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Prince of Wales Hotel

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Went to have afternoon tea for my wife's birthday as advertised on their website...... Victoria Day and the hotel was shut why the car park was full and we were not the only people looking to get service ?????? Waterton was mobbed lost opportunity for this place

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washington dc
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Built in 1926 as part of Canada's impressive "track" record of constructing large, elegant railway hotels in the wilderness. Named for Edward VIII, at that time Prince of Wales. A photo in the lobby shows his visit. A very representative architectural style of the period: Tudor revival on the exterior, campsite rustic log decor on the interior, including a second...

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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The hotel grandly sits unoccupied and closed over January and into February. Call ahead if you were planning on "dropping" in.Thankfully there are two other places to stay in the park. You can walk the grounds and folks maintaining the hotel are encouraging. Worth the visit just to get e feel for the place.

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1Thank Jimmy C
Kelseyville, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Waterton National Park in Canada was our destination this time. If you look on a map you will see two National Parks back to back. It may look like one giant park but it is really two separate parks in different countries. One in Canada and the other in the U.S.A. We did see both in our second time up...

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2Thank jaduckcoin
Nacogdoches, Texas
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We stayed here for two nights and were very awed by the views from the hotel and our room. Though the room was comfortable with two twin beds (a couple of girls traveling together), the bathroom was tiny and the lighting in the room could have been better. Go to this hotel because of its charms and don't expect a...

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful hotel in the most beautiful place I've ever been. The building itself looks like something out of a movie. The views are awe-inspiring. We stayed in the princess suite so we had multiple rooms, a spacious balcony, and our own man servant. There is a quaint town down the road to visit, and they do wildlife...

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1Thank GatorGirl428
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Prince of Wales Hotel dominates the skyline for many miles from all directions. Set atop a prominent knoll at the north end of Waterton Lake, the view down the lake extends into Montana and Glacier National Park. Built in 1926-27 by Louis Hill of Great Northern Railway fame, it is part of the railroad legacy that included the building...

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4Thank Don F
Havertown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The Prince of Wales Hotel enjoys an excellent location overlooking the lake. It appears that the exterior of the hotel was recently painted, but the interior public areas are a bit shopworn and in need of some polishing up. We had lunch in bar (same menu as the dining room) and really appreciated the stunning views from there. Given shepherd’s...

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Glacier Park I, Manager at Prince of Wales Hotel, responded to this review

Hi TLinHT, thank you for taking some time to leave a review of your experience at the Prince of Wales. We're glad you appreciated the views from the Lounge, but are sorry to hear the Shepard's Pie wasn't better for you. We appreciate this feedback moving forward and please be sure that this information will be shared. We hope you...

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I had never partaken in a High Tea before, so we opted to give it a try while staying in Waterton. It is a little expensive ($50 American for two people) but we truly enjoyed ourselves. The serving area is in the lobby facing the large windows overlooking the lake. The view is stunning as well as...

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2Thank LYNN J
Guilford, Vermont
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We arrived in Waterton on a gorgeous but brisk evening. The view of the lake from the lobby was breathtaking. Unfortunately, the next day was foggy, icy and cold. And while the view from the lobby had been amazing, our room was less than amazing. Antiquated bathroom with very slow hot water, small room with mediocre bed, wind whistling through...

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Glacier Park I, Manager at Prince of Wales Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Anne R, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Prince of Wales Hotel. We're so glad you enjoyed the lake view from the lobby, it truly is unmatched. We are sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your room as much as the view. Due to the age of the hotel, the bathrooms and rooms...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1927, the Prince of Wales Hotel is located on the bluff overlooking picturesque Waterton Lakes and the township of Waterton, Alberta Canada. This stately hotel, named after Prince Edward, offers 86 guest rooms and a traditional British atmosphere complete with Afternoon Tea, the Royal Stewart Dining Room, Windsor Lounge, and the distinctive gift shop, Princess Gifts. The Prince of Wales Hotel is a smoke free, 7-story facility with designated outdoor smoking areas. Check-in time is after 3:00 p.m. and checkout time is 11:00 a.m. All rooms are accessed via stairs and are sold based on view or room size. An antique elevator is available for floors 2 through 4 and requires assistance to operate. There are no ADA-accessible rooms available at Prince of Wales Hotel. The self parking lot is located a short walk from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prince of Wales Hotel

Address: Off Hwy. 5, Glacier Park Inc., Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Waterton Lakes National Park
Price Range: $224 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Prince of Wales Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 86
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Hotel Prince Of Wales
Prince Wales Hotel Waterton
Prince Of Wales Hotel Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta
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“The prairies or the mountains both room views exist.”
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“Upper floors on front side have better views, but are also noisy when its windy.”
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