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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.
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Off Hwy. 5, Glacier Park Inc., Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta T0K 2M0 Canada
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Glacier National Park Airport87 km
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Gorgeous view of the lake and mountains!! Breathtaking! The hotel was beautiful as well, unbelievable the view from this hotel. I would recommend stopping at this National Park and visiting this hotel.
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It is impressive to look at! The building, its location, the history ... glad we went. The staff were friendly, especially the evening host who spoke to all guests about its history. The rooms are a bit basic .. a few extra touches would have elevated the room experience.
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This place is incredible. I saw it online years ago and always wanted to stay, stunning location. The view across the lake when you walk in is beautiful and sitting having a drink in the lobby or lounge with that view can’t be bettered! Rooms are very quaint and I’m so pleased
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The location of this hotel is absolutely a must see. Waterton Park is so beautiful! Unfortunately my room was dirty, worn, and unsafe. My very small room without air conditioning had linoleum the was popping up in the bathroom, cobwebs, dust, and a unsealed electrical box
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Unfortunately we did not have the great view as seen on the pictures due to a wildlife fire in the area, but still we got a glimpse of it. Magnificent. The spacious room had view on the lake. We loved the atmosphere from the old days. Yes it was a bit noisy but then again it is
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View from Room 411 at the Prince of Wales
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View from 5th floor balcony room.
view from room #419
Yes, fire related. Still looking and waiting for the big dump of snow. :)
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I see that there is a restaurant here. Can you go to the restaurant without staying at the hotel?
Yes. You don’t need to be a guest to dine in the restaurant.
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They might They have an elevator that they use for luggage. It might be used for wheelchairs too Check w the hotel
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What are the hours when breakfast is served? Trying to plan activities on the day of checkout.
Thanks for getting in touch! Breakfast is served from from 7am-10pm.
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Is there a full bathroom in every guest room?
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"You're there for the view, stay outside as much as you can."
"choose a lakeview room"
"The high floors (we were on the 4th) have great views."
"Get a lake view if possible. A short walk around the grounds will provide great views of the hotel."
"Face the water!"
US$185 - US$246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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