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The Glacier View Inn

$$ - $$$
Icefields Parkway | Highway #93 North, just north of the Banff/Jasper National Park Border, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3, Canada
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  • Excellent8%
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11 Oct 2017
“Far from the madd(en)ing crowd”
11 Sep 2017
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$$ - $$$
Icefields Parkway | Highway #93 North, just north of the Banff/Jasper National Park Border, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3, Canada
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This Inn, situated above the hectic Icefield Centre is a haven of peace and tranquility. Large rooms with exceptional views make up for the mayhem through which you need to pass to reach the hotel. Clean, comfortable and quiet, our room was great - and...More

Thank dzumbino
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This hotel was lovely. The rooms where quite large and clean. And if lucky enough a view of the glaciers. Unfortunately we got a view of the rubbish bins out the back. Our friends got the glaciers. Paid the same money. I think it would...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night. They are sticky about check-in being 4:00 pm. If you arrive too soon, there is not much to do. Thankfully we had tickets for the adventure exploration tour or we would have had to sit around for two hours....More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We recently did a tour of the Canadian Rockies. Driving from Calgary to Banff, to Lake Louise, to Columbia Glacier, to Jasper, then back to Banff and Calgary. I had seen this place on line and although it was over-priced, reserved it because we wanted...More

Thank kplphoto57
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Very much over priced. The Buffet didn't look very fresh or appetising so we plumped for the Al a Carte., which again was very disappointing.

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed here this week great view of the Glacier reasonably comfortable beds tidy room a bit aged but ok for were it is Ali checked us in and was great. Full of information about the area Re the Restaurant at the discovery centre looks...More

1  Thank glennkim11
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed here at the end of May as a stopover while travelling along the Icefield Parkway. The Aussie receptionist was very welcoming and very helpful. Couldn't fault her. The rooms were outdated but we were impressed with the view of the glacier and also...More

Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Beware that waiters try to get you to give an extra 15% tip over and above the 15% automatically included in the bill

1  Thank wollaston99
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We stayed here one night only to do a glacier hike. The hike was wonderful. The restaurant not so, the Chinese food was rubbish, so bad that I sent mine back. My replacement was a chicken Caesar salad which had a sizeable amount of brown...More

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 28 September 2015

The hotel is nice, and pretty basic. However, given its location and remoteness, they keep it in pretty good shape. Don't expect that gorgeously lit building they show on the website. That's way too romantic. The reality is it is a stone building in the...More

1  Thank czrswyf
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Les B
19 January 2018|
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Response from dzumbino | Reviewed this property |
We ate at the cafe for supper and the food was awful as not only did we have very little to choose from by then but everything had dried out having been made much earlier. The restaurant was expensive and it appears the a... More
Chuck C
10 October 2017|
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Response from Sue D | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t take a hat tour. However, I imagine you would be in the same restaurant we ate in. It is a buffet meal the food was okay but very expensive. You can drive to the glacier to see it. Then continue on to Jasper or Lake... More
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  • Address: Icefields Parkway | Highway #93 North, just north of the Banff/Jasper National Park Border, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
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