Charming Inns & Small Hotels is delighted to announce that a preeminent luxury accommodation property thirty-minutes from Calgary joins the collection of unique experiences in Alberta.  The highly regarded Riverside Chateau is the newest member of a distinctive portfolio that includes landmarks such as The Prairie Creek Inn, The Bear & Bison Inn in Canmore, Juniper Hotel & Bistro in Banff and the Baker Creek Resort near Lake Louise; as well as other notable properties in the Kananaskis, Waterton Lakes, Drumheller and Jasper.

This Canada Select certified 5 Star accommodation and #1 on TripAdvisor in the area, the Riverside Chateau in Bragg Creek, Alberta offers a tranquil rendition of traditional log-style western accommodation. It is nestled on four acres fronting the Elbow River within walking distance to the bustling Bragg Creek hamlet with renowned restaurants, western pubs, art galleries and boutiques.  Combining western-style charm and ultimate luxury the Chateau is the perfect place from which to explore the region with its activities or simply relax and recharge in this unique country get-away.

The magnificent log mansion is located in nature-abounding Bragg Creek, Alberta just 30 minutes drive from Calgary.  It offers a tranquil setting and yet is within walking distance of the bustling Bragg Creek hamlet with its renowned restaurants, western pubs, art galleries and boutiques.

What makes the Riverside Chateau a “charming inn”?  You just have to look around the property and the attention to detail that owners Marek and Yvonne Grzesiak are committed to. Marek Grzesiak eagerly shares, “We want our Riverside Chateau to be a place where people can escape from hectic urban life, if just for a day or two. It’s a special place where they can truly unwind and enjoy the outdoors and beauty of Bragg Creek, but only have to travel 30 minutes out of the city.”   Their motto is "retreat, relax and remember" which reflects how they want their guests to experience the Riverside Chateau, and they are there to attend to every detail of their guest's personal escape.

Riverside Chateau guests can expect finer appointments with elegant furnishings, some of which once decorated the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.  The vast library with Steinway Grand piano, spacious rooms with art tapestries, fine linens and Bvlgari bath amenities and a delicious gourmet breakfast served in the Grand Room by the stunning river rock fireplace.

The Chateau can comfortably entertain up to 45 participants and can accommodate up to 12 overnight guests for weddings or corporate meetings.

On behalf of the Charming Inns and Small Hotels of Alberta, we are excited to welcome the Riverside Chateau to our group.  We are excited for our guests to experience their European hospitality with a western twist.

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