Get an overview of this hotelEdmonton hotel on Whyte Avenue in hip, historical Old Strathcona district.

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Central Location

This lifestyle focused hotel is in Edmonton's popular Old Strathcona district, a hub for shopping, dining, theatre, and nightlife. The University of Alberta is 1.5 km (0.9 mi) away.

Breakfast, wine tasting

This smoke-free hotel serves a complimentary buffet breakfast daily. Wine tasting is now seven days a week. A coffee shop, lounge/restaurant, and Irish pub share the same building.

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Guestrooms at Varscona Hotel on Whyte include complimentary wireless Internet access, Keurig® coffee/tea makers, and compact refrigerators. Bathrooms include Molton Brown® amenities and bathrobes in all rooms.

Varscona Hotel on Whyte

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 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

Room Amenities

  • 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 

Where to Eat

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

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 

Hotel Policies

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

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)!

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

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

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.

Hotel Name

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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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