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4115 Franklin Ave, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N4, Canada (Formerly Red Coach Inn)
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Ranked #14 of 16 Yellowknife B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Joplin, Missouri, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

The Arnica Inn has not been kept up. My non smoking room smelled like smoke. There was no heat and no hot water. The air vent in the bathroom rattled all night from the wind and the smoke detector right above the bed has flashing lights on it which makes it hard to fall asleep. They were kind enough to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

The Arnica Inn features nice and spacious rooms. The visitors gets quite a lot for his money. Hotel management and employees are very friendly. I can warmly recommend the place and will surely book again, if I happen to be in YK again.

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14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Stayed here for work. When I arrived at 11:00pm the hotel was closed and I had to visit a room to obtain my key. No ID required. Room did not have any heat, but I was able to remove the blankets from one bed and put them on the other to keep warm throughout the night. I informed hotel staff... More

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Charlottetown, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

I stayed at a recently renovated room and found it well appointed and comfortable. The bed was nice and firm, the sheets were high quality and the pillows were soft. The wireless worked well and was able to connect without trouble. I enjoyed the fact it was no smoking. I like the fact that my room was on the first... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012 via mobile

Here for a few days as a result of another hotel messing up our reservation. Basic old-style motor hotel with some upgrades, kitchenette was actually pretty decent, and the place was spotless, if a little frayed. If you want a concierge, go elsewhere, but if you want a basic place to stay with good cable selection and wireless, this place... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Every time I visit Yellowknife I stay in a different place. On this latest occasion it was the Arnica Inn's turn. I made the booking with some trepidation, after having read several negative reviews. But I was not disappointed. In addition to getting a great rate (for a pricey town like Yellowknife), I found that, in my case at least,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

This review will confirm what the majority here have already written. The ARNICA Inn is probably still in business because there is a paucity of hotel space in Yellowknife. If you are traveling during peak Japanese tourist season, and book at the last minute, or just unlucky, you will find yourself in a smoke-smelling room, with dingy carpet and half-way... More

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Brandon, Canada
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29 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

Yeah, this was pretty much what I had expected. I think if you are just passing thru and don't plan on spending a lot of time in the room it's fine. This is not a honeymoon place by any means. The hotel is across the street from a nice big soccer field, where you can run and do some calesthenics... More

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

THe place looked okay from the outside. The person at reception appeared to be from another planet. The office is closed at 9 pm so if something goes wrong you are on your own. Some of the people hanging around seemed to be locals maybe living at the Arnica regularly. The microwave was on the floor in our room and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011 via mobile

Me and some friends came to yellow knife for a fun weekend, hang out and have a good time... We started at the yellow knife in, we had our issues with it so we decided to try out the arnica.... Big mistake! The night went okay other then some serious cleanliness issues which included dirty mirrors, dirty fridge and just... More

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Address: 4115 Franklin Ave, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N4, Canada (Formerly Red Coach Inn)
Location: Canada > Northwest Territories > Yellowknife
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