Varscona Hotel On Whyte - Edmonton

8208 106 St Nw, Edmonton, Ca, Edmonton, Canada, T6E 6R9  show map
 3 stars
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Varscona Hotel On Whyte - Edmonton

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Varscona Hotel On Whyte is a 3-star venue set just 2.9 km from University of Alberta, Shaw Conference Centre and Old Strathcona. The building was renovated in 1997.

Varscona Hotel On Whyte is 30 minutes' walk from the center of Edmonton. The hotel is placed 5 minutes' walk from Whyte Avenue.

This traditional hotel boasts close proximity to a valley and a river.

The venue is notable for the exceptional location within a 25-minute drive to Edmonton International airport.

Rooms

The hotel rooms are air-conditioned, all of them come with a minibar, free Wi-Fi, ironing facilities, a stereo system and a mini-refrigerator. A shower, a bathtub and free toiletries can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Every day a deluxe continental breakfast is served. The hotel has a chic restaurant serving contemporary meals. A variety of tea and coffee is offered in the sports bar.

Services

Guests can use dry cleaning, laundry and 24-hour reception as well as allergy-free rooms, free parking and an elevator.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   89.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Limousine service
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

8208 106 St Nw, Edmonton, Ca, Edmonton, Canada, T6E 6R9

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City Center
  • Edmonton
    1.9 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Continental Treat Fine Bistro (cuisine: European)
    300 ft
  • Chianti Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Italian)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    89

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
Size: 455 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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The room offers a 40" HD LED TV with deluxe channels, a Keurig coffee machine, refrigerator, and free bottle of water. A hair dryer, free toiletries, and bathrobes are provided in the bathroom. An iron and ironing board are included. Free WiFi is available.

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Varscona Hotel On Whyte - Edmonton Edmonton location
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    Hotel Address:

    8208 106 St Nw, Edmonton, Ca, Edmonton, Canada, T6E 6R9

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    City Center
    • Edmonton
      1.9 mi
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • Continental Treat Fine Bistro (cuisine: European)
      300 ft
    • Chianti Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Italian)
      700 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of floors:
      6
    • Number of rooms:
      89

    Hotel Awards

    CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedEdmontonVarscona Hotel On Whyte

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Hotels Recommended by Guests in Canada

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    Varscona Hotel On Whyte Location

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    What's nearby

    Convention centers

    Amusement

    • Brew's and Cue's Billiards Club - 1700 ft

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • The Great Divide Waterfall - 4600 ft

    Stadiums

    • Tipton Arena - 1700 ft
    • South Side Sports Arena - 3700 ft

    Museums

    • Edmonton Telephone Historical - 1000 ft
    • C and E Railway Museum - 1700 ft
    • Alberta Historical Resources - 4300 ft

    Parks

    • Old Strathcona Historic Area - 2300 ft
    • Telus field - 5000 ft

    Halls

    • Acacia Masonic Hall - 1000 ft
    • Arts Barn - 1400 ft
    • Orange Hall South Side - 1400 ft
    • Queen Alexandra Community - 1700 ft
    • Strathcona Centre Comm League - 2700 ft
    • Edmonton Federation of Cmnty - 4000 ft
    • Fiddler's Roost - 4300 ft
    • Saint Basil's Cultural Ctr - 4300 ft
    • Ritchie Community Ctr - 4600 ft
    • MC Kernan Community League - 5000 ft
    • Parkallen Community League - 1.2 mi

    Universities, Institutes

    • Strathcona Career Training - 1.3 mi

    Golf courses and Country clubs

    • Devon Golf & Country Club - 4300 ft

    Public parking

    College Campuses

    Local attractions

    • Alberta Legislature Building - 1.1 mi
      10800 97 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
    • Art Gallery of Alberta - 1.9 mi
      2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
    • Valley Zoo - 2.1 mi
      13315 Buena Vista Road, Edmonton
    • Stanley Milner Library - 1.8 mi
      7 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., Edmonton
    • Edmonton City Hall - 2.0 mi
      1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton

    Near the hotel

    • High Level Bridge and Streetcar - 2800 ft
      109th St & 88th Ave, Edmonton

      Restaurants nearby

      • Continental Treat Fine Bistro - 300 ft

        Address: 10560 82 Avenue
        Phone: 7804337432

        70% likes this, based on 146 reviews
        Cuisine: European
        Price Range: USD 22 - USD 33

      • King & I Thai Cuisine - 700 ft

        Address: 8208 107th St
        Phone: (780) 433-2222

        64% likes this, based on 68 reviews
        Cuisine: Thai

      • Keg Steakhouse & Bar - 800 ft

        Address: 8020 105 St NW
        Phone: (780) 432-7494

        60% likes this, based on 90 reviews

      • Chianti Cafe & Restaurant - 700 ft

        Address: 10501 82 Ave NW
        Phone: (780) 439-9829

        74% likes this, based on 143 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian

      • Origin India - 600 ft

        Address: 10511 - 82nd Ave (Whyte Ave.)
        Phone: 780-436-0558

        74% likes this, based on 23 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        89

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      Varscona Hotel On Whyte Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Varscona Hotel On Whyte

      Average guest rating

      8.2out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 55 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Service
      10.0
      Value
      8.7
      Rooms
      8.0

      Guest reviews

      • Family with children
        10.0

        We were greeted very friendly and they couldn't do enough for you at no extra like free valet parking. Had a bus stop right outside to take you to WEM. My daughter and I really enjoyed our stay and would recommend it highly to anyone else.

        Nothing

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Location and tie to Murietta restuarant

        Bad pillows....room temp was far to warm despite change on controls

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        It is a nicely renovated older building, giving it a heritage feel.

        A single, slow elevator.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        The complimentary service and features were great. Parking, breakfast, arrival drinks!

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Friendly staff and good price. The complimentary breakfasts were great as were the complimentary drinks.

        The only thing I have to complain about is that I believe the toilet tissue is not eco friendly as it left me sore. There are plenty of brands of paper out there that are hypoallergenic.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Love walking Whyte..all the neat shops and restaurants. Good value for your money. Our stay included the continental breakfast and a beverage. Just a nice, leisurely way to spend a weekend.

      • Single
        6.2

        The price was great and the room was quite comfortable.

        Noisy, no soundproofing between rooms. The fire alarm went off wt 5:30am for no rreason and we had to evacuate until the firemen had checked the whole building.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        I stayed five nights. Room #37. It was very comfortable, close to downtown and lots of shops and restaurants on Whyte. University is 5 minutes by bus. The complimentary bar was great for a bite and drink.

        Breakfast

      • Family with children
        9.4

        Excellent friendly staff Cleanliness Location shopping/entertainment

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        Location. The attached restaurant Murietta's is fantastic.

        I have previously stayed at the Vascona and really enjoyed it. This time however, I have to admit it didn't live up to my expectations. My first night there was good. The second night wasn't great by any means. I went to bed about midnight and at three am I was awaken by people coming in from being out at the bars. The slamming of their doors was really loud. I think there should be something installed on the doors to prevent them from slamming shut. It's disturbing as I am a light sleeper. As well, I was in the second last room. The last room on the corner beside me was occupied by a couple. I heard him come back at 3:15 am. They proceeded to fight, as in screaming, swearing and slamming of doors, loudly. This went on until almost five am. Each time I was about to call the front, it would quiet down. However, they would then pick up to where they left off. I mentioned it to the desk and he did apologize, but was a bit unsympathetic. He said he'll make a note on my file if I ever decide to come back. Not overly helpful. I definitely won't be staying there again. I've stayed in a lot of hotels and none have been this loud.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Varscona Hotel was conveniently located to everything, from shops great eating places, buses and nightlife. Saturday market is only a 5 minute walk away. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Staff very good at helping to make your stay comfortable.

        Weekend prices are reasonable but week days very expensive

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        The hotel front and lobby is warm and inviting, unlike the impersonal look of most hotels. The staff were friendly and helpful and the ambience was quaint and friendly. We like the coffe shop on the main floor. The front desk staff readily compensated us for the uncleanliness of the room described below. The hotel is very nicely located and we would stay there again.

        Our room smelled bad, like dirty feet or strong body odor. The coffee machine still had coffee in it, which made us wonder how well they cleaned the room. Outside the window was a big pile of pigeon poop, not very nice! We were offered complimentary breakfasts on the web site, however, we recieved only one voucher for a buffet style breakfast which turned out to be a continental breakfast. We were also offered a free drink in the lounge, unfortunately it was closed when we returned from our concert at 2230hr!!

      • Single
        5.4

        Staff were helpful

        The hotel sits on the corner of Whyte Avenue - a major roadway. This street seems to be used late at night as drag race road. raceway. Souped up motorcycles and cars roar up and down the road. I was woken up every night after midnight by their noise. The hotel has free WIFI, but I could never get a signal in my room. I complained for three days, and finally was told to call the internet provider. I did, and the problem still existed. I had to go to the lobby to use my computer. The hotel should have fixed this problem, not leave it up to me.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Very nice staff, nice rooms, great location on Whyte Ave.

        They should end the association with Murietta's restaurant. Too expensive, terrible service.

      • Single
        9.2

        I like the small scale of the hotel as well as a very good restaurant in the same location.

        Even though the hotel will valet park your car in a gated area they will not assume any liability for any damage or theft. It is not an area that I would recommend non secured parking.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Varscona Hotel On Whyte - Edmonton Edmonton location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      8208 106 St Nw, Edmonton, Ca, Edmonton, Canada, T6E 6R9

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Edmonton
        1.9 mi
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Continental Treat Fine Bistro (cuisine: European)
        300 ft
      • Chianti Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Italian)
        700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        89

      Hotel Awards

      CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedEdmontonVarscona Hotel On Whyte

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in Canada

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