The hotel was built and opened in October 2009. Modern business amenities at this property consist of a business centre, an auditorium, technology help desk, and technology support staff. This business-friendly hotel has multilingual staff, and a gift shop/newsstands. This air-conditioned conference hotel has a total of 96 rooms. Guests are welcomed in the lobby, which offers a 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-out service, as well as a hotel safe and lift access to the upper floors. There is a café, a bar, a pub and a restaurant, and guests will appreciate the conference facilities and wireless Internet access. Younger guests can let off steam in the children's playground. A laundry service is offered for an additional fee. Those arriving by car may leave their vehicles in the hotel car park or garage.
Set in the vibrant heart of the University of Calgary campus, the hotel is centrally located to the Calgary International Airport, city centre (7.3 km away) and Highway 1 - the gateway to the Canadian Rockies. There are parks right outside the property's doors and there are several shopping centres nearby. Throughout the campus guests' have access to dozens of shops and services, such as the bookstore, bank, pharmacy and florist. Calgary's bustling city centre is only a 10-minute drive.
This property offers air-conditioned accommodation units with mp3 docking stations. Pillow-top beds feature triple sheeting and premium bedding, 32-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels, and fridges, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. The en suite bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hairdryers. Further standard features of accommodation units include individually regulated air conditioning and heating, a direct dial telephone, radio, safe, washing machine and ironing set.
This property is conveniently close to everything. Guests are welcome to enjoy virtually every recreational amenity - from the fitness, aquatic and racquet centres to the climbing wall and Olympic Oval. There is a heated indoor swimming pool with children's swimming area, and guests can also join in an aqua fit or aerobics session (fees apply for both), work out in the gym, relax with a massage, or enjoy a game of squash (fees apply).
A complimentary continental breakfast buffet is served each morning. Lunch is served à la carte or as a set menu.
Most major credit cards are accepted, including American Express, MasterCard and VISA.
From Calgary International Airport: travel south on Airport Rd NE. Turn right onto Airport Rd NE W (turns left and becomes Barlow Trail NE N). Turn left onto Airport Trail NE W (signs for Alberta 2/City Centre). Take the ramp onto AB-2 S. Take exit 258 for AB-1 W/Trans Canada Highway. Merge onto 16 Ave NE/Trans-Canada Hwy/AB-1 W. Take the exit towards McMahon Stadium/The University of Calgary. Merge onto University Dr NW N. Turn left onto 24 Ave NW. Turn right onto University Gate NW. The hotel will be on the left. From Highway 2 Northbound (from Lethbridge): proceed north on Deerfoot Trail (Highway 2 becomes Deerfoot Trail inside Calgary). Exit to the right at JCT 16 Ave N WEST/EAST (Exit 258). Turn left at West 16 Ave N (Banff). Travel west on 16th Avenue until reaching University Drive. Take the North University Dr. exit to the right. Travel north on University Drive. Upon reaching the intersection for University Drive at 24 Ave NW, turn left and take the very next right at The University of Calgary University Gate. This road will lead to the hotel.
The front desk is open 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Check-in time is 3 pm and check-out is 12 pm. The minimum age to check in is 18 years old. Rollaway beds are not available. The fee for valet parking is to be paid by the guest locally.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board