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Hotel Elan: Calgary, Canada



Canada’s fourth largest city, Calgary is best known for its famed Calgary Stampede, its defining image as a Wild West cattle and cowboy town and booming center of Canada’s rough riding oil industry. Now a city of skyscrapers and a blossoming cosmopolitan aesthetic is transforming the contemporary Calgary image to a vibrant center for business, arts and architecture, boutique hotels, shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Have no fear, the iconic Calgary Stampede will always reclaim the month of July with its dedication to its Wild West roots, cowboys and rodeos, hats and boots and buckles, country western concerts, exhibitions, horse shows, parades, longhorns and stock shows.

Whatever the season or reason for your visit to Calgary, you will find so much to discover and explore at this gateway to the Canadian Rockies, year round sports hub, developing tech center, and home of Hotel Elan, 2019 Travelers Choice boutique luxury hotel in uptown Calgary.

Unmistakable with its exterior standout pops of red, a distinct youthful vibe and energy has made the Hotel Elan a welcoming Calgary stay for business and leisure travelers. Its convenient central location is close to the Calgary Tower with its 360 degree viewing deck and the eclectic 17th Avenue Pedestrian Mall, home of shops and eateries, bars and nightlife, entertainment and museums, only a block away. Your stay at the Elan emphasizes service and comfort. Guest rooms are contemporary in design and noteworthy for attention to details with an ergonomic task chair and spacious desk, iPod and iPad docking stations, multiple USB and power outlets for convenient device charging, 42” flatscreen TV, Philosophy bath products, tiled shower, heated bathroom floor and toilet seat, affordable stocked minibar, microwave, Keurig or Cuisinart coffee brewing, superior pillowtop mattress, premium linens. A Fitness and Business Center, Computer Station, and complimentary hot breakfast buffet make Hotel Elan the perfect place to launch your day ready for touring or business meetings.

Exploring Calgary is not complete without a visit to the 1988 Olympic Park with its famed bobsled run. Kids of all ages will enjoy the city Zoo, parks for jogging and biking, or an excursion to the Badlands Dinosaur Provincial Park. The Hotel Elan Calgary is a perfect place for a stopover before heading to destinations beyond in the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Lake Louise, and Jasper.

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