Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport is located at 1800 Wellington Avenue just a 7-minute drive to the Winnipeg international airport and an 8-minute drive to the shops and restaurants of Polo Park Shopping Centre.
This 100% non-smoking and air-conditioned property has 6 floors with elevator access, 11 rooms and 149 guest suites. With 4500 sq. ft. of meeting space, the Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport is able to host conferences, meetings, social functions and weddings.
Food facilities at the hotel feature an on-site restaurant, called Bistro 1800, which is open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. serving breakfast, lunch and dinner; and for a Sunday Brunch deluxe buffet, which costs $22.00, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Bistro 1800 Lounge, for casual dining, is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. In-suite dining is also available 24 hours a day with a full menu available until 1:00 a.m. and the Night Owl menu available from 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Additional hotel amenities include a 24-hour business centre, indoor pool, (outdoor pool has been permanently closed), whirlpool, sauna and exercise room. There are also guest rooms and facilities to accommodate disabled guests, and self-parking is available, for overnight only, at a $9.00 surcharge per night.
Other hotel services and facilities include a free shuttle service to and from the airport on demand (phone the hotel from the airport for pick-up), laundry service, valet service, a concierge desk, baggage storage, a news stand, an on-site convenience store and gift shop, plus a safety deposit box.
Pets stay free of charge. The hotel asks that guests bring a kennel to contain their pets during the time the maid comes in to clean the room.
Basic room amenities include: pillow-top mattress, alarm clock with radio and MP3/iPod adapter, telephone with voice mail, 32" Flat Panel HD television, work area with chair, free high-speed wireless Internet, wet bar, mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, On Command movies, individual climate control, black-out curtains, bathroom amenities, hairdryer, newspaper Monday to Friday, iron and ironing board, and rollaways.
Other more spacious rooms called Suites, Executive Rooms, and Accessible Rooms offer separate living areas, with sofa beds, extra televisions, and dual-line speakerphones.
Check-in is at 3:00 p.m. and check-out is at 12:00 noon.
The hotel is located within a half hour's drive of the following attractions:
Canad Inns Stadium (5 minutes)
Assiniboine Park and Zoo (11 minutes)
Manitoba Theatre Centre (16 minutes)
Winnipeg Art Gallery (13 minutes)
Centennial Concert Hall (16 minutes)
Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature (16 minutes)
The Forks Market and River Walk (15 minutes)
(Google Maps are referenced for all driving times.)
Verified with a Front Desk Agent on June 20, 2012: pet policy, smoking policy, outdoor pool permanently closed, hotel renovations are planned to begin July 2012 and continue for about one year, cost of parking, cost of buffet breakfast, and free wireless Internet throughout hotel
This hotel was a well-liked accommodation, in online reviews used for this report, having received many positive reviews overall.
Many guests praised the hotel's location for its proximity to Winnipeg's international airport. Many also were appreciative of the free shuttle service to and from the airport. One person advised that the hotel was perfectly located for an overnight stay for those wishing to rest in Winnipeg overnight, while traveling across Canada, due to its proximity to the Trans Canada Highway.
Many reviewers thought the hotel was well maintained and clean and enjoyed Hilton's beds and bedding describing them as very comfortable. One guest even remarked, "I love your beds and pillows. They were wonderful." Also, the rooms were considered spacious and nicely decorated by guests.
More than one guest commented positively about the value of the hotel for the price, saying it was a great value and even one of the best values in Winnipeg.
The staff received a lot of praise and were deemed to be excellent, professional and very friendly.
Many guests seemed to have enjoyed the restaurant's food and staff.
Also, many guests praised the hotel for giving them upgraded rooms, either through the Hilton Honors card points system, or to compensate them for not having available their room of choice.
Although receiving some pretty high marks, this hotel failed to completely satisfy some of its guests at times.
Some guests complained that the carpets were old and stained and could use an update. One guest commented that the bathtub could use a little deep cleaning and maintenance and another guest said the pool was somewhat unclean looking.
Although many guests enjoyed the food at the restaurant, a couple of guests complained about the price and quality.
One reviewer complained of never receiving their scheduled wake-up call. Another said they had trouble sleeping due to people yelling up and down the hallway and yet another described their disappointment in having lost sleep over a fire alarm and wishing the hotel had done something to compensate them.
One guest complained that there was no ice machine on their floor.
ranked the hotel 10th out of 57 properties in Winnipeg, and the hotel achieved an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 points from 119 reviews.
Priceline.com ranked the hotel 2nd out of 41 properties in Winnipeg, and the hotel obtained an average rating of 8.1 out of 10 points based upon 32 reviews.
Booking.com guest ratings averaged 8.9 out of 10 from 24 reviews.
Verified with a Front Desk Agent on June 20, 2012: pet policy, smoking policy, outdoor pool permanently closed, hotel renovations are planned to begin July 2012 and continue for approximately one year, cost of parking, cost of buffet breakfast, and free wireless Internet throughout hotel