BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O'Call Hotel
1935 McKnight Boulevard NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6V4
Phone: 403/291-4600 | Fax: 403/250-8814 | 201 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
The moment you fly into Calgary International Airport, you'll see how convenient the location is of our Calgary hotel.
Our central location is within minutes to the Calgary International Airport and the vibrant energy of downtown Calgary. Our full service hotel is ideally located with ease of accessibility to all major driving routes. We are in the heart of it all with the Calgary NE Business district and large corporate offices at our doorstep.
We welcome any visitors in town whether travelling for business or the ultimate vacation, our hotel has it all. Our banquet facilities are perfect for catering to both corporate meetings and splendid intimate weddings affairs.
Our onsite indoor Waves Water Park makes us a favorite attraction, urban oasis fun for the entire family. It's easy to spend a day exploring the points of interest this city and its’ surrounding areas have to offer. The Calgary Stampede and Calaway Park are a great place to get your adrenaline started.
This full service award winning hotel features friendly staff eager to ensure your experience is a positive one. Whether you're here for the oil and gas show or to stroll around and discover new restaurants, it's all easy when you have the preferred business address in our city.
This Calgary hotel is also famous for the mouthwatering, breakfast buffet dished up daily for a nominal fee, so bring your appetite to the most important meal of the day. Featuring sizzling bacon, fresh prepared waffles and eggs, there's no better way to start your day. Complement your meal with fresh in-house made pastries, fresh fruits, cereal, yogurt, house made granola and 100% Arabica brewed coffee. That's how a perfect day should begin!
Book your fresh, clean, spacious oversized room at BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O'Call Hotel for the best location and value! Opt for our Breakfast Package. Hotel Water Park will be closed for annual maintenance from 8am Feb 9th to 2pm Feb 12th, 2015.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Exercise facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Restaurant on-site
- Cocktail lounge, Jetz Sports Bar and Lounge allows sports fans to stay connected and while watching their favorit players and teams on our HD 52-inch flatscreens
- Indoor pool, heated, Waves Water Park offers families unlimited fun. With more than 8,000 sq ft of water park, plunge pool with two separate, two,story waterslides and wading pool with a slide built just for tots. Waves Water Park is fun and exciting for kids of all ages
- Steam room
- Hot tub, whirlpool
- Massage services
- Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- Interior corridor
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check out
- Late check out, may be available upon request
- Barber/beauty shop
- Cable or satellite television, equipped with HDTV's.
- Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
- Business center
- Printer available
- Computer rental
- Fax services nominal fee
- Photocopy, nominal fee
- Photocopy services
- Conference services
- Wedding services, three beautiful Ballrooms accommodating 100 - 225 guests
- Meeting facilities, our 7th floor meeting rooms offer natural light with west, facing views, capturing the beautiful Canadian Rocky Mountains
- Banquet facilities, accommodating up to 200 ppl
- Conference facilities
- Ballroom, accommodating up to 250 guests, theater style
- Gambling, slot machines
- Coffee shop, serving specialty coffee's, tea, and light snacks
- Squash courts
- Ice/vending machines
- Airport car, 24 hours, $3 pickup fee-no fee for drop-off
- Gift shop or newsstand
- Free parking Onsite, available 24 hours.
- Paid parking, Complimentary parking available for hotel guests during stay. Discounted parking available for long term parking.
- Dry cleaning
BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O'Call Hotel
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Conveniently located, the best western plus port o'call hotel in Calgary, Alberta is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 51.091595 / Latitude: -114.011975
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: The north. From Deerfoot Trail take McKnight Boulevard. Exit east follow second set of lights, turn right and right again into parking lot of the BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O'Call Hotel.
From: The south. From Deerfoot trail take McKnight Boulevard. Exit east follow second set of lights, turn right and right again into parking lot of the BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O'Call Hotel.
From: The west. TransCanada/16th Avenue turn left onto Barlow Trail, turn left on to McKnight Boulevard. Next, make a left at 19th Street and first right in to parking lot of the BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O'Call Hotel.
From: The east. TransCanada/16th Avenue, turn right onto Barlow Trail, turn left on to McKnight Boulevard. Next, take a left at 19th Street and first right in to parking lot of the BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O'Call Hotel.
BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O'Call Hotel
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Set on the Trans-Canada Highway, the 90-acre Calaway Park is the largest outdoor amusement park in western Canada. Set in Calgary in southern Alberta, Calaway Park features 33 rides – including two roller coasters.
Established in 1982, the Calaway Park is open daily from Victoria Day weekend through August – plus weekends in October. The park’s most popular rides include the Vortex, the Dream Machine, Chaos, and Storm.
Named Small Size Club of the year by Canadian Society of Club Managers, Calgary Curling Club aims to be a world class curling facility. Whether you are new to curling or a seasoned expert, the Club is able to accommodate the needs of all skill levels. By utilizing their Academy for beginners as well as leagues available at different levels of competition, those new to the sport will feel right at home in Calgary.
The Calgary Curling Club is one of Southern Alberta’s premier curling facilities. Ice time and equipment can be rented in addition to rooms for rent to accommodate groups and parties with catering available as well. Bonspiels are scheduled throughout the year and leagues compete weekly, depending on the league and level of play.
The Calgary Exhibition & Stampede is an incredible, annual summer-time event, filled with western heritage and rodeo fun. Bring the entire family to "The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth" and be ready for ten days of exciting events at Stampede Park in Calgary. From Rodeo events, to music concerts to the agriculture showcase, the Stampeded has it all.
The Calgary Stampede has hosted fabulous rodeo events since 1912. Be sure to start the experience off on the right foot, by cheering on the floats, bands and riders in the Calgary Stampede Parade. Then, find your favorite seat in the Grandstand to watch the rodeo excitement unfold. The Country Music, Midway rides, food and games round out the festivities at the Stampede. Stay close to the action in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy your time in Calgary.
Canada's fourth busiest airport, Calgary International Airport (YYC) serves Calgary, Aberta and the surrounding Southern Alberta region. Owned by Transport Canada and operated by Calgary Airport Authority, YYC handles over 13 million passengers annually.
With a single terminal building's four concourses and 3 operational runways, YYC schedules flights by commercial airlines like Air Canada, Delta Airlines, US Airways and British Airways. YYC serves as headquarters for WestJet and is a hub for Air Canada and Air Canada Express.
Drawing nearly 50,000 visitors annually, the Calgary International Film Festival stretches over ten days in late September in multiple venues across Calgary, Alberta. Past screenings have been shown in the Plaza Theatre, Globe Cinemas and Eau Claire Market Cineplex.
Since 1999, the festival has screened numerous film categories, grouped by genre and country of production. Categories include world cinema, shorts, horror and Wednesday night's "Hump Night" films, which are more graphic. The festival also shows the works of ten up-and-coming filmmakers from all over the globe, with a $25,000 prize awarding a selected filmmaker.
Calgary Stampede Park, located in Calgary, is the site of the annual Calgary Stampede, "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth". If traveling in Southern Alberta, at the end of July, visit the Stampede Park, to partake in this exciting ten-day rodeo event. Western heritage continues each year with the Stampede's parade, variety of events, concerts and Midway fun.
Stampede Park also hosts many year-round events, including trade shows in the 265,000 square-foot BMO Centre, intimate weddings in the Rotary House and meetings in the Big Four Building. The Grandstand and the Big Top Show Ring also host amazing live performances. While in Calgary, stay in one of the several Best Western hotels to enjoy comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services.
The Calgary Tower stands at 191 meters tall, offering incredible views of downtown and surrounding Calgary. The tower opened in June 1968, and houses the world's tallest 360 degree observation deck. It was built to honor the Canada's centennial year (1967) and its construction was considered "an amazing feat of technical and physical workmanship". In 1989, the tower became a member of the World Federation of Great Towers.
While traveling in Southern Alberta, be sure to schedule time to visit this incredible tower. Take the elevator ride to the observation deck, in just over a minute, to the see the breath-taking birds-eye views of the city. Enjoy a delicious meal at Sky 360 and be amazed as it slowly revolves once every 45 minutes. Stay close to downtown Calgary in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy excellent guest services.
The Calgary Zoo was established in 1929, once the Calgary Zoological Society was formed. The Zoo is located in the heart of Calgary, along the Bow River. The thirty-six mammals and seventy-eight birds at the start, were later joined by coyotes, bears, timber wolves, lynx and a polar bear. The Zoo made headlines in 1939, when "Buster" the sea lion got out of his habitat and swam in the Bow River. Throughout the years, the Zoo expanded with additional habitats, buildings, animals and an animal hospital.
This Association of Zoos and Aquariums Zoo, features a wonderful variety of exhibits. Enjoy strolling through the Zoo's Prehistoric Park, Destination Africa, South America, Eurasia, Canadian Wilds, Enmax Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Kids love crawling through the tunnels at the Kinsmen ZooVenture Playground and riding the Wildlife Carousel at the Calgary Co-Op Kids Zone. Everyone enjoys the numerous daily programs scheduled throughout the day at the Zoo and the year-round special events are not to be missed. Stay close to the Zoo in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy your time in Southern Alberta.
Winter activities at Canada Olympic Park include downhill and cross-country skiing and snowboarding, plus mountain biking and zip-lining during the summer. An urban ski area, Canada Olympic Park features three runs on .4 square kilometers of skiable acres.
Alberta’s largest single level shopping centre, the Crossiron Mills Shopping Centre is located in Rocky View County – set just north of Calgary and south of Airdrie in southern Alberta. Opening in 2009, the centre features more than 200 stores and over 100,000 square meters of shopping space.
The Crossiron Mills Shopping Centre has four neighbourhoods: Fashion, Ranch, Resources, and Sport. The centre encompasses 17 anchor tenants, with the remainder of the mall featuring premium brand outlet stores.
A response to the call for natural, locally-sourced cuisine, FARM serves the cultural center of Calgary, minutes away from downtown. The restaurant works closely with local suppliers to create dishes inspired by Alberta, with food produced through sustainable practices. Seasonal menus feature local bison, lamb, pork, beef and fish.
A sister business to Janice Beaton Fine Cheese, the restaurant boasts a wide selection of artisanal cheeses, cured meats, and pâtés, while taking special care to pair them with a thoughtful selection of wines, beer, and champagne. FARM was called "Best New Restaurant" by FFWD Magazine and took an award in Where Magazine's Best Bistro category.
While visiting the vibrant city of Calgary, take time to unwind in one of North America's largest parks. Fish Creek Provincial Park, located south of downtown Calgary, is a haven for those seeking outdoor fun. Lace up your comfortable shoes for strolling along over 100km of hiking trails or bring your bicycle for cruising along the paved or single-track bike trails. Bring your fishing gear to fish for trout in the Bow River or use the boat ramp for a day of fun on Sikome Lake.
Park visitors enjoy a day of swimming in the lake and relaxing on the beach. Stop by the Bow Valley Ranch Visitor Centre to view the exhibits and learn more about the park. Take a break for a delicious meal at the Ranche Restaurant or satisfy your sweet tooth with a tasty dessert from Annie's Bakery & Cafe. Schedule plenty of time at this wonderful twelve-mile long park. While traveling in Southern Alberta, choose Best Western hotels for convenient and comfortable accommodations.
Fort Calgary was a pine and spruce log fort built in 1875, at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers. The original name of the fort was Fort Brisebois, after Commander Brisebois. It was built to force the whiskey traders out of the area, which is now Calgary. The fort was renamed in 1876 by James MacLeod, after a castle at Calgary Bay in Scotland.
The fort was demolished in 1914, when the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway used the land to build their rail terminal. A team of archaeologists from the University of Calgary unearthed some of the fort's original wood beams in 1969 and 1970. The 40-acre site has been a National Historic Site since 1974. Stay close to Calgary's many attractions, as a guest of Best Western hotels. Enjoy your time in Southern Alberta.
Set on the Glenmore Reservoir, Heritage Park Historical Village covers 127 acres within southwestern Calgary, set in southern Alberta. Known as the largest living history museum in Canada based on number of exhibits, the village more than 100 exhibits.
A late 19th and early 20th century living history museum, the Heritage Park Historical Village features historic structures, antique and horse-drawn automobiles, and period costumes. The village is divided into four parts: Hudson's Bay Company Fur Trading Fort, Pre-Railway Settlement Village, Railway Prairie Town, and Heritage Town Square.
Positioned on the southern slopes of the Merlin Ridge, the Lake Louise Ski Area is a resort in Banff National Park, minutes from Lake Louise and Banff, and less than two hours from Calgary, in southern Alberta. At around 10,000 feet above sea level, the resort's ski trails weave between Mount Richardson, Ptarmigan Peak, Pika Peak and Redoubt Mountain, near the Pipestone River.
With 139 ski runs and a lift capacity of over 14,000 skiers per hour, the Lake Louise Ski Area is host to the first stop of the FIS Ski World Cup circuit and the Ruckus in the Rockies snowboarding and live music festival. Visitors also enjoy the resorts facilities for dog sledding and ice skating, and the Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola is popular all year long
Established as Beaulieu, the Lougheed House is a National Historic Site of Canada set in Calgary in southern Alberta. Found in Calgary’s Beltline District, this National and Provincial Historic Site and Museum was formerly a residence, women’s training centre and military barracks, and clinic.
Constructed in 1891, the house is operated by the non-profit Lougheed House Conservation Society. Visitors are encouraged to explore the Lougheed House Gallery and the Lougheed House Gardens.
Tucked away in Alberta's Fish Creek Park, McKenzie Meadows Golf Club is less than 20 minutes from the core of Calgary. Called "Calgary's Finest Public Golf Facility", the 18-hole championship golf course was designed by esteemed golf course architect Gary Browning, and is complete with seven lakes, white sand bunkers and four tee boxes.
Group instruction is offered at McKenzie Meadows, with programs like Full Swing School and Pitch Swing And Sand School, while private instruction is also available. The Clubhouse Restaurant offers golfers a chance to cool off and caters events for groups of up to 50.
Operated by the McMahon Stadium Society, the 46,020-seat McMahon Stadium is located at the University of Calgary in the city of Calgary in southern Alberta. Canada’s fifth-largest stadium, the structure was originally established in 1960 as a replacement for Mewata Park Stadium.
The stadium is home to the University of Calgary Dinos, Canadian Junior Football League’s Calgary Colts, CFL’s Calgary Stampeders, and the Alberta Football League’s Calgary Gators and Calgary Wolfpack.
Set between 14th Street and 2nd Street SW, the Red Mile on 17th Ave is a retail and entertainment district set in central Calgary in southern Alberta. Named for the team colors of National Hockey League’s Calgary Flames, the Red Mile features dining, shopping, and cultural sites.
The 17th Avenue Retail & Entertainment District also features events, galleries, bakeries, coffee shops, and over 400 unique shops to Calgary.
The Scotiabank Saddledome is a multi-purpose facility, located near downtown Calgary and twenty minutes from the Calgary International Airport. Since its opening in 1983, the Saddledome has hosted many events including the 1988 Olympic Winter Games. Currently, the facility is home to the Calgary Flames hockey team, the Calgary Hitmen junior hockey team and the National Lacrosse League team, the Calgary Roughnecks.
A variety of events, concerts, conventions and sports are hosted at the Saddledome. Superstar Reba McEntire sold out the Saddledome in her 1995 performance. Crowd-pleasing visitors include, the 2005 visit by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip and the 2009 visit by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
The facility's state-of-the-art technology, seating and flexibility make it a Southern Alberta mainstay. Stay close to the action in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy excellent guest services.
Shaw Millennium Park is a skatepark on the western side of downtown Calgary. The park is located on the site of the former Mewata Stadium, where the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League used to play. With beginner, intermediate and expert areas covering 75,000 square feet, there's plenty of surfaces. Kids of all ages love to practice their skating skills on the rails, ledges, stairs, full halfpipe, flatbars and street course.
Schedule plenty of time for a fun day in Calgary, by visiting the adjacent Telus World of Science. Kids love learning about science through the museum's interactive exhibits and educational demonstrations. While in town, check into one of the area Best Western hotels for comfortable accommodations, before continuing on your Southern Alberta journey.
Show horse jumping competitions in the Southern Alberta city of Calgary, has been around since 1975. Spruce Meadows equestrian facility has delighted horse fans since opening in April 1975, south of downtown Calgary. By 1979, the attendance at this wonderful 360-acre facility grew to 50,000. In 1982, the number of tournaments increased to four to include the National, Canada One, North American and Masters tournaments.
Throughout the years, Spruce Meadows continued its improvements and additions. In 2001, the Canadian Event Industries Awards voted Spruce Meadows to be the "Best Sporting Venue". Whether attending one of the year-round tournaments, fishing in the pond, picnicking on the grounds of the park, touring the horse stables or strolling through the International Christmas Market held at the park, there is plenty to do. While in town, choose one of the local Best Western hotels to enjoy a wonderful night's rest.
Formerly the Lindsay Park Sports Centre, the Talisman Centre is a sports complex set in Calgary in southern Alberta. Known for its iconic roof, the Talisman Centre is Canada’s largest sports facility, and the second largest in North America.
Operated by the Lindsay Park Sports Society, and owned by the City of Calgary, the centre includes two, Olympic-size pools, five gyms, two tracks, and a multitude of fitness classes. Other amenities at the Talisman Centre include a childcare centre, free parking, and lockers.
Telus Spark is an incredible science center located in downtown Calgary, near the Calgary Zoo. This Southern Alberta gem inspires its visitors to have fun while learning about science, art and technology. The center features more than one hundred exhibits in its four Galleries, in addition to a variety of demonstrations and programs. Be sure to check out the Prototype Lab, where concepts are tested, discover what it means to be human in the Being Human exhibit and explore the Energy & Innovation exhibit to learn more about the power of energy transformation.
Kids love the Creative Kids Museum where they dive into hands-on activities, climb the giant climbing structure and get wet in the water play area. Be sure to schedule time for one of the science demonstrations and live theatre programs, featured in the Presentation Theatre. The high-definition theatre presentations in the HD Digital Dome Theatre are a must-see. Take a break from inside to enjoy the four-acre Outdoor Park and grab a bite to eat from the Cafe. There's plenty to learn and discover at this one-of-a-kind Calgary attraction. At the end of a fun-filled day, choose one of the several Best Western hotels, for a wonderful night's rest.
The University of Calgary, or what many refer to as UCalgary, is a public university found near downtown Calgary in the popular province of Alberta. Established in 1966, UCalgary is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network, and features a charming, urban campus. Plan your next visit to Calgary and southern Alberta and be sure to visit the main campus of the University of Calgary.
Make time to visit the Olympic Oval – the ice arena and complex which hosted the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. The Olympic Oval features two hockey rinks, a 400m oval track, and a short track. You'll want to watch the UCalgary Dinos play football at McMahon Stadium – it's also home to the Calgary Stampeders of Canadian Football League. Enjoy your next visit into Calgary with a visit to the University of Calgary.
A collection of winter sport facilities, the WinSport Winter Sport Institute is a not-for-profit organization set in Calgary in southern Alberta. The institute also owns and operates the Canada Olympic Park, Bill Warren Training Centre, and the Beckie Scott High Performance Training Centre.
Established in 1956, WinSport Winter Sport Institute includes activities like Nordic and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, bobsledding, ice-skating, and hockey. Summer activities include mountain biking, zip lining, mini-golf, rock climbing, and bungee jumping,
More Area Attractions & Services
- 0.10 kilometer(s) from Calgary Aerospace Museum, showcases the history of aviation and space technology of western Canada
- 7.50 kilometer(s) from Calgary Zoo, One of the worlds greatest zoo's
- 23.00 kilometer(s) from Calaway Park, Theme Park
- 2.00 kilometer(s) from Safeway Canada
- 3.00 kilometer(s) from Village Square Centre
- 4.00 kilometer(s) from Calgary Zoo, Botanical Garden, P.O. Box 3036, Stn B, 403-232-9300, world-renowned zoological institution. Over 1,200 animals some rare and endangered species, botanical garden and prehistoric park are featured. Canadian Wilds exhibit is now open.
- 5.00 kilometer(s) from Pengrowth Saddledome
- 5.00 kilometer(s) from Calgary Tower, 101 9 Avenue S.W., 403-266-7171, the tallest building in Calgary. This unique structure offers a panoramic view of Calgary and the Canadian Rockies. Plan to stay for lunch or dinner in the revolving restaurant.
- 13.00 kilometer(s) from Glenbow Museum
- 3.00 kilometer(s) from Sunridge Mall, one stop shop with 160 retail stores and one of the best food courts
- 3.50 kilometer(s) from Deerfoot Mall
- 6.00 kilometer(s) from Cross Iron Mills, Calgary's newest shopping experience featuring top retailers to include Bass Pro Shops, Gap and Tommy Hilfigur
Distances to Popular Points of Interest
- 26 kilometer(s) from Airdrie
- 131 kilometer(s) from Banff
- 108 kilometer(s) from Canmore
- 131 kilometer(s) from Drumheller
- 92 kilometer(s) from Kananaskis
- 191 kilometer(s) from Lake Louise
- 216 kilometer(s) from Lethbridge
- 140 kilometer(s) from Red Deer
- 47 kilometer(s) from Strathmore
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- Steam room
- Choose from a wide selection of restaurants near this Calgary, Alberta hotel.
- Jetz Lounge, on premises, bar/lounge, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner
- Skyharbour Grill, on premises, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, a spectacular mountain view, delicious food, and our friendly, attentive staff all combine to make skyharbour grill the ideal place to enjoy your meals. Our excellent daily breakfast, lunch and dinner menus feature a wide variety of selection and a la carte menus featuring Alberta beef, make for a dining experience you won't want to miss! Children's menus are also available. Monday to Friday 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Sunday and holidays 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- Coffee Garden, on premises, coffe shop, American, open for: breakfast
BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O'Call Hotel
Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Calgary. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
Local Events Worth Considering:
2014 Calgary Flames Hockey
The Calgary Flames of the NHL take the ice for select home games at the Scotiaband Saddledome as they compete for the Stanley Cup. Face off times vary by game.
2014 Winter CARnival
Visit Heritage Park in Calgary for this fun-filled celebration featuring winter-themed games, crafts, ice skating, and so much more. The carnival start times vary by day.
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