The Westin Calgary
What We Love
- Ideally situated in downtown Calgary
- Calgary was once declared the cleanest city on Earth
- Heated indoor pool with mountain views
What To Know
- It’s less than a two-hour drive to the ski resorts of Banff National Park
- Primarily a business hotel
- About 10 miles from Calgary International Airport
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
Whether you gallop into town for the world-famous Calgary Stampede or need a stopover before hitting the slopes of Banff National Park, this Westin property fits the bill. Located in the heart of town, the hotel sparkles after a $35 million renovation refreshed everything from the 525 guestrooms to the onsite Keg Steakhouse and Bar. Extras include a rooftop indoor pool with a sauna and views of the Rockies, a full fitness center, plenty of ski storage and a Starbucks for powering up in the morning.
In the Area
This stretch of the Canadian Rockies is known for superior powder, and three top-notch resorts are located within Banff National Park: Mt. Norquay, Lake Louise Ski Area and Sunshine Village. Between the three resorts there’s almost 8,000 acres of skiable terrain and mountain peaks that are so epic the United Nations has declared the area a World Heritage site. Best of all, this northern latitude rocks one of the longest ski seasons in North America from mid-November until late May. If you’re sticking around town, check out the 360-degree views from the top of the 626-foot Calgary Tower. While you’re up there, have a bite at the tower-top restaurant SKY 360 — it does a full rotation every 45 minutes.
How to Get There
We stayed here for one night after spending a few days in Lake Louise. The hotel is downtown with a good location to access restaurant and cultural activities. The room we had was a fair size with an OK view. It had the usual Westin comforts and the bed was comfortable and the room was quiet. We used the gym facilities and were disappointed there was no hot tub to accompany the indoor pool as we would have enjoyed that a lot. The work-out room was good with nice views and a fair number of equipment pieces.
The service was fine, although we had limited interaction. The price was fair and we enjoyed our stay. We'd definitely stay here again.
I found the staff very professional, courteous and very empathetic as I had a rough day and Chelsea at the front desk noticed and went beyond the call of duty and offered me tea brought to my room which I really appreciated. The room was clean, the beds soft, and decor was stylish. Everyone was very helpful and grand.
Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Calgary, the Westin is a warm, friendly place with excellent customer service. Love the workout area and pool as well as The Keg restaurant. An added plus is there is a skyway so you can walk warmly to shopping and restaurants.
I stayed in a king room. It is good for one or two people. Two free water bottles in the room are always a very nice touch. Breakfast and parking are extra but very convenient. There is a Keg restaurant and Starbucks in the lobby. Right downtown and connected to the +15 so no need to go outside on a cold and snowy day.
I stay in Calgary about once a month for business and try to stay at hotels that are connected to the Pedway system for ease of getting around.
I got in late and wanted to hit the sac quick. Check in was a breeze and I was upgraded to a suite. Was a nice surprise after a long drive.
The room was AMAZING I don’t think I have been in a room in Calgary that nice in my regular price range.
Very much enjoyed the little perks of a tv built into the bathroom mirror, complimentary water, sewing kit, mouthwash, toothpaste etc.
I order breakfast from room service. Only took about 20 minutes.
Great stay can’t say enough good about it.