We looked for places that would be suitable for those wanting to access the nearby hospital and find a quiet and comfortable place to rest, which would also not 'break the budget'. Glenrose Rehab Hospital is near to downtown and as such there are a lot of good hotels in proximity to the hospital, but many of them are quite expensive.

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Editor's Top 8 Picks

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Book from ~$128 CAD
Popular Edmonton hotel near Kingsway Mall with on-site dining and pool with waterslide
The reasonably-priced and friendly Best Western is only a 5-minute drive from the hospital and offers free Wi-Fi and parking. It has a well-liked restaurant which is open from 11 am to 11 pm (and offers room service during these hours), plus a Tim Hortons coffee shop that is open 24 hrs a day.

A medical rate with proof of appointment to the Glenrose Hospital is available. Contact the hotel directly to make arrangements. Be sure to compare the medical rate offered with what is available online at the time to ensure the lowest price being cognizant of which rates are cancellable as well.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, local calls
  • Rooms were clean, quiet and well equipped said guests
  • Great location for downtown, shopping, dining and various attractions
  • Staff were pleasant and concerned about your stay
  • Guests highly approved of the dining on site
  • Fun pool and great to have a Timmies on site!
Cons
  • Occasionally a guest said they could hear others in the hallways
  • On occasion guests found the parking lot a little congested
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Book from ~$95 CAD
Well-liked northwest Edmonton hotel with restaurant and kitchenette and jacuzzi suites
This friendly hotel offers a reasonably-priced, quiet and spacious room with a mini-fridge. There's a restaurant on site with good food and parking and Wi-Fi are included in the price. Chateau Nova is about an 8-minute drive from the hospital.

This hotel provides a medical rate to those visiting the hospital with an appointment letter. Arrangements can be made with the hotel's front desk. Compare your rates with rates available online to ensure the best deal, but be careful to consider if the room can be cancelled prior to booking.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean and spacious with comfy beds
  • Location was handy to Kingsway Mall, Royal Alexandra hospital, downtown, VIA rail and Commonwealth Stadium
  • Staff were attentive and accommodating
  • Guests often enjoyed the food on site
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good
Cons
  • There was the odd complaint of noise disturbance
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Book from ~$109 CAD
Comfortable hotel in downtown Edmonton with well-liked dining, river views and location

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, morning coffee, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean, spacious and well-appointed
  • Location was handy to good restaurants, Rogers Place and other downtown destinations
  • Staff were well mannered and accommodating
  • Guests enjoyed great views from some rooms
  • Good dining, breakfast and views from the restaurant on site
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good by guests
Cons
  • Valet-only parking is $30 per day
  • Some complained of small and slightly dated rooms
  • A few guests found the elevator slow
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Book from ~$162 CAD
Well loved downtown Edmonton aparthotel on Jasper Ave with full kitchens & fast free Wi-Fi 
Canterra Suites offers a very comfortable and well cleaned apartment for good value. It's a good choice for guests wishing to rest before or after a hospital visit due to its very kind staff, full kitchens and comfortable beds. Secure and heated underground parking is a great bonus in the cold Edmonton winter and there are restaurants and groceries very close by. Guests can reach the hospital from this hotel in 9 minutes by car or 22 minutes by light rail (with a 6-minute walk to and from the station) .
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, laundry detergent
  • Suites were very clean, spacious and well equipped
  • Location was excellent-an easy walk to groceries, restaurants, shops, public transit and the river valley trails
  • Staff were endearing and cheerful, offering good service
  • Good value and peaceful atmosphere at this hotel
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent by guests
Cons
  • Parking (outdoor) is $5 and (indoor) is $15, per night
  • Noise from heaters and traffic a mild disturbance for a few guests
  • Parking in the underground lot could be tight for trucks and larger vehicles
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Book from ~$138 CAD
Highly praised downtown Edmonton hotel with modern decor, restaurant and many freebies

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, area shuttle, loaner bikes, wine tasting, bottled water, all day coffee, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean, comfortable and well-appointed
  • Location was convenient to restaurants, shops, Rogers Place and public transit
  • Staff gave friendly, kind and helpful service
  • Breakfast was generous and tasty with lots of variety
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
Cons
  • Some found the elevators slow
  • Some guests had difficulty regulating their room temperature
  • A few guests did not like the room with the bathroom door facing the bed
  • Occasionally guests found the parking congested
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Book from ~$229 CAD
Historic luxury downtown Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, restaurants & pet-friendly rooms

Pros
  • Free amenities: newspapers
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Location was excellent—an easy walk to restaurants and downtown attractions
  • Staff did a good job and were friendly
  • Guests often enjoyed the dining and room service
  • Guests loved the river valley views from their rooms and the restaurant
Cons
  • Wi-Fi $14.65 per 24 hrs for non-Club members
  • Self-parking is $35 and valet parking is $45 per night
  • A few guests complained of noise transfer from the hallways, nearby rooms and traffic
  • Some found the hotel, dining and parking expensive
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Book from ~$159 CAD
Highly praised south Edmonton hotel with restaurant and free: hot breakfast & valet parking  

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, self and valet parking, local calls, evening wine and cheese, bike rentals, newspapers, bottled water
  • Rooms were very clean and well appointed
  • Location was well liked, near great dining, U of A and transit
  • Staff were pleasant, friendly and efficient
  • Breakfast was enjoyed for its quality and selection
  • Guests enjoyed the restaurant on site
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent by guests
  • Good value, according to guests
Cons
  • Occasionally guests complained of street noise
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Book from ~$115 CAD
Popular south Edmonton hotel near Whyte Ave with free breakfast and free parking

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, 24-hr coffee bar, Wednesday wine and cheese, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean and spacious
  • Location was convenient to the highway, university, hospital and Whyte Avenue restaurants
  • Staff were friendly and accommodating
  • Guests typically enjoyed the free breakfast
  • Some found good value at this hotel
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good by guests
Cons
  • Occasionally guests described the decor as tired
  • Noise disturbances from within the hotel a problem for some on occasion
  • Immediate area somewhat industrial according to some

6 Other Hotels Close to Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

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Book from ~$123 CAD
Pet-friendly but dated downtown Edmonton hotel with indoor pool and on-site dining
Location
This downtown hotel is connected to the pedway and the Edmonton City Centre shopping mall. It's a 7-minute drive to the hospital.
Pros
  • Free wireless Internet, free newspapers, free mineral water, and free in-room coffee
  • Many guests found the location of this hotel convenient for accessing downtown attractions
  • A few guests described their rooms as clean, well-appointed, and spacious
  • A few reviewers complimented the pleasant views of the city from their guest rooms and the penthouse pool area
Cons
  • Self-parking is $31 and valet parking is $39 per night
  • Many guests found the on-site parking rates to be expensive and the parking facility confusing to locate
  • Several reviewers thought that the hotel was in need of upgrades
  • Several guests described feeling unsafe in the neighbourhood immediately surrounding the hotel
  • A few guests were disturbed in their rooms by noise
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Book from ~$197 CAD
Pet-friendly but dated downtown Edmonton hotel in the City Centre mall with free Wi-Fi 
Location
At the Edmonton City Centre mall in the heart of downtown Edmonton, this hotel is about a 9-minute drive from the hospital. Public transit will take 13 minutes with 4 minutes of walking.


Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described the staff as friendly, helpful, and professional
  • Many reviewers thought that the hotel was conveniently located for accessing downtown attractions
  • The guest rooms were frequently described as clean and spacious
  • A few guests stated that they were likely to return to this hotel in the future
Cons
  • Weekend parking is $14 per day and weekday parking costs $25 per day
  • Several guests complained that the windows in their rooms faced the interior of the mall and did not provide natural light
  • Several reviewers were disappointed by the in-room dining menu and service
  • Many guests complained of dated rooms
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Book from ~$108 CAD
Clean but dated downtown Edmonton hotel with indoor pool and free downtown shuttle
Location
Located in downtown Edmonton near Beaver Hills House Park, this hotel is a 9-minute drive from the hospital. Transit to the hospital from here would take about 18 minutes and involve about 4 minutes of walking at both ends.

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free downtown shuttle
  • Many guests praised the hotel's central locale and proximity to restaurants and shopping
  • Several reviewers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
  • Guests reported that some floors are renovated and some are not
  • Several guests found the staff friendly and helpful
Cons
  • Parking costs $18.75 per day
  • Some lodgers complained that the parking fee and cost of the breakfast affected overall value
  • A couple guests complained of noise disturbances from other guests
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Book from ~$142 CAD
Comfortable downtown Edmonton hotel with indoor pool but extra Wi-Fi and parking fees
Location
Located right downtown, this hotel is about a 7-minute drive from the hospital or 15-minutes by bus. The stop is a 4-minute walk from the hotel.
Pros
  • Pets stay for free
  • Executive rooms and suites include free shoe shine service, free wireless Internet, free local calls, and free long-distance calls in North America
  • Many guests complimented the staff for their friendly and helpful service
  • A few reviewers complimented the views from their guest rooms
  • Many guests found this hotel conveniently located for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and their beds as comfortable
Cons
  • Wi-Fi costs $9.95 or $12.95 per 24 hours
  • Self-parking costs $29 and valet parking costs $35 per night
  • A couple of guests were disturbed by noise in their rooms
  • Many guests were displeased with the extra fees charged
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Book from ~$76 CAD
Pet-friendly Edmonton hotel 7 min to city centre with spa & restaurant but mixed reviews
Location
Across from the Canadian Tire Store on Kingsway, this hotel is an 8-minute drive from the hospital. By bus, the trip to the hospital takes 15 minutes and would involve about 4 minutes of walking at both ends. 
Pros
  • Free wireless Internet, free local calls, free newspapers, and free parking
  • The staff were frequently described as friendly and helpful
  • Several guests found their rooms to be clean
  • A few reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the nearby hospital and City Centre Airport
  • A few guests thought that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent
Cons
  • Many guests thought that the hotel appeared run-down and required upgrades
  • Many reviewers were disturbed by noise in their rooms
  • Several guests found the in-room dining expensive and the food quality to be poor
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Book from ~$150 CAD
Elegant boutique hotel in downtown Edmonton, highly praised for its dining and location
Location
In downtown Edmonton across from the Empire Building, this hotel is about a 7-minute drive from the hospital. Public transit would take 14 minutes and involve about 3 minutes of walking.

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, made-to-order breakfast, evening wine, fruit and cheese sampler, local calls
  • Rooms were very clean and well-appointed
  • Location was excellent-an easy walk to great dining, shopping, public transit and downtown attractions
  • Staff were friendly, attentive and professional
  • Breakfast was excellent
  • Madison’s Grill offered delicious food
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
Cons
  • Parking is $20 (3 pm-11 am) and $30 for 24 hours
  • Some felt the free breakfast hours were too short
  • Some found the rooms small and not well set up for working at the desk
  • Guests were disappointed with extra charges

Tips For Staying Near Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Location
Just southeast of the Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD), this hotel is located in the North Central and Spruce Avenue area of Edmonton. It is about an 8-minute drive from downtown. 
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Getting Around
Edmonton's transit system is available in the hospital area and around the city, making the hospital quite accessible by public transportation.

However, visitors to this hospital who are experiencing pain or mobility issues may want to note that there are short walks involved with reaching this hospital by public transit. For example, the nearest bus stop is a 3-minute walk from the hospital, and some of the hotels listed may entail even longer walks from their nearest bus stops. 

Two notable taxi companies in the area are the Edmonton Taxi Service Group and Co-op Taxi. Neither company offers discounts to hospital visitors.
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Parking
This hospital offers both surface and underground parking for $2.25 per half hour at a daily maximum of $14.25. A weekly parking pass is $40.
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Dining
Glenrose Hospital has two cafeterias: The Cravings Cafe and Healthy Trendz. Hours for the Cravings Cafe are Monday through Friday from 10 am to 6 pm. Saturday hours are 10 am to 2:30 pm, and Sunday hours are 10 am to 5 pm. Healthy Trendz is open only on weekdays (Monday through Friday), from 7 am to 2 pm.

Visitors to the hospital may want to note that there are no on-site dining options after 6 pm on week days, after 2:30 pm on Saturdays, and after 5 pm on Sundays. 

Within a 3-minute drive or 6-minute walk from the hospital are Moxies Grill & Bar, Tony's Pizza Palace, the Wokkery Restaurant and Nha Trang Vietnamese Restaurant. Kingsway Mall offers more options an 8-minute walk away
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Other Tips
This facility is focused primarily on high-level rehabilitation care for adults and children. Another area of focus at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital is mental health and psychiatric services for children and seniors, as well as cardiac rehabilitation for adult patients. There is no emergency department at this hospital. 

There is an on-site gift shop, where all proceeds are donated back to the hospital.

Visiting hours are 11 am to 8:30 pm every day.
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