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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed in hundreds of hostels, and this one really impressed me. Great location in a new facility. Clean bathrooms, good rooms, nice big kitchen, reading room. I like that people can donate leftover bath products of clothes to leave behind. Didn't socialise much as I was visiting old friends and colleagues, but there is a great lounge where lots of... More 

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Pelham, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My organization has booked our stay at this hostel for the past few years and we are always so happy with service! Hostel staff are very supportive coordinating group logistics. Over the past few years there have been some really great improvements to the hostel facilities including a new kitchen, common area, room furniture, etc. Tea, coffee, and fruit water... More 

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Thank Christina_Imrich
HI-Calgary Host... G, General Manager at HI-Calgary City Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Christina. Looking forward to hosting your group again next year. Regards, Jason Wong General Manager More 

Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights in a 6-bed dorm. Dorm room was very spacious and comfortable for everyone and included a locker. Breakfast was plentiful with lots of options. Staff were very helpful and friendly. I would definitely stay again.

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Thank James94_13
HI-Calgary Host... G, General Manager at HI-Calgary City Centre, responded to this review

Hi James, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I am happy to hear that you had an excellent visit, and appreciate your compliments of our breakfast and team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards, Jason Wong General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's my first time to visit Calgary. Asked lots of questions to the staffs, and get answers quickly and patiently. I was trying to find 1-day-tour to Drumheller, but failed (fully-booked). Staffs there recommended that I can take Greyhound to Drumheller, and even helped me to check the timetable of Greyhound and discussed the trip with me. I would stay... More 

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Thank Monica L
HI-Calgary Host... G, Manager at HI-Calgary City Centre, responded to this review

Hi Monica, Thanks for leaving us a review! It was a pleasure to have you here. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay as well and hope you had a good time in Drumheller. We hope you can stay with us again soon. Thanks! Cassandra Moore - Assistant Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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44 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Not only is this the best HI hostel we've ever stayed in, but it's also one of the best places overall we have stayed in during over half a year of travelling. We had a private room on the basement level which was brand new and huge with a great flat screen and satellite TV. The bed was so comfy... More 

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HI-Calgary Host... G, Manager at HI-Calgary City Centre, responded to this review

Hi Lewis, It's always great to hear about how our guests have enjoyed their time with us. We strive our hardest to make all our guests stay enjoyable and happy to hear we have succeeded! We look forward to you staying with us again very soon! Safe travels! Thanks! Cassandra Moore - Assistant Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I feel like a new man after staying there it was almost a spiritual awakening from the crisp clean sheets to the kickass breakfast and I've never met more friendly people in my life the staff are out of this world so helpful they go above and beyond the call of duty staying truly changed my life I am forever... More 

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Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We had a private room with toilet and washroom which was good. Location great for leaving the car there and walking half a day in the city. Breakfast good. So, in general, for us it was perfect for what we needed!

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1 Thank Moshe B
HI-Calgary Host... G, Manager at HI-Calgary City Centre, responded to this review

Hi Moshe, Thanks a million for taking the time to leave us a great review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your private room, we think they are top notch! Also nice to hear that you enjoyed our loc location. We agree it is very nice to leave the car behind and not have to worry about finding parking. Hope to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This was very informative, took 2 hours. The guide was very good with lots of knowledge and able to answer our questions. A great way to get around the city and cover a lot, plus getting the exercise (LOTS OF STEPS IF YOUR COUNTING). This is the first time I have done a walk excursion and in future would do... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

One thing you have to keep in mind: This is a Hostel. Anybody who's dissatisfied with it, it's probably because they don't stay in Hostels too often. Yes, it gets noisy sometimes. Yes, it gets crowded sometimes. You're not paying for luxury. But if you take all that with a grain of salt, then this is honestly one of the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We arrived here last minute having found directions on Google. We where a group of seven from the UK only staying in Calgary over night. We where given our own room which was very reasonable in price! We enjoyed our stay. The staff where very helpful offering us directions and advice on the city, they even offered to book our... More 

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1 Thank SteveW25167220
HI-Calgary Host... G, Manager at HI-Calgary City Centre, responded to this review

Hey Steve, Thanks for choosing to stay with us at HI-Calgary and taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope you had a great time staying at the other HI properties in our network! Looking forward to you staying with us again in the future. Cheers, Cassandra... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the newly renovated HI – Calgary City Centre! Start your day off right with our FREE all you can eat breakfast from 7:30am – 9:30am every morning (including buttermilk pancakes, milk, cereal, waffles, oatmeal, bread, jam, peanut butter, muffins, fruit and juice)! Enjoy our newly upgraded FREE high speed WiFi anywhere in the building! Other hostel amenities include: - Complimentary coffee and tea 24 hours - Free parking - Free Computers - Free storage facilities, even after check out - Free local phone calls - Free faxing, photocopying, printing and scanning - Free pool table - Free BBQ usage - Free towels and linen - Brand new TV room with a 60” flat screen TV HI – Calgary City Centre offers 6 bed dorm rooms (female, male and mixed) featuring individual lockers, bed lights, as well as private/family rooms with en-suite and a new 40” flat screen TV; make sure you book ahead as these sell fast! We have upgraded security, including cameras and state of the art door locks throughout the building as we continue to ensure the safety of all our staff and backpackers traveling to Calgary. Our friendly front desk staff are here for you 24 hours a day, available to answer any questions or concerns you may have. We are experts when it comes to getting you around the area, and we always have recommendations for local sightseeing, so don’t be shy! Check our activity boards for daily listings of local events and information. Our hostel is located on the edge of downtown; a 5 minute walk will take you to exactly where you want to be. Within downtown you will find dining, shopping, entertainment and cultural districts for every taste and budget. Other attractions are easy to get to with the help of the nearby C-train (a 2 minute walk from the hostel) that is FREE within the downtown core. Our central location is a great starting point for the next leg of your journey. The airport bus #300 stops two blocks away from the hostel, and the Greyhound bus depot is a short 15 minute train ride away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI-Calgary City Centre

Address: 520 7 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0J6, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary
Price Range: $25 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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