suggestion for places to stay in or just east of thunder bay, ontario

i am coming from Boston To meet a buddy who is headed east from Alaska,
we are meeting in Thunder Bay

looking for some place that is kind nice as one of us might be waiting a while for other to arived?

any suggestion

anyone everstay at the Red Rock Inn?

reveiws are old and not really that good and yet it is on top of the list

Please help