Welcome to the Calgary Convention!

Located next to the Calgary TELUS Convention Center, Hyatt Regency Calgary offer easy access to many downtown attractions, including the theatre district, historic buildings, restaurants, pubs, galleries, and luxury shopping. For those delegates who arrive early or have some free time let me give you some ideas.

SCOTIA CENTRE / The CORE
a huge shopping and restaurant area, two blocks west of the hotel. Inside there is also a large indoor park called Devonian Gardens
225 7 Ave SW
Hours: Mon-Wed 9:30-6, Thurs-Fri 9:30-8, Sat 9:30-6, Sun 12-5

CALGARY TOWER
One block south of the hotel on 9th Ave.
Hours: 9-9
Admission: General $18.00. Seniors (65 & over) $16.00

FORT CALGARY
750 9 Ave SE
Hours: 9-5
Admission: General $12.00 Seniors (65 & over) $11.00

GLENBOW MUSEUM
130 9 Ave SE across from hotel
Hours: Tues-Sat 9-5, Sun 12-5
Admission: General $16.00 Seniors (65 & over) $11.00

STUDIO BELL NATIONAL MUSIC CENTRE
850 4 St. SE (approx. 5 blocks)
Hours: Wed-Sun 10-5
Admission: General $18.00 Senior $14.00

PRINCE’S ISLAND PARK
Developed island park on the Bow River
698 Eau Claire Ave SW, an 18 minute walk from the hotel

Using the LRT system outside the hotel allows you to visit:

CALGARY ZOO & PREHISTORIC PARK
Use the LRT East and get off at the zoo stop
Hours: 9-5
Admission: General $24.95. Senior (60 & over) $22.95

CHINOOK SHOPPING CENTRE
Largest indoor mall
Use the South LRT and get off at the Chinook Station
Hours: Mon-Sat 9:30-9, Sun 11-7

Try some of these restaurants located nearby the hotel:

MODEL MILK
Chef Justin Leboe

  • Creative dishes that emphasize local and seasonal ingredients to create new flavor combinations
  • 17-minute walk or 4-minute taxi ride

PIGEON HOLE
Chef Justin Leboe

  • Next to Model Milk
  • Creative small plate bar featuring “natural” wines
  • 17-minute walk or 4-minute taxi ride

CATCH
Chef David Flegel

  • Inside Hyatt Hotel
  • Upscale seafood restaurant

THOMPSON’S
Chef David Flegel

  • Inside Hyatt Hotel
  • Contemporary Canadian cuisine using locally sourced ingredients

HY’S STEAKHOUSE

  • Classic steakhouse
  • 7-minute walk or 4-minute taxi ride

NATIONAL

  • Largest rooftop patio in Scotia Centre
  • Restaurant and entertainment venue with an extensive list of craft beers
  • 4-minute walk

BLINK

  • Canadian cuisine made with French cooking techniques featuring local ingredients
  • Intimate space which was the saddlery one hundred years ago
  • 2-minute walk

CRAFT BEER

  • Largest selection of draft beer
  • New North American Classic cuisine
  • 10-minute walk or 4-minute taxi ride

ANJU

  • Korean small plates and craft cocktails
  • 19-minute walk or 5-minute taxi ride

SKY 360 AT THE CALGARY TOWER

  • Rotating eatery offering New Canadian fare and bird’s-eye views
  • With purchase of an entrée the restaurant takes care of your elevation fee and allows you access to the Observation Deck
  • One block south of the Hyatt Hotel

TEATRO

  • Refined eatery serving seasonal Mediterranean fare and global wines in a 1911 bank building
  • 3-minute walk

CHINATOWN

  • Variety of Chinese cuisine
  • 8-minute walk
  • List available at ChinatownCalgary.com

TANGO BISTRO

  • Bistro with fresh, locally inspired comfort dishes with a focus on top quality steak and sustainable seafood
  • 14-minute taxi ride

There are many other Calgary Attractions, of course depending on interest. If you go to the website calgaryattractions.com many of the attractions have coupons available. Please feel free to ask me for directions or information you need. We look forward to seeing you.

Enjoy your free time!

Marilyn Malley