Hotels in Winnipeg

The cosmopolitan capital of Manitoba, Winnipeg, is a bustling metropolis in the middle of the prairies. Hotels in Winnipeg are perfect if you’re looking for a pit stop during a trans-Canada road trip, but you should definitely book in for a few days: Winnipeg is a fantastic place to visit, and is an excellent destination for a city break in Canada.

Arts and culture thrive in Winnipeg. The city has its own Royal Ballet Company, a Philharmonic Choir, and hosts a huge folk festival every July. There’s a buzzing nightlife, with a huge range of pubs, clubs and bars. There’s something to suit all tastes: whether your idea of a great night out is relaxing in a live jazz bar or hitting an underground club in one of Winnipeg’s coolest neighbourhoods.

Winnipeg is also a fantastic destination for foodies. There are lots of interesting local foods to try, such as Winnipeg goldeye (smoked fish), Manitoba maple syrup, and Winnipeg-style cream cheese. If your tastes are more exotic, you’ll find plenty to smile about in Winnipeg. The city is extremely multicultural, and as a result boasts plenty of ethnic restaurants. The West End of town is the best place to try world cuisine. Here you’ll find a huge number of authentic Thai, Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, Portuguese, and Greek restaurants.

Winnipeg has lots of interesting neighbourhoods to explore. The historic Exchange District is the top destination for culture vultures and party animals. This part of town is home to the city’s theatre district, including the Centennial Concert Hall. It’s also home to the Old Market Square, where the Jazz Festival and Fringe Theatre Festival are held. The Exchange District is also where you’ll find some of Winnipeg’s hottest nightclubs.

The bohemian Osborne Village is one of the most desirable neighbourhoods in Winnipeg. The neighbourhood has lots of excellent boutique shops and ethnic restaurants to discover. Coryden Avenue is Winnipeg’s Little Italy, and is popular during the summer for its huge selection of outdoor dining options. St Boniface, the French Quarter of Winnipeg, has some charming buildings like the Cathedrale de Saint Boniface and hosts the huge Festival du Voyageur each February.

Wherever you want to stay in Winnipeg, Skyscanner makes it easy to find the best accommodation.

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