8 Great Places To Stay On Your Next Trip To Calgary, Canada - Updated 2024

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With all the different attractions in Calgary, you’ve got to match it up with an amazing place to stay. That’s why we’ve compiled 6 amazing places to stay for your next vacation to good ole Calgary! You don’t need to worry about a thing at these locations, as each one is a perfect spot to cuddle up with your significant other, as you enjoy all that Calgary has to offer!

With numerous shopping avenues such as the Eau Claire Market and a myriad of cultural attractions like the Art Gallery of Calgary, there’s something for everyone in Calgary. Drop by downtown and gaze up at the Scotiabank Saddledome and the Calgary Tower, both iconic structures in Calgary.

From the top hotels, cozy Airbnb, and vacation rentals, here’s a selection of the top places to stay in Calgary.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 08, 2024.

1. Downtown Loft (from 69 USD)

Located in the heart of Calgary, this Airbnb listing is centrally located and close to a variety of different attractions. Close to 4th Street and 17th Avenue, both of which are considered shopping districts in Calgary, there are a lot of great pubs and fine dining options around. If you’re looking for a wake-up call, there’s also a variety of coffee shops and boutiques to explore, nearby.

The loft has a great feel to it, perfect for solo adventurers, couples, or even business travelers. It consists of a main living room and a smaller room for your bed, which can be accessed through a sliding door. There’s even a patio outside for you to enjoy the Calgary skyline.

The great thing about Airbnb is that these are homes that people rent out, so you’ll get to live how the locals do! With a modern theme and a very spacious living area, this is one listing you definitely need to consider.

Downtown loft in the heart of Calgary

Price: from 69 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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2. Applause Hotel Calgary Airport (from USD 118)

Some people prefer the comfort of a hotel experience. Pampered from the moment you step into the lobby, the considerate and efficient front desk staff provide everything you need before you ask. The hotel features comfortable accommodation which makes you question how you ever managed to land a reservation like this.

If you choose this location during your trip to Calgary, here’s what you can expect: Free wifi, 24-hour shuttle service, a rooftop hot tub, a fitness center, and free snacks in the room are just the tip of the iceberg with this excellent hotel. The rooms are spacious and the accommodation is incredibly clean and tidy. The rooms have a very modern touch to them, without sacrificing a welcoming feel. There’s even a bar in the hotel, that you visit for a quick drink if you’re feeling extra social that day.

The hotel is located close to the Calgary Airport, making it a perfect spot if you want to enjoy a hotel that is easily accessible after a flight. The 24-hour shuttle service makes it easy for you to transition from the airport to the hotel, or you can rent your own car and take advantage of their free parking. There’s really no question - this is a great place to stay if you’re interested in a comfortable, relaxing experience during your vacation!

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Applause Hotel Calgary Airport by CLIQUE

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 20 Aero Crescent Northeast
9.73 km (6.1 mi) from Prince's Island Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

3. Minimalist Condo (from 54 USD)

Fans of minimalist settings should look forward to this place. This is a warm and cozy home, located in the center of downtown and is the perfect place for a couple. Minutes away from Calgary City Hall, the Central Public Library and Olympic Plaza, this 776 square foot (72.1 square meter), one bedroom condominium comes with everything you need to enjoy Calgary. It’s even close to Stephen Avenue, Calgary Tower, China Town and Stampede Park!

The condominium includes the bedroom, a living room, the kitchen, and a bathroom. It comes with full-size appliances and a dishwasher, to make your lives easier during your stay. There’s a lot of counter space in this minimalist spot, so this is an excellent chance to bring back food to your place for a relaxing night in. It even has a great view of the city outside its window, and you can step outside to the patio for a breath of fresh air.

Don’t worry about any of the amenities. It has wireless internet, shampoo, a hair dryer, and other essentials. A washer is also included in case you need it. If you and your significant other are looking for a space that is minimalist but full of everything you’ll ever need, check this spot out!

Minimalist Condo in heart of downtown.

Price: from 54 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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4. Fairmont Palliser (from USD 183)

For a centrally located hotel that boasts a very luxurious atmosphere, the Fairmont Palliser is an excellent choice for traveling couples and families looking for maximum pampering. The hotel is directly connected to the Calgary Telus Convention Center by a skywalk, so if you’re on a trip or vacation that involves the convention center, you won’t be able to find a better option. The hotel has everything you need if you want to survive without venturing too far from the hotel. There are several on-site dining options to choose from and the facilities are located close to stores if the need arises.

The rooms are luxurious in feel and style. Select rooms have seating areas for a more comfortable experience, while some even have a view of the city. The Fairmont even has a state-of-the-art day spa and health club that has a fitness center. You can also opt for the laundry and dry cleaning services if you’re in need of some clean clothes.

We highly recommend this spot for business travelers or those in need of a quick transition lodging option. The Fairmont Palliser comes with everything you need to survive, without forcing you to stray too far from the hotel grounds.

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Fairmont Palliser

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 133 9th Avenue Southwest
1.29 km (0.9 mi) from Prince's Island Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

5. Panoramic downtown view apartment (from 120 USD)

Who can resist a view? This spot boasts a panoramic view of Stampede Park, South Calgary and the Rocky Mountains. This large, high ceiling apartment is a block away from some notable attractions, such as Stampede Park, the Saddle Dome, the BMO Center, and the Roundup Center. It’s also close to the Victoria Park C-Train Station! Walk a little further and you can find the TELUS Convention Center, Performance Arts Center, and the Glenbow Museum!

20 floors above the hustle and bustle of the city, you get your very own fully furnished unit, with a living room and bedroom. There’s even a fully equipped kitchen, with a nice dinner table if you decide to bring home your meal for the night. Don’t worry about getting your clothes dirty, the apartment comes with a private laundry room. If your stay is a little longer than usual and you want to avoid leaving the premises for the day, the building has an entertainment room, with pool tables, foosball, air hockey, and a theater room! There’s also a fitness room for you to get your sweat on.

This spot is great for traveling couples who are staying for an extended period of time. Convenient and well-equipped, your life will feel a little bit easier in every way if you stay here during your vacation in Calgary!

Panoramic View Downtown Apartment by Stampede Bmo

Price: from 120 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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6. Wyndham Garden Calgary Airport (from USD 86)

Another great spot if you want to remain near the airport is the amazing Wyndham Garden Calgary Airport. While it’s still near the airport, it is also not very far from other attractions in Calgary. The Calgary Zoo is only 8 miles (13 km) away, while other attractions, like the Crossiron Mills Shopping Center and Calgary University, are only 6 miles away (10 km). If you don’t want to venture too far, the hotel has an on-site restaurant, a saltwater swimming pool, a fitness center, and a hot tub (which seems like a standard in Calgary)!

Each of the air-conditioned rooms in this hotel has a 50-inch flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, all the amenities you’ll need, and facility-wide free wifi. Select rooms even have seating areas and steam showers for your enjoyment.

Wyndham Garden Calgary is a great spot for couples, especially if you rent a vehicle. With everything so close by, staying here should definitely not be a hard decision!

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Hotel 11, MOD A Sonesta Collection

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 11 Freeport Cres Northeast
10.0 km (6.3 mi) from Prince's Island Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

7. Urban Cottage Oasis (from USD 57)

If you need your own little slice of heaven when you visit Calgary, take a look at this little urban cottage oasis! Just minutes away from the center of downtown Calgary, this newly renovated home is located in one of the quietest and most charming areas in the city. There are grocery stores nearby, so if you’d like to buy any food, beverages, or home essentials, they’re just a walk away.

Originally built in 1910, this luxurious cottage features a great bedroom, with a queen bed and a living room that has a couch that opens up into a double bed for extra guests. The living room also has a Smart TV, stereo system, and an electric fireplace for that extra cozy feel. There’s a spacious kitchen that comes with all the appliances you’ll need and space for you to dine in. On top of that, there’s a back courtyard that has a BBQ and some table and chairs for you to relax on.

If you’re looking for a quaint little spot to stay in, during your trip to Calgary with your significant other, we definitely suggest this spot.

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726 meters (0.5 ft) from Prince's Island Park
21 reviews   Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi reception
nice touches with amenities decor and kitchen supplies
everything nice and clean
cozy comfortable clean and convenient
owner was very responsive to our needs
the owners have done a great job in remodeling and supplying this property
great location in town close to public transit light rail station
really awesome location close to the train line and downtown
fun neighbourhood close to many shops and restaurants
everything we needed and an awesome location
we loved staying at this place in the sunnyside neighbourhood in calgary
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8. Hotel Le Germain Calgary (from USD 157)

Hotel Le Germain is a luxury hotel that’s consistently rated as one of the best located in Calgary. Stationed across the street from the Calgary Tower, each of the spacious and modern rooms in this hotel is loaded with the most important amenities. It also has a flat screen TV, free wifi, an iPod docking station, and a minibar for you to enjoy.

The hotel features an on-site restaurant called Charcut Roast House that features chef-driven American cuisine, cooked with local ingredients. The Lounge Central 899 also serves cocktails and appetizers for everyone to enjoy. If you want to dine in your room, room service is available. You can also treat yourself to some pampering through the Santé Spa facilities.

The hotel is located less than a 5-minute walk from places like the Glenbow Museum, Epcor Center for the Performing Arts, and the Art Gallery of Calgary. Make sure you check it out if you’re looking for a luxurious experience on your Calgary trip!

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Hotel Le Germain Calgary

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 899 Centre Street Southwest
1.31 km (0.9 mi) from Prince's Island Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

Live in comfort during your stay in Calgary

Calgary is a highly varied city with a lot to offer a range of different visitors. Families, couples and businessmen can all benefit from visiting Calgary, making it such a great city. Now it’s up to you to decide where you want to stay. Welcome to Calgary!

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