Rated 3 out of 5 by Beast102I NIght staff was unhelpful.
After staying at the hotel for 3 nights and taking all my meals in my room without exception on the third night when I tried to order late night room service I was informed by the night guest services rep that I had no credit card authorized for charges to my room. I contested that I did, and in fact had ordered several room service meals already. I asked the guest services rep to call me back when she had double-checked. She did not call back Over an hour later I received a call from guest services that room service was at my door. I told guest services that because she had not called back to verify that there was a credit card authorization on my room, I chose to eat something else and I no longer wanted room service.
June 29, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by PascalClara Excellent hotel option at best location
The hotel is perfectly located, for both business (downtown) and for leisure (between Prince's Island park / river front and the vibrant 8 Ave SW. The room was very comfortable and clean, not has big as for our previous stay (at that time we were upgraded in in a larger room with larger bathroom, even including a TV screen in the bathroom mirror !).
We found all the staff very profesional and polite.
The hotel is connected with Starbuck and The Keg restaurant, plus the best Japanese restaurant in town (The Ki).
September 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by MikeNorthVacn Great Stay
My only request when checking in was a quiet room away from elevators. I was given a room on the 17th floor and it was everything I needed and expected.
My only other request was for a portable humidifier, which I noticed being provided to another guest on my floor. Being from Vancouver I struggle sleeping with the dry Calgary air. A humidifier was quickly brought and left outside my door.
I also wanted to commend the valet parking team for being incredibly quick and organized considering the number of cars and taxi's that always seem to be in the front entrance area.
December 16, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by jackie408 Not Satisfied with current standard.
There were no book of amenities in the room.
The green program is confusing.
The room was too small for 2 people and did not have two chairs or even two house coats, so one of us had to be sitting on the bed. Never saw such a small bathroom.
The server at your restaurant for breakfast was pushy and rude.
The staff at the front desk, concierge and cleaning were very professional and helpful.
Went to the business center for internet to see a fee charged, and saw ad in our room to see fee charged there as well. When we were booking out we saw numerous people in the lobby and connecting lounge using Wi Fi for free. So we were able to check our emails just before we left. Had we know this before, would have been better.
September 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Esme91 This hotel provided excellent service
We arrived into Calgary airport during the evening so needed a room for our first night. The hotel was easy to find from the airiport, the staff were very helpful, parked the car and we were soon in the bar having a relaxing drink. The breakfast the next morning was excellent and set us up well for a day of some sightseeing followed by a drive to Banff. A very good experience and good start to the holiday.
October 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by YEGRunner Great hotel in Downtown Calgary
We stayed there for the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon, and having stayed in many Calgary hotels over the years, I'd have to say The Westin is now the only hotel we'll stay in from now on! Beautiful, modern rooms; amazing, comfy bed; great location right by Eau Claire, 8th Ave, pubs, restaurant, shops etc; and most of all - extremely friendly and attentive staff (as anyone who has been to Calgary enough times can tell you, 'friendly' is not the word you necessarily hear most often!). And they didn't just 'put up with' the folks in for the marathon, they truly made us feel welcome - even offering complimentary 'late checkout'. The fact that The Keg is attached to this property doesn't hurt either :). Highly recommended.
May 27, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by sk8rmom4ever Great hotel, staff needs improvements
I was very disappointed with staff at this Westin Hotel in Calgary.
Concierge services were very poor and staff either lazy or not knowledgeable; we were not directed or advised properly and found out the next day (with daylight) how easy and close by it would have been to find what we were looking for instead of hopping around town (luckily Calgary is relatively small)
I asked a clerk at the registration desk if the restaurant offered gluten free options and she did not even know what I was talking about until a colleague stepped in and gave me the answers (yes you do have GF option).
A change of name request in the invoice had to be asked twice, the first time was not completed.
I am not going back to this hotel for sure.
May 9, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Gruellrule Not again thanks
The positives are a good bed semi clean room and great staff and I must thank them for a job well done. These do not balance out a terrible bathroom with knees hitting the wall as you sit sideways on the toilet. A shower that is almost unusable because the shower head is almost over the shower controls!? Also the parkade was absolutely filthy and cramped. Who in Calgary does not accommodate a truck. I damaged my rental vehicle and now have an insurance claim. Totally unacceptable as far as I am concerned and I am not sure how they can be part of this brand.
January 26, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by NYC1963 Very small room and double beds...really?
On my arrival I was greeted with the ridiculous price of Hotel Guest Parking. Then to enter a room that was small and crowded with two double beds.
October 15, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by ADFM2014 Lead
My overall stay was very good. The atmosphere was very comfortable and the food at both places were good.
October 15, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Pacioretty Great service and friendly staff
Had a great stay at the Westin in Calgary.
There were many good features about the hotel.
I thought the service provider that does the room bookings could have been better. My friend wanted to upgrade their room (as a result of getting an email promoting this option) and he got very frustrated with the red tape and eventually gave up.
They also could have provided the wifi information by default (I had to call the front desk for info). Plus, it was not free which it seems to be at a lot of hotels.
I would definitely stay here again though. :)
December 15, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by kerusi Very pofessional
Very professional atmosphere however price range could be better, but still reasonable as is. Didn't get to stay too long but otherwise highly enjoyed my stay.
October 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ENJAY Great relaxing stay
Our stay at the Westin in Calgary was great, a perfect weekend getaway that was relaxing and comfortable.
The bed was fantastic, the bathroom was clean and modern. We had a nice view over the river and eau claire market.
We thought the staff member checking us in at the SPG counter was very friendly. Our waitress at the Keg was amazing and the food was great there.
It was great having Starbucks and the Keg in the hotel, we thoroughly enjoyed them. I really have nothing negative to say, great place to stay!
We will definately be back.
November 9, 2011
Rated 2 out of 5 by SoLongWestin Musty smell in room.
Room appearance was fine, however when the windows were closed it quickly developed a very musty smell. By the second night I was sleeping with the window wide open (freezing in room). Advised staff, who put a (loud) deionizer in room, which helped a little. Finally I got on my hands and knees and found the carpet along the exterior wall was wet, probably due to leaking window or flashing. Advised staff who asked me what I wanted. Since I didn't think I should have to ASK for a new room, especially at $345.00/night, I checked out.
March 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by JoJoYYC Great Hotel!
This is an extremely clean and modern facility. I always appreciate the friendly, knowledgeable staff and the room upgrades.
October 6, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by DisappointedOnce No hot water on our first morning
We stayed at this hotel from 30 October 2011 until 3 November 2011. It's a great hotel. Only on our first morning was there a problem with the boilers and there was no hot water for the shower in a big part of the hotel. That was quite annoying. The problem was solved in the course of the day. We got a letter apologising for the inconvenience. For a hotel like the Westin we were expecting some sort of compensation and not just a letter. That was the only disappointing thing about the hotel. Apart from that we had a good stay.
November 14, 2011
Rated 1 out of 5 by Cushing2014 Terrible Experience
This hotel used to be amazing, when i was a teen we were here for grad and now its just horrid.
- 1st room: It had wet towels still in the washroom, as well as a used robe.
The tub stopper in the washroom wouldn't open to allow for us to use the shower.
In the bedroom the phones werent working either.
They moved us to a second room 3 floors up..
- 2nd room: The pull to make the water come out of the shower head was broken and they sent a repairman up to the room to fix it... our room smelled of WD40 most of the evening...
February 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by clayton1973 This hotel was great
The staff was very welcoming
October 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by AES12 Anniversary Weekend
My Husband and I chose to spend our anniversary weekend this year at the Westin - Calgary, because this is the hotel where we were married. We are so glad we did. We were surprised with chocolate covered strawberries in our room, and the valet service sent us up beer to celebrate. Our room was absolutely beautiful, we couldn't have asked for anything nicer. Just amazing guest services, and hospitality. We would like to especially thank Gwen Bennor! She made our weekend so special.My husband and I will definately be back.
October 28, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by YYCCHIC Below Expectations
I stay at Starwoods hotels whenever i can, and my stay at the Calgary Westin has to be the least enjoyable. The room did not cool, the toilet did not flush properly and most annoying of all, the front desk messed up my invoice and billing three times. Even after spending considerable amount of time with them fixing this, i still was overcharged by $600. They are slow to call me back to fix this and do not show any appreciation for the inconvenience caused me. Worst hotel customer service ever. I will never go back there.
July 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by DjJassy Excellent Service
Staff from all departments were exceptional. Quick, responsive, proactive and willing to go that extra mile - the support to execute our event was truly appreciated and valued.
September 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by MelX Enjoyable stay
We stayed in Westin Calgary overnight since our flight was very early in the morning. The rooms are comfortable, clean and well equiped with necessities. The staff was very friendly and helpful. There are few restaurants in the hotel and then more if you go for a walk into downtown. It is well situated in downtown but close to the airport. So if you need to stay in Clagary, this hotel is quite good and has good rates as well.
August 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Oilers11 Home Away from Home
Westin Calgary is definitely my #1 choice hotel to stay in. I used to frequent more during business trips and now Personal Relaxation. The staff is amazingly fantabulous and Rachel @ Concierge is 6-star service every time I see her. Heavenly beds/shower, yes I love and you must stay for Wknd Brunch "Gluten free toast" Bonus! Overall, I've travelled and stayed with Westin Canada wide and Westin Calgary is my #1 hotel. I want my wedding banquet there..Thank you to Amazing Westin Calgary Team Keep it up!! xxoox
August 10, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Kerry62 Have stayed twice and need to be in Calgary again in April 2012
Each time I stayed at the Westin Calgary the Air Conditioning in the room was not very good and the rooms were dusty, I am thinking about booking somewhere else for my stay this year I know it is only one night but in my business one night one month one year each of our customers are as important as the next. I want to give the Westin another chance but at these rates I am not sure. And why are discounts showing that you have to book by December 31.2011 hello it is 2012. Why are these rates still showing????
February 8, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by jbob3903 Some minor staff issues
I asked for my bill so I could take it for reimbursement and a couple of issues resulted. First of all the front desk clerk produced the wrong bill. (same last name). When I noted the problem and called down to front desk they sent someone up with a new bill. Two rather awkward things occurred. First, the other patron had been charged a lower rate for the same level of room and second the individual who delivered the form made it apparent he would expect a tip. Rather strange when he was correcting an error.
March 29, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Julius76 Helpful Staff leads to an Awesome weekend!
Despite my car troubles I had a great weekend in Calgary thanks to the help of Krysta, Marcus and Michael (The “super” concierge crew). You guys were awesome and one of the main reasons I will return to The Westin Hotel. Thanks for helping me all the way contacting AMA and Canadian Tire and being sure that things were taking care off for me.
The only thing left to say is: Nice hotel, well located and excellent bed!
August 25, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by BusinessTraveller100 Not bad
- The room was clean and well-organized. Plenty of towels etc
- Undergoing renovations but staff made sure room was not nearby
- Room was quiet
- Staff was pleasant
- Ordered room service one night, calamari and bacon cheese burger. Calamari was on hot plate but food was lukewarm. The burger was good. The fries were greasy and cold. Overall 3 out of 10
- The room came with a ‘rain-fall’ shower, the opening was about 16” wide and for a large guy wasn’t convenient. It also flooded the floor.
January 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by BTBREHM2014 Loved it!
The place to stay in Calgary.
October 1, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Ikarus75 Elegant Facility, Great Location
The room was beautiful and the bedding was fantastic. The complimentary bottled water and self-serve Starbucks coffee/tea (for SPG members) was a nice addition.
Having The Keg Steakhouse and Starbucks right in the hotel was great, and close proximity to Eau Claire Market and Prince's Island Park made the hotel's location an asset.
The one problem with the room was the ventilation system had a pronounced rattle when the fan was on, so I had to turn it off to sleep (this was in room 1111).
Staff were friendly and helpful, although I found the desk to generally be busy and backed up at the times that I approached it. This may have been circumstantial.
Hotel parking isn't cheap, but compared to typical Calgary parking rates, it's not absurd. I would consider $28/day for weekdays a minor detractor though.
Overall, it was a very good experience at the Calgary Westin.
August 16, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Rjd28 Nickle & Dimed
Pros: Nice room and clean hotel. Staff are very friendly. Starbucks on site and in room.
Cons: Wifi wouldn't work with given code. No bathtub. Bathroom door would fall open if it wasn't locked. There was no book in the room describing the amenities so I called the service number on the phone and was subseqently charged $0.95. Parking isn't included ($19). I was charge a marketing fee of $4.77 on top of the usual extra charges for staying in a hotel room. My $169 one night stay became $198.46.
January 28, 2013