Super 8 East Suites


Who We Are

The Inn Keepers is a family run firm formed in 2000 by Bob and Dorothy Schinkel. Today the firm is run by son Justin Schinkel out of Steinbach Manitoba. The company owns and operates all of their properties creating a fun and relaxing environment for all of their guests. The company is actively looking to become third party managers for hotel investors.

Justin Schinkel

Justin Schinkel MBA, B. Comm.


Phone: 204.381.4567

Fax: 204.326.5611

With many years of experience in the hotel industry and in administration, Justin brings organizational focus and growth that is beneficial to your partnership with the Inn Keepers. Justin is actively pursuing new locations and hotel management contracts for this family run firm.

Chris Esau

Chris Esau

Chief Financial Officer and Controller

Phone: 204.326.2640

Chris graduated from Red River College and has over 10 years of experience as a finance professional in agriculture, mining, property management and hospitality. He has experience in areas of financial and operation reporting, budgeting, forecasting and internal controls. With a focus on reporting and analyzing financial and operational results Chris is committed to long-term and strategic corporate planning and growth.

Karina Bueckert

Karina Bueckert

Director of Business Development and Marketing

Phone: 204.325.0578

Karina has been with the company for several years now and loves the challenge of working with so many different departments. Karina oversees all the Sales and Marketing for all 5 hotels including the Lounge and Conference Center in Winkler.

Our Mission

Genuine Care. Period.

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