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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel

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Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, desk, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, desk, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, desk, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, desk, blackout drapes

Overview of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel

2.5 star property

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Business services
Map
1020 8th Ave SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 1J2

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSitting Eagle Statue8 min walk
  • Popular LocationCORE Shopping Centre11 min walk
  • Popular Location17 Avenue SW16 min walk
  • AirportCalgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.)25 min drive

Room options

About this area

Calgary

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel is located in Downtown Calgary, a neighborhood in Calgary, and is near a metro station. Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park and Central Memorial Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Calgary Zoo and TELUS Spark. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Repsol Sport Centre, or consider a night out at WinSport. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Sitting Eagle Statue - 8 min walk
  • CORE Shopping Centre - 11 min walk
  • 17 Avenue SW - 16 min walk
  • GRAND - 19 min walk
  • Eau Claire Market Mall - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • 8th Street SW Station - 4 min walk
  • Calgary University Station - 13 min drive
  • Calgary International Airport (YYC) - 25 min drive

Restaurants

  • Nellies Break The Fast Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Tamarind Vietnamese Grill & Noodle - 3 min walk
  • Wakado Ramen - 6 min walk
  • Posto Pizzeria - 6 min walk
  • Bonterra Trattoria - 6 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel

Transformed hotel in the heart of Downtown Calgary, renovated in 2016
You can look forward to free to-go breakfast, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a gym at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel. In addition to a business center, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • Free self parking
  • Multilingual staff, a front desk safe, and express check-out
  • An elevator, coffee/tea in the lobby, and express check-in
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the convenient parking, central location, and helpful staff
Room features
All guestrooms at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel include perks such as premium bedding and pillow menus, as well as amenities like free WiFi and air conditioning. Guest reviews speak well of the clean, comfortable rooms at the property.
Other amenities include:
  • Pillowtop mattresses, rollaway/extra beds (surcharge), and free cribs/infant beds
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and hair dryers
  • 42-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Balconies, refrigerators, and microwaves

Languages

Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, Filipino, French, Hindi, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast available 6:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Renovated entire property - April 2016
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

93% of travellers were happy with check-in
Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 15.0 per day
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 15.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and onsite parking
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Alcohol is not served at this property
Parking height restrictions apply
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Express Calgary
Holiday Inn Express Hotel Calgary
Calgary Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Calgary
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Calgary South

Frequently asked questions

Is Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel?

As of Oct 1, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel on Oct 2, 2022 start from CA $159.99, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel?

Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).

Where is Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel located?

Located in Downtown Calgary, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from TELUS Spark and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Calgary Zoo. CORE Shopping Centre and Plaza Theatre are also within 15 minutes. 8th Street SW Station is only a 4-minute walk and 7th Street SW Station is 7 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary, an IHG Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 372 out of 995 reviews
5 - Excellent 37%
Rating 4 - Good. 401 out of 995 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 130 out of 995 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 57 out of 995 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 35 out of 995 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.0/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Chrystal
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The front desk staff were great to work with and accommodated my late check in and were friendly and helpful. The complimentary breakfast had great a selection and was delicious. The hotel was quiet and I was able to obtain a good night’s rest. The hotel room was very clean and had all items I needed to have a pleasant stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Ashley
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We booked this when we landed in Calgary. It was very clean, walking distance to restaurants and shops, and the staff were amazing.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

4/5 Good

Stephen
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good location if you're passing through and want a comfy bed.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Qing
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

candy
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

4/5 Good

David
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
I wasn’t impressed with the location. Although there were no issues, we didn’t feel too safe at night.
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2022

3/5 Okay

Leyland
Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
This was convenient, but room cleaning service was erratic, tv flickered on and off all the time and room Wi-Fi only worked intermittently
Stayed 6 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Anthony
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Property was clean. Staff were frendly and approachable, addressing concerns promptly.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Ishwor
Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very good experience.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

John
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The eating area cupboard doors needed cleaned there was food on handles was like that for 3 days Hy presto just do that and you have an top Hotel
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022