Varscona Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • Complimentary valet parking and Wi-Fi access
  • Located on Whyte Avenue in the heart of Old Strathcona
  • There are two restaurants onsite as well as other dining options and boutiques within walking distance
  • Complimentary executive breakfast buffet is served each morning as well as evening wine tastings

“Old-world country style” -- Frommer's

Map & Directions

Varscona Hotel on Whyte is approximately a 25-minute drive from the Edmonton International Airport in good traffic. Cab fare is approximately $53 one way.

Rooms & Rates

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Varscona Hotel is in the heart of Old Strathcona among the pubs and shops of the historic area. Within a short drive from the hotel, find the University of Alberta, University of Alberta Hospital and the attractions of Edmonton.

Before heading out for the day, take advantage of the complimentary executive breakfast buffet that includes pastries, fresh fruit, yogurt and more. In the evenings the hotel hosts a wine tasting for guests. On-site dining options include Ampersand 27 and O'Byrne's Irish Pub where you'll find one of the city's best patios.

After time spent exploring the town, retire to a guest room where pillow-top mattresses and cozy spa bathrobes await. Check in with friends and colleagues using complimentary Wi-Fi access.

From the press:
  • “Plush Old Strathcona boutique hotel, with every thinkable business amenity and many luxuries” -- Rough Guide



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Pet-friendly


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary valet service
  • Public car park


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children under 12 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Crib are free of charge, based on availability.
Extra person charge is CA$20 (subject to tax), per person, per night.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request (maximum weight 40lbs, maximum of two pets per room) and will be charged CA$30 nonrefundable cleaning fee per pet, per night on checkout.

Fees: A nightly 3% (subject to tax) Tourism Levy will be added to the nightly rate.
A nightly 4% (subject to tax) Destination Marketing Fee will be added to the nightly rate.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer service available Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm GMT + 8.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

It is the responsibility of the hotel chain and/or the individual property to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. Travelzoo is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos.

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