Editor's Top 5 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$86 
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
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$79 
Highly praised south Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, free hot breakfast and free parking 

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot breakfast, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were very clean, quiet and well equipped
  • Location was convenient to the highway, restaurants, shopping and the airport
  • Staff were superb-- kind, accommodating and hospitable
  • Breakfast was well liked with a good selection
  • Good value at this hotel, according to guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated as very good by guests
Cons
  • Occasionally guests complained of noise from within the hotel
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$85 
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
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$87 
Popular South Edmonton hotel near Anthony Henday Drive with indoor pool, free hot breakfast  

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot breakfast, parking, lobby coffee, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were very clean and quiet with comfortable beds
  • Location was right off the highway with easy access to restaurants, shopping and the airport
  • Staff were efficient, service-oriented and super friendly
  • Guests praised the free and plentiful breakfast for variety
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good
Cons
  • Some found the elevator slow
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$102 
Highly praised south Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, restaurant & free underground parking

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, underground parking, local calls, bottled water, coffee in lobby, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean and spacious with comfortable beds
  • Location was convenient to the highway, airport, restaurants and shopping
  • Staff were accommodating and helpful
  • Guests enjoyed dining at the White Spot restaurant
  • Guests found good value at this hotel
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
Cons
  • Some thought the hotel was a little dated in parts

5 Other Hotels Close to South Edmonton Common

Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$93 
Pet-friendly south Edmonton hotel near Hwy 2 with indoor pool and suites with full kitchens
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.
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
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Book from ~C$88 
Guests complimented friendly service, clean rooms, and food quality at on-site restaurant 
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.
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
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$99 
Highly praised south Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and pet-friendly rooms
Location
Just north of the Whitemud Dr NW off-ramp, this Delta Hotel is an approximate 8-minute drive from the shopping centre.
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
  • Some guests found the hotel noisy from guests in the hall and traffic
  • Some found parts of the hotel still a little dated
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$74 
Popular south Edmonton hotel with indoor pool, restaurant, sports bar and jacuzzi suites
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.
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
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$85 
Good value South Edmonton hotel near highways with restaurant and indoor pool 
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.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were very clean with comfortable beds
  • Location was an easy drive from highways, downtown, restaurants and shopping
  • Staff were welcoming and friendly
  • Some guests enjoyed meals on site
  • Wi-Fi was rated good
Cons
  • Noise from train tracks in back-facing rooms a disturbance for some

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 heading to South Edmonton Common and travel time from downtown is about 45 minutes.

A single-ride adult fare on the ETS is $3.25, and a family day pass can be purchased for one adult and up to four children for $9.50. 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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