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Get an overview of this hotelEdmonton hotel on Whyte Avenue in hip, historical Old Strathcona district.
Popular property highlights
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.
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
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. The building also houses an Irish pub, a bar and grill, and a coffee shop - all independently owned and operated.
- Express check-in
- Fitness facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Conference space
- Free breakfast
- Express check-out
- Meeting rooms 5
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Free wired Internet
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Smoke-free property
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 369
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 3967
- Shopping on site
- Total number of rooms - 89
- Number of floors - 6
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Multilingual staff
- Fireplace in lobby
- Free newspapers in lobby
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Free Wi-Fi
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
- Premium TV channels
- Coffee/tea maker
- Premium bedding
- Hair dryer
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free local calls
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Rainfall showerhead
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- Free WiFi
- Free wired Internet
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Room service (limited hours)
- Pillowtop mattress
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- 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
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
Check-in time ends at 5 AM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- 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.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
- 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
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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. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. 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).