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Saint Anthony, Minnesota
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55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We are dedicated "B&B'ers" and have stayed in about 40 in 12 US states and two Canadian provinces. This was one of the very best. It is a Heritage home built in 1906 and located in Armstrong Circle on the Assiniboine River. It is the family home where the innkeepers raised their three children. The breakfasts were excellent with a... More 

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Boston
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My husband and I visited Winnipeg in August 2016 and stayed in this beautiful bed and breakfast for two days. We stayed in a large, comfortable room with a huge bathroom on the third floor. The common area in the living and dining room is very welcoming; and the breakfasts were plentiful and of gourmet quality. The proprietor April Kassum... More 

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aprilkassum, Owner at The Columns, responded to this review

Very kind of you! .....we try:)) april More 

Toronto, Ontario
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58 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The Columns is a large Victorian room with wonderful touches. Our room had a pressed ceiling and lovely bathroom with multi-head shower and a great plus - our own large private covered balcony. If you prefer to sit in the backyard, there are two wonderful covered patios available with an interesting assortment of sofas, chairs, tables and accessories. We were... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

It's close enough to the RBC Convention Centre to have a walk on a nice day. April's breakfast is to die for! The assortment is wonderful. They are amazing hosts and I would like to visit again. The area is beautiful and historic. April is an amazing story teller and is very knowledgeable and one of the most interesting people... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Stayed here 4 nights and enjoyed every minute. Good value for luxury. A wonderful large Victorian property with spacious well furnished rooms. We had a huge bathroom. The Dining room seats 16 for an excellent Breakfast around a wonderful woden table. Plenty of interesting conversation from what seem like many regular visitors. Lovely hosts and April goes out of her... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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64 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014

We booked this B&B at the last minute for our one-night stay in Winnipeg at the end of our trek across the Canadian prairie. There are many positives to this property and a few factors that are a bit weird. The Columns is located in a lovely, historic part of town, very close to the water. As soon as you... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2013

This graceful and comfortable B&B in a charming area of Winnipeg takes the term Bed and Breakfast very seriously with emphasis on breakfast. The house itself is a beautifully restored 19th mansion with extensive areas for guest to sit and relax including a spacious rear deck area. The owners do not stint themselves in providing for their visitor's comfort including... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 22 April 2013

For the last five years (most recently in March 2013) I've gone to Winnipeg two or three times a year in connection with work I do for University of Manitoba Press. My great good fortune has been to stay at The Columns during my visits. Not only is the house a lovely old heritage house conveniently situated in downtown Winnipeg,... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2013

I have had the pleasure of working with April at The Columns on several occasions and the service and hospitality is second to none. April goes above and beyond to make your stay a real pleasure. When we have people travelling from out of town we have "put them up" at The Columns and there is never a disappointment. Most... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2013

We have stayed here two times so far. For a 2 bedroom suite in a B&B it is wonderful value. April is a wonderful hostess, happy to chat and quick to provide help/service if needed. The hot breakfasts she provided were very good as well. Unlimited access to the washer/dryer was fantastic, especially while travelling with babies/toddlers who are inevitably... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Columns is a luxury Bed and Breakfast situated in a heritage neighbourhood in Winnipeg. The 4 guest bedrooms are ultra-luxurious with en suite bathrooms and air conditioning. The Master Suite has 1000 sq ft of private space and includes a private patio - perfect for special occasions and honeymoons. There are 4 outside decks, 2 enclosed porches, a panelled living room and dining room separated by bevelled glass sliding doors, a library, and laundry facilities. There is free WiFi and HD TV in all the rooms. The breakfast is a buffet and includes a hot entree. Prepare to be pampered! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Columns

Address: 5 East Gate, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2C2, Canada
Region: Canada > Manitoba > Winnipeg
Price Range: $161 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Columns 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms on 2nd and 3rd floors, so be aware of hauling luggage”
  • Second floor balcony at the front of the house
  • The back porch
 of 5 bubbles OldFinn0914, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You will likely have to carry your own luggage up one or two flight of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles BostonNeil, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask April.”
 of 5 bubbles brianbluebird, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“all rooms have a personality of their own”
 of 5 bubbles janet074, 31 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Henry Moore room has private balcony”
 of 5 bubbles JL229, 10 Aug 2012 | Read review
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