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Lakehead University Thunder Bay Campus

955 Oliver Rd
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1

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  • Conference Room A - Bartley Conference Centre Building Conference Room A - Bartley Conference Centre Building

  • Fireside Lounge - Bartley Conference CentreFireside Lounge - Bartley Conference Centre

  • Faculty Lounge - Banquet EventFaculty Lounge - Banquet Event

  • Faculty Lounge - BalconyFaculty Lounge - Balcony

  • Faculty Lounge - TheatreFaculty Lounge - Theatre

  • Faculty Lounge - Stage & Panel Faculty Lounge - Stage & Panel

  • Reception / Banquet Table SettingReception / Banquet Table Setting

  • ATAC Building BoardroomATAC Building Boardroom

  • ATAC Building TheatreATAC Building Theatre

  • Residence ApartmentsResidence Apartments

  • Residence TownhomesResidence Townhomes

  • View of Campus lakeView of Campus lake

  • Lakeview of University Centre BuildingLakeview of University Centre Building

  • Athletic Facility (Fieldhouse)Athletic Facility (Fieldhouse)

  • Night view of ATAC BuildingNight view of ATAC Building

  • Lakehead University EntranceLakehead University Entrance

  • Thunder Bay Sleeping Giant Scenic DestinationThunder Bay Sleeping Giant Scenic Destination

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  • Overview
Thunder Bay, ON is located on the shore of the world’s largest freshwater lake and nestled among Canada’s boreal forests and Canadian Shield. We’re home to the world renowned Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, one of Canada’s great natural wonders, a gateway to the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area, Quetico Park and tens of thousands of great angling lakes and thousands of kilometers of wilderness trails. Lakehead University Conference Services is your one-stop-shop for all your special event needs. Lakehead University is conveniently located within a short distance to major city attractions, shopping, theatre and night life. The compact campus provides easy access from one venue to the next; most buildings, residences and dining facilities are less than a 5 minute walk apart! Planning an event or a conference can be an overwhelming task and we know it takes hard work to ensure it's a success. If your event is taking place on campus, the professional and experienced staff at Conference Services can assist you with all the details. Our attractive and safe location, functional facilities, delicious food and trouble-free planning will help make your function a memorable success for all.


Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Duluth, MN, USA - 190 miles Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario - 264 miles Winnipeg, Manitoba - 372 miles
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Thunder Bay International Airport / 15
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Summer Residence Guest Accommodations (May-August) 8 Year Round Suites (monthly rentals only)
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Complete media resource technology services; multi-media meeting rooms with Internet connectivity; computer labs; video-conferencing; teleconferencing; video and audio streaming and studio digital production
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Savour the exceptional cuisine offered through Aramark/Classic Fare Catering. Our menus reflect the latest food trends and demonstrate the talents of our in-house culinary team. Relax… and take advantage of our catering expertise. Whether you are planning a luncheon meeting or evening reception, Classic Fare Catering will take care of the details. We offer Meal Cards, Catering and Cafeteria options to suit all your food and beverage needs.
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Facility Buyout Friday – Sat:
From $400.00/Day + HST
Facility Buyout Sunday – Thursday:
From $400.00/Day + HST
Facility Day Rate:
From $75.00/Day + HST
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Lakehead University Residence offers three styles of accommodations. You have the option to choose from either dormitory, townhouse (basic and fully equipped) or apartment style (basic and fully equipped). All room rates are per night, plus taxes (13%) and are subject to availability. DORMITORY STYLE ROOMS Each dormitory-style house has three floors in which the rooms are divided into furnished basic single and single rooms. All houses are equipped with a furnished lounge with TV and microwave, a study room, separate male and female washrooms, and a card access laundry facility. Each bedroom also contains a mini refrigerator. Basic Single dorm room: $45 per night Single dorm room: $50 per night APARTMENTS (Minimum 2 night stay) Low-rise, apartment-style units offering four individual bedrooms. Each unit is fully furnished, complete with storage room (vacuum, mop, bucket, broom and dustpan), full kitchen (fridge, stove, freezer, microwave, and dining table), four-piece bath, and powder room. For your comfort, these apartment units are air-conditioned. Card access laundry rooms with an iron and ironing board are located in the lounge on your floor. Barrier-free units are available upon request and availability. All apartments come equipped with TV/cable, coffee maker, tea kettle, toaster and 4 coffee cups. TOWNHOUSE (Minimum 2 night stay) Townhouses are made up of four single bedroom units. All units feature a main floor full size kitchen, living room, dining room and patio area. The living room contains a TV with basic cable. The second floor contains a four-piece bathroom and four bedrooms. Telephones are located in each bedroom as well as one located in the dining area. Accessible townhouse units are one level for ease of mobility featuring three or four main floor single bedrooms, kitchen, living room, dining room, and patio area. Every unit is supplied with a vacuum, mop, bucket, broom, and dustpan. The laundry room is located in a separate building in the Phase. An iron and ironing board are located in each laundry room. All Townhouse units will have: coffee maker, tea kettle, toaster and 4 coffee cups. Fully equipped units come with pots, pans, plates, utensils, and cooking materials. Basic Apartment or Townhouse units (Minimum 2 night stay required): $145 per unit per night; $700 per unit per week Fully Equipped Apartment or Townhouse units (Minimum 2 night stay required): $200 per unit per night; $740 per unit per week Allow us to customize discounted rates for you based on the size of your conference, sports team, motor coach group, church group or family reunion.
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No smoking or pets Food and Beverage services and products must be purchased through our Conference Services department. Outside food vendors are not permitted to cater or deliver food to University facilities.
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Ideally Suited For:
Corporate Social Events
Family Reunion
Leisure travel
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Wedding Ceremony/Reception
Youth Retreat/Camp

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