CALGARY, AB – The Westley Calgary Downtown, Tapestry Collection by Hilton celebrated its first anniversary on June 30, 2022. The hotel marked the occasion with a special event with local dignitaries and community leaders, including Calgary Mayor, the Honourable Jyoti Gondek; MLA for Calgary-Buffalo, Joe Cici; Calgary Ward 7 Councilor, Terry Wong; Tourism Calgary leaders Carson Ackroyd, Fraser Abbott, David Woodward and Cindy Good; representatives from Travel Alberta, including Darlene Fedoroshyn and Rhonda Hughes; Eduardo Hernandez from Hilton Hotels & Resorts and renowned Calgary-based chocolatier, Bernard Callebaut.
The event included Bossa-Nova themed décor, live jazz music provided by Johnny Summers Band, a retro candy bar provided by The Sugar Cube, chocolate cigars provided by Bernard Callebaut Chocolaterie, authentic cigars provided by Zigarren, cocktails and tapas provided by Fonda Fora, in addition to guided tours of the hotel.
“We opened The Westley Hotel when pandemic measures were still in effect, so the 1st-anniversary celebration marks a milestone for us to reflect on and celebrate the challenges that the hotel and our team members have overcome to establish a unique place in Calgary’s hotel landscape,” said Ian Jones, general manager. “It is rewarding to have the unwavering support of the community, our government leaders, including Tourism Calgary and Travel Alberta, and our industry partners and suppliers who are committed to the success of the hotel, and we are proud to showcase The Westley Hotel experience we have created.”
The Westley Hotel Experience
The Westley Hotel offers a vintage vibe in a modern, art-deco aesthetic, spacious rooms with attention to detail and an enticing food and beverage offering through Fonda Fora, a contemporary Mexican restaurant part of Thank You Hospitality portfolio with a notable collection of restaurants in Calgary. Guests can enjoy signature brand offerings, including premium bath amenities from Gilchrist & Soames, 300-thread count bedding and a rain shower in each guest room, complimentary Wi-Fi and a spacious fitness center.
As part of its sustainability measures, the hotel provides water carafes with refill stations located on every floor. Guests can also purchase everyday items or snacks and beverages, including premium spirits, pre-mixed cocktails and wine, from The Shop, the hotel’s boutique one-stop shop, located next to the reception desk.
Establishing connections to the Calgary community is a central pillar for The Westley Hotel. As such, the hotel is proud to announce a partnership with the Love For Lewiston Foundation and its mission to educate, create awareness and ultimately raise funds to find a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The organization’s efforts directly support SMA Research and The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Together, The Westley Hotel and the Love for Lewiston Foundation aim to bring joyful experiences to families who need it most. Beginning July 2022 to July 2023, The Westley Hotel and Fonda Fora will donate a one-night retreat to the deserving guardians of medically complex children through the Love for Lewiston Foundation. To learn more about the organization, visit LoveForLewiston.com.
Located at 630 4 Ave SW, The Westley Hotel is centrally located near the city’s bustling Financial District and the vibrant Eau Claire district, the CORE Shopping Centre, and the city’s iconic Stephen Avenue Walk. The property is owned by and managed by Silver Hotel Group. To make a reservation, visit thewestleyhotel.com or call +1 403 764 6464.
The Westley Calgary Downtown, Tapestry Collection by Hilton is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 world-class brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount and free standard WiFi. Members also have access to contactless technology exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using Digital Key.
Hilton is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 22 world-class brands comprising more than 7,500 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 180 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Tapestry Collection by Hilton is a portfolio of over 120 original hotels that offer guests unique style and vibrant personality, encouraging them to connect to their destination and enjoy authentic, off-the-beaten-path experiences. While each property has a unique story to share that comes to life through uplifting design and unique food & beverage, every Tapestry Collection property is united by the reliability that comes with the Hilton name, in addition to the benefits of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Experience Tapestry Collection by Hilton by booking at tapestrycollectionbyhilton.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Tapestry Collection by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/tapestry, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.