4.4 out of 5

Located in Edmonton (Old Strathcona), Varscona Hotel on Whyte is minutes from Calgary & Edmonton Railway Museum and Varscona Theatre.

This eco-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Magic Lantern Princess Theatre and Strathcona Streetcar Barn and Museum.

Make yourself at home in one of the 89 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LED televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Bathrooms have rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and shopping on site.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Edmonton? This hotel has 3967 square feet (369 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces.

A 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms are available. Event space at this hotel measures 3967 square feet (369 square meters) and includes conference space. A fitness center, multilingual staff, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at the eco-friendly Varscona Hotel on Whyte. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Self parking and valet parking are free.

This 3.5-star Edmonton hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 89 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • 5 conference rooms
  • 3967 sq ft of conference space
  • 369 sq m of conference space
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

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

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.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free hot/cold buffet breakfast.

This hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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 need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • 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:

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. For details, please contact the property in advance.

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: CAD 20 per pet, per night
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 40 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Varscona
  • Varscona
  • Varscona Hotel
  • Varscona Hotel Whyte
  • Varscona Hotel Whyte Edmonton
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  • Varscona Whyte Edmonton
  • Varscona Hotel Edmonton
  • Varscona Hotel On Whyte Edmonton, Alberta

You should know

Children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation. To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

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.