by Courtney Elko
Located less than five minutes away from the aiport, this large hotel is ideal for families. The large indoor pool and water park features a dinosaur theme that kids will love. There are slides and zero-entry pools and even a lifeguard on duty.
Poolside suites are ideal for families who want to stay closest to the pool, but the kids’ themed suites are perfect for kids who may want their own space in a fun room. Colorful theme rooms like the Under the Sea Room has kids living among the fish and sleeping in bunk beds, which are always a good time. The toilet seat size is even taken into consideration in these suites, and features a colorful, smaller seat for little bums.
With complimentary Wi-Fi, XBox, an onsite restaurant and a bar lounge for the adults to relax in after a long day of excitement, Victoria Inn is definitely a victory for families visiting Winnipeg.
Our Editor Loves
- Indoor water park
- Pet-friendly rooms
- Kids theme suites
- Water Parks
- Family Room 5+
- Free Wi-Fi
- Kids' Pool
- Onsite Dining
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There are 260 guestrooms and suites, each with some variety and fun. Kids' theme suites and poolside guestrooms are available and excellent choices for families. Cots, cribs and complimentary Wi-Fi are all available in all of the rooms. An app on your phone is also available rather than having a key card.
The guestrooms feature one king or two queen beds, a mini-fridge, microwave, coffeemaker and flat-screen television. Some of the guestrooms feature hardwood floors and a couch. The bathroom features a shower/tub combination. However, some newly renovated guestrooms feature a glass enclosed stand-up shower only so be sure to request a tub if that is what you seek.
All of the suites feature a king bed in the bedroom area and a mini-fridge, coffeemaker and microwave in the separate living room area. There is a couch in the living room area, which is not a sleeper sofa, a flat-screen television and an electric fireplace. There is a second flat-screen television in the bedroom area. The bathroom features a standup shower.
Kids Theme Suites
These themed suites are perfect for families! Under the sea, outer space, the Sahara Desert and prehistoric times are a few of the themed, two-room suites here. The kids' room is colorful and on-theme with fish painted on the wall or glowing stars positioned on the ceiling and features two sets of bunk beds (sleeping four). There is a flat-screen television, DVD player and XBox in the kids' room, as well. The kids have their own bathroom as well and it features a child-size toilet seat that fits snug on top of the adult toilet seat, colorful towels and a bathtub.
The second room features a king bed and a sitting area with a couch, a second flat-screen television, mini-fridge, microwave, coffeemaker and a second bathroom.
These themex rooms are also situated in the same wing of the hotel -- one on each floor -- so the kids can get loud and only have the potential of possibly disturbing other kids who are staying in a themed room.
These suites feature one queen bed and one set of bunk beds within the same room. There is a flat-screen television, mini-fridge and microwave featured. But the highlight is the private and direct access to the Dino Beach Water Park. Families will love staying in these rooms if its water fun you are seeking. An interior sliding glass door has you only steps away from the pool and slides.
We stayed 1 night in one of the newly renovated rooms beside the pool. The room was spotless, beautiful, and had great, sturdy bunk beds for the kids. The beds were comfortable, and the tenperaure control was modern and worked perfectly. The kids spent hours in the pool and slid down the giant waterslide at least 100 times. We loved it too! The staff were friendly, and although a bit on the pricey side, the food in the restaurant was tasty. Great wine deal as well. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the kids said multiple times "this is the best hotel in the world!"
by Kevin S
Had a great time at the hotel with my family. My sister enjoyed the dinosaur themed pool. Had no problems through out my stay. Staff was very thoughtful and helped us out a lot as my dad can't carry his luggage. Food was good. Great hotel!
Dino Beach Water Park
Kids will love the dinosaur-themed water park with the large indoor pool and waterslides. There are two smaller slides for little kids in the zero-entry area, of the pool and a large enclosed waterslide for bigger kids. Kids will love hanging out under the giant waterfall and exploring the life-size dinosaurs that happen to live at the pool.
Lounge chairs and tables surround the pool deck and pool towels are provided. There is also a lifeguard on duty at the pool most weekends and evenings. If you want to spend the ultimate amount of time at the pool, the Poolside Suites are an ideal room choice.
An outdoor, grassy courtyard area can be found in the center of the hotel and is completed closed off, making it a great place for little ones to run and play.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner this casual, onsite restaurant and sports bar is family-friendly. Breakfast is a full menu and runs fom 6 to 11 a.m. and the lunch buffet, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., brings in the locals, too, so you know it's good!
Planning & Tips
All About the Extras
Complimentary and upgraded Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and allows for streaming video.
Plenty of free parking is available onsite in a large outdoor parking lot.
A complimentary airport shuttle is available for guests.
A fitness center with cardio machines and weights is available to guests and gym towels are provided. A bathroom is featured within the fitness center.
Clothing, souvenirs and snacks can be found in the gift shop where you can things like bathing suits and diapers, in case you forget.
Pets are more than welcome at this hotel for an additional daily fee.
The Art of Smart Timing
This hotel is busy almost year-round, but because it features its own convention center (attached to the hotel), convention season between September and May tends to be the busiest, followed by wedding season in the summer.
Winnipeg winters run from about October through April and tend to be on the cold side. Summer temperatures range between 65 and 85 degrees.
The Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport is situated less than five minutes away, and the hotel provides a free airport shuttle.
A vehicle is needed to explore Winnipeg, as this hotel is situated about 20 minutes outside of the downtown area.
For Mom and Dad
The bar area located in the lounge near Chicago Joe's is a great spot for adults to grab a cocktail. The same restaurant menu is also offered here.
Situated just off the lounge bar is a private video gambling room for adults only. Grab a cocktail and then test your luck at the video gaming machines.