About Hotel Arts Kensington

Hotel Arts Kensington is a 19-room boutique hotel in Calgary’s charming Kensington neighborhood.

The hotel was originally designed by award-winning architect Richard Lindseth and opened in 1999 as a country-style bed and breakfast. Hotel Arts Group acquired the property in 2007 and transformed it into a European-style boutique hotel featuring 10-foot ceilings, stylish furnishings, individualized rooms (no two are alike), a unique art collection and a comfortable yet sophisticated atmosphere. 

Dining & Events


Hotel Arts Kensington is home to one of Calgary’s top restaurants, Oxbow.  Led by Executive Chef Quinn Staple and Chef de Cuisine Rupert Garcia, the menu bends tradition cuisine showcasing fresh ingredients. Enjoy the newly renovated lounge, intimate dining room with unique open-kitchen concept or the seasonal patio overlooking downtown Calgary.

For weddings and events, the property offers unique spaces with varying capacities as well as the option to buy out the entire property. 

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