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Hotel Alma

3.0 of 5 169 University Gate NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is right on the University of Calgary grounds and is well situated if one is needing to be on campus and/or are in town for a Stampeders game. The hotel has few amenities, but otherwise provided a nice room for a reasonable price.

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Montreal, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was perfect for us : modern, comfortable and highly functional even if it was small. The breakfast was very good (scrambled eggs, French Toast, yogurt, coffee/Tea, etc.). The customer service was excellent. My only recommendation is that for the price of the room (around 180$) and the fact that the hotel is not downtown they could give the... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Alma sits on the doorstep of Calgary University so you tumble out the door and into the attractive campus, with access to typical student cafes, bar and food courts, but a bit of a walk (or short drive) to get to the nearest supermarket complex. Tidy, comfortable rooms, helpful staff, and a small restaurant - that I used only for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great rooms aND great value in an amazing location. I would fully recommend this hotel to anyone who doesn't want to stay directly downtown. The employees there are all super kiND and helpful. 10/10 would stay again.

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AlmaManagement, Front Office Manager at Hotel Alma, responded to this review

Hello DakyDTheSwagLord, We appreciate you writing about your recent stay at Hotel Alma and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Calgary! Team Alma More

Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to Calgary on business and wanted to stay downtown but everything was sold out. I was lucky enough to get the last available room at Hotel Alma otherwise I would have been staying out by the airport. The room was very clean, spacious, and comfortable. I would stay there again.

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AlmaManagement, Front Office Manager at Hotel Alma, responded to this review

Hello Mckayj18, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Hotel Alma. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your first stay with us. We are fortunate enough to have a C-Train station and multiple bus stops right on campus which certainly makes staying at Hotel Alma and working downtown convenient. We hope to see... More

Toronto, Ontario
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed twice at the Alma, both times for meetings at the university. For that purpose it fit the bill. The rooms, while smallish, are well appointed. I do have some beefs though - the armoire does not allow for dresses or coats, having short hanging space. Also the bed has a solid wooden base - my toes and shins... More

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AlmaManagement, Front Office Manager at Hotel Alma, responded to this review

Hello Trakette, We appreciate you taking the time to review your recent stay with us at Hotel Alma. We are so glad to hear that you enjoy our location and amenities while doing work on campus. The surrounding area does have some wonderful hidden gems that our front office team can certainly pass along the next time you are here.... More

Longueuil, Canada
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212 reviews 212 reviews
89 hotel reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As advertised, the Hotel Alma is right on the campus of the University of Calgary and most probably caters mostly to visiting academics, parents of UofC students, etc., though by the other comments on TA, ordinary tourists also stay there. The hotel is a very modern building, much like all the other buildings on campus. Only a few floors are... More

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AlmaManagement, Front Office Manager at Hotel Alma, responded to this review

Hello RAPLongueuil, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Hotel Alma. We are so happy to hear that you found our campus location to be convenient for your trip to Calgary. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our complimentary continental breakfast and were able to dine in the Bistro for other meals... More

Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First impression yes it looks nice. The rooms are very small. The fitness facility is in the university quite the hike to get there and its VERY busy with University students. But worst of all, I left my Asthma medications on the counter and the cleaning person decided to remove my information from my inhalers. My pharmacy puts the tags... More

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AlmaManagement, Front Office Manager at Hotel Alma, responded to this review

Hello L S, We appreciate you taking the time to review your stay with us at Hotel Alma. It is disappointing to hear that you experienced issues while you were staying with us. We are happy to offer our guests a variety of room types within the hotel and would possibly suggest staying in one of our One Bedroom suites... More

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stayed here for four nights with my girlfriend. Originally had it booked for two nights, but the staff were helpful enough to extend the reservation. The apartment was a wonderful place, spacious and extravagant. We were really happy with the cleanliness. The staff could be helpful, although one night the receptionist would not help me when I was locked out... More

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AlmaManagement, Front Office Manager at Hotel Alma, responded to this review

Hello The_Nturtanyr, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us at Hotel Alma and the University of Calgary and found our rooms to be extravagant. We are sorry to hear that you encountered an issue with our staff while you were here. We appreciate... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I would defiantly stay here again! Hubby and I were travelling fron edmonton to go to Banff for the Labour day long w/e. All hotels in Banff were booked out so we decided to stay in calgary. When we initially booked through hot wire we thought we got a dorm room on the university of calgary campus -I was a... More

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AlmaManagement, Front Office Manager at Hotel Alma, responded to this review

Hello yeg_gal, We appreciate you taking the time to review your stay with us at Hotel Alma! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your first visit to our hotel. It is wonderful to hear that you took advantage of our complimentary continental breakfast, they do have a wonderful variety and always try to offer different options. The Labor... More

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Address: 169 University Gate NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northwest Calgary
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alma 3*
Number of rooms: 96
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