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Get an overview of this hotelDowntown accommodations close to Calgary Tower

Half-block from LRT

Located in the city's business district, this mid-rise hotel is a half-block from an LRT station and 7 blocks from both the Telus Convention Centre and Calgary Tower.

Patio pool and pub

Amenities at Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown include a seasonal outdoor pool and sundeck, fitness room, hair salon, a restaurant and lively pub with large-screen TV, and retail services.

Movies, video games

The 201 guestrooms at this Ramada Hotel include light-wood furnishings, pay movies, video games, daily newspapers, and complimentary wireless Internet access and local calls.

Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown

708 8th Avenue SW Calgary AB T2P 1H2

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 01 October to 31 May:
  • Swimming pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to weekday valet dry cleaning, the hotel has a coin-operated laundry facility located on the second level, inside the fitness facility. On-site retail includes a gift shop, photocopy services, men's and women's hair stylists, a photo developer, and a florist. The seasonal outdoor pool and deck are popular in summer.

Business travelers can take advantage of meeting and larger convention rooms, as well as audiovisual equipment (surcharge). The concierge offers special promotions and discounts to local nightclubs. Wireless Internet is available throughout the property, at no extra charge. This pet-friendly Calgary hotel will accept small pets only; fees may apply.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 201 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Pay movies 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Video-game console 

Where to Eat

Cheers Restaurant - Located adjacent to the front lobby, this open restaurant features an à la carte menu, breakfast and lunch buffet, and dinner. An express breakfast menu is available, and meals can be pre-ordered. Children 6 and under eat free with an accompanying adult.

The Fox on 6th - This restaurant and bar, accessible from the main lobby and from 6th Street SW, offers snack and full menus, and a lunch buffet is provided Monday through Friday. Happy hour and large-screen TVs are also available.

Nearby Things to Do

In summer, guests can relax on the deck of the spacious outdoor pool. Exercise machines are available for aerobic or weight workouts. An on-site laundry facility is available to guests.

Walkers, cyclists, and runners can travel eight blocks north to the banks of the Bow River to access Calgary's vast network of paved riverside trails. Several parks along the Bow River offer excellent spots for fly-fishing (provincial license required), depending on the time of year.

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

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 10.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 25 per pet, per day
  • 1 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Debit cards not accepted

24-hour check-in

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: CAD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CAD 15.00 per person (one way)
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CAD 25 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Calgary Downtown Ramada
  • Ramada Calgary Downtown
  • Ramada Hotel Calgary Downtown
  • Calgary Ramada
  • Ramada Calgary
  • Ramada Hotel Calgary
  • Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown Hotel
  • Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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