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Varscona Hotel on Whyte

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   8208 106th St, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 6R9, Canada
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Comox, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

hubby and i spent four nights at this hotel. its centrally located, the room was spacious and clean...the bed was too hard for us though (personal preference) the Breakfast was fine..the usual offerings....loved the coffee maker in the room...tasty coffee...the pub is accessible from the hotel great pub!!! the only disappointment was Happy Hour...we were looking forward to that, we... More

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an awesome stay here and was going to recommended it to everyone but when I went to my vehicle that afternoon after checking out and doing some shopping there was a ticket on my truck which had me confused because my vehicle had been valet parked. I talked with the front desk and they were going to cancel the... More

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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I go into Edmonton once or twice a year usually to celebrate our anniversary or to see a particular Blues performer on Whyte Ave. This year it was to see an artist. We have stayed at the Metterra and the Varscona both are nice but the staff of the Varscona make it our choice every time. In... More

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Ontario, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Stayed at Varscona in Edmonton July 13 & 14. Excellent location, and hotel staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms clean and very nice. Not too far from the Edmonton Mall. Would definitely stay here our my next visit to Edmonton.

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Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on Whyte, responded to this review

Dear Lori_D_11, Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you found your stay enjoyable and friendly! We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Dawn Li General Manager More

Cleveland, England
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed at the Varscona for three nights, took a week in the sticks then returned to the Varscona again at the end of the trip before flying back to the UK. Air Canada lost our luggage for five days, so when we arrived at the hotel, we just had a small bag and nothing else. The Reception staff gave... More

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Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on Whyte, responded to this review

Dear Springlite, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! After an ordeal with the airline losing your luggage, it's wonderful that you felt so welcomed and comfortable in our hotel! We know how stressful those situations can be! It's wonderful that you were able to explore the vibrant neighbourhood and experience the incredibly fun O'Byrnes! We... More

BC, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Years ago I lived in Edmonton and this was the 'Inn on Whyte' and/or the Renfrew Inn. It always looked a bit dumpy back then, but that has all changed now! This hotel is completely and tastefully renovated and redecorated. Free parking and good Wifi. The room was comfortable and quiet. Breakfast was really good, plenty of selection, and healthy... More

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Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on Whyte, responded to this review

Dear Richard M, Thank you for your kind review! We are glad that you enjoyed the change from the previous hotel! We certainly like to think we have made some improvements since then! It's wonderful that you were able to experience some of our amenities and extras and that you found our property to be comfortable for your stay! We... More

Cold Lake, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Booked in here short notice because its location is close to the Jubilee Auditorium where we were going to see the musical Wicked. I'm very glad I tried this hotel even though I didn't have time to read up on it before booking. I reserved and paid through Expedia and when I arrived I was pleasantly surprised when I went... More

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Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on Whyte, responded to this review

Dear Warren W, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to experience our many great amenities! We will definitely take note of your breakfast recommendations for future improvements. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Dawn Li General Manager More

Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A well-located small boutique hotel with a warm and welcoming ambience, friendly staff and immaculate rooms. The breakfast (included in the price) is delicious with an array of choices and the "Happy Hour" provides guests with a lovely complimentary wine and cheese. The valet service (also free) is invaluable! And I would like to emphasize that the Housekeeping staff was... More

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Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on Whyte, responded to this review

Dear Jane N, Thank you for your great review! We really appreciate that you had a wonderful time and found our site to be comfortable and in keeping with our high standards. We are very proud of our many amenities and services and are so thrilled that you found them to be as wonderful as we think they are. Thank... More

red deer
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We recently stayed at this hotel midweek and found the rooms very comfortable, the breakfast was excellent with fresh baked goods and the wine and cheese was nice. The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful and the valet parking was always quick.(even on short notice). It's in a great location on whyte and is good value for the... More

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Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on Whyte, responded to this review

Dear westcoastkayaker, Thank you for your great review! It's wonderful that you found your experience to be pleasant and our amenities to add value to your stay! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Dawn Li General Manager More

Fredericton, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We recently spent 2 nights at the Varscona Hotel while visiting family in Edmonton. It was ideally located only a few blocks from our family and in a neighborhood full of restaurants and boutique stores. We really appreciated the free parking and internet! The room was quiet, clean and comfortable. The ventilation system was one of the quietest that we... More

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Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on Whyte, responded to this review

Dear B0bNM, Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you found your stay to be comfortable and made use of some of our many amenities! Thank you for your notes on our breakfast room and the Keurig. We will take them into consideration as we look to making improvements in the future. Thank you for staying with... More

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Address: 8208 106th St, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 6R9, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Edmonton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Varscona Hotel on Whyte 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#10 Romantic Hotel in Edmonton
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Varscona Hotel is an elegant, old world boutique hotel providing guests with comfort in contemporary European-style surroundings. Casual sophistication and warm hospitality make Varscona one of Edmonton's top hotel destinations for discerning leisure and business travelers alike.Welcome to Varscona Hotel located in South Edmonton on trendy Whyte Avenue. ... more   less 
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