$76 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Oct 6, 2014 Check-out: Oct 7, 2014

Bow View Lodge

3 stars
228 Bow Avenue, Banff, AB T1L 1A5
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
38 reviews
Great place to stay in lovely location

Enjoyed our stay at Bow View Lodge. Beautiful setting overlooking the Bow River, and within walking... See full review

  • Happy Traveler54
  • Aug 5, 2014
nice place

easy walk to downtown.....parking is a bit scarce. See full review

  • BSBSBS
  • Aug 8, 2014
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

Hotel Map

51.1778 -115.5758
Area description
City Center

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Bow View Lodge Rooms

Standard Room with 2 double beds
Our Standard guest rooms 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 chai
View Room with Queen bed
Our River view rooms 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-
River View room with 1 King Bed
Our River view rooms 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-

Amenities

  • Free parking
Activities
Golf
Fishing
Services
24 hour front desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Room
Television with cable
Telephone
Mini bar

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (38)

Ratings and reviews for Bow View Lodge

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
38 out of 38
Amenities:
3.6
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.6
Value:
4

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Down in the list
Chicago
Aug 9, 2014

Banff

Good proximity to Banff right along Bow river trail.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Down in the list
Chicago
Aug 9, 2014

Banff

Average but above average location wise. Right in heart of banff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
BSBSBS
KS
Aug 8, 2014

nice place

easy walk to downtown.....parking is a bit scarce.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Happy Traveler54
Walnut Cove, NC
Aug 5, 2014

Great place to stay in lovely location

Enjoyed our stay at Bow View Lodge. Beautiful setting overlooking the Bow River, and within walking distance of the picturesque town of Banff. Only drawbacks were limited parking and no breakfast included, but definitely a great place to stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Hotel is right in town with close walk to everything, but feels like a private location with proximity to the Bow River.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
hiker12
Zeeland, MI
Jul 18, 2014

Great location

Bow View Lodge is located right across the street from the Bow River and is a block from all of the main Banff attractions on Bear Street and Banff Avenue. The room was clean and comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Traveling Bunny
Hacienda Heights
Jul 4, 2014

Dated room, but super comfort

The room has dated furniture, but it's clean and beds are very comfortable. That's all we need after a tiring day of hiking. The sister hotel next door has nice Jacuzzi, seam room and pool that we can use. The location is convenient to restaurants.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Udo Koch
Stuart, FL
Aug 17, 2012

Decent value for Banff

Beware of the train horn sounds which blast all night long.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Nickname24
San Francisco, CA
Jul 16, 2012

Just another basic motel

Close to town center, perfect if you're always outside enjoying the area and hardly in the room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Wagonwoody
Port Hardy BC
Jul 15, 2012

There really is a Bow River view.

This is a lovely lodge with a great view. It is in a very relaxing, quiet location, yet it convenient to downtown Banff. The room was clean and comfortable. I enjoyed my stay and highly recommend this lodge to others,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Bow View Lodge

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Domek
Sindelfingen, Germany
Sep 19, 2011

Classic, clean old hotel

We started our roundtrip in Banff an stayed two nights in the hotel. It was very clean and cosy.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
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