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Kensington Riverside Inn

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Red Deer
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pleasantly surprised and refreshing!! Staff were all pleasant the building from parking to lobby was well marked and tidy. When you get of the elevator you feel like you have stepped into a well appointed property that has not over sold your expectations on line.

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Thank nal37
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent the weekend with several couple friends at this hotel. Staff were very friendly, and welcomed us with smile and a cold bottle of water when we arrived at the hotel. Bed was comfortable, and the bathroom was large with both a shower and bath options. Was too cold to be on the balcony, but think it would have been...

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a perfect way to start your day then with a tray of fresh coffee, tea and paper at your door each morning...at the time you requested. From the moment you arrive at RKI the staff go out of their way to make you feel doted on. Very professional and accommodating.

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Thank Candace S
Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a cold winter weekend at this lovely little hotel in January. Great location just across the river from the city centre but within easy walking distance of everything. Pleasantly quiet with beautifully modern decor, this small hotel felt very welcoming and relaxing. The breakfasts are cooked to order in full view of the dining room and are simply...

Thank Ronnie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kensington Riverside Inn is a lovely place to stay. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful and went out of their way to make my husband's birthday getaway practically perfect. Right from the start of our overnight stay we feltt very pampered and wished we could stay longer. We thoroughly enjoyed our breakfast at the Chef's Table and are looking...

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Thank Darcy A
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kensington riverside is a great boutique inn in a perfect location on the edge of downtown Calgary in a trendy neighborhood. Well worth the stay. Staff were very friendly and accommodating and the breakfasts were top rate as well.

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Thank naladad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed one night and chose this as it looked lovely on the website and it was close to a friend we were visiting. The room is very comfortable and would be great in the summer with it's little patio. The only criticism is that the lighting in the bathroom is very dim and really needs to be improved....

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Thank 375bonnief
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great small hotel, extremely clean and with a boutique atmosphere. Radio playing and fire place upon arrival. Every evening, there was a quote of the day with a little chocolade on my pillow and breakfast is very elaborate. Helpful and friendly staff. Parking.

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Thank jeroeng54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the KRI. Although I was worried about the road noise before booking, it turned out to be nil even though our room faced the main road. Everyone connected to the Inn was super nice and helpful. Interior colors were trendy grey - a bit dark for my own personal taste but the room was spotless and large. The...

Thank Sue S
Victoria Island
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Private parking, attentive service, excellent food, coffee to your room and large, comfy beds. This hotel is just two stories high with stairs or elevator access, it is in a great area of town for walking, shopping and dining. A great spot to escape to whether you are from out of town or live neaby!

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Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn
Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn
Cuisines: Canadian, Contemporary
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kensington Riverside Inn is Calgary's premier luxury boutique Inn located steps from Downtown Calgary along the banks of the picturesque Bow River in Kensington Village. This 19-room boutique inn features upscale accommodations for the discerning traveler, as well as the renowned Chef's Table restaurant. Your "Inn" experience will include evening turndown service, morning coffee/tea tray with newspaper, as well as complimentary high-speed wireless internet and bottled water in the guest room. When booking with the Inn directly, guests will receive a $20 per person food and beverage credit at the Chefs Table. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kensington Riverside Inn

Address: 1126 Memorial Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northwest Calgary
Price Range: ₹ 11,157 - ₹ 18,079 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kensington Riverside Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Kensington Riverside Hotel Calgary
Kensington Riverside Inn Calgary, Alberta
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#4 Business Hotel in Calgary
#5 Romantic Hotel in Calgary
#6 Luxury Hotel in Calgary
#31 Family Hotel in Calgary
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“Get a room at the back of the hotel”
  • Bedroom in shades of grey
 of 5 bubbles srocc, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ist floor corner room at rear is quiet & offered a small "shared" patio, but faces unappealing alley”
 of 5 bubbles curiositas_jojo, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You can make requests when you book. You can ask for things like a fireplace in your room or a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles kelilahh, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room that face the river are noise so choose other sides”
  • View from my riverview suite
  • Patio chair and table covered in spider web
  • View from river view suite
 of 5 bubbles Coolcow11, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Inn is on a busy main road by the river, so ask for a rear room.”
 of 5 bubbles 40Kiwiclaire, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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