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Edmonton, Canada
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119 reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Went to 'Scary Nasty' at the Capital Theatre in Fort Edmonton Park and had dinner at the Selkirk Hotel. It was an awsome all you can eat buffet. We ordered a realy nice bottle of Chilean merlot. The desert table was ginormouse.

Thank Dunmax
Suzzette M, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selkirk, responded to this review

Good morning, We are very happy to hear about your dinner and show experience at Fort Edmonton Park. We offer dinner and show packages for those guests who want to spend a full evening 1920s style! During the summer months (and on selected fall/winter/spring dates), our guests can wake up in the 20s and spend the night in the Hotel... More 

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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon Hotel Selkirk on a trip through Western Canada and boy what a treat. We arrive at Fort Edmonton around 7, after the park had closed. Getting in was a little foreign, the park is fully gated. Once you find the gate you'll need to buzz the front desk so the can let you in. Anyway entering the... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We stay for a night so we could walk around the park and enjoy its all. Have supper after the park was closed was vary good and the food was great. The night staff will help you be comfortable and get you anything that may have bin miss.

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Northants UK
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204 reviews
141 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 302 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

A reproduction of the original Selkirk which burnt down in 1962, so the plaque says, and a good job has been made of it. The 20's theme is superb, however it lacks! No TV in rooms, why? Because there was no TV in the 20's, neither was there wifi, aircon, central heating, and probably not hot running water, lame excuse!... More 

Thank Earby
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We arrived at the hotel coming in the back road to Fort Edmonton. It felt like we were breaking in it was such a weird feeling to be there after hours. Most of the cars in the parking lot were gone and we just scooted past everyone and drove to the hotel via a service entrance. The staff were very... More 

Thank Michelle J
Las Vegas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We booked out the park for my birthday and the management team was excellent while the event took place. However, prior to the event no one would return our calls, one person would say one thing and another person the complete opposite. we also tried to book the brunch, which they said was sold out - but it only had... More 

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Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

I read the reviews with my kids and we had a little laugh; people were complaining about the sheets and not having TV. My kids pointed out there wasn't TV during that time period. Perhaps, management has replaced the sheets since the previous reviews but no complaints from us. The service has been really good. Everyone is friendly, accommodating and... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Chose this hotel for its historic significance in the development of the City of Edmonton. The hotel itself did not disappoint but the service level did. The reception staff were very friendly and efficent but have lapses in attending the front desk, passing along telephone messages (telephone out of order) and in knowing the restaurant hours and service provided. On... More 

1 Thank Trevor S
Suzzette M, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selkirk, responded to this review

Good morning Trevor, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a very detailed review. We certainly appreciate it. We are always looking for ways to improve the service we provide to our guests. Staying at the Hotel Selkirk is definitely a one-of-a-kind experience. Our guestrooms include admission to Canada's largest living history museum during the summer. You are... More 

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Reviewed 21 May 2015

Nicely done replica of the original. The bar was a bit of a disappointment. Very little seating and no place to stand without being in the way of families walking through plus there was only one person tending the bar. The restaurant was no better. The food was very low quality especially since we ordered burgers and fries. Every table... More 

Thank Rob E
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We enjoyed a fabulous 5 course meal and radio theatre in historic Hotel Selkirk located in Fort Edmonton Park, Edmonton, Alberta. The Arctic char was fantastic and all 5 courses were served well. The hotel itself has smaller than average rooms, very comfortable beds, and updated bathrooms. Please note that there is no TV in the rooms. You are paying... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Selkirk is located in Fort Edmonton Park and is a reconstruction of an 1920's hotel that was originally located on Jasper Avenue. Hotel Selkirk plays a vital part of the Park and is a fully functioning modern hotel with guest rooms available from May 20th - September 2012. All guest rooms have WiFi, En-Suite, desk, coffee machine and some rooms overlooking the 1920's streets.A complimentary admission to Fort Edmonton Park is included with your night's accommodation. You can go back in time and ride the stream train, walk amongst the local villagers making bannock, sample fresh baked goods and fudge at the Jasper House Bakery, from only a few steps from your hotel room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Selkirk

Address: 1920 Street | Fort Edmonton Park, Edmonton, Alberta T6H 4P3, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Edmonton
Price Range: €120 - €134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Selkirk 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Hotel Selkirk Edmonton, Alberta
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“Expect noisy wedding guests if staying during the summer months”
 of 5 bubbles Moogles07, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles K5328GKlindas, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No TV and rooms are old fashioned and small but modernized too.”
 of 5 bubbles 412dianac, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Both floors seemed quiet because of the brick build.”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleJ129, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Great place - just be on top of them so they call you back!”
 of 5 bubbles NiteTour, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
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