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Thunder Bay hotels and places to stay

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Thunder Bay
2.5 out of 5
550 Harbour Expressway, Thunder Bay, ON
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The price is $119 per night
2.25 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (523 reviews)

"Staff were friendly and helpful. Room was comfortable and had everything we needed for it to feel like a little home."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Thunder Bay
Delta Hotels by Marriott Thunder Bay
3.5 out of 5
2240 Sleeping Giant Pkwy, Thunder Bay, ON
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The price is $126 per night
3.79 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (71 reviews)

"The hotel is very modern and has taken steps to minimize COVID-19 exposure. Unfortunately, the dining options from the hotel were not available after 8 p.m. The location is excellent, with beautiful views of the water and marina and easy access to walking paths. Definitely recommend an early arrival ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Delta Hotels by Marriott Thunder Bay
Nights Inn
2 out of 5
180 MacDougall Street, Thunder Bay, ON
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The price is $45 per night
5.08 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (469 reviews)

"It was awesome experience Great conversation Humble owner Happily person"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Nights Inn
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Thunder Bay
2.5 out of 5
760 Arthur Street West, Thunder Bay, ON
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The price is $96 per night
2.96 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (823 reviews)

"Great room. Clean hotel. Nice to have the pool even with limitations. Great location. Nice staff."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Thunder Bay
Best Western Plus Nor'wester Hotel & Conference Centre
3 out of 5
2080 Highway #61, Thunder Bay, ON
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The price is $98 per night
7.97 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (313 reviews)

"The hotel is decent but our room had a musty smell. We did not report it and I believe that if we had, they would have put us in a different room. The overall experience with the hotel was good."…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Best Western Plus Nor'wester Hotel & Conference Centre
Days Inn by Wyndham Thunder Bay North
3 out of 5
1250 Golf Links Rd, Thunder Bay, ON
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The price is $88 per night
1.14 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (893 reviews)

"When we arrived we were received kindly by the from the desk staff. Check in was easy and fast. Room was clean."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Thunder Bay North
Super 8 by Wyndham Thunder Bay
2 out of 5
439 Memorial Ave, Lakehead Expwy To Harbour Expr, Thunder Bay, ON
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The price is $58 per night
2.86 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (988 reviews)

"They had outstanding service! The room was very clean."…"

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Thunder Bay
Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre
3 out of 5
555 Arthur St W, Thunder Bay, ON
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The price is $87 per night
2.95 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (996 reviews)

"Great stay for a great price. Can be a little noisy I. The hallways but nothing of significant concern. Pool was incredible. Good Covid controls. Very happy family."…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Thunder Bay
3 out of 5
1041 Carrick Street, Thunder Bay, ON
Free Cancellation
The price is $106 per night
2.42 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (591 reviews)

"Staff were friendly and welcoming. The room was well appointed and the bed was extremely comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Thunder Bay
Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites
2 out of 5
17 North Cumberland Street, Thunder Bay, ON
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The price is $74 per night
3.79 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (837 reviews)

"Older hotel but facility is maintained. We had a pleasant stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

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Visiting Thunder Bay

Travelers to Thunder Bay give high marks for the top-notch restaurants and shopping. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its lakeside setting and local tours. Top sights in the city include Terry Fox Monument and Fort William Historical Park.

  • There are 29 hotels and other accommodations in Thunder Bay
  • The closest major airport is in Thunder Bay, ON (YQT-Thunder Bay Intl.), 18.5 mi (29.8 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Thunder Bay

The city is notable for landmarks like Terry Fox Monument, Fort William Historical Park, and Hillcrest Park. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakeside and these places to visit: Hazelwood Lake Conservation Area, Cascades Conservation Area, and Centennial Park. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Intercity Shopping Centre is a favorite for retail therapy.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 29 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Thunder Bay. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Thunder Bay - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location and WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Thunder Bay - Our customers like the convenient parking and clean, quiet rooms at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Marriott's TownePlace Suites Thunder Bay - With a stay at this 2.5-star aparthotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers love its quiet location and room service.

One of the popular sights in the surrounding area is Kakabeka Falls, 23.8 mi/38.3 km from the center of the city.

Dressing for Thunder Bay

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 39°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around -8°F
  • From April to June, the average is 73°F during the day and 19°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 76°F during the day and 37°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 57°F as the daytime average and -2°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Thunder Bay is 1.02 inches
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 73°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of -3°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Thunder Bay?
The Courthouse Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include Holiday Inn Express & Suites Thunder Bay and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Thunder Bay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Thunder Bay, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals available in Thunder Bay.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Thunder Bay?
For additional details about updating your trip to Thunder Bay or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Thunder Bay?
Based on reviews, Nights Inn is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Econo Lodge Thunder Bay and Old Country Motel.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Thunder Bay?
Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features free water park access and a children’s pool. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Holiday Inn Express & Suites Thunder Bay and Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Thunder Bay. Attractions like Prince Arthur’s Landing and International Friendship Garden are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Thunder Bay?
Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and flat-screen TVs. Other good options for a romantic stay include Valhalla Inn and Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Thunder Bay?
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Thunder Bay is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an indoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Valhalla Inn and Old Country Motel.
What's the best hotel to stay close to Thunder Bay Tourist Pagoda?
Adjacent to Thunder Bay Tourist Pagoda, Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other good choices within a short distance include Delta Hotels by Marriott Thunder Bay and Courthouse Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member.
What about the best place to stay near OLG Casino Thunder Bay?
One of the top choices for your stay is Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites, located next to OLG Casino Thunder Bay, and this hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Super 8 by Wyndham Thunder Bay and Delta Hotels by Marriott Thunder Bay are other good choices nearby.
What's the best golf hotel in Thunder Bay?
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Thunder Bay is an aparthotel featuring free breakfast and in-room kitchens, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Another good choice is Holiday Inn Express & Suites Thunder Bay if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Strathcona Golf Course, Chapples Golf Course, or Northern Lights Golf Complex while you’re in town.
What's the best hotel for a ski vacation in Thunder Bay?
Based on our travel data, Best Western Plus Nor’wester Hotel & Conference Centre is a top 3-star hotel for hitting the ski slopes, and features free breakfast and a restaurant. Other good choices for your stay near the slopes include Valhalla Inn and Ramada by Wyndham Thunder Bay Airlane Hotel. Those looking to ski or snowboard can spend their days at Loch Lomond Ski Area.
What are some accommodations with pools in Thunder Bay?
Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a children’s pool, and free water-park access. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Thunder Bay and Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites.

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