Category Archives: Timmins

Banquet Facility

The Senator Hotel & Conference Centre in Timmins has a fantastic banquet facility with more than 7,000 square feet of indoor meeting space. Conveniently located in downtown Timmins it is the ideal location for a productive conference, convention, retreat, board meeting, or wedding. 

Our facilities are designed with comfort and convenience to accommodate any event. Our professional staff will take care of you, and every detail whether you choose an established or customizable package.

Let us assist you in creating an event that is profound, and personalized.


Why Timmins Is A Great Place To Live

We at the Senator Hotel & Conference Centre in Timmins might be biased, but we just love living in Timmins.  Why?  Read on to find out!

  • Timmins is one of Canada’s largest cities , at a size of 3,185 square km.
  • Timmins is only 290 km from Sudbury, 370 km from North Bay and 680 km from Toronto, with easy access to all three by road or air at the Victor M. Power airport.
  • With four distinct seasons, living in Timmins gives you access to everything the outdoors has to offer Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter alike. With attractions like the Kamiskotia Snow Resort, Porcupine Ski Runners, Hersey Lake Conservation Area, Spruce Needles & Hollinger Golf Courses, and Kettle Lakes Provincial Park, you are presented with endless outdoor options in Timmins.
  • Timmins is known as “the City with a Heart of Gold” and that saying speaks of more than just of the gold that is found beneath the surface.  You will find the people of Timmins are some of the friendliest you’ve met who really go the extra mile to help out those in need.

Want to try living in Timmins before making a full move?  We’ve got you covered with extended stay furnished rooms at the Senator Hotel. Call us at 705-267-6211 for more details. 

Timmins Comedy Festival

Timmins Comedy Festival

Returning to Timmins March 30-April 1st is the 2017 Timmins Comedy Festival.  Featuring headliners Jim McAleese (Corner Gas, Murdoch Mysteries, Dan for Mayor) and Derek Seguin (voted Canada’s Funniest Comedian in 2015), the Timmins Comedy Festival is three days of laugh out loud acts like,

  • Eric Johnston
  • Clint Gibbons
  • Darren Frost
  • And local talent Adam MacIvor

The first show will be held at the Porcupine Dante Club, the second at Timmins High & Vocational School and the last show will be an adults-only performance at Club 147.  Tickets can be purchased at Altered Reality or through the Timmins Comedy Festival Facebook group.

While you’re in town for the Timmins Comedy Festival, let us host your stay.  Book your room or suite at the Senator Hotel here.

Getting To Timmins

Getting to Timmins, Ontario

If you know you’re travelling to Timmins, Ontario but don’t know how you’re going to get here, we’ve got you covered.  Here are some ways you can get to our City.

Drive to Timmins

Timmins is just over 700 Kilometers from either Toronto or Ottawa. A drive up North is not only a more cost-effective choice, but it also allows you to see and explore Northern Ontario.  If you’re coming from Toronto, why not travel through Sudbury and make a stop with the family at Science North?  If you’re travelling from Ottawa, stop in North Bay along the way and stretch your legs by hiking the beautiful Duchesnay Falls Trails.  There’s plenty to see and do on your way to our City.

Fly to Timmins

Timmins is home to the Victor M. Power Airport which has flights daily from Toronto, Kapuskasing, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, Peawanuck,  Waskaganish Attawapiskat, and Sudbury. You can reserve your flight to Timmins with Air Canada, Air Creebec, Bearskin Airlines or Porter Airlines.

Take the Bus to Timmins

Ontario Northland connects the City of Timmins with communities across Ontario.  So instead of taking your own vehicle, you can sit back and relax and let someone else worry about the driving.  Visit Ontario Northland’s website to plan your bus trip to Timmins.

Once You Get Here

And once you arrive in our wonderful City, we’d love for you to stay with us. Book your room at the Senator Hotel & Conference Center in Timmins here.