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Reviewed 20 January 2018

It is nice to come back home for four days , check in 16 Jan with Girl Friend #1 , , I left Yellowknife around * 80s *,and I did own are restaurant on main st , those were the GOOD YOUNG DAYS ! Stay...More

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Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 23 January 2018

Dear Tony L. Thank you ! We are absolutely delighted to read your review of your stay at the Explorer Hotel. I would like to extend my sincerest apologies for your dirty bathroom. I like to offer my assurances that the cleanliness fall well short...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018

The Explorer Hotel was a fantastic base for our aurora trip to Yellowknife. 1) The hotel is very centrally located (just a 5 minute walk from the Yellowknife Centre--with the famous temperature sign--and shops like Northern Souvenirs and the Yellowknife Book Cellar, plus a quick...More

Thank VeritableVoyager
Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 18 January 2018

Dear VertiableVoyager Thank you for sharing your comments with us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Until then, Karl H Schaefers

Reviewed 16 January 2018

Great hotel in close proximity to supermarkets, shops and restaurants. The hotel restaurant was great as well but a bit pricey. The room was spacious with enough room for 2 adults and 2 kid. Our room came with 2 queen beds which were comfortable to...More

Thank Arrowheadz
Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Arrowhead_007 Thank you! We were absolutely delighted to read your review of your stay at the Explorer Hotel. We take pride in our hotel and we're happy you enjoyed every aspect of your visit with us. We very much look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

Has microwave, mini fridge, tv, telephone, in-room safe, alarm clock/radio, desk, dresser, iron & ironing board, hair dryer, coffee maker & kettle and a free shuttle to/from Airport. Good view of the city and short walk to shopping and city hall.More

Thank bcguy2014
Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 11 January 2018

Dear bcguy 2014.....Thank you! We were absolutely delighted to read your review of your stay at the Explorer Hotel. We take pride in our hotel and we're happy you enjoyed every aspect of your visit with us. We very much look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

We stayed 4 nights this past December for our first trip to Yellowknife and had an excellent time. The hotel was very clean and conveniently located. Food options in the hotel were good (and helpful) when we didn't want to journey out in the cold...More

Thank jtpries
Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 10 January 2018

Dear itpries, Thank you very much for your feedback regarding your stay at our hotel. I apologise for the shortage of electrical outlets at the lower parking. We appreciate the time you have taken to write us and we hope that we soon have the...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
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Air Conditioning
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US$163 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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US$163 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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tingbest
1 February 2018|
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Response from Nunastar P | Property representative |
Please contact Yellowknife Tours Phone: (867) 444-8179 yellowknifetours regards KH Schaefers
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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.
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Sandy W
31 August 2016|
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Yes we offer a free shuttle from and to the airport
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