Hotel Overview

The Water Tower Inn is a full-service inn with 175 signature rooms and suites, located under the landmark water tower in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

We are located five minutes or less from all major Sault attractions: Sault Area Hospital, downtown, GFL Memorial Centre, Station Mall, key shopping opportunities and restaurants, and Hiawatha Highlands. Escape the city in our landscaped courtyards with waterfalls and waterways. Or unwind with complimentary use of Club Cabana Aqua Spa's four pools, including the Sault's only four-season outdoor whirlpool or Tempo Spa Health & Fitness facility.

For a unique dining experience, it's always "food first" at Casey's Grill Bar, where a varied, internationally inspired menu is enjoyed by our guests. In addition, the Water Tower Pub features 16 beers on tap and its own full late-night menu. For entertainment, enjoy live music in the Water Tower Pub every Wednesday to Saturday.

Stay connected with free Wi-Fi throughout the inn. Our adventure hosts are happy to provide you with in-depth information, itineraries, and maps to explore the Algoma region's beautiful outdoors and Sault Ste. Marie's area attractions. The Water Tower Inn is, more than ever, a resort for the price of a room!

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Modified Breakfast Service & Selections (varies by hotel)

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed in only specific room types, please call the hotel for details. We accept small to medium cats and dogs (50 pounds or less), with a maximum of two pets per room. A $30 CAD pet fee will be charged per stay (if your stay is over 5 days, an additional $30 CAD will be charged).
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 5 kilometer(s) from Algoma Energy Solutions, Located in the Sault Ste. Marie Solar Park. AES is a prominent solar energy supplier.
  • 7 kilometer(s) from Heliene, Inc., Located west of the Sault Ste. Marie Solar Park. A solar energy equipment supplier.
  • 6 kilometer(s) from Tenaris, Leading supplier of tubes and related services for the world’s energy industry and certain other industrial applications.
  • 7 kilometer(s) from Algoma, Steel mill
  • 6 kilometer(s) from Ontario Lottery & Gaming
  • 4 kilometer(s) from ON Ministry of Labour, Located in the Roberta Bondar building.
  • 5 kilometer(s) from OFRI, Ontario Forest Research Institute


  • 4 kilometer(s) from Agawa Canyon Tour Train, Algoma Country is ablaze with colour during autumn and for decades the Agawa Canyon Tour Train has been a favourite way for fall 'leaf peepers' to experience some of the most spectacular fall colour in North America. Though peak colour varies each season, typically the last two weeks of September and the first week of October offer the best colour and should be considered when planning your excursion. The Agawa Canyon Tour Train is beautiful throughout the Summer season, as well. Enjoy a scenic rail excursion through country that once inspired the Group of Seven.
  • 0 kilometer(s) from John Rowswell Hub Trail, The John Rowswell Hub Trail is a 26km multi-use trail that circumnavigates Sault Ste. Marie. Enjoy a short section or the whole trail by foot or by bike. Connect to the trail across the street from the Inn. On-site bike rentals available.
  • 4 kilometer(s) from Gateway Casino SSM, Just minutes from the U.S. border at the eastern tip of Lake Superior, Gateway Casino Sault Ste. Marie is an exciting northern adventure. Enjoy 430 slot machines, Texas Hold'em Poker, Blackjack, Roulette and more!
  • 4 kilometer(s) from Bushplane Heritage Museum, The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre (CBHC) was formed in 1987 by a small group of volunteers wishing to preserve Ontario's rich bush plane and firefighting heritage. At that time, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources agreed to allow the group to use a portion of the Fire and Aviation Division (formerly the Ontario Provincial Air Service) hangar at the edge of the St. Mary's River in Sault Ste. Marie for displays and storage. A fantastic experience for kids and adults alike.


  • Casey's Grill & Bar, on premises, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • Water Tower Pub, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6 kilometer(s) from Santini's Bistro, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 9 kilometer(s) from Gliss Steak & Seafood, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner,
  • 12 kilometer(s) from View Restaurant & Bar, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner,


  • 1 kilometer(s) from Sault College, Well-respected for its Aviation, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Police Foundations programs, Sault College continues to expand.
  • 6.5 kilometer(s) from Algoma University, In 2008, Algoma University was established as an independent, degree-granting institution when the Provincial Government passed the Algoma University Act. As stated in the Act, primarily an undergraduate university focused on the needs of Northern Ontario.
  • 11 kilometer(s) from Lake Superior State, A small public university in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. It is Michigan's smallest public university with an enrollment around 3,000 students. With its proximity to the border and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, LSSU has many Canadian students and maintains a close relationship with its international neighbour. known for its academic programs such as fisheries and wildlife management, engineering, chemistry and the environmental sciences, teacher education, nursing, geology and business management

Nearby Cities

  • 320 kilometer(s) from Sudbury, Ontario
  • 8 kilometer(s) from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA
  • 706 kilometer(s) from Thunder Bay, Ontario


  • 1 kilometer(s) from Pee Wee Hockey Arena, Minor hockey arena for tournaments by Sault Ste Marie Minor Hockey Association.
  • 2 kilometer(s) from SS Marie Minor Baseball, Offering 12 baseball diamonds with attached parking lot and pavilion. Tournaments by Sault Ste Marie Minor Baseball Association.
  • 8 kilometer(s) from Hiawatha Highlands, Conservation area for Sault Ste. Marie offering mountain bike trails and hiking in the summer, and snowshoeing, x-country skiing and fat bike riding in the winter.
  • 73 kilometer(s) from Pancake Bay Provincial Pa, Established in 1968 by Ontario Parks, it is a recreation-class Provincial Park. Great swimming, hiking and beaches.
  • 2 kilometer(s) from YMCA, youth services programs open to the public for daily activities.
  • 1 block(s) from Goodlife Fitness, Full-service fitness centre with aerobic and spin classes, virtual fitness, personal trainers, and a large selection of cardio and weight training equipment. Open 24 hours


  • 1 block(s) from Super Centre, Super centre, across street features Reitman's, Walmart, Pet Smart, Michael's, The Ten Spot and the LCBO
  • 4 kilometer(s) from Station Mall, The largest mall in Sault Ste. Marie, featuring H&M, Walmart, Le Chateau, David's Tea, Cineplex and many other name brand stores.
  • 2 kilometer(s) from Cambrian Mall, Home to Canadian Tire, TD, BMO, CIBC, Winner's and Shopper's Drug Mart.
  • 1 block(s) from Staples Business Centre, Offering office supplies, computer products and service. Open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.


  • 20 kilometer(s) from Sault Ste Marie Airport
  • 40 kilometer(s) from Chippewa County International Airport
  • 340 kilometer(s) from Sudbury Airport
  • 6 kilometer(s) from Greyhound Bus Lines
  • 5 kilometer(s) from Sault Ste. Marie Sault Ste Marie Municipal Bus Services