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Calgary Westways Guest House

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Please note that this guide was last updated over ten years ago (2003), so there will no doubt be changes in rates and possibly ownership.

Jonathon Lloyd
216 25th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta

Tel: + 1 403-229-1758
No cell number available
Tel: + 1 403-228-6265

This is a house that unashamedly bursts with colour, paintings, furniture and other such. Jonathon self-deprecatingly refers to this as "clutter" but he manages the trick of combining a homely atmosphere with everything you could need to feel pampered.....

.... When he moved to Canada from Merseyside in the early 90s, he only had a few ornaments with him, so Westways owes much of its diversity to the auction houses of Calgary. Walls are covered with paintings, newspapers, plates, photos. The pale green sitting room and dining room have their original bevelled windows, hardwood floors, large red rugs and lots of porcelain and glassware. The fun continues upstairs. I slept in a room called ‘Rose’ and hummed with contentment over the sitting room, entertainment system and soft gold bedspread. On the top floor are the two luxury suites. Both have wooden floors, large gas fireplaces and sumptuous beds, while ‘Scollen’ also boasts a jet-bath in the room and a balcony. Jonathon has trained as a chef so he’s no slouch at breakfast either, and if you still can’t quite persuade yourself to leave the house, the enclosed verandah with its under-floor heating is a great place for coffee. Westways is very central to all Calgary’s downtown shenanigans; there’s public transport nearby, restaurants within easy walking distance, and a small park at the back of the house.





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Symbols: No Smoking    Off-street Parking    TV in All Rooms    Good Hiking or Walking    
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Rooms: 5: 3 queen and 2 kings; all en suite, 1 with shower, 3 with bath/shower and 1 with jacuzzi and separate shower.
Price: Please consult the owners for current prices.
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Meals: ‘Romantic Escape’ dinners for 2 available by prior demand.
Directions: Available when booking.

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