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BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2080 Highway 61, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7J 1B8, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 33 Hotels in Thunder Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Sisters2012 Peterborough, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Peterborough, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I travel to TBay on business a lot and this is my go-to place. The restaurant has great food and prompt room service. Across the road is also a great place to eat and meet. The rooms have been renovated and the suites are gorgeous!

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Peterborough, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was okay but the room was very outdated; the decor felt like it was from the 70s. It was great that it was pet friendly and family friendly. I have stayed in other BWP that were much more modern and I guess have compared this hotel to the other ones. Renovations would really help bring this hotel up.... More 

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emartineznw, Manager of Business Development at BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Hi Natasha B, Thank you for leaving a review of our property following your recent stay with us. I am very happy to read that "it was great that our property was pet friendly and family friendly". I have tried reaching you but have had no success, your opinion and feedback is very important to us as we take our... More 

Dryden, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always enjoy this hotel. Great for family stays. Pool area very clean and in good working order. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Would recommend to anyone looking for quality hotel to bring their family.

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emartineznw, Manager of Business Development at BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Hi Mike R, You should know by now that to us you are like family! I would like to thank you for your loyalty to the Best Western Brand and our hotel. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to post a review following your stay with us and for recommending our property to the Tripadvisor... More 

Niagara, Ontario
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here recently for a family wedding and were very impressed with the property! The rooms were very nicely decorated and very clean. The beds were super comfy and it was so nice and quiet. We ate lunch and dinner at the restaurant and both meals were wonderful and the servers were very friendly. Our children used the pool... More 

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emartineznw, Manager of Business Development at BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear draddus13 Senior Contributor, For us is an honour to have received such a remarkable review of our property following your stay with us in December, and would like to thank you for taking valuable time out of your busy schedule to post your review! Because of reviews like yours, we continue to set the bar higher so we can... More 

Sioux Lookout, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travel often and when our stop is in Thunder Bay we stop at the Best Western Nor'Wester, whenever we can. It is our most preferred hotel which has a great staff and wonderful facilities for its guests. We look forward to the spa suites which are the best rooms and provide that extra amenity that is always appreciated.

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emartineznw, Manager of Business Development at BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Thoppe, It is a pleasure to read the feedback left on Tripadvisor sharing your experience at our hotel and thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to do so. To us, as you know... you are like family and look forward to welcoming you on your return. If I can be of any assistance with your... More 

Wasaga Beach
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The room was spacious and comfortable, the restaurant had great food and service. The best pickerel I have ever eaten and the vegetable were done to perfection. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The environment was quiet and calming.

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emartineznw, Manager of business Development at BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear 710jeannineb Tripadvisor reviewer, I cannot thank you enough for your comments left following your stay with us back in December. You are correct, in the Cliffhanger Restaurant & Bar we serve one of the best pickerel you will find in our City, and I am very happy we were able to exceed your expectation...and topped with our friendly and... More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Grateful. Had a great stay while travelling across Canada. Clean, friendly and quiet. Pool was had great hours. Would recommend this hotel. If your on the fence about upgrading to a suite.. Do it! It is a an elegant way to spend your stay. Thank you!

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emartineznw, Manager of Business Development at BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Hi Gracefulife, I would like to thank you for rating us and for sharing your personal experience on Tripadvisor, as it provides potential future guests with a unbiased view of our hotel and services from a previous customers eyes. It indeed gives us great satisfaction to read that you had a wonderful stay, it was a pleasure having you stay... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stayed at this hotel for a business trip - very close to our meetings. The staff here were very friendly and helpful. Went above and beyond to assist us. Comfortable bed and clean room. Restaurant had good quality food. Would definitely stay here again.

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emartineznw, Manager of Business Development at BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Sarah, Thank you for staying with us and are very happy to read that you found our beds comfortable and clean room. The favourite part of your review was your comment of our staff and how they went above and beyond to assist you. We look forward to your return. I would like to wish you safe travels and the... More 

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

As a very heavy business traveller I am not typically excited to stay at a hotel, this hotel is a different story though. The location is a bit off the beaten path and this is a good thing, the rooms are Wonderfull (amazing if you get a suite) and the staff is beyond friendly. It may sound cliche but it... More 

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emartineznw, Manager of Business Development at BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear valued Tripadvisor Reviewer, First off I would like to sincerely thank you, not only for your great review of your property but for taking the time out of your busy schedule to share your experience at our hotel. It gives us great satisfaction to read your comments of " The staff is beyond friendly" and are very proud of... More 

Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Proximity to Mt. McKay is unbeatable! Just follow Mountain Rd. all the way down! The view of the mountain and the hotel's being right off the highway were some of the biggest pros to staying here. Rooms are clean and a comfortable size. Staying on the 1st floor means easy access to the car which we enjoyed. Hotel grounds are... More 

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emartineznw, Manager of Business Development at BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

TheMariasMA Top Tripadvisor Contributor, Thank you so much for rating us on Tripadvisor and for sharing your experience with the rest of the world! I am very happy to read that you enjoyed the view and surroundings of our property which is what set us apart... Although we loved your review, I am very interested to learn more about the... More 

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Address: 2080 Highway 61, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7J 1B8, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Thunder Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre 3.5*
Number of rooms: 89
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Nor`Wester Hotel And Conference Centre
Best Western Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay Best Western
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