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Bow View Lodge

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7.7
Good
1,757 reviews
+1 403-762-2261

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pets Allowed
Pool
The Bow View Lodge is the only 3 Star Canada Select hotel with 58 rooms located directly on the beautiful Bow River- where you can enjoy a river walk along a tree-lined path that offers an exceptional view of the surrounding mountains and occasional wildlife. We are only 2 blocks from downtown Banff where you can enjoy all the finest shopping- dining and entertainment a world-class resort has to offer. Canadas Banff National Park- which includes breathtaking Lake Louise- is one of the most photographed spots in the world. When you see it for yourself- youll understand why. Everywhere you look - or ski- or hike- or climb- or canoe- or walk- or wander - is scenery thats impossibly magnificent The major gateway for Banff is Calgary International Airport YYC and a regular airport shuttle service operates between the airport and the hotel. Our 58 guestrooms are decorated with beautiful- handcrafted solid oak furniture. Each room includes a coffee maker- convenience fridge- cable television- clock radio- direct dial telephone with data-port and voice mail system- a table with two chairs- large dresser- hair dryer- individual climate control- private bathroom with full bath. Rooms on the 2nd and 3rd floor have balconies. Ask us about our adjoining rooms. If more space is needed to accommodate those traveling with you- why not choose one of our 3 spacious Family Rooms- which have two separate bedrooms. The 1st bedroom comes with 1queen size bed- sitting area with a sofa hide-a-bed while the 2nd bedroom has 2 double beds. Treat yourself to luxury- when you book the only Suite with river view in Banff. This newly build River Suite is available with 2 queen beds- private bathroom- microwave- sitting area with flat screen TV and large windows overlooking the Bow River. The Bow View Lodge is located 228 Bow Avenue on the beautiful Bow River. Only 2 � blocks from downtown Banff in the middle of the Rockies
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228 Bow Avenue
Banff, AB T1L 1A5
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User Highlights
7.7
Good
Location
"Excellent position" "Beautiful Bow River"
City centre within easy reach, said 99%.
Parking was ok, according to 50%.
Cleanliness
"Rooms were clean and comfortable" "Room was spotless"
87% said rooms were clean.
84% thought it was clean.
Pool
"Adjacent hotel pool" "Awsome swimming pool"
Service
"Friendly front desk" "Staff was wonderful"
80% found the staff to be very friendly.
60% said the reception staff was ok.
Value for money
"Excellent value for your money" "Excellent price"
83% thought it was overpriced.
80% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Room
"Televisions are getting old" "Bathtub drain broken"
Beds were acceptable for 57%.
87% said rooms were clean.
Food
"No dining" "No restaurant"
WiFi
"No Wi-Fi" "Had to pay for internet"
83% thought it was overpriced.
83% said the wifi quality was bad.
Breakfast
"No complimentary breakfast" "No Breakfast options"
80% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Vibe
"Building is outdated" "Outdated decor"
89% criticized the unstylish hotel.
68% didn't like the unstylish hotel.

Good to know...

Near city centre
Relatively high internet cost
Hotel could use some updating
TV needs to be updated
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Lonely Planet
The Bow View is a workaday Banff option – older than most of the log inns that line Banff Ave, but neat and tidy all the same. The location is great, steps from downtown and next to the...
Hotel Information
Features
Airport Shuttle
Child Care
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Golf
Handicap
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Pool
Spa or Sauna
Details
Check-In
From 4:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
58
Fees
Add-ons
  • Internet Fee: CAD 5 per night (rates may vary)
  • Pet Fee: CAD 25 per pet, per night
  • Breakfast Fee: CAD 19.95 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible