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Explorer Hotel

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4825 49 Avenue, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2R3 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hotel is a bit old, front desk service was slow, took us 11/2 hours to check in with only 12 rooms that we booked. Restaurant in the hotel is very good , especially Saturday prime rib dinner, and Sunday brunches.

Thank Johnny C
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had an excellent stay at the Explorer hotel! We stayed 2 nights book ending a trip. They have a free airport shuttle which is great. Check in was quick and easy. The first night they were actually able to change our room which was...More

4  Thank JBrianne715
Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 5 March 2018

Dear J Brianne 715 Thank you for sharing your comments with us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Until then, Karl H Schaefers

Reviewed 3 days ago

however, in spite of popcorn ceilings with low toilet and sink we spent a pretty comfortable night. Drab hall colors (mustard like), including carpet. room is reasonably sized but not very sound proof. Location is walking distance to a number of shops, etc.

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 6 days ago

I planned to stay in YK for 6 nights in Sep and tried to book directly from the hotel's website in Apr but only got 2 nights because it's fully booked. 2 confirmation messages were received later on so I sent inquiry messages to res2@explorerhotel.ca...More

2  Thank Addicted_to_scenery
Response from Nunastar P, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Addicted to scenery Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your comments are highly valuable to us and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for. We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect location of the hotel enables us to walk around to restaurants, grocery shopping, run or hike along the lake parks nearby during the day, while busy aurora chaseing at nights. The hotel is clean and comfortable to rest with though the sound proof can...More

Thank Jennifer L
Response from Nunastar P, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jennifer L Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your comments are highly valuable to us and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for. We look forward to...More

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The Explorer Hotel is Yellowknife's premier full-service hotel - offering all the amenities one seeks. Each room is equipped with its own en-suite bathroom, remote controlled flat-screen tv, direct ...More dial telephone, safe, microwave, mini fridge, hairdryer and plenty of work space for the busy executive. The Explorer Hotel is renowned for its excellent cuisine and service. The hotel is conveniently located minutes from the airport and steps away from the commercial and government center of Yellowknife. Whether you are visiting our capital city on business or pleasure the Explorer Hotel provides the facilities and warm welcome you seek. Complimentary shuttle from the airport, free on site parking, high speed internet and state of the art fitness room are only few of the many offerings that await you. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
187
Price range
US$ 172 - US$ 205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Explorer Hotel Yellowknife
Location
Canada > Northwest Territories > Yellowknife
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
187
Price range
US$ 172 - US$ 205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Explorer Hotel Yellowknife
Location
Canada > Northwest Territories > Yellowknife
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Room & Suite (91)
Dining (23)
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tingbest
1 February 2018|
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Response from Nunastar P | Property representative |
Please contact Yellowknife Tours Phone: (867) 444-8179 yellowknifetours regards KH Schaefers
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pdinsure
16 July 2017|
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Response from campingmommaAB | Reviewed this property |
Try and face southwest, look over Frame Lake somewhat.
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SandyW2102
31 August 2016|
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Response from Nunastar P | Property representative |
Yes we offer a free shuttle from and to the airport
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"Ask for a room at the back as you have a great view."
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"Rooms on higher floors have great views."
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"Choosing high floors' room."
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"Room on lower floors face North side do little noise"
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