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Yellowknife Inn

5010 49th St., Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N4, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in Yellowknife
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cynthia M Chesley
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chesley
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had occasion to change our accommodations while in Yellowknife and ended up at Yellowknife Inn for two weeks. Room did not have a fan or AC. Within a day, facility staff had installed an airconditioner. During the hot spell, we greatly appreciated the AC. The room was on the small side but was sufficient. The location was ideal for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked in late one night, and the lady at the front desk was very unfriendly and rude. Making questioning my friends and I if we are aboriginal and she was very unpleasant to talk to. She made it seem like I didn't know what I was talking about when I checked in. She was terrible. My room hasn't been cleaned... More 

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Chesley, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We had a few problems with our original accommodations at another facility and I booked a room at the Yellowknife Inn online and received a great rate. The room was very reasonable for Yellowknife and it's close to everything.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Stayed at the YK Inn in 1973 and not much has changed since then. Good check in but the rooms are tired and in need of a redo. Good for one night or a short stay but not much longer. This is a fair second choice to other choices which are available in town.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Pros: Relatively clean, well located, free wifi Cons: Dated decor (especially the bathroom), long wait to check in, slightly abrupt service, expensive for what's offered, dripping toilet drove me nuts Not my first choice in Yellowknife

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Stayed here for one night because I wanted someplace cheap, clean and that had a reliable airport shuttle and this place did all that. Staff were kind and helpful. Some things weren't the greatest but also aren't the hotel's fault, like the cross walk that beeps really loudly and all the vagrants hanging out everywhere, unfortunately including lounging in the... More 

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Catherine T, Manager at Yellowknife Inn, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you a million times over for your review and your kind words about our hotel and our staff. We strive to maintain a superior level of customer service and we aim for our guests to feel like they are at their home away from home, albeit Yellowknife. We will ensure that your comments in regards to the vagrants... More 

Avonlea, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I only stayed one night, when I went to check in , I wasn't greeted with a hello , but the clerk looked at me and said" I hate when people check in" and honestly when I saw the room , I was going to immediately check out. The room was somewhat clean , the bed had to be re... More 

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Catherine T, Manager at Yellowknife Inn, responded to this review

Hello Sharla, First, I would like to thank you for your review of our hotel after your recent visit. We truly value the opinions of our customers and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations. Providing our guests with the best possible hospitality and service has always been our mission, We have spoken with the Front Desk employee... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night because of a business meeting being at hotel. The room, reasonably clean but good points end there. It was tiny (as in a London budget hotel tiny), sweltering hot w no a/c. There are a number of signs indicating security is a big issue and yes other reviews are accurate in saying that the... More 

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Catherine T, Manager at Yellowknife Inn, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback from stay with us. Your review is extremely valuable to us and will help us in our ongoing efforts to maintain and improve the service level we strive for. We recognize that the heating, ventilation and cooling system for the hotel is in need of improvements,... More 

Canmore, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Stayed there because of meetings that were booked at that location - the rooms have absolutely no ventilation – it is like staying in a closet. Thankfully they have increased the security for access to the elevator and rooms because the outside environment is downright scary. The room was clean and adequate but the stay was not enjoyable due to... More 

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Catherine T, Manager at Yellowknife Inn, responded to this review

Greetings Canmoretravelbugs, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback from stay with us. Your review is extremely valuable to us and will help us in our ongoing efforts to maintain and improve the service level we strive for. We recognize that the heating, ventilation and cooling system for the hotel is in need of... More 

Yellowknife, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Had a terrible stay at the YK Inn this weekend. We had to wait an hour after check in time before our room was ready with no try to apologize for turning us away. The room was still dirty, loose cigarettes rattling around in one of the drawers, tissues on the floor. Most inconvenient part was the fact that there... More 

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Catherine T, Manager at Yellowknife Inn, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback from stay with us. Your review is extremely valuable to us as new management team and will help us in our ongoing efforts to improve the service level we strive for. We are working on improving all aspects of the hotel this includes communication, outside appearance... More 

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