We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Bow Valley Motel

Booking.comUS$142*
View Deal
#12 of 29 Hotels in Canmore
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Professional photos
Bow Valley Motel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

219 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 207: English reviews
Start your review of Bow Valley Motel
 Click to rate
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here may long for one night. Gorgeous mountain views , very friendly and helpful staff! Great price! Would love to go back! Nice area close to many shops and restaurants. Had a little kitchenette , free wifi and even offered bear spray which is always a great gesture

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Heather M
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 weeks whilst ice climbing in the Canadian Rockies in March 2017. Had a great time! Staff very friendly and helpful. Nice room. Good location. Good price! I have no complaints and lots of praise for this Motel. :-)

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Guest284
Reviewed 1 week ago

You might feel like you've stepped back into the 70s when you enter the BowValleyFreecycle@yahoogroups.ca Valley Motel. The building and its decor certainly date back to then and beyond. No pool, no fancy spa, no destination restaurant. All you get is a nice, basic, clean, decent, and friendly place to stay. What more could you ask for? We stayed for...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Leslie L
Moose Jaw, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the least expensive motel we could find r in the area,very clean and to our expectations,the front end staff were very helpful.it is within walking distance of the downtown and many of the local restraints.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank frannie1155040
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We were not sure what to expect when we booked. The room was exactly as pictured. The bed was very comfortable and seemed to be fairly new. Some of the furniture was very dated but was clean and served its purpose. The room was very clean only thing we found that wasn't were some hairs and stuff in the bath...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Liiveitout
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The motel is located right downtown - so walking distance to all shops and amenities. It is clean, quiet and excellent value. I particularly loved the 'mountain flair' with the wildlife cushions and the shower curtain. The staff at the desk were very helpful with a corkscrew, a wine glass and directions. I will be back!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Shawna B
Toronto
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I was iffy about staying at a motel but this motel definitely met my standards. The hotel receptionist was very helpful and gave us some tips of where to go around the area! The room was clean, comfortable and we had a beautiful view of the mountains from our bedroom. We also rented a car and Banff is only about...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mmnm123
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Right in the heart of Canmore and beside the river, some rooms with great views. Very clean and a price you can't beat. If you are looking for a basic no-frills place to sleep, this is the motel for you. Comfortable beds and comfortable pillows. Soap dispensers in the bathroom. There was a Keurig coffee machine plus pods, a good...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Footloose2016
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Rooms have everything you need. Super friendly staff. Nice cozy rooms! We were only planning on staying one night but decided to extend our stay because we were so happy with the room. Doesn't feel like a hotel at all. Feels like your own personal cabin.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank juventussoccer12
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

If you don't need frills, are looking for an inexpensive place and a great location with great service- look no further! Next door is the best pub in town with great food. We were so happy with the Bow Valley Motel and will definitely come back if we're ever in the area!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank MontanaLaura

39 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (39)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (10)
Viewed
View from Room (7)
Viewed
Other (13)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Canmore hotels
1.0 km away
Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge
0.5 km away
Ramada Canmore
Ramada Canmore
#16 of 29 in Canmore
921 reviews
1.2 km away
Canmore Rocky Mountain Inn
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.4 km away
Best Western Pocaterra Inn
1.3 km away
Stoneridge Mountain Resort by CLIQUE
0.5 km away
Georgetown Inn
Georgetown Inn
#9 of 29 in Canmore
484 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bow Valley Motel welcomes you to Main Street in the Mountains an ideal base for the independent traveler, family, or small group. Clean, comfortable, affordable accommodations with the wonder of the peaks all around you. 25 spacious rooms with one or two queen beds - each providing complementary coffee, fridge, cable TV, telephone, full bath and free wireless internet. Some units with kitchens, upper and ground units upon request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bow Valley Motel

Address: 610 Main St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B5, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range: $96 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow Valley Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline, Hotwire, Cancelon, Cheap Tickets, Evoline ltd and getaroom.com so you can book your Bow Valley Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Bow Valley Hotel Canmore
Bow Valley Motel Canmore, Canadian Rockies
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Bow Valley Motel staff and other travellers.
3 questions
Ask a question
Portland, Oregon
1 month ago
Kent, England, United Kingdom
7 months ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Bow Valley Motel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“For the quietest stay get a room on the top floor, if you don't need an elevator.”
lesliel607, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the end beside the main street can be a bit noisy.”
Liiveitout, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask if you can get upgraded with a kitchen suite”
Mmnm123, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Beautiful view of mountains from all rooms; upstairs rooms have less footsteps noise”
TheMotos713, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“fabulous views of the mountains”
saffronAustralia, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Booking.com
US$142* /night
View Deal
TripAdvisorUS$142
PricelineUS$142
Expedia.com
View all 12 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates