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Popular Thunder Bay hotel with indoor pool, jacuzzi suites and well-liked free breakfast

  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, local calls
  • The staff were very helpful, kind and friendly said guests
  • Guests typically described the hotel as clean, quiet and comfortable
  • Guests found this location convenient to airport, highway, shopping and restaurants
  • Guests liked the free breakfast and said it had a nice assortment and was good quality
  • The pool was also clean and a hit with the kids
  • A couple of guests said their AC units were noisy
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Jun 27, 2015
The Days Inn and Suites Thunder Bay is located to the north of the city centre, about a 7-minute drive from downtown and 9 minutes from the airport. It offers comfortable amenities for budget prices in a central and convenient Thunder Bay location, suitable for both business and leisure travellers visiting the area. It's indoor pool, free breakfast with fresh waffles and 2 room suites are popular with families.

This hotel is smoke free and pet free. Common room amenities include climate control, free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a flat screen cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Room extras include a separate bedroom, 1 or 2 sofabeds, a desk, a microwave, a fireplace and a double jacuzzi. Rooms are furnished with 1 or 2 queen beds or 1 king bed. Accessible rooms are also available.

Free outdoor parking is available on site for all guests.

The hotel provides a free continental breakfast, which includes boiled eggs and self-made waffles, daily to all guests. Tim Hortons and Montana's are a 1-minute walk from the hotel. The Keg Steakhouse is a 3-minute walk away.

Leisure amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub and a fitness centre. Other hotel amenities include a business centre, a guest laundry, a lending library, ice and vending machines, an ATM and meeting rooms. This hotel has an elevator.

Guest rooms offer one queen bed, one king bed, or two queen beds and room rates include free Internet, free continental breakfast, and free local calls.

Both Confederation College and the Thunder Bay Art Gallery are within a 3-minute drive of the hotel. The Intercity Shopping Centre is about a 5-minute drive east of the property while Lakehead University is about 7 minutes by car to the north of the hotel. Guests can access golfing nearby at Thunder Bay Country Club, a 4-minute drive (all travel time estimates - Google Maps).

Confirmed with the front desk on June 27, 2015: all rooms have mini-fridges and flat screen TVs, some rooms have an additional microwave (no stove top or wet bar)
The Good
Guests who stayed at the Days Inn and Suites Thunder Bay were very happy with the hotel and many guests mentioned that they frequented this hotel. The hotel's location, its cleanliness, its staff, and the breakfast all received lots of praise from guest reviewers.

Guests found the hotel's location convenient to airport, gas station, shopping and many enjoyed good dining in walking distance. Some guests also said that the property was central in Thunder Bay while some motorists were able to get to highways or expressways with ease. Related to the hotel's location, several guests indicated that their stay was a quiet one.

Many guests considered the hotel to be clean, fresh and comfortable. Guests often spoke about the cleanliness of the hotel in the reviews, and how well the hotel was maintained. Occasionally guests also said it was well appointed as well, with fair-sized rooms and comfortable beds. 

The staff seemed to have 'made it all happen' at the hotel. These were very courteous and accommodating individuals that treated guests with respect and made the guests feel like returning to this hotel, many of which did.

The breakfast at the hotel was considered good by multiple guests and some guests seemed to like the available selection at breakfast as they listed many items, which included cereals, self-made waffles, fruits, and breads.

Lastly, some guests were appreciative of the fact that the hotel had a pool, especially families with children who enjoyed pleasant and fun experiences there. Those who evaluated the pool said it was never busy (or overcrowded), but always clean and tidy.
The Bad
Guest complaints for this hotel were rare and without much concentration on any particular issue, as the few complaints that appeared online seemed to have been isolated occurrences. 

One guest said he encountered slow Wi-Fi, such as he could not accomplish his work without creating a hot spot through his cell phone, however, other guests praised the hotel without mentioning Wi-Fi at all. Another guest said his shower was not warm enough, although others did not complain about this and there was some mention of good shower pressure at the hotel.

A couple of guests mentioned having noisy AC units and one said his bathroom fan was noisy also.


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Sources ranked the hotel #6 of 33 properties with a guest score of 4 out of 5 and the site had 525 reviews. guest ratings averaged to 4.4 points out of 5 and the site had 46 reviews.

Editor's Analysis by Shane L.
Analyzed by Shane L.
With ample personal travel experience and years of professional hotel work experience, Shane is prepared and determined to help travelers find what they want when booking Canadian hotels.
Guest Reviews
Very Good

Rated 8.4/10 based on 773 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 12 hotels in Thunder Bay

Map Marker Days Inn & Suites Thunder Bay
645 Sibley Drive Harbour Expressway & Balmoral, Thunder Bay, ON