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HI - Calgary City Centre

520 7th Avenue SE, Calgary, T2G 0J6, Canada

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Overall Rating 93%

From 7 Reviews

Hostel rating (7)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 93%
Cleanliness 93%
Location 96%
Security 93%
Service 91%
Comfort 92%
Green rating 89%

HI Calgary City Centre is conveniently located downtown, walking distance from popular tourist sites and the world famous Calgary Stampede.

  • Dorm
    From $28.48
  • Private
    From $84.23
10 or more people?

Calgary Hostel

Hostel Calgary

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Come visit our newly renovated hostel located in the heart of Calgary! This is a great place to call home as you explore what this world-famous Western Canadian city has to offer.

You want a hostel that’s relaxing, centrally located, clean, and safe right? NO PROBLEM! WE’VE GOT IT!

Hostel amenities include:
- Free all you can eat breakfast.
- Free fresh brewed coffee and tea 24 hours.
- Free parking.
- Free computers.
- Free high speed WiFi anywhere in the building!
- Free storage facilities.
- Free local phone calls.
- Free faxing, photocopying, printing and scanning.
- Free pool table.
- Free BBQ usage in our private backyard.
- Free towels and linen.
- Early check-in is available based on availability.
- Fully equipped double spacious kitchen with free spices, large TV room with 60” TV flat screen, Lobby to meet & greet, Laundry room, and of course for your peace of mind we also have a quiet Reading room.
- We are staffed 24 hours; so come and go as you wish.

HI – Calgary City Centre offers 6 bed dorm rooms (female, male and mixed) featuring individual lockers, bed lights, as well as private/family rooms with en-suite and a new 40” flat screen TV.

Exploring Calgary is easy from our central location - a quick walk takes you to the city centre where you can find dining, shopping, entertainment, transportation, cultural districts for every taste and budget. Other attractions are easy to get to with the help of the nearby C-train (free transportation within the city centre). The US Embassy is only 2 blocks away.

Cancellation: Must be done by 5pm on the day before your scheduled arrival to avoid any charges. During the Calgary Stampede, July 5-15, 2018, a 7 day cancellation period applies.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 5 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 5 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Additional tax of 9% is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Car parking nearby
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 1(403) 670-7580

Fax. 1(403) 283-6503

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Calgary Zoo (3 to 5km)
  • Glenbow Museum (1 to 2km)
  • Fort Calgary (500m to 1km)

See the full list of attractions



the breakfast was a big help, as free breakfasts always are. place was comfortable and downtown. no problems to report.


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Fri 13 Oct 2017

Hi There, Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us and for leaving us a review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast as we are always updating it to keep up with guest requests. We hope you can stay again soon! Cheers, Cassandra Ryan - Assistant Manager

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Cassandra Moore,

Sun 15 Oct 2017

bon accueil,documentation utile,bien situé à coté du C-train


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Tue 03 Oct 2017

Hi There, Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us and for leaving us a kind review. We hope you can visit again soon! Cheers, Cassandra Ryan - Assistant Manager

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Cassandra Moore,

Thu 05 Oct 2017

Enjoyed visit


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Rasnidhi bhai,

Tue 04 Jul 2017

Hi Rasnidhi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a nice review. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels and can visit again very soon! Cheers! Cassandra Moore - Assistant Manager

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Cassandra Moore,

Thu 06 Jul 2017

The check in process could have been improved a little bit, but beyond that I was very happy with my stay here. Everything was of great quality including the rooms, toilets, and breakfast. Thank you!


Avatar for Kathleen


Thu 15 Jun 2017

The showers could be cleaned more often and one of them doesnt work properly. The rest was very nice!


Avatar for Esther


Thu 18 May 2017

Hi Esther, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I can assure you we have looked into the issue with the shower and it is now fixed. I hope you can stay with us again in the future. Enjoy your travel! Cheers! Cassandra Moore - Assistant Manager

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Cassandra Moore,

Sat 20 May 2017


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (2 to 3km)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (1 to 2km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (2 to 3km)
  • Theatre (1 to 2km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Car (30 mins): Exit via Airport Trail towards Deerfoot Trail. Calgary Transit (45 mins): Bus #300. Disembark at City Hall. Walk 2 blocks east.
Greyhound/Bus station by Calgary Transit (30 mins): Board an eastbound train at Sunalta station and disembark at City Hall. Walk 2 blocks east.
Approximately $40.00 from the Calgary Airport.
C-Train station half block west from hostel.
Alternate Transport
Near the intersection of 7th Ave and 4th St SE. We are 2 blocks east of City Hall & Olympic Plaza.

Sustainability initiatives


  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning


  • Energy saving lights
  • Insulation and ventilation systems
  • Energy efficiency appliances


  • Educational programs


  • Recycling areas
  • Fairtrade food served
  • Local and seasonal food


  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in taps
  • Water savers in toilet

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