Accommodations in Thunder Bay

Are you looking for a place to stay during your campus visit? Here are some recommendations for you to consider. The following hotels offer discount rates for people who are visiting us here at Lakehead. 

An outdoor view of residence at Lakehead University.Summer Residence Accommodations

If you need a place to stay during your visit to Thunder Bay, our Residence Services offers Summer Accommodation from May 1 - August 24. For more information about rates and room types, visit our Summer Accommodations website, or contact Guest Services at
(807) 343-8485 or by email at Guest.Services@lakeheadu.ca

 

 

Alternatively, the following hotels/motels offers discount rates for people who are visiting us here at Lakehead

Outside view of the Days Inn.Days Inn & Suites
645 Sibley Drive
(807) 622-3297

At the time of booking advise the Registration Desk that you would like the university rate.
The recently-renovated Days Inn and Suites offers 92 beautifully decorated rooms and suites. It features an indoor pool, free high-speed internet access in all rooms, a restaurant on site, free breakfast, free parking and local calls, cable television in all rooms, a fitness centre as well as a spa. It is within 20 minutes by foot to the University. It is also minutes away from several other restaurants such as The Keg, Caribou, Montana's, Kelsey's and Applebees. For more information, visit their website here

Outside view of the Days Inn North.Days Inn North
1250 Golf Links Road
(807) 344-3297


At the time of booking advise the Registration Desk that you would like the Lakehead University rate. To receive the rate, bookings must be made directly with the hotel.
The Days Inn and Suites is a newly-built hotel (2007), offering beautifully decorated rooms and suites. It features free high-speed internet access in all rooms, free parking and local calls, cable television in all rooms, a fitness centre, and free continental breakfast. The Days Inn North is 100% non-smoking. Pets are not allowed. It is about 3 km from the University and within walking distance to 5Forks Restaurant. It is also 5-10 minutes by car to several other restaurants such as The Keg, Caribou, Montana's, Kelsey's and Applebees.

Outside view of the Victoria Inn.Victoria Inn
555 Arthur Street West
(807) 577-8481

Guests and associates of Lakehead University receive a special rate by quoting the discount code "UNIV".
The Victoria Inn hosts 182 newly renovated rooms and the largest indoor recreation area in Northwestern Ontario. With a swimming pool, three story waterslide, children’s wading pool, hot tub, and exercise room. The Victoria Inn is sure to accommodate all travellers visiting the Lake head. Chicago Joe’s Restaurant and Sports Lounge situated on site and boasts local favorites beer battered chicken strips and fish and chips. The Victoria Inn is located on the Arthur street business section and is close to the airport. The Victoria Inn is about a 10-minute drive to the university. For more information, visit their website here.

Photo of Comfort Inn Hotel RoomComfort Inn
660 Arthur Street West 
(807) 475-3155

At the time of booking, please use the code "LUNIV" to receive the Lakehead University rate. Located close to the Thunder Bay airport and a 10-minute drive from the Lakehead campus, the Comfort Inn offers easy access to all major attractions in the Thunder Bay area. The beautiful and tastefully appointed rooms provide the best in convenience and relaxation. There are irons, ironing boards and 32-inch LCD plasma televisions in all rooms. This 100% smoke free hotel has rooms furnished with either two double beds or a queen-size bed. For maximum convenience, the hotel offers plenty of free parking with same-weekday valet service. A currency exchange, newsstand and valet cleaning services are also available. For more information or to book online, visit them online.
Outside view of the Travel Lodge.
Travelodge 
450 Memorial Avenue 
(807) 345-2343
To receive the Lakehead University special rate, please ask for the "Lakehead University Campus Tour Rate". The Travelodge Hotel is a 15-20 minute walk from the University and features a free Bear Bites breakfast, a gym/fitness centre, free high speed internet access, and a pool. The Travelodge is just a few short minutes by foot to Boston Pizza. For more information, visit their website here.
Holiday Inn ExpressHoliday Inn Express & Suites
1041 Carrick Street 

1 (877) 660-8550
The Holiday Inn Express is Thunder Bay's newest hotel, just a 4 minute drive from Lakehead University, or a 24 minute walk. The Holiday Inn Express offers free breakfast and features an indoor pool, hot tub, guest laundry, fitness room, and business centre, and is close to many amenities including shopping, groceries, and restaurants. To receive a special discounted rate as a visitor to Lakehead, please book online here.

For more ideas on where to stay in Thunder Bay, check out the City of Thunder Bay's Tourism site here.