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Explorer Hotel

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4825 49 Avenue, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2R3 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

I like Explorer but my last two stays there about a year apart, I noticed the cleanliness of the room questionable, particularly the washroom. There was a lot of hair in the washroom, obviously it hadn't been swept. The restaurant is nice, the lounge is...More

1  Thank Siutiapik
Response from Jamie B, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded March 1, 2013

Greetings Siutiapik, I would like thank you for your visit and reveiw. I apologize that our guest room cleaning standards were not up to your expectation. Clearly they were not up or ours either. We do pride ourselves on our guest room cleaning and I...More

Reviewed February 26, 2013

I spent 3 nights at this hotel, the facilities are fine (nothing spectacular) but the worst part of this hotel is the reception staff. To be greeted by staff who are more concerned about the personal phone call on their cell phone than checking you...More

Thank PRQ24
Response from Jamie B, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded March 1, 2013

Good morning PRQ24, Thank you for your visit and review. I apologize for the service you received from our front desk team. This is certainly not representative of the level of service we wish to provide. I have reviewed your comments with our front office...More

Reviewed February 25, 2013

It was my first time in Yellowknife, and I have decided to stay at the Explorer Hotel because of its proximity to my client's office and its reputation in Yellowknife. If the Prince William and Princess Kate lived there, it can't be too bad. The...More

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Response from Jamie B, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded February 27, 2013

Good morning ImpulseTraveler, Thank you for your visit and review. We appreciate your feedback and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us I will be sure to pass along your praise to our restaurant and kichen staff. All the best and...More

Reviewed February 20, 2013

The place comes off as a higher end place but falls short. Would almost call it an "imposter". Very expensive but many hotels in the area are. You definately don't get what you pay for. In recent years, they have renovated but it would almost...More

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Response from Jamie B, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded February 23, 2013

Good morning Chica1968, I would like to thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback and I apologize that your visit was anything less than stellar. As I have stated in prior reviews we have many exciting things happening here currently on the renovation...More

Reviewed February 19, 2013

We had a long weekend here in January with the aim of seeing the northern lights. We managed it on two nights by driving out a few km on the ice road to Dettah and pulling over to the side. There was plenty of room...More

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Response from Douglas P, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded February 19, 2013

Good evening astronomer-at-large, I would like to thank you for your great and detailed review. I am pleased to hear that you got to enjoy the aurora while in Yellowknife. On most clear nights you can see the aurora from your guest room. Thank you...More

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Description
The Explorer Hotel is Yellowknife's premier full-service hotel - offering all the amenities one seeks. Each room is equipped with its own en-suite bathroom, remote controlled flat-screen tv, direct More dial telephone, safe, microwave, mini fridge, hairdryer and plenty of work space for the busy executive. The Explorer Hotel is renowned for its excellent cuisine and service. The hotel is conveniently located minutes from the airport and steps away from the commercial and government center of Yellowknife. Whether you are visiting our capital city on business or pleasure the Explorer Hotel provides the facilities and warm welcome you seek. Complimentary shuttle from the airport, free on site parking, high speed internet and state of the art fitness room are only few of the many offerings that await you. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
187
Price range
US$167 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Explorer Hotel Yellowknife
Location
Canada > Northwest Territories > Yellowknife
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
187
Price range
US$167 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Explorer Hotel Yellowknife
Location
Canada > Northwest Territories > Yellowknife
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tingbest
February 1, 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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pdinsure
July 16, 2017|
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Response from campingmommaAB | Reviewed this property |
Try and face southwest, look over Frame Lake somewhat.
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SandyW2102
August 31, 2016|
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Response from Nunastar P | Property representative |
Yes we offer a free shuttle from and to the airport
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Room Tips
"Ask for a room at the back as you have a great view."
WayneB936
Jun. 23, 2018
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"Rooms on higher floors have great views."
robert_calvert
Mar. 4, 2018
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"Choosing high floors' room."
Sophie-Song80
Feb. 1, 2018
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"Room on lower floors face North side do little noise"
tonyl255
Jan. 20, 2018
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