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Hotel Alma

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169 University Gate NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed for one weekend at the beginning of this year and I came away impressed by the value that this property presented. I'll begin with the location because that is what brought me to this hotel in the first place. I was involved in an event at the Olympic Oval, so the location was perfect (with the exception of... More 

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Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was very thrilled by convenient location. My meeting was in same building. Room was VERY small. Nice to be able to open a window though. Kept stubbing my toes on wooden box frame bed was on. Would be back only for university business solo. Very helpful staff.

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the hotel numerous times as I have a son in third year residence and we have always gotten the move in and move out rate. I have also stayed when my other son came to do a university tour. We have never had a problem till I tried to book a room this time for move... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked 2 rooms here in Feb 2015. The rooms were well appointed and clean. Staff were friendly & helpful at check in/out. Those were the positives... On the negative side, however, the rooms are small. Like REALLY small, even by European standards, for example. Felt a tad claustrophobic, but fortunately we weren't in it long. The couple we came with... More 

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

Hello thegeislers, we appreciate your feedback regarding your stay at Hotel Alma. It’s great to hear that you found our staff friendly and helpful and we definitely strive to provide excellent customer service! The Eurostyle rooms are our basic standard rooms. For your next trip, please consider our One Bedroom Suites which are more spacious and offer a bedroom with... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has been used by the university guests and visiting lectures as it's located at the campus. In general it's OK. Prices are decent and the standard is fine. Not over exciting but I don't think it's meant to be.

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

Hello Alexloewenau, Thank you for sharing your review of Hotel Alma on Trip Advisor! Hotel Alma caters to a variety of guests including visitors of the University of Calgary and guest lecturers. It is definitely convenient for anyone with business on campus and nearby. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and we hope to welcome you to campus again in... More 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to make a last second reservation for the weekend and ended up with Hotel Alma because of its location. On the U of C campus, it was only a few minutes away from a wedding I was to attend. I can see the location being very convenient and being a real upside for the place potentially. The rooms... More 

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

Thank you Devin H for taking the time to review Hotel Alma on your most recent stay. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for your comments on the service provided by team Alma. Whether you are attending a wedding or a conference or just visiting the city, we try our... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Okay. So I stay at tons of hotels in Calgary, and if you don't need to be on Calgary's university campus, don't bother staying here. While the décor is modern and nice, the rooms are very tiny. They don't let you print things for free (like most hotels do), and on top of that, you have to pay for parking,... More 

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

Hello missmac2014 Thank you for sharing your experience at Hotel Alma experience. Hotel Alma does offer many complimentary services not offered by many other hotels such as breakfast, Internet access, local and long distance calling within continental North America, access to a world class fitness facility, Olympic size swimming pool and the Olympic Oval with many other services at discounted... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for one night for convenience, as we were going to a show at the student union. We were pleasantly surprised, everything was modern - the hotel had been decorated to a high standard and the bed was extremely comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the complimentary breakfast was excellent with a good choice of fresh... More 

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

Thank you Katie T for taking the time to review Hotel Alma on your most recent stay & for giving us an excellent rating!! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for your comments on the service provided by team Alma. We are very proud of our team and the services... More 

Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Hotel Alma is an ok hotel. It is located on campus of university and the exchange students use this hotel for housing. It is within walking distance of Children's Hospital. The included breakfast was pretty good, coffee was excellent. The same area was used for serving dinner, though it was mostly microwave prepared food. There was a small selection... More 

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

Hello Irishgal121212! Thank you for sharing your experience at Hotel Alma. The lower floors of the building are occupied by a mixture of Canadian and International students and is called Global Village. While the top three floors are Hotel Alma. Hotel Alma was designed with the environment in mind and our Euro-Style rooms reduces our carbon footprint to minimize our... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I've stayed here twice recently - once in January and once in February, 2015. Both times I had business at the university and/or the Foothills hospital, and the location of the Hotel Alma is great for that: on-campus meetings are readily accessible on foot and the Foothills locations are walkable (25 minutes give or take) or easily reached by car.... More 

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

Hello voyageur613! Thank you so much for your comments. We are happy to know that you found the rooms comfortable and that the location was great for your visit. The building which Hotel Alma is in is actually newly constructed and was completed in Fall of 2009. The lower floors of the building are designated for students and Hotel Alma... More 

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