Hampton Inn & Suites By Hilton Calgary- University Northwest
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... can drop into people's lives and be made to feel like part of the family, so much so I often don't want to leave the next day.
But the wheels continue to roll and this stage of the trip has had more than it's fair share of tough days. The usual headwinds, heat and hills taking their toll day after day, combined with a string of flat tyres an increasingly buckled back wheel and deteriorating front one meant that I have truly limped and wobbled my way ...
... on regular photographic paper. I wonder what type of fur Aaron is wearing. The picture of Anne is less formal and I assume it was taken in Minnesota. Anna Anderson (Aaron and Anne's daughter) was born in 1858 in Minnesota. Ole O. Steen was born in 1847 in Trondheim, Norway and emigrated to Minnesota where he met Anna. They were married in 1877. Arnold Steen (Linda's grandfather) is sitting on Ole's lap. The other baby is Edward Steen. ...
... there doing her talk. Her mic quit working so I got to ask her all the questions I wanted. Very interesting stuff. And fun, too. Penguins are very cute. Maybe not as cute as my beloved flamingos, but still pretty cute. After spending 61/2 hours at the zoo, I wandered back into the city to go to the Bay and MEC. Even when using Google maps on my phone, I still managed to get turned ...
We got a bit of a late start since we wanted to get the satellite finder and the store didn't open until 10. Helen invited us over for brunch before we left and Anita called. I also talked to Adam so long story short we headed out of town at almost exactly noon. The cat is a bit stressed but otherwise all is great. We are on the #24 headed south towards Lethbridge. We just passed a business called Wet Noses Bed and Biscuit. There are 13,233 ...
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Friday April 26 Cruise the Caribbean Sea
Saturday April 27 Cartagena Columbia 8a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday April 28 transit the Panama Canal
Monday April 29 Cruise Gulf of Panama
Tuesday April 30 Puntarenas Costa Rica 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ( here we have a "Virtuoso" sponsored event which includes a visit to Carera National Park, a nationally protected park, where we will see numerous species of birds mammals, trees ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
Historical Traveler Reviews Hampton Inn & Suites By Hilton Calgary- University Northwest
Our night at the Hampton
We found the hotel to be quite clean with courteous staff.
Rooms were quite nice.
Kids enjoyed the pool and the breakfast was pretty good too.
Underground parking garage fills up quickly and other parking is slim as there's so many other hotels right around it.
Rooms are well insulated from neighbour noise.
In general we enjoyed our stay.
A fair value for $ spent.
Great hotel, very clean, spacious rooms. We stayed in a 1 bedroom suite. Well insulated, nice and quiet. Highly recommended.
Beautiful clean hotel. Easy to access from the Trans Canada Highway #1. Nice rooms, large bathrooms. Comfortable mattresses with duvets and nice big soft pillows. Free high speed. Fun waterslide and the pool is actually warm! Hot tub is clean and hot. Breakfast is bountiful and really well laid out. Hot and cold cereals, toast, bagels, muffins, sausage and eggs,juices, coffee, yogurt, fruit salad and lots more. Coffee is always on and it's free, as well as hot chocolate 24/7. There's even breakfast in a bag to go if needed. Staff are friendly. Expensive candy shop available. Located close to McDonalds, Phils, Red lobster,etc. Underground locked parking--nice. Very safe hotel. Also has a nice excercise room available. There were many hotels right beside it in what is called "motel village" and we walked through them all to compare. There is no comparison! The Hampton far surpasses them all. Caters to alot of business people. Was very quiet.
In have stayed here twice now, once on my own, and last year with my 11 year old. I think the location is excellent for both the university and central Calgary - the C train stops just across the road and it is not far then into the centre. There are plenty of places to eat on the strip (Phils, the lobster shack) and the hotel is clean and friendly. The rooms are large and I had not problems with cups, just used the ones from the free coffee and tea in the breakfast area. Breakfasts are very good - generous, and would be a bit repititive over a long period. We were there just before and during the first part of Stampede!! That meant the prices took a huge risem but you can get the train to the stampede ground easily. The pool is great for kids especially the slide, but I could sit in the hot tub whilst he slid, so no complaints. I have always found the staff helpful at the desk and welcoming - some are less experienced than others of course, The breakfast staff are a great double act. There are several large malls within easy distance. Compared to the hotel next door, where I also stayed, well there is not a comparison. Stay here!
Nice, Clean, Comfy beds and Great Breakfast but - Bring your own Mug!
I stayed at this hotel during a business trip and was completely happy with all the amenities, comfortable bed, cleanliness and staff. The breakfast in the morning was great - eggs, sausage, toast, FRESH fruit. The only complaint is that they have mircowaves in the room but no mugs or bowls to use in it. The staff said all dishes had been removed due to high rate of theft and guests should bring your own. So if you plan to cuddle up with a cup of tea in the evening, and want to make it in the microwave, make sure you bring your own mug!
Recommended though compared to other Motel Village accomodations. Very close to train - quick trip into downtown.
This hotel has an atmosphere that says "welcome" as soon as you step through the door. The staff are friendly, helpful and very accommodating. The rooms are tastefully decorated and really beautiful. The decor of the whole hotel is one of comfort with the great looking rug and the beautiful fireplace in the lobby. All of this plus the wonderful continental breakfast which is nothing like I have ever seen before. There is a wide variety of breakfast food including their own brand of breakfast on a bun. I loved this place. Although it is a ways into the city, it is definitely worth the drive. ENJOY!!
My Friend and I and his Brother stayed at this Hotel back in june for a Special Olympic Track meet and we Have to say we had a ball at this Hotel. When we went into the Lobby the Lobby was so nice and we were Greatted by very Nice hotel Staff and the Sponcers payed us for our Acomadation. Our room was very Clean and Beds were so Sung we slept well. Room was very Quit. Air Conditioning was Good. Not Very loud. Good water Pressure in the shower after our run. Downtown Is a tad far so you may have to take the Subway that runs all above ground. football stadium is not that far away if you want to see a football game or the Running track were we were. Swimming pool was very nice. Has a water slide for everyone so kids will enjoy it. My friend and I used it. Subway Station is very close to the Hotel. Just Ask them. They Have a free Brekfest in the Lobby area so Help yourself. Food was good. I said good Morning to a very Nice Lady who Looked after the free Breakfest. They have a good Boston Pizza Close to the Hotel. Yes I will be back to Calgary And I May stay at this hotel Again.
I stayed here for 5 nights as an IBM business traveller. I had a King Study room. Room was spacious and clean with a sofa, desk and free hi-speed internet. The included deluxe continental breakfast was the best continental breakfast I've had - not a full breakfast but the next best thing.
I have stayed at the hotel 4 times on business in the last 12 months. My latest (and final visit) was brutal. When I arrived there were three people ahead of me to check in. Each one took 10 minutes as the one clerk behind the desk was woefully unfamiliar with the computer.
These are the nicest people
I stayed at this Hampton Inn in August 2004. They treated me wonderfully. I ended up staying 5 days, because I had gotten sick while hiking in the mountains. These guys took me to the doctor, and looked out for me until I got better. The hotel is very clean. I can only give this hotel great praise. Once I was well they helped me find my way about town and see some of Calgary, too. Everyone was friendly from the top person on down. Thanks guys!