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Come Inn to Canmore's Country Inn with old world style
Bed & Breakfast Hospitality and Fine Food

Offering Bed and Breakfast style hospitality, mountain views from all rooms, luxurious accommodations and the best Canadian breakfast. The Inn is located at the base of Lady McDonald mountain in Canmore, Alberta, a scenic 20 minute walk into Canmore town. It is the perfect place to begin your exploration of beautiful countryside. Your unforgettable experience of true Canadian hospitality and fine dining starts right here.

Celebrate any time of the year All the special touches Relax on the balcony Large whirlpool tubs

Experience the Extraordinary!
Luxurious Country Inn in the Banff / Canmore Area
Bed and Breakfast Hospitality with all the extras.

Come into our inn to take a tour of one of Canada’s best kept secrets in the heart of the captivating Canadian Rocky Mountains. Only a 60 minutes drive from Calgary, 5 minutes from Banff National Park and 1 hour 3 minutes from the Columbian Ice Fields.

Bear & Bison Canadian Country Inn has been designed by the owners Lonny & Fiona Middleton for the discerning guest who enjoys being pampered in comfortable, relaxing and luxurious surroundings. The Bed & Breakfast style hospitality and World Class inn, restaurant, service and amenities are magical ingredients combined to produce an ideal destination for romantic getaways, and honeymoons, intimate elopement weddings, skiing & winter getaways, management retreat, and a base to start & finish your week long exploration of the Canadian Rockies Provincial & National Parks. 

Our Mine Cart Entrance

In addition to the Inn being a fantastic base for your vacation we are a 1st Class culinary experience. Our Bed and Breakfast Inn provides unique dining facilities for groups wanting exclusive use for intimate weddings, conferences, activity retreats and family gatherings for up to 24 adults.

We have 10 guest rooms designed to offer you a range of uniquely styled rooms. Each room has a king size four poster bed, fireplace, whirlpool bathtub, private balcony or patio and amazing views of the 6 mountain ranges surrounding Canmore Town. 

Garden Spa Rooms

On our doorstep is Banff National Park, Kananaskis Country, Lake Louise, Columbian Icefields, wildlife tours, world class golf, fishing charters, breathtaking hiking and climbing, cross country ski, downhill and heli-skiing and snowboarding, dog-sledding, world class mountain biking trails, alpine wildflower meadows, the list is endless. To add to the excitement, a short drive will take you to the famous Tyrrell Museum and Dinosaur Provincial Park, Calgary for the Stampede, Lake Louise, Jasper Park, Kootenay Park, Radium Hot Springs, Invermere’s beaches and many, many more attractions.

We have a comprehensive library to help you plan your daily activities or you can visit the Canmore Tourism Agency’s website for general information on the Town of Canmore and Alberta. 

Sunny Balcony

Celebrate with Us

Luxurious rooms

Private balcony

Getting Married

Are you thinking of planning a wedding in the Canadian Rockies? 
You must visit our Wedding page to see wonderful options we have for small weddings. Or ask us to send our Wedding Information package to help you plan. We cater to small groups this way your wedding is exclusive at the Inn and we can make sure every member of your group is given special treatment.


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bullet Romantic Getaways
bullet Spa Services
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bullet Activities & driving distances
bullet Recommended inns outside Canadian Rockies
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Owners Lonny & Fiona Middleton

GIFT CERTIFICATES ~ should you have wonderful friends or family members who deserve special pampering, you can make gift giving simple by presenting them with a specially packaged A Bear & Bison Country Inn Gift Certificate. They can be ordered, or more information can be obtained by telephoning 1-403-678-2058 or E-mail to [email protected] 


We hope you enjoyed your visit to the website of A Bear & Bison Canadian Country Inn. Whilst here, why not check out the weather we are having at the moment. You will find that we are a little cooler than Calgary but a few degrees warmer than Banff.

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 Country Inn, Bed & Breakfast & Restaurant
705 Benchlands Trail,
Canmore, Alberta, Canada
Telephone: 1-403-678-2058 Fax: 1-403-678-2086      
[email protected]

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