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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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Property amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Lake View
HOTEL CLASS
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of the five lodges we visited in Glacier/Waterton during a weeklong visit, this was my family's favorite. We booked a room as soon as reservations opened and were able to reserve the hotel's only lakefront 2-bedroom unit. It was slightly cheaper than the standard rooms,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the last weekend the hotel was open for the season. Every member of the staff was open and friendly, engaging in conversation with guests. Besides appreciating the grandeur of this historic hotel, we thoroughly enjoyed the dining experience, the history talks each evening,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is open only for a short season, so you do need to plan accordingly if you want to stay. But it is THE iconic image for Waterton National Park year-round. This was our first visit to this park since the devastating fires, and we...More

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Sallyfp
June 17, 2018|
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Response from Debimlee | Reviewed this property |
Waterton shuts down early in September (like the 2nd week of September). The closed roads this year (Red Rock Canyon and Cameron Lake) are because of fire damage from last year.
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lmr1213
March 24, 2018|
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Response from pasadena4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You don’t need to be a guest to dine in the restaurant.
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Jerry F
November 13, 2017|
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Response from Lisa D | Reviewed this property |
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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Room Tips
"You're there for the view, stay outside as much as you can."
imlay
1 week ago
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"choose a lakeview room"
Tamaragw
1 week ago
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"The high floors (we were on the 4th) have great views."
marioh90
Oct. 7, 2018
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"Get a lake view if possible. A short walk around the grounds will provide great views of the hotel."
lazybaby2017
Sep. 23, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$187 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel prince of walesprince wales hotel waterton
LOCATION
CanadaAlbertaCanadian RockiesWaterton Lakes National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
86
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