Opened this spring, the Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre is the first hotel to be built on Manitoulin Island in a century.

Opened this spring, the Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre is the first hotel to be built on Manitoulin Island in a century.

But more than just a cozy place to stay, its arrival is poised to bring big changes to the area’s burgeoning tourism industry.

Characterized by a unique, teepee-shaped lobby, the $13.5-million hotel features 59 rooms, including four suites and seven business suites, a 350-person conference centre, a 60-seat dining room, a 40-seat outdoor patio, and an outdoor pool.

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