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Kimberley, Canada
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

At 4am prior to my journey to the Alma Hotel, my wife was being loaded into an air ambulance following a serious stroke 400kms from Calgary. One of the attending paramedics suggested I try staying at Hotel Alma in Calgary, because it was close to the hospital and accommodation would be at a premium in Calgary during the Stampede. The... More 

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

Hello Tasiturn, We appreciate your comments from your stay in Yamnuska Hall this past July. This is one of our student dormitories that are offered to guests during the summer. We apologize that we did not have any rooms at Hotel Alma for your stay with us during the Calgary Stampede. Hotel Alma is located within walking distance to all... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Hotel Alma for a conference, so I got a conference rate, which still ended up being around $100/night (USD). For this price tag, the Hyatt Place is way more comfortable. I had a Euro room, which was pretty tiny. No sitting area, no closet...just a room with your bed, an arm chair, a desk, a TV mounted... More 

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

Hello Anna Y, Thank you for commenting on your recent conference stay with us at Hotel Alma. We are glad to hear that overall you enjoyed your time with us. We are sorry to hear you found our Euro style room too small for your needs. We might suggest booking one of our One bedroom suites for your next stay.... More 

Martindale, New York, United States
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38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little hotel located on the University of Calgary campus. The staff are superb, the accommodations are delightfully clean, comfortable and simple. Small bistro downstairs serves continental breakfast buffet; simple lunch and dinner; has a bar. I loved this place! And your fellow guests are from all over the world.

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

Hello Ilze E, We appreciate you commenting on your recent stay at Hotel Alma. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Our restaurant is open daily for our guests to enjoy three meals a day as well as a wonderful afternoon happy hour. We hope to see you again soon, Team Alma More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was excellent, very helpful. The room was nice, clean and fresh. We had a suite which was very well-appointed. Overall we had an excellent stay and would wholeheartedly recommend this hotel to others staying in Calgary. Excellent value and experience overall.

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Thank 200AKZ
AlmaManagement, Front Office Manager at Hotel Alma, responded to this review

Hello 200AKZ Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time in one of our One bedroom suites. As our largest rooms they offer wonderful features including a separate sitting area and king sized beds. We hope to see you again soon, Team Alma More 

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel. Super clean room. Walk in shower with seat was greatly appreciated, as well as the handicapped parking in front of the hotel. The location was perfect. A lovely venue for a wedding. Will definitely stay here again.

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

Hello sholmb, Thank you for commenting on your recent stay with us at Hotel Alma. We are pleased to hear that our semi-accessible room and accessible parking made your stay with us more comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel Alma in the future. Team Alma More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall the experience was really pleasant. Staff was nice. They are very accommodating if you have a family or even a baby. I booked the room and requested to have a crib and it showed up without asking for it again. I had the one bedroom and den. It was still a little small, but overall it was fine. They... More 

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

Hello Samantha A, We appreciate you taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us at Hotel Alma. We are happy to hear that our staff was able to accommodate your request for a crib in the room, we do our best to accommodate all of our guests requests. We will ensure your comments regarding the restaurant are... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't actually stay in the Alma itself but was in the Yamnuska Hall summer residence, which is managed by the Hotel Alma, and is less than 5 minutes walk from there. My room was spotless. Check In/Out was at the Hotel Alma. Yamnuska has all the benefits of the Alma including access to the cafe/restaurant which was great. It... More 

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

Hello DonaldoNZ Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay in Yamnuska Hall this summer. These rooms are available to guests during the summer months as an economical option. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found the rooms to meet all of your needs. Our team takes great pride in these rooms... More 

Maple Ridge, Canada
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a 1 br suite. Fridge, microwave, 2 TVs; Fairly Euro styling. Room has air-conditioning and blinds. Washroom is okay - not too small. Things were clean and housekeeping can be arranged. Bistro Alma downstairs is a functional and somewhat pleasant diner. The bed is a double and not a queen. It has a mattress that has a waterproof... More 

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

Hello Eric G, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Hotel Alma. I am sorry to hear that you did not find the bed fit your needs. Our team checks the mattresses regularly to ensure their quality meets our standards,... More 

Toronto
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found Hotel Alma on Trivago, as one of the cheaper options for a night's stay in Calgary, close to the airport. I was completely impressed by the helpful and friendly staff and the appearance of the space. My room was great - and more affordable than a regular hotel - though it looked and felt like a hotel!! I... More 

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

Hello Q4120STkarenK, We appreciate you taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us at Hotel Alma. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your first stay with us at Hotel Alma. In addition to our convenience store and restaurant we have many other options directly on campus that our guests are able to enjoy. We hope... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Worst experience ever, booked through hotwire for 2 rooms @ their so called hotel. When checked in was not put into the hotel but into the dorm room section. When front desk was informed about what i had booked I was told to pay an extra 30$ per room to be put into the hotel section. The dorm room beds... More 

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

Hello Bilal S, Thank you for passing along your comments about your stay in one of our student apartment. We are sorry to hear that you were unaware that a student room had been reserved for you, these room types are also available for online bookings as well as Hotel Alma. We do hope that you will call the hotel... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the vibrant heart of the University of Calgary campus, Hotel Alma treats guests to gracious service, friendly rates, and a host of accommodating spaces. Alma features 96 rooms and suites, a stylish bistro, and conference facilities for up to 125 people. Rates include continental breakfast, access to campus fitness facilities, wireless internet, local calls and long distance calls in Canada and the USA (excluding Alaska and Hawaii). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alma

Address: 169 University Gate NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northwest Calgary
Price Range: $66 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alma 3*
Number of rooms: 96
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