The Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife

4825 49Th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT, Canada, X1A 2R3show map
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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

All guest rooms at The Explorer Hotel are equipped with individual climate control, a heating system and cable channels. Residing in an 8-story building, the venue was opened in 1974 and renovated in 2006. It features free transportation, 24-hour front desk and laundry service as well as currency exchange, a storage room and an elevator.

Location

The accommodation is 1 km from the city center and adjacent to Aurora Emporium Art Gallery. Bluefish Services is less than 1.8 km away.

The Explorer Hotel is around 10 minutes' drive from Yellowknife airport.

Rooms

Some rooms at the property have lake views.

Eat & Drink

A fine breakfast is offered for guests in the restaurant. The venue comprises a beach restaurant and a snack bar. Explorer Hotel Restaurant and Kfc are situated in a commercial area, about 50 meters from the accommodation.

Relax

On-site guests can rent cars. Active travelers will appreciate a gym and a fitness centre available on site.

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

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Business

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

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool

Room view

  • Lake view

Room features

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

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Media

  • Direct dial telephone
  • 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 bedsFREEExtra 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
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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
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    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
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  • 7.8
    Fabulous

  • 7.6
    Fabulous

  • 9.8
    Exclusive

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

  • 9.2
    Superb

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Do conforto do apartamento e do restaurante.

    Atendimento da recepção. Pareciam nao se importar em ajudar com informações sobre locais importantes do turismo local.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    部屋は家族4人でも十分な広さ(ベッドも2人ずつ寝ることができました)で、エアコンもしっかり機能しています。外は寒いので、いつでもすぐに大量のお湯が出るシャワーには助かりました。部屋はいつもきれいで、ワイヤレスインターネットの接続も問題ありません。街に隣接しており、食品を売っているスーパーも徒歩数分圏内で便利です。空港からの無料送迎もあります。

    テレビの画像があまりよくありませんでした。コーヒーメーカーはありましたが、贅沢をいえば冷蔵庫もあればなおよかったかと思います。

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Highlights
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 bedsFREEExtra 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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