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Holiday Inn Winnipeg - Airport West

8.2 | Very Good
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Friendly staff, close to highway and airport with a free shuttle

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free airport shuttle, free parking
  • The hotel's staff were praised for their friendly and efficient service
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to highway access and shopping
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and spacious rooms
Cons
  • Noise transfer was an issue for some lodgers
  • A few guests reported dated decor and old furniture in their rooms
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Shuttle
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated May 29, 2013
Overview
Located about a 12-minute drive from James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) along the Trans-Canada Highway, the Holiday Inn Winnipeg is suitable for air and car travellers who require a stopover hotel with easy highway access close to the airport.

This hotel has 226 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a jetted tub, a kitchenette, a separate bedroom and/or a seating area with a sofabed are also offered. 

Hotel amenities include a 24-hour business centre, fitness facilities, meeting/banquet space, guest laundry facilities, a lounge, a hot tub and the Holidome Recreational Facility, which features a supervised, three-story Pirates Cove Playland, a saltwater pool, a children's pool and an arcade.

A free 24-hour round-trip airport shuttle is also offered (contact hotel for departure times). Dining is available at Bell Bottoms Restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Parking, which is available free, is climate-controlled and located underground. Pets are not permitted and wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request.

Downtown Winnipeg is about a 15-minute drive eastward, while shopping can be found 4 minutes away on foot at St. James Shopping Centre. The Winnipeg Art Gallery is roughly a 10-minute drive east of the hotel, and St. Charles Country Club is a 7-minute drive southwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: May 24, 2013)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, location and rooms.

Many reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stays, and characterized the staff as friendly, accommodating, helpful and efficient. One guest remarked, "Reception did an excellent job at check-in/check-out, plus locating a suitable vase for the Valentine's Day bouquet; housekeeping was efficient and cooperative; restaurant service was prompt and friendly".

The hotel's location was praised by numerous guests, who found it to be close to restaurants, shopping, Shoppers Drug Mart, the airport and highway access.

Several lodgers enjoyed their accommodations. They described their rooms as clean and spacious with comfortable beds and pillows and good Wi-Fi signals. It should be noted, however, that some reviewers had complaints about their rooms (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about noise transfer and the rooms.

Some guests mentioned noise disturbances in their reviews. They reported traffic noise in rooms facing Portage Ave., as well as noise from guests in adjacent rooms and kids running in the hallways unattended.

While the majority of lodgers were pleased with their clean and spacious rooms, a few reviewers were disappointed with their accommodations. They complained of dated decor and fixtures and old furniture.
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TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #24 out of 61 Winnipeg hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 106 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.8 out of 5 with an 89% recommendation rate from 28 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 from 28 reviews.

The author called the hotel on May 24, 2013 to verify some information.
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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Rated 8.2/10 based on 1278 reviews

Ranked #23 out of 48 hotels in Winnipeg

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Map Marker Holiday Inn Winnipeg - Airport West
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