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Hotel The Dorothy Motel (Banff, Canada)


Hotel The Dorothy Motel (Banff, Canada)

About The Dorothy Motel

Bumpers Inn is located just 2.3 miles to Banff Springs Golf Course and four miles to Banff Upper Hot Springs. This budget-friendly property is set amidst pine trees and the lush vegetation of Banff, with the iconic Cascade Mountain as its backdrop. The rooms are well-ventilated and tastefully appointed with wooden furnishings. Each is equipped with a private bathroom with free basic toiletries & hairdryer, 32-inch LCD television, tea & coffee making facilities, mini refrigerator, and safety deposit box. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the inn. Concierge service, bike rentals, and free Roam Bus passes for Banff’s transit system can be availed at the front desk. Parking is free of charge. Within a five-minute walk are restaurants serving delectable Asian and Western dishes, including Japanese Restaurant Miki and Wildfire Grill. Canadian Ski Museum West is only one mile from Bumpers Inn. The Cave and Basin National Historic Site is two miles away.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationGood  (7.7 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.5 / 10)
  • ServiceFair  (7.2 / 10)
  • CleanlinessGood  (7.6 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.0 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Outstanding beds!

Previous guests loved the quality of the beds provided at the rooms! They noted that the beds were extremely nice, sufficient in size, clean, and comfortable which were perfect for those looking for basic yet satisfying sleeping facility.


Pleasing, positive attitude of staff

The overall positive attitude of the staff was very pleasing. They were friendly and were more than willing to help the guest with their needs. They were also very nice and accommodating so guests were impressed!


Ideal location in scenic Banff

Due to its unique and perfect location, guests were able to have a relaxing yet convenient stay. The property is far enough from the noisy crowds but accessible and close enough to travel all the major tourists' spots within Banff. Moreover, it is located near the woods where guests can witness the magnificent view of nature.

Negative Reviews


No air-conditioning system

Guests were disappointed with the lack of an air conditioning system inside the rooms. It was quite hard for guests to function normally inside the rooms especially during hot season. There was also no proper ventilation, so the rooms had hot temperature despite opening windows or turning on the fan.


No reception area provided

Most of the negative reviews were from guests who were annoyed with the lack of proper reception or front desk area. Guests had to walk a few blocks away just to register so it was inconvenient for them to cross the street especially those who have mobility issues.


Unsatisfying pool facility

Previous guests had issues with the outdoor swimming pool as it was closed or under maintenance most of their stay. It was also quite far since it was located at the back of the property so guests had to make an extra effort to walk across the street just to use the pool area.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Parking
  3. Terrace
  4. Pets allowed
  5. Non-smoking rooms
  6. WiFi in public areas
  7. Hypoallergenic rooms
  8. Free WiFi in public areas
  9. Free WiFi
  10. Breakfast
  11. Hand sanitizer provided
  12. Temperature screening
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
  5. Electric kettle
  6. Air conditioning
  7. Cable TV
  8. WiFi
  9. Microwave
  10. Fridge
  11. Free WiFi (rooms)
  12. Coffee machine
Sports facilities
  1. Bike rental
  2. Golf course
  3. Skiing
  4. Hiking trail
Hotel characteristics
  1. LGBTQ+ friendly
  1. Accessible parking
For children
  1. Kids stay for free

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 16:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


250 Marmot Crescent , T1L 1H8 , Banff , Canada
Telephone: +1 4037622638 | Fax: +1 4037624763 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The Dorothy Motel

  • Is there a pool area at The Dorothy Motel?

    No, The Dorothy Motel doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The Dorothy Motel?

    Yes, The Dorothy Motel has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at The Dorothy Motel?

    Yes, The Dorothy Motel provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The Dorothy Motel?

    Check-in at The Dorothy Motel is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The Dorothy Motel located?

    The Dorothy Motel is located in 250 Marmot Crescent, T1L 1H8, Banff, Canada.