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!

Free pass for pool and fitness room at the Kenora Recreation Centre located across the street available at the hotel front desk. Special rates such as Best Western Rewards, 1000 bonus points, best value, seniors available under view additional rates.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Located on beautiful Lake of the Woods
  • 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 these 3 package deals available at the best western lakeside inn & conference centre in Kenora.

Fun & Entertainment Packages

Ski and Stay Package 1 Night

Skiing... snowboarding... Kenora has it all! Whether you are looking for the rush and excitement of speeding downhill or prefer the challenge and beauty of cross country skiing, our Ski and Stay Package has it all! Your package includes overnight accommodations in a well-appointed city view room with one king or two queen beds, admission to the expansive Kenora Fitness Centre and Pool just across the street from our hotel, a discount off your cooked-to-order breakfast the following morning in the Waterside Restaurant on-site, and an exclusive voucher valid for two-for-one skiing or snowboarding packages and discounted equipment rental at Mount Evergreen Ski Club, offering some of the best downhill and cross country skiing in Central Canada.

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Stay and Shop Package 1 Night

We invite you to discover Kenora's amazing downtown shops as they gear up for this holiday season! Don't miss out on local events and special savings with our limited-time Shop and Stay Package that includes overnight accommodations at our hotel overlooking the breathtaking Lake of the Woods, free gift wrapping and an exclusive gift just for you from The Blue Heron Gift Shop nearby, admission to the expansive Kenora Recreation Fitness Centre and Pool located just across the street from our hotel, and enjoy a breathtaking view of the lake plus a percentage off your cooked-to-order breakfast the following morning in the Waterside Restaurant on-site.

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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.

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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.

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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

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BEST WESTERN Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre

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