Located a 2-minute drive from the Thunder Bay Expy (Hwy 61, a major artery through Thunder Bay) and a 6-minute drive to Thunder Bay International Airport (YQT), this hotel is popular with travellers needing quick access to the airport at the beginning or the end of a trip.
All of the 261 rooms at this hotel have free Wi-Fi, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker and an iron and ironing board. Guests can choose between standard rooms (king or queen beds) or more spacious suites (separate bedroom, dining table and chairs for up to six guests). Pets are permitted for an additional $25/night.
Guests can dine on site at Timbers Restaurant (serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily) or at Runway 25 (serving dinner Monday-Saturday and Sunday brunch). There are also a number of dining options located within a 5- to 10-minute drive of the hotel. On-site amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a gym, an outdoor tennis court, an outdoor basketball court and free parking. Guests are also welcome to use the free airport shuttle.
Shopping is available at the Thunder Bay Mall, a 4-minute walk away. Lakehead University is about an 11-minute drive away, while Fort William Historical Park (a re-creation of the days of the North West Company and the Canadian fur trader) is a 13-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking and shuttle (call date: September 23, 2012).