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Hotel Alma at the University of Calgary

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Cool looking cozy hotel..not the biggest, but a decent place to spend a few nights. Around university campus, so be aware. Didn't find it to be loud or anything though. Would recommend if you're on a budget and need a decent placeMore

Thank Arshad A
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma at the University of CalgaryResponded 11 March 2018

Hello Arshad A, Thank you for rating us 5 out of 5, and sharing your positive feedback. Our goal is to provide clean, safe and affordable accommodations, in a unique campus setting, I am happy that you recognized us for what we are. Best regards,...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

I was surprised to discover how large this hotel is, with about 60 rooms per floor and 8 floors or so. The rooms are European-sized (read "small"), but well appointed and comfortable. All the modcons you might expect - mini fridge, microwave, coffee/tea maker, iron,...More

Thank Gina V
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma at the University of CalgaryResponded 8 March 2018

Hello Gina V, Thank you for rating us favorably and sharing some of the benefits that make us unique on campus. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Best regards, Magdalena Goss General Manager

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Low cost. Located at the university. Close to rapid transit. My recommended place in NW Calgary that has all the meeting, sport and food amenities you'll ever need. I've stayed at Hotel Alma many times.More

Thank DavidBSavage
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma at the University of CalgaryResponded 8 March 2018

Hello DavidBSavage, Thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor. We thank you for your loyalty and if there is anything we can do to make your stay more comfortable in the future please do not hesitate to contact me directly. Best regards, Magdalena Goss...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The hotel is well located if you wanna go downtown or on UCalgary campus. The rooms are clean and confortable. Great service at the frontdesk! Perfect if you are staying for more then a couple days (fridge and microwave in the room). Only negative point...More

Thank Audrey C
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma at the University of CalgaryResponded 8 March 2018

Dear Audrey C, Thank you for sharing your experience at Alma and recognizing our team for great service, it means a lot to us. The student cafeteria (The Landing) is connected to our building and is the most convenient option for our guests, we also...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

I booked this room because I wanted a break from the regular hotel rooms and this was an absolute delight. On the University grounds, lots of things to do, well run and felt like home away from home. This would be my choice anytime I...More

Thank Louise F
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma at the University of CalgaryResponded 26 February 2018

Hello Louise F, thank you for sharing your experience at Alma, we are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay. We cannot wait to welcome you back! Please feel free to contact me directly at mgoss@ucalgary.ca if I can be of any assistance...More

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US$69 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#10 Best Value Hotel in Calgary
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US$69 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#10 Best Value Hotel in Calgary
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette
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Yaxinlou
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
8 February 2015|
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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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29 November 2014|
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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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