Hotel Arts Kensington (formerly Kensington Riverside Inn) 
5 star

1126 Memorial Drive Northwest, Calgary, T2N 3E3  - show map

Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 580 reviewers

Hotel Overview

This contemporary hotel is located steps from the Bow River and is less than 2 minutes walk from Calgary city centre. It features an award-winning restaurant on site. Each guest room boasts a 42-inch flat-screen TV.

The elegant rooms at Hotel Arts Kensington are tastefully decorated with high ceilings, French doors and modern furnishings. Each has large bathrooms.

Guests of Hotel Arts Kensington can enjoy Oxbow restaurant, which offers re-interpreted comfort food in a comfortable and relaxed setting.

This luxury hotel boasts a modern lobby with contemporary artwork, Italian leather chairs and a large fireplace. Hotel Arts Kensington offers a concierge desk and business services. Free WiFi is provided.

Prince's Island is a 20 minutes walk from this boutique inn. The University of Calgary Foothills Athletic Park is a 5 minutes drive from the hotel.

Formerly Kensington Riverside Inn

Before June 2019 Hotel Arts Kensington was known as Kensington Riverside Inn

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This spacious room features a seating area with a gas fireplace and deluxe bathrobes. Free WiFi, complimentary newspaper, coffee, and bottled water are provided.

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This luxury room offers a 42-inch flat-screen cable TV. The bathroom includes a granite vanity and a six-foot soaker tub. Free WiFi, complimentary newspaper, coffee, and bottled water are provided.

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Luxury Suite features a gas fireplace and a private balcony with panoramic views of Downtown Calgary and the Bow River pathway. Bathroom offers a separate rain shower and a large soaker tub. Free WiFi, complimentary newspaper, coffee, and bottled water are provided.Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests (see hotel policies).

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Offering a fireplace and views of Downtown Calgary and the Bow River pathway, this spacious suite includes a 42-inch flat-screen TV. Free WiFi, complimentary newspaper, coffee, and bottled water are provided.

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Facilities of Hotel Arts Kensington

On-site parking, Parking, WiFi everywhere

Golf course (within 3 km)

Free WiFi, Internet services, WiFi

Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant, Room service, Special diet menus (on request)

Bikes available (free)

Front-desk/reception area services
24-hour front desk, Concierge service, Luggage storage, Newspapers, Safety deposit box

Cleaning services
Daily maid service, Dry cleaning, Ironing service, Laundry, Trouser press

Business facilities
Fax/photocopying, Meeting/banquet facilities

Air conditioning, Facilities for disabled guests, Heating, Lift, Non-smoking rooms, Non-smoking throughout

Hotel Policies

From 15:00 hours

Untill 11:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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