Kensington Riverside Inn - Calgary

1126 Memorial Drive N.W. Calgary , Alberta , Ca ,, Calgary, Canada, T2N 3E3  show map
 4 stars
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Kensington Riverside Inn - Calgary

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Kensington Riverside Inn is a 4-star elegant hotel providing a luxury accommodation only minutes away from University of Calgary, TELUS Spark and Calgary Tower. Founded in 1999, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2012.

Just 3 km from the center of Calgary known for Peace Bridge, Riley Park and Kensington. A tower and a gallery as well as gardens and parks are in a short distance from the property.

There are shopping centers, a market and boutiques within a quick reach of the hotel.

Kensington Riverside Inn lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Calgary International airport.

Rooms

A panoramic view over the city center welcomes guests to Executive Double Room, Luxury Double Room and Double Room with stylish décor. The property offers views of the Bow River from the rooms. Bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the dining room every morning. The intimate restaurant offers fine local cuisine served in a sophisticated atmosphere. The café Crave Cookies and Cupcakes is 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

The hotel provides allergy-free rooms, a safe deposit box and a baggage storage along with computers, a meeting room and a sound system to fit the needs of all guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at CAD 15 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   19.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • River view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

1126 Memorial Drive N.W. Calgary , Alberta , Ca ,, Calgary, Canada, T2N 3E3

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City Center
  • Calgary
    1.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Downtown- West Kerby C Train
    2000 ft
  • Sunnyside C train
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn (cuisine: Contemporary)
    100 ft
  • Muse Restaurant (cuisine: French, Continental, Canadian)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    19

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Suite
    Size: 575 sq. feet
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      Junior Suite
      Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed
      Size: 435 sq. feet
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        Executive Double Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 390 sq. feet
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          Luxury Double Room
          Bed type: King-size bed or Queen-size bed
          Size: 325 sq. feet
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Kensington Riverside Inn - Calgary Calgary location
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            Hotel Address:

            1126 Memorial Drive N.W. Calgary , Alberta , Ca ,, Calgary, Canada, T2N 3E3

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Calgary
              1.4 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Downtown- West Kerby C Train
              2000 ft
            • Sunnyside C train
              2000 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn (cuisine: Contemporary)
              100 ft
            • Muse Restaurant (cuisine: French, Continental, Canadian)
              200 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of rooms:
              19

            Hotel Awards

            CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCalgaryKensington Riverside Inn

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in Canada

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            Convention centers

            • Kensington - 400 ft

            Shopping areas

            Amusement

            • Sunset Billiard and Arcade - 1400 ft
            • Bonkers Indoor Playgrounds Inc - 4000 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            Museums

            • Calgary Science Ctr - 1700 ft
            • Energeum - 2700 ft

            Halls

            • Polish Combatants Assn - 400 ft
            • Danish Canadian Club - 4000 ft

            Universities, Institutes

            • Wild Rose College-Ntrl Healing - 700 ft
            • Kdm Dental College Intl - 1400 ft
            • Canadian Nazarene College - 1700 ft
            • Canadian Securities Institute - 4000 ft

            Business areas

            Local attractions

            • Chinese Cultural Centre Museum - 5100 ft
              197 - 1st Street SW, Calgary
            • Central Memorial Park - 1.0 mi
              1221 2 St. S.W., Calgary
            • Centre Street Bridge - 1.1 mi
              Calgary, Alberta T2ECanada
            • Stephen Avenue Walk - 1.0 mi
              8 Ave SW, Calgary
            • Chinatown - 1.1 mi
              Calgary, AlbertaCanada

            Near the hotel

            • Kensington - 500 ft
              10th Street NW and Kensington Road, Calgary
            • Riley Park - 2700 ft
              800 12 St NW, Calgary
            • Devonian Gardens - 3700 ft
              8th Avenue SW, Calgary
            • Grace Presbyterian Church - 4500 ft
              1009 15 Ave Southwest, Calgary
            • Peace Bridge - 2200 ft
              Memorial Drive NW, Calgary
            • McDougall Centre - 2900 ft
              455 6th St SW, Calgary
            • Prince's Island Park - 4300 ft
              1st Ave & 4th St SW, Calgary

            Restaurants nearby

            • Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn - 100 ft

              Address: 1126 Memorial Drive NW
              Phone: +1 877-313-3733

              81% likes this, based on 93 reviews
              Cuisine: Contemporary
              Price Range: USD 32 - USD 51

            • Crave Cookies and Cupcakes - 400 ft

              Address: 1107 Kensington Road NW

              81% likes this, based on 136 reviews

            • The Brasserie - 300 ft

              Address: 1131 Kensington Rd NW
              Phone: (403) 457-4148

              64% likes this, based on 28 reviews
              Cuisine: European
              Price Range: USD 11 - USD 24

            • Muse Restaurant - 200 ft

              Address: 107 10a St. N.W.
              Phone: (403) 670-6873

              62% likes this, based on 99 reviews
              Cuisine: French, Continental, Canadian
              Price Range: USD 52 - USD 52

            • Pulcinella - 400 ft

              Address: 1147 Kensington Cresent NW

              50% likes this, based on 138 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: USD 17 - USD 32

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of rooms:
              19

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            Kensington Riverside Inn Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Kensington Riverside Inn

            Average guest rating

            8.8out of 10
            Superb
            Based on 30 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              The rooms, the service and the quality you get at this Inn is amazing...this is definitely a 5 star plus hotel. We stay in many hotels during the year and this Inn compares to no other. We were so pleased and would recommend this Inn to everyone.

            • Older travelers
              9.2

              Proximity to unique area as well as downtown and good atmosphere in hotel.

              It didn't have a hot tub.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Great location to access shops along Kensignton Avenue and a pleasant 25 min walk along the Bow River to Eau Claire Market and Princess Island. Pleasant staff, very quiet and a large well appointed room. Price included excellent breakfast and parking.

            • Single
              9.6

              small and homey, friendly, comfortable, personalized service. excellent dining, located in a boutiquey area of the city yet close 2 the traditional downtown. staff treat you individually

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              It was located in such a great spot. Very close to downtown. And right in the heart of bustling Kensington. Lots of very interesting shops and restaurants around every corner.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              The best part was when we arrived and they had upgraded our reservation to a suite. It was wonderful! The food was excellent and the whole experience very pleasant.

            • Group of friends
              10.0

              The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room had plenty of space and was well appointed. The morning coffee and newspaper delivered to the outside of your room in thermoses was the best! I would stay again!

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              The location was excellent, a few minutes walk from a free tram service into downtown Calgary. The Hotel was quiet, the breakfast very good and the staff were all very helpful, welcoming and engaging. I would book this hotel again if I stay in Calgary and recommend it to others. There were also plenty of eateries in Kensington Village and a wonderful walk through the riverside park into town.

            • Single
              10.0

              Beautiful large room with walk out to a patio. Breakfast is included and is excellent and beautifully served in the dining room. Good wireless access that is included in the price. The property is about a ten minute cab ride to the centre of the City - just far enough to get away from the hubub - you feel like you are staying in a funky residential neighbourhood.

            • Single
              10.0

              Great location with easy , access to wine bars, restaurants, shopping, and a quick taxi ride to city centre. Elegant and understated.

            • Couple
              9.6

              nice value for money, clean and nicely equipped room

            • Family with children
              10.0

              Exceptional service with friendly and helpful staff. We stayed there for a week, and loved every moment of it. Breakfast is phenomenal, must try, and coffee/tea with morning paper at your door every morning. We stayed on first floor, and there was a little patio with table and a chair to enjoy evenings. This is now my choice hotel.

            • Single
              8.8

              fantastic breakfast, great people

              noisy room (street, lobby)

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Kensington Riverside Inn is a beautiful, cozy, intimate accommodation in a city atmosphere. My husband had to be in Calgary on business and we had the day on Saturday to relax so selected this place because of positive reviews on the web, and the location, as well as the value compared to other accommodations. We were looking for an atmospheric place. Kri fit the bill and we loved the decor, the friendly, accommodating service, and the excellent breakfast. We liked that breakfast was served until 1:00 on weekends, so there was no rush on Saturday morning. The bed was very comfortable. The rooms were a nice size. Liked the fireplace in the room. The Inn was elegant and comfortable--didn't feel like a hotel. The people working there were very warm and helpful.

              I thought the rooms could have had better lighting. I like the option of having a bright room day or night, and I need a bright light for reading. I would have liked to have known before we arrived that renovations were going on. We had a room right next to renovations which started a little before 9:00 on our one morning to relax. Hammering, drilling-- even if we weren't sleeping, it was annoying! They very kindly moved us to another room so that our afternoon could be enjoyed in the room--they had been fully booked the night before so we were glad there was a quiet room available for the Saturday afternoon. We would not have been able to stay in the original room with the amount of noise.

            • Single
              8.2

              The staff are reall accomodating and cannot do enough to help. One of the nicest features is each morning they leave you freshly made tea or coffee outside your room - it seems like nothing much but makes a real difference whilst you are getting ready! Breakfast is lovely - but quite rich - they could do with some healthier options.

              It's a lovely boutique hotel, perfect for a short trip. Would love it if they had soy milk offered.... I had to keep going round the corner to Starbucks for a coffee!!

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Kensington Riverside Inn - Calgary Calgary location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            1126 Memorial Drive N.W. Calgary , Alberta , Ca ,, Calgary, Canada, T2N 3E3

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Calgary
              1.4 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Downtown- West Kerby C Train
              2000 ft
            • Sunnyside C train
              2000 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn (cuisine: Contemporary)
              100 ft
            • Muse Restaurant (cuisine: French, Continental, Canadian)
              200 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of rooms:
              19

            Hotel Awards

            CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCalgaryKensington Riverside Inn

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in Canada

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