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Winnipeg hotel near Garden City mall with kid theme rooms, restaurant and waterpark

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout, free parking and free local calls
  • Many guests thought the staff were friendly and offered amazing service
  • The restaurant's food and service were enjoyed by the guests
  • Guests said rooms were excellent, modern and clean
  • Pool facilities were enjoyed by guests
  • Good value for rooms and restaurant food, according to guest comments
Cons
  • A few guests complained about uncomfortable beds
  • A couple of guests said the hotel was dated
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 19, 2014
Overview
Canad Inns Garden City is located about 13 minutes by car to downtown Winnipeg and about 18 minutes to Winnipeg's international airport. This hotel is known for its kid-friendly perks like a waterpark and themed children's rooms.

The 100% smoke-free, pet-free and air-conditioned property has 3 storeys, 1 elevator, and 72 guest rooms and suites including queen leisure suites (featuring 2 bedrooms and separate living room), kids' theme rooms and accessible rooms. All rooms include free Wi-Fi and computer data port, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a hair dryer, and an ironing board with iron. Children under 17 stay free when accompanied by an adult.

Hotel amenities include free parking, a waterpark with indoor pool, waterslide, hot tub and kiddie's pool. 

On-site dining options include Aaltos Garden Cafe serving traditional comfort food for breakfast, lunch and dinner from a combination of a full buffet and off-the-menu choices. Tavern United is a sports bar serving a full pub menu and premium beers. Playmaker's Gaming Lounge offers a full menu and video lottery terminals for those 18 years of age or over. Essence Night Club is open weekends from 9:00 p.m. and offers two full service bars, dance floor, DJs and other entertainment. Breakfast specials are offered daily for $3.99.

The Canad Inns Garden City is an 11-minute walk (or 2-minute drive) from Garden City Shopping Centre. The Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature with Planetarium & Science Gallery is a 14-minute drive away in downtown Winnipeg, and Shaw Park, the home of the Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club is 17 minutes away by car.

For those visiting family or friends or utilizing the Seven Oaks Hospital out-patient clinic for treatments, Canad Inns Garden City is located nearby with only a 4-minute drive or 16-minute walk to the hospital. (Google Maps are referenced for all walking and driving times.)

Verified by a Front Desk Agent on August 1, 2012: pet and smoking policies, daily breakfast special for $3.99, free Wi-Fi is available throughout hotel, free parking, free local calls, free newspapers, no fitness facility, no business centre, no airport shuttle, no smoking rooms.
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The Good
This hotel was very well reviewed by its guests in the reviews used for this analysis. Guests typically enjoyed their stays, with many recommending the hotel to others and saying they would stay here again.

The friendly, accommodating staff and the service and food in the restaurant were the two most highly praised items of the recent guest reviews online, which were used for this analysis. The staff were considered to be efficient and professional. Some guests said the service was excellent. The food in the restaurant was equally pleasing with guests reporting outstanding service and great food.

One guest mentioned the great atmosphere of the hotel and the recent renovations. Many liked the rooms saying they were excellent, modern and clean. A couple of guests highlighted the beds saying that they had "lovely duvets with great pillows" and "clean, fresh smelling linen". Another guest mentioned having a "lovely bathroom" with an oversized tub to relax in after a long day.

Guests said they and their children loved the pool.
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The Bad
A few guests offered their critique of the hotel but their comments were somewhat isolated in nature.

One guest suggested that breakfast should be offered until 11:30 a.m., "giving the guests more time to relax in the morning and actually be on a holiday".
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TripAdvisor.com ranked the hotel #6 out of 57 properties in Winnipeg and guest ratings averaged 4.5 points out of 5 from 8 reviews.

Hotels.com guest ratings averaged 4.3 points out of 5 from 30 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest ratings averaged 4 points out of 5 from 1 review.

Orbitz.com guest ratings averaged 4.3 points out of 5 from 4 reviews.

Verified by a Front Desk Agent on August 1, 2012: pet and smoking policies, daily breakfast special for $3.99, free Wi-Fi is available throughout hotel, free parking, free local calls, free newspapers, no fitness facility, no business centre, no airport shuttle, no smoking rooms.
Editor's Analysis by Scott B.
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Guest Reviews
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hotels in Winnipeg

Rated 7.9/10 based on 516 reviews

Ranked #32 out of 48 hotels in Winnipeg

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Map Marker Canad Inns Garden City
2100 McPhillips Street, Winnipeg, MB