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The Discovery Hotel

Box 387 | BLDG 1056, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0, Canada (Formerly Discovery Lodge Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Snohomish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Discovery Hotel twice travelling back and forth from Baffin Island. Four of us were supposed to fly through Iqualuit to Baffin Island for a trekking trip, but arctic fog in Qiq and wind in Pangnirtung kept resulting in flight cancellations and rebooking for two days. The staff was helpful and friendly as we checked in and... More 

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Bromont, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel in arctic setting. Staff friendly and helpful. The kitchen is exceptional easily matching restos in the big city. Clean and reasonably priced. Would easily do again. Take the time to rent a vehicle and see all Iqualuit. Had a great trip

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Discovery is located a short walk from the airport, but a free shuttle service is available as well. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are on the small side but clean and comfy. The beds are great and I've never experienced a problem with noise. Internet connection is slow, but then it's the North! The food at... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying at the Discovery recently. Very friendly folks at check in and the restaurant. Rooms are comfy and quiet...mine was newly renovated with cool bedside lighting. I found the two steps upto the bathroom a bit strange, and you have to be especially careful navigating if you are up in the night. The restaurant's breakfast is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Stayed at the Discovery when my flight back to Toronto was cancelled. The hotel is elegantly chic. Check in was quick and easy, staff was friendly and the room was a delight to stay in - comfortable, clean, modern and quiet. The hotel is a walk away from the airport, although the hotel does offer complimentary shuttles. I would love... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The upgrades to these rooms are great. They are small, but cozy, nice beds. Get an inner courtyard room and it's quiet. Close to everything. Nice lounge area. It'd be nice to have a little fridge in your room though. and of course the restaurant at the "Disco" is 2nd to none for caribou and home made ice-cream if available!

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

It's new, it's decent, it's clean. The rooms are average in terms of quality and amenities. The bathroom in my room and a colleagues are tiny and cramped. There seems to be very few tv channels relative to other hotels in Iqaluit. The dining room is handy, better than hotel arctics restaurant and on par with the Frob. The lunch... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Loved my room - modern, clean, quiet, comfortable. Food [quality, portions and presentation] and service in the restaurant are superb! Front desk staff have been very helpful, friendly. They even offer a shuttle to and from the airport. Yes, it's expensive but that's the North. Here you feel you're getting your money's worth relatively speaking.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

This renovated hotel offers excellent large rooms. The staff try as hard as they can and front desk was exceptional. The only two issues with this hotel are: 1. Very very expensive. 2. The restaurant is expensive staff is rude and quality of food is average. They even charged me 3 dollars for a piece of bread. Still if you... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

A good modern hotel that would not be out of place in the South. Decent sized rooms, especially executive kIng rooms. Bathrooms with tubs and nice amenities - mouth wash etc. Close to the airport - five minute walk. Good restaurant, perhaps a little pricey. Oddities? Bathrooms are raised by two steps. Rooms in the back have little WiFi but... More 

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