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Egyptian cotton sheets, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
Egyptian cotton sheets, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
Egyptian cotton sheets, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk
Egyptian cotton sheets, hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, desk

Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
370 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Air Conditioning
Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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Explore the area

Popular LocationPeace Bridge9 min walk
Popular LocationSitting Eagle Statue15 min walk
Popular LocationRobert the Bruce Statue3 min drive
AirportCalgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.)23 min drive

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  • Luxury Room (1 King Bed or 1 Queen Bed)

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 325 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsLuxury Room (1 King Bed or 1 Queen Bed)
  • Junior Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 427 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 384 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace
  • Luxury Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 566 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsLuxury Suite

About this area

Calgary

Located in Calgary's Kensington neighborhood, Hotel Arts Kensington is in the entertainment district and on the riverwalk. 17 Avenue SW and Sunridge Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Calgary Tower and Calgary Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Stampede Park or Scotiabank Saddledome. Practice your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as hiking/biking trails in the area.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Peace Bridge - 9 min walk
  • Sitting Eagle Statue - 15 min walk
  • Southern Alberta Institute of Technology - 19 min walk
  • Prince's Island Park - 19 min walk
  • Robert the Bruce Statue - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Calgary University Station - 8 min drive
  • Sunnyside Station - 8 min walk
  • AirportCalgary Intl. Airport (YYC) - 23 min drive

Restaurants

  • Oxbow — 1 min walk
  • Ikemen Ramen Bar — 3 min walk
  • Midtown Kitchen & Bar — 4 min walk
  • Niko's Bistro — 5 min walk
  • Peppino — 5 min walk

About this property

Hotel Arts Kensington

Romantic Calgary hotel in Kensington, near Calgary Tower
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a meeting room, concierge services, and dry cleaning. All 19 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and plasma TVs. Guests will also find free wired Internet, room service, and Egyptian cotton sheets.
Hotel Arts Kensington offers 19 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. 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 complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free covered self parking
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: CAD 10-20 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • 42-inch plasma TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Guests driving to property should contact hotel directly for access details using information found in booking confirmation.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 10 and CAD 20 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

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
Hotel Arts Kensington Hotel
Hotel Arts Kensington Calgary
Hotel Arts Kensington Hotel Calgary

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Arts Kensington and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Arts Kensington offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Arts Kensington cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Hotel Arts Kensington pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Hotel Arts Kensington?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Hotel Arts Kensington?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–anytime.
What time is check-out at Hotel Arts Kensington?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Hotel Arts Kensington located?
Located in Kensington, this romantic hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Plaza Theatre, Calgary Tower, and 17 Avenue SW. Calgary Telus Convention Centre and Bow Valley College are also within 2 mi (3 km). Sunnyside Station is 8 minutes by foot and 8th Street SW Station is 10 minutes.
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4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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We were extremely impressed with the cleanliness and atmosphere at the Arts!! Very helpful polite staff. Highly recommend this hotel and area in Calgary!!!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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We absolutely loved our stay! Our room was clean, modern and we loved the fireplace. We ordered breakfast at the restaurant - was delicious and reasonably priced. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We also appreciated a nice note and plate of chocolate truffles in our room welcoming us for our honeymoon. Would definitely stay here again!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Wonderful! Got a lovely upgrade sjnse we were on our honeymoon and it is in the PERFECT spot for us, so close to everything we need and wanted to do! Luxurious and nice!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Excellent service. Convenient location. Nice and clean rooms.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved our stay! The staff was so kind and the place was very clean!!!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

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