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Kensington Riverside Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1126 Memorial Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3, Canada (Hillurst)
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Ranked #11 of 98 Hotels in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
32 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first hotel of our holiday and wanted something comfortable and close to the city centre. On arrival we were personally shown to our room and helped with our luggage. Coffee and tea was provided each morning at the door followed by breakfast in the restaurant, the pancakes, eggs benedict and omelette which were all great. All the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I just got married this last weekend, before the early-September Calgary snowstorm! This was our second time coming here, as the first time for my 30th was amazing. I dropped my car off at noon in their parkade, and had left a bottle of Dom in my car. They took the bottle out while we were out,... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After staying a night in downtown Calgary, we were ready to get out of the city and yet wanted to be within a reasonable distance since we did not have a car. This was the perfect location and the hotel itself and its staff was delightful. The beds were extremely comfortable, and the appointments in the room contemporary yet very... More

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Topsham, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very relaxing, comfortable environment with beautifully finished rooms and friendly knowledgeable staff who go out of their way to ensure your comfort and stay. Excellent dining facilities and staff!! Would absolutely stay here again!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rooms were decent size, but very dark and poorly situated. There is a tall wire shelf that holds a water bottle and glasses that I walked into when I groggily got up out of bed in the morning to use the washroom. These things should be moved. I'm a big guy and could have knocked that thing over. We moved... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the Kensington is only a 10 minute walk from down town and the train system. We never needed our car during our stay. The staff were very helpful and full of suggestions about local restaurants, shops, and scenery to further our enjoyment of our vacation.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love a comfortable bed, a huge bathtub & amazing food, this is the place for you! My husband & I always make a point to stay at the Kensington while in Calgary (even if only for a night). The staff goes above and beyond to make sure that your stay is perfect, from the thermos of hot coffee... More

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Centennial, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our recent visit here, its a little pricier than places up the road but well worth the money. The staff went out of their way to make our stay comfortable and all the amenities were just a cut above.

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Kelowna, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I regret having given a stellar review of Kensington Riverside Inn. We went back a year ago and found that they had increased the prices considerably. Breakfast was below the normal we had experienced and they had added little nuances of you pay for this now. Have not gone back and will not go back. Too bad because we had... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately our experience was not similar to those of other reviewers. We chose this hotel for its location and the amenities of a smaller property. We had a second-floor room that was nicely appointed, but soon found the main problems. One side of the bed was badly in need of replacement. Perhaps a circus elephant had already been there. In... More

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Address: 1126 Memorial Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Hillurst
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kensington Riverside Inn 4*
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