The Dorian in Calgary Confirms Opening


The Dorian, Autograph Collection & Courtyard by Marriott Calgary Downtown (The Dorian), Calgary’s first and only lifestyle hotel is getting ready to open its doors on July 21, 2022. Located in the heart of the city’s business district, the Dorian features a boutique-inspired design and 137 uniquely themed guest rooms

The dual-brand Autograph Collection and Courtyard by Marriott will feature 306 guestrooms in downtown Calgary and be the first ‘stacked’ hotel in the city’s downtown that caters to two distinct and discerning hotel guests. The upper portion of the tower will house 137 boldly designed Autograph Collection rooms, while the lower portion of the tower will be home to 169 Courtyard by Marriott rooms.

The hotel was designed with the essence of Oscar Wilde’s infamous novel, “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” The Dorian is a hotel with soul that blends modern comfort with British whimsy and local flavour, providing guests with a memorable, warm and fun stay.

The Dorian offers three dining experiences for guests led by executive chef Kevin Birch, a successful entrepreneur with experience leading teams of over 200 professionals and working in two of Canada’s top 100 restaurants. The Wilde, an urban dining club experience located on the hotel’s 27th floor, Prologue and Bistro Nouvelle will all offer organic, sustainable and locally sourced ingredients.

“The Dorian’s heartfelt and unique design will have the hotel become a top choice destination for both business and leisure travellers, as well as those looking for that perfect venue for their special event,” said David Keam, general manager, The Dorian, Autograph Collection and Courtyard by Marriott Calgary Downtown, Concord Hospitality. “We are thrilled to welcome guests this summer while providing them with an unforgettable experience and fantastic culinary offerings.”

The Dorian offers an exclusive and distinctive venue for weddings and social events and comes complete with a personal service offering. Guests can choose from a variety of spaces, accommodating anywhere from 10 to 225 guests.

“We are extremely excited about The Dorian and the role we envision this hotel property playing in the revitalizing of Calgary’s downtown,” said Patricia Phillips, CEO of PBA Group of Companies.



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