2080 Highway #61 , Thunder Bay
The Best Western Nor'Wester is one of the most reasonably priced, yet highly-rated hotels for the Thunder Bay area. It's a 15-minute drive to the downtown core of Thunder Bay and about 9 minutes to the airport. The Fort William Country Club offers golf 7 minutes from the hotel and the Loch Lomond Ski Area is 5 minutes away for downhill skiing and snowboarding. The Neebing Roadhouse restaurant is next door and offers lunch (every day) and dinner (Thursday to Saturday) and also has a fun pub with volleyball court and horseshoe pit.
Smoke-free and air-conditioned rooms feature cable satellite flat screen TV, dataport, DVD player, mini-fridge and the standard room amenities. Upgraded rooms and suites offer additional space and may include a microwave, spa showers, jetted tub and fireplace.
Hotel amenities include an 45' indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, private steam rooms (extra fees apply), fitness centre and business centre, conference facilities, and cold weather hook-ups. The on-site Cliffhanger Restaurant & Bar is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There's no elevator at the hotel to accommodate the second floor.
Freebies include: Wi-Fi, parking and airport shuttle (available from 5am to midnight).
Guest highlights: great refurbished room, large comfortable bed, just a bit outside of town, but this is my second visit and the distance is not a big deal; peace and quiet night, the people were very friendly and courteous, good food in the restaurant, the place is immaculate, fairly priced, beautiful surroundings with mountains, restaurant has an excellent menu with superb service, well priced and fresh; rooms are very attractive, the breakfast was very good, pool was nice, clean and well kept; grounds are beautiful
This hotel is recommended by 85% of former guests and received a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2013.