Staycation

Many people think that the only way to have a relaxing vacation is to leave your hometown. And while there are great places to visit in Canada and around the world, traveling—both the act and the planning—can be down right exhausting. So, the next time you are looking for some R&R, come stay with us for […]

Dos and Don’ts

Staying in a bed and breakfast may feel so fancy compared to a hotel, but you don’t have to dress to the nines to be one of our guests. However, there is a proper etiquette when staying in someone else’s home. So, before you next stay at Hillhurst, reviewed these polite suggestions:  While you love […]

Visit Chicago!

We are so excited to announce some very BIG news – we are home another Airbnb in Chicago!   Jennifer’s in-laws are from Chicago, and it’s her favorite city that starts with a C, outside of Calgary of course! She and her family visit the Windy City at least twice a year, and when Jennifer started […]

B&B > Hotel

Ah, the old age debate – which is better, bed and breakfasts or hotels? Well, there are pros and cons to both, but we are adamant that BnBs when each time. Why? Well, let us explain.   There used to be a time when traveling meant exploring a new city, getting to know its people and culture. It […]

Calgary Activities

Did you know that Calgary is one of top 52 places to visit in 2019? Well, it is and the honor is no surprise to us!  So what should you do in Calgary? Well, we’ve got a few ideas.   First, there is the Calgary Zoo, which is home to more than 1,400 animals. There is also an aquarium! You […]

Our Food

Our food is cooked straight from the heart. As part of the bread and breakfast motif, all of our meals are freshly made in our kitchen. You will never find anything from a package around here! We have an experience chef and baker on staff, whether you want a flaky scone with breakfast or mini […]

Our Mission

Our mission is to invite people into our home, make them feel like family. That’s while you will find homemade meals, freshly pressed sheets, and a welcoming face. We’ll be there to give you a tour of the city or offer a few suggestions and send you off on your own. The experience is yours […]

Our Story

Hello! Welcome to the blog of the Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Bed and Breakfast. We are a small BnB located in the Hillhurst neighborhood of Calgary. Join us for a few minutes as we share our story.   Our founder, Jennifer, started the BnB back in 2001. Originally from New York, Jen came to Calgary for a client meeting, and she […]