About Us

Banff's only hotel located beside the Bow River

The Bow View Lodge is the only 3-Star Canada Select hotel with 58 rooms located directly beside the beautiful Bow River. Our hotel is located in the town of Banff, Alberta, which lies within Canada’s Banff National Park. Situated just two-and-a-half blocks from downtown Banff, shopping, dining and entertainment are found only a short walk away. We look forward to welcoming you to the Canadian Rockies!

Bow View Lodge has two sister hotels eager to accommodate your needs: the Banff Park Lodge and Homestead Inn.

Here's why our loyal clientele returns year after year:

    • Superb location

    • Centrally Located – Downtown Banff is only 2.5 blocks away
    • On the Bow River – Picturesque walking trails and beauty at our doorstep
    • Off of Banff Avenue – Away from the noise and crowds found on Banff’s busiest street
    • Value

    • Free parking
    • Access to all amenities in our 4-star sister property Banff Park Lodge
    • Excellence in Cleanliness

    • We are proud recipients of the Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association’s Housekeeping Award for over 20 consecutive years
Link to Banff Park Lodge Meetings & Conferences
Meetings & Conferences

Plan your corporate retreat or conference at Bow View Lodge, where our River Suite is ideal for groups of up to 24 people, providing the conveniences of a modern meeting facility combined with inspirational river views.

Link to Banff Park Lodge Weddings

Exchange your vows in Banff National Park, one of the world’s most beautiful destinations. Bow View Lodge is an ideal location for small celebrations; our qualified staff can provide you with all the amenities to make your wedding day memorable. Our Conference Service Manager will with you to develop the wedding of your dreams.

Link to Banff Park Lodge Reunions

With 58 guest rooms, we are well equipped to handle your family reunion. Plan on reserving our intimate meeting space or using conference facilities and restaurants at our sister property, the adjacent Banff Park Lodge.


Banff National Park

Established in 1885, Banff National Park is Canada's first national park and encompasses 6,641 km² of jaw-dropping mountain landscapes, pristine wilderness, and abundant wildlife.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Banff is easily accessible and chock-full of exciting activities and cultural events, making this a superb year-round destination for travellers of all kinds.

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