83.0% Based on 565 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

4-star romantic hotel near Calgary Tower

In shopping district

Your stay at this Kensington hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Calgary Tower and 17 Avenue SW. McMahon Stadium and Stampede Park are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Restaurant, bar/lounge

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas and free Internet in public areas. Self parking, a lobby fireplace, and a computer station are also offered.

Free Internet, soaking tubs

Boasting deep soaking bathtubs, the 19 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and plasma TVs. Other amenities include free wired Internet, room service, and Egyptian cotton sheets.

Luxury Room (1 King Bed or 1 Queen Bed)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$199* Per night/room 1 Sep. - 2 Sep.

Luxury Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. The business-friendly Hotel Arts Kensington also features multilingual staff, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Calgary hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 19 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1999
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.) (23.5 km / 14.6 mi)
  • Train station: Calgary University Station (8.6 km / 5.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Sunnyside Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Arts Kensington offers 19 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. 42-inch plasma televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Deep soaking tub
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Plasma television
  • Cable channels
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Oxbow - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Guests driving to property should contact hotel directly for access details using information found in booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Special deposit and cancellation policies apply during special events such as the Petroleum Show and Calgary Stampede.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 10 and CAD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 20.00 per night (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Kensington Inn
  • Kensington Riverside
  • Kensington Riverside Calgary
  • Kensington Riverside Inn
  • Kensington Riverside Inn Calgary
  • Riverside Inn Kensington
  • Kensington Riverside Hotel Calgary
  • Hotel Arts
  • Arts Kensington

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.