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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Calgary, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We would like to have had the opportunity to enjoy this beautiful hotel and its facilities for more than than one night. The setting/location is wonderful,and the quality of the room and its amenities a wonderful surprise and experience. A 'must stay' on our next drive through Thunder Bay.

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

Hello Lynn L, Thank you for taking the time from your schedule to share your experience of your stay with the rest of the Tripadvisor community. We also wish you were able to stay longer but truly look forward to your return so you may better enjoy our facility and amenities. Please feel free to contact me directly so I... More

Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our stay was disappointing to describe it in a word. The 2 queen bed room was very average in size, dated and tired. The beds were comfortable, but the rest of the room was not impressive at all. Arriving at the hotel we encountered a parking construction around the the whole complex and it took us a long time to... More

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

Dear Irit2013 Senior Reviewer, Thank you very much for taking the time out of your schedule to post a review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast and would like to extend to you our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you by the teenagers. Our security services were in place but it is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Picked this Best Western for the pool. Found out after checking in that they have swimming lessons at the pool from 3:00 to 7:00 pm every week day and it gets crowded. This is a dated property and is suppose to be a Best Western Plus. The only Plus is their room rate. If your looking to stay at a... More

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

Dear Gordon, Thank you for posting a review on Tripadvisor following your stay with us, we truly appreciate your time and thank you for your loyalty to the Best Western brand. As per our telephone conversation, we continue to make improvements in our property to better serve our valued customers like yourself. Thank you for your time over the phone... More

Thunder Bay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Best wedding I could have ever imagined for my son and daughter-in-law.Everything was truly perfect. The staff at the Norwester Hotel went beyond our expectations at making everything just the way we wanted.The facility is gorgeous with mountain views, pond and fountain. What nice people & great service from Caryn Fulton, Robert, Tanis and Edwin. I can't imagine having done... More

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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The suites are absolutely amazing. They are newly renovated with modern decor including leather couches and furnishings all in earth tones. The bathroom is beyond luxurious having hot tub and shower with many body jets and is extremely clean. Very spacious sitting room with large deck overlooking beautiful Nor'Wester Mountains provide peaceful ambiance. Good food in restaurant and great service.... More

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Thank you for all the work that went into making our conference a success. (Sept 17/18 MNRF) From my first contact with the sales team (Caryn) to wonderful staff at the front desk. Conference room was bright, with great views of the pond, geese and of course The Sleeping Giant Mountain. And the hotel rooms we cozy, clean and very... More

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Michigan
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This hotel was clean, with a comfortable bed, and a lovely location overlooking a pond with geese and a view of the Sleeping Giant Mountain. The hotel outside of downtown Thunderbay but close enough to go back downtown to see the harbor, shopping area and to eat.

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Have nothing but good things to say about my recent stay at the Nor'Wester - they hosted our group of about 50 for a youth conference. The staff were friendly, caring and accommodating. The space was great and always clean, rooms were beautiful. We truly felt 'at home'. I will definitely plan future events here.

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Aurora, Minnesota
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We love autumn and thought we would take our color tour a little further than Minnesota's north shore and planned a spontaneous trip the Thunder Bay to view Sleeping Giant and Fort William. I looked on line for a room and was willing to pay slightly more $20.00 to $30.00 per night more than other hotels we would have considered... More

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

Dear Olaughll Senior Tripadvisor Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to post a review on your recent stay with us and your rating of our property. I am sure glad you took the spontaneous trip to Thunder Bay to enjoy the Fall colors. Also I loved to read that you found the comfort and... 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
BEST WESTERN PLUS Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre Thunder Bay, Ontario

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