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4.5 out of 5

"Had missed my flight for three days departing yellowknife due to bad weather. Reserved room for night fouand vance Lled whe thecweather cleared. Can ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 29 Oct 2019

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Hotel Description

3.5-star eco-friendly hotel with free airport shuttle

In Yellowknife

At this hotel, you'll be steps from Northern Frontier Visitors Center and Yellowknife Veterans Memorial. Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre is within half a mile (1 km) and Prelude Lake Territorial Park is within 25 miles (40 km).

Free shuttle, parking

This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 9 conference rooms, 24-hour business center, and free airport shuttle. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 259 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while refrigerators and microwaves offer the conveniences of home. Other amenities include free WiFi, room service, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$140* Per night/room 6 Apr. - 7 Apr.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

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4 out of 5
Had missed my flight for three days departing yellowknife due to bad weather. Reserved room for night fouand vance Lled whe thecweather cleared. Cancelled the room got charged the full night rate

Posted by on 29 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Oct. 2019 by Diana S

Hello Anonymous, Thank you for submitting your comments, I see overall you were happy with your stay. We do hope you will come back to stay with us again, thank you, Diana S

5 out of 5

My secone stay here outstanding

Great for business or pleasure , close to airport, walking distance to downtown

Posted by , from los angels on 7 Apr. 2016

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About the The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

Location 4825 49 Avenue, Yellowknife, NT X1A2R3

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 7200 square feet (669 square meters) and includes a conference center. A 24-hour fitness center, a vending machine, and multilingual staff are also featured at the eco-friendly The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free at scheduled times. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Yellowknife hotel is smoke free.

  • 259 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 7200 sq ft of conference space
  • 669 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1976
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Yellowknife, NT (YZF) (5.2 km / 3.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife offers 259 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. 46-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM and on weekends from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Traders Grill - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Trapline Lounge - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 6:00 AM to 1:00 AM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transportation is offered at scheduled times from 6:00 AM to 1:00 AM. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 50.00 per day.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: CAD 20 per pet, per night
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 18.00 and CAD 32.00 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: CAD 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 50.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Explorer Hotel Yellowknife
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  • The Explorer Yellowknife
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You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

  • Green Key Eco-Rating Program
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.