Hotel information

The conference is pleased to be working with Varscona Hotel on Whyte. The hotel is offering delegates a special rate of $120.00 per night plus taxes.


To book your room contact the hotel and quote "UofA Born this Way" conference. This special rate includes complimentary parking, wireless internet, continental breakfast and wine and cheese socials in the evening. Details on the services and amenities can be found by visiting:


Varscona Hotel on Whyte

8208-106 St, Edmonton, AB

T6E 6R9

Direct: 587-404-0750


Toll-Free Reservations: 888-209-4673



The custom designed furniture, original artwork and rich color scheme create an inviting atmosphere in the Lobby. The opulent fireplace is the focal point, and the surrounding plush furnishings make this the perfect spot for respite from life's bustle. The Varscona Hotel is an elegant, old world boutique hotel providing guests with comfort in contemporary European-style surroundings.


Casual sophistication and warm hospitality make Varscona one of Edmonton's top hotel destinations for discerning leisure and business travelers alike.


The Varscona Hotel located in South Edmonton on trendy Whyte Avenue and is approximately 10 minutes drive to the Campus St. Jean the conference location.