The ALT Hotel Winnipeg is the Best Kept Secret For LGBTQ+ Travellers

The Alt Hotel Winnipeg is a safe haven for queer travellers visiting Winnipeg.

Travel Canada Brian Webb

This article was published on June 11th, 2022

Located in the heart of the Sports, Hospitality and Entertainment District (SHED), Alt Hotel Winnipeg is an unmissable new destination for leisure travelers in Manitoba’s capital. The hotel is right across the street from the Canada Life Centre and within walking distance of the Winnipeg RBC Convention Centre and the city’s best attractions, including Shaw Park, the Esplanade Riel bridge, The Forks, the Exchange District, and the magnificent Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

The hotel has been designed as an oasis from busy city life—a sanctuary where LGBTQ+ travellers who want to explore all that this incredible city has to offer can recharge their batteries without having to worry about feeling safe or comfortable anywhere they go because this hotel is a safe haven for queer travellers.

Alt Hotel Winnipeg offers 160 ultra-comfortable rooms with original and intelligent design on 20 spacious floors. Friendly staff welcome guests to the hip and light-filled lobby, a great area to socialize, relax or have impromptu meetings, no reservations required.

No need to look any further for a place to stay in Winnipeg. The Alt Hotel Winnipeg is your home away from home!


1. One bedroom

This modern, bright room is designed to cater to the needs of travellers looking for a little more space. Whether you’re working, relaxing or exploring Winnipeg, this space has everything you need.

2. Two bedroom

A bright and spacious room that’s perfect for those who need more space—a work area for those looking for a little more space and a cozy chair for relaxing by the window with a good book.

3. One bed corner room

This spacious light-filled room features a comfortable queen-size bed and cozy chair for lounging—or working—and a convenient workstation for those who want to stay connected while on the go.

4. Spacious One Bedroom

A modern and spacious one bedroom with a unique view of Portage Avenue. The lounge area is perfect for watching the sunset while admiring the city below you.



A great place to grab a snack or a drink while you’re working out. It’s got some great options, like protein bars and fruit juices, as well as a coffee bar where you can get your favorite cup of joe. They also have plenty of seating options, so it’s easy to stay there for a while if you need a break from your workout.


If you love traveling and you’re into fitness, then Alt Hotel Winnipeg has got the gym for you! A multi-station, weight bench, exercise mats, free weights and an elliptical machine are just some of the equipment that will help get your body back into shape after a long day of exploring Winnipeg.

The Merchant Kitchen

The Merchant Kitchen provides guests a globally influenced street food experience; from the fresh ingredients and drinks to the friendly staff and upbeat atmosphere, Alt Hotel’s Merchant Kitchen is sure to appeal to all travelers.

Make Your Reservation Today!

You’re here, you’re queer, and you want to stay in a hotel that’s as proud of you as you are of yourself.

Make your reservation at Alt Hotel Winnipeg—a luxury hotel that’s all about celebrating the LGBTQ+ community.

Don’t let a little thing like being gay get in the way of your love for travel! At Alt Hotel Winnipeg, you will be treated like royalty—because they care about what matters most: your comfort and happiness.

Make your reservation at the ALT Hotel Winnipeg today.

Tourism Winnipeg

Winnipeg is the capital of the Canadian province of Manitoba. The city’s most famous new landmark is the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration, and future of human rights. Winnipeg has a long and proud history of diversity and inclusion, including being the first major North American city to elect an openly gay mayor. 

You are in the right spot when it comes to LGBTQ+ travel when visiting Winnipeg, and you will be welcomed with open arms. 

Tourism Winnipeg can help you plan your ultimate gaycation to Winnipeg. Start planning today!

Travel Manitoba

Manitoba is where golden wheat fields meet infinite blue sky. Cool, clean lakes and waterways, all 110,000 of them, beckon the adventurer and the rejuvenator in you. Venture out to rediscover Manitoba’s wide-open spaces, breathtaking landscapes, and deep cultural roots. 

Manitoba has a strong history in human justice. In 1987, Manitoba was the first province in Canada to pass the Human Rights Code to include protections from discrimination based on sexual orientation and has protected gender identity since 2012. Manitoba was also the first province in Canada to appoint a transgender judge. 

Plan your trip to Winnipeg and beyond, and find great travel deals and packages, with the help of Travel Manitoba.


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