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Located in Downtown Calgary within a short walk of Calgary Tower, Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown is within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular sights such as Stampede Corral. This 201-room, 3-star hotel has conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. Scotiabank Saddledome and McMahon Stadium are also near this Calgary hotel.


Enjoy dining at The Fox on 6th, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or grab a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.


The 201 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including free newspapers, free local calls, and ironing boards. Guests can expect free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Other amenities include video-game consoles, desks, and free toiletries.

Property features

Guests of Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown have access to an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a rooftop terrace. Valet parking is CAD 25 per night if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for CAD 15.00 per person one way. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, 10 meeting rooms, and conference space.


  • Walking distance to Calgary Tower
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

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) 
  • Total number of rooms - 201 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10000 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown offers 201 air-conditioned accommodations with video-game consoles and complimentary newspapers. LCD televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Microwaves and refrigerators can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

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.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • 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 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.

24-hour check-in


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. 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. 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).

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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