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Hotel Alma at the University of Calgary

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
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  • Terrible4%
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“olympic oval”(5 reviews)
“minute walk”(19 reviews)
Free Wifi
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a pretty decent job of turning former dorms into a hotel. We stayed in a one bedroom suite with king and sofa pull out. Room was quite small and no noise protection between bedroom and lounge area. Otherwise it was fine. Rooms are quite...More

1  Thank dkr49Narnia
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma at the University of CalgaryResponded 1 week ago

Dear dkr49Narnia, Thank you for taking the time to review us. You are correct about some of our rooms being previously dorms for students, and we are happy to amalgamate these with our Hotel Alma inventory to offer a wide variety of accommodation options. Starting...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reason we chose Alma was due to its reasonable room rate and it's close to my friend's house. We stayed there for 1 night 2 days ago. The hotel is inside the University of Calgary campus. The campus was very quiet during the Easter...More

Thank WorldTravellerSoon
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma at the University of CalgaryResponded 1 week ago

Dear WorldTravellerSoon, Thank you for your favorable rating and sharing your experience. We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back soon. Best regards, Magdalena Goss General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great if you need to be at the university- but walls are very thin and you can hear everything from the halls. also, parking is a bit of a walk, which can be inconvenient. getting an early breakfast (or even a bottle of water) was...More

Thank kathy m
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma at the University of CalgaryResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for rating us 4 out of 5 and sharing your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you experienced noise issues during your stay, and did not have a chance to take advantage of breakfast. We take all our guest comments seriously and...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Cool looking cozy hotel..not the biggest, but a decent place to spend a few nights. Around university campus, so be aware. Didn't find it to be loud or anything though. Would recommend if you're on a budget and need a decent placeMore

Thank Arshad A
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma at the University of CalgaryResponded 12 March 2018

Hello Arshad A, Thank you for rating us 5 out of 5, and sharing your positive feedback. Our goal is to provide clean, safe and affordable accommodations, in a unique campus setting, I am happy that you recognized us for what we are. Best regards,...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

I was surprised to discover how large this hotel is, with about 60 rooms per floor and 8 floors or so. The rooms are European-sized (read "small"), but well appointed and comfortable. All the modcons you might expect - mini fridge, microwave, coffee/tea maker, iron,...More

Thank Gina V
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma at the University of CalgaryResponded 8 March 2018

Hello Gina V, Thank you for rating us favorably and sharing some of the benefits that make us unique on campus. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Best regards, Magdalena Goss General Manager

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Tennis Court
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US$52 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$52 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette
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Yaxinlou
10 September 2016|
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Response from TeamAlma | Property representative |
Hello, Unfortunately we do not allow pets at Hotel Alma. However, we do allow service dogs.
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290carol
9 February 2015|
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Hello 290carol, Thank you for your question. Our Two bedroom student accommodations are equipped with two double beds. These beds have dormitory style mattresses so can be quite cozy with two people. If you are worried... More
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29 November 2014|
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Response from TeamAlma | Property representative |
Good Morning, Typically Hotel Alma does require a credit card to book a reservation as well as at check in. However, if you are able to put down a 50% deposit at the time of booking we would certainly be able to make an... More
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"Ask for top floors. It is more quiet."
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"just call or book online, the staff is so warm and accommodating"
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"Higher floors have bigger rooms"
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"Depends what ur needs are, so take a TOUR first and then book ."
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