Welcome to the Best Western PLUS NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre, located in the heart of the beautiful NorWester Mountains, just minutes from downtown Thunder Bay. Take a look through our photo gallery to see everything our hotel has to offer, including:
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Welcome to the Best Western PLUS NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre, located in the heart of the NorWester Mountains in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Here you will find spacious rooms and suites amongst the outstanding hotel amenities, including:
From the moment you enter our hotel our friendly staff will make you feel right at home.
Whether you need directions to local attractions, or advice on what to see and do while you’re in town, just ask us, we are here to help!
Get cozy in one of the plush arm chairs and make use of our complimentary high-speed Internet to check your email or do a little social networking.
As a consistent winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award from 2012 to 2016, the Best Western Plus NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre always has your total satisfaction in mind.
While enjoying our warm hospitality, take advantage of some of our great hotel amenities, including:
Take in the beautiful landscapes of the NorWester Mountain range as you enjoy a delicious meal from our on-site Cliffhanger Restaurant & Bar.
Relax and unwind amongst Thunder Bay nature at the Best Western Plus NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre.
Our property offers a large deck area, as well as a number of smaller porches overlooking the stunning mountain range and pond.
Here at the Best Western PLUS NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre we offer six well-appointed event spaces perfect for any occasion.
Enjoy the added convenience of our on-site catering services along with our A/V equipment rentals.
Located just minutes from the Thunder Bay International Airport, guests can enjoy an airport shuttle ride to and from our hotel.
Our airport shuttle runs from 5:00 am to 12:00 am.
Here at the Best Western PLUS NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre, we always have your comfort and convenience in mind.
Take advantage of all of our great standard room amenities, including:
Located just minutes from the Thunder Bay International Airport, the Best Western PLUS NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre is the ideal lodging choice for guests traveling on business.
Book one of our Business Rooms to enjoy convenient amenities sure to keep you on track, including free Wi-Fi access and a large work desk with an ergonomic chair.
Take advantage of all the upgraded guest room features in the Spa Suite, including:
Grab a cold drink or prepare a quick snack using the suite’s well-equipped wet bar.
Then, get comfortable on the leather sofa and enjoy catching up on your favourite show or simply relaxing by the gas fireplace.
Have everything you’ll need right at your fingertips in the spacious 1 Queen Bed w/ Pullout Sofa Bed Business Room.
This room comes fully-equipped with:
Enjoy drifting into a deep sleep in the comfortable king size bed dressed in soft, premium linens.
Wake up to a fresh cup of coffee or tea, straight from the suite’s single serve coffee maker.
This luxurious suite with upgraded amenities features a king bed, spa shower, gas fireplace, wet bar, and flat panel LCD TV.
Rest and relax in the suite’s soothing air jetted tub after an eventful day in town.
Pamper yourself with this suite’s luxurious bathroom amenities.
Take a hot shower in the large rain shower or enjoy a soothing bath in the two person air jetted tub.
This main floor spacious mobility accessible room features a comfy queen bed with a cozy chair and ottoman. This room offers a 42" flat panel LCD TV, MP3 alarm clock radio and complimentary Wi-Fi. This room also includes single cup coffee/tea maker, hairdryer, iron and board and refrigerator.
There’s nothing better than relaxing with a quick swim or soothing hot tub soak after a long day of meetings or sightseeing.
Or enjoy some alone time by renting one of our private sauna or steam rooms.
During your stay at the Best Western PLUS NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre keep up with your workout routine in our well-equipped fitness facility.
Some of our fitness equipment includes:
Enjoy an afternoon of family fun or go for a morning swim.
Our indoor swimming pool is perfect for doing some laps or making a splash.
The Best Western PLUS NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre is home to Thunder Bay’s only hotel featuring a fully equipped fitness center.
Make use of our great facility, open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Take advantage of our free weight area to keep up with your workout regimen.
Work up a sweat in our on-site fitness center. Featuring Nautilus equipment, you’re sure to get a great cardio workout on our stair stepper, treadmills, and stationary bikes.
Join us for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at our on-site Cliffhanger Restaurant.
We serve international cuisine sure to delight your taste buds!
Drop by our new Cliffhanger Restaurant & Bar in the evening for a cocktail with friends and colleagues.
Pull up a bar stool and catch the big game on our wall mounted flat-screen TV.
After a long day of meetings, exploration, or celebration, unwind with a drink at our on-site bar.
Overlooking the mountains and our outdoor patio, the Cliffhanger Restaurant & Bar serves up international cuisine, exceptional service, and a warm, homey atmosphere.
Take in the scenic views or if you’re lucky, spot some wildlife right from our patio!
Host an unforgettable meeting, special event, or wedding in our expansive 3,500 sq. ft. Kaminisitquia Room.
This event space can hold up to 240 guests in a reception style and offers beautiful large windows for the perfect amount of natural light.
Our versatile Kaminisitquia Room seamlessly transforms from a picturesque wedding facility to the ideal location for multi facet conferences.
Take advantage of our extensive A/V services or wide selection of catering options to ensure your meeting will go off without a hitch.
The rustic Point du Meuron Room offers the perfect location for a meeting or special event for up to 80 guests.
Enjoy the warm atmosphere brought by the large amethyst fireplace or take advantage of the attached balcony for some natural light or fresh air.
Choose from a wide variety of sit down and buffet style meals perfectly executed by our on-site culinary team.
Or if you prefer, personalize your menu to best suit your event needs.
Our Amethyst Room features a majestic amethyst fireplace and is able to accommodate up to 80 guests.
All of our banquet rooms are designed with flexibility in mind. Choose from a variety of set up options, including:
The Best Western PLUS NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre has everything you’ll need for a successful meeting or event in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
In addition to our hotel-wide Internet access, some of our audio visual equipment rentals include:
Create innovative ideas in our McKenzie Meeting Room.
This room features large windows and a walk-out balcony with a picturesque view of the NorWester mountain range.
Let us help you plan the wedding you have always dreamed of at the Best Western PLUS NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre.
We offer a number of indoor and outdoor spaces to best suit your unique wedding style.
Celebrate your special day in front of our scenic pond, rock garden, or stunning water fountain overlooking the beautiful mountain range.
The Best Western PLUS NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre offers a number of outdoor wedding ceremony and reception options sure to make your day a memorable one.
Our picturesque NorWester Mountain location is the perfect setting for your outdoor summer wedding.
Capture great memories by the pond or rock garden feature before retreating to your well-appointed banquet hall for your reception.
Our stunning 8,968 square foot ballroom is the perfect choice for your wedding reception or special event. This room can accommodate up to 220 guests in a reception style.
Plus, you can enjoy a spectacular view of the mountain range from your private patio.
Easily transform our banquet halls into your dream wedding.
Whether you’re looking for an intimate gathering or big family affair, our professional staff are ready to help you make your vision come to life.
Our dedicated catering team will help you organize your catering details to ensure your event is the most memorable occasion.
Choose from delectable menus such as:
It was voted number one for a list of Seven Wonders of Canada, with a total of 177,305 votes, beating the Bay of Fundy and Niagara Falls by almost 90 000 votes.
Measuring 40 meters in height, the Kakabeka Falls is a sight you aren't going to want to miss!
Enjoy excellent views from the platforms and boardwalk that wraps around the top of the falls.
This world-class Golf Club is located just a short drive away from our hotel.
Travel back to the 1800s and experience the fur trade life at Fort Williams Historical Park.
Tour the buildings, artifacts, and special live demonstrations in this picturesque park.
Chippewa Park’s Wildlife Park features spacious animals and birds enclosures that are native to the North West Ontario area.
Plus, be sure to check out the rest of Chippewa Park’s exciting attractions including, amusement rides, Sandy Beach Park, and Sleeping Giant Viewing Area.
Come together to remember Terry Fox`s Marathon of Hope, the amazing cross-country run for cancer research.
This monument was erected not far from where Terry ended his 5,342 run, when his cancer unfortunately ended his life on June 28, 1981.