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Varscona Hotel on Whyte

#15 of 89 Hotels in Edmonton
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8208 106th St, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 6R9, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

My 13 day stay at the Varscona was superb. Very helpful and attentive staff, spotlessly clean, comfortable and extremely convenient. Nice breakfasts, newspapers and complimentary wine & cheese evenings for guests. Located in Old Strathcona which is a great area to stay in

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calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Have been staying there for several years-----my home in edmonton. Old building, well taken care of, great staff, 2nd cup coffee shop as well as a Pub and an Italian restaurant off the lobby. Nice area for walking around , lots of shops,and many places to eat.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This hotel is situated in a great part of Old Strathcona. It's within walking distance of the University and close to some good restaurants. The service is consistently good. The hotel is starting to show signs that another renovation is probably due, but it is still quite acceptable at the moment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

This is one of my favourite places to stay in Edmonton in my favourite area, Whyte Ave. I've stayed here many times with only one slip up of overbooking. The early evening wine is very nice, even though I am usually unable to catch it more than once on my business trip. It would be nice if they extended the... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We were on a 3 day business trip to Edmonton and this hotel was a convenient location for us. This is not a 5 star hotel but the price is very reasonable for a downtown hotel and the facilities are quite adequate. Excellent for a short stay especially if you re paying out of your own pocket. There are lots... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

We stay here occasionally and this last time they had move the "wine and cheese tasting" and the "breakfast" back into the hotel! Ya! They have listened as the past year the restaurant next door was looking after this but was not doing a good job of it.

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I stayed at the Varscona for a one night stay...overall the beds were really comfortable, the staff was very friendly and helpful and the rooms were clean. The location is in the middle of numerous restaurants and easy access to other spots in Edmonton. I'd certainly stay again or at their sister hotel the Materra.

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Zeeland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

The Varscona was perfect for a business stay. The rooms were comfortable and quiet. There was plenty to do in the evenings near by. The breakfast was great and the internet in my rooms was fast. The valet parking was also quick to bring your car around and I never had to wait if I called down ahead.

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Banff, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This hotel is just around the corner from the most popular part of Whyte Avenue. The hotel is clean and well appointed and the location is great because the late night noise isn't disturbing at all. The staff are personable, professional and very helpful. The free valet service was very convienient and useful. I also especially liked how there was... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Went here several years ago to the Fringe Festival, and it was the preferred location for the actors...a happening kind of place, right in the middle of things, as folks say. And returned for a conference this past week. The conference was at the university, which is a reasonable walking distance (2k) from the hotel. Lots of great extras here--the... More 

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