Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

The excellent Explorer Hotel comprises non-smoking rooms in the vicinity of Cameron River Ramparts, Down to Earth Gallery and Aurora Village. The hotel opened its doors in 1974 and was remodeled in 2006.

The city center is 10 minute walking distance from the hotel.

Explorer Hotel offers a panoramic view to its guests.

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

Rooms

The 187 guest rooms are spread over 8 floors. Guests will enjoy a view of Back Bay from their rooms. They also feature own bathrooms fitted with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Those staying at Explorer Hotel can sit down to a fine breakfast. The restaurant serves local dishes. Explorer Hotel Restaurant and Black Knight Pub are situated in a downtown area, about 50 meters away of the property.

Services

The hotel offers an elevator, currency exchange and a storage room and such services as dry cleaning, airport transfer and 24-hour reception.

Relax

On-site leisure options feature an indoor swimming pool and a tennis court. On-site fitness facilities include a fitness center and a gym.

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

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

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. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

4825 49Th Ave, 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
Standard Queen Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Wake up service
Explorer Hotel photos Room
King Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

Explorer Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Abe Miller Ceramics Centre1700 ft
  • True North Safaris3000 ft
  • Canadian Championship Dog Derby3300 ft
  • Bluefish Services1.1 mi
  • Arctic Frontier Bus Carriers Ltd.1.2 mi
  • Aurora Village1.4 mi
  • Canadian Aurora Tours1.4 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center1000 ft

Amusement

  • Polar Bowl1000 ft

Museums

  • Prince of Wales1700 ft

Halls

  • Elk's Bingo Hall1000 ft
  • Northern Arts and Cultural Ctr1.4 mi

Universities, Institutes

Air business related

  • Yellowknife Airport1.2 mi

Local attractions

  • Aurora Village1.3 mi
    Aurora Lake, Yellowknife
  • Cameron River Ramparts2.5 mi
    Cameron River Crossing Territorial Park, Yellowknife

Near the hotel

  • Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre800 ft
    Box 1320, Yellowknife
  • Down to Earth Gallery3700 ft
    5007 Bryson Drive, Yellowknife
  • Old Town1200 ft
    Yellowknife, Northwest TerritoriesCanada

Restaurants nearby

  • Explorer Hotel Restaurant200 ft

    Address: 4825 49th Ave
    Phone: 867.873.3531

    71% likes this, based on 54 reviews

  • Kfc800 ft

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

    Cuisine: American

  • A Taste of Saigon1000 ft

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

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

  • Black Knight Pub700 ft

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

    60% likes this, based on 98 reviews

  • Twist900 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

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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 Ave, 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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