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The Best Family Friendly Hotels with Pools in Brandon, Manitoba

Experience the charm of Brandon with hotels that prioritize families. These properties feature indoor swimming pools to ensure a memorable family getaway.

Canadians are known for being kind and polite. Our please and thank yous echo from coast to coast, no matter how big the city or how small the hamlet. Brandon, Manitoba is no exception.

The province’s second-largest city exudes Canadian charm and hospitality. Whip out a map and you’ll notice that Brandon is one of the most central cities in all of Canada, with near equal distances from Vancouver and Toronto. It also straddles the Trans-Canada Highway, providing a welcoming pit stop for cross-country road trippers or for those popping by to take in one the city’s major sporting events.

Its hospitality makes Brandon an ideal spot for a family vacation, whether you’re visiting for sporting events, festivals, relatives or just plain fun.

Curling and hockey are quintessentially Canadian – winter sports run in our blood and are a big part of Brandon’s history and identity. Throughout the years, Brandon has played a integral role in hosting some of Canada’s most prestigious curling championships, including The Scott Tournament of Hearts and The Brier. It’s also home to the Western Hockey League’s Brandon Wheat Kings. From September through March, roughly 5,000 hockey fans cheer on their home team at the Keystone Centre while also welcoming visiting hockey teams from across Western Canada.

If you’d rather bypass the curling rocks and hockey pucks, the city is also known for its cultural arts and music festivals. One of the Brandon’s most anticipated events is the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair, which also takes place at the Keystone Centre every year at the end of March. It’s one of only two fairs in Canada with royal patronage, which it received in 1970 by Queen Elizabeth II. Other events which draw large local and visiting crowds include the Brandon Festival of the Arts, the Brandon Jazz Festival and the Brandon Folk Music Festival.

Whether you’re in Brandon for a brief stint or an extended stay, finding a hotel that is comfortable, clean and provides a warmth reminiscent of home is important – especially with kids in tow. That’s why these 5 properties, with added amenities such as indoor pools, fitness centres and dining options, are key ingredients to making family travel fuss-free and memorable.

Enjoy Family Time with Poolside Rooms

A sleek and updated interior with spacious guest rooms and bathrooms, the Hotel Victoria Inn is a welcoming one-stop spot for families with children of all ages. The pool and hot tub are centred in the hotel’s indoor courtyard. Views of the area from poolside guest rooms let parents to watch their children splash and play from the comfort of their room. The thoughtful addition of a safety fence around the toddler climbing playset also lets parents relax and enjoy their time without stress over younger children who aren’t ready for the water.

Hotel Victoria Inn Brandon

Brandon
8.4 Very good (1512 reviews)

Sleep 'Under the Sea' at Clarion Hotel & Suites

Adventurous splashers are encouraged to slip down the two-story corkscrew slide at the Clarion Hotel & Suites. A hot tub and lots of poolside seating are available for those looking to relax and spend a couple of hours before exploring the nearby attractions, which include the Pembina Valley Provincial Park and the Wheat City Golf Course. If you’re looking for an full-fledged family experience, book the Family Suite Pool View Balcony room which offers a fun ‘Under the Sea’ themed room with bunk beds for the littles.

Clarion Hotel & Suites

Brandon
7.8 Good (1170 reviews)

Furry Family Members Welcome

The Super 8 by Wyndham is the place to be for easy access to some of Brandon’s top attractions. Located off Trans-Canada Highway 10, shopping at the Corral Centre is a mere half-mile away. You can also visit the Riverbank Discovery Centre, one of Manitoba’s most serene spots to enjoy a family picnic and let the kids run and play. Upon your return, relax in the pool area, which offers loads of natural light, or simply dip your toe in the tranquil hot tub.

Super 8 by Wyndham Brandon MB

Top rated
Brandon
8.5 Excellent (1021 reviews)

Enjoy the Sauna, Steam Room or a Splash in the Pool

Sitting on the corner of Highway 1 and 1A, the Best Western Plus Brandon Inn draws you in with its two story windows showcasing the corkscrew slide leading to its heated indoor pool. Loaded with leisure amenities, such as a 24-hour fitness centre, spa hot tub, sauna and steam room, you’ll likely never want to leave. But if by chance you do, this spot has easy access to Northern Pines Golf Course, as well as the Brandon Riverbank where you can enjoy Manitoba’s leafy outdoor scenery.

Best Western Plus Brandon Inn

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Brandon
8.6 Excellent (566 reviews)

Eco-Friendly & Walking Distance to Family Activities

The Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Brandon is the only hotel in the city with a separate kiddie pool, perfect for those not yet ready to float on their own. The swimming pool and whirlpool lure you in for a dip after taking in a couple of rounds of bowling at T-Birds Bowling Alley, which is just next door. Other walking-distance activities include taking in a movie at Landmark Cinemas or spending the afternoon shopping at the Shoppers Mall, both of which are about a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

Hotel Days Inn Brandon

Top rated
Brandon
8.6 Excellent (685 reviews)