Varscona Hotel On Whyte - Edmonton

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Overview

Varscona Hotel On Whyte is a 3-star venue set 6 km away from Old Strathcona. Renovated in 1997, the traditional hotel has welcomed guests since 1974.

Varscona Hotel On Whyte is also placed within a 20-minute walk of University of Alberta. The property boasts location within 3 km from Edmonton city center.

Guests can visit a theater and a museum as well as restaurants and a stadium close by.

Varscona Hotel On Whyte can be reached in 30 minutes by car from Edmonton International airport.

Rooms

Varscona Hotel On Whyte features 89 rooms across 6 floors. Bathrooms in these classic rooms are fitted with a bathtub, a shower and toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Offering Thai meals, King & I Thai Cuisine lies in a business area, 200 meters from the property.

Services

There are limousine and bicycle rentals available on site.

Relax

The hotel offers fitness classes and a gym for active guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

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

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no cribs provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

8208 106 Street, Edmonton, Canada, T6E 6R9

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City Center
  • Edmonton
    3.0 km
Airports
  • Edmonton International (YEG)
    23.8 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Continental Treat Fine Bistro (cuisine: European)
    80 m
  • Chianti Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Italian)
    200 m
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

Varscona Hotel On Whyte photos Room
King Room
  • Room size:

    42 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Bathrobe
  • Dining:Mini-bar
Room Description:

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.

Double Room Two Double Beds
  • Room size:

    42 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Bathrobe
  • Dining:Mini-bar
Room Description:

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. Please note that the Double Room with Two Double Beds rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests (see Hotel Policies).

Varscona Hotel On Whyte Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Whyte Avenue300 m

Places of interest

  • Northern Alberta Clinical Trials and Research Centre1.1 km
  • University of Alberta Hospital1.3 km
  • Stollery Children's Hospital1.4 km
  • Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium1.7 km
  • Alberta Legislature Building1.7 km

Amusement

  • Brew's and Cue's Billiards Club500 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • The Great Divide Waterfall1.4 km

Stadiums

  • Tipton Arena500 m
  • South Side Sports Arena1.1 km
  • Telus field1.5 km

Museums

  • Edmonton Telephone Historical300 m
  • C and E Railway Museum500 m
  • Alberta Historical Resources1.3 km

Parks

  • Old Strathcona Historic Area700 m

Halls

  • Acacia Masonic Hall300 m
  • Arts Barn400 m
  • Orange Hall South Side400 m
  • Queen Alexandra Community500 m
  • Strathcona Centre Comm League800 m
  • Edmonton Federation of Cmnty1.2 km
  • Fiddler's Roost1.3 km
  • Saint Basil's Cultural Ctr1.3 km
  • Ritchie Community Ctr1.4 km
  • MC Kernan Community League1.5 km
  • Parkallen Community League2.0 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Strathcona Career Training2.1 km

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • Devon Golf & Country Club1.3 km

Public parking

  • University of Alberta1.7 km

College Campuses

  • City University - Edmonton500 m

Local attractions

  • Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site1.5 km
    11153 Saskatchewan Dr NW
  • Alberta Legislature Building1.8 km
    10800 97 Avenue Northwest
  • Northlands ArgiCom2.6 km
  • University of Alberta1.5 km
    116 St. and 85 Ave.
  • Muttart Conservatory 2.6 km
    9626 96a St NW

Near the hotel

  • Whyte Avenue350 m
    82 Avenue NW
  • Old Strathcona Farmers\' Market530 m
    10310 83 Ave NW
  • Varscona Theatre490 m
    10329 83 Avenue, Edmonton
  • High Level Bridge and Streetcar830 m
    109th St & 88th Ave, Edmonton

Restaurants nearby

  • Continental Treat Fine Bistro80 m

    Address: 10560 82 Avenue
    Phone: 7804337432

    70% likes this, based on 146 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: INR 1 426 - INR 2 139

  • King & I Thai Cuisine200 m

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

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

  • Keg Steakhouse & Bar230 m

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

    60% likes this, based on 90 reviews

  • Chianti Cafe & Restaurant200 m

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

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

  • Origin India170 m

    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
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Hotel Address:

8208 106 Street, Edmonton, Canada, T6E 6R9

Get directions
City Center
  • Edmonton
    3.0 km
Airports
  • Edmonton International (YEG)
    23.8 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Continental Treat Fine Bistro (cuisine: European)
    80 m
  • Chianti Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Italian)
    200 m
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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