Explore Calgary

If you want to make the most of your time in Calgary, Hotel Elan is the place to stay. Situated just off of Calgary’s renowned 17th Ave Retail and Entertainment District, Hotel Elan is in a vibrant part of the city that is home to over 200 boutique shops as well as numerous restaurants and bars. The downtown business district is very accessible — a quick drive, bike, Car2Go ride, or walk away! If you have a car, you’ve got easy access to Crowchild — one of the major through fares in Calgary that connects you to both the North and South of Calgary.

Farm $$

When you are looking for truly Albertan food, this quaint little restaurant with decor likely to be found in your grandmother's kitchen delivers. Reservations recommended.

The COUP $$

The COUP is a modern restaurant with a vibrant atmosphere and creative vegetarian fare.

Brava Bistro $$$

Brava Bistro is a stylish, sexy restaurant with a phenomenal wine list and inspired bistro cuisine.

Galaxie Diner $

If all day breakfast is what you’re after, the Galaxie Diner is close by - home to a legendary breakfast Burrito and Calgary's only one price, unlimited choice omelet.

Myhre’s Deli $

Get your fill of Montreal smoked meat at this classic Calgary deli.

Una $$

Una specializes in delicious Mediterranean influenced cuisine with an emphasis on thin crust fresh-topped pizzas.

Golden Bell Saigon $

Calgarians love their Vietnamese and this is one of the best – perfect when you need good food, fast.

Buon Giorno Ristorante $$

Cozy and heartwarming, this longtime Calgary favourite is home to a delectable array of Northern Italian cuisine.

Good Earth Café

Freshly made breakfast or lunch and rich coffees produced through responsible farming and acquired through ethical trade make this a Calgary favourite.

Epiphanie Chocolate

Hot and cold chocolate drinks made on-site from premium chocolate – yum.

Steeps Urban Teahouse

Tea drinkers, we haven’t forgotten about you. Make your way to Steeps for a wide selection of premium quality loose-leaf tea.

Chiasso Coffee Company

A comfortable, relaxed café for people that like their lattes and cappuccinos with pictures in the foam.

Tim Hortons $

There’s no taste like home

1410 Bier Haus $$

Grab your own beir passport and see how far you get.


Glasses, carafes and bottles of fermented grape goodness await.

Moxies $$

With drink specials most nights of the week, like margarita Mondays or shaker martini Thursdays, you’ll sure to find something to wet your whistle.

Epiphanie Chocolate $

Indulge your sweet tooth with rich chocolates handmade from the finest ingredients.

Janice Beaton Fine Cheese

Calgary’s premier specialty retailer of artisanal cheeses, charcuterie, patés and accompaniments is just a few blocks away.

Gravity Pope

Gravity Pope is an independently owned boutique with an extensive array of beautiful, unique, and collections of footwear and accessories.

She Apparel

This specialty lingerie store carries collections from around the world.

The Core

The Core is a unique shopping centre in the heart of Calgary’s downtown with over 160 stores including Holt Renfrew.

Chinook Centre

This mall in the South West of Calgary has 250 stores, a movie theatre with IMAX plus lots of restaurants and one of Canada’s largest food courts.

The Yoga Studio

Take some time to recharge. Drop in classes are available just a couple blocks away.

The Running Room

Free group runs leave from all locations every Sunday morning. Running Room is also a great place to find running routes in the city.

Bank – ATB Financial

Liquor Depot

Drug Store – London Drugs

Bank- CIBC

Bank- Scotia Bank

Scotia Bank

Bank- TD Canada

Cibo $$

80th and Ivy $$

At 80th & Ivy they aim to create Canadian comfort food favorites with an upscale twist. Their culinary team uses only the highest quality & local ingredients. Adopting a “Farm to Plate” concept and having a close relationship with our local farmers is key. Located two minutes from Hotel Elan.

Oasis Spa and Wellness

Hair Dresser- 17th Avenue

Fair’s Fair Bookstore