Opened as an all-suite hotel in 1970, the hotel has long maintained a prominent presence both on the Calgary skyline and in the city's history. Renovated in 2008, the fully air-conditioned establishment features a lobby with a 24-hour reception and check-out service and lift access. There is a café, bar and restaurant on site and conference facilities are available for the business guest. Guests wishing to bring their vehicle may use the hotel car park. This hotel participates in the "Green Partnership Program"Check-in is before 4 pm and check-out is at 11 am.The hotel offers studios and 1 and 2 bedroom suites. All of the en suite (bath/shower) rooms are equipped with bathrooms with newly fitted 'rainforest' shower heads, a hairdryer, direct dial telephone, flat screen plasma TV and radio. A kitchen area with a microwave, refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities also features, as well as double or king-size beds, an ironing set and Internet access. All of the rooms feature air conditioning/heating and a balcony or terrace.