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Overview of Varscona Hotel on Whyte

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Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
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Varscona Hotel on Whyte

4 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationVarscona Theatre6 min walk
    Popular LocationMagic Lantern Princess Theatre7 min walk
    Popular LocationStrathcona Streetcar Barn and Museum9 min walk
    AirportEdmonton, AB (YEG-Edmonton Intl.)26 min drive

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Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 300 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

5/5 guest room rating
  • 300 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Suite, 1 King Bed

5/5 guest room rating
  • 630 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • 300 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

About this area

Edmonton

In the business district, Varscona Hotel on Whyte is in an area with good shopping. Edmonton City Centre and Kingsway Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit TELUS World of Science-Edmonton and World Waterpark. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Rogers Place or Commonwealth Stadium. Practice your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as hiking/biking trails in the area.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Varscona Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Magic Lantern Princess Theatre - 7 min walk
  • Strathcona Streetcar Barn and Museum - 9 min walk
  • Stollery Children's Hospital - 17 min walk
  • University of Alberta Hospital - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • McKernan-Belgravia Station - 2 min drive
  • Edmonton Station - 19 min drive
  • Edmonton Intl. Airport (YEG) - 25 min drive

Restaurants

  • Tokyo Noodle Shop — 4 min walk
  • Julio's Barrio — 4 min walk
  • Yiannis Taverna — 4 min walk
  • Meat — 5 min walk
  • Accent European Lounge — 5 min walk

About this property

Varscona Hotel on Whyte

4-star Edmonton hotel in Whyte ave, near University of Alberta
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a 24-hour business center, self parking, and conference space are onsite. All 89 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, LED TVs with cable channels, and comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding. Refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.
Varscona Hotel on Whyte offers 89 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 showers, bathrobes, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in January 2016.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Covered self parking on site (CAD 15.00 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space (3967 square feet)

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Renovated guestrooms - January 2016
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Recycling

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 5 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: CAD 30.00
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: CAD 30.00
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from December 1 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Shuttle services

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 20 per pet, per night
2 per room (up to 40 lbs)
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Covered self parking fee: CAD 15.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CAD 20 per pet, per night
  • Early check-in fee: CAD 30.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: CAD 30.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards

We should mention

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)

Property is also known as

Hotel Varscona
Varscona
Varscona Hotel
Varscona Hotel Whyte
Varscona Hotel Whyte Edmonton
Varscona Whyte
Varscona Whyte Edmonton
Varscona Hotel Edmonton
Varscona Hotel On Whyte Edmonton, Alberta
Varscona Hotel on Whyte Hotel
Varscona Hotel on Whyte Edmonton
Varscona Hotel on Whyte Hotel Edmonton

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Varscona Hotel on Whyte and receive a full refund?
Yes, Varscona Hotel on Whyte offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Varscona Hotel on Whyte cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Varscona Hotel on Whyte?
As of Apr 17, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Varscona Hotel on Whyte on Apr 26, 2021 start from CA $96, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Varscona Hotel on Whyte pet-friendly?
Yes, this hotel allows pets (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 40 lbs per pet. There's a fee of CAD 20 per pet, per night.
How much is parking at Varscona Hotel on Whyte?
Self parking is available for CAD 15.00 per day.
What time is check-in at Varscona Hotel on Whyte?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 5 AM. Early check-in is available for a fee of CAD 30.00 (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Varscona Hotel on Whyte?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for CAD 30.00 (subject to availability).
Where is Varscona Hotel on Whyte located?
Located in Whyte ave, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Varscona Theatre, University of Alberta, and Stollery Children's Hospital. Edmonton City Centre and Rogers Place are also within 3 mi (5 km). University Station is 21 minutes by foot and Health Sciences-Jubilee Station is 21 minutes.

Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 600 out of 981 reviews
5 - Excellent 61%
Rating 4 - Good. 302 out of 981 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 54 out of 981 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 17 out of 981 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 8 out of 981 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property was clean and well renovated. Parking was quite inconvenient and the water pressure in the shower was inadequate.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very to close to all businesses I needed to go to. Great location close to the river valley.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Good shower and pretty decent breakfast considering all Covid rules.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The service was great and the location is excellent for walking to restaurants and local entertainment. The only downside we had is that we could very easily hear the occupants in the next room through the adjoining door.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

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