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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Arts Kensington, Calgary

4-star4 stars
1126 Memorial Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 3E3, Canada

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Calgary Tower
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Great location
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved

Hotel Arts Kensington, Calgary

from $173 CAD
  • Luxury Room (1 King Bed or 1 Queen Bed)
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace
  • Junior Suite
  • Luxury Suite

What’s around Hotel Arts Kensington, Calgary


  • In Kensington
  • Calgary Tower - 28 min walk
  • 17 Avenue SW - 24 min walk
  • Calgary Telus Convention Centre - 29 min walk
  • Bow Valley College - 32 min walk
  • BMO Centre - 39 min walk
  • Plaza Theatre - 2 min walk
  • Peace Bridge - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.) - 22 min drive
  • Calgary University Station - 8 min drive
  • Calgary Heritage Station - 12 min drive
  • Sunnyside Station - 8 min walk
  • 8th Street SW Station - 10 min walk
  • 7th Street SW Station - 14 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 19 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Guests driving to property should contact hotel directly for access details using information found in booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1999
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Languages Spoken
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch plasma TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Oxbow - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Hotel Arts Kensington, Calgary’s small print

Also known as

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


Special deposit and cancellation policies apply during special events such as the Petroleum Show and Calgary Stampede.

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.

Parking height restrictions apply.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between CAD 10 and CAD 20 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel Arts Kensington, Calgary

  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Arts Kensington?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Hotel Arts Kensington?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Arts Kensington?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Arts Kensington?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves regional cuisine.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 173 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great room.
Patrickwalsh, ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fantastic stay
ca1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fantastic staff, awesome location, great room!
ca3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Worth Repeating
Our stay at this property was excellent in every way! Front desk reception, the spaciousness of the room, the bed, the bathroom and our breakfast the next morning. It was also a nice walk to downtown Calgary from the hotel.
Richard, ca1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellant boutique hotel
This is a lovely intimate hotel . Great location to restaurants and shopping. Excellant highend adult and childrens consignment stores within walking distance of hotel.We so enjoyed drinks on the patio at the hotel. Underground parking just behind the hotel was so convienent. We so enjoyed taking advantage of the complementary bikes and water provided with a two hour bike ride along the river and paved biking system .This was a highlight of our stay.We will most certainly return
Daren, ca3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel that provides exceptional service
Everything was wonderful, great staff who provided exceptional service. Fabulous food
ca1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
I will definitely stay here again when in Calgary!
Tracy, ca1 night business trip
Fair 4.0
Great hotel, BUT construction beside hotel
Everything was great except for the construction beside the hotel. We were assured that this would not interrupt our stay, however at 6am when we were jolted out of bed, we realized this was not true. Make sure to get a room on the opposite side of the construction site! Thankful the manager was able to rectify the situation.
julie, ca1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
great location, comfortable quiet rooms
Terrence, ca1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Couple getaway
We love the hotel!
James, ca1 night romance trip

Hotel Arts Kensington, Calgary

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