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Comfortable downtown Brandon hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and pet-friendly rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • The hotel's location was praised by many reviewers for being near numerous points of interest
  • Several guests liked their clean and modern rooms
  • Many lodgers were pleased with the customer service they received
Cons
  • A few guests who booked online were disappointed to find that they did not receive a breakfast voucher as other guests did
  • A couple of reviewers complained of noise disturbances during their stay
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 23, 2014
Overview
Located on Highway 1A in Brandon's city centre, the Victoria Inn Brandon is popular with business and leisure travellers requiring a downtown hotel with conference and recreation facilities (like a business centre, pool, fitness centre and hot tub).

This smoke-free hotel has 131 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a DVD player, an iron and ironing board, a desk, and a hair dryer. Standard rooms include two queen beds, and microwaves are available upon request. A variety of suites are available, offering king beds with a separate living areas, jetted tubs, microwaves, and steam showers. 

Hotel amenities include a business centre, an indoor pool and hot tub, fitness facilities and meeting/conference space. Parking is free and pets are permitted for a fee of $10 per pet per stay. Accessible rooms are available on request.

The 34th Street Bar and Grill is the Victoria Inn's on-site restaurant and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Other restaurants nearby include Bob's Steakhouse (around the corner), and Sushi Hut (roughly a 10-minute walk east of the hotel).

Brandon's Riverbank Discovery Centre is a 9-minute drive northeast, while Keystone Centre (large event, sports and conference facility) is roughly 7 minutes away by car. The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba is located a 9-minute drive east, and Shoppers Mall is about 6 minutes southeast by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets stay for a fee of $10 per stay. (Call date: December 10, 2012).
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The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's location, rooms, and staff.

The hotel's location was praised by most reviewers. They described it as close to Shopper's Mall, Brandon University, restaurants, and downtown Brandon. It was also mentioned the hotel was easily accessible, and close to Highway 1.

Several guests enjoyed their accommodations and described rooms as exceptionally clean, modern and large, with comfortable beds, beautiful decor, and nice lighting.

The staff were a source of many compliments by lodgers. They where characterized as friendly, courteous and efficient, and it was also mentioned they were helpful by printing off directions to nearby attractions for guests when requested. 
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The Bad
While most of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints among them.

A few guests who booked online were disappointed to find that they did not receive a $10 breakfast voucher as other guests of the hotel.

A couple of reviewers complained of noise disturbances during their stay, a barking dog and guests in the parking lot in the middle of the night.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #5 out of 17 Brandon hotels from 36 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.5 out of 5 from 55 reviews.

Expedia.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 with an 89% recommendation rate from 19 reviews.

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets stay for a fee of $10 per stay. (Call date: December 10, 2012).
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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Map Marker Victoria Inn Brandon
3550 Victoria Avenue, Brandon, MB