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Kensington Riverside Inn

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#28 of 109 Hotels in Calgary
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location, friendly staff , excellent menu selection for 3 meals a day , convenient indoor parking . I have been staying here on a frequent schedule of visits to Calgary for over 10 years and nothing can compare with the warm homey feeling which is so nice after a day working in Calgary .

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding customer service! Met us in the garage with water and escorted us up. Amenities of the room were demonstrated. Asked on multiple occasions if there was anything additional they could do to enhance our stay. Fabulous customer service! Do yourself a favour and eat at the Oxbow for dinner during your stay. Great dining experience coupled with superb customer...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very noisy ventilation system and temperature controls that do not work. There was a constant hum from the fan and it blew cold air on the bed. I was there for business and working long hours. Sleep quality is important to me and i expected it considering the very high price of the room. Staff showed me another room and...

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WernaMaurer, Manager at Kensington Riverside Inn, responded to this review

Good afternoon and thank you so much for your candid review of your most recent stay here at the Kensington Riverside Inn. I am so sorry to hear that we did not meet your most basic expectation, great sleep quality. I assure you that we will be reviewing your room to ensure that the ventilation system is working, however, the...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at KRI many times over the years. The location is very good. The property is excellent and the upgrades over the last couple of years have addressed any minor issues. Staff is exceptional.

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Ponoka, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small quaint inn. We had a room on the first floor and the door opened to a nice little outdoor sitting area. The lounge had a nice patio area. Comfortable bed. The only issue we had was getting ahold of the front desk during nonpeak times. 1 Would definitely recommend

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding small hotel with excellent breakfast included in their new Oxbow restaurant. Also enjoyed drinks and appy in their new lounge. Overall very enjoyable stay. Looking forward to staying there again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By a country mile, the best hotel in Calgary. It's the only hotel I've been to in Canada that gives a European level of luxury and service. Food at the Oxbow is exquisite. Location is walking distance to the whole of downtown and waking up in Kensington means you're right in the heart of one of the coolest neighbourhoods in...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always stay at KRI when I go to Calgary. I am treated very well and seldom disappointed. the owner is very personable and the staff are always accommodating. Room temperature control can be finicky but that is minor. rest is excellent

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband booked this hotel for our visit to Calgary. Really glad he didn't pay the additional price for a room with a river view as there is a major road and a car park between the hotel and the river. He had ordered a bottle of Prosecco for us and it was lovely as were the interesting chocolates. Sadly...

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Hilary L, Manager at Kensington Riverside Inn, responded to this review

Good afternoon, I would like to take this opportunity to extend my sincerest apologies for the inconsistencies you experienced during your most recent stay here at the Kensington Riverside Inn. As a Relais & Chateaux property we pride ourselves on meeting the guest service standards of a luxury boutique Inn and it is feedback such as this that allows us...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the intimate atmosphere and elegance of our stay at this boutique hotel. The bed was unbelievably comfortable and the outdoor patio was a nice touch. The service was also excellent re food, amenities and transportation. We were pleased to park our car in secure underground parking for the duration of our stay in Calgary as we didn't need...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kensington Riverside Inn is Calgary's premier luxury boutique Inn located steps from Downtown Calgary along the banks of the picturesque Bow River in Kensington Village. This 19-room boutique inn features upscale 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 "Inn" experience will include evening turndown service, morning coffee/tea tray with newspaper, as well as complimentary high-speed wireless internet and bottled water in the guest room. When booking with the Inn directly, guests will receive a $20 per person culinary credit at Oxbow. ... more   less 

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Address: 1126 Memorial Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northwest Calgary
Price Range: $241 - $408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kensington Riverside Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Kensington Riverside Hotel Calgary
Kensington Riverside Inn Calgary, Alberta
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#4 Business Hotel in Calgary
#5 Romantic Hotel in Calgary
#8 Luxury Hotel in Calgary
#31 Family Hotel in Calgary
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“Go to another hotel!”
  • glass bedside table
  • glasses in the bathroom morning
  • Lamp on desk...still with dust...at the end of the day.
  • Return to the room at end of the day...glass still there
  • glass bedside table 2
  • Return to the room at end of the day...glass still there
  • Patio area, gate didn't have a lock on inside
  • Patio area, gate didn't have a lock on inside
Ratmomma, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a room at the back of the hotel”
  • Bedroom in shades of grey
srocc, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ist floor corner room at rear is quiet & offered a small "shared" patio, but faces unappealing alley”
curiositas_jojo, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You can make requests when you book. You can ask for things like a fireplace in your room or a balcony.”
kelilahh, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room that face the river are noise so choose other sides”
  • View from my riverview suite
  • Patio chair and table covered in spider web
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Coolcow11, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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