This property is situated among local businesses and restaurants on a major thoroughfare. The nearest Trans-Canada interchange is a 2-minute drive away. This hotel is well located for guests who are looking for convenient access to off-site dining and the highway.
This hotel is 100% smoke-free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, free local calls, a hair dryer, a TV and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed, one queen bed and a sofabed or two queen beds. Suites at this property offer more spacious accommodations with a separate sitting area and also include a sofabed, an iron and ironing board and a microwave.
Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per pet, per night (maximum of three pets per room).
A free continental breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am.
Other on-site amenities include an indoor heated pool, a waterslide, a hot tub, fax/copy service, a business centre, a common BBQ area, guest laundry facilities and ice/vending machines.
Splash Island Water Park is 8 minutes away by car, while the Portage Golf Club is a 9-minute drive away. The Portage La Prairie Airport (YPG) is 9 minutes away by car, while the Fort La Reine Museum (100-year old log cabin) is a 13-minute drive away. The Delta Marsh Wildlife Management Area (beaches and trails) is 47 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on January 18, 2013: The free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am. Pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per pet, per night.
The staff were the most complimented aspect of this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis. Guests described the front desk agents as attentive and knowledgeable about the local area. One reviewer thought that the staff at this hotel provided the best service, while another reviewer said that the front desk agents "catered to us".
Many guests described their rooms with basic furniture, but clean. However, a few reviewers said that their carpets did not appear clean (see below for more details).
The indoor pool, waterslide and hot tub were enjoyed by a few reviewers.
A few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent. A few reviewers indicated that they were likely to stay at this hotel again in the future and a couple of guests appreciated the free breakfast.
There were a few common concerns mentioned by guests, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. Despite the smoke-free policy, a few reviewers complained about smelling cigarette smoke and these reviewers suspected that the smoke was coming from neighbouring rooms or the halls.
While many guests found their rooms to be clean, a few reviewers noticed debris on the in-room carpeting. One guest described finding crumbs, while another reviewer discovered bottle caps on the floor.
A couple of reviewers were disturbed by noise from a train travelling nearby.
gave this hotel an average score of 4 out of 5, with 75% of 4 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 6 properties in Portage La Prairie, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 45 reviews.
Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.2 out of 10, based on 14 guest reviews.
The author called the hotel on January 18, 2013 to verify some information.