The three most popular tourist spots in Winnipeg are Assiniboine Park Zoo, FortWhyte Alive, and Manitoba Museum. However, because a tourist wouldn’t be out all the time, it’s better to have accommodation that shall be countable on the family photo albums. Don’t get confused, we are only explaining about picking a themed hotel instead of the normal ones. Usually, themed lodgings carry a decorated theme and give a more pleasurable stay for every age groups. Plus, we also get to see play areas and such more arrangement in those stylish lodgings. So, if you’re not a boring type and enjoy playful things, or simply when you’re visiting Winnipeg with children, it’s a good idea to stay in a themed hotel. If you still cannot visualize our notion or still perplexed about this whole thing, just scroll down a little and take a look at the index of the best themed hotels in Winnipeg, Canada. You will know the extra elements you would get if you pick any of these options.
Take a look at this dinosaur-beach themed water park hotel, it is situated in the immediate vicinity of the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. The tariff is quite affordable here, and most of the room and suites are decorated. In the different zones of this hotel, you would notice several interesting murals, like pre-historic, galactic, ocean, forest, etc. This hotel comprises pools, fitness centres, wellness amenities, and besides, the water slides are always there for fun. The stay is wheelchair friendly, and toilets also have some facilities for disabled guests. This hotel allows a pet stay, but extra charges will be incurred.
It’s hard to explain the full beauty of this theme-hotel in a single paragraph, so bear with us as we try to focus on just some chief factors. The hotel has a multi-genre theme, you will see the grape vineyard, African savanna, Egyptian tent, oriental, western suites, and a lot more. The sauna and other wellness feature being extra elements. But speaking about just the en-suited bathhouses, their jetted tubs would be either granite-top, river stone, marble top, or terracotta bricks themed. There is a games room as well, and guests will have three billiards tables for use. Besides, there will be evening performances, themed dinner, stand up shows, etc. This stay is located in the city centre district, and your nearest landmark would be Continental Concert Hall.
Fort Garry looks a brilliant copy of New York’s landmarked ‘The Plaza Hotel’. Fort was built over 100 years back and holds a monumental status designated by the Canadian government. The architecture theme is ‘old chateau’ or a ‘true manor house’ without fortifications, thus lodging here would satisfy your wish to sleep in some forts. Art and history lovers would also appreciate this hotel as the interiors still hold the history of that era. They feature entertainment services, a full-sized indoor pool, woodsy yoga centre, and an upscale skin treatment centre. Local folklore claims the suite-202 to be haunted by a spirit, so the supernatural hunters are always in the waitlist. However, no evidence has ever been found and no person was ever harmed. It’s completely safe to stay,
Much affordable than the previous pick, we’d like to present you ‘Mere’ as the next suggestion. Regardless of your arrival timing, the visual elements of this boutique hotel would mesmerize as you step out of your taxi door. During the daylight, this building appears as if it’s caged behind bright colored bars. And after the sunset, the complete exterior would get illuminated by lots of changing color strobe lamps. The suites are built in European style, and hence we feel that the overall construction is indeed very thoughtfully designed. The building is set by the Red River, and you will see a waterfront café with this hotel. Winnipeg’s most popular landmark ‘The Fork’ will be your within walking reach if you book this option.
If you’re agreeable to stay a few miles off the city center, we have found possibly the finest option. It’s another water park themed hotel, but this time you will see two-story tall water slides, multiple swimming pools, and also a scenic rock cascading waterfall. Besides, there will be fitness, wellness, and body treatment features as well. Winnipeg’s international airport would be only some steps away, and the Polo Park shopping center should also be within your walking vicinity. The best thing about this hotel is that you can lodge two children (<16 years old) for no extra cost, changed sleep arrangement will be hassle-free here because every queen room has two oversized beds.
Located on the Pembina Highway, Canad Inn is the most economical pick of this list. Guessing a single theme is hard here, and even if we do, that will be unfair with the other styles. The significant features with this hotel are grownup and children pool, spiral water slides, also an in-house casino gaming lounge with a video lottery terminal. Besides, you would notice a vintage touch in its woodsy corridor due to the presence of classic street lamps by the stone sidewalk paves. Your taste buds would also thank you for staying here because out of the two on-site restaurants, one serves delicious fast food.
The best time to visit Winnipeg
While the themed hotel experience would be the same throughout the year, the outdoor experience will vary. Thus, to have the most from your overall Winnipeg tour, you should avoid winters months because they are extreme and last for about five months in this region. The best time to visit this city is summers, which starts after the month of March. And especially between June and August, you will see so many festivals/events in Winnipeg and neighboring cities, so that will be an added advantage as well. Some notable local fests are - Winnipeg Folk Fest, Fire & Water Music Festival, and Winnipeg Fringe Festival.
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