Located in the Nor'Wester Mountain area, on the southern limits of Thunder Bay (about a 15-minute drive to downtown Thunder Bay), this hotel is popular with guests who seek resort-style accommodation in a natural setting, or are in need of accommodation with conference/event facilities on site.
All of the 91 rooms at this hotel are smoke-free and have free Wi-Fi, cable satellite TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a hair dryer and an iron with ironing board. Guests can choose between standard rooms (king, queen or double beds), or business class (which have a microwave). Suites are available with an additional spa shower, jetted tub or fireplace. Pets are permitted for a cost of $20/night.
On-site amenities include free parking, free airport shuttle, a 45' indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, a fitness centre, a business centre and private steam rooms (extra fees apply). Guests should note that there is no elevator on site.
Guests can dine daily on site at the Cliffhanger Restaurant and Bar, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also the Neebing Roadhouse (restaurant and bar) is right across the street and offers dining Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 9pm and its bar opens at 11am on weekdays serving lunch and on weekends at noon. Another dining option in the area is Beau Daddy's Grill about a 3-minute drive from the hotel available from 5am to midnight.
The Loch Lomond Ski Area is a 5-minute drive and cross country skiing is available throughout most of the winter till 10pm at night at Kamview Nordic Centre, only a 4-minute drive away. The Fort William Country Club offers golf 7 minutes from the hotel. The Fort William Historical Park (a re-creation of the days of the North West Company and the Canadian fur trader) is 12 minutes away. For air travellers, Thunder Bay International Airport (YQT) is about a 9-minute drive from the hotel. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Confirmed with a front desk agent: the hotel provides free Wi-Fi, parking and airport shuttle (call date: March 21, 2014).