Located in Downtown Calgary within 2 miles (3 km) of Calgary Tower, Kensington Riverside Inn is within a few miles (5 km) of other popular sights such as McMahon Stadium. This 19-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and free in-room WiFi. On the riverwalk, it's also near Stampede Corral and Scotiabank Saddledome.

Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's fine-dining restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. Start each morning with cooked-to-order breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Rooms

Kensington Riverside Inn's 19 rooms are air-conditioned and provide iPod docks, free newspapers, and free local calls. Guests can expect 42-inch plasma TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in Egyptian cotton sheets and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, rainfall showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Free bottled water, ironing boards, and desks are also available.

Property features

Kensington Riverside Inn features free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and coffee in a common area. Self parking is offered for CAD 15.00 per night. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this boutique hotel include a computer station, free newspapers, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour front desk

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. 3 meeting rooms are available. This romantic hotel also offers multilingual staff, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Kensington Riverside Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Total number of rooms - 19 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Year Built 1999 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Free bottled water 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Turndown service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Chefs Table - Onsite fine-dining restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

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 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

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 time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • 4 percent tourism fee will be charged
  • 5 percent destination fee will be charged
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 15.00 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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

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