This hotel is situated in the Polo Park area and is a 5-minute drive from the Winnipeg International Airport (YWG) and an 11-minute walk from the Canad Inns Stadium (home of the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers). This property was last renovated in Februrary 2012 and re-opened in the summer of 2012 under the Holiday Inn brand. With an on-site business centre, water park and free Wi-Fi, this property is well suited for both business and leisure travellers.
A free airport shuttle service is available and operates daily from 5 am to 11 pm. Travel to and from the airport may be arranged on demand through the front desk directly.
This property is 100% smoke-free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV with pay-per-view movies, a work desk, bathrobes, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a safe, free newspapers delivered to guest rooms, and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed, one queen bed and a sofabed, two queen beds or one king bed.
Suites offer more spacious accommodations and are furnished with one king bed and a sofabed.
Parking is available on site for an additional fee of $10 per day. Pets are permitted for an additional fee of $20 per night (maximum pet weight is 80 lbs).
The Hub, the on-site restaurant and lounge, serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and alcoholic beverages.
On-site recreational facilities include the Rainforest Splash Park (interactive water park), a fitness centre and a steam room. Other on-site amenities include 2,000 square feet of meeting and conference space, a business centre, guest laundry facilities, dry cleaning service, an ATM, ice/vending machines and safe deposit boxes.
Polo Park Shopping Centre (largest mall in Manitoba) is a 3-minute drive away. Downtown attractions such as the MTS Centre (home of the NHL's Winnipeg Jets), the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Winnipeg Conference Centre and the Winnipeg Art Gallery, are all accessible within a 12-minute drive. The Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature and the Manitoba Theatre Centre are both about 16 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on February 7, 2013: The free airport shuttle service is available and operates daily from 5 am to 11 pm. Travel to and from the airport may be arranged on demand through the front desk directly.
Many guests described this property as new and modern, among the reviews used for this analysis, and many reviewers indicated that they had enjoyable stays.
Many guests described their rooms as clean and well-appointed with modern furnishings.
The food and wait staff at the on-site restaurant were frequently praised.
A few guests found the indoor pool and water park area enjoyable. A couple of reviewers specifically mentioned that the pool area was clean and had shallow areas that were appropriate for smaller children.
The location was found to be convenient, by a few guests, for accessing the airport and the Polo Park mall.
The customer service at this property seemed to be somewhat hit or miss. Several guests described the front desk agents that they encountered as friendly and helpful, however a few other reviewers had concerns about the service they received.
gave this hotel a ranking of #10 out of 58 properties in Winnipeg, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 14 reviews.
gave this property an average score of 2.7 out of 5, based on 3 guest reviews.
The author called the hotel on February 7, 2013 to verify some information.