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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Royal Albert Hotel (48 Albert Street, Winnipeg)

Built in the summer of 1913, the opening of the Royal Albert Hotel was overshadowed by the simultaneous opening of the Fort Garry Hotel. With 53 private rooms, the hotel catered to the salesmen, travellers and visitors on business in the adjacent warehouse district. Designed by architect Edgar D. McGuire, the four-storey building was constructed by W. M. Scott, a consulting engineer who later became Chairman of the Winnipeg Water District’s Board of Commissioners. It is a municipally-designated historic site.

Royal Albert Hotel

Royal Albert Hotel (August 2019)
Source: George Penner

Interior of the Royal Albert Hotel

Interior of the Royal Albert Hotel (August 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89610, W97.14043
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Royal Albert Hotel (48 Albert Street), City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, December 1980.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 1 March 2020

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