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Kensington Riverside Inn

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Devon, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had never heard anyone, not even guests raise their voice. The building has proper lighting throughout, accessibility is amazing. The products provided for our stay is very local and top notch. We did not want to leave. For everything else there's VISA.

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is perfect for me. One can walk or jog along the river and the Inn. is surrounded by delightful shops and restaurants. One can walk to downtown. it is close to where my family lives. I was there only one night and the lobby was being renovated so I can not speak about that aspect. I had breakfast...toad...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at the Kensington Riverside Inn because of its great location. They are busy renovating and can't wait to experience the end product ! Beautiful spot on the Elbow River Pathway. The Chef''s Table was excellent !

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was beautiful with a huge tub and comfy bed. The service was wonderful and super friendly. The food at Chef's Table was amazing and reasonably priced. We will definitely be staying here again!

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Bow Island, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked after a friend recommended and we are SO glad we did. Right from the meeting us in the parking lot with bottles of water, to the attention to fine details like the Bernard Callebeaut chocolates and personalized welcome note this place is winning! We want to come back!

Thank zsazsa4ever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Calgary and have been renovating our home and it just turned out that we needed a place to stay for one more night so we treated ourselves to this hotel. I had heard of it as I work in the neighbourhood and was so impressed by the staff (so friendly and polite) and the size of the...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, the room was one of the best we have ever stayed in. Restaurant recently renovated and good food. Great place to stay and close to all kinds of restaurants, bars etc. We had a great stay.

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Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hotel with delicious breakfast. The only negative was not having an area for fitness or workout. Next time we might try to find a local gym to use but prefer an on site studio. Underground parking was great. Service exceptional.

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Hilary L, Manager at Kensington Riverside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Noelle P, for your positive feedback and for taking the time to review our property. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Inn and our breakfast. Our staff take great pride in their work, and strive to provide consistent personalized service. I apologize that our fitness offerings were not explained to you upon...

Red Deer
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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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Reviewed 14 February 2017

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...

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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: ₹ 10,864 - ₹ 17,474 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Calgary
#5 Romantic Hotel in Calgary
#7 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
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 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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