Editor's Top 3 Picks

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Book from ~$114 CAD
Good value south Edmonton motel with free breakfast, saltwater pool and waterslide
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, breakfast, parking, local calls
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable said guests
  • Wi-Fi rated very good overall by guests
  • Location was convenient to highways, restaurants and shopping
  • Guests really liked the staff and found them helpful
  • Breakfast was good quality and satisfying overall
  • Good value at this hotel said guests
  • Indoor pool and waterslide clean and fun for the kids
Cons
  • Some guests missed hot items and low carb options at the free breakfast
  • Some felt the hotel needed to upgrade its bed and bathroom linens
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Book from ~$92 CAD
Popular & comfortable south Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, free breakfast & free parking
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, newspapers
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and found their beds to be comfortable
  • Many guests complimented the food quality at the free buffet breakfast
  • Several guests recommended this property to others
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing nearby restaurants, highways and airport
Cons
  • Several reviewers complained about being disturbed in their rooms by noise
  • A couple of guests had concerns about their guest room doors not closing properly
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Book from ~$108 CAD
Highly praised south Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, waterslide and free hot breakfast 
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, local calls
  • Guests really liked this location, it was close to restaurants, shopping and easy to get around from
  • Rooms were impressively quiet with very comfortable beds
  • Guests loved the free breakfast, it was filling with tasty hot items
  • This was many guests "go-to" hotel in Edmonton
  • Staff were welcoming and very helpful
  • Pool was a lot of fun, open late and the water was warm
Cons
  • Some guests could hear traffic in roadside rooms

7 Other Hotels Close to South Edmonton Common

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Book from ~$118 CAD
Well-liked and well-managed hotel with indoor pool and hot tub in south Edmonton
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free hot breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel's free breakfast was praised for its quality and variety
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms
Cons
  • Some guests thought the hotel was difficult to locate, and did not have much within walking distance
  • The hotel's rates were considered pricey by a few lodgers
Location
Situated just off of the Crowchild Trail Highway, this Holiday Inn is easily situated in Southwest Edmonton for those travelling by car. South Edmonton Common is a 4-minute drive away.
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Book from ~$145 CAD
Pet-friendly south Edmonton hotel near Hwy 2 with indoor pool and suites with full kitchens
Pros
  • Free parking and free wireless Internet
  • Many guests described their rooms as well-appointed
  • Many reviewers said that they would recommend this property to others
  • Several guests found the front desk agents to be friendly and helpful
  • A few guests complimented the food quality at the on-site restaurants
Cons
  • Several reviewers complained about the housekeeping service
  • A few guests found the room rates to be expensive
  • A couple of reviewers were disturbed in their rooms by noise
Location
In a commercial / industrial area, this Sandman Hotel is easily situated just off of the Crowchild Trail Highway, and is a 4-minute drive from the shopping centre.
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Book from ~$157 CAD
Highly praised south Edmonton hotel near Ellerslie with indoor pool and free parking
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, underground parking, limited service airport shuttle
  • Numerous guests praised their clean and modern rooms
  • The hotel's proximity to highway access and shopping was enjoyed by many lodgers
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
Cons
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few guests
  • A few travellers felt a free breakfast should have been included in the room rates
Location
Surrounded by a number of other hotels in a commercial / industrial neighbourhood, this Four Points Hotel is an approximate 5-minute drive from the shopping complex.
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Book from ~$121 CAD
Guests complimented friendly service, clean rooms, and food quality at on-site restaurant 
Pros
  • Free parking, free airport shuttle service, free wireless Internet, free local calls, and free in-room coffee and tea
  • The front desk agents were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well-appointed
  • Many reviewers complimented the quality of food served at the on-site restaurant
  • Several guests said that they would stay at this hotel again in the future
Cons
  • Several reviewers were disturbed by noise from the nearby train tracks
  • A few guests thought that the on-site fitness centre was not well-maintained
Location
In a commercial area surrounded by major thoroughfares (2-minute drive from Whitemud Dr NW), the Sawridge Inn is a 6-minute drive from South Edmonton Common.
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Book from ~$128 CAD
Highly praised south Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and pet-friendly rooms
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, self-parking, newspapers
  • Wi-Fi was rated as very good by online reviewers
  • Guests found the staff to provide outstanding service
  • Guests liked the room decor, and found the beds comfy
  • Location well liked for its access to highways and nearby amenities
  • Guests enjoyed the lounge, room service and dining at the restaurant
  • Guests liked the free heated underground parking
Cons
  • Valet parking is $10 per day
  • Occasionally guests complained of not being able to control the in-room temperature
Location
Just north of the Whitemud Dr NW off-ramp, this Delta Hotel is an approximate 8-minute drive from the shopping centre.
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Book from ~$129 CAD
Popular south Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, restaurant, sports bar and jacuzzi suites
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, underground parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean, spacious, and well-appointed
  • Guests found the staff efficient, polite and helpful
  • Many guests enjoyed meals on site
  • Guests found the location handy to highways, the airport, restaurants and shopping
  • Many guests enjoyed the leisure and fitness facilities of this hotel
  • Guests typically considered this hotel to provide good value
Cons
  • Some guests felt the hotel was a little dated in places
  • Occasionally guests complained of noise transfer from other guests
  • Some guests missed having a microwave or pay-per-view movies in their rooms
Location
On a major thoroughfare, Gateway Boulevard, this Radisson Hotel is in an industrial area just off of the Whitemud Dr NW Highway and is an approximate 8-minute drive from South Edmonton Common.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$100 CAD
South Edmonton hotel near highways with restaurant and pub, indoor pool and free parking
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Several guests described their rooms as well-appointed and spacious
  • Several reviewers found their mattresses to be comfortable
  • A few guests thought the front desk staff were friendly and helpful
  • A few guests found the location convenient for accessing nearby restaurants and major highways
Cons
  • A few guests were disappointed by the quality of food offered by the on-site dining venues
  • Some guests were disturbed by noise from nearby train tracks
Location
On an industrial thoroughfare just off of the Whitemud Dr NW Highway, this Holiday Inn is an approximate 8-minute drive form the shopping complex.

Tips For Staying Near South Edmonton Common

Location
Containing over 2 million square feet of retail space, the South Edmonton Common is the largest open-air shopping plaza in North America. Located in South Edmonton, at the intersection of Gateway Blvd NW and Anthony Henday Dr., the shopping centre is easily accessible by car.
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Getting Around
Walking from north to south of this sprawling complex could take one approximately 25 minutes, granted you don't stop to shop along the way, so a directory and parking map (parking is free) of the power centre can be found on their website.

Since the shopping centre is located at the intersection of two major thoroughfares, getting around by car is quite easily done. Downtown Edmonton is an approximate 15-minute drive north of the mall, while the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) is a 10-minute drive south.

The Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) LRT system connects with bus routes #74 and #79 heading to South Edmonton Common. Travel time from downtown is an approximate 45 minutes, however, many of the below-mentioned hotels are not easily accessible by public transit. 

A single-ride adult fare on the ETS is $3.20, and a family day pass can be purchased for one adult and up to four children for $9. More fare and route information can be found on the ETS website.
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Shopping
Anchored by a Wal-mart and a Real Canadian Superstore, the sheer number of shops at South Edmonton Common may overwhelm some shoppers. A full directory of stores and restaurants can be found on their website.
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Entertainment
For those looking to escape from shopping, a Cineplex Odeon movie theatre and Chuck E. Cheese play area and restaurant can also be found on site.
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Dining
On top of a plethora of fast food options throughout the shopping centre, there is also a Joey South Common, The Keg Restaurant, Moxie's, Montana's and a Milestone's, just to name a few. Whether it's a casual meal you're looking for, or cocktails to wind down after a hectic day of deal-finding, it's all available at South Common.
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