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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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Ranked #17 of 90 Hotels in Edmonton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver BC
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95 reviews 95 reviews
68 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was appalled at the condition of both the hotel and my room, particularly for the high price charged. The staff was welcoming and excellent - the one positive aspect of my stay. However, at $210 plus tax for the stay, having good staff is simply insufficient for the poor quality of the stay and condition of the hotel. The... More

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

Dear rl_vancity, Thank you for your review. We apologize that you did not find your stay enjoyable. We have now started refreshing our rooms and are confident that our update will bring our property up to a higher standard. We hope that you are able to return to enjoy its new atmosphere but are disappointed that you still experienced a... More

Invermere, BC
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Varscona is a nicely renovated small hotel in the heart of the Old Strathcona district of Edmonton. Our room was nicely appointed, not large but very comfortable. Although the hotel is on a busy street with lots of restaurants and night life, it wasn't noisy with the windows closed and AC turned on. Wine and cheese in the late... More

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

Thank you for the great review LandL60! We are so pleased to have you at the Varscona Hotel on Whyte for your stay! Our staff are some of the best in the industry and we are thrilled that your stay reflected that. We hope that we see you again on your next visit to Edmonton! Sincerely, Dawn Li General Manager... More

Comox, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Dear juanita499153, Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our rooms and loved the coffee maker! We think it's a wonderful treat for our guests! We are sorry that you were disappointed in our wine and cheese hour. We will pass along your comments and... More

Fort McMurray, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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 5 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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Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on Whyte, responded to this review

Dear danieldoyle, We are so pleased that Varscona Hotel on Whyte is your choice of hotel when you come into town! We are lucky enough to have some of the best staff in the industry and are so glad that you experienced first class service. We had a very busy month so we are glad that the crowds did not... More

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
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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82 reviews 82 reviews
16 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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

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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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