Parents who choose a hotel with an indoor pool and waterslide are smart travel guides! A hotel with this type of built-in entertainment can help to relieve pressure, often felt by parents, to provide fun and stimulating activity during vacation time. As an added bonus, a sound sleep will likely follow for the kids in the evening, after several trips down the slide, allowing for some well-deserved alone time for parents. This is a great way to save on extra entertainment costs, and your Calgary vacation is sure to be a fun and memorable one for both you and your children!
Our Top Picks
Our picks include the best hotels that Calgary has to offer, that also have pools with waterslides, with the #1 Pick being the most highly praised and recommended hotel on the list. We have not included all the hotels in Calgary that have waterslides, but only those in the top 70 percentile. These hotels come out on top for offering the best of amenities, great hospitality, and good value!
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Book from ~$137 CAD
Family-friendly Calgary hotel near airport with indoor pool, waterslide and free breakfast

Featuring a small, shallow pool and a bright blue, one-storey, tube-style waterslide, the Best Western Premier's pool area is ideal for families with younger children. With the deep end only 4 feet and the shallow end about 3 feet, it's a great place for youngsters to create a big splash! This slide, which allows for one complete turn from a height of one storey, provides a good introduction into the fun and skills of watersliding for younger kids - with not too long of a ride down and only one gentle turn, the light at the end of the tunnel comes up quickly, but the ride is still fast enough to be thrilling.

Parents have a place to relax in the adjacent hot tub, while overlooking the activities of the pool and waterslide, and seating is also provided with tables, for parents bringing a cup of coffee, tablet, or book along to the pool area. Pool and waterslide hours extend from 6 am to 10 pm daily.

Guests will enjoy the spacious guest rooms that feature a full range of modern conveniences and beautiful finishes with elegant-looking decor. A raved-about free, hot breakfast helps the family start the day, with delicious omelets and waffles, just two of the many high-quality choices available. Guests liked this hotel's location by the airport, only a 5-minute drive, with added free airport shuttle. With Wi-Fi and parking included, a well-liked restaurant and lounge on site, plus outstanding staff that go above and beyond, it's no wonder this hotel receives such excellent scores! Guests said they felt like family at this hotel and looked forward to coming back.

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Book from ~$130 CAD
Highly praised northeast Calgary hotel with waterpark, restaurant and jacuzzi suites 

Offering one of the most impressive indoor water parks on this list, the Waves Water Park features 8,000 square feet of water-themed fun and adventure. Two giant, 3-storey waterslides dominate the area, offering long swirls and turns and dumping its thrilled travellers into a common pool that is 4 feet deep. The orange slide is enclosed the whole way, offering extra excitement and a safe enclosure, and the blue waterslide is closed at the top and opens to the light for the last part of the ride. A wading pool with an interesting mushroom waterfall and rock feature simulate the great outdoors. Just over a foot deep, it's perfect for toddlers and little tykes who are learning to enjoy the relaxation and fun of water play.

The waterpark simulates a tropical garden with lots of natural light and palm trees. Multi-levels offer interesting places to sit and watch, with tables and chairs, and two inviting hot tubs offer places to soak in the atmosphere, and warmth! Especially satisfying for the adults, the hotel offers another indoor swimming pool that is 5 feet deep, great for quiet and relaxing swims, with its own hot tub adjacent, downstairs and away from all the excitement, next to the hotel's club-style fitness centre. Pool fun at the hotel begins at 8:30 am and continues to 10 pm weekdays and to 10:30 pm on weekends.

Priced right for families, with spacious guest rooms and suites, this hotel has very high guest scores with lots of satisfied guests, who enjoyed many aspects of the hotel. Guests looking for value, were pleased with their free, underground parking and 24-hour airport shuttle. And guests looking for a great vacation were very pleased with this hotel's waterpark, restaurant, rooms and service!

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Book from ~$130 CAD
Good value Calgary airport hotel 14 min to YYC with free shuttle, indoor pool & waterslide

Offering a combined slide and swimming pool, which is open from 8 am to 10 pm daily, families who want to slide or swim can all be together in one pool. The deep end is 4.5 feet allowing for swimmers to get some strokes in while the kids and young-at-heart can impress the rest of the group with their glides and plunges from the two-storey, blue and yellow tube slide.

Those of the group who want to wind down for a while in the adjacent hot tub, can still watch and enjoy the activities of the pool. And those who want to watch from the sidelines can do so from the large deck with patio tables and chairs.

Offering the luxury of space, this all-suite hotel has full kitchens in all guestroom combinations, some with separate bedrooms. Parents can enjoy some privacy behind closed doors, and can save on dining out costs by having some meals made, or ordered in. The hotel helps to feed the clan by providing a plentiful, and free morning breakfast buffet with hot choices, as well as complimentary weeknight appetizers, light meals or BBQ dinners on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the evening, plus all day coffee and tea, and fresh fruit and cookies as afternoon snacks. Situated in the northeast area of Calgary, by the airport with free airport shuttle, and well-loved for it's exceptional staff and hospitality, this is truly a home-away-from-home for many, often returning guests.

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Book from ~$143 CAD
Highly praised southeast Calgary hotel with indoor pool, waterslide and jacuzzi suites

This highly-rated and affordable South Calgary hotel offers an impressive two-storey, yellow waterslide with a fully open double-loop, that empties its happy sliders into a 5-foot deep pool. The indoor pool is housed in a bright and cheerful room featuring skylights and large windows offering pleasing garden views, colourful, patterned walls and apple-green lounging chairs.

Guests can watch their children glide the waterslide as they kick-back in the adjacent hot tub. Need some additional exercise? This hotel also has a cardio fitness centre with free weights. Pool hours are generous, from 6 am to 10 pm, allowing guests to return from dining to a relaxing soak in the hot tub, before retiring for the night.

Guests loved the super clean and spacious rooms at this family-friendly hotel, each equipped with a mini-fridge and microwave, great for chilling the children's juice boxes and preparing snacks for some in-room meals. The free breakfast buffet offers quality hot and cold choices, and there are restaurants in walking distance.

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Book from ~$218 CAD
Highly praised downtown Calgary hotel near Eau Claire Market with indoor pool & waterslide

With gorgeous spring colors, and beautifully tiled deck area, this is an inviting as well as exciting place to be. Featured under a skylight, a 50-foot yellow tube slide with one-and-a-half swirls glides young and old into an indoor pool that is just under 5 feet deep.

This highly-rated, boutique hotel also offers a fully-equipped and modern fitness centre, complete with a hot tub for a nice hot soak. The pool is open 24 hours most days and waterslide hours begin at 9 am and end at 10 pm, giving guests ample time to get some fun water play into their day.

This popular hotel is centrally located, next to the trendy Eau Claire Market for shopping and dining and only a 7-minute drive from the Calgary zoo. Offering premium suites with mini-bars, microwaves and closed-off bedrooms, families can enjoy a homey atmosphere and plenty of privacy. With no additional pet fees and nearby access to the Bow River trails and Prince's Island Park, this hotel is also an ideal place to bring your dog along on vacation!

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Book from ~$137 CAD
Calgary airport hotel 10 min to YYC with indoor pool, free: shuttle, parking & hot breakfast

Accommodating young and old, the pool at the Holiday Inn offers a wide staircase into the water, allowing guests to access gently and become accustomed to the water's temperature, step-by-step. There's room for sliders to plunge into the pool's depth of 4.5 feet, from the blue, 2-storey, fully-enclosed waterslide and for swimmers to get in an invigorating swim all at the same time.

This spacious and well-designed pool area also includes lounges, plus chairs with side tables for life-guarding parents and a hot tub for travellers in need of a bit of stress release. While pool hours are from 6 am to 11 pm, and the waterslide runs on demand, the hotel offers its adult travellers an 'adults only' time at the pool, each night from 9:30 pm to 11 pm, for quiet and peaceful swims and a nighttime soak in the hot tub.

Family suites with fully separated bedrooms are available, allowing for separate bed times from the kids and a movie, and all rooms at the hotel come equipped with mini-fridges and microwaves, convenient for leftovers and light meals in the room, or even a cold beer! This hotel is very popular with former guests who have given it excellent scores for its top notch staff, well-liked free, hot breakfast, cleanliness and northeast location, central to the airport, downtown Calgary and Calgary zoo.

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Book from ~$108 CAD
Calgary airport hotel 18 min to YYC with free: shuttle & parking, indoor pool & waterslide

With lots of windows and spotless tan-coloured tile, the indoor heated pool area is a relaxing place to enjoy some fun in the water. Children are sure to enjoy splashing into the 4-foot deep pool from the two-storey, blue tube-style water slide.

Surrounding the pool, parents will find a rejuvenating hot tub and several patio chairs with tables just big enough to hold a paperback novel and a cup of coffee. Guests have pool and waterslide access from 9 am to 10 pm daily.

Affordable and family-friendly, this hotel is near the Calgary airport with free airport shuttle and parking. It offers a variety of room and suite styles, each equipped with a mini-fridge and a microwave, great for saving on dining out costs. Guests can stay connected with friends and family back home with the free Wi-Fi service, and stop by the Daybreak Cafe for the well-liked, free hot breakfast to fuel-up before sightseeing in Calgary.

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Book from ~$154 CAD
Popular Calgary airport hotel 13 min to YYC with free shuttle, free parking and waterpark

Happy kids, happy times! This 3,000-square-foot water park features two, open 250-foot aquamarine-colored water slides with large loops that span two and three stories and arrive for splashdown at a dedicated exit pool that is 4 feet deep. The three-storey slide is open all the way while the two-storey slide has a 5-foot tunnel at the end of the ride.

Serious swimmers can enjoy their own separate pool which is 7 feet deep, at the deepest end, and 4 feet at the shallow end, with stairs to gradually access the pool. And little ones can make their own splash in a warm wading pool, heated to 94 degrees that is 2.5 feet deep. Adults-only hot tubs and dry sauna, offer some time out for parents.

The pool deck has several lounge chairs for comfortable viewing of the waterslide action, and Splash! Snack Bar also overlooks the pool serving up light and kid-friendly meals, including chicken fingers, burgers and grilled cheese sandwiches, enough to satisfy hungry splashers! It's open all day, along with the waterpark from 9 am to 10 pm.

Guests wanting to access the Calgary Zoo, will find this full-service hotel with comfy rooms to be a great choice with only a 9-minute drive to the zoo, while downtown attractions and the airport (with free shuttle) are also easy to reach in 13 minutes. And pet lovers can bring their furry family member for a free stay! Happy kids, happy pup, happy times!

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Book from ~$116 CAD
Southeast Calgary hotel near Deerfoot Trail with indoor pool, waterslide and free breakfast

This hotel's 'orange twist' is not the usual orange twist you would find in a cocktail, but a bright orange two-storey, fully enclosed waterslide, which shoots its travellers into a 4-foot deep, but small indoor pool.

Guests can view all the action through the windows of the neighbouring fitness room, that overlooks the pool area, or from lounge chairs provided on the tiled deck. Pool hours begin at 8 am and end at 10 pm, each day.

Guests looking for an orange twist in a cocktail can find it next door at Deerfoot Casino, a venue for live weekly entertainment, dining, shows and concerts. The Service Plus Inn is a pet-friendly hotel that caters to families with younger children, offering bunk beds in children's rooms with their own TV.

The staff are very hospitable and we hear that the hotel provides lots of freebies: a shuttle service is available to the casino, a daily hot breakfast buffet provides a great start to the day, fast and easy access Wi-Fi, parking, cookies, popcorn, cold drinks and bottled water! And guests trying out the cocktails at Deerfoot Inn (next door) will be able to cash in on dining at their Moxies Restaurant, with a 10% discount offered to guests of Service Plus Inn who show their room key.

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Book from ~$137 CAD
Northwest Calgary hotel on Banff Trail with indoor pool, waterslide and kitchenette suites 

Designed for families and filled with natural light, the elegant indoor pool area, themed in gold and royal blue, features a single loop two-storey waterslide and a well-designed pool that is just over 3 feet deep for sliders to glide into, and 5 feet deep at the opposite end, allowing for a comfortable swim. The pool has a gracious stair entry at the deep end and a neatly tiled deck, with a cool patchwork design bordering the walls and windows.

Large tables and patio chairs line the pool deck, where parents can relax with a cup of coffee. The pool area also includes a hot tub with fascinating jungle-themed mural backdrop, and more chairs for taking in all the excitement and cheering on the kids! The fun begins bright and early at 6 am and stops for sleep at 10 pm, perfect for all the little guys who like to wake up early and go to bed late!

This pet-free hotel is convenient for accessing the McMahon Stadium, the University of Calgary and downtown attractions, by car or by C-Train. Suites with separate bedrooms are available and all rooms are well-equipped with mini-fridges and microwaves. Free amenities of Wi-Fi, underground parking and the well-liked hot breakfast, help to make rooms rates friendlier for families, and the Suite Shop, open 24 hours, is handy for those late night snack attacks!

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Book from ~$166 CAD
Well-liked south Calgary hotel with indoor pool and waterslide, free Wi-Fi and free parking

The upscale Delta Calgary South features an exhilarating 130-foot long, fully open, two-storey waterslide in one of its two indoor pool areas. Known as the Big Gusher, this blue triple-loop waterslide is in the Tower Building and empties into a 4-foot deep swimming pool. Parents are able to supervise their children from the neighboring hot tub or from one of the many patio chairs surrounding the pool.

In the Atrium building, the hotel also has a more relaxing, and beautifully designed pool area featuring a kidney-shaped swimming pool surrounding its companion hot tub. The pool deck features luxurious loungers, tropical plants, and high-design lighting. Hotel pools and waterslides are on offer from 9 am to 10 pm daily.

Although one of the more expensive hotels, the Delta provides a great choice for guests who prefer a taste of luxury. Some rooms feature interior, shared balconies that overlook the Atrium pool, providing a resort-like atmosphere. Guests can also dine in style in one of the Delta restaurants, or enjoy a meal from room service in the privacy of their own room.

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Book from ~$130 CAD
Well-liked Calgary hotel near Southcentre Mall with indoor pool, waterslide & free breakfast

The inviting indoor pool area at this Holiday Inn Express is newly renovated, featuring a bright orange, fully-enclosed, single-loop waterslide that spans two stories. There are windows surrounding the pool and waterslide that provide plenty of sunlight during the day. This pool is well-designed for swimmers because its deepest end (of 4.5 feet) is away from the waterslide, allowing for both activities at the same time, at opposite ends of the pool. Kids can make their big splash into just over 3 feet of water from the waterslide, and swimmers can swim undisturbed in the deep end at the opposite end of the pool.

Planning to hang out at the pool with your kids? Grab a seat on the edge of the pool or recline in one of the loungers on the pool deck! There's also a hot tub, next to the pool, where parents can get really relaxed! Pool and waterslide hours extend from 8 am to 10 pm.

You may want to bring your whole family to this pet-friendly hotel. There's plenty of green space and trails behind the hotel, for walking your dog, and pet fees are quite nominal at $20 per week. There's also no need to worry about getting your family fed in the morning--the free buffet breakfast has hot and cold choices ready and waiting! This very clean hotel, just off Macleod Trail, with very accommodating staff, is conveniently located in walking distance of several restaurants and Southcenter Shopping Mall for dining and shopping adventures!

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Book from ~$98 CAD
Good value southeast Calgary hotel with indoor pool, waterslide and well-liked dining

The high ceiling, natural lighting and a two-storey beautiful blue waterslide make the pool area very inviting for water-sliding enthusiasts. The L-shaped indoor pool graduates from 3 feet to a 4.5 foot depth at the waterslide exit, allowing for swimmers of all sizes.

Parents can ease into the accompanying hot tub without losing site of their children's water feats nearby. A bench area and a picnic table are provided for storing towels and swimming goggles. The pool and waterslide are open for guests from 6 am to 10 pm, making it easily accessible, even for guests spending most of their day outside of the hotel.

This friendly South Calgary hotel is found on Glenmore Trail, a major thoroughfare that provides guests with easy driving access to area attractions. The popular Chinook Centre mall is only a 6-minute drive away, Heritage Park Historical Village is about 13 minutes and the Calgary Zoo can be reached in about 12 minutes by car. Guests can also enjoy convenient lunch buffets on weekdays that begin at 11:30 am and continue until 2 pm. The hotel's restaurants also offer dinner each night, plus Sunday Brunch.

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Book from ~$130 CAD
West Calgary hotel near Canada Olympic Park with spa, restaurant, indoor pool & waterslide

Dressed up in teal-colored tiles with stylish steps leading gracefully into the pool, the inviting teal and yellow waterslide coaxes its travellers through the tunnel into the glide zone, which is 5 feet deep. Clean lines and lots of natural light from windows add a modern touch to the two-storey ride, at the centre of it all.

A hot tub is located adjacent to the pool for long or short soaks. Upholstered poolside furniture graces the deck and invites those watching to put up their feet or even curl up with a book and drink. The pool and waterslide are open from 7 am to 11 pm daily, allowing for a relaxing, nighttime soak in the hot tub.

This resort-style property is located across from Canada Olympic Park which offers skiing, the world's longest luge track (1.8 kilometres), mountain bike trails and 18-holes of Mini Golf. Modern and beautifully-appointed rooms feature large, flat panel TVs with mini-fridges and microwaves, and some rooms come with balconies overlooking the slopes.

Avenue 16 Kitchen & Bar serves all meals daily and features international wines. Peel Spa, also on site, offers reviving massage for tired muscles, a eucalyptus steam room and beauty treatments designed to rejuvenate. The surrounding area has everything from a liquor store and gas stations, to restaurants and Starbucks. Downtown attractions are about a 20-minute drive away and the Calgary airport is slightly more, about 30 minutes in driving time.

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Book from ~$162 CAD
Comfortable casino hotel near Barlow Trail with restaurant and indoor waterpark

This hotel and entertainment complex features an indoor water park with two kidney-shaped pools and a hot tub set in between. One of the pools has a shallow wading area with a mushroom water fountain and a bright red, green and blue, fish-shaped, toddler slide. For the older kids and adults, the yellow, three-storey, fully open, waterslide, set under a skylight, provides a thrilling ride. It dumps sliders into just over 3 feet of water. The deep end of the larger pool, with the waterslide, reaches 5 feet in depth.

Lounge chairs line the deck in a rainbow of colors, with a backdrop of ceiling-to-floor windows offering lots of natural light. Parents can easily view both pools from the relaxing hot tub. This fun amenity is open from 7 am to midnight, giving guests ample time to access the pool and even get a soak in the hot tub before a night's rest.

The hotel offers live entertainment weekly, concerts, a casino and a few dining options along with a buffet brunch on Sunday. Guests looking to make their stay more memorable can book a Romance or Western themed suite. Wi-Fi and parking are included.

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Book from ~$100 CAD
Good value south Calgary hotel with jacuzzi suites, indoor pool, waterslide, free breakfast

Featuring an interesting mural of land, sea and sky with painted and tiled surfaces, the Comfort Inn offers a yellow, two-storey, tube-style waterslide that glides its riders into just over 3 feet of water. Guests and parents wanting to swim at the other end of the pool will find the pool a comfortable 5 feet in depth.

The hotel provides ample patio chairs on the pool's deck for supervising parents, who can also enjoy taking a dip in the pool's deep end and then in the relaxing hot tub, next to the pool. All water activities begin at 8 am and wind up at 10 pm daily.

Conveniently located right on Macleod Trail, guests can access downtown either by public transit or car in 10 to 15 minutes. The popular Chinook Centre mall is only a 2-minute drive away and guests also found enjoyable restaurants, a short walking distance from the hotel.