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Varscona Hotel on Whyte

4-star hotel with restaurant, near University of Alberta

  • Free WiFi
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A$115

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9.0.Superb.
  • hotel is in a convenient location close to transport and lots of eateries, large…

    Jun. 12, 2018

  • We’ve stayed here a few times b4 but it’s been at least 5 years. Still the same except…

    Mar. 28, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 24 hours gap period enforced between guest stays
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Guests rated location

Walkable
Dining options
Convenient
Shopping
Safe
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Non-smoking
  • Gym
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 89 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Fitness center
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour business center

For families

  • Fridge
  • Premium TV channels
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • In Whyte ave
  • University of Alberta - 24 min walk
  • Edmonton City Centre - 42 min walk
  • Rogers Place - 44 min walk
  • Stollery Children's Hospital - 17 min walk
  • University of Alberta Hospital - 17 min walk
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from December 1 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Shuttle services

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Location

  • In Whyte ave
  • University of Alberta - 24 min walk
  • Edmonton City Centre - 42 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Whyte ave
  • University of Alberta - 24 min walk
  • Edmonton City Centre - 42 min walk
  • Rogers Place - 44 min walk
  • Stollery Children's Hospital - 17 min walk
  • University of Alberta Hospital - 17 min walk
  • Edmonton Convention Centre - 41 min walk
  • Varscona Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Magic Lantern Princess Theatre - 7 min walk
  • Kinsmen Sports Centre - 13 min walk
  • High Level Bridge - 22 min walk

Getting around

  • Edmonton Intl. Airport (YEG) - 26 min drive
  • Edmonton Station - 19 min drive
  • University Station - 21 min walk
  • Health Sciences-Jubilee Station - 21 min walk
  • McKernan-Belgravia Station - 25 min walk

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 89 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-5 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed*
  • Restrictions apply*
  • 2 per room (up to 40 lbs)

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (CAD 15.00 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Onsite valet parking (CAD 15.00 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3967
  • Conference space size (meters) - 369

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Premium TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Small print

Also known as

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Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of CAD 30.00 (subject to availability)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of CAD 70.00 (subject to availability)

Self parking costs CAD 15.00 per day with in/out privileges

Valet parking costs CAD 15.00 per day with in/out privileges

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 20 per pet, per night

Policies

For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

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.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Varscona Hotel on Whyte does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs CAD 15.00 per day. Valet parking costs CAD 15.00 per day.
  • Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 40 lbs per pet. There's a charge of CAD 20 per pet, per night.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - 5 AM. There's a charge of CAD 30.00 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of CAD 70.00 (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-out are available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Tokyo Noodle Shop (4-min walk), Julio's Barrio (4-min walk), and Yiannis Taverna (4-min walk).
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Palace Casino (11-min drive) and Century Casino (14-min drive) are both nearby.
  • Have fun with nearby winter activities like skiing, and in warmer months enjoy a round of golf at the nearby golf course. Varscona Hotel on Whyte also has a fitness center.
9.0.Superb.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent high end hotel for very reasonable pdice. They go over the top to ensure guest happiness

    Charles, 1 night business trip, Feb. 18, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    My stay was refreshing. The rooms where big and spacious. No in room fridge unfortunately. Staff where helpful.

    Bill, 2 night trip, Feb. 16, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    The room was nice king size bed and clean they had valet parking but not during Covid but parking was next door so not a problem I would have liked a plug in because it was extremely cold the restaurant was open Thursday Friday Saturday and Sunday we we there on Monday but we given breakfast box which was surprisingly good

    Howard, 1 night trip, Feb. 8, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Love this place

    The suite is amazing. Lots of space and comfortable. Quiet and feels like home. Staff are friendly and accommodating. Would stay again. Great rates!!

    Anne, 1 night trip, Feb. 3, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Decent.

    It was decent. Customer service was excellent rooms were nice. Bathroom is updated but otherwise seems a little outdated.

    Heather, 2 night trip, Jan. 22, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Could not be better.

    Very good enjoyed our stay.

    John D, 1 night trip, Jan. 21, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Area is excellent have a great stay always and everyone is polite and helpful

    1 night trip, Jan. 9, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Love the location - near walkable restaurants and shops but still a quiet area. Staff always pleasant and make an effort to be accommodating. Plenty of hand sanitizer available. Hot boxed breakfasts.

    1 night trip, Dec. 20, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Fabulous hotel right in the action

    Lynne, 2 night trip, Dec. 12, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great value

    Barry, 1 night business trip, Dec. 10, 2020

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