The Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife

4825 49Th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT, Canada, X1A 2R3show map
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Highlights
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FabulousBased on  12 reviews
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 4 Star Hotels in Canada

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Overview

The spectacular Explorer Hotel offers non-smoking rooms with a panoramic view over Back Bay. The hotel was opened in 1974, renovated in 2006 and is housed in an 8-storey building.

This hotel is about 4.3 km away from Prelude Lake Territorial Park. A 10-minute walk to the center of Yellowknife.

A 10-minute drive will take guests to Yellowknife airport.

Rooms

Explorer Hotel offers 187 guestrooms appointed with free Wi-Fi, a mini bar, climate control, a safe and a microwave with all the sights of Yellowknife within easy access. Some rooms at Explorer Hotel have a view over the bay. Guests can make use of a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. The beach restaurant offers fine local cuisine. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Explorer Hotel Restaurant and Twist are about 50 meters from the property.

Services

The hotel provides guests with car rental services.

Relax

A swimming pool and a tennis court are offered on site. On-site fitness facilities include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

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

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Medical facilities service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Free breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming pool

Room view

  • Lake view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 16:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 10 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
10 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Location
  • Nearby
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Getting around
Airports
Yellowknife (YZF)2.0 mi
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Reviews
8.0
FabulousBased on  12  reviews

Rating by category:

9.3
Location
8.3
Rooms
8.8
Service
  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Location, type of hotel and secure.

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

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Ice machine&pop machine are main floor only

  • 7.4
    Very good

    dining room nice but busy breakfast too busy, slow service

    the television! very old, poor colour

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

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

  • 9.8
    Exclusive

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

  • 7.6
    Fabulous

  • 9.8
    Exclusive

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

  • 9.2
    Superb

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Highlights
8
FabulousBased on  12 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 4 Star Hotels in Canada

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Good to know
Check-infrom 16:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 10 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
10 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Yellowknife (YZF)2.0 mi
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