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Varscona Hotel on Whyte

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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“second cup”(84 reviews)
“whyte avenue”(139 reviews)
“great location”(212 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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3.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewssecond cupwhyte avenuegreat locationwine tastingvalet parkingold strathconairish pubfringe festivalnight lifegreat stayvalet servicecomplimentary breakfastwithin walking distanceexcellent hotelwould stay againlove this hotelrooms are clean
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great stay, starting with being able to have an early check-in at no cost, friendly service, and great breakfast, room service, and dining at Ampersand 27. They don’t have a pool, but that was the only potential downside. Great location!More

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Response from Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on WhyteResponded 2 days ago

We are so happy that you had a wonderful stay with us. Thank you so much for your feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed the breakfast and room service and we hope you will stay again soon. Sincerely, Dawn Li General Manager Varscona...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The Varscona is located on Whyte Ave, on the south side of Edmonton. There are great restaurants and shops within walk distance. the University of Alberta is nearby. The hotel is about 10 minutes from downtown. Downtown is quiet on the weekends ... almost lonely....More

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Response from Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on WhyteResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you will stay again very soon. Sincerely, Dawn Li General Manager Varscona Hotel on Whyte

Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice establishment with a good choice of nearby restaurants and amenities. The food was excellent and especially liked the waiter we had at the restaurant, he was very friendly and helpful. I was a little disappointed with the conference room as it was quite...More

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Response from Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on WhyteResponded 2 days ago

We are so happy you enjoyed your experience with us and appreciated the nightlife and culinary options nearby. Thank you for your review. We apologize that the room was not what you expected and we are glad that we were able to make it work...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Varscona is located on a trendy street on the south side of the river near the University of Alberta. Not downtown so be aware of this. Close to restaurants and interesting shops. Business friendly

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Response from Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on WhyteResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased you had a pleasant stay with us and we hope you will join us again very soon! Sincerely, Dawn Li General Manager Varscona Hotel on Whyte

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice touch. Nice selection of cheese and crackers and fruit. The hotel is in a very convenient location. Watching whyte Ave is a must especially in the summer months. Beautiful and entertaining..

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Response from Dawn L, General Manager at Varscona Hotel on WhyteResponded 6 days ago

We are so happy that you had a wonderful stay with us and appreciated the convenient location and people watching. We hope you will stay again very soon! Sincerely, Dawn Li General Manager Varscona Hotel on Whyte

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Business Center with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Details
Price range
$130 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Edmonton
#7 Green Hotel in Edmonton
#9 Romantic Hotel in Edmonton
#15 Business Hotel in Edmonton
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$130 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Edmonton
#7 Green Hotel in Edmonton
#9 Romantic Hotel in Edmonton
#15 Business Hotel in Edmonton
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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eastern700
December 30, 2016|
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Response from Dunbarb | Reviewed this property |
College plaza is at the end of Whyte Ave where the Varscona is located. According to Google maps, it would take 14 minutes to walk or 3 minutes by car.
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travellinjenna
September 1, 2016|
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Response from Cassandra V | Property representative |
The hotel has one designated pet floor. The rest of the hotel is pet-free.
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Susan B
August 10, 2016|
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Response from Susan7 | Reviewed this property |
Although I did not use it, I understand that there is a shuttle which picks up at the hotel. I would suggest emailing the hotel to ask for details.
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"If you want a bathtub, ask for a room on the 6th floor"
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"from experience ask to be away from the irish pub ;^)"
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"Each floor has a one bedroom suite that is very good value"
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"I would think all rooms would be great."
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