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Canad Inns Brandon

7.0 | Good | #9 out of 9 hotels in Brandon

Brandon hotel with indoor pool and waterslide, kid-themed and hot tub rooms and restaurant

  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Most reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Several guests praised their clean and well-equipped accommodations
  • The hotel's close proximity to the Keystone Centre was well appreciated
  • Some guests praised the beds for comfort
  • The on-site restaurant's service and price were a disappointment for some
  • Some guests were disturbed by late night music coming from the on-site bar
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Oct 22, 2014
Located 6 minutes from Brandon's city centre and connected to the Keystone Centre event facility, the Canad Inns Brandon is suited to business and leisure travellers who require a centrally-located hotel in downtown Brandon with easy access to one of Manitoba's largest event facilities.

This smoke-free hotel has 159 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, all of which offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms include one king or two queen beds, while kid-themed rooms, rooms with hot tubs and rooms with fireplaces are also available. Hotel amenities include a business centre, a fitness room, an indoor pool with a waterslide, and meeting/conference space at the attached Keystone Centre. 

This hotel is wheelchair accessible, parking is free, and pets are permitted for $25 per stay. On-site dining is provided at Aaltos Garden, (serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily), Tavern United sports pub (open for lunch and dinner), and Playmakers Gaming Lounge, a boutique casino open 24 hours a day. The hotel also houses The Great Western Roadhouse nightclub, open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

The Canad Inns Brandon is attached to Keystone Centre, one of North America's largest convention and entertainment complexes. Westman Reptile Gardens is roughly a 9-minute drive northwest of the hotel, while CFB Shilo and Canada's National Artillery Museum (RCM Museum) are both 19 minutes west by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets stay for $25 per stay (call date: December 10, 2012).
The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms, and location.

Most reviewers were pleased with the customer service they received at the hotel. They described the staff as professional and friendly, and one guest remarked the staff "made us feel welcome".

Several guests praised their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be a clean, spacious, and comfortable. Reviewers also enjoyed their in-room mini-fridges and microwaves, and described their rooms as well-equipped. It should be mentioned however, that a few lodgers found the beds to be uncomfortable and in need of replacing.

The hotel's location was considered to be convenient for many. Its connection to the Keystone Centre was appreciated by those attending conferences and sports events, and it was also described as centrally-located and close to restaurants and shops.
The Bad
Negative reviews sourced for this analysis mentioned noise transfer and the on-site restaurant.

Some guests reported noise disruptions during their stay. They described being disturbed by a dog barking in the hotel, guests in adjacent rooms having a party, and most commonly from the on-site Tavern Lounge late at night. These guests recommend future travellers book a room on the north side of the hotel as opposed to the south, and cautioned the hotel is "a party hotel".

Aaltos Garden, the on-site restaurant, was a source of complaint by some reviewers. These guests were disappointed with the service they received, describing it as slow and inefficient, and also mentioned the food was lacking in quality and selection compared to the prices charged.
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Sources guest reviewers ranked the hotel #9 out of 17 Brandon hotels from 41 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 from 33 reviews.

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets stay for $25 per stay (call date: December 10, 2012).
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.
Guest Reviews
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hotels in Brandon

The average guest rating for Canad Inns Brandon is 7.0 out of 10 based on 151 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Canad Inns Brandon at #9 out of 9 hotels in Brandon.

Map Marker Canad Inns Brandon
1125 18Th Street, Brandon, MB