Winnipeg, the largest city and capital of Manitoba, Canada, is full of wonderful museums, historic sites and world-class attractions. This diverse city offers culture, history and exciting entertainment for people of all ages.
•The Manitoba Museum – As an award-winning cultural center, the museum offers a glimpse into the city's history with a planetarium, science gallery and the first authentic pirate ship ever discovered in U.S. waters. •Children's Museum – Located in Winnipeg's oldest train repair plant, the museum features a 1952 diesel locomotive and a 1910 passenger car that you can explore. There are 12 permanent galleries including the Splash Lab where kids can create fun water experiments.
•The Exchange District – Located in one of Winnipeg's most colorful neighborhoods, this 30-block area showcases beautiful 19th century architecture, art galleries and antiques. The district offers concerts at The Cube and food tours where you can sample Winnipeg's best cuisine. •The Forks – Recognized as a National Historic Site along the Assiniboine River, The Forks offers dining, shopping and entertainment in a beautiful historic environment. There are year-round festivals, farmer's markets, painting competitions and fall fishing derbies. •The French Quarter – Just over the Esplanade Riel Bridge, you'll find St. Boniface, Winnipeg's unique French Quarter. A stroll along Provencher Boulevard with quaint cafes and one-of-a-kind boutiques will give you a true sense of Winnipeg's French heritage.
•Sports Events – Winnipeg sports lovers can enjoy non-stop, year-round entertainment with the Winnipeg Goldeyes baseball team, the Winnipeg Jets NHL team and the favorite team for locals, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers CFL team. •Assiniboia Park – As one of Winnipeg's oldest attractions, Assiniboia Park offers something for everyone. Visit Assiniboia Downs for a day of horse racing or the casino for a night of gaming. The 80-acre Assiniboia Park Zoo is a favorite tourist stop. •Royal Canadian Mint – The mint produces all Canadian coins in circulation, as well as coins for more than 60 other governments around the world. With an interactive coin museum, you can make your own souvenir coin and hold a pure gold bar worth more than $600,000. •Fort Whyte Alive – In this 640-acre, award-winning nature center you can hang out with a herd of prairie bison, feed exotic birds at the bird feeding stations , hike through forest trails, or learn to fish at the lake, where kids under 12 can take home two fish.
Perfectly situated in the financial hub of Winnipeg, located next to the University of Winnipeg, Investors Group building, Great West Life, and all the major corporations located in downtown Winnipeg. We are just steps away from the Manitoba Legislative building, Convention Centre and the MTS Centre, in addition to Rapid Transit, connecting our hotel directly to the U of M and Investor Group Field
Located only 5 minutes from the Airport and 10 minutes from Downtown, we are the hotel of choice in the Polo Park area. While staying with us, enjoy our free airport shuttle, indoor pool, restaurant and meeting and conference space. Rest and relax in our spacious guestrooms which feature triple sheeted bedding and HD flat screen TVs.
It's your basic Holiday Inn Express. You know what to expect, and youi get it. There's really nothing wrong with this hotel. Free Wifi, fitness room, pool, dining, room service, and all the[More]
One problem. In the summer, you'll notice that the sun doesn't go down until 10pm (9pm in the spring and fall), and the shear curtains do not block out the sun at all.... especially in the morning when the sun comes up way earlier than you want it to! [Less]
Other than a few minor construction issues (wrinkled carpet, loose bathroom tap, unfunctioning door lock, etc. our stay was very comfortable and if an opportunity arises, we will stay again. Perhaps[More]
for a weekend getaway in the middle of winter. [Less]