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Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton

3.5-star3.5 stars
8208 106 St NwEdmontonABT6E6R9Canada

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, near University of Alberta
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Great location
Delicious food
Tasty breakfast
Great room
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Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton

from $96
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds (Linden)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Linden)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed

What’s around Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton


  • In Whyte ave
  • University of Alberta - 25 min walk
  • Stollery Children's Hospital - 18 min walk
  • University of Alberta Hospital - 18 min walk
  • Magic Lantern Princess Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Varscona Theatre - 7 min walk
  • Strathcona Streetcar Barn and Museum - 9 min walk
  • Kinsmen Sports Centre - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Edmonton, AB (YEG-Edmonton Intl.) - 26 min drive
  • Edmonton Station - 19 min drive
  • University Station - 22 min walk
  • Health Sciences-Jubilee Station - 22 min walk
  • McKernan-Belgravia Station - 25 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton

This Edmonton hotel is in the hip Old Strathcona district, steps from dozens of shops, cafés, restaurants, theaters, and clubs. The University of Alberta is 0.9 miles (1.5 kilometers) from the hotel. The Art Gallery of Alberta and Muttart Conservatory are both about 1.6 miles (2.6 kilometers) away.

Hotel Features.
Recently renovated in January 2016, Varscona Hotel On Whyte serves a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning. Monday through Saturday evenings, the hotel hosts complimentary wine tastings. A business center and fitness facility are open 24 hours a day. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout this Edmonton hotel and 5 meeting rooms can be found on site. An independently operated coffee shop faces lively Whyte Avenue. An Irish pub and a bar/grill are also on site. Self parking and Valet parking are available for a fee.

This boutique hotel has 89 guestrooms, decorated in a warm, traditional style with cherry-wood furniture. Rooms feature pillowtop mattresses, 40-inch TVs with cable channels, and complimentary WiFi. Keurig® coffee/tea makers and compact refrigerators are also included. Bathrooms come with spa-style robes, hair dryers, and Aveda® and Green Tea Spa® products. The hotel is entirely non-smoking.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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


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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room (up to 40 lb)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3967
  • Conference space size (meters) - 369
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton’s small print

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


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.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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

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

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.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 508 reviews

Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton
Very Good8.0
Great location and restaurant ( & 27 ) is incredible .... so is their free wine and cheese tasting ...
Stanley, us3 night trip
Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton
Clean and good quality
Dominique, us2 night trip
Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton
Lovely hotel in great area
Beautiful hotel on Whyte Street, at a good price, near lots of restaurants and shops. Free park. Highly recommend!
Elizabeth V., us1 night trip
Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton
Ideal lodging for south Edmonton
Restaurants, shop, and parks are within easy walking distance. The Second Cup coffee shop is accessible from the lobby and has extensive hours. The high-quality breakfast starts early and offers fresh fruit, cereal, and at least two hot dishes.
Curtis, us3 night trip
Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton
Very Good8.0
The stay was great -great location. Wine and appetizers were great as well as breakfast.
Sharon, us1 night trip

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Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton

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