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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.

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 and a recently renovated state-of-the art 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 whether the meeting is in-person or hybrid.

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!

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 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 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


  • 0.10 kilometer(s) from Cliffhanger Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily. Overlooking the mountains and outdoor patio.
  • Across the street from Neebing Steakhouse, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 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,
  • 9.6 kilometer(s) from Asian, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Chinese and Vietnamese Cuisine
  • 9.6 kilometer(s) from Chinese Express, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Chinese Cuisine
  • 9.90 kilometer(s) from Wasabi Japanese Restauran, Full Service, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner, sushi and noodle bowl
  • 10.6 kilometer(s) from Boston Pizza, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Pizza, pasta and sandwiches
  • 14.10 kilometer(s) from Giorg Ristorante, Full Service, 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, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 15.40 kilometer(s) from Bistro One Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 18.90 kilometer(s) from Tony & Adam's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: 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,
  • 21.4 kilometer(s) from Prospector Steak House, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,
  • 21.60 kilometer(s) from Masala Grill, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 12.00 kilometer(s) from Confederation College, College
  • 17.00 kilometer(s) from Lakehead University, University

Nearby Cities

  • 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, shops and services including Wal-mart®, hair dressers, CIBC Bank, Metro grocery store, Movati Athletic Club, Scotia Bank, Starbucks® and Candian Tire
  • 16 kilometer(s) from Intercity Shopping Mall, approximately 90 shops & services including Marshall's, Bath and Body Works, SportChek, American Eagle Outfitters, Urban Planet, RW & Co, Showcase, West 49m Garage Clothing, Pandora, Sunglass Hut, Lids, GNC, Foot Locker, Peoples Jewellers, Sephora, The Source, Shaw Cable, Telus and Koodo. Indulge yourself at one of the food court retailers for a great cup of coffee or a tasty meal.
  • 16.10 kilometer(s) from Thunder Centre, variety of box stores including Home Depot, Canadian Tire, LCBO, Giant Tiger, Old Navy, Home Sense, Winner's, Moore's Clothing, Toys "R" Us, Party City, Michaels, Starbucks®, Dollarama, Chatter's Hair Salon and The Shoe Comapny
  • 17.60 kilometer(s) from Thunder Bay Centre, located at the intersection of Memorial Ave and Central Avenue. Variety of stores and services including Wal-Mart Supercenter®, Best Buy, Staples, Indigo, Starbucks®, Dollarama, Subway® Restaurant, PetSmart, Nygard Clothing, Atmosphere and Kelsey Roadhouse
  • 20.20 kilometer(s) from County Fair Plaza, variety of stores and services including Walmart®, Bank of Montreal, TD Bank, LCBO, Dollarama, No Frills and TB Public Library and C&G Hair and Esthetics


  • 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