Edmonton Tourism

Edmonton Tourism

August 12, 2008 08:00 ET

Edmonton, Alberta Hotels Supply Visitors With Sweet Dreams, Fun Times, Spectacular Views and Unique Experiences

Amazing Edmonton attractions and restaurants are right on the doorstep of these remarkable hotels

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 12, 2008) - With more than 12,000 guest rooms in lodgings ranging from themed-style hotels to trendy boutiques to convenient motels, visitors to Edmonton, Alberta are sure to find exactly what they're looking for.

Guests of downtown Edmonton, Alberta hotels never tire of the spectacular vistas of the urban River Valley parks system, just steps away from the hotels. Visitors will also love the convenience of being on the doorstep of some of the best Edmonton dining and restaurants on offer - Edmonton has more than 3,500 restaurants, bistros and pubs serving every type of imaginable international cuisine.

In addition, the city's downtown Art District ensures visitors can enjoy fantastic Edmonton theatre and performing arts featuring Sir Winston Churchill Square redeveloped into a cultural centrepiece in 2004, the square has become an entertainment destination for more than one million visitors as it hosts a wide number of events and festivals throughout the year. On the square's exterior boundaries, visitors will find City Hall, the Francis Winspear Centre for Music, the Citadel Theatre, the main branch of the Edmonton Public Library, and the site for the brand new Art Gallery of Alberta.

For those visitors looking for some wonderful southern comfort, travellers are encouraged to head to the South End of Edmonton for some unique boutique hotels as well as other great hotels. In the heart of Old Strathcona, a vibrant Edmonton shopping and entertainment district, hotel guests will enjoy the trendy stores and amazing Edmonton nightlife that are found in this historic setting, giving Edmonton a great buzz. Old Strathcona was named one of the 10 best shopping districts in Canada.

West End accommodations are known for their fun themed-rooms and great waterslides, as well as romantic resorts and luxury suites. Of the Top 10 Things to Do in Edmonton, the world-famous West Edmonton Mall is always on every visitors list. Families love being near this shopping and entertainment mecca, filled with amazing Edmonton attractions.

For more information on excellent accommodation options in Edmonton, Alberta, please visit www.edmonton.com/itscoolerhere.

About Edmonton Tourism

Edmonton & Area has more individual person visits than any other region in the province. (1)Edmonton Tourism is the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) that creates and implements tourism marketing initiatives for Greater Edmonton in conjunction with both public and private sector industry partners - features a variety of accommodations from which to choose, as well as extensive information on Edmonton summer vacations. For more information, please visit www.edmonton.com/itscoolerhere.

(1) source: Alberta Tourism, Parks, and Recreation

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