Located at the northern tip of the downtown area, just under a 10-minute walk to the Bow River, this hotel is popular with business travellers who want to be close to the business district, as well as with guests who want to be close to downtown shopping, attractions and restaurants.
Each one of the 56 rooms at this hotel have free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. There are standard rooms available, with a choice of king or queen beds or suites (some of which have a separate living room area). Pets are permitted for $25/night.
There is no on-site dining, but guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast daily. Given the downtown location, there are a number of restaurants located within a short walking distance (5-10 minutes). On-site amenities include free parking and a gym.
Guests are able to walk to some of Calgary's most popular attractions from this hotel. The Glenbow Museum and the Calgary Tower are just over a 20-minute walk away. The Stampede Corral is a little further away, about a 9-minute drive. A C-Train station is a 3-minute walk from the hotel. Air travellers should budget about 23 minutes to drive the 19 km between the hotel and Calgary International Airport (YYC). (All distances and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking and breakfast (call date: August 24, 2012).