Kensington Riverside Inn

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Why We Love It

  • Dine in style at Chef's Table, the CAA 4-Diamond restaurant
  • This is the only Calgary hotel in the Relais & Chateaux group of luxury boutique hotels
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and work area
  • Enjoy complimentary use of a Brooklyn Cruiser bike

"Attention to the smallest details" -- Fodor's

Map & Directions

The airport is approximately 20 minutes north of the hotel, and easily accessible by taxi.

Rooms & Rates

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Perched along Calgary's Bow River in the charming Kensington Village and across the river from downtown Calgary, the Kensington Riverside Inn is 20 minutes from the Calgary International Airport. Past guests gush about the hotel's excellent service and upkeep at this property which boasts being the only Calgary hotel in the Relais & Chateau group of luxury hotels.

Kensington Riverside Inn is a boutique hotel with less than 20 rooms and amenities, such as iPod docking stations, deep bathtubs, Frette linens, free Wi-Fi and work areas. Personalized service includes a morning cup of coffee or tea made to your liking.

Hailed as one of Calgary's Top 10 Restaurants by Avenue Magazine in 2014, the on-site Chef's Table offers an intimate dining experience and is known for its multi-course tasting menu and sumptuous breakfasts.

Guests at Kensington Riverside Inn can explore the village with the complimentary bike rental program and also have access to the Kensington Fitness Studio, located three blocks from the hotel.

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Note: An additional 5% destination marketing fee applies and will be added to the nightly rate.

From the press:
  • "Beautifully finished property" -- Lonely Planet



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Concierge service

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Parking (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: One child under age 17 stays free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cribs available on request, free of charge for one child under age 3.  Extra bed available on request, free of charge.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: A Destination Marketing Fee of 5% per room/ per night applies and will be added to the nightly rate.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The patio is closed from November 15 to May 15th.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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