Discover the tranquility that Thunder Bay has to offer just a short drive from the city center. The Best Western Plus NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre is surrounded by the scenic Nor'Wester Mountains, offering breathtaking views right from the comfort of your room.
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Whether traveling for business or for pleasure, this award-winning hotel has it all! We provide guests with exceptional customer care, superb, full-service amenities and an unbeatable Nor'Wester Mountain location. Guests will be treated to spacious guest rooms featuring premium television and free high-speed wireless Internet access. Suites are available to accommodate the entire family. The Cliffhanger Restaurant & Bar offers one of the largest patio areas that captures the panoramic view of the mountains. For a more comfortable stay on the road, this Ontario hotel features an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, private steam and sauna rooms and a fitness center. Business travelers will appreciate our fiber high-speed Internet as well as full-service conference and meeting space that can accommodate up to 360 people. The picturesque and peaceful atmosphere of this conference destination will enhance any meeting and increase delegate participation and concentration.
Enjoy a peaceful afternoon picnicking with the family in Fort William Historical Park, playing a round of golf at Fort William Country Club or in the winter, skiing Loch Lomond Ski Area. Catch an exciting sporting event at nearby Thunder Bay Tournament Centre. Ski fanatics will appreciate being situated so close to Kamview Nordic Ski Centre. The Best Western Plus NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre frequently hosts guests in town attending conferences, hockey tournaments and antique car shows.
The friendly, helpful staff at the Best Western Plus NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre is ready to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Make a reservation today and save!
100% smoke free full service hotel and conference center. Children 12 and under stay free with qualifying adult. 13 years and older are considered adults.
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Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
The Best Western Plus Norwester, just outside Thunder Bay, delivers on service and comfort. They are worth the ten minute drive from the airport to enjoy the terrific staff, great facilities and...
Toronto, Canada on 15-Feb-2020
Very friendly staff. Front desk personal was a great face to talk to each day. Great view from the rooms and from the restaurant. Very quiet in the rooms, sound did not travel through the walls!l...
Upon arrival there was some confusion as to what room we were supposed to be checking into as my reservation had apparently changed a few times. I had originally booked a smaller suite, but when we...
Thunder Bay, Canada on 18-Dec-2019
Wonderful location - quiet, very clean and modern rooms and wonderful restaurant. Outstanding customer service staff. Stay there almost once a month and is our preferred location in Thunder Bay...
Ontario, Canada on 14-Dec-2019
We were here for a wedding reception and had a great time. Staff were very friendly and accommodating from phone reservation to check out. Older hotel but has been updated well. Quiet area but...
Restaurant on-site, Cliffhanger Restaurant & Bar, open Monday to Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. with the exception of Sunday's which is 7:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m. Overlooking the mountains and outdoor patio.
Complimentary full breakfast, our breakfast is like no other. Our breakfast menu offers 24 menu choices and our complimentary breakfast allows for 22 great options. Breakfast not available for some rate plans. See front desk for details.
Indoor pool Heated 45 feet long and 21 feet wide
Steam room Public Sauna
Hot tub, Whirlpool is closed every Thursday for regular maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Weight lifting equipment, bench press, squat rack and free weights
24-hour front desk A credit card is required upon arrival with photo id for all reservations. The cardholder must be present upon arrival and reside in the registered room. Cash, debit or prepaid will not be accepted as deposits or as an alternative to a credit card.
Laundromat Self Serve Coin operated laundry machine and dryer.
Express check out
Cable satellite television, full cable service
Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Business center, registered guests only and must be 18 and over. Printing of boarding passes and flight itinerary is complimentary with a limit of five pages per guest stay. Fees apply for other services/more printing and are subject to change
Fax services, nominal fee
Photocopy, nominal fee
Meeting facilities, six well decorated conference rooms with windows and view.
Meeting rooms available, 6
Fibre High Speed Internet
Air-conditioning, in public areas
Parking for the physically challenged
Cold weather hook-ups
Airport car, 5:00 a.m to 12:00 a.m.
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Dual sports arenas
Cable or satellite television, color with remote, flat screen, LCD, CNN® or other 24-hour news station
DVD player, rentals available at the front desk
AM/FM alarm clock, with an adaptor for a portable MP3 player
Coffee/tea maker, single serving
Microwave, available in business class rooms and all suites
Iron, ironing board
Desk/work area, available Business rooms with either one queen bed or one king bed
Free local calls, up to 30 minutes
Room service, from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Air-conditioning, available, self controlled heating/cooling system
Easy chair, available, ergonomic chair
Sofabed, available, in fireplace suites
Spa, available, in spa suites only
Adjoining rooms, available two double beds
Fireplace, available, in spa suites and fireplace suites
Mountain view, available
Drive-up rooms with patio access available
CNN® or other 24 hour news station in guest room
7.80 kilometer(s) from Resolute Forest Products, pulp and paper mill
7.90 kilometer(s) from Bombardier Transportation
0.10 kilometer(s) from Thunder Bay Tournament CTR, Sports Arena
1.60 kilometer(s) from Loch Lomond Ski Area, Ski Resort
1.60 kilometer(s) from Hiking, hiking and walking trails
2.00 kilometer(s) from Kamview Cross-Country Ski, Cross Country Ski Lodge
2.00 kilometer(s) from Fort William Country Club, Golf
7.00 kilometer(s) from Ft. William Historical Pk, Tourist Fur Trading Park
8.00 kilometer(s) from Mountain McKay Scenic Loo, Scenic Lookout
8.00 kilometer(s) from Whitewater Golf Course, Premier 18 Hole Golf Course
15.00 kilometer(s) from Marina Park
18.00 kilometer(s) from Boulevard Lake
16.00 kilometer(s) from Hillcrest Park, Hillcrest Park and Sunken Gardens
27.00 kilometer(s) from Eagle Canyon, Canada's Longest Suspension Bridge
Cliffhanger Restaurant, on premises, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily. Overlooking the mountains and outdoor patio.
Across the street from Neebing Steakhouse, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: lunch,
3.10 kilometer(s) from Beaux Daddy's Grill House, Bar/Lounge, Cajun, Open for: dinner,
9.60 kilometer(s) from Mr. Chinese, Bar/Lounge, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
9.60 kilometer(s) from Naxos Bar & Grill, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
9.90 kilometer(s) from Wasabi Japanese Restauran, Bar/Lounge, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner, sushi
14.10 kilometer(s) from Giorg Ristorante, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: dinner,
14.70 kilometer(s) from Keg Restaurant & Bar, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, steakhouse
14.70 kilometer(s) from Caribou, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: lunch, dinner,
15.40 kilometer(s) from Bistro One Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: lunch, dinner,
18.40 kilometer(s) from Hoito, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, best Finnish pancakes in Thunder Bay!
18.90 kilometer(s) from Tony & Adam's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,
19.10 kilometer(s) from DeLuca's Family Restauran, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
21.20 kilometer(s) from The Foundry, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,
21.20 kilometer(s) from The Sovereign Room, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,
21 kilometer(s) from Prospector Steak House, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,
21.50 kilometer(s) from Gargoyles Grille & Ale, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
21.60 kilometer(s) from Masala Grill, Bar/Lounge, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner,
12.00 kilometer(s) from Confederation College, College
17.00 kilometer(s) from Lakehead University, University
59.00 kilometer(s) from Grand Portage, Minnesota, USA
128 kilometer(s) from Grand Marais, Minnesota, USA
209 kilometer(s) from Schreiber
224 kilometer(s) from Terrace Bay
261 kilometer(s) from Two Harbours, Minnesota, USA
305 kilometer(s) from Duluth, Minnesota, USA
306 kilometer(s) from Marathon
357 kilometer(s) from Dryden
483 kilometer(s) from Wawa
562 kilometer(s) from Kenora
702 kilometer(s) from Winnipeg, Manitoba
716 kilometer(s) from Sault Ste. Marie
1.60 kilometer(s) from Loch Lomond Ski Area, skiing, tubing
1.60 kilometer(s) from Kamview Cross-Country Ski
1.60 kilometer(s) from hiking
2.50 kilometer(s) from golf, Fort William Country Club
10.10 kilometer(s) from Arthur Street Marketplace, 12 shops & services including Wal-Mart®, hairdressers, CIBC bank, Metro grocery store, Athletic Club fitness centre, Canadian Tire
16.10 kilometer(s) from Thunder Centre, variety of box stores including Home Depot, Canadian Tire, LCBO, Home Outfitters, Old Navy, Pier 1®, Michaels, Starbucks®
16.10 kilometer(s) from Intercity Shopping Mall, 102 shops & services including Sears, Zellers, American Eagle Outfitters, HomeSense®, West 49 & SportChek. Indulge yourself at one of the food court retailers for a great cup of coffee or a tasty meal.
16.40 kilometer(s) from Wal mart Supercentre®, variety of stores and services including Wal-Mart®, Future Shop, Staples, Winners, Chapter's, Subway® Restaurant, PetSmart, Nygard Clothing
20.20 kilometer(s) from County Fair Plaza, variety of stores and services including Wal-Mart®, Bank of Montreal, TD Bank, LCBO, Safeway,
Roach's Taxi, Rental Car - Avis, Budget, National
Free local shuttle, from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., use the courtesy phone next to Porter Airlines counter and dial #06 to arrange pick up.
7.00 kilometer(s) from Thunder Bay International Airport