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Central for shopping

This European-style boutique 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 Continental breakfast daily and hosts complimentary wine tastings Monday - Saturday. A coffee shop, bar/grill, 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 come with bathrobes and Aveda® and Green Tea Spa® amenities.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 - Saturday evenings. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout this Edmonton hotel, which is also smoke-free and eco-friendly.

The business and fitness centres 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 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 375 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Free self parking 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4036 
  • 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

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • 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 requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 40

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 night
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).

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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