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Located in Old Strathcona, Varscona Hotel on Whyte is within a 10-minute stroll of sights such as Magic Lantern Princess Theatre and Varscona Theatre. This 3.5-star hotel has 89 guestrooms and offers conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free valet parking. In the historical district, it's also near University of Alberta and Commonwealth Stadium.


Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast. Enjoy a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or have a drink at the bar/lounge.


All 89 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. 40-inch flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds sport premium bedding. 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 4 meeting rooms. Free valet and self parking are available, and there's also limo/town car service. 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.


  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining

Varscona Hotel on Whyte

8208 106 St Nw Edmonton AB T6E6R9

Hotel Amenities

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 continental breakfast. The hotel also hosts complimentary wine tastings Monday through Saturday evenings. 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 
  • Conference space 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • 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 4 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4036 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 375 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • 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)  


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

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


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Varscona Hotel on Whyte offers 89 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary 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 offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

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

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 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 5 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • 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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Debit cards not accepted

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: CAD 20 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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).

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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