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Explorer Hotel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Free Airport Transportation
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3 Star Hotel
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 dial telephone, safe, microwave, mini fridge, hairdryer and plenty of work space for the...
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4825 49 Avenue, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2R3, Canada
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3.9 km to Yellowknife Airport
41 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

This was one of those trips where when it was originally proposed I wondered why in the world would I go there yet I came home and afterward and was pleasantly surprised. In terms of where you are at this is as good as it...More

Thank Nelly17332
Management response:Responded July 10, 2012

Dear Nelly17332, Thank you for your recent visit and review. We are glad to hear that we exceeded your expections. I will be sure to share your positive comments about our staff with them, as they are certainly our greatest asset. I am sorry to...More

Reviewed July 6, 2012

I've been to this hotel on several trips, about 12 stays ranging from 1-14 nights. The consistency of the bad service from room service is astonishing. Burned food, charged 4 lattes when wanted 4 shots of espresso etc...(I seem to get that often). I have...More

Thank Bvaudry
Management response:Responded July 7, 2012

Good morning Bvaudry, Thank you for your recent visit and review. We would like to thank you for your business and continued loyalty. I apologize for your `sub-par` room service experience, as this is certainly not representative of the dining experience we wish to provide....More

Reviewed June 10, 2012 via mobile

room was very hot and you cannot control room temperature. Food was "okay" but overpriced for what you get. Staff was friendly and very curteous, though I did not enjoy one individual I assume was management.. very unprofessional to treat staff so terribly in front...More

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Response from Jamie B, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded June 12, 2012

Good morning MrKmanson, I would like to thank you for your recent visit and review. I apologize that your room was uncomfortable and that you felt our menu was overpriced. It is my hope that someone from our guest services team was able to assist...More

Reviewed March 23, 2012

Absolutely fine for Yellowknife with a helpful staff, but mediocre food. Rooms have spectacular views but are a little tired. Very dry air, but that's likely inevitable given winter climateMore

2  Thank KjartanToronto
Response from Douglas P, Manager at Explorer HotelResponded March 28, 2012

Thank you very much for your comment. We thank you for staying with us when you were in Yellowknife, and we look forward to you staying with us again in the future. We are undergoing renovations now, so hopefully your next stay will be that...More

Reviewed February 26, 2012

Initially we got checked into a room that already had people in it - not a huge deal - then the rooms have heat you can't adjust so it was uncomfortably hot at night - when the people return from the lights tours at all...More

3  Thank Jnet400
Response from Douglas P, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded March 6, 2012

I would like to thank you for your response. We are very sorry for the inconviences that occured during your stay with us. We have looked into these issues and they have been rectified. We would like you to contact us directly if you are...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Dry Cleaning
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$153 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$153 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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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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Sandy W
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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"Ask for a room at the back as you have a great view."
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"Rooms on higher floors have great views."
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"Room on lower floors face North side do little noise"
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