Winnipeg Journals

Big City Feeling in Prairie Town

A June 2001 trip to Winnipeg by Vivinne

Quote: Check out www.winnipeg.ca for an incredible in-depth, well researched city in central Canada.

Big City Feeling in Prairie Town

Overview

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Take in this very multi-cultural city. Winnipeg offers a fasinating history with a better choice of restaurants than most other major cities. As Canada's fourth largest city, about half of Manitobas population live in this city. It is a major stop over point for travelers crossing Canada. Summers are very hot...winters are very cold.Quick Tips: Winnipeg is the Geographical Center of Canada thus the Gate way to the north, east, west and south . Excellent connections for air, rail and road travel. Not the easiest city to drive around. Major highways into the city tend to change names once within city limits. There are lots of diversions / road work in the summer months due to extreme climat...Read More

Place Louis Riel Suite Hotel

Hotel | "Place Lous Riel"

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Place Louis Riel (named after the Metis Father of the Province and one of the most controversial) is an all-suite 284-unit hotel. Very lovely, completely-furnished rooms with reasonable rates. This downtown hotel is owned/operated by the Manitoba Metis Federation (native French-blooded Indians) has restaurant/laundromat/fitness room, and convenience store on site. Within walking distance to shopping/theater/eateries/major tourist attractions www.placelouisriel.com.

Tele: toll-free 1-800-665-0569.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on May 24, 2003

Place Louis Riel Suite Hotel
190 Smith Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C1J8
204-947-6961

Wonderful Winnipeg

Story/Tip

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Take in this very multicultural city. Winnipeg (A.A. Milne, named Winnie the Pooh here) offers a fasinating history with the best choice of resturantes than most other major cities. Canada's fourth largest city about half of Manitoba's population live in this city. Winnipeg is the geographical center of Canada thus the gateway to the north, east, west, and south. It's a major stopover point for travelers crossing Canada. Excellent connections for air/rail and road travel. Just a two-hour drive from the North Dakota border, it's not the easiest city to drive around. Major highways into the city, tend to change names once within city limits. lots of divertions/road works in the summer months due t...Read More