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Hotel Arts Kensington

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1126 Memorial Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This chique smaller hotel is perfectly located close to the Peace bridge in Calgary, Kensington. I arrived around happy hour, mid-week. The bar and restaurant were quiet. The room was a good size with a soft bed that was the most comfortable I have ever...More

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Response from Werna B, Manager at Hotel Arts KensingtonResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind review, and sharing your experience with fellow travelers! I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, and I just wanted to reach out and let you know that we do have a coffee and tea service...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for two nights upon arriving in Calgary for the start of our drive to Vancouver Island. I purposely chose a smaller boutique hotel rather than a large chain hotel. Hotel Arts Kensington is in the neighbourhood of Kensington at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early and exhausted from our flight and had been awake for hours and the staff allowed us to check in early. The room was great and very comfortable. The staff gave us great recommendations for dining. I would give the hotel a 5...More

Thank bd45whp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent facility and beautifully updated rooms! We will definitely stay here again. The facility is located just outside of the downtown core - quick 5 minute drive from the facility. Oxbow is also a great spot for meetings and great food as well.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner was having a day procedure at the Foothills hospital and I knew that this hotel was located within close proximity to it and the shops that we enjoy. I called in advance and they had everything ready in the room for him. The...More

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About
Description
Hotel Arts Kensington (previously Kensington Riverside Inn) is a welcoming boutique Hotel located steps from Downtown Calgary along the banks of the picturesque Bow River in Kensington Village. This 19-room hotel ...More features inviting accommodations for the discerning traveler, as well as our newest addition, Oxbow, serving unique and seasonal cuisine, letting you appreciate dining as it was meant to be, honestly uncomplicated. Your experience will include evening turndown service, morning coffee/tea tray with newspaper, as well as complimentary high-speed wireless internet and bottled water in the guest room. When booking with us directly, guests will receive a $20 per person culinary credit at Oxbow. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
US$161 - US$365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kensington Riverside Hotel Calgary
Location
Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northwest Calgary
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
US$161 - US$365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kensington Riverside Hotel Calgary
Location
Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northwest Calgary
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Room & Suite (270)
Dining (36)
Amenities (11)
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latim63
22 March 2017|
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Response from Hilary L | Property representative |
Good morning Latim63, From our location it is very easy to walk downtown. You can access the downtown core via the 10th street Bridge, or the Calatrava Peace Bridge which is accessible from the pedestrian and bike pathway... More
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Ali S
16 March 2016|
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
Underground, heated parking was $15 for the night. After pulling into the garage and parking, we were greeted with waters and an offer to carry our bags. For us, the secure heated parking was worth the $15.
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"We had a special rate for one night but it was more than double when we tried to add an extra night"
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"River views are minimal and across a noisy highway. Not sure it's worth the extra cost."
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"Mine was roadside, but the drapes and the lack of traffic on a low traffic road gave me no problems."
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"I believe all the rooms are on the second floor and possible external noise to a degree"
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