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Hotel Arts Kensington

Star Rating
4 out of 5

Information

Reviews

4.6 / 5Exceptional
317 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Calgary Tower
    3 min drive
  • Popular Location
    CORE Shopping Centre
    8 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Calgary Telus Convention Centre
    9 min drive
  • Airport
    Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.)
    24 min drive

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Book online or call:

1-800-238-0767
  • Luxury Room (1 King Bed or 1 Queen Bed)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Queen Bed
    More details
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More details
  • Luxury Suite

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More details
  • Junior Suite

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More details

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 Chinook Centre 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 McMahon Stadium or Stampede Park. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Calgary Tower - 3 min drive
  • Popular Location
    17 Avenue SW - 3 min drive
  • Popular Location
    CORE Shopping Centre - 8 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Calgary Telus Convention Centre - 9 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Olympic Plaza - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Calgary University Station - 8 min drive
  • Sunnyside Station - 8 min walk
  • Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Oxbow – Alfresco dining restaurant offering regional cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch daily.

About this property

Hotel Arts Kensington

A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and self parking are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a meeting room, and concierge services are onsite. All 19 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and plasma TVs. Other amenities available to guests include free wired Internet, room service, and Egyptian cotton sheets.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 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 before 11 AM

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 20.00 per night (in/out privileges)

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

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.

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

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

  • Self parking: CAD 20.00 per night

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
  • Turndown service
  • 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 note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • 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
  • Turndown service

Nearby things to do

Activities

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Fitness center (free access)
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails

Where to eat

  • Oxbow – Alfresco dining restaurant offering regional cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch daily.
4.6

Exceptional

5 - Excellent
227
4 - Good
65
3 - Okay
16
2 - Mediocre
8
1 - Poor
1
4.8
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

Well located property. Beautiful room and friendly staff. Breakfast is excellent.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Located near busy downtown. Nice well appointed room. Parking and traffic are a problem, best to park in the hotel lot in their basement, however you will pay $20 per day for that convenience.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Gorgeous hotel and location. Classy and upscale. Restaurant was excellent, amazing food and service.

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

nice property. staff very nice and helpful. cobwebs in lamp shade and hair dryer filer needed to be cleaned. No fridge in room, really not an issue.

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

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