Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown Hotel

ex. Ramada Hotel Downtown

708 8Th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Canada  show map
 3 stars
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Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown Hotel

Wi-Fi
Parking

CAD 25 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

The superior Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown offers soundproof guest rooms close to Glenbow Museum, Fort Calgary and TELUS Spark. The hotel was opened in 1963, renovated in 2000 and is housed in a 9-storey building.

The city center is 20 minutes' walk of the property. A museum, a gallery and a memorial park lie a short distance away.

Welcoming guests with a sunbathing terrace, loungers and a swimming pool, the hotel is placed next to bars, golf courses and a zoo.

10 minutes' drive from Calgary International airport and 5 minutes' walk to 8th Street C train station.

Rooms

There are 201 guestrooms featuring executive flat, flat and king suite equipped with pay TV, a closet, a work desk, a dining area and an iron with ironing board. Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown offers rooms with the city view. The rooms feature a microwave, a fridge and coffee/tea makers as well as private bathrooms with a hairdryer, dressing gowns and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the salon each morning. Guests can also enjoy seasonal meals at the exceptional restaurant. The large in-house bar features billiards and a terrace. Masters Restaurant & Lounge and Second Cup are situated in a central area, about 100 meters from the venue.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Guests will benefit from valet parking, porter service and wake up service along with a car park, a luggage storage and a lift.

Relax

The property offers a game room and video games for guests checking in with children. There are a gym, a fitness center and gymnastics classes provided at Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at CAD 25 per day.

Number of floors:   9.  Number of rooms:   201.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Skiing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Video games
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request
  • Microwave on request

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

708 8Th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Canada

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City Center
  • Calgary
    4600 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • 7th Street C Train
    700 ft
  • 6th Street C Train
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Escoba Bistro and Wine Bar (cuisine: Mediterranean, Californian)
    400 ft
  • SoHo Bar & Grill (cuisine: International)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Devonian Gardens
    600 ft
  • Central Memorial Park
    2300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    201

Rooms and availability

Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown photos Room
Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown photos Room
Spa King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown photos Exterior Hotel information
King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Murphy bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

This non-smoking suite offers 1 Murphy bed with room for up to 2 guests and includes coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi, watch in-room movies and shows on a flat-screen HDTV, or listen to your favorite podcasts and albums on an iPod docking station. Air conditioning, iron/ironing board and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown photos Room Standard Bath
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:High speed internet
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Bedding:Murphy bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Suite|Suite

Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

QUADRUPLE TWO DOUBLE BEDS

Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
Room Description:

This non-smoking guest room offers 2 double beds with room for up to 4 guests and includes coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi or watch in-room movies and shows on a flat-screen HDTV. Air conditioning, iron/ironing board and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

Executive Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Turndown service
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

turndown service. This non-smoking guest room offers 1 queen bed with room for up to 2 guests and includes coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi, watch in-room movies and shows on a flat-screen HDTV, or listen to your favorite podcasts and albums on an iPod docking station. Air conditioning, iron/ironing board and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

Executive King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Jacuzzi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Turndown service
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

turndown service. Relax in a private hot tub in our non-smoking guest room, offering 1 king bed with room for up to 2 guests and includes coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi, watch in-room movies and shows on a flat-screen HDTV, or listen to your favorite podcasts and albums on an iPod docking station. Air conditioning, iron/ironing board and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown photos Exterior Hotel information
Executive Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Non-Smoking Executive Suite with One Queen Murphy Bed and Living Room

Executive Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:iPod docking station
Room Description:

This non-smoking guest room offers 2 double beds with room for up to 4 guests and includes coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi, watch in-room movies and shows on a flat-screen HDTV, or listen to your favorite podcasts and albums on an iPod docking station. Air conditioning, iron/ironing board and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown photos Room
Business Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Double beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown photos Room
Business King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio

Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown Location

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What's nearby

Shopping areas

Amusement

  • Bonkers Indoor Playgrounds Inc1000 ft
  • Peppermill Bar and Lounge Inc1000 ft
  • Sunset Billiard and Arcade1700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Energeum1000 ft
  • Calgary Science Ctr2700 ft
  • Telus World of Science, Calgary2700 ft
  • Creative Kids Museum2700 ft

Halls

  • Danish Canadian Club1000 ft
  • Metropolitan Centre2000 ft
  • Candlelight Catering2000 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Canadian Nazarene College1400 ft
  • Kdm Dental College Intl1700 ft
  • Canadian Securities Institute2000 ft
  • Career College2300 ft

Theaters

Galleries

Local attractions

  • Riley Park1.1 mi
    800 12 St NW, Calgary
  • Fort Calgary1.4 mi
    750 9th Ave SE, Calgary
  • Confederation Park2.1 mi
    10 St and 24 Ave NW, Calgary
  • Reader Rock Garden1.3 mi
    325 25 Ave. S.E., Calgary
  • The Calgary Zoo2.0 mi
    1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary

Near the hotel

  • Devonian Gardens600 ft
    8th Avenue SW, Calgary
  • Grain Academy Museum2300 ft
    505 2 ST SW, Calgary
  • Stephen Avenue Walk2500 ft
    8 Ave SW, Calgary
  • Calgary Tower3200 ft
    101 - 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
  • McDougall Centre1200 ft
    455 6th St SW, Calgary
  • Central Memorial Park2300 ft
    1221 2 St. S.W., Calgary
  • Peace Bridge2800 ft
    Memorial Drive NW, Calgary

Restaurants nearby

  • Escoba Bistro and Wine Bar400 ft

    Address: 624 - 8th Ave. SW
    Phone: 403-543-8911

    73% likes this, based on 71 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Californian
    Price Range: USD 28 - USD 36

  • Masters Restaurant & Lounge300 ft

    Address: 707 6 St SW
    Phone: (403) 263-8177

    Cuisine: Continental

  • Glass600 ft

    Address: 801 - 7 Ave SW
    Phone: 403.460.5577

    68% likes this, based on 16 reviews
    Cuisine: International

  • SoHo Bar & Grill300 ft

    Address: 9 Ave. & 6 Street S.W
    Phone: 403-237-6453

    64% likes this, based on 26 reviews
    Cuisine: International
    Price Range: USD 11 - USD 29

  • Chicago Chophouse700 ft

    Address: 604 8th Ave SW
    Phone: 403-265-3000

    61% likes this, based on 74 reviews
    Price Range: USD 41 - USD 61

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    201
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Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 68 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.3
Rooms
6.0
Value
5.5
Service
3.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.4

    The hotel itself was in a good location the room was clean and very comfy..... Most staff were nice and friendly

    He lady who checked us in was not helpful, rude and not willing to help.She tried to over charge us by $120 I had to go and print my booking email with the price on it to get the cheaper rate that was quoted to me. We had requested 2 beds in our room, there was only 1, we called to reception to advise of this, the lady said she was with a client would call us back- 10 mins later nothing... Went to reception to ask about changing rooms, she greeted us "Hello" like she had never seen us!!! She advised no 2 bed rooms were left... I was not taking no I had prebooking weeks in advance!!! It was only when her manager Tony came over I was given the room I had requested...unhelpful!!!!!

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    The staff were quite unhelpful. They tried to overcharge me. I corrected them, and eventually we settled on the price I reserved with Booked.net. Even after the price was adjusted correctly, them they made it seem as if they had done me a favour. Also, I had specifically stated in my Booked.net comments section that I wanted two double beds. I found out the only such room they had "had a leak" but I would be "upgraded" to a single King-sized bed. This was not, in fact, an upgrade. If they had read my reservation comments (which they clearly didn't), then they would have realized that I wanted 2 beds. Their suggestion that two grown men share a bed was unacceptable. Booked.net should verify with partner hotels that requests made on Booked.net forms are respected - or at least read. The staff had to be convinced of both the price and bed set-up of my hotel room, when I had specifically made my selections clear with Booked.net. Poor service, and part of the blame rests with Booked.net.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Close to the Downtown where most of my meetings were there.

  • Single
    9.2

    Valet parking works perfectly.

    I am not sure if the a/c/heater was working correctly in my room.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Food was good, room was very clean, tidy and modernized.

    Room was a bit small but it was all we required so still enjoyable.

  • Single
    7.4

    Cost and location

    The healthy options menu want very good and what I have ordered from it was not healthy - Fried Greasy Egg Whites is not a healthy option. And when I complained and didnt eat it I was charged for it anyway.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    location & staff

    It is looking tired could do with refurbishment.

  • Single
    7.0

    The hotel was close to the conference and the tramway which is free in the downtown.

    The lobby/reception area is poorly planned. The neighbourhood is rather scuzzy. There was a rather bizarre conference going on and most of the guests were there for that reason- frankly, it was extremely creepy.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    We arrived a week earlier than the reservation. Both the Ramada Hotel and Booked.net were fully cooperative in accommodating us and not penalizing us for our mistake. For this we are very grateful!

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Very good location

    my kids used to play games on the TV, by the end of our stay I had to pay more than $100 as charges, the receptionist should have told us about these games' issue upon check in, but they never mentioned it.

  • Family with children
    5.4

    We liked the restaurant in the lobby of the restaurant.

    We were a little disappointed with the hotel. I thought for the money we should have received alot more than we received. There was no fridge, no other furniture in the room so that if you wanted to sit it was always on the bed,it was your only option. You had to pay extra if you wanted access to internet. I don't think I would stay here again.:(

  • Single
    7.4

    Friendly and helpful staff were considerate

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Great service, no problems. Even had a couple beers sitting on the table in room and when we came back from shopping they were all sitting on ice.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Unfriendly and unhelpful staff at counter!

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Price and convenience for downtown locations

    Reception area decor rather dim and forbidding

How to reach hotel

hotel Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown Hotel Calgary location
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Hotel Address:

708 8Th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Canada

Get directions
City Center
  • Calgary
    4600 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • 7th Street C Train
    700 ft
  • 6th Street C Train
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Escoba Bistro and Wine Bar (cuisine: Mediterranean, Californian)
    400 ft
  • SoHo Bar & Grill (cuisine: International)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Devonian Gardens
    600 ft
  • Central Memorial Park
    2300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    201