Bed and Breakfast

18 Ave. Uptown Mount Royal Bed and Breakfast

Tranquil accomodation & full gourmet breakfasts in the heart of downtown Calgary

  • Rooms: 2
  • Price: Pricing per night from $87.00-$133.00 single and $119.00-$153.00 Queen
    • Breakfast Service:
    • Continental
    • Full
    • Gluten-Free
    • Vegetarian
    • Beds:
    • Single
    • Queen
    • Bathrooms:
    • Shared
    • Private
Amenities & Facilities

Description

  • Charming 1912 built Edwardian house in fashionable Mount Royal area.
  • Ideallly situated in Calgary's trendiest downtown neighbourhood, Uptown 17th Avenue. This area features Thompkins Park, a multitude of superb restaurants, coffee houses, boutiques, gift, antique and clothing shops, nightclubs, numerous art galleries, etc.
  • Centrally located- business travellers can easily walk downtown in 10 minutes.
  • Gardenside room has lovely private deck, Fireside room has its own cozy fireplace
  • Very clean, quiet accomodation with antique decor, and offering full, gourmet breakfasts.
  • Special rates for business travellers on longer stays.

Policies

  • Check In/Check Out: Check in time: 5:00pm; Check out time: flexible to 10:00am. Please specify arrival time and advise if delayed by unforseen circumstances to ensure someone is here to greet you.
  • Cancellation: Deposits required- refunds provided. For full information see rate page on website.
  • Seasonal Information: Year Round

Payment Methods & Discounts

  • Cash
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Traveller Cheques

Map & Directions

Fireside Room

The Fireside Room is the perfect hideaway for one person.

  • Rate: $95.00 One night. Lower rates for multiple nights
    Bathrooms: Shared
    Beds:
    • Single
    Technology:
    • Internet
    Amenities:
    • Phone
    • Fireplace
    • Coffee & Coffee Maker

Gardenside Room

The Gardenside Room is a romantic and elegant room for two.

  • Rate: $133.00 One night. Lower rates for multiple nights
    Bathrooms:
    Beds:
    • Queen
    Technology:
    • Internet
    Amenities:
    • Phone
    • Fridge
    • Coffee & Coffee Maker
    • Private Balcony/Patio

Branberry Muffins

1 1/2 c. (375 mL) high-fibre wheat bran cereal
1 c. (250 mL) skim milk
1/4 c. (50 mL) margarine
1/2 c. (125 mL) liquid honey
1 c. (250 mL) fresh or frozen blueberries
1/2 c. (125 mL) fresh or frozen cranberries
1 egg or 2 egg whites beaten
1 tsp. (5 mL) ground cinnamon
3/4 c. (175 mL) all-purpose flour
1/2 c. (125 mL) whole-wheat flour
2 tsp. (10 mL) baking powder
1/2 tsp. (2 mL) baking soda

Preheat over nto 400F (200C). Lightly grease a 12 cup muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray; set aside in a large bowl, soak cereal in milk for 5 minutes. Stir in margarine, honey, berries, egg, and cinnamon. In another large bowl, combine remaining dry ingredients. with a rubber spatula, fold the flour mixture into the berry-bran mixture, stirring just enough to moisten. Evenly fill miuffin cups with the mixture. Bake 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean. Makes 12 muffins.

Oh So Easy Strawberry Tulips

12 sheets frozen phyllo dough
1/2 c. (125 mL) melted butter

Filling:
1 c. (250 mL) whipping cream
1 c. (250 mL) canned custard
1 Tbsp. (15 mL) orange liqueur (optional)
2 c. (500 mL)halved strawberries*
*- you can also substitute whatever is in season, or a combination of fruits.

1. Using six sheets of phyllo dough, butter each sheet, stacking one on top the other. Cut the buttererd sheets horizontally in half and then vertically into thirds to give 6 pieces.

2. Press each piece firmly into a muffin cup. Repeat process with the remaining phyllo dough.

3. Bake at 350 F (180 C)for about 10 minutes, or until golden brown.

4. Cool for 10 minutes remove from muffin pan. Complete cooling on rack.

5. Whip cream until light: fold in custard and orange liqueur. Spoon into 'tulips'.

6. Top with berries and dollop of whipped cream, if desired.

7. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Creme Fraiche

1 1/2 c. (375 mL) whipping cream
1 c. (250 mL) yogourt (not low fat)
3 Tbsp. (45 mL) lemon juice
granulated sugar to taste
1/4 tsp. (2 mL) vanilla (optional)

In a non-metallic bowl, stir together cream, yogourt and lemon juice until well combined. Cover and refrigerate 24 hours stir in sugar and vanilla before serving.

Apricot and Almond Stuffed French Toast with Orange Drizzle

4, 1' (2.5 cm) thich slices of Grench bread
2 Tbsp. (30 mL) diced dried apricot
2 Tbsp. (30 mL) chopped and toasted almonds
1/2 c. (125 mL) ricotta cheese
2 Tbsp. (30 mL)mozzarella cheese
1 Tbsp. (15 mL) light brown sugar
1/2 tsp. (2 mL) vanilla extract
1/2 c. (125 mL) milk
2 eggs
1 Tbsp. (15 mL) butter

Cut a horizonal slit through each bread slice to form a pocket; be careful not to cut through the other side. In a bowl, combine other apricot, almonds, cheeses, sugar and vanilla. Stuff 2 Tbsp (30 mL) of mixture into each bread slice. In a large shallow dish, beat eggs; add milk and mix to combine. Place stuffed bread in dish, turning to coat. Repeat with remaining slices. In a non-stick skillet set over medium heat, melt butter. Gently place the stuffed bread in the skillet, cooking 3 minutes or until browned. Flip bread and repeat. Add additional butter to the skillet as necessary and continue to cook remaining slices. Transfer onto serving plate and drizzle with pure maple syrup or orange drizzle.

Orange Drizzle: 1/3 c. (75 mL) frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 c. (60 mL) butter
1/4 c. (60 mL) white sugar.

Combine orange juice, butter and sugar in small saucepan. Stir over low heat until butter melts and sugar dissolves (do not boil). Remove from heat and keep warm until serving.

Lavender Lemonade- yes it's lavender coloured!

1 1/2 Tbsp (22 mL) lavender buds (use an herbal tea, not a lavender blend designed for potpourri)
7 c. (1.75L) water
1/2 c. (125 mL) sugar
1/2 c. (125 mL) lemon juice

Infuse lavender buds in 4 cups (1 L) of nearly boiling water for 10 minutes. Dissolve the sugar in 3 c. (750 mL) of nearly boiling water; stir until completely dissolved. Pour the lemon juice into a pitcher along with the steeped lavender buds and sugar water. Fill the rest of the pitcher with ice, which will melt almost immediately, making the liquid room temperature. Serve over ice. Makes 8 c. (2L).

Nearby Attractions / Services

  • Antiques / Arts and Crafts
    Many interesting antique and boutiques await you.
  • Art Studio / Art Galleries / Museums
    Walk to number of art galleries, minutes away
  • Additional meals / Culinary Expertise
    Numerous multi-ethnic restaurants within one block
  • Theatre / Entertainment / Casinos
    Easy walk to theatres and parades
  • Shopping / Outlet Stores
    We're one block from Uptown 17 Avenue's shops

What is commented about this B&B?

  • Nicole, From Cologne, Germany | October 22, 2013

    Thank you for all your hospitality and the excellent breakfast! I loved staying in your house and the warm atmosphere you’ve created here. I had a wonderful time in Calgary.… Read More

  • John, From Jersey City, New Jersey, USA | September 13, 2013

    A hotel like the Marriott caters to a customer’s wants. You took care to look out for my needs when I did not pay attention. I’d rather be and work… Read More

  • Bruno and Claire, From Paris, France | August 22, 2013

    It was a lovely stay here and a marvellous first contact with Western Canada! A peaceful heaven in a big city and a cosy house as well as a nice… Read More

  • Philipp and Annika, From Ludwigsburg, Germany | August 19, 2013

    Thank you for everything. It was a lovely stay and a marvelous ending to our honeymoon in Canada after having spent two completely “different” weeks in the wild in our… Read More

  • Julia and Tom, From Montreal, Quebec, Canada | August 12, 2013

    We had a good time in Calgary and in your charming little B&B. This place felt just like home. The interior decoration entailed “always something new to look at”, and… Read More

  • Jeanne, From Paris, France | August 4, 2013

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful home with us. It’s a pity we only stayed a night! Great breakfast

  • Sheila Melton, From Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada | July 14, 2013

    Thank you for the detailed hospitality. It was a treat to stay in your carefully cared for home. Breakfast each morning was a treat. Thanks Again.

  • Philip and Karen, From Colglaine, Northern Ireland | July 13, 2013

    What a pleasure to visit wonderful Canada and to avail of your awesome hospitality and to have a place of quiet and relaxation. We could not recommend your home more… Read More

  • Janet and Robert, From Port Williams, Nova Scotia, Canada | July 11, 2013

    You are truly a wonderful gentleman to stay with. You were very accommodating to our every “need”. Lovely place, spotless rooms and delicious breakfast both days. Truly wonderful stay

  • Allen and Sandra, From Tascott, New South Wales, Australia | July 9, 2013

    petunia scented patio, chocolates on our pillows each night- what more could one want? The advice re dinner venues was much appreciated as was “going the extra mile”. To lend… Read More


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