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$749 for a touch of luxury in Winnipeg

Travel Deal for July 15, 2013

vicky vacay deal of the dayWinnipeg for a luxury getaway? If you don’t believe it now, you will after you stay at the Fort Garry Hotel.

The opulent accommodation is celebrating its centennial, having opened in 1913 in the downtown of Manitoba’s capital. The Fort Garry is home to TEN Spa, a leading provider of body treatments and facials in Winnipeg, and a notable restaurant, the Palm Lounge, famous in the city for its Sunday brunch.

With the Complete Retreat Package, you will enjoy the best the hotel has to offer with room rates starting at $749 per night this summer. The package includes:

  • A one-night stay in a king room
  • Up to $100 food and beverage credit
  • $500 Ten Spa credit
  • Breakfast and parking.

Note: Saturday night stays start at $779 and include Sunday brunch at the Palm Lounge. Recommends Folklorama

If you’re headed to the ‘Peg, be sure to schedule your visit to coincide with Folklorama, billed as the world’s largest and longest-running multicultural festival. Since 1970, Winnipeg has been celebrating its various ethnic communities. This year’s edition runs from August 4-17 and will have more than 40 pavilions devoted to the dozens of ethnicities in the city. That inclusiveness makes Folklorama a contemporary a celebration of today’s Canada. listed Folklorama as an Editors’ Pick for August festivals in 2012 and we are certain to do so again. This two-week extravaganza full of ethnic richness and traditions is a sensation, and perhaps Winnipeg’s biggest attraction. It annually attracts more than 400,000 revellers.

To book your stay at the Fort Garry Hotel: Telephone the Fort Garry at 1-204-942-8251 or 1-800-665-8088 (toll free).

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