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Best Hotels near West Edmonton Mall for All Budgets

If you’re in need of some epic retail therapy mixed with theme park vibes, pack your bags and head for North America’s biggest enclosed mall. Keep reading to find the best hotels near West Edmonton Mall.

About West Edmonton Mall

West Edmonton Mall is the largest shopping centre in North America and the tenth-largest mall in the entire world. The mall has more than 800 stores, 2 hotels, 9 attractions (including a waterpark), 2 theatres, 100 eateries, and heaps of things to do. No wonder it’s the top tourist attraction in Alberta! And don’t worry, there is plenty of parking. In fact, space for more than 20,000 vehicles to accommodate its 32 million annual visitors.

Edmonton’s favourite mall is usually busiest between June and August when the kids are out of school, the weather is warmer and festival events take place. For the best shopping experience, visit the mall between the hours of 11:00 to 18:00.

Getting to West Edmonton Mall

If you’re flying in from another Canadian province, or the USA, the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) is the closest to West Edmonton Mall. Many airlines fly to this destination including Air Canada, Air North, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Air Transat, Central Mountain Air, and Canadian North. Upon arrival, rent a car and drive 39km to the mall, or your nearby hotel.

For another option, you can fly into Calgary International Airport (YYC) and do a road trip north to Edmonton. Maybe stay the night in Cowtown, then get on the road feeling refreshed after your flight. You’ll clock up about 300km from Calgary to Edmonton and see the beautiful Canadian countryside along the way.

Luxury Hotels near West Edmonton Mall

Fantasyland Hotel & Resort

Best for: Theme room fun
Rates from: C$238

The Fantasyland Hotel & Resort is one of the top hotels near West Edmonton Mall. Boasting 355 rooms, the popular hotel is a quick 2-minute walk to the mall. The hotel’s amenities include free Wi-Fi, valet parking, free breakfast, restaurants, air-conditioned rooms, a water park, a day spa, and a 24-hour front desk. Finally, the most unique, and best, thing about the Fantasyland Hotel is their luxury theme rooms. Choose from Canadian Cabin, Roman, Igloo (and sleep in an igloo-shaped bed), Princess, Space or the Polynesian family room.

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

Best for: Classic luxury and pet-friendly accommodation
Rates from: C$168

The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is just one of Canada’s top hotels to offer castle-like stays. Situated near the banks of the North Saskatchewan River, this historic hotel offers elegant surrounds in the common areas, as well as their 198 rooms. Onsite you’ll find fine dining, cocktail lounge, a ballroom (serving Sunday Brunch), fitness centre, swimming pool, and a gift shop. As a guest, you’ll be spoiled with daily housekeeping, valet parking, concierge services, bell staff, elevators, and babysitting on request.

exterior view of the Edmonton conservatory
Best Hotels near West Edmonton Mall for All Budgets

Mid-Range Accommodation

Hyatt Place Edmonton-West

Best for: Great value
Rates from: C$129

The Hyatt Place Edmonton-West is one of the best-value hotels near West Edmonton Mall. Book one of the 161 rooms equipped with either a queen-size or king-size bed for a restful night’s sleep. Guests will enjoy free Wi-Fi, free parking, hot breakfast, a 24-hour fitness centre, indoor pool, laundry service, restaurant and bar, and daily housekeeping. The hotel is close to the mall and about 10km from Fort Edmonton Park and the Commonwealth Stadium. You’ll also earn reward points through the World of Hyatt program. 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites West Edmonton – Mall Area

Best for: Freebies
Rates from: C$129

One of the best mid-range hotels near the West Edmonton Mall is the three-star Holiday Inn Express & Suites West Edmonton. Stay at this 137-room hotel and choose any of the standard rooms and executive suites offered in a smoke-free environment. The hotel is equipped with an indoor pool, fitness centre, business centre, free Wi-Fi, free parking, arcade game room, lobby fireplace, and free buffet breakfast. From the hotel, it’s a 4km walk to the West Edmonton Mall or 3km to the Palace Casino, World Waterpark, Galaxyland, or Oasis Centre. It may help to have a rental car, but there is reliable public transportation in Edmonton. Remember to show your IHG Rewards Club upon check-in to collect points on your stay.

Days Inn & Suites – West Edmonton

Best for: Families
Rates from: C$119

Days Inn and Suites by Wyndham is a West Edmonton suburban hotel about 3km from the West Edmonton Mall, World Waterpark, Oasis Centre, Palace Casino, and Galaxyland attractions. Boasting 108 rooms, this two-star kid-friendly hotel has amenities that include free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool, restaurant and bar lounge, fitness centre, airport shuttle, and free breakfast. The hotel has standard rooms and executive suites and participates in the Wyndham Rewards program.  

view of basic hotel room with double bed
Best Hotels near West Edmonton Mall for All Budgets

Budget Hotels near West Edmonton Mall

Super 8 by Wyndham

Best for: Basic tastes
Rates from: C$86

If you’re not very fussy, Super 8 by Wyndham offers a clean, safe place to sleep for next to nothing of your travel budget. The basic hotel has a restaurant, bar, fitness room, Wi-FI, parking, airport shuttle, currency exchange, luggage storage, and 24-hour front desk. If you’d rather save your money to spend at the mall, consider booking Super 8!

Comfort Inn Edmonton West

Best for: Saving money
Rates from: C$85

Check into the Comfort Inn West Edmonton, an affordable two-star hotel located a 17-minute walk from the West Edmonton Mall. Besides the mall, other attractions nearby are the Palace Casino, World Waterpark, and Galaxyland, roughly 3km away on foot. Amenities include free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free parking, laundry services, luggage storage, a meeting room, 24-hour business centre, and a diner-style restaurant. Comfort Inn participates in the Choice Privileges Rewards Program so if you’re not a member, it’ll pay to sign up.  

Travelodge Edmonton West

Best for: Travelling with pets
Rates from: C$89

The rooms at Travelodge Edmonton West may be small but they’re cheap, and they allow pets. And if you’re just in need of a place to sleep after a long day of shopping, this hotel, 2.3km from the mall, may be the perfect fit. And don’t worry, you’ll still get to enjoy a pool, waterslide, hot tub, fitness room, and an on-site Smitty’s restaurant. Members can collect Wyndham Hotel rewards too.

Find More Hotels Near West Edmonton Mall

If this list of luxury, mid-range, and budget hotels close to West Edmonton Mall isn’t doing it for you, Skyscanner has plenty more to choose from. And remember, we can also help you search the net for cheap flights to Edmonton. Or if you’d rather fly into Calgary and drive north, we can help with car rentals too. Make planning your next trip easy and fun with the Skyscanner app – it will also help you save money.