Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife

4825 49Th Avenue, Yellowknife, Canada, X1A 2R3  show map
 3 stars
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Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Handicap parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

The excellent Explorer Hotel offers 187 non-smoking guest rooms as well as a safety deposit box, free parking and a designated smoking place. The hotel opened its doors in 1974 and was remodeled in 2006.

Guests can get to Cameron River Ramparts and Aurora Village in 25 minutes on foot. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

Explorer Hotel offers a panoramic view to its guests.

Explorer Hotel can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Yellowknife airport.

Rooms

Explorer Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with a personal safe, free Wi-Fi, individual climate control, TV and a writing desk. The property offers views of Back Bay from the rooms. Bathrooms come with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Start your day with a fine breakfast served at the restaurant. The onsite restaurant specializes in local cuisine. The property is located near a bus stop, just about 50 meters from Explorer Hotel Restaurant and Kfc serving a wide selection of dishes.

Services

The venue offers laundry, airport transfer and 24-hour reception.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   187.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Snowsports
  • Tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CAD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CAD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 10 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

4825 49Th Avenue, Yellowknife, Canada, X1A 2R3

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City Center
  • Yellowknife
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Yellowknife (YZF)
    2.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
    200 ft
  • Black Knight Pub
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    187

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Rooms and availability

Explorer Hotel photos Room
Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
Size: 485 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife Yellowknife location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    4825 49Th Avenue, Yellowknife, Canada, X1A 2R3

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Yellowknife
      1400 ft
    Airports
    • Yellowknife (YZF)
      2.0 mi
    Restaurants
    • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
      200 ft
    • Black Knight Pub
      700 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • Number of floors:
      8
    • Number of rooms:
      187

    Hotel Awards

    CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedYellowknifeExplorer Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in Canada

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Abe Miller Ceramics Centre - 1700 ft
    • True North Safaris - 3000 ft
    • Canadian Championship Dog Derby - 3300 ft
    • Bluefish Services - 1.1 mi
    • Arctic Frontier Bus Carriers Ltd. - 1.2 mi
    • Aurora Village - 1.4 mi
    • Canadian Aurora Tours - 1.4 mi

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1000 ft

    Amusement

    • Polar Bowl - 1000 ft

    Museums

    • Prince of Wales - 1700 ft

    Halls

    • Elk's Bingo Hall - 1000 ft
    • Northern Arts and Cultural Ctr - 1.4 mi

    Universities, Institutes

    Air business related

    • Yellowknife Airport - 1.2 mi

    Local attractions

    • Aurora Village - 1.3 mi
      Aurora Lake, Yellowknife
    • Cameron River Ramparts - 2.5 mi
      Cameron River Crossing Territorial Park, Yellowknife

    Near the hotel

    • Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - 800 ft
      Box 1320, Yellowknife
    • Down to Earth Gallery - 3700 ft
      5007 Bryson Drive, Yellowknife
    • Old Town - 1200 ft
      Yellowknife, Northwest TerritoriesCanada

    Restaurants nearby

    • Explorer Hotel Restaurant - 200 ft

      Address: 4825 49th Ave
      Phone: 867.873.3531

      71% likes this, based on 54 reviews

    • Kfc - 800 ft

      Address: 4919 48th St
      Phone: (867) 873-2777

      Cuisine: American

    • A Taste of Saigon - 1000 ft

      Address: 4913 50 St
      Phone: 867-873-9777

      74% likes this, based on 90 reviews
      Cuisine: Vietnamese

    • Black Knight Pub - 700 ft

      Address: 4910-49th Street
      Phone: 867 920 4041

      60% likes this, based on 98 reviews

    • Twist - 900 ft

      Address: 4915 50th Street
      Phone: 867-873-3753

      73% likes this, based on 26 reviews
      Cuisine: American
      Price Range: USD 14 - USD 24

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • Number of floors:
      8
    • Number of rooms:
      187

    Hotel Awards

    CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedYellowknifeExplorer Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in Canada

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    Explorer Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Explorer Hotel

    Average guest rating

    8.0out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 12 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    9.3
    Rooms
    8.3
    Service
    8.8
    Value
    8.3

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      10.0

      Location, type of hotel and secure.

      They never look at the type of room you select (king bed...)

    • Group of friends
      10.0

      Ice machine&pop machine are main floor only

    • Single
      7.4

      dining room nice but busy breakfast too busy, slow service

      the television! very old, poor colour

    • Single
      9.6

      Wonderful comfort, early coffee and muffins in the lobby, comfortable bed

    • Couple
      9.8

    • Other
      7.8

    • Other
      7.6

    • Couple
      9.8

    • Single
      8.2

    • 9.2

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife Yellowknife location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    4825 49Th Avenue, Yellowknife, Canada, X1A 2R3

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Yellowknife
      1400 ft
    Airports
    • Yellowknife (YZF)
      2.0 mi
    Restaurants
    • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
      200 ft
    • Black Knight Pub
      700 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • Number of floors:
      8
    • Number of rooms:
      187

    Hotel Awards

    CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedYellowknifeExplorer Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in Canada

    Use Badge