Are You a Champagne Traveller on a Beer Budget?

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Do you like to travel in style but unfortunately are on a tight budget? While some things in Calgary are expensive, it's possible to visit this city without breaking the bank.

The Regency Suites Hotel is centrally located with convenient amenities and on-site services. Our guests love our low rates, spacious and clean rooms, and great service.

Now that you know about an affordable place to stay, here are some things to see and do in Calgary for under $10 or free:

Stampede Breakfast

Price: Free

The Calgary Stampede is a ten-day rodeo event and festival that happens every July. During the Stampede, many places offer free breakfast before 12 pm.

Navigate the Bow River

Price: Free

If you can get your hands on a kayak, canoe, or raft during the summertime you can go for a ride out on the Bow River, taking in the sights and nature in the city.

The Plaza Theatre

Price: General Admission $10

The Plaza Theatre is a great choice if you are into alternative films, including classics and new indie films.

Olympic Oval

Price: Adult $7, Youth and Senior $4.75

If you love ice skating, you need to check out public skating at the 450-metre oval rink at the University of Calgary.

Lougheed House

Price: Adult $8.50, Seniors and Students $6.50, Child $5

Explore a Victorian sandstone mansion from 1891, former home of James Lougheed, that is now used as a public heritage centre featuring art and exhibits.

Fish Creek Provincial Park

Price: Free

This provincial park is open year-round with plenty to do and see. Visit the park for a day of walking, hiking, exploring, and bird watching.

Visit the Regency Suites Contact Page to book your stay today.

I've come to Regency several times over the past few years for medical procedures in Calgary. I've always felt welcome and enjoyed my stay over the years.

- Thomas C.