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Hotel Arts Kensington

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1126 Memorial Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3 Canada See on map
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Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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This hotel is not downtown no matter what they tell you. The rooms have no fridge, no coffee or tea, the windows are 15 ft from another building where construction workers peer into the rooms while causing a ruckus, waking you up way earlier than...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Adam M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful, very comfy rooms. Service excellent. Parking a bit tight. But overall a lovely stay. Great lounge area and wine selection. Had small service issue for breakfast but food quality fantastic. We will be back

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn’t close enough to downtown. Inconvenient to get anywhere downtown even though is was grouped with downtown hotels. Parking is terrible if you have a full size truck. I imagine there’s a lot of neat shops in Kensington area if you don’t have to go...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from ColinM3119, Manager at Hotel Arts KensingtonResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience at Hotel Arts Kensington. Our location, directly across the river from Downtown Calgary, allows for quick access via the 10th Street Bridge, which connects to the major arteries through the downtown core. While we do offer a secured, heated...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an excellent meal at their in-house restaurant, Oxbow. Retired to our room to relax. Very comfortable. TV is a large HD with full selection of channels. If you’d rather stream something on your computer, which we did, the wifi is high speed and included...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from ColinM3119, Manager at Hotel Arts KensingtonResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with your fellow travelers! I am so glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to host you and I look forward to welcoming you back next time. Kind regards, Colin Middleton Rooms...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A return romantic getaway for us. The decor is lovely and the staff went out of their way to be helpful. Very clean, very comfy bed. Quiet enough but for the HVAC. If we had to look for something to complain about, it would be...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from ColinM3119, Manager at Hotel Arts KensingtonResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for leaving a review of our property. Our rooms are outfitted with down filled pillows by default however we do stock a variety of pillow types to ensure the most comfortable arrangements for our guests. I can certainly appreciate that a...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 complimentary morning coffee/tea, daily newspaper delivery, as well as complimentary high-speed wireless internet and bottled water in the guest room. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
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
USD 158 - USD 290 (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
USD 158 - USD 290 (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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latim63
23 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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AliS964
17 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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"Total of 19 rooms, 5 on main floor and 14 on second. We were at back so quiet."
food_reviewer45
1 week ago
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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"
bd45whp
17 Sep. 2018
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"River views are minimal and across a noisy highway. Not sure it's worth the extra cost."
CarrieL534
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."
Panman78
15 Jul. 2018
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