We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Alma & Seasonal Residence at the University of Calgary

Save
Share
Traveller (76)
Room & Suite (58)
Storyboard
Overview
Hotel website
E-mail hotel
169 University Gate NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
Additional information
Visit Hotel Website
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Rooms
28 Oct29 Oct
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 10 partner sites to see rooms from US$76.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Calgary hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "77a2f79ba92d467eb9d245b2f66e4f56", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1569784,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[38369463],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":28,"month":10,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":79,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"77a2f79ba92d467eb9d245b2f66e4f56","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":109,"lowestMetaPrice":76,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":109,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":109,"lowestMetaPrice":76,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":109,"hotelName":"Hotel Alma & Seasonal Residence at the University of Calgary","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijc3YTJmNzliYTkyZDQ2N2ViOWQyNDViMmY2NmU0ZjU2IiwiQUlLIjoiZmIzZDk3ZDM4ZDliNDJlYjkxMTYyYzk3ZThjYmRhYjAifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "28/10/2018", "checkOut": "29/10/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$76", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"38369463":"GetARoom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (380)
Filter reviews
354 results
Traveller rating
83
140
66
45
20
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
83
140
66
45
20
Show reviews that mention
All reviews student residence olympic oval minute walk continental breakfast one bedroom suite boiled eggs yogurt free wifi coffee maker per day doing business small kitchen mini fridge c train flat screen tv sitting area convenient location
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 354 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front desk staff was very helpful at check-in and check-out. They have a bag check at the front desk to store bags before your departure. The rooms were very small (converted dorm rooms) but had everything you need - an armoire, desk queen bed,...More

Thank Kevin S
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma & Seasonal Residence at the University of CalgaryResponded 4 days ago

Hello Kevin S, Thank you for reviewing Hotel Alma and rating us 4/5. Yes, our rooms are on the smaller size as they were designed with the environment in mind, and as per the University's sustainability commitment to ensure that the hotel has minimal carbon...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in September. The rooms are clean and tidy, staff are very helpful. The only things we felt would have improved our stay would be if some crockery and utensils were supplied, it was great to have a microwave but we...More

Thank Rebecca C
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma & Seasonal Residence at the University of CalgaryResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Rebecca C, Thank you for your feedback and sharing your experience at Hotel Alma & Seasonal Residence at the University of Calgary. When your travels bring you back to Calgary, I would suggest you consider one of our "hotel-style" guestrooms with traditional beds and...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

I had booked a single room apt in the seasonal residence. The room is fitted with residence style furniture (my son's residence had the exact same bed and table). It was very immaculately kept, very well lit (big windows overlooking the parking). I was allocated...More

Thank Sivan M
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma & Seasonal Residence at the University of CalgaryResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Sivan M, Thank you for your amazing review and sharing your feedback. We hope that your son enjoys his time (and learning) at the University and we welcome you back anytime. Regards, Magdalena

Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is not the logical place if you want to visit downtown Calgary: it is a short taxi drive to downtown (10 minutes or so - other option: the tramtrain). If you have to be at or around the university this is of course the...More

Thank Robbert L
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma & Seasonal Residence at the University of CalgaryResponded 5 September 2018

Hello Robbert L, Thank you for the amazing review and sharing your experience. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Magdalena

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived in Calgary after almost 12 hours of flying; was checked in by a very pleasant Reservation Clerk. When I queried the WiFi information from another clerk; she tersely informed me to use the previous method to access the WiFi. I looked at her...More

Thank Paula S
Response from TeamAlma, General Manager at Hotel Alma & Seasonal Residence at the University of CalgaryResponded 5 September 2018

Dear Paula S, Thank you for reviewing Hotel Alma & Seasonal Residence at the University of Calgary. In addition to Hotel Alma that operates year-round, we also run Seasonal Residence in the summer, consisting of student residence accommodations. Depending on which room type you had...More

View more reviews
About
Description
Set in the vibrant heart of the University of Calgary campus, Hotel Alma & Seasonal Residence treats guests to gracious service, friendly rates, and a host of accommodating spaces. Alma features 96 rooms and More suites. Alma room rates include complimentary breakfast, access to campus fitness facilities, wireless internet, local calls and long distance calls in Canada and the USA (excluding Alaska and Hawaii). Seasonal Residence rooms include complimentary Wi-Fi. Less
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Conference Facilities
Golf course
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
96
Price range
US$54 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northwest Calgary
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
96
Price range
US$54 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northwest Calgary
Photos
Traveller (76)
Room & Suite (58)
Dining (5)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 111 nearby hotels
Super 8 Village Calgary AB
446 reviews
.82 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calgary NW-Banff Trail
223 reviews
.83 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites University
310 reviews
.85 miles away
Ramada Limited Calgary Northwest
299 reviews
.87 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,874 nearby restaurants
Dining at Johnston Canyon
78 reviews
.58 miles away
The Keg
179 reviews
.53 miles away
Redwater Rustic Grille - Northwest
111 reviews
.45 miles away
Last Defence Lounge
10 reviews
.22 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 729 nearby attractions
Cory and Edith Passes
22 reviews
.51 miles away
University of Calgary
125 reviews
.22 miles away
Calgary Outdoor Centre-University of Calgary
23 reviews
.22 miles away
McMahon Stadium
65 reviews
.74 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Varun G
27 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from TeamAlma | Property representative |
Hello Varun G, We offer complimentary access to the University's Fitness and Recreational Facilities, images and information is available online (their website), and facilities include Acquatic Centre, Climbing Wall, Fitness... More
2
Votes
Yaxinlou
10 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from TeamAlma | Property representative |
Hello, Unfortunately we do not allow pets at Hotel Alma. However, we do allow service dogs.
0
Votes
290carol
8 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
0
Votes
Room Tips
"There are no bad rooms"
ShaunM840
25 Aug 2018
Read review
"Flat rooms are like a hostel, but worse."
470shawns
4 Aug 2018
Read review
"don't pick the cheapest rooms, very small!"
louisecN5838IL
25 Jun 2018
Read review
"If you use a wheelchair make sure that your chair will fit through the doorway"
jonlea12
15 Jun 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing