Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cecil Hotel (30 Tenth Street, Brandon)

A brick building on Tenth Street in Brandon was designed by local architect William Alexander Elliott and built by contractor Charles Wesley Hall as the Cecil Hotel. It was destroyed in a suspected arson fire in September 1981.

Postcard view of the Cecil Hotel

Postcard view of the Cecil Hotel (no date)
Source: Rob McInnes

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84891, W99.95167
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Alexander Elliott (1866-1957)

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Wesley Hall (1866-1945)


“Harry Johnson’s fine new Hotel Cecil,” Brandon Sun, 2 March 1911, page 52.

“Arson suspected in Cecil Hotel fire,” Brandon Sun, 1 September 1981, page 1.

We thank Rob McInnes and Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 February 2023

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