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Hotel Alma

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We loved this hotel. I think boutique hotel is the way to go. Hotel Alma is a hidden gem in Calgary. Not your typical hotel and not everyone is going to like it because of its room size, but I think it's the way to go. Pros: Location, on University of Calgary campus, close to C Train station Room was...

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

Dear deeman98, we appreciate you taking the time to review Hotel Alma and we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and found the amenities, service and location to be great and convenient. We are always working on improving the services we offer and HD channels is an area of opportunity which we can look...

Winnipeg
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Fool me twice. I don't think so! This is rated as an upscale boutique hotel in Calgary. The only good thing is the location. It's actually a converted dormitory. The beds are awful. Lots of students learning about the hospitality industry. Trying real hard. Both my colleague and I stayed there on different occasions. Never again! Call it what it...

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

Hello brianS1, and thank you for your feedback. We are indeed a boutique hotel. However, the hotel rooms were never dorms or university residence at any point as the building was constructed to be partially Hotel “Hotel Alma” which occupies the top 3 floors of the building and partially student residence which occupies the bottom 3 floors of the building....

Orillia
Reviewed 22 June 2015

I would recommend this hotel to anyone attending a conference at the University. It's clean, the staff are very friendly and helpful, and the best part, it's a 5 minute walk to your conference the next morning! It includes a breakfast, and there's a little convenience store in the lobby, and laundry facilities, so would be great for families too.

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

Dear CorinneOrillia, we appreciate you taking the time to review Hotel Alma and we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and found the amenities and location to be convenient. We look forward to seeing you again at Hotel Alma on your next visit to Calgary. Team Alma

Reviewed 9 June 2015

Hotel Alma bills itself as a boutique hotel with spacious rooms and suites. I just had a standard room and it was tiny - clearly these are old dorm/university residence rooms. That said the staff are very pleasant. The food at the Bistro was excellent. Also, there is a lot packed into the small space - just travel light. The...

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

Hello Sharla C, and thank you for your feedback. We are indeed a boutique hotel. However, the hotel rooms were never dorms or university residence at any point as the building was constructed to be partially Hotel “Hotel Alma” which occupies the top 3 floors of the building and which you booked in and partially student residence” which occupies the...

New Brunswick
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Hotel is great especially if you are attending meetings or a conference at the University of Alberta. The rooms are quite small but nicely decorated. Parking is a bit problematic but nearby there is a parking garage,

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

Hello travelchick05, thank you very much for sharing your Hotel Alma experience. Our rooms are compact to reduce our carbon footprint impact but designed to maximize the space and include many in room amenities. While parking is a 2 min walk from the hotel, it is a secured covered parking to protect the vehicles from the weather elements. We are...

Orefield, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Very modern with lots of angles. Had a comfortable, albeit small, room with many amenities. Staff was very helpful...well except for that time that they "found" my lost luggage and it turned out to be someone else's. Thank god they had better taste than me! But they were male, and size XL, so I had to return until my own...

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

Hello Ann G, we greatly appreciate the feedback on your stay and we were happy to see that you had a positive experience at Hotel Alma. Missing luggage is never a good thing, but we are glad that you had a very pleasant stay. Looking forward to welcoming you again in the future. Team Alma

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We had a family wedding and had several rooms booked out. The hotel and staff were very accommodating and made sure everything went very well! Great staff, great location! High speed internet is fantastic and the university fitness facilities are tops!

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

Dear MuneerGilani, thank you for the great review. We are very happy to know that the guests enjoyed their stay and took advantage of the complimentary services we offered. From us all at Hotel Alma, were glad to have been part of this special occasion and we wish you a lifelong of happiness. Hope to see you again for future...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Hotel Alma is located inside University of Calgary and offers suite style accommodation that includes both one bedroom and two bedroom suites, as well as regular rooms.. The furnishings are quite modern and they come equipped with a kitchenette which makes it easier for guests to have their meals in their room. The location is great if you are planning...

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

Dear Aarij B, Thank you for sharing your Hotel Alma experience on TripAdvisor. It brings us great joy to learn that our guests are enjoying their stay with us. Hotel Alma does offer Euro-Style standard rooms and One Bedroom Suites. Alternative apartment style accommodation is also offered through Seasonal Residence at the University of Calgary as a more economic option...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 May 2015

The breakfast was fantastic, great choice buffet style. The hotel rooms were modern and bright. Big beds and bathrooms. There was a fridge, microwave and a coffeemaker in the room. Also a TV, iron and alarm clock. Towels were nice and clean. The service was very good for Calgary. The only disadvantage is the distance and location of the hotel....

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

Hello jan k, we appreciate you taking the time to comment on your recent stay and we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at Hotel Alma. We look forward to seeing you again at Hotel Alma on your next visit to Calgary. Team Alma

Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 21 May 2015

We chose the location as it is a quiet alternative to the nearby strip of motels. We stayed in a one bedroom suite, which was spacious and well appointed with large windows overlooking the campus and Olympic Oval. Unfortunately, the bathroom counter had not been wiped down and was covered with sticky residue from last guest. We took advantage of...

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

Dear TEDtours, we greatly appreciate your feedback about the hotel and your recent stay with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our spacious suites and breakfast in the bistro. Our housekeeping supervisor will be following up with the housekeeping team to ensure nothing is missed. We look forward to welcoming you again to Hotel Alma on your...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • 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
Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northwest Calgary
Price Range: ₹ 4,323 - ₹ 9,704 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alma 3*
Number of rooms: 96
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“All rooms are good - book early to get access to the most options in terms of room type.”
weeblackbear, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“See if you can get a room with a normal sink!”
DawgOnTheRoad, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room closer to the elevator if you want to minimize walking. Hallways are quite long.”
DreamyOwl, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“cheapest dorm style room is good value queen suite is recommended if you can afford; I choose north sided rooms”
drdavidl2014, 11 Jan 2017 | Read 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 of those.”
keetcanada, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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