There's some pretty good hotels in this round-up and some with significantly high ratings. All the hotels listed below are also a short drive to the West Edmonton Mall. I chose hotels that are closer, still have good ratings and seem to offer guests good value. Be sure to compare the rates we offer online with the West Edmonton Mall hotel packages, to ensure the best possible value for your stay.

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Editor's Top 10 Picks

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Book from ~$166 CAD
Clean but dated West Edmonton Mall hotel with theme rooms, suites, restaurant and lounge
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, passes to Gold's Gym
  • Several reviewers described their rooms as clean and their beds as comfortable
  • Many guests found the location ideal for accessing mall attractions and restaurants
  • Staff were deemed helpful and accommodating by several guests
Cons
  • Many felt the hotel was old and tired and in need of a facelift
  • Many guests judged the rooms as overpriced
  • Several reviewers complained of noisy drunken neighbours
  • Some guests thought the theme rooms were tacky
This smoke-free hotel offers guests the benefit of being right on site at the mall, with parking and Wi-Fi included in the room rate. There are luxury theme suites to choose from and guests seemed to enjoy some theme rooms more than others, based upon online reviews. Guests said this hotel is clean, comfy and convenient. There is on-site dining and a pool, and family pets are welcome.
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Book from ~$120 CAD
Popular but dated West Edmonton hotel with indoor pool and family suites with kitchenette
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, local calls
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing West Edmonton Mall, restaurants and stores
  • Many guests were pleased with the family suites and their well-equipped rooms
  • The indoor pool was enjoyed by many guests
Cons
  • A few guests complained about being overcharged
  • Several guests found their rooms and the hot tub to be too hot
  • Some found the hotel dated and said the pool needed a makeover
  • Cleanliness inconsistencies were mentioned at times
  • Service and ambiance lacking at the on site restaurant
A 7-minute drive from the West Edmonton Mall, and only 17 minutes by transit, this highly-rated hotel (8.2/10) offers clean and spacious rooms at good value with included parking and Wi-Fi. Guests enjoyed the food at the on-site restaurant and appreciated having in-room mini-fridges, a fitness centre, an indoor salt-water pool and hot tub. There's no smoking or pets allowed at the Days Inn.
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Book from ~$140 CAD
Highly praised & family-friendly west Edmonton hotel with indoor pool & kid's splash pool
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, newspapers
  • Rooms were very clean, quiet, spacious and comfortable
  • Location was handy to highways, West Edmonton Mall, restaurants and shopping malls
  • Staff were exceptional according to guests
  • Breakfast was awesome, filling, delicious and hearty said guests
  • Wi-Fi was very good according to reviewers
Cons
  • Noise a problem for some guests who could hear traffic or had noisy neighbours
  • Occasionally a guest missed having a mini-fridge and microwave in the room
  • Some guests found the pool cold
The smoke-free and pet-free Hampton was a little more on the day I checked, but it offers an included and well-liked free breakfast as well as free Wi-Fi and parking. It's a very highly-rated hotel with guest scores averaging 9/10, and the property is ranked # 2 out of 63 hotels in Edmonton. Guests liked the rooms, location, staff, beds and the food at the free breakfast at this hotel. (Mini-fridges should be requested at the time of booking if desired.) It's only about a 6-minute drive to the West Edmonton Mall from the hotel.
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Book from ~$108 CAD
Comfortable hotel in downtown Edmonton with well-liked dining, river views and location
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests found the location of this hotel convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as clean, spacious, and well-appointed
  • Many guests found the staff of this hotel very helpful
  • Several guests said that they would recommend this property to others
  • Several reviewers complimented the views of the Saskatchewan River from their guest rooms and the restaurant
Cons
  • Several guests thought that the parking rates were too expensive ($25 per night)
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Book from ~$193 CAD
Well loved and hospitable south Edmonton hotel offering luxury amenities at good value
Pros
  • Free amenities: breakfast, valet parking, high speed Wi-Fi, local calls, evening wine tastings
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing shopping and dining venues on foot
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Several guests complimented the staff for their friendly and efficient service
  • Several reviewers said that they would stay at this hotel again in the future
  • Some guests thought the hotel offered very good value
Cons
  • A few guests were disturbed by street noise in their rooms
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Book from ~$137 CAD
Well-liked and pet-friendly west Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, waterslide & restaurant
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean, spacious and well appointed
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent by guests
  • Location was liked for being out of the downtown, but with easy access to shopping and attractions by car
  • Staff were friendly and accommodating said guest
  • Good value at this hotel said guests
Cons
  • Occasionally a guest found a noise disturbance from within the hotel
  • Some thought the pool was a little small for adults
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Book from ~$203 CAD
Elegant boutique hotel in downtown Edmonton, highly praised for its dining and location
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, made to order breakfast, evening wine and cheese sampler, local calls
  • Many guests described the staff as friendly and attentive
  • Many reviewers found their rooms to be clean, quiet, and well-appointed
  • Many guests complimented the quality of the free a la carte breakfast
  • Several reviewers said that they would recommend this property to others
Cons
  • Overnight valet parking is $20 (3 pm-11 am) and $30 for 24 hours
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Book from ~$127 CAD
Popular Edmonton hotel near Kingsway Mall with on-site dining and pool with waterslide
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 ~$191 CAD
Highly praised downtown Edmonton hotel with modern decor, restaurant and many freebies
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, wine tasting, all day coffee, local calls
  • Many guests complimented the staff for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and well-appointed
  • Many guests said that they were likely to stay at this hotel again in the future
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • The food quality at the free breakfast was frequently complimented by guests
Cons
  • A couple of guests complained about slow elevators
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Book from ~$189 CAD
Historic luxury downtown Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, restaurants & pet-friendly rooms
Pros
  • Many guests complimented the customer service at this hotel
  • Many reviewers thought that the hotel appeared to be well-appointed with furnishings and decor
  • Many guests mentioned that they were likely to stay at this property again in the future
  • Several guests described their rooms as clean, well-maintained, and quiet
  • Several reviewers thought that the location was ideal for accessing downtown attractions on foot
Cons
  • A couple of guests complained about extra fees for Wi-Fi ($14.95 per 24 hrs for non-Club members)
  • Self-parking is $25 and valet parking is $35 per night (or $16 for under 4 hours)
  • A few reviewers thought that some of the additional fees, such as parking, were expensive

6 Other Hotels Close to West Edmonton Mall

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Book from ~$158 CAD
Clean hotel a 1-min walk to West Edmonton Mall with theme rooms, free parking & free Wi-Fi
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free outdoor parking
  • Many guests praised the hotel's proximity to West Edmonton Mall
  • The staff were complimented on their friendly and efficient service
  • Several guests were satisfied with their clean and functional rooms
Cons
  • Inefficient air conditioning and uncomfortable beds were mentioned by a few lodgers
  • Some guests said the hotel was tired and in need of updates
  • Underground parking is $5 extra per night
Location
Located just across the street from the mall, the West Edmonton Mall Inn is easily within a 1-minute walk from all the excitement.
Money-saving
The hotel offers many different package bundles, whether you want combined tickets to Galaxyland, or a mall gift card. Packages can be booked directly with the hotel, and more information is available on their website.
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Book from ~$91 CAD
Edmonton hotel near West Edmonton Mall with on-site restaurant but mixed room reviews
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's proximity to West Edmonton Mall and highway access
  • Some reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
Cons
  • The hotel's lack of elevator was challenging for a few lodgers
  • A couple of guests reported very poor Wi-Fi
  • A few guests experienced noise disturbances from within the hotel
  • Guests gave mixed reviews about the rooms
Location
Located on a major thoroughfare commercial strip, this Comfort Inn is a 5-minute drive from the mall.
Getting Around: Public Transit
Guests have a number of options available to get to the West Edmonton Mall via public transit. A number of routes are within a 5-minute walk from the hotel and total travel time is approximately 17 minutes.
Money-saving
A West Edmonton Mall entertainment package is available including two tickets to either the water park or amusement park. 
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Book from ~$145 CAD
West Edmonton hotel an easy drive to West Edmonton Mall but mixed guest reviews
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's proximity to West Edmonton Mall and highway access
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and spacious by some reviewers
Cons
  • Some guests complained about the condition of the hotel's elevators and hallways
  • Some guests experienced noise disturbances from other guests in the hallways
  • A few guests reported non-working A/C units
  • Some guests found the staff friendly and some found them to be rude
  • A few guests were given rooms with two double beds when they had booked rooms with two queen beds
Location
On a main commercial strip across the street from a number of chain restaurants, the Executive Royal Inn is a 6-minute drive from the mall.
Getting Around: Public Transit
From the front door of the hotel, there are a number of routes heading to the mall. Total travel time is approximately 15 minutes.
Money-saving
If getting in some serious shopping is your prime reason for booking a hotel, the Executive Royal Inn offers a package with breakfast, a coupon book and free transportation to and from the mall.
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Book from ~$145 CAD
Good value & pet-friendly west Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, free breakfast, free parking
Pros
  • Free breakfast, free parking, free wireless Internet, and free local calls
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly service
  • Many guests said that they were likely to return to this hotel again in the future
  • Several reviewers found the location convenient for accessing West Edmonton Mall
Cons
  • A few guests were disturbed in their rooms by noise
  • A few reviewers complained about the television and pay-per-view movie service
  • A couple of guests found the wireless Internet to be unreliable and slow
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Book from ~$138 CAD
Highly recommended west Edmonton hotel with great staff, indoor pool and restaurant
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests thought this hotel offered good value for the money they spent
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as clean, spacious, and well-appointed with modern decor
  • Many guests said that they would recommend this property to others
  • Many reviewers described the staff as friendly and professional
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing West Edmonton Mall
Cons
  • A couple of guests expressed concerns about parking lot security
  • A couple of reviewers said that they were disappointed by the food quality at the on-site restaurant
Location
In an industrial area just off a main road and surrounded by hotels, this Courtyard is a 7-minute drive from the mall.
Getting Around: Public Transit
At a 12-minute walk away, the best option to get to the mall via public transit is bus #14 headed directly there. Total travel time is almost 40 minutes.
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Book from ~$151 CAD
Well-managed and comfortable west Edmonton hotel with indoor pool and restaurant
Pros
  • Free parking, free wireless Internet, free newspapers, and free printing service
  • Many guests described the staff as friendly and accommodating
  • Many reviewers found their rooms to be clean and well-maintained
  • Many guests thought that the location was convenient for accessing West Edmonton Mall
  • A few reviewers thought that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent
Cons
  • Several guests complained about the poor food quality at the on-site restaurant
  • Several reviewers found their beds to be uncomfortable
Location
Situated just off the main road, across from big-box shopping centres, this Hilton Garden Inn is an 8-minute drive from the mall.
Getting Around: Public Transit
The #14 bus stop is a 4-minute walk from the hotel and drops guests off directly at one of the mall's many bus bays. Total travel time is approximately 25 minutes.

Tips For Staying Near West Edmonton Mall

Location
The West Edmonton Mall is the largest mall in North America and the tenth largest in the world. The mall is a major tourist draw, with more than 800 stores and attractions spread over three floors, and is open from 10 am to 9 pm, Monday to Saturday and from 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday.
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Getting Around
The West Edmonton Mall is easily reachable by car, as it is surrounded by a number of major highways. Highway 2, also known as Whitemud Drive NW, is a 4-minute drive from the mall, while Highway 216 or Anthony Henday Drive is a 7-minute drive away. The Yellowhead Highway or Highway 16, is a 10-minute drive from the mall. 

Downtown Edmonton is an approximate 25-minute drive, while the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) is an approximate 27-minute drive. 

The mall itself is 350,000 square metres, so a floor map to all of the stores and attractions is available on their website and a downloadable visitor's guide is also available.
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Getting Around: Public Transit
There are 13 bus bays surrounding the mall, making it easy to move around the city from the mall. Fares are $3.20 per single adult ride, and unlimited-ride day passes can be purchased for $9. More fare and route schedule information can be found on their website.
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Parking
Parking is available surrounding the mall, as well as underground, with over 20,000 spots to choose from. 
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Entertainment
While there are plenty of shopping options at this mall, what's truly amazing is all the attractions that are under the same roof. The world's largest indoor wave pool at World Waterpark, the world's largest indoor amusement park at Galaxyland, a bowling alley, glow-in-the-dark mini-putt, three theatres to choose from, a skating rink and aquarium are just some of the plentiful attractions at the West Edmonton Mall. For more information on admission prices and operating hours, visit their website. 
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Dining
For the fuel needed to keep on shopping and playing at the West Edmonton Mall, there are a large number of restaurants available on site, as well as fast food restaurants at the two dining courts on either end of the sprawling mall. Also on-site are nightclubs and fine dining restaurants.
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Other Tips
Guests to the mall, Fantasyland Hotel and the West Edmonton Mall Inn can purchase WEMiSphere, a Wi-Fi service for use throughout the entire location. More information can be found on the website.

Construction is underway* for an increase in retail space, including an office building and convention centre, that is due to be completed soon. Construction may affect parking and traffic flow in the area. (*Still in effect October 2013)
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Money-saving
A handful of the below-mentioned hotels offer either shopping or playing packages for the West Edmonton Mall. Offers are based on availability and must be booked directly with the hotel.
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