Manitoba's representative of the elegant Fairmont chain, the Fairmont Winnipeg is one of the provincial capital's premier hotels. Located in the heart of Winnipeg's vibrant downtown core, the Fairmont enjoys proximity to all the city's main attractions, including the architecturally inspiring Exchange District, a National Historic Site with 150 heritage buildings including early 20th-century terracotta-clad skyscrapers. Spacious, well-appointed guest rooms feature a suite of amenities. Standard are dark furnishings with a rich color palette, luxury bedding including quality duvets and feather pillows, a large writing desk, 42-inch flat screen HD television, cordless phone, high-speed wireless Internet access (extra fee), in-room safe, iron and ironing board, Keurig coffee maker, fluffy bathrobes and special bath toiletries. Large windows provide magnificent views of the famous corner of Portage and Main, the historic Exchange District, or the intersection of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, now known as The Forks National Park, where fur traders met centuries ago. The VG restaurant offers contemporary Manitoban fare utilizing fresh, locally sourced products and ingredients, while the VG lounge is known for its fine wine list and both classic and innovative cocktails. Take the elevator to the 21st floor to relax in the hotel's "urban oasis," where the saltwater swimming pool and 24-hour health club have views over the city.