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Coast Fraser Tower

5303 52 Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 1V1, Canada (Formerly Fraser Tower Suite Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to do a trip to Yellowknife so that we could experience the Northwest Territories and so that we could see where Highway 4 ends and the Ice Road begins. We chose the Coast Fraser Tower as it was ranked #1 in Yellowknife. We were disappointed to find a nice room that just was not clean. The refrigerator (a... More 

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Jenni B, General Manager at Coast Fraser Tower, responded to this review

I would like to apologize that our rooms and breakfast were not up to our usual standard. Thank you for the feedback as it helps us identify areas that need improvement. I truly hope that you will visit us again in the future so we can show you our improvements. Thank you, Jenni More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
45 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Yellowknife as part of a larger trip to Canada. The hotel selection in Yellowknife is rather limited to say the least, but this seemed one of the better choices. The suite was HUGE, although a little dated but still clean. The free breakfast was basic but there was enough choice to fill you up. A taxi from the... More 

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Jenni B, General Manager at Coast Fraser Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and apologize for the billing issue. We hope to see you again! Thank you, Jenni More 

Napanee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was a great way to save money instead of going out for dinner every night, the kitchenette was stocked with all the required dishes and necessities. We had a balcony overlooking Great Slave Lake, the view was perfect. It is walking distance to downtown and most attractions. Look forward to my next visit with the kids.

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Jenni B, General Manager at Coast Fraser Tower, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for the kind words and we hope to see you again. Thank you, Jenni More 

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This place is not cheap (competitive for Yellowknife though) and the suites are very large with a fully equipped kitchen (stove/oven, fridge, dishwasher), large living room and bedroom. The front desk service was very good - several staff helped us out with questions and tips. The rooms are showing a bit of age but not yet at the point of... More 

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Jenni B, General Manager at Coast Fraser Tower, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and will see what we can do about water pressure. We hope to see you again! More 

Sherwood Park
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150 reviews 150 reviews
68 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Very expensive hotel for very little satisfaction. Wood construction building so it's very very noisy. Lots of people that live here so the regulars kind of rule the place. Very spacious rooms, comfortable beds, great TV in the main room only and lots of channels to choose from. Internet signal was strong. Shower was a pain to figure out and... More 

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Jenni B, General Manager at Coast Fraser Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know how we can improve. I am sorry that there were noise issues with your stay, hopefully we can provide you with a better experience in the future. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The room was rather spacious with a functional kitchen that is very convenient when you visit in the heart of winter. The two bedroom unit we stayed in has a balcony offering a fantastic view to open up and relax your mind. As tourists who booked with Aurora village, this hotel is a short walk away from their office. Staff... More 

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Jenni B, General Manager at Coast Fraser Tower, responded to this review

Thank you! I am happy that you enjoyed your stay and sorry that you had to wait in the cold at the airport on your way home. I will let our Guest Services Department know that the airport is not open in the early morning to hopefully prevent this from happening to anyone else. We hope to see you back... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Apartment was not very clean, in fact we found clothes belonging to a previous guests still in the draws, breadcrumbs and food particles in the cutlery draw, dinner plates had residue food still on them etc. When we took the clothes down to reception and mentioned the room was not clean, we were told that it had been a very... More 

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Jenni B, General Manager at Coast Fraser Tower, responded to this review

I am very sorry that we did not meet your expectations. I have followed up with all of our Ambassadors and our internet provider was able to repair the internet issue for our neighborhood. I hope that the rest of your vacation was enjoyable and that you enjoyed Yellowknife. Thank you More 

London, England
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

There are certain things that you want from a reasonable hotel. A comfy bed, a warm shower, clean room and maybe the ability to relax in front of the TV. Fraser Tower is clean and the the bed was comfy. But when we stayed in early January the TV viewers was not working and my wife nearly got scolded in... More 

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Jenni B, General Manager at Coast Fraser Tower, responded to this review

I am truly sorry that you had such an unfortunate stay with us. I have followed up with all of our Ambassadors on how we can prevent these issues moving forward. I know this does not fix what happened to you and do want to thank you for bringing it to our attention so that we can improve. We hope... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were a group of 5 and we spent 5 nights here. We chose to book two rooms as each room had 1 bathroom. The rooms were large with its own living area, kitchen and bedroom. I learnt later that these were once government apartments and was the tallest building in Yellowknife. The kitchen comes fully equipped; pots, pens, cutlery,... More 

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Jenni B, General Manager at Coast Fraser Tower, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again! More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Hotel choices in Yellowknife are limited and everything is expensive. We found we had to adjust our expectations. We were pleased overall with the Coast Hotel though. We are Coast members and this hotel was not as nice as many other Coast hotels in Canada but the staff here were great, the room was clean, comfortable and warm (it was... More 

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Jenni B, General Manager at Coast Fraser Tower, responded to this review

Thank you and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that you found warmth in crazy cold weather. Our Ambassadors pride themselves on excellent service and they always appreciate hearing positive comments. We hope to see you up here again someday when the weather is warm. More 

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