Hotel Arts - Calgary

119 - 12Th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Canada, T2r0G8  show map
 4 stars
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Hotel Arts - Calgary

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Overview

Located in the theater district, Hotel Arts offers non-smoking rooms as well as a night club, a swimming pool and a golf course. The hotel was opened in 1976, renovated in 2006 and is housed in a 12-storey building.

This property lies in the heart of Calgary, putting guests 1350 meters away from Bow River. The venue is set within 1 km from Calgary city center.

The hotel is situated near a memorial park, a cathedral and a gallery.

Hotel Arts is located within a 15-minute drive from Calgary International airport.

Rooms

This property has 185 guestrooms including luxury king suite, basic king room and luxury king room appointed with a minibar, climate control, high-speed internet, a personal safe and an iron with ironing board. Some rooms overlook the city. The rooms offer a shower, a hairdryer and dressing gowns supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Guests are invited to the Poolside bar to unwind with a drink. The hotel is about 5 minutes’ walk from Yellow Door Bistro serving French and contemporary dishes.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Business travelers can make use of a business center, an exhibition space and fax/photocopying services offered on site.

Relax

On-site spa facilities feature a spa lounge and a sauna. Guests may choose from a gym and a fitness room as well as mountain biking and snow skiing to spend their time actively.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   12.  Number of rooms:   185.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Skiing
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Spa center
  • Spa lounge
  • Sauna
  • Massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Mirror
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 17 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

119 - 12Th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Canada, T2r0G8

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City Center
  • Calgary
    2300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Victoria Park - Stampede C Train
    2000 ft
  • 1st street C Train
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • raw bar @ Hotel Arts (cuisine: International, Pan-Asian)
    100 ft
  • Yellow Door Bistro (cuisine: French, Contemporary)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Central Memorial Park
    1000 ft
  • Devonian Gardens
    2200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    185

Rooms and availability

Hotel Arts photos Room
Basic King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Rain shower
  • Bathrobe
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This modern room features a 42" flat-screen cable TV and a work desk.

Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Media:Satellite TV
Hotel Arts photos Exterior
King Suite
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Living room
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Wet bar
Hotel Arts photos Room
City Pool Side Suite
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • CD player
Room Description:

This room offers a 42" wall-mounted plasma TV, bathrobes, work desk, CD player, city or poolside views.

Hotel Arts photos Room
Luxury Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
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  • General:High speed internet
  • In-room safe
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Clock-radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room 2 Queen Beds Balcony

Hotel Arts photos Room
Luxury Pool Side Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • CD player
Room Description:

This room offers a 42" wall-mounted plasma TV, bathrobes, work desk, CD player, city or poolside views.

Hotel Arts photos Room
Luxury King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mirror
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Wet bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room 1 King Bed Balcony

Hotel Arts photos Room
Luxury Pool Side King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • CD player
Room Description:

This room offers a 42" wall-mounted plasma TV, bathrobes, work desk, CD player, city or poolside views.

Luxury King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Balcony
    • + More
Hotel Arts photos Room
Luxury Pool Side Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • CD player
Room Description:

This room offers a 42" wall-mounted plasma TV, bathrobes, work desk, CD player, city or poolside views.

Hotel Arts Location

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Convention centers

Amusement

  • Bonkers Indoor Playgrounds Inc2000 ft
  • Peppermill Bar and Lounge Inc2300 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Chinook Keyboard Ctr700 ft
  • Glenbow Museum1400 ft

Parks

Halls

  • Candlelight Catering1000 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Career College2000 ft
  • Bow Valley College2700 ft

Theaters

Galleries

Casinos

  • Elbow River Inn Casino2000 ft

College Campuses

Local attractions

  • Prince\'s Island Park5100 ft
    200 Barclay Parade SW
  • Kensington1.2 mi
    1131 Kensington Rd NW Th 10
  • Silk Road Spice Merchant1.4 mi
    1403A 9 Ave SE
  • Peace Bridge1.1 mi
    Memorial Drive NW Bow River west of Prince's Island Park
  • Famous Five Statues1.3 mi
    8 Ave SE Oylmpic Plaza

Near the hotel

  • Calgary Tower1200 ft
    101 9 Ave SW
  • Glenbow Museum1600 ft
    130 9 Ave SE
  • Lunchbox Theatre1400 ft
    160-115 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
  • Art Gallery of Calgary1500 ft
    117 8 Avenue SW
  • Central Memorial Park1000 ft
    1221 2 St SW
  • Vertigo Mystery Theatre1300 ft
    115 - 9 Avenue SE, Calgary
  • Mission District1500 ft
    197 17 Ave. S.W. Rouleauville Square

Restaurants nearby

  • raw bar @ Hotel Arts100 ft

    Address: 119 - 12th Avenue SW
    Phone: 403.266.4611

    53% likes this, based on 76 reviews
    Cuisine: International, Pan-Asian
    Price Range: USD 26 - USD 99

  • Taste300 ft

    Address: 1210 1st Street SW
    Phone: 403.233.7730

    77% likes this, based on 50 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary

  • Drum and Monkey300 ft

    Address: 1201 1 Street SW

  • Yellow Door Bistro100 ft

    Address: 119-12th Avenue SW
    Phone: +1 403-206-9585

    66% likes this, based on 54 reviews
    Cuisine: French, Contemporary

  • St. James Corner Restaurant and Irish Pub300 ft

    Address: 1219 1st Street SW

    60% likes this, based on 46 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Canadian, Irish

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    185

Hotel Arts Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Arts

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 114 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
10.0
Value
2.0
Location
9.0

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    7.8

    The room decor was modern and cozy.

    Underground parking for guests was expensive and noise from traffic in morning woke me up quite early.

  • Single
    9.6

    Fully refurbished, great design hotel with a very good location just 2 blocks from the main shopping street. Comfortable bed, big plasma TV and quiet. 10 minutes to the Stampede fair grounds. Their french restaurant is very nice.

    Free Wifi could be included (CAD 12 per day)

  • Single
    4.2

    Staff being very polite and helpful.

    I booked the hotel Arts in Calgary thinking it was a part of the same hotel arts in Barcelona which of course is a very nice 4/5 star hotel. However I was shocked at the standards in the hotel, dirty bathroom, cracked ceiling, ripped and damaged chairs and furniture. I did point these things out and in all fairness was given a discount on my bill when checking out. At this point I was told that the hotel was infact nothing to do with the Hotel Arts in Barcelona, which I felt was very misleading and wrong to do. I had to move to the Marriot for the rest of my stay in Calgary.

  • Family with children
    5.8

    Staff were very pleasant and very willing to offer suggestions re things to do or places to eat. Raw Bar restaurant is nicely decorated, has great staff and a comprehensive menu including lots of meat items which I wouldn't guess from the name. Loved the pool and surrounding eating area.

    The glass door on the bathroom looked very stylish but offered no soundproofing at all. There are stairs that you need to carry your suitcase up and down on the way in from the parking garage as well as in the middle of the hallway on the way to your room. Studio room with 2 queens was very small.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Staff very friendly, food good and rooms are big.

    Rooms lack light which is a common hotel problem but htese rooms are particularly dark. Hotel needs to be refurbished as it is looking a little old and run down.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    The newly renovated facilities. The modern look. The raw evening bar.

    The hours for saint Germaine. There is no natural lighting in the morning raw bar.The tub in 1015 was old and small.

  • Single
    7.4

    Overall, a very pleasant hotel.

    The lighting in the room was poor. The houskeeping manager needs to look at the cleaning products that the staff use as they are damaging the bathroom taps due to abrasion.

  • Couple
    7.8

    The pillows were too soft but after requesting new pillows they were great. Nothing was too much trouble

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Recommendations and help from Missy at front desk

  • Single
    7.8

    Comfortable bed and functional furniture. Bathroom good. Hotel very clean generally.

    Wifi in room poor. Cable only worked. Toilet running continually. Attached restaurant ran out of almost everything.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Great location,friendly staff,good valet parking,excellent food in room service,interestingly different decor,comfortable bed,good sized room,excellent tv(but see below in adverse comments),very good shower.

    The artsy sink in the bathroom was too small for the powerful faucet and wet both my wife and I on separate occasions. There was no shaving/make up mirror. The heating system was extremely noisy but effective (it was -22c during our stay). The room lighting was too dim. The lovely wall mounted plasma tv was hobbled by a stretched low def picture(we could not alter the aspect ratio) and we were unable to get ppv movies due to severe picture distortion. The hotel service engineer responded very promptly , he was extremely pleasant but unable to fix the problem which originated at the media server ,not the tv itself .

  • Group of friends
    4.6

    I was with my best friend and we made the best of it. Even though we had terrible service.

    I felt that the some of the staff was rude. Mainly on the girl that I talked to on the phone that they charged me $18 for parking when it should have been $10 which she refunded me for. But she was extremely rude. Just cause of her I would never stay at your hotel again nor would I tell other people to stay there. I wanted to have a great hotel stay with my best friend and just from her it was ruined.

  • Single
    9.2

    Unbelieveable view. Also upon booking, I requested a top view and I got it all. loved how clean the rooms were etc.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Lots going on, close to lots of good calgary spots. Great restaurants as well as pool side lounge.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Location was great, staff were friendly,good underground parking.

    I thought the parking was too expensive.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Arts - Calgary Calgary location
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Hotel Address:

119 - 12Th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Canada, T2r0G8

Get directions
City Center
  • Calgary
    2300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Victoria Park - Stampede C Train
    2000 ft
  • 1st street C Train
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • raw bar @ Hotel Arts (cuisine: International, Pan-Asian)
    100 ft
  • Yellow Door Bistro (cuisine: French, Contemporary)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Central Memorial Park
    1000 ft
  • Devonian Gardens
    2200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    185