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Alma is a confident, warm and unpretentious hotel with an eclectic look that teams retro best with contemporary flair. 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--with access to a number of other campus meeting spaces, activities and amenities. The hotel, the first of its kind in Canada, is owned and operated by the University of Calgary.

Each room rate includes:

  • Continental breakfast in Bistro Alma (excluding Summer Residence)
  • Free wired and wireless Internet
  • Free local and long distance calls within Canada and the USA (excluding Hawaii and Alaska)
  • Access to all University of Calgary fitness facilities including Fitness Centre, Aquatic Centre, Racquetball Centre, Climbing Wall and the Olympic Oval
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    Rooms

    EuroStyle Room

    A comfortable retreat in a scenic campus setting, an ergonomic in-room workspace, and a setting where every need has been thoroughly considered. They may be compact, but Alma

    • 1 Queen Bed
    • Air Conditioning
    • Alarm clock
    • Bed Lamp
    • Cable TV
    • Coffee Maker
    • Complimentary Toiletries
    • Daily Housekeeping
    • Desk
    • Free Local Calls
    • Full Private Bath
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron/Ironing Board
    • Microwave
    • Multi-Storey Property with Elevator
    • Non-Smoking
    • Radio
    • Refrigerator
    • Shower Tub Combo
    • Voicemail
    • Wake-up calls
    • Wireless Internet

    One Bedroom Suite

    Alma's one-bedroom suites invite guests to stretch out on the king size bed and settle in the separate living area. All suites come with a big view, along with all the little extras travellers appreciate, from a second TV to a full wet bar. Every stay in a one-bedroom suite includes a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast buffet at Bistro Alma, free long distance calls within Canada and the USA (excluding Hawaii and Alaska) and much more.

    • 1 King Bed
    • Additional Sofa Bed
    • Air Conditioning
    • Alarm clock
    • Bed Lamp
    • Cable TV
    • Coffee Maker
    • Complimentary Toiletries
    • Daily Housekeeping
    • Desk
    • DVD Players
    • Free Local Calls
    • Full Private Bath
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron/Ironing Board
    • Microwave
    • Multi-Storey Property with Elevator
    • Non-Smoking
    • Radio
    • Refrigerator
    • Separate sitting area
    • Shower Tub Combo
    • Turndown Service
    • Voicemail
    • Wake-up calls
    • Wireless Internet

    Standard Family Two Bedroom Suite

    In the spring and summer months, Hotel Alma is even more accommodating. During these seasons, guests have access to 61 two-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes - ideal for families or groups. Every stay in Alma's Summer Residence includes daily maid service.

    • 2 Double Bed
    • Air Conditioning
    • Alarm clock
    • Bed Lamp
    • Cable TV
    • Complimentary Toiletries
    • Daily Housekeeping
    • Desk
    • Free Local Calls
    • Internet Access
    • Kitchenettes
    • Microwave
    • Multi-Storey Property with Elevator
    • Private Bath With Shower
    • Radio
    • Refrigerator
    • Voicemail
    • Wake-up calls
    • Wireless Internet

    Amenities

    • 100% Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • AMEX
    • Cable TV
    • CTrain accessible
    • Debit Card/Interac
    • Disability accessible rooms
    • Eco-friendly
    • Elevators
    • Energy conservation
    • Family friendly
    • Fitness area
    • Indoor pool
    • Internet - High Speed - Meeting Facilities
    • Internet - High Speed - Rooms
    • Internet - Wireless - Meeting Facilities
    • Internet - Wireless - Rooms
    • Laundry
    • Licensed dining
    • Limited wheelchair access
    • MC
    • Meeting rooms
    • Net rates/commissionable
    • Paid parking
    • Recycle
    • Restaurant
    • Roll-in shower access
    • Visa
    • Wake-up service
    • Water conservation

    Directions

    Points of Distance

    LocationKMsMiles
    Calgary International Airport 19.17 km 11.41 mi
    Calgary Zoo & Prehistoric Park 9.75 km 5.80 mi
    Calgary Tower 7.69 km 4.58 mi
    Heritage Park 5.66 km 3.37 mi
    Canada Olympic Park 12.83 km 7.64 mi
    Calgary TELUS Convention Centre 9.24 km 5.50 mi

    Calgary International Airport

    As you leave the airport stay to the right and follow South Barlow Trail Travel south on Barlow Trail to McKnight Boulevard Turn right at McKnight Blvd heading west Travel west on McKnight Boulevard to John Laurie Boulevard Turn left at John Laurie Blvd heading west Travel west on John Laurie Boulevard to 14th Street Take 14 St. W exit, and then turn left at 14 Street W heading south Travel south on 14th Street until you reach 24th Avenue Turn right at 24 Ave NW Travel west on 24th Avenue until you reach University Gate NW Turn right at The University of Calgary University Gate. This road will lead you to Hotel Alma.

    From Highway 2 Northbound (from Lethbridge)

    Proceed north on Deerfoot Trail (Highway 2 becomes Deerfoot Trail inside Calgary) Exit to the right at JCT 16 Ave N WEST/EAST (Exit 258) Turn left at West 16 Ave N (Banff) Travel west on 16th Avenue until you reach University Drive Take North University Dr. exit to the right Travel north on University Drive When you reach the intersection for University Drive at 24 Ave NW, turn left and take the very next right at The University of Calgary University Gate. This road will lead you to Hotel Alma.

    From Highway 2 Southbound (from Red Deer)

    Proceed south on Deerfoot Trail (Highway 2 becomes Deerfoot Trail inside Calgary) Turn right at McKnight Blvd AIRPORT (Exit 261) Turn right at McKnight Blvd West Travel west on McKnight Boulevard to John Laurie Boulevard Turn left at John Laurie Blvd heading west Travel west on John Laurie Blvd to 14th Street Take 14 St. W exit, and then turn left at 14 Street W heading south Travel south on 14th St. until you reach 24th Avenue Turn right at 24 Ave NWTravel west on 24th Avenue until you reach University Gate NW Turn right at The University of Calgary University Gate. This road will lead you to Hotel Alma.

    From Trans-Canada Highway Westbound (Highway 1 from Medicine Hat)

    Travel west on 16th Avenue North (Highway 1 becomes 16th Avenue inside Calgary) You will drive through a large portion of Calgary to get to the west side of the city Travel west on 16th Avenue until you reach University Drive Take North University Dr. exit to the right Travel north on University Drive When you reach the intersection for University Drive at 24 Ave NW, turn left and take the very next right at The University of Calgary University Gate. This road will lead you to Hotel Alma.

    From Trans-Canada Highway Eastbound (Highway 1 from Banff)

    Travel east on 16th Avenue North (Highway 1 becomes 16th Avenue inside Calgary) Turn right at University Dr North exit (there is a second sign on the right at the exit saying McMahon Stadium/The University of Calgary)
    Travel north on University Drive When you reach the intersection for University Drive at 24 Ave NW, turn left and take the very next right at The University of Calgary University Gate. This road will lead you to Hotel Alma.

    Dining

    At Bistro Alma, retro-70s styling and bold colours contrast with simple, light dishes that highlight local ingredients. Walk in and your senses will quickly attune to a glowing bar, sparkling black crystal chandeliers and hot tangerine chairs. The vibrant d

    Meeting Rooms

    Room NameAreaLengthWidthCapacity
    sq ftsq mftmftmTheatreBanquetClssrmRecpt
    Brentwood 27225.27 12
    Charleswood 27225.27 12
    Montgomery 36325.27 12
    Parkdale 27225.27 12
    Senate Foyer 63358.81
    Senate Room 1817168.8 125 72 90
    Varsity 38035.3 16
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