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Hotel Arts Kensington

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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.
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A nice, boutique hotel in a nice part of Calgary. I have stayed here a few times and it is nice hotel in a nice location. It is not luxurious but very comfortable, clean and well appointed. The food is excellent! Close to a lot of small shops, bars and restaurants as well. N
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Wonderful room. Incredible artwork in hotel. Loved the Florence scene. Fabulous food. Seafood dinner and scrumptious kale salad. Helpful staff with city information. Walking distance to downtown. Great location. Thank you.
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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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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 luxurious spa !
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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 this ho
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The Riverview Suite at the Kensington Riverside Inn
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Is it an easy walk to cross the bridge into downtown?
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 along the Bow River. The Kensington Riverside Inn is also close to the Calgary C-train line, which is a light rail system that you may travel on into the downtown. Thank you for your question and should you have any further inquiries about the Inn and surrounding area, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 403-228-4442. Warm Regards, Hilary L. Rooms Operational Manager
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Hi, is there parking at the hotel? thanks
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"
"River views are minimal and across a noisy highway. Not sure it's worth the extra cost."
"Mine was roadside, but the drapes and the lack of traffic on a low traffic road gave me no problems."
"I believe all the rooms are on the second floor and possible external noise to a degree"
"Suite 214. Good view of the city skyline."
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PRICE RANGE
US$159 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
kensington riverside hotel calgary
LOCATION
CanadaAlbertaCalgaryNorthwest Calgary
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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