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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 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 complimentary morning coffee/tea, daily newspaper delivery, 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.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spacious room with gas fireplace was just what we needed. Kensington has so many food options it boggles the mind. Amazing view of the Calgary downtown skyline in front of the hotel. Within walking distance of the downtown core.

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Our stay at Hotel Art Kensington was our 2nd time there … Our first was on our Honeymoon and this was our 9th wedding anniversary - what a wonderful hotel! The staff are so helpful and accommodating … The location close to downtown and steps...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an amazing boutique hotel. A beautiful area of town and still very close to downtown. The staff were impeccable at their job and the room was extremely comfortable. It was a business trip and I felt like I was on vacation at a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb hotel. Service was exceptional - staff all are clearly well trained and motivated to provide the highest level of customer service. Room was excellent. Ate dinner at Oxbow and it was outstanding. Love the boutique hotel look and feel. Will definitely come back to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights recently for a business stay in the area. Hotel is well located, stylish but modern too. Staff are professional and friendly and the rooms are clean, with a very comfortable bedding and upmarket toiletries in the bathrooms. The ground floor room...More

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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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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"
17 Sep 2018
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"River views are minimal and across a noisy highway. Not sure it's worth the extra cost."
4 Aug 2018
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"Mine was roadside, but the drapes and the lack of traffic on a low traffic road gave me no problems."
15 Jul 2018
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"I believe all the rooms are on the second floor and possible external noise to a degree"
18 May 2018
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US$166 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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