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    Explorer Hotel

    4825 49th Avenue | Box 7000, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2R3, Canada
    1 (867) 877-0221
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    Room & Suite (49)
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    • Excellent26%
    • Very good51%
    • Average19%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “sunday brunch” (13 reviews)
    “room service” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 371 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a business meeting at the Prince of Wales Heritage Centre. The hotel was close and quite comfortable with good amenities. The restaurant was excellent as was the wifi connectivity and the business centre and a great view on the 7th floor. Free airport...More

    Thank ms_rl99
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Recently stayed 4 nights at this hotel. No issues. Hotel room was large and clean. Had a nice view from my room where you could easily watch the northern lights at night. The hotel was walking distance to many restaurants and sights. Wifi was free...More

    Thank riley1204
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We arrived very tired after a long delay in travel and were greeted by welcoming and helpful staff. The lobby hosts a standing polar bear. The bar is cozy and inviting; the restaurant a welcome treat with excellent choices. An oasis for travelers.

    Thank Susan C
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Susan Thank you for your kind words. We truly appreciate you taking the time to write this review and hope to see you again . Warm regards Karl H Schaefers

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We really enjoyed our stay and in Yellowknife it is at a 4 Star level , anywhere else 3 Stars. The restauarant food is wonderful however a little pricey . The views from the rooms great . The Senior Management at top level however Staff...More

    Thank Advisorpicky
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your visit and review. I apologize for the service you received from our team. This is certainly not representative of the level of service we wish to provide. I have reviewed your comments with our team and have coached them on the...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed a nite. We were given a big room on 6/f. Basic toiletries available. Dinner and breakfast were average. But you don't get many choices outside. Only comment would be on service. Except the chinese girl at reception who were able to delight us with...More

    Thank Liuelai
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Liuelai I would like to thank you for you recent review and the time you took to complete your review. I apologize for the shortcomings of your stay. This is certainly not the type of guest service we strive for. Most of our front...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
    • Price range
    • US$168 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 187
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    • Location
    • Canada >
    • Northwest Territories >
    • Yellowknife
    • Also Known As
    • Explorer Hotel Yellowknife
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    Traveller (178)
    Room & Suite (49)
    Dining (13)
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    Bathroom (12)
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    16 July 2017|
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    Response from campingmommaAB | Reviewed this property |
    Try and face southwest, look over Frame Lake somewhat.
    Sandy W
    31 August 2016|
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    Response from Karl S | Property representative |
    Yes we offer a free shuttle from and to the airport
    Tammie M
    26 February 2016|
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    Response from Carolyn K | Reviewed this property |
    No, walk-in shower in our room.
    Room Tips
    "The hotel is so busy; they will be lucky to even get a room; book early"
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    "Rooms facing the front have lovely views and are nice and bright"
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    "Rooms on the North side and higher up have a nice view of the lakes."
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    "Ask for a room on the south side of the hotel for a panoramic view of Yellowknife."
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