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Kensington Riverside Inn

#11 of 107 Hotels in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
1126 Memorial Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3, Canada
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Washington DC
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kensington Riverside Inn hits the perfect balance of cozy and modern. The staff and restaurant are both excellent, and the art that adorns the property gives it a very unique feel. As the name suggests, it's in the Kensington neighborhood of Calgary, which is home to many cool restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and stores (I recommend Brasserie for great... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your experience. I am so glad you were able to discover the vibrant community of Kensington during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Calgary
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90 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this last minute on a Saturday and combined it with the 5 course meal package. The Inn provides exceptional service with a personalized touch. We were there on a slow night and were provided with a complimentary upgraded room (both were well appointed with the upgraded room slightly larger and a fire place). My wife and I enjoy... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This boutique hotel is a GEM in Calgary located in the Kensington area amidst excellent restaurants, unique shops and services. The service at Kensington Riverside Inn is exceptional as the staff takes care of your every need. Staying over the Christmas holidays, our family was also welcomed to join us in the lounge in front of a warm and inviting... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This was our 4th stay here and as usual it was wonderful right from having the front desk staff meet us in the parkade to help us with our luggage to the fantastic included ($20/each voucher) breakfast in the restaurant. The rooms are very comfortable with great showers/soaker tubs and comfy beds with fluffy, warm duvets. Morning coffee or tea... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I have stayed at the Riverside Inn at least 6 times in the last two years and every time I loved it. I lived in Calgary for 25 years and this location is the best! The breakfast (included) is outstanding and the dinner is absolutely wonderful. Kerry is such a wonderful host. The rooms and the beds are wonderful. I... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Did an overnight date visit here. Can see why it seems to be the top reviewed hotel in Calgary. Fantastic service, excellent modern decor, high end restaurant on-site. Just a great experience and we will definitely be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in October with my other half. This hotel is a little gem in Calgary. Small boutique hotel with only 19 rooms. The entire staff was awesome, can't say enough about them!! We had not planned on staying in hotel for dinner however some friends came to see us so we had dinner in the dining room. The presentation... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

As a business traveller you get tired of the same hotel experience while on the road and after my first stay at Kensington Riverside Inn I was hooked. Unlike the large chain hotels the staff at the Kensington Riverside greet me by name every time I come through the door. The rooms are spacious, the bed is great and the... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I stayed at the Kensington Riverside Inn for the second time last week. Both times my experiences have been fantastic. The staff are friendly and extremely helpful. The rooms are spacious and quiet at night. I really like the gas fireplaces, windows that actually open and the big modern bathrooms. And it is a lovely treat to have tea/coffee service... More 

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Bragg Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Always a wonderful stay. After a long drive was greeted positively and got to relax before enjoy a fabulous dinner at the Chef's Table. It is great to not to have to leave the location until meetings next door. Just park, pamper and relax. Owner was there in the morning to say good bye. LOVE this place!

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