She'd be the Fort Garry. Beautiful, elegant, a national treasure, but showing her age :) The rooms are quaint and lovely, but the curtains are faded, and the wallpaper is peeling a bit. Also, the bathrooms in standard rooms were subjected to an unfortunate reno in (probably) the late 80's, so they're full of melamine and patterned tiles.
The BEDS! Oh Lord. The Tempurpedic mattresses are divine, and the linens are out of this world. Best hotel bed I've ever slept in.
The lobby and ballrooms are gorgeous as ever, marble and crystal abound.
- 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