The elegant rooms have soaking tubs, and some have fireplaces and patios
In-room massages courtesy of RnR Wellness, a well-regarded Calgary spa
Free use of Brooklyn Cruiser bicycles
Lots of great cozy communal spaces, like the fireside room and patio, for brunch or cocktails
The Chef’s Table restaurant, with its inventive menus and open kitchen concept
What To Know
The hotel is a short walk or ride into downtown Calgary
Free high-speed WiFi
There are lots of included extras, like morning tea and coffee, bottled water, and local calls
There’s no gym, but guests have drop-in privileges at nearby Kensington Fitness Studio
Parking on site
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Stately waterfront inn close to Calgary, featuring a striking art collection, farm-to-table dining, and perks like free bikes
Situated in bucolic Kensington Village, a pedestrian and bike-friendly neighborhood just across the Bow River from downtown Calgary, this Greek Revival-style 19-room charmer is filled with striking artworks and contemporary furnishings. The streamlined guest rooms come in a palette of charcoal, white, and silver with large soaking tubs and huge rain showers. In the open kitchen at the property's restaurant, a team of talented chefs whip up dishes like miso-cured local salmon and wild boar with winter vegetables and corn agnolotti.
In the Area
Before peddling across to Calgary proper on your Brooklyn Cruiser, swing by Ingear, a Kensington Village boutique stocking a well-curated range of jewelry and accessories, featuring several Canadian designers. Admire the beautiful Bow River as you cross the stunning Santiago Calatrava-designed Peace Bridge and check in for an appointment at RnR Wellness, where you can try the indulgent “Lucky You” package, comprising of a Jade Stone Facial and 60 Minute Jade Stone Massage.
Kensington Riverside Inn
1126 Memorial Drive NW
How to Get There
The preferred airport for Kensington Riverside Inn is Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.) - 10.4 km / 6.4 mi. Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.