Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg
330 York Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0N9
Phone: 204/942-0101 | Fax: 204/956-0665 | 87 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 2:00 PM | Online Reservations
Discover the Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg, serving Manitoba's capital with renovated rooms and delicious food.
Our central Winnipeg hotel is close to the Manitoba Legislative Building and other government offices, with a complimentary shuttle service available. Our 87 rooms have recently been remodeled, and we offer three different on-site dining and drinking establishments to compliment them.
The Rib Room is a local favorite, open for over 50 years and serving up famous prime rib, steaks, and barbecue ribs. Meanwhile, the Café Bella is a bit more relaxed, catering to fans of casual dining. For a little celebration at the end of the day, try our on-site Lounge.
Outside our Winnipeg, MB hotel property you can enjoy cultural displays at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Museum of Man and Nature, Forks Market and the Unesco Canadian Museum For Human Rights. Opportunities to catch a live performance abound, with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Prairie Theatre Exchange, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Manitoba Opera and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra all close by.
Our Winnipeg hotel is also a great place to stay while in town for one of the many major festivals that take place in the area, including the Festival du Voyageur, Winnipeg Folk Festival, Fringe Festival, Folklorama, Winnipeg Gay Pride and Red River Exhibition. Sports fans should find plenty to do as well thanks to the Winnipeg Jets Hockey, the CFL's Blue Bombers, and the Winnipeg Goldeyes baseball team.
Located one block from the RBC Convention Centre and the MTS Centre and close to Manitoba Hydro, Health Canada and Revenue Canada, we're also a great choice for business travelers. Our multiple, well-equipped conference and meeting facilities with quality on-site catering available, make us an obvious choice.
Book your stay at the Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg today! Enjoy your stay.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- 100% smoke-free hotel
- Restaurant on-site
- Continental or full breakfast, nominal fee
- Cocktail lounge, 60 seat lounge and gaming room
- Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to midnight
- Stair stepper
- Inter corridor
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff, (English, Philipino, French, Spanish)
- Foreign currency exchange, US/CDN only
- Baggage hold
- Guest laundry, minimum charge, outside drycleaning service Monday to Friday.
- Laundromat, second floor
- Dry cleaning
- Safe deposit box, 24 hour access
- Cable/Satellite TV
- Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
- Business center Your office on the go! Work efficiently at our on-site business center with features including: high-speed internet, computers, a printer and photo copier
- Fax services, complimentary incoming, outgoing fax nominal fee
- Fax machine
- Computer modem hookups
- Photocopy, nominal fee
- Photocopy machine
- Audio/visual equipment
- Conference services
- Mail services
- Wedding services
- Meeting facilities
- Banquet facilities
- Catering available, continental breakfast, lunch and dinner, nominal fee
- Equipment rental
- Executive/club floors/VIP services, business floor, fridge, microwave, large work desk and ergonomic chair.
- Coffee shop, Café Bella and Lounge open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
- Elevator, wheelchair accessible
- Parking for the physically challenged nominal fee daily
- Cold weather hook-ups
- Ice/vending machines
- Local shuttle, service from airport, train and bus stations 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
- Airport car 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
- Outdoor parking, nominal fee daily
- Paid parking, nominal fee
- Truck/RV parking, nominal fee
- Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
- Wheelchair accessible
Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg
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Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg
Conveniently located, the best western plus downtown winnipeg in Winnipeg, Manitoba is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 49.888778 / Latitude: -97.141743
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: The north. Take Perimeter Highway to Main Street. Follow to the city centre, right onto Broadway Avenue to Hargrave Street, right one block to the Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg.
From: The south. Take Highway 42 to Broadway Avenue, left to Hargrave Street, right one block to the Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg.
From: The east. Take Highway one to Saint Anness Road, right to Broadway Avenue, left to Hargrave Street, right one block to the Best Western Downtown Winnipeg.
From: The west. Take Highway one to Broadway Avenue, make a left onto Hargrave Street. Go one block to the Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg.
From: Exit Airport to Sargent A Take a left turn to St. James Street, turn right to Portage Avenue and then left to Broadway Avenue. Make a left onto Hargrave Street. Go one block to the Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg.
Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Located along the namesake river, Assiniboine Park encompasses 1,100 acres of southern Manitoba land, southwest of downtown Winnipeg. Stroll through the park's Conservatory to view over 8,000 flowers, trees and plants, followed by a nice walk through the English Garden, which contains approximately three acres of trees, flowers and shrubs.
The historical Assiniboine Park Pavilion remains one of the city's most familiar landmarks. Have fun with the kids at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, featuring more than 300 species of animals and stroll through the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden to see more than one hundred sculptures created by Leo Mol.
Your next visit to Manitoba should certainly include a day spent exploring Assiniboine Park Zoo. Of the many ways to enjoy a visit to Winnipeg with the whole family, taking in the sights and sounds at Assiniboine Park Zoo is one of the very best. You can find the Assiniboine Zoo southwest of downtown Winnipeg between the Assiniboine River and Roblin Drive.
Opened in 1904, the Assiniboine Zoo is home to a number of different annual events, and features excellent exhibits and facilities. Be sure to check out Boo at the Zoo if your visit is over Halloween, while the Lights of the Wild event is a great way to celebrate Christmas at Assiniboine Park Zoo.
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Set in Manitoba, the CMHR is the first national museum established since 1967, and the only one outside of the Capital Region. The museum covers historic and current events in the field of human rights across 10 impressive galleries. These galleries include Indigenous Perspectives, Protecting Rights in Canada, Examining The Holocaust & Other Genocides, and Rights Today.
Aside from its content, the CMHR is known for its architecture – both outside and within. Designed by Antoine Predock, the museum encompasses 24,154 square meters, and is topped by the 100-meter Tower of Hope.
CMHR offers tours (including the Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour and Discover the Building), a museum boutique, and the ERA Bistro.
Dating back to the 1700s, Forts Rouge, Garry, and Gibraltar National Historic Site of Canada preserve three significant fur trading posts in Manitoba. The forts are found near the confluence of the Red and Assimboime Rivers in downtown Winnipeg.
Of the three forts, only Fort Garry still features authentic remains from its days as a fur trading post. On the site of Fort Gibralter, a living history museum has been built in its place. Fort Rouge is believed to be near Union Station, which was named a National Historic Site of Canada in 1924.
You and the entire family can enjoy an outdoor adventure the next time you visit Manitoba. Head for Winnipeg and check out FortWhyte Alive. Across 640 acres of land, you'll find lush prairies, lakes, forested areas, and wetlands.
Opened in 1983, FortWhyte Alive is the premier outdoor recreation center in the province – it also places a heavy emphasis on environmentalism and education. Be sure to check out the Alloway Reception Centre, which sprawls to 6,700 square feet.
On your next summer visit to Manitoba, make your way to Fun Mountain Waterslide Park for a full day of excitement. You can find Fun Mountain southeast of downtown Winnipeg along Murdock Road, adjacent to Tinkertown Family Fun Park.
Fun Mountain Waterslide Park is open daily from mid-June through late August. Some of the must-try attractions include the Bumper Boats, and the "biggest hot tub in Manitoba." Some of the slides you need to try include Kowabunga, one of the longest slides at the park, and the Enchanted River.
Grand Beach Volleyball Net
Escape the busy city life of Winnipeg, for a relaxing day along the banks of Lake Winnipeg at Grand Beach Provincial Park. The park boats large white sand dunes, some reaching twelve metres high, and one of the best beaches in North America.
Bring your fishing pole for a day of fun fishing along the shoreline for perch, silver bass and norther pike, or spend the day swimming and boating.
Onshore, guests lace up their boots for hiking along 30km of trails while in the winter, the trails offer snowmobiling and cross-country skiing opportunties.
Before leaving the park, be sure to stroll along the boardwalk to read the interpretive signs to learn more about this wonderful area of southern Manitoba.
Leo Mol Sculpture Gardens
Stroll the grounds to view the numerous sculptures created by Mol, who donated the sculptures and many works of art to the city, after moving to Manitoba from the Ukraine in 1949.
Afterwards, step into the Leo Mol School House Studio to see how the sculptures are made and watch the "Light and Shadow" video.
During your travels in southern Manitoba, get in touch with the history of the area near Winnipeg. Visit the Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site, located along the Red River north of Winnipeg, and see this preserved 1830 fort was built twenty miles north of the site of the original Fort Garry, which was destroyed by flooding.
Bring your camera to capture images of the fort's original buildings, since declared a National Historic Site of Canada. Tour this living history site to meet the costumed interpreters, as they tend to the gardens and carry on daily activities.
See the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from the visitors gallery of this 1920 neoclassical building, which encompasses 250,000 square feet of space and has numerous beautiful features.
Key building features include the exterior statues, the Golden Boy gold statue on top of the domed ceiling, and the brown-veined Carrara marble Grand Staircase in the main entrance.
There two life size North American Bison statues next to the staircase, the Rotunda, the Pool of the Black Star, the Lieutenant-Governor's Reception Room and the Legislative Chamber.
Located inside the Sport For Life Centre, the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame opened in the fall of 2012 at its new location in Winnipeg. Featured Hall of Famers include Vince Leah, a famous author and sportsman as well as George Knudson, a championship golfer.
The Museum is run as a charitable organization by a volunteer board of directors, passionate about sports and it’s place in the history of Manitoba. Museum artifacts include photos, newspaper articles and equipment used by athletes in their sport. This hall of fame also encompasses the Curling, Basketball and Bowling Halls of Fame.
The MTS Centre is the newest multi-purpose entertainment and sports facility in Winnipeg, replacing the demolished Winnipeg Area upon its opening in 2004. The 440,000 sq ft building is home to the Winnipeg Jets National Hockey League team with a seating capacity of 15,004.
The building's excellent acoustics make it an ideal location for concerts and other entertainment occasions. Popular events hosted at this Manitoba centre also include the World U-17 Hockey Challenge and the AHL All Star Classic.
Home to THC, Total Hockey Training Centers, MTS Iceplex is Manitoba's premier hockey destination. Visitors travel from across North America to attend camps and train at this facility.
The Ice Lab, a top of the line goalie training center, features Dartfish Biomechanical Analysis Software and a high definition camera on the ice to educate goalies on the intricacies of their craft.
In addition to the state of the art goalie-training center, MTS is also home to Northwestern Sports Hockey camp.
This camp has been training emerging athletes for over 25 years and can accommodate all skill levels from learn to skate to performance level.
With four regulation size ice rinks, concessions and 20 dressing rooms, MTS is open 365 days a year to accommodate all of the ice time the Winnipeg community demands.
While visiting southern Manitoba, take time to explore the great outdoors. Visit the Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre north of Winnipeg to learn about the beautiful restored Oak Hammock Marsh and the animals that reside in it. In addition to the marsh, the Wildlife Management Area includes artesian springs, tall-grass prairie, aspen-oak bluff and waterfowl lure crops.
While at the marsh, keep a lookout for some of the three hundred species of birds, twenty-five species of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and fish that live in the marsh. Enjoy hiking on the thirty kilometers of trails throughout the marsh or attend one of the several events, programs, workshops, eco-tours or camps held at the award-winning centre.
Provencher Bridge, Winnipeg
The third in its place, the current Provencher Bridge actually consists of two bridges – a vehicular bridge and a pedestrian bridge.
Named Esplanade Riel after politician and Manitoba founder Louis Riel, the pedestrian bridge was completed in 2004.
With eye-catching architecture, dramatic nighttime lighting and even its own restaurant, Esplanade Riel makes the Provencher Bridge a draw for residents and visitors alike.
Throughout the year in Manitoba, you can find a number of different events, festivals, expos, and more held at the Red River Exhibition Park. As Winnipeg's premier event venue, Red River Exhibition Park is easily a must-see attraction for any visitor. You can find the park just west of downtown, north of Assiniboia Downs.
As you embark on your visit to Red River Exhibition Park, you'll have a chance to check out number of different areas. Don't miss the Red Barn & Stage, Red River Meadows, one of western Canada's top equestrian facilities, and the Exhibition Place, which is 40,000 square feet of trade show space.
Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint's high-volume manufacturing facility in Winnipeg is where all Canadian circulating coins are produced.
The Winnipeg plant opened in 1976, after the Mint headquarters in Ottawa, became established in 1908. Over one billion circulation coins are produced here each year.
Schedule time for a guided tour of the plant while in Manitoba, to see the fast-paced operations.
While at the plant, stroll through the gift shop to see the selection of circulation coins, collector coins, commemorative medallions, timepieces and other unique memorabilia.
This versatile ballpark has hosted concerts, special events and a variety of sporting events, including the XIII Pan Am Games. Before or after a game, take a few moments to tour the adjacent Forks National Historic Site or enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants downtown.
The 100-year-old building was renovated by Sport Manitoba and is now home to a sport performance center, a sport medicine center, a sport resource center and the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.
You can truly make the most of your next stay in Manitoba with some time spent exploring the Forks Market. As just one of the many impressive attractions within The Forks in downtown Winnipeg, the Forks Market blends the unique history of the area with an ever-growing local culinary and food scene.
Try some of the very best locally grown foods when you stroll through the Forks Market. July 1 through August 31, the Forks Market is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., while on Sundays they close up shop at 6:30 p.m. September 1 through June 30 the market is open from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., extending hours to 9 p.m on Sundays.
Downtown Winnipeg is alive with history. Nestled at the confluence of the Red River and Assiniboine River, is The Forks National Historic Site. This site has been a meeting place for more than 6,000 years, when the early Aboriginal peoples met to trade goods.
Archaeologists discovered the Aboriginal camps located at the site, between 1989 and 1994.
The site continued to be a meeting place for the first Europeans that arrived in 1738, in addition to buffalo hunters, Scottish settlers, immigrants and pioneers. While in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba make plans to visit The Forks for an afternoon of fun at the variety of shops, attractions and restaurants.
Plan a visit to Winnipeg and check out the Manitoba Museum. A definite must-see in Manitoba, the museum showcases over 2.6 million specimens and artifacts, along with the Planetarium and Science Gallery. With such a large collection, the items are rotated throughout the Discovery Room.
Schedule at least a day to see all that the museum offers. This incredible museum is home to a variety of galleries including the Earth History Gallery, the Urban Gallery the Arctic/Sub-Arctic Gallery and the Ancient Sea Gallery, an animated underwater environment. Be sure to view a show in the Planetarium and enjoy the hands-on activities and exhibits in the Science Gallery.
St. Boniface College
The University of Manitoba was founded in 1877 in Winnipeg and included the three founding colleges of St. John's College, St. Boniface College and Manitoba College. In 1904, the university hired its first staff and construction on the buildings began shortly thereafter.
The 25,000 students attending this Manitoba university have a choice of 90 degrees, certificates and diplomas at the undergraduate and graduate level.
The university unveiled Smartpark, a 100-acre technology and research park, in 1999. The university continues to grow and develop with projects to utilize older buildings and revitalize the campus.
One of the must-see attractions in the heart of Winnipeg is the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Established in 1912 as the first civic art gallery in the country and Manitoba, it has grown to become the sixth largest gallery in Canada.
View nearly 24,000 works of art, ranging from the largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art, to decorative arts, international art, photography and works on paper. Afterwards, consider visiting the Manitoba Legislative Buildling, located two blocks away.
Known as the 8th busiest airport in Canada, YWG is a hub for Calm Air, Kivalliq Air and Perimeter Airlines and a focus city for Air Canada Express and WestJet. YWG services scheduled flights by major airlines like Air Canada and WestJet, charter airlines like Flair Airlines and Sunwing Airlines, and cargo airlines like FedEx Express.
The Winnipeg Railway Museum is located in the heart of downtown Winnipeg's historic Via Rail Union Station. Visit tracks 1 and 2 to view the railway artifacts, trains and equipment. Platforms 1 and 2 also contain displays, railway vehicles and artifacts. Visitors love watching the working HO gauge layout.
Don't miss the The Countess of Dufferin, the first steam locomotive in Canada, on track 1. Stop by the gift shop in the baggage compartment of the CNR car, to browse the selection of books, pictures, postcards and DVD's. The museum also hosts weddings and special Manitoba events.
Beautiful music has filled the heart of downtown Winnipeg since 1948. The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra provides wonderful cultural opportunities for southern Manitoba residents and visitors, with approximately eighty concerts each year. The WSO initially performed in the Civic Auditorium until 1968, before moving to the Centennial Concert Hall.
The WSO's variety of musical performances not only includes music from master composers, but also family concerts, Pops, special concerts and educational performances. Their educational programs benefit over 25,000 students each year.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 0 kilometer(s) from Sightseeing tours, seasonal ask at property
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- 0.01 kilometer(s) from travel agency
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- 0.01 kilometer(s) from Winnipeg Convention Cente, walking distance
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from car rental
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from Forks Market National His, shopping and restaurants
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from Winnipeg Art Gallery, gallery open 6 days a week, established 1912
- 1.00 kilometer(s) from Royal Winnipeg Ballet, performances from October to May at Concert Mall
- 3.00 kilometer(s) from Rumor's Comedy Club, Tuesday to Saturday shows featuring famous headliners
- 5.00 kilometer(s) from Assiniboine Park Zoo, open year-round
- 10.00 kilometer(s) from Assinibioa Downs Racetrac, live thoroughbred racing and a year-round simulcasting
- 90.00 kilometer(s) from the beach
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from Children's Museum, located at Forks Market
- 1.00 kilometer(s) from Manitoba Museum of Man, includes planetarium
- 5 block(s) from Museum for Human Rights, Located at the Forks.
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from City Place Shopping Cente, drugstore, liquor store
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from Portage Place Shopping Ce, more than 115 shops
- 2.00 kilometer(s) from Palo Park Shopping Center, Winnipeg's largest shopping center
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from 30 minutes10 golf courses
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from hiking/walking trails, in Winnipeg
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from squash courts, in Winnipeg
- 2.00 kilometer(s) from Silver City Cinemas, 10 theatres
- 4.00 kilometer(s) from Club Regent Casino, gaming and entertainment 7 days a week
- 4.00 kilometer(s) from McPhillips Street Station
- The Rib Room, on premises, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- Charter Restaurant and Lounge, on premises, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Monday through Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
- 0.01 kilometer(s) from East Indian Company, bar/lounge, Indian, open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Sunday noon to 8:00 p.m.
Best Western Plus Downtown Winnipeg
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