We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Equal parts trendy, posh, warm and welcoming”

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 11 more sites!
Hotel Le Germain Calgary
Ranked #10 of 109 Hotels in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
Guelph, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Equal parts trendy, posh, warm and welcoming”
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

Quick Review: We recently concluded a 5-night stay at Le Germain and would highly recommend it. The attention to detail in the design of the rooms was perfect, and every staff member we interacted with was friendly and helpful without exception. Rooms were spacious and so well-appointed with gorgeous views of the city, and all of the accompanying experiences (breakfast, valet service, in-hotel restaurant) were without fault. Really happy with our stay.

Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
Helpful?
Thank Korticus
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

871 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    603
    205
    48
    8
    7
See reviews for
79
372
41
279
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (152)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Connecticut
Level 6 Contributor
82 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Only stayed one night here--just enough time to go to the Calgary Tower across the street, have a drink at their very nice street level bar and have dinner at a delightful restaurant called Model Milk, a 20 minute walk from the hotel.

Very modern room, comfortable bed, excellent bathroom--particularly loved the shower fixtures. Nespresso machine in room is always a plus. The hotel is well designed. Nice breakfast room with a continental breakfast. Good stay.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank MaxandLola
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The Calgary addition to this Quebec-based boutique hotel company is a pleasant spot, with good (modern) design style located in the heart of the downtown close to the good restaurants, bars and shopping on Stephen St and elsewhere.

There is a good lobby bar and an adjoining restaurant; although the latter (Charcut) is run independently of the hotel although that is not apparent to guests, and probably does not matter much either. The menu is interesting, but very meat-centric (not surprising given the name) and the wine list is thoughtful. Their bar staff know their stuff as regards cocktail mixology and the waiters are knowledgabe and engaging about the wine list.

Hotel staff and service are good. There were a few service problems while I was here, one of them quite major (they lost the keys to my valet parked car and I lost most of a day intended to be spent driving elsewhere in the province). The keys were eventually found hours later and staff were helpful and apologetic. I also had room service knock on my door at 7am on a Sunday, looking for the wrong room and they never could deliver the newspaper I ordered.

But... I got the sense that these service lapses were probably not normal and staff were helpful. So, all in all I would still give Le Germaine a good score. It is what it is - a stylish boutique hotel in downtown Calgary that works for either business or pleasure. The top floor gym is full service with great views of the city.

They do a good continental breakfast (inclusive) with fresh fruit and juices and a cold serve buffet. One note: what used to be a decent charcuterie tray (plus artisanal cheeses) is now ham slices of the kind found in the local Price Chopper supermarket while the hard boiled eggs are served stone cold.

Note to catering manager: at these prices the hotel can afford to serve some decent deli meats, i.e: speck, sliced salamis or chorizo or something. The old Montreal style bagels are also gone, sadly, and now it is soft mini-bagels also from the PriceChopper bakery.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank D M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Robert D, Manager at Hotel Le Germain Calgary, responded to this review, 10 July 2014
Dear D M,
Thank You for the writing a Trip Advisor review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the hotel while spending time in Calgary. We thank you for your understanding when car keys were mis-placed. We also have taken good note in regards to your comments about the breakfast food. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly if you are visiting Calgary in the future.

Warm Regards,
Robert D'Orazio
rdorazio@germaincalgary.com
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Bedford, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2014

I had to go to Calgary on business and hate staying at the major chains so I decided to give this hotel a shot. It was a great experience. I had all of my travel needs met promptly and happily. I was able to venture out for meals on foot and got to see a lot of the city for a business trip. The staff were great, the beds were comfy and the bathrooms are well stocked with goodies. I was very happy with my stay.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank MrsRendall F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Calgary, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
237 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

Very nice contemporary rooms. Great service. Massive bathroom. Once you get used to the lighting etc. it is a great stay. The fridge is a bar so not really a fridge. Main complaint is the fitness room, it has beautiful views from top floor however both ellipticals are in bad need of repair, very noisy and clunky. Air system in fitness room is also very noisy. But it is an excellent hotel and I will go back.

Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
Helpful?
Thank Clint R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Vancouver
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Very well Located in downtown Calgary .

The lobby reception area is relatively small and unsuspecting but the rooms are one of the best I've seen.
Rooms and bathroom are spacious ,super modern , sleek and clean with mood lighting .

There is a Nespresso machine in-room with a selection of pods , if you don't see the flavor you like you can ask for it and they will deliver to you , they are provided for Free .

Molton Brown toiletry are provided in the bathroom .

Complementary newspaper and breakfast .
... small selection of cheese and cold cuts for breakfast, the coffee wasn't great either but otherwise adequate .

Staff were helpful and courteous .

Had a drink at the Hotel restaurant and didn't care for it , a number of good bar and restaurants are within walking distance.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank mohnaz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Wellington, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We stayed in a luxury room for the last night of our honeymoon in March. It was very stylish, modern and luxurious. The bathroom was very nice, especially the rain shower and bath. The restaurant and breakfast were also very nice. The room was probably a bit overpriced, but I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank TravelAsh3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Calgary hotels
The Fairmont Palliser
#21 of 109 in Calgary
2,239 reviews
Hyatt Regency Calgary
#16 of 109 in Calgary
1,511 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Beltline
Hotel Elan
Hotel Elan
#3 of 109 in Calgary
657 reviews
Beltline
Hotel Arts
Hotel Arts
#31 of 109 in Calgary
1,088 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hotel Le Germain Calgary? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Le Germain Calgary

Property: Hotel Le Germain Calgary
Address: 899 Centre St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1B8, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 109 Hotels in Calgary
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Le Germain Calgary 4*
Number of rooms: 143
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Genuine haven of peace, Groupe Germain, pioneer of the boutique-hotel concept in Canada, has expanded its unique brand of hospitality into Western Canada with Hotel Le Germain Calgary. The Groupe Germain philosophy is all about authentic elegance.A welcome like no otherAt Le Germain Boutique-hotels, the goal is to create a warm, comfortable ambiance, combined with attentive, personalized service that is always accommodating, yet never intrusive.Respect for the environmentThe entire complex was engineered and constructed to incorporate several state-of-the-art features designed to conserve energy and preserve our environment. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Southall Travel, TripOnline SA, Ebookers, HotelQuickly, Evoline ltd and Cancelon so you can book your Hotel Le Germain Calgary reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing