I was staying here Christmas day, waiting for boxing day sales in Edmonton. The location is great, close to the WEM and lots of restaurants.

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West Edmonton Attractions

Sandman Hotel Group features properties located within a rich mosaic of neighbourhoods and surrounding areas, each with a distinct, welcoming personality. We have compiled a list of useful information below to enhance your stay.


Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta and is well known for its scenic river valley and a thriving music and art community.

Located 294 km (183 mi) north of Calgary, Edmonton is home to North America's largest shopping and entertainment complex, West Edmonton Mall.

More than just a shopping centre, West Edmonton Mall also has a giant water park, a man-made lake, a skating rink, two mini-golf courses, 21 movie theatres, a Vegas-style casino and an amusement park with 25 rides and attractions.

Edmonton's vibrant population tends to hang out and let loose at the trendy Whyte Avenue district, which is situated next to the reputable University of Alberta.

The Muttart Conservatory, an expansive horticultural spectacle, is noted for its unique architecture, as is the remarkable Alberta Legislature Building.

Fort Edmonton Park is a large living history museum that recognizes Edmonton's past through a series of interactive restorations.

Celebrate the summer at Edmonton's Capital X, an exciting festival held annually in July.  

Sightseeing Edmonton


The city of Edmonton, Alberta, has a transportation network fairly typical for a Canadian city of its size, involving most modes of transport including, but certainly not limited to, air, rail, road and public transit.

With very few natural barriers to growth and largely flat to gently rolling terrain bisected by a deep river valley, the city of Edmonton has expanded to cover an area of nearly 684 km2, of which only two-thirds is built-up.

The metropolitan area covers over 9,418 km2. This has resulted in a heavily private transportation-oriented transportation network typical of any other city of its size in North America.

However, Edmonton does not have the extensive limited access freeway system typical of what one would find in a US metro area, and the road network is somewhat unusual in regard to access to downtown.

The Edmonton Transit System (ETS) is the primary public transportation agency, covering most parts of the city, but only within the City of Edmonton proper (with one exception).

Neighbouring communities outside Edmonton's city limits such as Sherwood Park and St. Albert operate their own public transit agencies and offer public transportation to and from neighbouring communities. The smaller city of Fort Saskatchewan contracts out bus services there to ETS.

Transport Edmonton


  • Sports Arena/s: 1-15KM
  • Beaches: 30-40KM
  • Ski Slopes: 10KM


  • Cinemas: 1.5KM
  • Theatres: 4 KM
  • Convention Center: 15KM
  • Major Business Centers: 10KM      
  • Law Courts: 10KM        
  • Scotia Tower: 10KM        
  • Government Buildings: 12KM        
  • University: 15KM


  • Shopping: 1.5KM


Denny's 24 Hour Restaurant

24 Hour Family Restaurant located at the hotel.  Serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Appetizers and Desserts. Special menu items for Kids, Seniors and Late Night dining. 


Chop Steakhouse & Bar 

Fine casual: a new dining experience. At Chop we bring together all the elements that discerning guests love about the fine dining experience (extraordinary food, a notable wine list, quality spirits and service and surroundings that pamper) with the energy, comfort and value of the casual dining experience.  

Chop Steakhouse & Bar