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Hotel Selkirk

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1920 St, Fort Edmonton Park, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7, Canada
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Ranked #38 of 90 hotels in Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wanted to see a show at the capital theatre and took advantage of the opportunity to stay overnight at the hotel. It was a wonderful stay in a cool historic building with old fashioneds in the Mahogany bar and eggs benedict and pork hash for breakfast not to be missed. Being situated within Fort Edmonton Park gives an interesting... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great stay at Hotel Selkirk. Check-in was smooth, even got the room early (much appreciated, thank you!), friendly staff in the restaurant and great food. There was fruit-flavoured water in the lobby for guests, nice touch on a hot day. There was an elevator in the hotel, but we preferred using the nice staircase to get up to our floor.... More

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Fort St. John, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights, starting on July 29th, the stay was enjoyable, the park was great, I have already shared all of our positive experiences with friends, the only down side was the air conditioner had quit working the second night so on our way out for the day we informed the desk of this, we returned around 10 pm... More

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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sheets in the hotel were horrible. They were scratchy and stiff and bothered my husband and mines skin. You can tell they were cheap. It was also very loud during the night and we were awake for hours. It was a horrible stay and I'd never stay there again. Between the awful bed sheets and the noise it was... More

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Suzzette M, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selkirk, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to tell us your experience. We are sorry to hear that your time at the Hotel Selkirk was anything less than perfect. Please know your comment has been forwarded to the relevant department heads in our hotel and the Park. Regards, Fort Edmonton Park More

Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

the hotel itself is about what one may expect - very low on amenities as it is a period hotel, which was just fine. It was a real treat to be at the park after hours to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. The staff of both the hotel and restaurant desperately need hospitality training - they treat you as though you... More

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Suzzette M, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selkirk, responded to this review

Good morning, We strive to create the best possible experience for our guests and are saddened to hear that was not that case. We are currently improving hospitality training for staff to provide exemplary customer service. Every Sunday, we offer Sunday Brunch. Hotel guests who are looking for a hot breakfast are welcome in our Mahogany Room, where we exclusively... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This hotel was amazing to see. It was a very pretty hotel with a lot of character. There was lots of old charm, with the brick siding, hardwood floors and various other old time furniture. It was fun to tour the old town. With the carnival horses, the old buildings, and many other interesting old time stuff. The room it... More

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Suzzette M, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selkirk, responded to this review

Good morning, We appreciate the feedback you have shared with us. We strive for exceptional and seamless service and we recognize there is of room for improvement from our end. The Food and Beverage team haven taken your feedback very seriously and are making the necessary adjustments to ensure this does not happen again. Please contact us if you would... More

Wyoming, Michigan, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

If staying at the Hotel Selkirk is part of your experiencing Fort Edmonton, there is no better way to do it. If you're just looking for a place to stay, you'll want a different hotel. For us, it was almost perfect. We had a suite just above the hotel doors, therefore a fantastic view of 1905 Street and part of... More

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My husband and I just spent a night at Hotel Selkirk down at Fort Edmonton Park. What a beautiful setting for a hotel-surrounded by authentic original and replicated historic buildings. You feel like you're staying in a beautiful pioneer Alberta town with the Saskatchewan river running through. The hotel itself is basic-rooms are more retro rather than original turn of... More

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Grande Prairie, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

bed was saggy in middle, shower didn't work in the suite,toilet paper cheapest ever used, no shampoo and conditioner in room,toilet flooded and no tv! I just felt the room was put together cheap and it was no way in any way old fashioned to show the times.

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Suzzette M, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selkirk, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you so much for the feedback. We really appreciate it. We are very sorry to hear about your experience and will look for ways to improve quality and service. Have a great day, Fort Edmonton Park More

Calgary, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We were booked here for one night during our short roadtrip to Edmonton from Calgary. I had booked this hotel because it seemed like an interesting concept, and we had wanted to visit the park anyways so the fact that the park admission was included was a nice bonus. I booked the hotel over two weeks in advance of our... More

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Suzzette M, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selkirk, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for the feedback. We are very sorry to hear about your experience. Our Guest Services staff should have informed you about the event at the time of booking. We are speaking with all departments involved to make sure this does not happen again. We will also look into improving sheet quality in the Hotel Selkirk guest... More

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Address: 1920 St, Fort Edmonton Park, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Edmonton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Selkirk 3.5*
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Hotel Selkirk is located in Fort Edmonton Park and is a reconstruction of an 1920's hotel that was originally located on Jasper Avenue. Hotel Selkirk plays a vital part of the Park and is a fully functioning modern hotel with guest rooms available from May 20th - September 2012. All guest rooms have WiFi, En-Suite, desk, coffee machine and some rooms overlooking the 1920's streets.A complimentary admission to Fort Edmonton Park is included with your night's accommodation. You can go back in time and ride the stream train, walk amongst the local villagers making bannock, sample fresh baked goods and fudge at the Jasper House Bakery, from only a few steps from your hotel room. ... more   less 
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