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Kensington Riverside Inn

#11 of 102 Hotels in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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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NB, Canada
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185 reviews 185 reviews
49 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here for two nights on business, and what a delight! My room (206) was quiet and tastefully furnished. The room was spotless and had a very comfortable bed facing a gas fireplace. The free wifi was very dependable. The bathroom was spacious and boasted a wonderful shower, luxurious towels and Aveda toiletries. The hotel has a pleasant lounge... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall good experience at this hotel, however price is set as if it is one of a kind boutique hotel in Calgary. Not worth the price in my opinion. The good: the bed and pillows are super comfortable. The staff very friendly. Free wifi, The restaurant though very over priced is good. The rooms have been updated and are very... More 

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København
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The KRI is a very charming place. We visited in May and had a great experience. The hotel is very nice, the rooms are perfectly decorated, quite big and we also had the pleasure of a little patio. The hotel is situated just next to Kensington Rd, which is a cool street with a lot of fun shops and dining... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed only one night but it was very nice. Location was perfect for our trip, within walking distance of many nice restaurants and a quick zip over to the Calgary Zoo if you are planning to go there. Pros: The bed was amazingly comfortable I just melted into it after a long day of driving and walking around downtown... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a quaint little place for a weekend or just because, this inn fits the bill. First off let me say we had a garden room. The little patio with the table and two chairs was a nice touch. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. When we checked the young lady lead us to our room and... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite possibly the best. most comfortable beds I have ever slept in. The Inn is just great all around, the staff are wonderful. Great, deep soaker tub - only thing that could have made it better would be if the tub was jetted. Not cheap, but well worth the price. I was actually there for business, but would highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed just one night at the inn however it was enough to convince us to come again soon. Room was large, contemporary and comfortable with a beautiful bathroom and soaker tub. Past the king bed and fireplace was French doors that opened to a gorgeous view of the bow river and belt line downtown district. Although the inn is... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I recently stayed the Kensington inn again for maybe the third or fourth time. Once again my stay was excellent! Right from my first phone call to the hotel for booking my reservation. Check in was extra smooth...I knew where to park this time so I went directly to their underground parking and was buzzed in. Then as always I... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I stayed here for the second time and sadly it was for only one night. This place has all of the benefits of a "boutique" spot, with all around terrific service layered on. Everyone from the front desk to the wait staff were friendly, helpful, and most importantly - personal! Stay here!

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35 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a Relais so you would expect it to be good and it is. We arrived having had truly appalling service, well actually no service at all, from a car rental company at the airport. Yet within minutes of arriving, late and grumpy, the good folk at the Kensington had us relaxed and at ease. Thanks guys service well... More 

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