Southern Alberta Institute of Technology19 min walk
Prince's Island Park19 min walk
CORE Shopping Centre19 min walk
Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.)22 min drive
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About this area
Located in Calgary's Kensington neighborhood, Hotel Arts Kensington is in the entertainment district and on the riverwalk. 17 Avenue SW and Sunridge Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Calgary Tower and Calgary Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Stampede Park or Scotiabank Saddledome. Practice your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as hiking/biking trails in the area.
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology - 19 min walk
Eau Claire Market Mall - 19 min walk
Prince's Island Park - 19 min walk
CORE Shopping Centre - 19 min walk
Calgary University Station - 8 min drive
Sunnyside Station - 8 min walk
Calgary International Airport (YYC) - 22 min drive
Oxbow — 1 min walk
Ikemen Ramen Bar — 3 min walk
Midtown Kitchen & Bar — 4 min walk
Niko's Bistro — 5 min walk
Peppino — 5 min walk
About this property
Hotel Arts Kensington
Romantic Calgary hotel in Kensington, near Calgary Tower
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a meeting room, and concierge services are onsite. All 19 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and plasma TVs. Guests will also find free wired Internet, room service, and Egyptian cotton sheets.
Hotel Arts Kensington offers 19 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. 42-inch plasma televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
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
Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Parking and transportation
Covered self parking on site (CAD 20 per night; includes in/out privileges)
Wheelchair-accessible parking available
Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
Food and drink
Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: CAD 10-20 per person
Room service available
Coffee/tea in common area(s)
Free newspapers in lobby
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning service
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Guests driving to the property should contact this property in advance.
Staffed front desk
Pets not allowed
Children and extra beds
Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)
Property payment types
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
Breakfast fee: between CAD 10 and CAD 20 per person (approximately)
Covered self parking fee: CAD 20 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
You need to know
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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply
Property is also known as
Kensington Riverside Calgary
Kensington Riverside Inn
Kensington Riverside Inn Calgary
Riverside Inn Kensington
Kensington Riverside Hotel Calgary
Hotel Arts Kensington Hotel
Hotel Arts Kensington Calgary
Hotel Arts Kensington Hotel Calgary
Frequently asked questions
Yes, Hotel Arts Kensington offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Arts Kensington cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
As of Jun 18, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Arts Kensington on Jun 21, 2021 start from CA $179, 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.
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
Self parking is available for CAD 20 per night.
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime.
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Located in Kensington, this romantic hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Plaza Theatre, Calgary Tower, and 17 Avenue SW. Calgary Telus Convention Centre and Bow Valley College are also within 2 mi (3 km). Sunnyside Station is 8 minutes by foot and 8th Street SW Station is 10 minutes.
Boutique at its finest in downtown YYC. Best place in Calgary for a downtown stay, just across the river from the core. Walking, biking distance to downtown activities with the charm of the Kensington community. Great coffee, food, and local shops.
I really appreciate the COVID precautions the Hotel Arts Kensington takes. The rooms are safe, clean and although the restaurant is closed, the staff will provide dishes and cutlery fir any food items you have brought in. The location is great, right in the heart of Kensington with excellent access to the riverside trail system. Parking is convenient, easy and secure. A fabulous retreat in the city!
The staff was fantastic. They went above and beyond for us on our wedding night. They moved things around to accommodate dinner when our other reservations fell through. I can’t say enough about how fantastic Morgan and her team are. Thanks again!