BEST WESTERN Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre

470 1st Avenue S, Kenora, ON P9N 1W5
Phone: 807/468-5521   |   Fax: 807/468-4734   |   94 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Kenora's only smoke-free full service hotel situated directly on beautiful Lake of the Woods. Ask us about our breakfast included rates.

The gorgeous display Mother Nature boasts surrounds this Kenora hotel so that you're right in the middle of all the beauty and intrigue of Ontario.

Welcome to our full service, pet-friendly hotel complete with free parking and our own boat docking for your pleasure. This Kenora hotel is the only accommodations located directly on Lake of the Woods. When you're located on the waterfront in downtown Kenora, the world's your oyster. We're across the street from Kenora Fitness & Wellness Centre, so there's no need to skimp on your routine.

Our full service hotel in downtown Kenora is a top conference, meeting, banquet and wedding destination spot. Whether you're here for Harbourfest weekend, hockey tournaments or the Shaw Bass International fishing competition, you'll feel right at home. After all, it's easy when you're in the only hotel with stunning views of Lake of the Woods.

The city of Kenora is a lovely place to spend the afternoon. Check out fine dining options, shopping, and the vibrant live music scene. Tourism is big business here, but that doesn't mean you'll get lost in the crowd. This culturally rich city is the perfect destination to get away from it all. Within walking distance to the waterfront, you're never far from the area's natural beauty.

Business travelers delight at the ample amenities. Whether you're in town for the Grand Council Treaty Three, First Nations, city of Kenora or other critical business, you'll have everything you need to get the job done. This Kenora hotel boasts the largest event space in the city.

Reserve your room at BEST WESTERN Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre for the breathtaking views and great price!

The indoor pool is closed for maintenance repairs as of March 1st, 2014. Complimentary passes available for the swimming pool and fitness facility at the Kenora Recreation Centre located just across the street. Please ask Front Desk for your pass.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Located on beautiful Lake of the Woods
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Boat docking
  • Cocktail lounge Open 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Monday - Saturday and 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Sunday
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference services
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Interior corridor
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Catering
  • Equipment rental
  • Coffee shop Open 7 days a week, Tuesday-Friday 7:00 a.m.- 2:00 a.m. and Saturday-Monday till 5:00 p.m.
  • Outdoor parking

BEST WESTERN Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre

Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western lakeside inn & conference centre in Kenora.

Fun & Entertainment Packages

Sweetheart Package 1 Night

Join us at the BEST WESTERN Lakeside Inn and Conference Centre and enjoy our Sweetheart Package. Enjoy a romantic getaway in the heart of Kenora whether its your anniversary, wedding night or special occasion. Treat yourself and your loved one. This package includes champagne in room upon arrival, chocolates, and fresh flowers. The next day enjoy our late check-out of 1:00 p.m.

Reserve Package

BEST WESTERN Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre

Conveniently located, the best western lakeside inn & conference centre in Kenora, Ontario is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 49.761515  /  Latitude: -94.488855

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: The west. Take Highway 17 to Main Street. Turn left on 2nd Street, then turn right on Matheson and 2nd Street. Follow the road two blocks to the BEST WESTERN Lakeside Inn and Conference Centre.

From: The east. Take Highway 17 to 5th Street South. Turn left at A&W and follow to 2nd Avenue. Turn right on 2nd Avenue and go south to 1st Avenue and south to the BEST WESTERN Lakeside Inn and Conference Centre.

From: The north. Take Kenora Exit to downtown and follow the directions from the west to the BEST WESTERN Lakeside Inn and Conference Centre.

BEST WESTERN Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Lake of the Woods Museum

While traveling in northwest Ontario, take time to visit the beautiful small city of Kenora, on the shore of Lake of the Woods. Many visitors to Kenora, located east of the Manitoba border, enjoy the wonderful variety of recreational activities and attractions available. While visiting downtown Kenora, tour the award-winning Lake of the Woods Museum, "one of the coolest little museums in Canada". Browse the exhibits to see the collections of aboriginal artifacts, dioramas, artifacts from the steamboat era and photographs.

Throughout the years since opening in 1964, the museum has actively expanded its collections totaling more than 25,000 items. These include First Nations artifacts, industrial items, journals, beadwork, Rat Portage souvenirs and natural history specimens. Plan your visit to the museum in conjunction with one of the many events hosted at the museum throughout the year, for a fun day of learning. While in town, rest comfortably as a guest of the local Best Western hotel and enjoy wonderful guest services.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.30 kilometer(s) from Lake of the Woods Museum, "One of the coolest little museum in Canada"
  • 0.30 kilometer(s) from Float Plane Tours, See the Splendor of Northwestern Ontario from the air
  • 0.30 kilometer(s) from M.S. Kenora, tour the relaxing 1.5 to 2.5 hour cruise of Lake of the Woods
  • 0.50 kilometer(s) from Heritage Townscapes, Murals on different buildings around the city - walking tours available
  • 1.50 kilometer(s) from Husky the Muskie, Located in McLeod Park along the Harbourfront, Husky stands 40 feet tall.
  • 1.50 kilometer(s) from Kenora Rotary Geyser, Located in the harbour off McLeod Park in Lake of the Woods, the geyser shoots water every hour
  • 3.00 kilometer(s) from Eco-Tours, Lake of the Woods Cemetery Walking Tours
  • 5.00 kilometer(s) from The Mather Walls House, Located on Ottawa Street in Keewatin, historical house built in 1889
  • 15.00 kilometer(s) from Skiing, Looking for some winter excitement, snowboarding, down hill skiing - Evergreen Ski Club
  • 0.10 kilometer(s) from Blue Heron Gift Shop, Unique Gift Shop, In Kenora's old fish market on the lake

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0.01 kilometer(s) from Kenora Recreation Centre, arena, ice rink, pool & fitness center
  • 10.00 kilometer(s) from hiking, You will find many trails around the area - in winter the trails offer great skiing

Nearby Restaurants

  • Choose from a wide selection of restaurants near this Kenora, Ontario hotel.
  • Fine dining on premises Open 7 days a week
  • Waterside Restaurant, on premises, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Open Daily. Located on the ninth floor with a breathtaking view of the lake. Our menu consists of prime rib, steaks, chicken and walleye. Daily lunch and dinner specials or join us in the Waterside Lounge and relax after a long day.

BEST WESTERN Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Kenora. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

April 2014

April 26, 2014
Greater Sudbury Earth Day Festival The City of Greater Sudbury hosts this festival full of entertainment, art exhibits, and children's activities. Times vary.

May 2014

May 16, 2014
City and Colour

The hardcore hero-turned-acoustic crooner comes to the Community Auditorium in Thunder Bay. The serenade begins at 8 p.m.

June 2014

June 27 - July 6, 2014
MooseFest This event throughout Dryden has something for the entire family whether it is live music or picnic for the little ones. Event times vary.
June 15, 2014
Blues for Food Live music, food, and children's activities fill Downtown Sudbury with excitement. It all begins at 11 a.m.

June 2014

Sundays June - August
Bell Park Gazebo Series Bell Park fills with music from various gazebos with Ramsey Lake as the background. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for the shows that begin at 7 p.m.

July 2014

July 12, 2014
Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival Come on out to Bell Park for this energetic boat race. Check for race times.

August 2014

August 1-3, 2014
Harbourfest

Three Days Grace and the Sheepdogs headline three days of live music, food, and classic car shows on the shores of Lake of the Woods in Kenora.

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