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HI-Calgary City Centre

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520 7th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G0J6, Canada
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laois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Clean and spacious hostel with great breakfast and free wifi. Location is very good. Kitchen is a good size and tv room/computer room is great. Also love the reading room with no distractions. Well done all

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We spent just one night in a private room. It was actually more like a budget hotel than a hostel. Clean, bed was good, shower and toilet in the room were fine. We arrived late (lost luggage held us up at the airport) but reception was open which was great. Breakfast provided in the morning was a bonus.

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Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Spent i night at the hostel. Wasnt as good as i had expected it to be. But then, nothing bad in particular as well. The room was smaller than expected. Toilet was not very clean. But then, its a hostel...While it was the cheapest accomodation that i got in Calgary, it seemed overpriced for the facility as compared to my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Awesome location, cool staff, solid living conditions. Solid place to stay and friendly staff, I would stay here again for sure. Close to all amenities, saddledome, c train, and other things. I recommend to anyone looking to save a few bucks, or to anyone who is new to calgary and wants to meet ppl

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

HI provided some of the best customer service I've ever seen. The staff are engaging and hilarious which makes me feel like I'm at home, even though it's a million miles away. Free breakfast every morning is a big plus. The atmosphere here is wonderful. It's the perfect spot for people travelling alone as we're like one big family here.... More 

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Thank Ann-Marie133
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

From Toronto and having to stay at this location while I save up enough money for a place I can definitely say a few thing about H.I. Calgary City Centre, say a few things indeed. It is cheap. I am not talking about your quality of stay, I am talking about price, probably the cheapest in city. It is annoying.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The newly renovated facility is fresh and clean. I think the family units are ideal for a night or two as everyone can have a bed. The train is about a block away and is even free to ride in the downtown zone. What a deal with free parking, free breakfast, free WIFI and downtown location. The river pathway is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This hostel was very clean and quiet. Had a great location right beside the tram which is free in downtown Calgary. Staff was not very friendly but over all good stay! Wouldn't stay here if you are traveling solo, it is hard to meet people in this hostel!

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Kiel, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

After traveling Canada for more than 3 weeks and over 9,000 KM we were looking forward to fell asleep in cozy bed and not the car-seat or a tent. This hostel is clean, welcoming and it's close to the city center (max 5 min walk the C-Train or 10 min walking distance to the center itself). During the short time... More 

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Thank sustue
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Situated directly in the downtown, HI-Calgary is close to all the restaurants and shops on Stephen Avenue (8ave). You also have access to the C-train (free in downtown) and it’s not to far from the bicycle path across the river. It is a nice place to meet people, the staffs is very welcoming and helpful; they will give you good... 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 7th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G0J6, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary
Price Range: $27 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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