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Reviewed 26 November 2011

This hotel is very convenient to stay at, it is close to everything. There is a nearby grocery store, several banks, post office, Western Union and a resturant in the building which has the best chinese food in town! I stayed for work for 4 weeks and I was very happy with the hotel. It was nice to have a...

5Thank Nathan H
Reviewed 19 November 2011

There aren't a lot of options in Yellowknife, and we didn't expect any hotel to be on par with hotels in major cities in the south, but this hotel should be last on your list. Check in and checkout were painful, slow and bureaucratic. There's no elevator, so you carry your stuff up 3 flights of stairs (and so does...

2Thank advisetrip
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 14 September 2011

The location is excellent. In downtown area. U can go to grocery store, bank, restaurant, post office,..........within 5 - 10 mins. So convenience!!! the working people are nice & friendly. Especially, the front desk service!!! They are working in 24 hrs. As I know, there are no front desk service in some yellowknife hotel. U cannot contact anyone by the...

3Thank gillian c
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 12 September 2011

I was traveling to yellowknife in the beginning of september on business and planned on staying with my new girlfriend for the week. I ended up having a disagreement with her after the first night and found myself without my wallet nor a place to stay in "YK" as the locals call it. It was a saturday morning and without...

Thank Wayne T
Yellowknife, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2011

The front desk service was friendly and helpful. The room was quiet - 3rd floor-but gross. The walls were dirty; looked like bloody smears on fridge; sheets had cigrette burns on it; tiolet was leaking water; bathroom sink was old and rusted; bathroom tub would not drain properly. The location was a plus - walking distance to the "mall". Restaurant...

2Thank Northerntravler_11
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 6 June 2011

I have just stayed in Yellowknife for 2 weeks for business.I found a weekly rate hotel with good location .Staffs are very friendly.I definitely will recomend my firends staying here.

2Thank northerntraveller28
Fort Smith, Canada
Reviewed 2 May 2011

I recently stayed at the Discovery Inn while I was in YK for business. I found the staff very friendly and accommodating, the room was very clean and quiet. I enjoyed the food at the restaurant that was located in the building and I liked the fact that the Discovery Inn was located close to downtown and was within walking...

6Thank takeiteasy2011

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Discovery Inn

Address: 4701 Franklin Avenue, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6, Canada
Region: Canada > Northwest Territories > Yellowknife
Price Range: $125 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Discovery Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“rooms with windows are cold; make sure your room has a microwave.”
stonaryh, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Non-smoking rooms appear to be only on the third level without lift.”
Teruce, 1 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Pay for a nicer room at a different place!”
936Frank936, 17 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Certain rooms have newer beds. Ask for a 'renovated' room.”
yearlyVacationer30, 13 Jan 2013 | Read review
“There is no elevator, so remember to ask for a bottom floor room if you don't like stairs.”
  • Bed and dining table.
  • Office space. Fast, free Wi-Fi Internet connection.
  • Kitchenette area.
  • Open cupboard with dishes. Toaster.
  • Kitchenette stove. Part of sink/stove/fridge unit.
  • Moldy fridge. Needs a good cleaning with bleach.
  • Don't look inside the kitchen unit access panel! Somebody clean this, please.
  • Coffee maker and kettle. Nice to have both.
Fortunado, 1 Dec 2012 | Read review
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