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Kensington Riverside Inn

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London, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The service is the most outstanding feature of the Kensington Riverside Inn. From arrival where we were greeted with cold bottled water after a long travel day to checkout where they had coffee ready in the wee hours of the morning for our early departure. Every morning there was coffee outside our room with a daily newspaper. The Chef's Table... More 

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kensington Riverside Inn - was Super nice. It was very fancy inside. One of the best hotels we stayed in for last several years. Rooms are specious. Has fire place. View of the garden was nice too. I can only imagince how the city and bow river view was. Overall great experice. Location being close to Kensinton and across from... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

what a friendly, cozy, homy, atmosphere for celebrating a 3 day 50th anniversary party with friends from around the country dinner for 18 was held in the lounge area that felt like dinning in a large family house

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Bradford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent as usual start to finish - accommodations are great and the staff are amazing! Food is also excellent. I would definitely recommend this hotel for business or pleasure, while there is no gym on site, the trails across the street along the river are perfect for a run or walk.

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Aurora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, clean building. Comfortable environment and tremendous, welcoming staff. Felt more like a warm home both in room and meals on site. Great location with immediate shopping, restaurants or a relaxing 15-20 minute stroll through parkland setting right into downtown Calgary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living is the city seems like a bizarre reason to staying at this property, however, its nice just to get away from it all sometimes. PRO - This hotel is simply the gold standard. CON - Its INCREDIBLY expensive but with that said, you get what you pay for.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from Calgary visiting our Son who is a Professor of English/Film Studies at The University of Calgary. We picked the Hotel close to where he lives, and on his recommendation, and we were not surprised. It reminded us of "Chic" Hotel one might find in France or Austria. The Staff were very professional, but most of... More 

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Charlotte NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a gem! I had one night in Calgary on a whirlwind trip and had planned to do some exploring - but this lovely Inn was so charming and comfortable that I bought a book from the bookstore around the corner and stayed in with room service dinner (delicious) and just enjoyed my private patio and the lovely room. One... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with my husband and two teenage children when we were visiting Calgary for the Stampede. We booked two riverside suites, both of which were decorated beautifully and were very spacious. The children had the upstairs suite and we had the downstairs one, room 101 I believe. Whilst the upstairs suite was lovely the downstairs suite had a... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hotel primarily because it has a tub and many Calgary Hotels do not have tubs. I came here for a medical appointment and ended up exploring the neighbourhood and really enjoying it. The location of the hotel is excellent...close to Kensington shops, restaurants the river and downtown. The staff and accommodations were above average: very welcoming and... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn
Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kensington Riverside Inn is Calgary's premier luxury boutique Inn located steps from Downtown Calgary along the banks of the picturesque Bow River in Kensington Village. This 19-room boutique inn features upscale accommodations for the discerning traveler, as well as the renowned Chef's Table restaurant. Your "Inn" experience will include evening turndown service, morning coffee/tea tray with newspaper, as well as complimentary high-speed wireless internet and bottled water in the guest room. When booking with the Inn directly, guests will receive a $20 per person food and beverage credit at the Chefs Table. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kensington Riverside Inn

Address: 1126 Memorial Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Hillurst , Northwest Calgary
Price Range: $193 - $351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kensington Riverside Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Kensington Riverside Hotel Calgary
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Calgary
#5 Romantic Hotel in Calgary
#8 Luxury Hotel in Calgary
#31 Family Hotel in Calgary
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