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Located in the historic town of Wetaskiwin, the Best Western Wayside Inn combines small-town comfort with modern-day amenities. Whether your travels are for business or leisure, you're sure to find just what you need at this Wetaskiwin hotel.

You'll find plenty to keep you busy during your stay in Wetaskiwin. History buffs can pass hours on end at one of the town's many museums. Learn about the "Spirit of the Machine" at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum. Within walking distance from the Best Western Wayside Inn, this museum contains thousands of aviation, transportation and agricultural artifacts. Other local attractions include Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame, the Wetaskiwin & District Museum and the Alberta Central Railway Museum.

Wetaskiwin offers plenty of ways to take in the great outdoors - from walking paths through historic downtown to scenic golf courses. It's only a short drive to Pigeon Lake's Ma Me O Beach, a popular summer escape. And each year, country music fans flock to the Big Valley Jamboree, which draws some of country's biggest names.

Centrally located between Edmonton and Red Deer, this Alberta hotel offers modern convention and banquet services that can be customized for a group of three to 300 in one of several meeting rooms. Our professional staff will cater to your group's every need.

Our on-site restaurant, O'Brian's, offers casual family dining in a relaxed atmosphere. Barney's, the Best Western Wayside Inn's pub, let's guests kick back at the end of the day with upscale pub fare, video gaming machines, off-track betting and keno.

The Best Western Wayside Inn is one of the most accessible hotels in Wetaskiwin, conveniently located on Highway 2A, Wetaskiwin's Auto Mile. Other conveniences include an on-site exercise room, free wireless Internet and a business center. We are also among Wetaskiwin's pet-friendly hotels!

Book your stay at the Best Western Wayside Inn today and discover all that this Wetaskiwin hotel has to offer! Enjoy your stay.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $5 per day with a $100 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning & damage deposit of $50 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair/cleaning.
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions


  • 1 kilometer(s) from Water Tower, Canada's oldest working water tower
  • 1.5 kilometer(s) from Aviation Hall of Fame, 60 rare and significant vintage aircraft
  • 2 kilometer(s) from Reynolds Alberta Museum, An award winning and interactive museum celebrating the "Spirit of the Machine"
  • 2 kilometer(s) from Western Lanes, bowling billards, and arcade
  • 3 kilometer(s) from By The Lake Park, water sports, fishing, walking/biking trails
  • 3 kilometer(s) from Wetaskiwin Golf Course
  • 4 kilometer(s) from Loon's Golf Course
  • 4 kilometer(s) from Wetaskiwin Hospital
  • 7 kilometer(s) from Edmonton International Speedway, NASCAR® sanctioned racing every Saturday night May until September
  • 25 kilometer(s) from Alberta Central Railway Museum, Railway museum/live steamers society
  • 30 kilometer(s) from Ma Me O Beach, Sandy beaches on Pigeon Lake
  • 75 kilometer(s) from West Edmonton Mall, World's largest mall featuring a water park and amusement park
  • 75 kilometer(s) from Skyreach Center, home of Edmonton Oilers® hockey team


  • O'Brians Restaurant, on premises, full service, Steak House, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, O'Brian's Restaurant offers casual dining in a relaxing atmosphere. Whether you are looking for a satisfying breakfast, a great steak or sampling our buffet; you will find a great meal at O'Brian's. Conveniently located with in the hotel.
  • Barney's Pub and Grill, on premises, pub, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Barney's Pub and Grill offers an unique upscale pub menu, cool drinks and a great atmosphere. Enjoy the game on one of our flat screen televisions, test your luck at our video lottery terminals or catch the excitement of wagering on the ponys. We've got everything you need to have a great time at Barney's Pub and Grill.
  • 0.02 kilometer(s) from McDonald's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.03 kilometer(s) from A & W® Restaurant, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.03 kilometer(s) from Pizza Hut®, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, pizza and free delivery
  • 0.03 kilometer(s) from Smitty's® Restaurant, coffeesShop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, family dining pancake house
  • 0.06 kilometer(s) from Wendy's®/Tim Hortons®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.06 kilometer(s) from Boston Pizza®, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, pizza and pasta are the specialties

Nearby Cities

  • 12 kilometer(s) from Hobbema
  • 12 kilometer(s) from Millet
  • 30 kilometer(s) from Camrose
  • 30 kilometer(s) from Ponoka
  • 30 kilometer(s) from Leduc
  • 75 kilometer(s) from Edmonton
  • 80 kilometer(s) from Red Deer


  • Parkdale Taxi, 352-7588. Eagle Taxi, 352-7699
  • 0.5 kilometer(s) from car rental
  • 2 kilometer(s) from Wetaskiwin Greyhound, bus terminal
  • 45 kilometer(s) from Edmonton International Airport