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Located in Old Strathcona within a mile (2 km) of West Edmonton Mall, Varscona Hotel on Whyte is within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular sights such as University of Alberta. This 3.5-star hotel has 89 guestrooms and offers conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free valet parking. It's in the historical district and also a short walk from Magic Lantern Princess Theatre and Varscona Theatre.

Dining

Start your day off right with a free hot/cold buffet breakfast. Enjoy a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or have a drink at the bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service.

Rooms

All 89 recently renovated rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. 40-inch LED TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Free bottled water, ironing boards, and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

Renovated in 2016, Varscona Hotel on Whyte offers a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 5 meeting rooms. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for CAD 18.00 per person one-way. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and securing valuables. Additional amenities include conference space, a 24-hour business center, and express check-in.

Highlights

  • Close to West Edmonton Mall
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking

Varscona Hotel on Whyte

Hotel Amenities

Room Amenities

Varscona Hotel on Whyte offers 89 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Edmonton hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in January 2016.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 

Hotel Amenities

Recently renovated in January 2016, Varscona Hotel on Whyte is in Old Strathcona, site of the annual Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival. Dozens of shops, cafes, restaurants, and nightclubs are within a short walk.

Guests can start the day with a complimentary buffet breakfast. The hotel also hosts free wine tastings seven days a week. Business amenities include 5 meeting rooms and complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout this Edmonton hotel, which is also smoke-free and eco-friendly.

The business and fitness centers are open 24 hours a day. Valet parking is complimentary. The building also houses an Irish pub, a bar and grill, and a coffee shop - all independently owned and operated.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Total number of rooms - 89 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 369 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3967 
  • Free self parking 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Where to Eat

Varscona Hotel on Whyte has a restaurant on site. Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Hotel Policies

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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

No rollaway/extra beds available

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 5 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: CAD 18.00 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: CAD 10.00 (one-way), (from 4 to 12 years old)
  • Pet fee: CAD 20 per pet, per night
  • Early check-in fee: CAD 30.00
  • Late check-out fee: CAD 70.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Hotel Name

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  • Varscona Hotel Whyte
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Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 20 per pet, per night
  • 2 per room (up to 40 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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