Neighbourhood Essentials

peoniesRiver Lee is located on a quiet residential street, in the heart of one of the trendiest shopping districts in Calgary.

We are located in the heart of Kensington village where you can find over a dozen different culinary experiences -Thai, Vietnamese, Italian, Indian, Greek, Irish, English, Mexican and Ethiopian, as well as numerous coffee houses, bistros, pubs and lounges. Our main street, just a quick stroll from our front door, offers unique shops which stock wines, teas, lingerie, antique toys, music, beeswax products, eco clothing, candy and chocolates, books, Latin American import goods, aromatherapy bath products, coffee and imported furniture and home décor. If you are interested in some pampering during your stay, our small village boasts half a dozen spas, a yoga center and several holistic treatment facilities. Don’t miss the neighbourhood’s superb cupcake bakery !

A short walk away (one and a half blocks) brings you to our network of trails, garden 7pathways and parks that line the river and edge the downtown core. Ask about our loaner bikes and trail maps. Don’t forget to set aside a few hours to do “De’s Walk”- a self guided tour of the downtown core that reveals the charm of Calgary as seen by a local!

We are located near the beautiful Bow River and walking distance to our theatre district, many dining options, nightlife, museums, art galleries, performance spaces and parks galore!

summer bike parkingWithin minutes you can access the Jubilee Auditorium, Eau Claire Market,Calgary’s vibrant downtown core, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, University of Calgary, Foothills Hospital, TELUS Science Center, and the TELUS Convention Center. We are walking distance from the meeting spaces at Calgary’s major hotels.

We are one and a half blocks away from the light rail system that forms backbone of our transit system and connects most areas of our widespread city. We are a short train ride away from the Stampede Grounds and Scotiabank Saddledome, the Chinook Center Mall, Heritage Historical Park, the famous Calgary Zoo and Fish Creek Park.roses summer 2014

Easy access to Highway 1 and Memorial Drive allows for ease of travel to the airport, Banff and the Rocky Mountains and north to Edmonton, Jasper and Northern Alberta and east to Drumheller, Medicine Hat and the Saskatchewan border .

Treat Yourself During Your Stay!

The Ultimate Workout

Kensington Fitness Studio                                   403-670-7120 223 10 ST NW

Evolved Health                                   403-244-1377 1414 KENSINGTON RD NW

Ki Fitness                                403-215-4549 #200B 1228 KENSINGTON RD NW

Pilates Studio 264                              403-283-0944 1910 KENSINGTON RD NW

Urban Athlete Fitness Studio                               403-244-1445 480 14 ST. NW

YYC Cycle Spin Studio                       403-229-0737 1117B KENSINGTON RD NW


Rest, Relax, Repair

Motion City Sports Therapy                               403-670-7120 223 10 ST. NW

Kensington Physiotherapy Clinic    403-270-0053 #318 1167 KENSINGTON CR NW

Harmony Acupuncture                                   403-452-6858 #101 4 14 ST NW

Pinnacle Health and Performance                      403-463-2528 #1L 306 10 ST NW

Stretch, Center, Revive

Bodhi Tree Yoga                                                    403-270-0219 821 14 ST. NW

Yoga and Beyond                                    403-283-9642 2133 KENSINGTON RD NW

Yoga Shala                                                            403-210-3000 1511 19 ST. NW

Massage, Restore

Kensington Health Group                            403-283-0737 1167 KENSINGTON CR NW

Apex Alpine Massage                                             403-270-7788 2012 12 AVE NW

Hair Salons

Yi Ling Cheng Hair                                              403-270-9688 #102 305 10 ST NW

Free Soul Salon                                                  403-457-3144 #101 227 10 ST NW

Swizzlesticks Salonspa                               403-270-7333 #301 1211 KENSINGTON NW

Lather                                                                         403-270-7350 20 12 ST NW

Skribbles Hair Company                          403-277-9977 #102 1240 KENSINGTON RD NW

Cutting Room Floor                                                   403-670-0277 #109 4 14 ST NW

Spas and Nails

Rejuve Health and Wellness                                      403-283-8686 #201 320 10 ST NW

Inner Balance Spa                                                     403-670-6721 #101 424 10 ST NW

Shari’s Skin and Body Esthetics                                     403-270-8333 #5- 215A 10 ST NW

Swizzlesticks Salonspa                                 403-270-7333 #301 1211 KENSINGTON RD NW

Frilly Lilly                                                                          403-454-4929 1106 3 AVE. NW

Skoah Kensington                                                              403-264-0203 116 10 ST. NW

Sea Breeze Esthetics                                         403-283-1888 1421A KENSINGTON RD NW

Bombay Beauty Loft                                                        403-264-6262 #109 4 14 ST NW

Victoria Nails and Spa                                                  403-283-7020 101- 305 10 ST NW

Best Nail Salon                                                                   403-521-0099 314 10 ST NW


London Barbers 2                                                            403-475-4744 #E 314 10 ST NW

MVP Men Hair for Men                                          403-513-1339 1163 KENSINGTON CR NW

OMZ Hair Salon                                                               403-262-3288 #3 338 10 ST NW

Juicing in Kensington

Wild and Raw Juice Bar                                        587-354-2729 1119 KENSINGTON RD NW

Jugo Juice                                                            403-270-0120 11 KENSINGTON CR NW

Freshii                                                                           403-475-9200 409 10TH ST NW

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