Location. This Edmonton hotel is in the hip Old Strathcona district, steps from dozens of shops, cafés, restaurants, theaters, and clubs. The University of Alberta is 0.9 miles (1.5 kilometers) from the hotel. The Art Gallery of Alberta and Muttart Conservatory are both about 1.6 miles (2.6 kilometers) away.
Hotel Features. Recently renovated in January 2016, Varscona Hotel On Whyte serves a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning. Monday through Saturday evenings, the hotel hosts complimentary wine tastings. A business center and fitness facility are open 24 hours a day. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout this Edmonton hotel and 5 meeting rooms can be found on site. An independently operated coffee shop faces lively Whyte Avenue. An Irish pub and a bar/grill are also on site. Complimentary valet parking is available.
Guestrooms. This boutique hotel has 89 guestrooms, decorated in a warm, traditional style with cherry-wood furniture. Rooms feature pillowtop mattresses, 40-inch TVs with cable channels, and complimentary WiFi. Keurig® coffee/tea makers and compact refrigerators are also included. Bathrooms come with spa-style robes, hair dryers, and Aveda® and Green Tea Spa® products. The hotel is entirely non-smoking.