Student residences available for short-term summer stays

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Looking for a place to stay this summer that’ll put you in close proximity to the city’s best shops, restaurants and nightclubs?

Or do you know of someone who’s travelling to Winnipeg, and wants to be close to the bustling summer festival scene?

Red River College’s downtown student residence units — located in the Paterson GlobalFoods Institute at 504 Main St. — are available for short-term bookings from May 24 to Aug. 14.

The fully furnished units include a microwave, mini-fridge, bed and linens, desk and chair, wardrobe, and private bathroom with towels and toiletries. The two-bedroom suites have a shared kitchenette with a full-sized fridge and sink, plus a table and chairs.

The building’s common areas feature lounges with couches and an entertainment system, as well as laundry facilities and 24-hour bike storage. Weekly cleaning service is available for both single and double suites, and the building has 24-hour security.

Beds are available for $62 per night, or $325.50 for a week. The units are just steps away from Old Market Square and Bijou Park, and PGI is a short distance from any number of local landmarks, including MTS Centre, The Forks, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and the Manitoba Museum.

The availability period encompasses a number of downtown festivals and events, including the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, and the Manitoba Electronic Music Exhibition Festival.

Click here for more information, or to apply for summer guest accommodation.