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Very clean hotel in a good location, with well-liked restaurant and bowling alley

Pros
  • Free wireless Internet throughout, free parking, free local calls and voice messaging, free newspapers, free cribs and children under 18 stay free
  • Many guests were pleased with the friendly staff
  • Many guests really liked the food at the hotel's restaurant
  • Hotel, rooms and bathrooms very clean according to guests
  • Many guests enjoyed the pool, bowling alley, and lounge
  • Guests thought the location was conveniently located to the Trans Canada Highway, downtown, close to attractions, groceries and transit
Cons
  • No elevator to 2nd floor
  • A few guests had Internet connectivity issues
  • Some thought the hotel's exterior was old and needed cleaning and painting
  • A few guests thought the rooms were a little dated
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 29, 2012
Overview
Travelodge Winnipeg East is located at 20 Alpine Avenue in Winnipeg, Manitoba just off Fermor Avenue and the Trans Canada Highway (Route 135). Downtown Winnipeg is an approximate 16 minute drive north of the hotel and Winnipeg's international airport is a 28 minute drive to the north-west.

The 100% smoke-free and air-conditioned property has 2 storeys with no elevator, and 75 newly renovated rooms and suites. Renovations were completed in 2009 at which time the hotel received 4 Travelodge awards for their management, sales, marketing and also Property of the Year Award. The property maintains an indoor tropical courtyard in the pool area (along with sauna, whirlpool and kiddie pool) and features an attached 5-pin bowling lane (snacks available), plus an on-site restaurant and lounge.

Room and hotel amenities include complimentary wireless Internet (throughout hotel), free parking, free local telephone calls and voicemail, photocopy services, fax services, courier services, free weekday newspapers, coin-operated laundry services, luggage pick-up and storage, room service, in-room coffeemakers, 27" televisions, clock radios, hair dryers, individual AC/heat units, in-room microwaves and fridges, ironing boards, and irons.

Single rooms offer 1 King or 1 Queen bed while Double rooms offer 2 Queen size beds are based upon a 2-adult occupancy with an extra adult allowed for a surcharge. The hotel allows children under the age of 18 to stay free. Extra cots are $10, but cribs are provided free of charge. The hotel offers poolside rooms and suites for an extra charge. Pets are allowed to stay for a fee of $10 per stay.

On-site dining is available at the Marquee Restaurant & Lounge which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A coupon is available upon request at the Front Desk, which gives guests 10% off their meal.

The hotel also has a "Gaming Bar" that serves light meals and features a big-screen TV, pool table, electronic dart board and VLTs.

The hotel is located within a 15 minute drive of the following attractions, shopping, and restaurants:

The Forks Market and Riverwalk (restaurants, shopping)
The Royal Canadian Mint 
Tinkertown Amusements
St. Vital Mall
MTS Centre (venue)
IMAX Theatre at Portage Place Shopping Centre
The Centennial Concert Hall

(Google Maps are referenced for all driving times.)

Verified by the Front Desk Agent on July 23, 2012: hotel has 2 storeys with no elevator, pet policy, smoking policy, free wireless Internet throughout, air-conditioned throughout, a fine of $250 applies to guests who smoke in the hotel
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The Good
This was a very well-liked property with many satisfied guests. The facilities were well pleasing to the guests who referred to the beautiful, clean pool, great bar and lounge and the great fun bowling in the hotel's bowling alley.

The hotel staff were highly rated for being accommodating, helpful and friendly. Many guests felt well taken care of by the attentive staff.

In the reviews used for this analysis, many praised the food quality, selection and reasonable prices of the cozy on-site restaurant. One reviewer praised the breakfast in particular and stated that the restaurant staff was flexible regarding substitutions. Guests said the food was excellent.

Many guests said their rooms were clean, comfortable and spacious.

Guests said parking was plentiful and safe with a security guard on patrol, however sometimes guests had to park on the street because the lot was full.

Some guests said that the hotel was conveniently located right off the Trans Canada Highway and close to downtown, with grocery shopping and fast food restaurants right in the neighbourhood plus easy access to public transit.

Many recommended the hotel and said they would definitely stay there again.
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The Bad
The most common complaint was regarding the lack of an elevator to the second floor.

A few guests complained of slow and unreliable Internet access.

A few guests mentioned that the hotel appeared to be old and one said that the exterior needed a good scrubbing and a fresh coat of paint. Another guest said they were worried when they saw the exterior condition of the hotel, but were reassured when they saw how clean the interior was.

A few guests mentioned that the rooms were a little dated.

An isolated complaint from one reviewer mentioned that their poolside room was noisy due to activity at the pool although other reviewers thought the hotel was quiet.
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TripAdvisor.com ranked the hotel 22nd out of 57 Winnipeg properties and guest ratings averaged 4 points out of 5 from 53 guest reviews.

Hotels.com guest ratings averaged 4.1 points out of 5 from 36 reviews.

Booking.com guest ratings averaged 8.1 points out of 10 from 69 reviews.

Verified by the Front Desk Agent on July 23, 2012: hotel has 2 storeys with no elevator, pet policy, smoking policy, free wireless Internet throughout, air-conditioned throughout, a fine of $250 applies to guests who smoke in the hotel
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Guest Reviews
7.9
Good

Rated 7.9/10 based on 388 reviews

Ranked #27 out of 47 hotels in Winnipeg


9 out of 10 | Nancy stayed September 08, 2013

"The room was in white and very clean,the hostess was extremely helpful,friendly,smiled lots and suggested many things to us.Our stay was comfortable and we will refer friends and family for certain.We had a great complimentry bkf before leaving."

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8 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed March 21, 2013

"Greg"

"Good service, clean room. and in a good location."

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9 out of 10 | Michael stayed April 18, 2004

Map Marker Travelodge Winnipeg East
20 Alpine Avenue, Winnipeg, MB