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Hotel Alma

169 University Gate NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
US$ 80*
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Excellent room, linens, bathroom products, tea and coffee, amazing magazines, and registration staff. It was great to be right on campus for our conference. Very clean and welcoming. Excellent bed and complimentary breakfast. I enjoyed meeting some Dutch and Korean speed skaters who were on...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The location may be a bit out of the way depending on where you're going (for example, it was about a $35 cab ride from the airport), but if you need to be on or near campus, it's a great choice. The rooms were quite...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This hotel is clean, reasonably priced, and convenient if you are staying at the University of Calgary. The rooms are basic, resembling dorm-style rooms. They are clean and convenient, with a mini-bar fridge, microwave, and single-cup coffee maker. The beds are comfortable, and my floor...More

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    Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma

    Thank you for your candid review. I am happy to hear that our team was able to fix the heating issue in your room quickly and that you enjoyed your stay with us. This forum allows us to share our dedication to providing our guests...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I was attending classes on campus for a week, and didn't have a credit card on me, though most Canadains are attached to their plastic money by the hip, things happen. I wasn't even able to pay a full deposit of 1000$ on the room....More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    It's a good location near UofC if you are visiting family that goes there or there to tour the campus. Also, the staff is very friendly and very accommodating. I stayed here with my family and we all loved the place. It was nice that...More

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    Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma

    Thank you for your awesome review caysha s. Thank you also for recognizing our staff, the team is our greatest asset and I will be sure to share your comment with everyone. We are looking forward to welcoming you and your family back in the...

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Yaxinlou
    Do u allow dogs?
    10 September 2016|
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    Response from TeamAlma | Property representative |
    Hello, Unfortunately we do not allow pets at Hotel Alma. However, we do allow service dogs.
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    290carol
    i have booked a few 2 bed dom rooms i am a bit worried now thinking they may be to small it would be to accomadate 4 adults what do you think and if you had any photos would be great thank you
    9 February 2015|
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    Response from TeamAlma | Property representative |
    Hello 290carol, Thank you for your question. Our Two bedroom student accommodations are equipped with two double beds. These beds have dormitory style mattresses so can be quite cozy with two people. If you are worried... More
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    Hello, I am planning to stay at your hotel for 10 nights starting July 13 2015. I will have no credit card then. Can I pay a deposit of whatever amount is required instead? I will be with my wife and two little kids of 6 and 5. Thank you!
    29 November 2014|
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    Response from TeamAlma | Property representative |
    Good Morning, Typically Hotel Alma does require a credit card to book a reservation as well as at check in. However, if you are able to put down a 50% deposit at the time of booking we would certainly be able to make an... More
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for a room closer to the elevator if you want to minimize walking. Hallways are quite long."
    DreamyOwl, 1 month agoRead review
    "cheapest dorm style room is good value queen suite is recommended if you can afford; I choose north sided..."
    Dr David L, 2 months agoRead review
    "I had heard that some of the rooms were quiet or at least didn't have paper thin walls. I was not in one..."
    keetcanada, 4 months agoRead review
    "Can't think of one."
    Tasiturn, 6 months agoRead review
    "if you have a baby, pick the one bedroom with den"
    Samantha A, 7 months agoRead review
    "Ask about the rooms and the suites to compare. Hotel seems to have 2 names."
    Eric G, 7 months agoRead review
    "Maybe request a room on a floor that does not have teams as I suspect this hotel might be used as a venue for..."
    welshman1955, 8 months agoRead review
    "Rooms facing west/foothills."
    carmofoz, 10 months agoRead review
    "ask for mountain views - spectacular views of Rockies"
    Alofoz, 10 months agoRead review
    "Make sure you ask for the upgraded rooms that I am sure are old dorm rooms updated to be nicer hotel rooms"
    ManitobaCrewofsix, 10 months agoRead review
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