Wingate by Wyndham Calgary
Travel Blogs from Calgary
... the hotel (on a major through road) was full. We had to abandon the car in the 2nd lane of traffic and just ask the valet parking people to sort it out! They did so very effectively and saved us a lot of stress.
Walking into this hotel was another moment when we felt like we'd stepped back in time to another era. It was majestic, original, 100 year old style - and again built for discerning early 1900s railway passengers.
We explored ...
... details for the next leg of our trip, arrange mailing of excess clothing back to Australia, and some last minute housekeeping. Visited Calgary Tower in Downtown Calgary. The observation tower stretches nearly 200 metres into the air. A fantastic vantage point for photos. In the distance we saw our last glimpse of the majestic Rocky Mountains. Flight to Germany was ...
... school at 11am and this is where they need me. I meet her and another Kinder girl, Harlow, at the bus stop and I look after them for the afternoon. Porter gets off the bus at 3:00pm roughly and we all meet him at the bus - lots of walking in the cold! The house is lovely, Calgary is great! I haven't frozen yet but the weather is for sure on the cold side. Having what we would call winter days and it's only Fall (Autumn)! I've got up to a ...
Calgary is a spread out city which seems to sprawl for many miles. Coming into the city the weather gets worse so we head straight to the hotel and decide to check-in then drop off the hire car at the airport. Between the road works, poor signage and a Garmen that was extremely persistent we spent the next hour driving in circles, encountering blocked roads and circling the airport until we finally worked it all out.
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... doesn't understand they can't take full bottles of shampoo and conditioner through security is a mystery. Oh well, I made it on the plane and was able to get a good amount of work done.
Ken met me at the hotel and we grabbed a quick bite, got a bit more work done then headed to the Calgary Stampede. It is hard to get excited about a rodeo, since we have quite a large one in Houston. But, as we found ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services