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

Massage

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Kensington Riverside Inn is a 4-star elegant hotel providing a spacious accommodation only minutes away from McMahon Stadium, Calgary Tower and Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. Founded in 1999, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2012.

The city center is 30 minutes' walk of the property. Kensington Riverside Inn is also placed near to Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Sitting Eagle statue and Riley Park.

Guests will find shopping centers, markets and boutiques in the vicinity of the hotel.

Kensington Riverside Inn is within a 10-minute drive to Calgary International airport.

Rooms

There are 19 rooms including Executive Double Room, Luxury Double Room and Double Room in Kensington Riverside Inn, where guests can enjoy a panoramic view of the city center and make use of individual climate control, a storage space, a minibar, free Wi-Fi and a seating area. The property boasts views of the Bow River from its rooms. They are fitted with large bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the dining room each morning. Guests will taste fine cuisine in the intimate on-site restaurant.

Services

The property offers allergy-free rooms, a safe deposit box and a baggage storage along with computers, a sound system and a meeting room.

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 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
  • Newspaper service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Massage
  • 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
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • 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

  • 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
    2.3 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • University C Train
    3.9 km
  • Heritage C Train
    8.3 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn (cuisine: Contemporary)
    10 m
  • Muse Restaurant (cuisine: French, Continental, Canadian)
    50 m
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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    Bed type: Double bed or 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Sofa bed
    Size: 53 m²
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    Riverview Suite

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      Bed type: Double bed or 1 Super King-size bed
      Size: 40 m²
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        Executive Double Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 36 m²
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          Bed type: King-size bed or Queen-size bed
          Size: 30 m²
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            Size: 53 m²
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            Luxury Suite features a gas fireplace and a private balcony with panoramic city and Bow River views. Bathroom offers a separate rain shower and a large soaker tub. Free WiFi, complimentary newspaper, coffee, and bottled water are provided. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests (see hotel policies).

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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
                2.3 km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • University C Train
                3.9 km
              • Heritage C Train
                8.3 km
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn (cuisine: Contemporary)
                10 m
              • Muse Restaurant (cuisine: French, Continental, Canadian)
                50 m
              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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              Kensington Riverside Inn Location

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • Sait Campus Ctr - 1.6 km

              Places of interest

              • Kensington - 100 m
              • Springbank Airport - 1.7 km

              Amusement

              • Sunset Billiard and Arcade - 400 m
              • Bonkers Indoor Playgrounds Inc - 1.2 km
              • Peppermill Bar and Lounge Inc - 1.3 km
              • Garage Billiards Bar and Rstrnt - 1.3 km
              • Cinescape - 1.3 km
              • West Hillhurst Comm Assn - 1.4 km
              • Olympic Billiards - 1.5 km

              Museums

              • Calgary Science Ctr - 500 m
              • Telus World of Science, Calgary - 500 m
              • Energeum - 800 m

              Halls

              • Polish Combatants Assn - 100 m
              • Danish Canadian Club - 1.2 km
              • Metropolitan Centre - 1.3 km
              • Oddfellow-Rebekah Ctr - 1.4 km
              • Candlelight Catering - 1.6 km
              • Hounsfield Heights Briar Hill - 1.7 km

              Universities, Institutes

              College Campuses

              Local attractions

              • Chinese Cultural Centre Museum - 1.5 km
                197 - 1st Street SW, Calgary
              • Central Memorial Park - 1.7 km
                1221 2 St. S.W., Calgary
              • Centre Street Bridge - 1.8 km
                Calgary, Alberta T2ECanada
              • Stephen Avenue Walk - 1.6 km
                8 Ave SW, Calgary
              • Chinatown - 1.7 km
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              Near the hotel

              • Kensington - 140 m
                10th Street NW and Kensington Road, Calgary
              • Riley Park - 810 m
                800 12 St NW, Calgary
              • Devonian Gardens - 1.1 km
                8th Avenue SW, Calgary
              • Grace Presbyterian Church - 1.4 km
                1009 15 Ave Southwest, Calgary
              • Peace Bridge - 670 m
                Memorial Drive NW, Calgary
              • McDougall Centre - 880 m
                455 6th St SW, Calgary
              • Prince's Island Park - 1.3 km
                1st Ave & 4th St SW, Calgary

              Restaurants nearby

              • Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn - 10 m

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

                81% likes this, based on 93 reviews
                Cuisine: Contemporary
                Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 67

              • Crave Cookies and Cupcakes - 100 m

                Address: 1107 Kensington Road NW

                81% likes this, based on 136 reviews

              • The Brasserie - 80 m

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

                64% likes this, based on 28 reviews
                Cuisine: European
                Price Range: CAD 14 - CAD 31

              • Muse Restaurant - 50 m

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

                62% likes this, based on 99 reviews
                Cuisine: French, Continental, Canadian
                Price Range: CAD 68 - CAD 68

              • Pulcinella - 120 m

                Address: 1147 Kensington Cresent NW

                50% likes this, based on 138 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: CAD 22 - CAD 42

              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

              Individual 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
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              Hotel Address:

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

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Calgary
                2.3 km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • University C Train
                3.9 km
              • Heritage C Train
                8.3 km
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn (cuisine: Contemporary)
                10 m
              • Muse Restaurant (cuisine: French, Continental, Canadian)
                50 m
              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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