Welcome to Varscona Hotel on Whyte

An Exceptional Hotel in Edmonton

Varscona is a charming lifestyle hotel providing a warm and comfortable hospitality experience to those looking for a home away from home when they travel. Situated in the heart of historic Old Strathcona, and nestled amongst numerous restaurants, boutiques and theatres blending bohemian panache with contemporary chic. This central location provides easy access to the University of Alberta, downtown and south Edmonton business and government districts. The Edmonton river valley is a few blocks away and offers miles of cycling and walking paths, parks and off leash areas.

Varscona combines old-world comfort with modern amenities. Timeless furnishings featuring luxurious textiles in rich hues of green and earthy brown enhance the public spaces and guest rooms. Casual sophistication and warm hospitality provide guests a welcoming haven.

The Varscona team is empowered to do what it takes to ensure every guest’s experience is exceptional. Sincere, unscripted and genuine service is our trademark.

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Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market

Distance: 0.6 KM from hotel
Old Strathcona Farmer's Market

Edmonton's biggest indoor year round farmers' market. Fresh from the farm to your family! Open every Saturday with over 130 vendors selling only the freshest local food and handmade arts and crafts.

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River Valley

Distance: 0.8 KM from hotel
River Valley | Edmonton, AB

As the largest urban park in Canada, with more than 160 kilometres of maintained pathways and 20 major parks, the River Valley is a natural wonder for all Edmontonians to be proud of.

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William Hawrelak Park

Distance: 4.3 KM from hotel
Hawrelak Park in Edmonton, AB

William Hawrelak Park is a 68 hectare park in the river valley featuring a 5 hectare lake and open grassy areas.

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Da De O New Orleans Diner and Bar

Distance: 0.06 KM from hotel
DaDeO New Orleans Diner and Bar

DaDeO New Orleans Diner & Bar is the place for good times, great music, and fantastic food. Whether you're craving a Po'boy, some Jambalaya or a slice of Key Lime pie, we have something to suit all tastes.

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Three Boars Eatery

Distance: 1.0 KM from hotel
Three Boars Eatery | Edmonton, AB

Born through a mutual love for delicious food and drink, Three Boars quickly became a destination for locally inspired small plates, craft cocktails and beer. Presented in a warm and casual atmosphere, it is a great stop for all occasions including the after work pint, awkward first dates and Moms 60th birthday celebration. 

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Café Mosaics

Distance: 0.5 KM from hotel
Cafe Mosaics | Edmonton, AB

Cafe Mosaics is a vegetarian and vegan restaurant that serves up delicious, homestyle food made from scratch. Using fresh whole foods and organic tonic herbs sourced from responsible farms near and far, our mission is to add a little joy to your day while healing your body simultaneously.

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Fringe Theatre Adventures

Distance: 0.8 KM from hotel
Fringe Theatre Adventures | Old Strathcona

Fringe Theatre Adventures produces the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, present a theatre arts season through Arts at the Barns, and operate and manage the ATB Financial Arts Barns.

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Varscona Theatre

Distance: 0.5 KM from hotel
Varscona Theatre | Old Strathcona

In the energetic heart of Old Strathcona, local artists take you on a journey unlike any other. From renowned talent and diverse programming, to thought-provoking performances and unconventional entertainment, the Varscona Theatre offers a fascinating escape from the expected. It’s Edmonton theatre like you’ve never seen it before.

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Old Strathcona

Distance: 0 KM from hotel
Old Strathcon - Whyte Ave | Edmonton, AB

Finding the perfect outfit at a chic boutique, sipping and socializing on a summer patio and enjoying world class festivals, entertainment and live music are just a few of the incredible experiences that you will have in Old Strathcona and on Whyte Avenue.

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High Level Bridge Streetcar

Distance: 0.8 KM from hotel
High Level Bridge Streetcar

The High Level Bridge Streetcar route from the Alberta Arts Barn (Gateway Boulevard and 84 Ave) to Jasper Plaza (109 Street and 100 Ave) between May and October each year.

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University of Alberta

Distance: 2.0 KM from hotel
University of Alberta | Edmonton

Aspiring to be a great 21st century research and teaching institution, the U of A aims to uplift leaders of tomorrow by creating a learning and research environment that is similar to and competitive with the world’s finest universities.

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Shaw Conference Centre

Distance: 4.4 KM from hotel
Shaw Conference Centre | Edmonton, AB

The Shaw Conference Centre is Edmonton`s premiere convention centre, an iconic place where people gather to learn, innovate, trade and celebrate.

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Rogers Place

Distance: 4.5 KM from hotel
Rogers Place | Home to the Edmonton Oilers

Rogers Place is home ice for the NHL's Edmonton Oilers and WHL's Edmonton Oil Kings, and the epicentre of live entertainment in Edmonton.

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Alberta Legislature Grounds

Distance: 3.8 KM from hotel
Alberta Legislature Grounds | Edmonton, AB

Experience the 23 hectares of parkland and the historical monuments that make up the Legislature as we know it today. Enjoy other features of the grounds, including the beautiful gardens, wading pools and fountains in the summer and the seasonal lights and skating in the winter.

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Edmonton City Hall

Distance: 4.7 KM from hotel
Edmonton City Hall

City Hall is an Edmonton landmark, the home of our civic leadership and a gathering place for the community. It is easily accessible to the public and located in the heart of downtown Edmonton.

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Varscona Hotel on Whyte

Exterior at Varscona Hotel on Whyte, Edmonton, AB

8208 106 Street Edmonton, AB T6E 6R9

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