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Kensington Riverside Inn

4.0 of 5 1126 Memorial Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this hotel. Perfectly located close to downtown in Kensington. The incredible service continued in this trip with staff always going to the extremes to ensure satisfaction. The rooms are large and luxurious. Not cheap, but well worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed the night at the Kensington Riverside Inn on New Years Eve. It was amazing. I pre booked a table for two at the Chefs Table as well. We were greeted in the parade and shown to our room. It was very elegant. The service was great. After a dip in the very deep soaker tub, we headed down... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night at the Riverside Inn and were very pleasantly surprised. A lovely boutique hotel that pays attention to extras. Despite being located on a very busy street the room was totally sound proof. I was amazed. Quiet is very important to me when I stay somewhere and I was blown away at how you couldn't hear ANYTHING.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property is absolutely amazing and we stayed here between January 1st to January 4th. We were attending for a family wedding and our specific room was a very nice size. The room had a beautiful fireplace which helped with the cold weather outside. The bathroom was very nice and had a separate bathtub and shower. The hotel uses Aveda... More 

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Kerry W, Manager at Kensington Riverside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Kensington Riverside Inn, I am truly glad to hear you enjoyed the property. We strive to maintain an outstanding product right down to the minute detail such as the shoe wipes and Ducky Down Pillows and Comforters you mentioned. On another note, I would like to apologize for the interaction you experienced... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I am sure that there are those that welcome the dark interior style of this type of hotel but it is not to our taste. Room was basically fine but having to use a torch to see what was in the far reaches of the suitcases unusual! Likewise tea etc left outside the door not a practice that I have... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great boutique hotel near downtown Calgary on the Bow river. Hard to find a nice quiet place in a bigger city that has outstanding service, a quality restaurant & an in room fireplace! First the service. Arrived early morning with hopes to check in a little before 3pm check in. Was told a 1pm checkin was possible but to check... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Late check in was not a problem, even got a late night snack... Great room with very comfortable bed and gas fireplace; bathroom was spacious with tub and separate shower. Unfortunately, this hotel has no amenities, save for a restaurant; no gym and/or pool to work out... The room was at the rear of the building, where noise from the... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is a very cute boutique hotel, which is nice and centrally located. The bathrooms are well kitted out. Very large bathtub with the rain showerhead. Very cozy bathrobes too. We ordered room service breakfast and it was sumptuous; we highly recommend it.

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South Surrey
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8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The staff welcome you warmly and the location is a plus but that's where it ends. Out of all the hotels I have stayed in, this was the least functional and frankly odd. Outside is a naturally beautiful river, inside a very masculine decor. We were missing amenities you would find in other hotel rooms and needed lights on all... More 

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Zelhem, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

This is a modern design-hotel, with large rooms, nice beds, perfect roomservice, nice bathroom, and perfect staff. They place coffee in front of your room in the morning, very attentive! Unfortunately, to have a good night rest is not so easy, mainly because of the airco that can't be turned down. It makes a lot of noise, even with earplugs... More 

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Address: 1126 Memorial Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Hillurst , Northwest Calgary
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kensington Riverside Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Kensington Riverside Hotel Calgary
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Calgary
#8 Romantic Hotel in Calgary
#10 Business Hotel in Calgary

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