Experience the hospitality for which Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, is famous when you choose to stay at Hotel Gander, the largest hotel and conference centre in the central part of the province. Gander opened its doors to stranded airline passengers in the events of 9/11 and they have been coming back ever since. It is only an 8-minute drive from Gander International Airport and for those travelling across the island, it is about mid-way between the east and west coasts.
The 147 guest rooms of the Hotel Gander range from standard rooms to superior suites. The amenities guests can enjoy when they stay at this hotel free wireless Internet, hair dryer, iron and ironing board and tea and coffee making facilities and supplies. Children under the age of 12 stay free in the same room as their parents and their meals in the restaurant are also free. Pay per view movies are available on the color TV and there are pet-friendly rooms available for those who are travelling with the furry members of the family.
Relax with a swim in the heated indoor pool when you stay at the Hotel Gander. There is also a fitness center where guests can work out on state of the art equipment. With space available to accommodate 900 people, the facilities available at this hotel are more than suitable for business meetings and conventions, exhibitions and weddings.
Dine in comfort amidst the casual ambiance of the Alcock and Brown Eatery in the Hotel Gander. This dining venue serves local, Canadian and international cuisine for all three meals of the day. It is not open from 2 to 5 every afternoon, but the town of Gander has numerous other venues where you can enjoy fine or family dining. Room service is available during the restaurant hours and the many venues in the town will deliver to your hotel room.
When you stay at the Hotel Gander you can take in dinner and a show by the Beyond the Overpass Theatre Group. The hotel features a package during the summer months that includes one nights accommodations, dinner for two and two tickets to the show. On September 11 of each year there is a golf tournament package that includes a top prize of $10,000, lunch and dinner as well as your room.
There is something for everyone to enjoy when they visit Gander at any time of the year. During the winter months this is the perfect area for engaging in skiing and curling as well as numerous outdoor activities. Golfing is only one of the summer time activities. The Hotel Gander is well placed for a day trip to many of the surrounding areas, such as taking a drive to Twillingate or taking the ferry to Fogo or Change Islands. Take a tour of the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery or the North Atlantic Aviation Museum. The Silent Witness Memorial pays tribute to the US soldiers who were killed in a plane crash over Gander on December 11, 1985.