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We will update our status when we consider it safe to re-commence hosting guests.

Previously, we were accepting fully-COVID-vaccinated guests.

a) Guests were admitted provided they:
1. Do not exhibit COVID-19 symptoms,
2. Are not obliged to quarantine under current rules,
3. Have not been in contact with a COVID-positive person in the last 14 days.

b) Social distancing applied.

c) Mask usage applied for interactions between guests and hosts.


a) We are fully vaccinated.
b) Upper level of house designated for guest usage.
c) Breakfast served at dining table in upper level common area.
d) Air exchange operated continuously.
e) Sanitization undertaken in guest area between guest stays.
f) Duvets and pillows quarantined for three days between guest stays.


Welcome to west south Winnipeg’s newly-built eco-friendly B&B – it is wheelchair accessible and offers private ensuite bathrooms.

Our house features spacious bedrooms and innovative architecture.

A lift enables persons with mobility limitations to reach all levels of the house.

We provide two rooms for guests: Gardenview Room (2 persons), and Family/Group Room (4 persons). Please see pictures.

Breakfast is included. We offer a choice of breakfast special or standard selections. Most of our guests choose the breakfast special the evening prior.

We are located in Charleswood district across from the Assiniboine Forest which contains walking trails. Deer roam the neighbourhood.

Nearby Locations:
Downtown or Airport – 9 km (15 min. by car)
Bus Stops – 600 metres (10 min. walk)
Zoo – 1.2 km
CMU – 1.8 km
Outlet Collection Winnipeg & IKEA: 5.4 km
FortWhyte Alive (nature centre) – 7 km

No minimum stay requirement; light daily housekeeping included.


$115 (single occupancy), $125 (double occupancy) total. Families/extra persons please enquire. Single night add $10
Payment types preferred: e-transfer, cheque, cash.

Reviews for Aspen Woodlands B&B:

Celebrating Anniversary at Aspen Woodlands B&B

Reinhard and Christine,
Thank you so much for your gracious hospitality in your beautiful bed and and breakfast! It is always clean and comfortable in the suite. The breakfast was exceptionally delicious, as usual! We are thankful to be able to celebrate another anniversary! We really should come and see your yard and garden sometime in summer! It looks intriguing even covered with snow. Blessings, G and C

G and C
Portage la Prairie
March 3, 2021


I spent five nights here September 28-October 2, 2020 and felt very well protected by COVID-19 protocols the owners have in place. The entire house is served by continuously running air exchange for good ventilation. The second floor is only used for guests, with private doors to two suites and ensuite accessible bathrooms. I used the elevator to prevent contact with stair railings. Breakfast is served in the lobby on that floor and the hosts wear masks to do so. There is beverage equipment and a small frig for guest use. All interactions have everyone wearing masks or are at distance. Disinfection of all surfaces touched is routine. The views from my bedroom were peaceful. The hosts are very welcoming. Highly recommended!

Susan Wagner
Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
October 30, 2020

By Far the Best B&B in Canada

If you are looking for a old Victorian home that most call quaint, with a small bathroom, a bed with a bit of a sag, and a basic breakfast Aspen Woodlands is NOT for you!

If you are looking for a gorgeous place, hand built with quality work, an unique staircase, massive rooms with great bathrooms and breakfasts to die for then Aspen Woodlands IS for you.

You can walk to aspen woodlands–they are across the street from the Aspen Woodlands! You can walk to Assiniboine Zoo. You can walk to Assiniboine Park. You can walk to decent restaurants.

It’s an east drive to the sites downtown. An easy drive to the Mint. And it is a simple, almost direct drive, to and from the airport.

Reinhard and Christine are wonderful hosts.

Don’t think another thought, don’t look at other places, just book at Aspen Woodlands and enjoy probably the best bed and breakfast in Canada.

Ron Bilek
Charlotte North Carolina
November 29, 2018

Will Recommend Your B&B

We thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to lively, liveable Winnipeg, with all its history, amenities and attractions.
A special highlight was our stay at Aspen Woodlands Bed and Breakfast ….a stunning, comfortable modern home close to parks, bike trails and hubs. Best of all was the warm welcome provided by our hosts, Christine and Reinhard …. it’s hard to imagine kinder or more helpful people. Their suggestions and directions on exploring the city were useful and rewarding.
And as for the breakfasts …… superb! Christine, you rate 5 Michelin stars!

I hope our paths cross again; meanwhile, we will recommend Aspen Woodlands Bed and Breakfast to any potential Winnipeg travellers.

Nancy & Tony
Orillia, ON
September 26, 2018

Great place for a family stay

We were in Winnipeg for four days, and needed a place that would accept three adults and one toddler. We made a perfect choice. Our hosts were caring, aware, and attentive as needed (and not intrusive). The food was excellent – lots of choices for breakfast! The rooms were pristine and large, and were cleaned daily (really – a lot of work for our hosts!). The location was quiet, and, despite its location, close to where we needed to go while in Winnipeg.

I would highly recommend this B&B for anyone who would rather be in a Bed and Breakfast than in a hotel.

Janet McVittie
Saskatoon, SK
August 20, 2018

Feels Like a Country Road

As a resident of a large city, I’m so accustomed to living in close quarters. It has been such a pleasure to spend one week at Aspen Woodlands Bed and Breakfast. Very clean and spacious, quiet and comforting, it gave me just what I needed. The B&B faces an urban forest & feels like a country road although it is in the city. Sometimes at night you will see deer crossing. The owners, Christine and Reinhard, couldn’t be more amiable and hospitable. The breakfasts are beyond description, so absolutely delicious. The only challenging moment is the point of departure, for it feels impossible to leave. I envision returning to Aspen Woodlands B&B – a nurturing escape. In short, this place is highly recommended! 5 stars!

Tatiana V.
August 10, 2018

See You Again – Hopefully Soon!

Dear Christine and Reinhard,
Thank you so much for your hospitality and thoughtfulness.
We had a wonderful stay in your beautiful B&B.
We will see you again – hopefully soon!

S & R
August 6, 2018

Breakfasts Amazing

Christine and Reinhard,
Thank you so much for being such wonderful hosts. The surroundings were beatiful and the breakfasts amazing!
Blessings to you as you continue to serve others.

B & J
August 6, 2018


(Translation follows below)
Wir haben bei Euch unseren Kanada-Familienurlaub verbracht und waren sehr erfreut über die schöne und toll ausgestattete Unterkunft.
Ganz besonders war jedoch das Frühstück, das wir jeden Abend neu zusammenstellen konnten.
Auch die freundliche Art und Hilfsbereitschaft, z.B. beim Aussuchen von Ausflügen hat uns sehr gefallen.
Die Zeit ging sehr schnell vorbei, wir wären gerne länger geblieben.
Wir waren angenehm überrascht, daß wir wir uns auch so gut auf Deutsch unterhalten konnten.
Viele liebe Grüße.
In English:
We spent our Canadian family vacation with you and were very happy with the nicely appointed accommodations.
Breakfast was special – we could select from menu choices each day prior.
In addition, we were very pleased with the friendly manner and willingness to assist us – for example – in picking outings.
The time elapsed quickly; we would like to have stayed longer.
We pleasantly were surprised at how well we could converse in German.
Best wishes.

Familie P.
Leingarten, Germany
May 31, 2018

We Give the B&B 5 Stars!

Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed and made to feel at home. The choices for breakfast were fantastic, something for everyone, beautifully presented in a pleasant, sunny dining room.
They spend time ensuring that we had maps and directions to meet our touring needs.
We give the B&B 5 stars.
Thank you Reinhard and Christine for sharing your home with us during our visit.

Sylvia Bender-Rongve
May 31, 2018

Charming, Thoughtful Hosts with an Excellent B&B

My husband and I much enjoyed two nights’ accommodation and two breakfasts with Christine and Reinhard in their beautiful, newly built, well-planned, immaculate home. We arrived on a Saturday after visiting the nearby Assiniboine Park Zoo. At a side entrance, Reinhard and his youngest granddaughter welcomed us. Reinhard then explained the code entry system to us so we could return whenever we wished that evening. We accessed their self-contained, well-lit, very quiet Gardenview suite on the second floor via an impressive maple staircase but could have used a nearby lift. We then chose selections from their breakfast menu before leaving to see a play downtown.

Christine’s culinary expertise was much in evidence the next two mornings. We heartily recommend the cheese blintzes but really, you can’t go wrong with any of the delightful choices! When we returned relatively late on Sunday evening, our hard-working hosts were still in the kitchen. Our lengthy conversation with them then felt like a conversation with long-term friends so added to the overall pleasure of our visit.

We will certainly return here on our next trip to Winnipeg!

Dr. Cindy Presse
Saskatoon, SK
April 24, 2018

5 Stars – One-of-a-Kind Experience

The description “bed and breakfast” does not do justice to the indulgent sanctuary you will discover if you cross the threshold of Aspen Woodlands B&B. This respite offers a one-of-a-kind experience. I felt transported into a calm, restorative environment. The owner of the B&B – Reinhard and Christine – are so welcoming, friendly, while also respecting the guest’s need for privacy.

The home faces the tranquil Assiniboine Forest where from time to time, you will encounter deer at dusk. The breakfasts are individualized from a selection of healthy and delicious meals. The home is immaculately clean – hardwood floors throughout. The beds are phenomenally comfortable, and dressed with silk duvets that are so light as to be barely noticeable, and yet warming in the winter and cooling in the summer. I have resided here 3 times so far, and I would never consider staying at a Winnipeg hotel after such an outstanding stay at Aspen Woodlands. If Aspen Woodlands B&B were replicated around the globe, I wouldn’t check into a hotel ever again. I entered this experience sight unseen.

I hope this review helps you feel confident and secure in making Aspen Woodlands B&B your “go to” place when you take your next trip to Winnipeg

Francesca Lucarelli
Baltimore MD
April 12, 2018

Gracious hospitality and excellent accommodations!

My husband and I stayed here to celebrate an anniversary and enjoyed it so much! Reinhard and Christine are such gracious hosts and went the extra mile to provide information and make our stay comfortable and pleasant. The accommodations are exceptional in terms of cleanliness, tasteful decor, views from the large windows and privacy. We also enjoyed the hot tub and delicious, beautifully presented breakfast. We can highly recommend this B&B!

Portage la Prairie, M
April 12, 2018

Will stay there again next time

I just wanted to thank you again for a wonderful stay at your B&B. My sister and I really enjoyed our stay at Aspen Woodlands. Some of our comments are as follows:

Clean, comfortable and lovely accommodations with incredibly delicious breakfasts.

Reinhard and Christine are lovely hosts that go out of their way to make you feel comfortable and at home. We will stay there again next time we are visiting Winnipeg.

Lora, Saskatchewan
July 23, 2017

February 21, 2018

Wonderful way to end our summer

Just a note to thank you both for your wonderful hospitality. We feel so incredibly blessed to have crossed paths with you. Your house is beautiful, warm, and very comfortable. Your cooking is extraordinary, delicious, and presentation is out of this world. We will share our story of how we came to meet you both and what a wonderful way it was to end our summer. I hope to see you next year and in the meantime. Safe travels, wishing you a bountiful harvest from your garden, and all the best to your family.

August, 2017

February 1, 2018

You are on our stay list for Winnipeg

Just a little note to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay with you at your B&B. You are on our stay list for Winnipeg, and we have recommended your B&B to friends. Good luck. Keep up the good work.

June, 2017

February 1, 2018
Zip: R3R 0R3
Country: Canada
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Property Id : 2469
Price: from $ 115 / night
Property Size: 3,900.00 ft2
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 5
Region: Winnipeg

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