Accommodation in Manitoba

• A Travel Guide for Manitoba, Canada.
A mix of culture, history and adventure, Manitoba is home to some of Canada’s most unique and diverse experiences and peoples, which visitors will encounter while staying in the province’s numerous and varied accommodations.

Winnipeg & Area

Home to the renowned Royal Winnipeg Ballet and North America's most impressive collection of terra cotta and cut-stone architecture, Winnipeg is Manitoba's largest urban centre and its capital city. While in Winnipeg, visitors can fill their days and nights with the area's bountiful attractions, shopping, galleries, events and performances, all while discovering a rich culinary landscape with plenty of local and international representation. And as days come to a close, visitors can find reprieve in one of the abundant accommodations located throughout the city.

Visitors looking for lavish accommodations will find both luxury chain-brand and boutique hotels in the city’s bustling downtown. Guests staying at the boutique hotel, Place Louis Riel Suite Hotel, can enjoy spacious suites as well as superior service and amenities. For travelling convenience, a variety of popular chain hotels and several sizable conference facilities are situated next to the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG). Budget conscious travellers also have a choice of economical accommodation, including two hostels, numerous motels and variety of campgrounds.

Northern Region

Manitoba's largest area, the Northern Region borders Saskatchewan, Ontario, Nunavut and the Hudson Bay. Home to a number of provincial and national parks—such as the Wapusk National Park and Bakers Narrows Provincial Park—the region is covered in tundra, boreal forest and lakes, making it an ideal location for activities such as paddling, fishing, hiking, hunting and snowmobiling. After a day of adventure, visitors can take their rest among one of the number of properties that can be found throughout the region.

Churchill is a destination of wonder and magic, where travellers can come to view the awe-inspiring aurora borealis, watch the playful beluga whales or observe the mighty and majestic polar bears in their natural habitat. Accommodation in this wild land varies from rustic bed and breakfasts to modern hotels. The area is also home to two backcountry eco lodges, the Seal River Heritage Lodge and Dymond Lake Lodge, which are situated so that guests can often see the local wildlife right from the compound, polar bears included. Due to the area's popularity, visitors need to book their stay well in advance regardless of their accommodation choice or time of year .

, the third largest city in the province, is a hub for services and trade in Northern Manitoba. The vital centre contains a number of the region’s lodgings including several hotels and motels that range from simple motels to popular chain-brand hotels with pools and on-site restaurants. Accommodations such as bed and breakfasts, campgrounds and hostels can be found in other sizeable centres in the region such as The Pas and Flin Flon. Travellers looking to stay in a lodge or cabin will find several in areas like Cranberry Portage and Gillam.

Western Region

In the Western Region, a variety of cabins and campgrounds can be found on and around the area's numerous lakes in communities like Roblin, Russell, Wasagaming, Shoal Lake and Ninette. Cabin facilities available range from single-unit guesthouses to cabin resorts with various amenities such as outdoor pools, restaurants, convenience stores, laundromats, docks, and boat and equipment rentals. The cabins themselves vary from simple and comfortable to fully equipped. Area campgrounds may feature amenities that include modern washrooms with showers, laundry facilities, camping stores, fully serviced sites, dump stations, children's playground areas, boat launches and yurt rentals.

Brandon, Manitoba’s second largest city is a diverse, multicultural prairie city. Travellers to the large urban centre will find a variety of hotels and motels offering suites and popular amenities such as wireless high speed Internet, indoor pools, fitness rooms, complimentary breakfast and on-site restaurants. Other large centres such as Neepawa, Swan River, Dauphin and Virden, which act as main service centres for surrounding areas, also have a number of motels and hotels to offer.

For a more personalized experience, visitors can choose to stay in bed and breakfasts in communities such as Killarney and Minnedosa, many of which can be found on family farms as well as within the towns. An excellent example of some of the historic homes found in the region, Tilson Place is a Queen Anne-style mansion that was built in 1901 and has been modernized to welcome visitors as a guesthouse. Holiday-makers can also find less traditional accommodations available in locations like Rossburn or Boissevain, where guests can spend the night in eco accommodations such as a yurt or a straw-bale guest house.

Eastern Region

East of Lake Winnipeg and the Red River, the Eastern Region is known for its plentiful museums, festivals and outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting, paddling and eco tourism. With so much to do, it is little wonder the area is home to plenty of cabins and cabin resorts, some of which are family friendly and others that are more adult oriented. These year-round cabins tend to be large and well-appointed with satellite TV, fireplaces, hot tubs, furnished decks and boat rentals.

For the environmentally conscious travellers, Falcon Trails Resort offers eco accommodations in the form of two cabins on High Lake that use solar power, modern composting toilets, gravity-fed water and high insulating power. Popular communities where such lodgings are found include Steinbach, Falcon Lake, Sprague, Grand Beach, Seven Sister Falls and Whiteshell Provincial Park.

Interlake & Central Regions

North of the capital—nestled between Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipeg—the Interlake Region is known for its sandy beaches and vast marshlands. A popular location for beach fun and swimming, many of the area's visitors stay in local campgrounds and cabins in centres such as Warren, Steep Rock, Winnipeg Beach, Eriksdale, Hecla, and Matheson Island. Campgrounds range from small to very large (with up to 300 sites) and many include full RV services, modern washrooms and plenty of on-site activities and attractions. Towns such as Gimli and Selkirk are also home to a number of hotels and resorts, some which offer conference accommodations with full facilities.

Encompassing the provinces south central areas—from Lake Manitoba down to the United States border—the Central Region is home to some of the richest agricultural lands in the province. Boasting a wealth of history, culture and activities, this region mainly offers modest but welcoming accommodations such as hotels and motels, campgrounds and bed and breakfasts in both its larger centres like Swan Lake, Portage la Prairie and Winkler, as well as in smaller communities.

In La Riviere, the family oriented Holiday Mountain Resort is a ski and snow resort with A-frame cabins as well as guest rooms within the main mountain inn.

The Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel
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