Sudbury

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One of Canada’s largest science museums, eight of Ontario’s provincial parks and northern Ontario’s largest French-speaking population are in this mining town.

The former mining town of Sudbury is the largest city and unofficial capital of northern Ontario. Accordingly, it has been home to some of the region’s most famous residents, including Jeopardy host Alex Trebek. Visit Sudbury to admire its natural beauty, explore its famous museums and discover its interesting demographics; it features one of Canada’s largest French-speaking populations outside of Quebec.

Sudbury is spread out around a group of lakes; the largest is Lake Wanapitei. Closest to downtown Sudbury is Lake Ramsey. Enjoy its waterfront at Bell Park on the western shore. Take the walkway along the water or bike the lake’s 13-mile (21-kilometer) loop.

West of the park stands Science North, Sudbury’s most popular attraction. Explore the butterfly garden, see a movie in the IMAX theater or watch a presentation in the planetarium. Across town is Dynamic Earth, a museum based around geology and Sudbury’s mining history. See the Big Nickel out front, a 30-foot (9-meter) replica of a 1951 Canadian nickel memorializing Sudbury’s once-thriving nickel mining industry. Inside the museum, walk seven stories underground to find a tunnel with exhibits on mining techniques.

Sudbury’s artistic heritage is on display in its two main art museums. The Art Gallery of Sudbury is housed inside Bell Mansion, the stately 1907 manor of lumber mogul William Joseph Bell. Explore its collection of works by contemporary regional artists. See more contemporary local art at La Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, a French-language museum representing Sudbury’s large Francophone population.

Revel in the outdoors in one of eight provincial parks within easy driving distance of Sudbury. The largest is Killarney Provincial Park, a 1.5-hour drive southwest. Killarney’s beauty is known throughout Canada because the famed Group of Seven painter, A.Y. Jackson, painted landscapes here. Head farther south to the picturesque shores of Lake Huron’s Georgian Bay.

Fly or make the 4-hour drive from Toronto to reach Sudbury. While its large population and quality museums will make you forget you’re in rural Ontario, the gorgeous natural areas nearby will surely remind you.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Sudbury
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Sudbury
3 out of 5
490 Barrydowne Rd, Sudbury, ON
The price is £68 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan
Situated in the entertainment district, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from New Sudbury Centre and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Cambrian College. Bell Park and College ...
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"Front desk staff were really nice! Everything clean."

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Sudbury
Hilton Garden Inn Sudbury
Hilton Garden Inn Sudbury
3 out of 5
475 Barrydowne Road, Sudbury, ON
The price is £79 per night from 13 Feb to 14 Feb
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from New Sudbury Centre, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cambrian College and Sudbury Theatre Centre. College ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (274 reviews)
"Convenient. Still in pandemic lockdown…but there is decent take out nearby. They do have room service …unsure if their burger could compete with FIVE GUYS ( a known quality)… so we walked 2 minutes to get it. Modern hotels all have these noisy fan/blower systems in the rooms but it at least keeps ..."

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2022

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Hampton Inn by Hilton Sudbury
Hampton Inn by Hilton Sudbury
2.5 out of 5
2280 Regent Street, Sudbury, ON
The price is £76 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Laurentian University, Health Sciences North and Science North. Bell Park is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (985 reviews)
"I checked in late at night but service was still fast and friendly. My room was great, no issues what-so-ever. Breakfast in the morning was offered and explained to me n (because of Covid rules) by Linda, the staff member at the time who was helpful and courteous."

Reviewed on 9 Jan 2022

Hampton Inn by Hilton Sudbury
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bedroom suite with balcony freshly renovated in the heart of Sudbury.
bedroom suite with balcony freshly renovated in the heart of Sudbury.
145 Regent St, Appartment, Sudbury, ON
The price is £52 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Situated in Sudbury, this holiday home is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Sudbury Courthouse and within 3 miles (5 km) of Health Sciences North and Science North. Laurentian ...
3/5 (3 reviews)
Excelent place
"Quiet, clean..."

Reviewed on 8 Jul 2021

bedroom suite with balcony freshly renovated in the heart of Sudbury.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Sudbury
Homewood Suites by Hilton Sudbury
3 out of 5
2270 Regent Street, Sudbury, ON
The price is £87 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan
Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Laurentian University and within 3 miles (5 km) of Health Sciences North and Science North. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (489 reviews)
"Excellent location and very friendly staff."

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2022

Homewood Suites by Hilton Sudbury
Feel at home when you're away!
Feel at home when you're away!
112 Durham St, Elgin Suite, Sudbury, ON
The price is £124 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
Situated in Sudbury, this historic apartment building is 0.3 mi (0.6 km) from Sudbury Theatre Centre and within 3 miles (5 km) of Health Sciences North and Science ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Great time in Sudbury
"nice attention we enjoy our stay !"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2021

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