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City’s Hotel Rates Continue to Drop: Travel Site

June 29, 2012 7:20 AM | News

By Brian Schultz


Hotel rates in Winnipeg have dropped 14 percent for the fourth consecutive month, according to a leading discount travel website.

Hotwire.com said on Thursday that Winnipeg ranked first in its Canadian hotel rate report for June.

“Winnipeg has blossomed over the past decade into a diverse destination,” the website said. “Complete with a rich culture and arts scene, globally inspired cuisines and exciting attractions, Winnipeg has something unique to satisfy various types of travellers.”

An average nightly rate at a 3.5-star hotel in Winnipeg goes for $99.

Whistler and Victoria followed with four and five percent price drops, respectively.