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I believe this hotel is classed as a "3 star", but to me it is at least a 4 star. The rooms are kept very clean, and the bed was made meticulously. They have updated their TV's since i last stayed there, and offer good entertainment. Many of the rooms have a mountain view. And on that note, although this...

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Marathon, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great stay here. I book for future stays on arrival because I know I will be wanting to return. I find it easy to change bookings when necessary. Airport shuttle is great and does not take long at all. A perfect location for quiet, relaxing stays. The staff are very pleasant and do their work with diligence. That comment...

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Welcome back Joe Thank you for taking the time to recognize our staff. Your business is important to us and we are delighted that you find our property so relaxing and quiet for your stays. We know that you have many choices of hotels to choose from but we are happy to be your home away from home. We look...

Thunder Bay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family wedding at the Nor'wester. Couldn't be more pleased. From the dealings with sales staff (very helpful) to the quality of the rooms and the rates, everything was perfect. Buffet dinner was a total success- everyone enjoyed. Of particular mention is hotel staff. They are well trained, pleasant and do anything to make things work. A real...

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WOW Thank you Robert for your wonderful comments especially about our staff being so accommodating. Weddings are so important to us and we strive to insure that the day is perfect for the couple and their family and friends. I will be sure to post your comments in our staff room for all to see and know that their hard...

St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff are very friendly and helpful, and the rooms are nice and comfortable. Beds are nice, and the hotel was quiet so I got a good nights sleep. Restaurant had good food for dinner and breakfast, although they were short staffed.

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Good Day Thank you for your wonderful comments about our hotel. More importantly thank you for recognizing our staff as being so friendly and helpful. They truly strive everyday to deliver on Superior Customer Care and I will be sure to let them know that you recognize their hard work. I apologize if your service in the restaurant was not...

Holland Landing, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was quiet and comfortable with a good restaurant and great staff. The fitness centre had the most fitness equipment that I have ever seen in a hotel! Frees weights as well as machines and plenty of aerobic equipment.

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Good Stephanie We are delighted that we met and exceeded your expectations for your stay with us. Your satisfaction is important to us. Thank you for your wonderful comments about our restaurant and staff. I will be sure to pass your comments on to our staff. Thank you for choosing our Best Western PLUS property and we hope to serve...

Windsor, Ontario
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They don't honour the best western rewards program and also jacked up my room price by 20 per night, it's a beautiful hotel and good customer service, but if you don't honour your own loyalty program then what the hell

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Good Day Chris I have been trying to search for your reservation so I can address your comments. We absolutely honour our Best Western Rewards program, I am wondering if you booked through a third party website such as Booking.com? If this is the case your stay would be considered in the stay two night program however you would not...

Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

although onlly for a single night, my stay was pleasant, I enjoyed the mountain view under a clear frosty sky. The overnight was restful and the breakfast excellent. I will recommend this place for more than one night stay: there is a fitness center and a pool.

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Good Day George Thank you for your wonderful Trip Advisor review. The wintery views yesterday were in fact beautiful. I am delighted that you found your accommodations so comfortable and relaxing. In our busy travel world it is nice that you can enjoy an evening during your travels. I will be sure to let the restaurant and kitchen staff how...

Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were travelling across Canada and when we got to Thunder Bay we needed a comfortable hotel for the night. The staff were friendly, the rooms were comfortable and convenient - we could park our car right outside the sliding doors and unload/load directly which was a bonus. The menu in the restaurant was creative and the prices were reasonable....

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Good Evening I am so delighted that you found our Best Western PLUS property and that we met and exceeded your expectations. Thank you for taking the time to write about us on Trip Advisor. Your positive comments and satisfaction is important to us. In our busy automated world I am happy that our staff were so friendly and accommodating....

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been staying at this hotel for many years, mostly when in town on business, but any time I am through on vacation it would be my first choice too. The facility is beautiful, and the location is second to none. The views are spectacular any way you want to look, and the silence of the area is a...

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Good Evening Rick WOW thank you so much for your fabulous Trip Advisor review that is so important to our operation. More importantly we are delighted that you consider us your home away from home. I will be sure to post your review in our staff room for all of our staff to read so that they know how much...

Thunder Bay, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had stayed at the Norwester many times in the past both for business & pleasure. We were heading south for 3 weeks and needed a hotel which would allow us to keep our car there for the duration. The Norwester happily agreed at no cost. When we arrived we were upgraded to a beautiful suite. Everything about this hotel is...

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Good Evening Daniel Hope you enjoyed your southern holiday in the sun! It was our pleasure to accommodate your vehicle and we thank you for your business and for your loyalty to our hotel. I will be sure to let the front desk staff and housekeeping staff know how much you appreciate their hard work. See you soon. Sincerely, Roberta...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover this newly renovated Thunder Bay, Ontario hotel offering full-service accommodations near Fort William Historical Park, Loch Lommond ski resort, Thunder Bay Tournament Centre, and Kamview Nordic Ski Centre. Whether traveling for business or for pleasure, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre has it all! Featuring an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, private steam and sauna rooms, and a full scale fitness centre. Situated in beautiful Thunder Bay, Ontario, this hotel provides guests with exceptional customer service, superb full-service amenities and an unbeatable Nor'Wester Mountain location, only 7 minutes from downtown. Guests will be treated to spacious guest rooms featuring cable television, Flat Screen TV's, Fridges, and free high-speed wireless Internet access. Suites are also available to accommodate the entire family. For a more comfortable stay on the road, our well appointed standard rooms or our luxurious suites will meet or exceed your expectations. We look forward to your next stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Norwester Hotel & Conference Centre

Address: 2080 Highway 61, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7J 1B8, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Thunder Bay
Price Range: $123 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Norwester Hotel & Conference Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 89
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Nor`Wester Hotel And Conference Centre
Best Western Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay Best Western
BEST WESTERN PLUS Norwester Hotel & Conference Centre Thunder Bay, Ontario
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Thunder Bay
#2 Family Hotel in Thunder Bay
#2 Business Hotel in Thunder Bay
#4 Romantic Hotel in Thunder Bay
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“You can drive up to ground floor rooms, ask for mountain view”
 of 5 bubbles charlesmZ3181PP, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor last suite in the hallway. The views cannot be beaten and the suite is very well laid out with everything you will need to enjoy your stay.”
 of 5 bubbles joefrommarathon, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The room was spacious enough for 2 people with ski gear!”
 of 5 bubbles O8038TNstephaniet, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the hotel face the mountain which is pretty at sunset and lower floor rooms have sliding doors making access to your vehicle simple and efficient.”
 of 5 bubbles dobsonm, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“pleasant surroundings ”
 of 5 bubbles A1639ECericc, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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