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River Wynde Executive Bed and Breakfast

8.9 | Very Good
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Recommended by guests for friendly host, comfortable rooms, food at free breakfast

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking, free local calls, free bicycle rentals and free access to an adjacent fitness centre
  • Many guests described the rooms as clean and comfortable
  • The host was frequently complimented for her welcoming service
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • Many guests found the B&B well located for accessing the C-Train and downtown Calgary
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • Rooms do not have private bathrooms
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 14, 2014
Overview
This property is situated within a 4-minute walk of the Bow River waterfront park and pathway, north of the downtown area. The nearest C-train (public transit) station is about 6 minutes away by car.

This B&B offers four smoke-free rooms, which include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a flat screen TV and DVD player, a desk, a phone, a closet, bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries. All rooms have shared bathroom facilities. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are not available.

A free hot breakfast is served daily at a time convenient for guests. This B&B does not have an on-site restaurant.

Other on-site amenities include free parking, free access to an adjacent fitness centre, a guest workstation and computer, baggage storage, use of the kitchen to prepare lunch and dinner, laundry and dry cleaning service and free bicycle rentals. Pets are not permitted at this B&B.

SAIT Polytechnic University, the Alberta College of Art & Design and the North Hill Shopping Centre are all within a 5-minute drive. The downtown area is 8 minutes away by car or 15 minutes away by public transit and features the Talisman Centre, the Saddledome, the Calgary Tower and the CORE shopping centre. The Calgary Zoo is about a 10-minute drive away.

The Calgary International Airport (YYC) is 20 minutes away by car. (All walking, driving and public transit time estimates: Google Maps) 

Verified by a front desk agent on April 8, 2014: Free breakfast hours, shared bathroom facilities, wheelchair accessibility and pet policy.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed impressed with their stay at this property and several aspects of the property were complimented.

The rooms were often described as clean and generally comfortable, while several reviewers added that the beds were comfortable. A couple of guests appreciated the bathrobes, slippers and provided toiletries. One couple said, "we didn't realize when we reserved our five nights at River Wynde that the bathrooms are shared. Shockingly, it didn't matter a bit. When we were there, the place was full, but it is so well run that the bathrooms were immaculate all the time."

The host was frequently complimented for her welcoming and friendly service, while one reviewer appreciated that the host provided a list and map of shops in close proximity to the B&B. One guest was happy that the host "was never too busy to sit down and chat, have a glass of wine, or share some tips of where to eat, drink and shop". 

Many guests enjoyed the food served at the free breakfast and one reviewer said that the menu included "homemade granola, fresh yoghurt and fruit, juice and coffee".

Many reviewers found the location of the B&B convenient for accessing the C-Train and the downtown area.

A couple of guests thought that the room rates were reasonable.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns found for this B&B, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a couple of guests mentioned that the house itself was a bit "old and creaky".
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this B&B #8 out of 53 B&Bs and Inns in Calgary, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 42 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 9.2 out of 10, based on 45 guest reviews.

The author called the property on April 8, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
8.9
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Rated 8.9/10 based on 58 reviews

Ranked #14 out of 81 hotels in Calgary

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Map Marker River Wynde Executive Bed and Breakfast
220 10A Street Northwest, Calgary, AB