NOVEMBER 2-4, 2015
VICTORIA INN & CONFERENCE CENTRE
WINNIPEG, CANADA
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• CONFERENCE VENUE

SDEC14 will be hosted at the Victoria Inn & Conference Centre near the Winnipeg International Airport.
Ample free parking is available on site.


About the Victoria Inn & Conference Centre

Victoria Inn Winnipeg/Winnipeg Airport

1808 Wellington Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3H 0G3

Phone: (204) 786-4801
Fax: (204) 786-1329
Toll Free: 1-877-VIC-INNS (1-877-842-4667)
  • Distance from the airport is less than 1 kilometre
  • Taxi fare (approximate) from the airport is $10 (not including tip)
  • Free wireless Internet available throughout the hotel
  • Computer workstation with printing facilities
  • Photocopy and fax services
  • Special accessibility guest rooms for mobility and/or hearing impaired guests
  • Poolside family guest rooms
  • All guest rooms offer the following amenities:
    • individually controlled air conditioning
    • alarm radio clock
    • coffee makers with complimentary coffee/tea
    • work desk
    • iron/ironing board
    • hair dryer
    • room service
    • cable television with in-room pay movies and video games
    • fitness centre and swimming pool open 6am to 10pm daily


More information

More information about the venue and Winnipeg can be found at the links below.


Eateries in the neighbourhood

Winnipeg offers a wide variety of restaurants. The following list is a sample of what is available within easy walking distance of the Victoria Inn.


Other hotels in the vicinity

We have listed the hotels according to their proximity to the conference venue.


Transportation Options

  • Taxi Companies:
    Unicity Taxi, 204-925-3131, official Airport Authorized Taxi Service
    Duffy's Taxi, 204-925-0101, offers wheelchair cabs at regular price
    Spring Taxi, 204-774-8294
  • Car Rental:
    The following companies have rental car counters available in the airport terminal.
    Alamo Rent a Car
    Avis Rent a Car
    Budget Rent a Car
    Enterprise Rent-A-Car
    Hertz Corporation
    National Car Rental
  • Public Transit:
    Route 15 - Sargent-Mountain; provides connection to the airport and downtown
    Route 20 - Academy-Watt; provides connection to the airport and Polo Park Shopping


Entertainment

  • Explore Winnipeg
  • Explore Manitoba
  • Movies & Concert halls:
    SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas, 2km
    Empire Grant Park 8 Cinemas, 6km
    IMAX Theatre, 5km
    Centennial Concert Hall, 5.5km
    Burton Cummings Theatre, 5km
  • Sports:
    Assiniboia Downs (horse racing), 17km
    Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Saturday Oct 13 playing at home against Calgary, 1.7km
    Winnipeg Jets, MTS Centre, 5km
    Polo Park Bowling Centre, 2km
  • Museums & Galleries:
    Children's Museum, 6km
    Manitoba Museum, 5.5km
    Western Canada Aviation Museum, 1km
    Winnipeg Art Gallery, 4.5km
  • Outdoor Activities:
    Assiniboine Park, 4km
    Assiniboine Park Zoo, 4km
    Red River Exhibition Park, 17km
    Thunder Rapids Amusement Park, 16km
    The Forks, 6km
    Fort Whyte Alive, 12km


Shopping Opportunities near the Conference Venue

  • Polo Park Shopping Centre is about 2 km from the Victoria Inn. It is Winnipeg's oldest and largest shopping centre. You will find The Bay and Sears department stores, as well as, Apple, GAP, Sony, Harry Rosen, HMV, Black's, Eddie Bauer and many other retailers.
  • Near Polo Park you can also find Walmart, Chapters, Best Buy, Future Shop, and Canadian Tire.
  • Cabela's Canada
  • S.I.R. Sports Store
  • Other shopping destinations include City Place and Portage Place downtown; Grant Park Shopping Centre, St. Vital Shopping Centre, and Kildonan Place.


Banking

  • Bank of Montreal, 1780 Ellice Avenue, 204-985-2448, less than 1km
  • Royal Bank, 1395 Ellice Avenue, 204-988-6565, 1.2km
  • Bank of Nova Scotia, 1648 Dublin Avenue, 204-985-3600, 1.3km
  • The Cash Store, 922 St James Street, 204-774-229, 1.3km
  • CIBC Branch & ATM, 895 Empress Street, 204-944-5868, 1.6km
  • Cambrian Credit Union, 1085 Ellice Avenue, 204-925-2650, 2.2km
  • National Cash Advance, 1038 St James Street, 204-774-8528, 1km
  • Cash Money, 890 St James Street, 204-452-2274, 1.4km
  • Money Mart, 666 St James Street, 204-786-1525, 2.2km


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