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Westmount River Inn

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1840 Westmount Blvd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3G8 Canada
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#2 of 85 Speciality lodging in Calgary
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Westmount River Inn is located across the beautiful Bow River and walking distance to the Kensington district, many dining options, nightlife, theatre, museums, art galleries, performance spaces and parks galore. Within minutes you can access the Jubilee Auditorium, Eau Claire Market, Calgary's vibrant downtown core, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, University of Calgary, Foothills Hospital, TELUS Science Center, and the TELUS Convention Center. We are 7 minutes away from the meeting spaces at Calgary's major hotels.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Bowling
Hiking
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Peter M wrote a review Jan. 2020
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This inn is a home to two incredibly modest hosts, Kim and John. I am glad I stayed here as it provided a personal touch to my Calgary visit. The home is a 10 minute bus ride to the downtown business core and in the range of many restaurants to choose. I enjoyed my stay at the Westmount River Inn and have no complaints.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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Aimee wrote a review Jan. 2020
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A huge thanks to John and Kim, our gracious bed and breakfast hosts at this lovely inn. We are a 4 person family and appreciated the 2 rooms connected by one bathroom setup, and all the free snacks and hot chocolate for our little ones. This place is truly unique with the master craftsmanship of the woodwork shown throughout the house. The place was very clean and close to everything we needed. We felt well accommodated and well at home.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Maria Ramos Guerra wrote a review Jan. 2020
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Our time at the Westmount River Inn was a lovely stay and encounter I believe we were blessed with at the end of our honeymoon... The home faces the river and a view of downtown. hosts of this bed and breakfast were knowledgeable and helpful for our every need. Free parking, water, coffee and tea, and they gave us a free room upgrade on hearing we were on our honeymoon! The place is 10/10 for professionalism, coziness, and cleanliness ... Definitely recommend!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Sarah T. wrote a review Nov. 2019
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This was not at all what we expected. Unless you can ensure that you will get one of the large, beautiful rooms that are in the pictures...AVOID. We came into the house and had to take off our shoes. We instantly saw that this is a family’s home...personal things everywhere, lots of awkward clutter. We were confused about how the place worked—were we allowed to use the kitchen and living space? Nothing was explained. Going up to the room, we opened the door and were instantly disappointed. It was super cramped. Empty walls with holes where art used to hang, cheap mismatched furniture, and awful blankets (think Holiday Inn, 1992). When a pillow fell on the floor, it came out from under the bed FULL of disgusting dust bunnies. The bathroom was fine I suppose. They had a scratchy welcome mat as a shower mat, which was strange. The towels were super thin and scratchy. We would never stay here again. It was an awful way to start our honeymoon.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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CanadianGrammy wrote a review Aug. 2019
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My husband and I recently spent two nights at this bed and breakfast. We took the smaller of the three rooms -- which is, in fact, much smaller than the other two that get the most play on the website, but there are pictures of it if you look. Still, it was a very comfortable room, clean with lots of cupboard space, good bedside reading lights, and a very satisfactory bathroom (with one of those fancy rain showers). The room has an in-room air-conditioning unit that is a bit noisy, but worked very well and the first day we were there the weather was very very hot, so the unit was much appreciated. We also had a good breakfast -- a tasty omelette with toast. I don't know if there were others staying there when we were there because the house has excellent soundproofing. By the way, the interior has extraordinarily beautiful woodwork on the floors and trim which the owner did himself. The location was most convenient for us, with easy access to Kensington and the downtown. I'd definitely go back, and next time might spring for the larger unit.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$107 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
CanadaAlbertaCalgaryHillurst / Northwest Calgary
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Westmount River Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Westmount River Inn?
Nearby attractions include Peace Bridge (0.6 km), Escape 60 (0.6 km), and Kensington (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Westmount River Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a hot tub.
Which room amenities are available at Westmount River Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Westmount River Inn?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Westmount River Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Westmount River Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gaga Pizza, Hayden Block, and Niko's.
Are there any historical sites close to Westmount River Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Heritage Park Historical Village (7.4 km), Fort Calgary (4.1 km), and Lougheed House (2.0 km).