It's a nice hotel, I see what they are trying to do, but it does fall short on execution. We are staying in an Executive Suite, and the laminate hardwood floor has chips and bubbling in the common areas. We settled in one night, bathrobes on, ready to pour wine and watch a movie, and the Lodgenet box was disconnected and it took a service guy close to 30mins to try and hook it up - talk about spoiling the mood. Rusty water when pouring for the large two-person tub. Beds were great though, and the feel of the hotel is very classic. Spa is wonderful.
Overall, it seems to put effort into the publicly accessed ammenities and falls short on room quality and services for its guests. We are still havin a great stay, but expect more for this city's hallmark hotel - and for the price.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre is a classic chateau-style hotel and national historic site situated in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada. This former Grand Trunk Railway hotel has been a Winnipeg icon since 1913 and is only minutes away from major downtown attractions including the Forks Market. Relax in one of our 246 guestrooms or suites featuring: our exquisite bed ensemble with feather mattress, down duvets and pillows, and fine Italian linens. All of our guests enjoy 24-hr delivery of complimentary coffee/tea, cookies & newspapers. Enjoy the Fort Garry’s award winning Grand Sunday Brunch or legendary daily breakfast. We will attend to your guests in luxurious elegance from an intimate dinner to a magnificent banquet of 600 with four grand historic ballrooms, 16 conference and meeting rooms, and Winnipeg’s only Glatt Kosher service. Experience the award winning, versatile culinary fare of The Fort Garry. Fully equipped fitness centre with indoor running track and indoor swimming pool. Winnipeg’s world-class Ten Spa with authentic co-ed Turkish hamam, dubbed “The hottest, steamiest, most exotic place in Canada” by the Ottawa Citizen. Yoga Public, Canada’s largest yoga playground & sanctuary for individuals looking for a source of physical and spiritual inspiration. Yoga Public offers a program of more than 100 classes per week and offers variety of yoga style and TRX classes. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Fort Garry Winnipeg
- Hotel Fort Garry
- Fort Garry Hotel Winnipeg, Manitoba