Winnipeg’s Fringe Festival was founded in 1988 by the Manitoba Theatre Centre and is considered to be one of the most popular cultural events in the Winnipeg. It attracts thousands of visitors and theatre enthusiasts every year. Attendance has been increasing on the annual bases, and in 2009 it has reached over 90,000.00 paid visitors.
When visiting the Winnipeg Fringe Festival, whether you are a tourist or as a professional who participates in the festival, you should choose the hotel according to the two major criteria: location and the service quality. Among the downtown Winnipeg hotels, The Marlborough Hotel has been one of the oldest and the most popular ones. It is one of the very few downtown hotels located near the MTS center, and is located in a walking distance from the Burton Cummings Theatre.
Our hotel offers a wide variety of amenities and services such as the concierge service, business center, room service, laundry and dry-cleaning service, complementary transportation, a barber and hair stylist, currency exchange, babysitting and child care, multilingual staff, and administrative services.
In terms of the amenities, you will enjoy our indoor pool, health club, café, and a pub. For our guests who like to travel with their pets, we are glad to inform you that we are a pet friendly hotel. Being among the few Winnipeg’s downtown hotels, we are in a walking distance from the Skywalk, Canwest Park, and The Manitoba Museum.
Winnipeg’s Fringe Festival runs for 12 days, and it is common for the downtown hotels to be fully booked weeks before the kick-off day, so please make sure your book the room ahead of the time. You can visit our website and make the booking online, or call us and one of our friendly staff will be happy to help you make the arrangements. The Marlborough Hotel is looking forward to your visit.