Directions to the Bed, Breakfast & Day Spa

Address

David English & Teri Collins-English
An English Bed, Breakfast & Day Spa
5544 Dalhousie Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T3A 1P9
CANADA
Telephone: 1-403-286-0777
Toll Free: 1-866-286-0777

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A Note about Calgary

Calgary has numbered Streets and Avenues starting from the centre of the city. Streets run north-south and Avenues run East-west. It is important to know if you are looking for a STREET or and AVENUE. The city is divided into quadrants: NORTHWEST (NW), SOUTHWEST (SW), NORTHEAST (NE) and SOUTHEAST (SE). Once again the quadrant is essential to get somewhere. Hwy #1 is 16th Avenue north and runs east and west. Many of the major arteries are called Trails or Boulevards (Blvd).

From the Calgary Airport (Driving)

Follow the signs to the City Centre (this will take you onto Airport Trail NE and Deerfoot Trial South). Turn west on McKnight Blvd and turn onto John Laurie Blvd when McKnight turns into John Laurie Blvd. From John Laurie Blvd turn left on 53rd Street NW and right onto Dalhousie Drive NW.

From Hwy #1 East (Brooks, Medicine Hat)

Take Stoney Trail (Hwy 201) north; it will turn west. Exit right to Shagganappi Trait and go south (left) on Shagganappi Trail NWand right onto Dalhousie Drive NW.

From Hwy #2 North (Red Deer, Edmonton)

Take Stoney Trail west; exit right to Shagganappi Trait and go south (left) on Shagganappi Trail NW and right onto Dalhousie Drive NW.

From Hwy #2 South (Fort Mcleod, Lethbridge)

Exit Hwy #2 from the right lane onto Glenmore Trail west; exit right onto Crowchild Trail north. Proceed for approximately 14km (8.5 miles) and exit right onto 53rd Street NW and go North. Take the 1st left at the light onto Dalhousie Drive NW.

From Hwy #1 West (Canmore, Banff)

Exit right onto Stoney Trail NW; turn right onto Crowchild Trail and Exit from the right lane onto 53rd Street W. Go left (north) over the bridge and take the 1st left at the light onto Dalhousie Drive NW.

From Hwy #1A (Cochrane)

Hwy #1A turns into Crowchild Trail at the city limits. Exit from the right lane onto 53rd Street W. Go left (north) over the bridge and take the 1st left at the light onto Dalhousie Drive NW.

Calgary Transit Route Planning/Next Ride

You can plan your trip and get real-time bus information using www.CalgaryTransit.com, that means no more waiting for the bus in -27 degree windchill. Instead, you can check for the next bus and find out exactly how many minutes away it is based on its GPS location. This works for both buses and the Light Rail Transit (LRT).

Via LRT (Light Rail Transit)

The cost is $3.15 Canadian per person (be sure to have correct change before you head to the train platform). It will only cost 1 fare for both the LRT and bus.

Take the Northwest LRT train (to Crowfoot) and get off at Dalhousie Station (the next to the last stop). If you are coming from the Northeast or the West be sure to change trains downtown. From there you can walk for 15 minutes (1 km or 0.6 miles) or transfer to a bus.

When you come out of the LRT Station turn left toward the bus stops and the parking lot. Detailed instructions are as follows:

Walking: Walk through the shopping centre (Stop at the shopping centre if you want) and turn right on 53rd Street NW. Turn left (cross at the traffic light) on Dalhousie Drive NW and walk to 5544 which is on the right hand side of the street.

Bus: There are 4 buses that you can take from Dalhousie Station to our B&B: 76, 97, 113, & 422.

76 This bus will leave Dalhousie Station, travel north on 53rd Street NW and turn left onto Dalhousie Drive NW. Get off the bus at the second stop after the bus turns onto Dalhousie Drive and walk to 5544. You can also watch the house numbers on the right hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 (when the bus turns onto 66 Avenue NW) and walk back.

97 This bus will leave Dalhousie Station travel north and turn left onto Dalhousie Drive NW. Get off the bus at the second stop after the bus crosses 53 Street NW and walk to 5544. You can also watch the house numbers on the right hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 (when the bus turns onto 66 Avenue NW) and walk back.

113 This bus will leave Dalhousie Station, travel north and turn left onto Dalhousie Drive NW. Get off the bus at the second stop after the bus crosses 53 Street NW and walk to 5544. You can also watch the house numbers on the right hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 (when the bus turns onto 66 Avenue NW) and walk back.

The least preferred option is 422 Dalhousie (do not take 422 Montgomery) This bus will leave Dalhousie Station, and turn right onto Dalhousie Drive NW it will travel through east Dalhousie and re-enter Dalhousie Drive NW at the opposite end of the Dalhousie Drive loop. You can get off at 66 Avenue NW and walk to 5544 on the other side of the street. Or you can watch the house numbers on the left hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 and walk back.

 

From the Calgary International Airport via Bus & LRT (Light Rail Transit)

Schedules and fare info can be found at the Calgary Transit website:

http://www.calgarytransit.com/

Route 300:

Check out this page from the Calgary Airport website: http://www.yyc.com/Portals/0/TRAVELLER%20INFO/Route300_Airport.pdf

Transit from the airport involves a combination of bus and train and will take about 1 hour not counting wait times. Allow 1.5 to 2 hours for this method of transportation to the English Bed, Breakfast & Day Spa. The cost is $9.50 Canadian per person from the airport. You get a day pass for Calgary Transit and can purchare an additional day pass for a small fee. The Calgary Transit Bus Stop is outside the Arrivals level at the airport.

Take the bus to Downtown Calgary. Get off at 5th Street and 7th Avenue SW, cross 7th Ave and take the train (to Crowfoot and get off at Dalhousie Station).

Route 100:

Take the bus to the McKnight-Westwinds LRT Station. The cost is $3.15 which will take you all the way to our B&B (2 buses and one train). Take the LRT to a downtown stop and change to a Northwest LRT train to Crowfoot and get off at Dalhousie Station (the next to the last stop). Be sure to change trains. From there you can walk for 15 minutes (1 km or 0.6 miles) or transfer to a bus.

When you come out of the LRT Station turn left towards the bus stops and the parking lot. Detailed instructions are as follows:

Walking: Walk through the shopping centre (Stop at the shopping centre if you want) and turn right on 53rd Street NW. Turn left (cross at the traffic light) on Dalhousie Drive NW and walk to 5544 which is on the right hand side of the street.

Bus: There are 4 buses that you can take from Dalhousie Station to our B&B: 76, 97, 113, & 422.

76 This bus will leave Dalhousie Station, travel north on 53rd Street NW and turn left onto Dalhousie Drive NW. Get off the bus at the second stop after the bus turns onto Dalhousie Drive and walk to 5544. You can also watch the house numbers on the right hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 (when the bus turns onto 66 Avenue NW) and walk back.

97 This bus will leave Dalhousie Station travel north and turn left onto Dalhousie Drive NW. Get off the bus at the second stop after the bus crosses 53 Street NW and walk to 5544. You can also watch the house numbers on the right hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 (when the bus turns onto 66 Avenue NW) and walk back.

113 This bus will leave Dalhousie Station, travel north and turn left onto Dalhousie Drive NW. Get off the bus at the second stop after the bus crosses 53 Street NW and walk to 5544. You can also watch the house numbers on the right hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 (when the bus turns onto 66 Avenue NW) and walk back.

The least preferred option is 422 Dalhousie (do not take 422 Montgomery) This bus will leave Dalhousie Station, and turn right onto Dalhousie Drive NW it will travel through east Dalhousie and re-enter Dalhousie Drive NW at the opposite end of the Dalhousie Drive loop. You can get off at 66 Avenue NW and walk to 5544 on the other side of the street. Or you can watch the house numbers on the left hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 and walk back.

 

From the Greyhound Bus Terminal via Bus & LRT (Light Rail Transit)

The cost is $3.15 Canadian per person. It will only cost 1 fare for both the LRT and bus.

Take the LRT train to Downtown, exit the train cross to a train station on the other side of the street and take a Northwest train (to Crowfoot). Get off at Dalhousie Station (the next to the last stop). From there you can walk for 15 minutes (1 km or 0.6 miles) or transfer to a bus. Detailed instructions are below.

When you come out of the LRT Station turn left towards the bus stops and the parking lot. Detailed instructions are as follows:

Walking: Walk through the shopping centre (Stop at the shopping centre if you want) and turn right on 53rd Street NW. Turn left (cross at the traffic light) on Dalhousie Drive NW and walk to 5544 which is on the right hand side of the street.

Bus: There are 4 buses that you can take from Dalhousie Station to our B&B: 76, 97, 113, & 422.

76 This bus will leave Dalhousie Station, travel north on 53rd Street NW and turn left onto Dalhousie Drive NW. Get off the bus at the second stop after the bus turns onto Dalhousie Drive and walk to 5544. You can also watch the house numbers on the right hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 (when the bus turns onto 66 Avenue NW) and walk back.

97 This bus will leave Dalhousie Station travel north and turn left onto Dalhousie Drive NW. Get off the bus at the second stop after the bus crosses 53 Street NW and walk to 5544. You can also watch the house numbers on the right hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 (when the bus turns onto 66 Avenue NW) and walk back.

113 This bus will leave Dalhousie Station, travel north and turn left onto Dalhousie Drive NW. Get off the bus at the second stop after the bus crosses 53 Street NW and walk to 5544. You can also watch the house numbers on the right hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 (when the bus turns onto 66 Avenue NW) and walk back.

The least preferred option is 422 Dalhousie (do not take 422 Montgomery) This bus will leave Dalhousie Station, and turn right onto Dalhousie Drive NW it will travel through east Dalhousie and re-enter Dalhousie Drive NW at the opposite end of the Dalhousie Drive loop. You can get off at 66 Avenue NW and walk to 5544 on the other side of the street. Or you can watch the house numbers on the left hand side of the bus, get off at the stop after 5544 and walk back.