Hyatt Regency Calgary Hotel, Canada

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Updated: February 28, 2020

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Review of Hyatt Regency Calgary in Canada.

Hyatt Regency Calgary – Luxurious and comfortable retreat in the heart of downtown.

This central downtown hotel is outstanding and emanates a vibe of sheer luxury and opulence. The generously-sized rooms are modern and upscale and feature oversized desks, UV-purified drinking water, modern amenities, and elegant décor. Apart from housing arguably the city’s best full-service spa, there are also two superb upscale restaurants, a bar, and a coffee shop on-site, as well as an exclusive members-only lounge with complimentary services. Located on the eighteenth floor, the indoor pool, whirlpool, and fitness center offer amazing city views. The hotel has a superb location in downtown, only one block from Calgary Tower and steps to popular Stephen Avenue Walk with its many restaurants, bars, shopping, and arts and entertainment. Access to Calgary Zoo, Calgary Stampede grounds, and the Saddledome arena couldn’t be any easier as the CTrain station is located right at the hotel’s north-side entrance.

Hyatt Regency Calgary – Location

  • Address: 700 Centre St SE, Calgary T2G 5P6.
  • Area: Convenient central location in downtown Calgary. The Hyatt is interconnected to Telus Convention Centre via the +15 walkway (enclosed elevated walkway) and to many downtown buildings including Glenbow Museum, Arts Common, and Theatre Calgary. Steps to Stephen Avenue Walk and Calgary Tower.
  • How To Get There: Nearest CTrain station (7th Avenue): Centre Street (Eastbound, 0.1 mile, 2-minute walk) and 1st Street SW (Westbound, 50m, 1-minute walk). Note: The downtown CTrain corridor along 7th Avenue is free (no fare required 24/7).
  • Handy To: Calgary Tower, Stephen Avenue Walk, Prince’s Island Park, CORE Shopping Centre.

Hyatt Regency Calgary – The Basics

  • Ages: Guests of all ages are welcome and cribs are available on request. Special children’s menu in the in-house restaurant and family-friendly restaurant Milestones is just across the street.
  • Pet Policy: Pets are welcome in designated rooms. Max weight 75lbs (individual or combined) and CA$50 per stay (up to 6 nights). For 7-30 nights, an additional CA$100 is charged for deep cleaning.
  • View: Downtown views from all rooms and suites.
  • Private Pools/Jacuzzis: The Royal Suite features a large jacuzzi tub.
  • Laundry: Laundry services available for a fee.
  • Wi-Fi: Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Parking: Valet parking at CA$39 per day. Large vehicles can park in the hotel driveway on first-come, first-served basis.
  • Extras: Separate UV-filtered drinking water tap in every room and suite. The indoor heated pool, hot tub, and fitness room all offer terrific city views. 24-hour business and fitness centers. Fantastic full-service spa.
  • When To Book: Book 6 months in advance for May-July and the Calgary Stampede and 5 months in advance for September-October.
  • How to Book: Booking.com will have the best rates.
  • Phone: 403-717-1234
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: hyatt.com

Hyatt Regency Calgary – Amenities

  • Pool: Indoor pool, hot tub, and steam room.
  • Spa: Full-service Stillwater Spa is one of the best in the city and offers a wide range of treatments and massages.
  • Fitness Center: Large, bright, and fully-equipped, on the 18th floor with fantastic downtown views. Complimentary chilled eucalyptus towels and filtered water.
  • For Disabled Guests: Several accessible rooms with cordless phones, lowered beds, lowered peepholes, wide bathroom doors, and roll-in showers.

Hyatt Regency Calgary – Food and Drink

  • Restaurants: Thomsons Kitchen & Bar – Newly renovated with contemporary décor and casual dining. Serves modern Canadian dishes and a good selection of drinks. Special kids menu as well. 6.30am–midnight daily. ● Modern Steak – Offers upscale steakhouse dining with a cocktail lounge. Open for lunch and dinner on weekdays and dinner only on weekends.
  • Café: Bakers Coffee Shop – Serves coffee, light snacks, and magazines.
  • Bar/Lounge: Thomsons Kitchen & Bar – Full-service bar with designated seating and curated menu of wines, craft beers, and cocktails. Same hours as the restaurant.
  • Breakfast: Not complimentary.
  • Room Service: 24-hour room service. Breakfast, All-Day Dining, and Late Night menus.

Hyatt Regency Calgary – Rooms

  • Room Types: 1 King Bed ● 2 Queen Beds ● 1 King Bed Corner ● 1 King Bed Club Access ● 2 Queen Beds Club Access ● Regency Club Suite ● Conference Suite ● Premier Suite ● Royal Suite
  • Smoking Rooms: The Hyatt is 100% smoke-free.
  • Best Room: The top-floor 1,400-sqft Royal Suite is the best room with a private office, living/dining room, and several luxurious amenities. Its marble bathroom has a heated floor, large whirlpool, and dual vanities. Regency Club rooms are located on a private floor with an executive lounge that offers complimentary breakfast, evening hors d’oeuvres, and coffee and tea.
  • For Families: Suites can be joined with either 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds rooms.

Hyatt Regency Calgary – What’s Nearby

Recommended Nearby Tours

  • Xploring Calgary Bus Tour – Very interesting and informative bus tour (passenger van, 12 guests) of Canada Olympic Park, Lougheed House, Stampede Park, Fort Calgary, and downtown Calgary. Starting point: Calgary Tower (0.1 mile, 2-minute walk).
  • Calgary Downtown Intro Walking Tour – Excellent walking tour of Calgary’s downtown and its history, public art, sculptures, +15 skywalk system, and Chinatown. Starting point: Calgary Municipal Plaza (0.3 mile, 5-minute walk).
  • Stampede Art and Wild West Walking Tour – This excellent walking tour highlights Calgary Stampede’s history, the wall murals and sculptures on the Stampede grounds, chuckwagon races, and the rodeo. Starting point: Stampede Gate inside Stampede Grounds (0.8 mile, 17-minute walk).

Best Nearby Restaurants

  • Two Penny – Modern Chinese and North American food. Ginger Beef is delicious. Lots of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. 10-minute walk (0.5 mile).
  • Ten Foot Henry – Next to Two Penny. Vegetable-anchored menu focused on family-style dining (also has a tiny adjoining toast bar, Little Henry, if you are short on time). Scrumptious avocado toast. 10-minute walk (0.5 mile).
  • Native Tongues Taqueria – Rustic cantina known for its excellent Mexican food, family-style tacos, cocktails, and mezcal and tequila tastings. 10-minute walk (0.5 mile).
  • Vintage Chophouse & Tavern – Upscale, dark wood bar with adjoining dining room. Live local bands play (pop/rock and R&B) every Friday and Saturday evenings 10pm-1am. 10-minute walk (0.5 mile).
  • Red’s Diner – Casual, homey diner with friendly service, open for breakfast and lunch. Famous for their Eggs Benedict. 17-minute walk (0.8 mile).
  • Bonterra Trattoria – Casual Italian fare in a Tuscan-style décor. Beet salad is outstanding and so is the beautiful outdoor patio. 19-minute walk (1 mile).
  • Posto Pizzeria & Bar – Next to Bonterra Trattoria. Cozy and casual in a rustic atmosphere with a wine bar. Open-flamed pizza oven and some inspired pizzas. Small outdoor patio. 20-minute walk (1 mile).
  • Una Pizza & Wine – Trendy and lively spot serving delicious and creative thin-crust pizzas. Often busy during peak dinner hours; while waiting for a table, check out the romantic and cozy Frenchie Wine Bar located at the back of the restaurant. There is a dog-friendly outdoor patio as well. 23-minute walk (1 mile).
  • The Coup – Ethical vegetarian restaurant focusing on organic, local, and made-from-scratch foods and drinks. Small outdoor patio. 7-minute drive (1.6 miles).

Best Nearby Cafes

  • Deville Coffee – Just off Stephen Avenue Walk. If you need a break from the crowds, check out this little oasis, especially the coffeeshop’s second level. Amazing coffee, maybe the best in the city. Locals adore this little place. 3-minute walk (0.2 mile).
  • Village Ice Cream – Delicious homemade ice cream. A local favorite, so expect long lines during peak summertime hours. Tucked away at the end of 10th Avenue SE. 12-minute walk (0.6 mile).

Best Nearby Bars and Breweries

  • James Joyce Irish Pub & Restaurant – Authentic Irish pub in a historic building on Stephen Avenue Walk. This place hops non-stop, especially on weekend evenings. 2-minute walk (100m).
  • Tea House – Cool cocktail bar and restaurant, downstairs from the Two Penny Restaurant. A fun atmosphere that features themed nights, ping pong, and stand-up comedy night. 10-minute walk (0.5 mile).
  • Last Best Brewing & Distilling – This contemporary brew pub offers its own brand of in-house beer and delicious pub-fare. Happy hour every day 2-6pm. 15-minute walk (0.8 mile).
  • Trolley 5 – Two-level brewery where you can watch the brewing process from any seat. Outdoor patio spills onto the sidewalk and the hustle and bustle of 17th Avenue. 25-minute walk (1 mile).

Nearby Shopping & Cool Shops

  • Stephen Avenue Walk – Pedestrian mall that’s an energetic mix of retail, historical, and cultural destinations – all located on 8 Avenue SW, between 4 Street SW and 1 Street SE. Just steps from the hotel. 1-minute walk (70m).
  • CORE Shopping Centre – 140+ stores spanning several city blocks, including the flagship stores of Holt Renfrew, Harry Rosen, Simons, and The Bay. Home to the Devonian Gardens. Weekends: Free parking for the first 3 hours (starting at mall opening) and a CA$2 flat rate applies thereafter. Weekdays: Free parking after 3 pm. Valet parking is complimentary, however parking fare (for stall) will still apply. 6-minute walk (0.3 mile).
  • Steeling Home – A treasure trove of unique gifts, souvenirs, and knick-knacks on 17th Avenue. 7-minute drive (1.5 miles).

Nearby Attractions

  • Calgary Tower – Observation tower offering fantastic 360-degree views of the city. For the brave, there is an area with a glass floor looking straight down. Also a restaurant/lounge which offers a full rotating view of the city as it revolves once every 45 minutes during lunchtime and every hour during dinner service. Tip: Your elevation fare is complimentary when you order an entrée from the restaurant. 2-minute walk (0.1 mile).
  • Devonian Gardens – The top level of CORE shopping center is home to Devonian Gardens, a large and popular indoor botanical garden with a children’s play area. 8-minute walk (0.4 mile).
  • Studio Bell, National Music Centre – Museum of instruments and memorabilia with interactive exhibits for all ages. Test how good your singing really is in the sound booth, play various instruments, and tour the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio. Tons of cool artifacts. Some fun exhibits for the kids in the Bodyphonic gallery, especially where the room is the instrument and you see sound move as you use your hands and feet to control the tone. The kids love this one. 11-minute walk (0.5 mile).
  • Prince’s Island Park – Beautiful and popular island park with picnic spots and several gardens, and also where several festivals are held, including Canada Day celebrations and Calgary Folk Festival. The only way to get to the island is via one of the many pedestrian bridges. The bike and pedestrian Peace Bridge nearby is an architectural marvel. 19-minute walk (1 mile).

Nearby Markets or Grocery Stores

  • Sunterra Market Keynote – Grocery store with gourmet cafeteria-style self-serve, including a coffee bar, large salad bar, and a variety of ready-made meals. 3rd-floor restaurant, MARKETBar, is a full-service bar/restaurant offering a rooftop patio with city views. 9-minute walk (0.4 mile).
  • Safeway – Large supermarket with deli, bakery, and on-site Starbucks. 21-minute walk (1 mile).

Hyatt Regency Calgary – The Hotel

The hotel is located near Calgary Tower.

The hotel is located on the CTrain line (light rail) and is only steps to Stephen Avenue Walk and the Calgary Tower.

The lobby looks plush and welcoming.

The plush lobby is decorated in rich earthy browns and ocher.

There is a business center on-site.

The hotel offers a private business center that’s open 24/7 for its guests.

A walkway connects the hotel to the Telus Convention Centre.

The hotel is interconnected to the Telus Convention Centre.

The Two Queen Bedroom is modern and comfortable.

Two Queen Bedrooms are modern and well-appointed.

The bathrooms are modern and sleek.

The sleek bathrooms come with bathtubs and rain showers.

King Rooms are big and comfortable.

All King Rooms have sofas by the window and large desks.

Bathrooms have showers only.

King Room bathrooms only have showers and no bathtubs.

Conference Suites are extremely spacious and come with full-size refrigerators, microwaves, and sinks. Both, 1 and 2-bedroom suites are available.

Filtered drinking water is available in all rooms.

All rooms have filtered and UV-purified drinking water.

Regency Club guests have access to a private lounge.

Upgrade to Regency Club and access this plush, private lounge area with additional amenities for free.

Thomsons Kitchen & Bar is a popular casual dining spot on-site.

Thomsons Kitchen & Bar offers a modern décor and casual dining. Its menu features modern Canadian dishes and a good selection of drinks.

The fitness center offers great city views.

The colorful and bright fitness center offers city views to the west and chilled eucalyptus towels.

The pool deck also offers excellent city views.

The pool is located on the 18th floor and provides excellent city views.

Stillwater Spa is a full-service spa on-site.

The full-service Stillwater Spa features a whirlpool, steam room, and private lounge complete with in-spa dining. Complimentary self-parking (underground) is also available.

The Calgary Tower offers great views.

The observation deck of the Calgary Tower offers fantastic 360-degree views. The on-site restaurant and lounge revolve slowly during lunch and dinner services.

There are a lot of public art installations in the city.

Public art installations such as this can be found across downtown.

Studio Bell is the home of the National Music Centre.

Studio Bell, National Music Centre showcases musical instruments and has several fun and interactive exhibits.

It has several interactive musical exhibits for children.

Some rooms act as musical instruments and kids, especially, have lots of fun using their hands and legs to play music.

Two Penny has an Asian and North American menu.

Two Penny serves inspired Asian and North American dishes and has a good selection of wines and local craft beers.

Ten Foot Henry has a family-style menu.

Next door, Ten Foot Henry serves family-style dishes with a focus on vegetables.

The Coup is a great vegetarian restaurant.

The Coup is a great vegetarian place that uses only local, organic ingredients.

Native Tongues is an exciting Mexican restaurant.

Native Tongues is an award-winning taqueria in Victoria Park serving wholesome Mexican fare with tequila and mezcal.

Vintage Chophouse & Tavern is an excellent steakhouse.

Vintage Chophouse & Tavern is one of the best steakhouses in Calgary and has received multiple awards.

Una Pizza & Wine is known for its thin crust pizzas.

Una Pizza & Wine serves great thin crust pizzas. Romantic Frenchie Wine Bar is at the back of the restaurant.

Bonterra offers excellent Italian fare.

The fantastic Bonterra Italian Trattoria offers indoor casual dining, outdoor Tuscan terrace, and a private Wine Room.

Posto serves great pizzas.

Next door, Posto offers inspired pizzas and cocktail/wine tastings. It has a small outdoor patio as well.

Red's Diner is a classic all-day diner.

Come for all-day breakfast, signature salads, classic burgers, and especially Eggs Benedict at Red’s Diner.

Village Ice Cream is famous for its homemade ice cream.

Popular homemade ice cream place Village Ice Cream can be found at the end of 10th Avenue SE.

Deville Coffee serves really good coffee.

Deville Coffee call themselves coffee crafters and baked goods dreamers. This branch is steps from Stephen Avenue Walk.

Last Best Brewing & Distilling serves its own craft beer.

Last Best Brewing & Distilling serves excellent in-house craft beer and pub-fare.

Trolley 5 is another great craft brewery.

The 2-level Trolley 5 brewery serves its own craft beer and has an outdoor patio as well.

Stephen Avenue is a large pedestrian mall on 8th Avenue SW.

8 Avenue SW, stretching between 4 Street SW and 1 Street SE is a major pedestrian mall known as Stephen Avenue Walk.

Steeling Home sells unique gifts and souvenirs.

For souvenirs, memorabilia, gifts, and surprises, look no further than Steeling Home.

Devonian Gardens are located in the CORE Shopping Centre.

CORE Shopping Centre is huge and features Devonian Gardens as well as free parking.

Devonian Gardens is located on the top floor of CORE shopping mall.

Devonian Gardens is a huge indoor botanical garden with ponds, a waterfall, and a children’s play area. It is located next to the food court on the top level of the CORE shopping mall and has free access.

Harley Hotchkiss Gardens are an urban oasis.

Need a break from shopping? Check out the outdoor green space of Harley Hotchkiss Gardens with benches nestled amongst downtown office towers. Located just across the 7th Ave (CTrain line) from CORE Shopping Centre.

Safeway supermarket has a deli, bakery, and Starbucks.

Safeway supermarket is popular because it also has an on-site deli, bakery, and Starbucks.

RiverWalk is very pretty and popular.

The attractive RiverWalk along the Bow river is a great place to walk or relax.

Prince's Island Park is very beautiful.

Prince’s Island Park is a beautiful and very popular park in downtown Calgary.

The Peace Bridge is an iconic pedestrian bridge.

If you would rather see the picturesque Peace Bridge instead, continue walking west past the pedestrian bridge for about 12 minutes.

Crescent Heights offers great views of Calgary.

Climb the stairs to Crescent Heights nearby for an incredible view of the Calgary downtown skyline.

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