Local Accommodation

Symposium Hotel - Days Inn North


Days Inn North
1250 Golf Links Road
(807) 344-3297

Days Inn North will be holding rooms for people attending the symposium.

To book a room, email Jason Scriver at


  • Single - $119 CAD 
  • Double - $126 CAD 

The Days Inn features free high-speed internet access in all rooms, free parking and local calls, cable television, a fitness centre, and free continental breakfast. The Days Inn North is 100% non-smoking. It is about 3 km from the University.More information here.

The following hotels/motels also offer discount rates for people who are visiting Lakehead University.

Days Inn & Suites
645 Sibley Drive 
(807) 622-3297
At the time of booking advise the Registration Desk that you would like the Lakehead 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

​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.

450 Memorial Avenue 
(807) 345-2343To 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 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.
There is also the option to choose a private rental with Airbnb.

Hotels for Smokers

The Landmark Hotel

1010 Dawson Road Thunder Bay
1 (800) 465-3950

Most hotels are "non-smoking". ​If you would like to book a room where you are allowed to smoke inside, The Landmark Hotel has this option.​ For more information click here.