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Hotel Alma, Calgary

3 stars
169 University Gate North WestCalgaryABT2N 1N4Canada, 800-491-6126
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Good3.8 / 5
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Amenities
Great amenities
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Comfort
More comfort would be nice
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Hotel Alma, Calgary

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $95
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed ($75 Shopping Card Promo)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 96 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included

Also known as

  • Alma Calgary
  • Alma Hotel
  • Hotel Alma
  • Hotel Alma Calgary

Policies

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, or fitness facility without adult supervision.

Parking height restrictions apply.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: CAD 50.00 per day

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • In-room coffee
  • Laundry facilities

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Self parking costs CAD 10.00 per night with in/out privileges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Health club
  • Tennis on site
  • Steam room
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Meeting rooms 6
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2009
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Freshen up
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
More
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

Bistro Alma - This bistro specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Health club
  • Steam room
  • Tennis on site
  • Ice skating on site
  • Racquetball/squash on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Hotel Alma, Calgary’s small print

Also known as

  • Alma Calgary
  • Alma Hotel
  • Hotel Alma
  • Hotel Alma Calgary

Policies

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, or fitness facility without adult supervision.

Parking height restrictions apply.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: CAD 50.00 per day

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • In-room coffee
  • Laundry facilities

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Self parking costs CAD 10.00 per night with in/out privileges

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Recent reviews

Good 3.8 /5 from 301 reviews

Hotel Alma, Calgary
Excellent4.0 / 5
Staying at the Hotel Alma-Calgary
This was my second stay at the Alma, and overall it was good. The rooms and beds were nice, with good amenities. However, during both stays, the hotel had false fire alarms. The first time was during breakfast, this time it was in the late afternoon AND at 11pm at night when most people were already sleeping because of an early morning competition the next day. Also, the breakfast has changed. It use to be a hot breakfast, with full spread. But now it's a typical continental breakfast with just assorted breads & danishes, assorted fruit & yogurt, juices, coffee and tea. Was a bit disappointed in that. Most times, they wouldn't even be set up to start breakfast at the designated start time, especially on the weekends which was frustrating because it would make me rush to finish my breakfast before I could leave for the day. Finally, the keys are very small & odd shaped so easy to misplace.
7 night business trip
Hotel Alma, Calgary
Fair2.0 / 5
Fire alarms
This is a hotel on the campus and caterers to college students as a dorm and hotel. Nosy drunken students. Fire alarm pulled at 3:30 a.m. resulting in a walk down 6 flights of stairs and then walk back up as staff having problems getting the elevators working again.
1 night romance trip
Hotel Alma, Calgary
Excellent4.0 / 5
Back to school
Hotel was on the University campus. too many children and college sports teams for my tastes . The room , though nice was small & Spartan .if I had known the above ,I would have passed on it . What I paid and what I received just didn't come together for me.the complimentary breakfast was great .if I was going to visit my child at the university this might have been great .... But I wasn't.
1 night business trip
Hotel Alma, Calgary
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Fabulous stay!
I came to Calgary on a business trip during Stampede time, which meant the downtown hotels were all quite full or the rooms left were overpriced. I was so happy to find Hotel Alma! It was SUCH an easy trip on the C Train to/from the downtown area, and I enjoyed the nice walk through campus to the station. The room was small but perfect for me and my needs. Complimentary wifi, a desk, TV, bureau, comfy bed, coffee maker, and great bathroom made this room really comfortable. The staff was excellent and helpful, setting up a cab for me to get to the airport. I ate dinner one night at Bistro Alma and it was excellent - great service and food. The daily (complimentary) continental breakfast (including hot food in addition to the typical toast, cereal, pastries, yogurt, fruit, etc.) was one of the highlights of my stay, making it easy for this business traveler to have a convenient and great meal before the workday. I would definitely stay here again! Thank you, Hotel Alma!
4 night business trip
Hotel Alma, Calgary
Excellent4.0 / 5
Hotel was great (as always). Too bad the restaurant was under renovation!
1 night business trip

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Hotel Alma, Calgary

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