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The hotels in Old Strathcona are full of personality. From modern to historic, you’ll find a charming place to rest your head.

The Commercial Hotel is a landmark in Old Strathcona. Located above the renowned Blues on Whyte Bar that welcomes some of the best Blues musicians from near and far, the Commercial offers 65 rooms in the heart of the area. Travellers can enjoy food and drink, wi-fi, coin laundry and more. And on Saturdays the wildly popular Saturday afternoon jam gets going at Blues on Whyte.

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If you’re looking for a modern boutique hotel, check out The Mettera. It has an incredible location right on Whyte Avenue, and guest offerings include evening wine tasting, valet service, a breakfast buffet, wi-fi, and business and fitness centres. Choose from a variety of rooms, some pet-friendly and some that include king-size beds, fireplaces and jetted tubs. Built in 1891 the historic Strathcona Hotel is one of the last remaining 19th century wood frame hotels in Alberta. If only the walls could talk! The late Victorian commercial style of the hotel adds to the charm of Old Strathcona. For a taste of Europe, visit The Varscona, a boutique hotel that combines a stylish, comfortable design with superb amenities and a central location. Guests can enjoy wine tasting, a breakfast buffet, high-speed Internet, valet service, business and fitness centres and more. The hotel is also pet-friendly. The HI-Edmonton Hostel offers backpackers, students and intrepid travellers a quiet location in Old Strathcona. No need to haul your sleeping bag here, because they provide memory foam mattresses, linens and towels. Travellers can enjoy free wi-fi, a library, laundry facilities, a full kitchen and a private garden with a courtyard and barbecue.

Staying in Old Strathcona means you are steps away from incredible food, shopping, entertainment and amenities, and you can always pop into your room for a quick nap to refresh yourself! oldstrathcona

Old Strathcona Business Guide 2013  
Old Strathcona Business Guide 2013