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The Discovery Hotel

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Arviat, Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
33 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Centrally located between downtown and the airport. Rooms were renovated in January and they did a great job!! They are lovely!! Love the northern themes throughout!!! Rooms especially the washrooms are small but modern and clean. The restaruant is expensive but for an "occasion" is worth it and the food is excellent. Staff are very friendly and they offer an... More 

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Pangnirtung, Nunavut, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The Hotel is located in the heart of Iqaluit. The room was very clean and sanitary. The lighting was very good and so was the ventilation. The hotel is very close to the airport in Iqaluit. The rooms were have cable television and wifi which was great. The bed was very comfortable. The staff was friendly and courteous. I highly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

The room was small, very very small, the food was outrageous expensive, the front desk was friendly but the restaurant has so many rules it feels like elementary school. The restaurant staff make you feel like they are doing you some kind of big favour letting you eat there. The hotel was clean The room were so expensive for the... More 

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61 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Last minute check in last minute when missed flight south - have been coming to Iqaluit for 20 years, rarely stay in hotels. Despite plain exterior which suggests a very budget inside (aka Motel 6), I was pleasantly surprised with the room. Modern very clean and best of all, the window opened for some cool outside air. Thoughtful printout for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012 via mobile

As others have said, you have to remember that the Discovery Lodge is located in Canada's north and only accessible by plane and boat (summer). Everything is expensive. The Discovery was a decent hotel with most of the amenities of a hotel in the south. It was clean and the staff were really nice. Only real downfall was that there... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

The hotel iteself was fine. Clean, but basic and dated. The problem began soon after check-in. My laptop wasn't picking up the wireless signal so I sought help from the staff. The front desk people were incredibly kind and eager to help. The General Manager however was rude and terribly unhelpful. I was so frustrated with the poor service that... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

I recently had an experience with Discovery Lodge that Made me rethink a notion. Not all business owners are out to take you. Discovery Lodge was amazing with communicating with me and my family on a recent trip. Their employee, Felipe is incredible. The Manager David was forthright and we are very satisfied with Discovery Lodge. I highly recommend staying... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

Staying in the north is an experience everyone should experience once. I was initially reluctant to stay here as I read that is was only a 5 minute walk from the airport, but was unable to get a room anywhere else on a couple of the nights I needed, so booked here. It turns out that, while it is only... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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206 reviews 206 reviews
68 hotel reviews
478 helpful votes 478 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

First off, let's remember Iqaluit is in the Canadian Arctic, so they have different (and lower) standards here. The Discovery Lodge is a basic hotel in the middle of nowehere. Check-in was perfectly pleasant. To avoid problems at night, you can only get into the hotel proper after 6 pm with a special electronic key. The corridor and room smelled... More 

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Brandon, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
54 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2011

nice clean room, extremely small, no closet, restaurant excellent but really pricey

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Address: Box 387 | BLDG 1056, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0, Canada (Formerly Discovery Lodge Hotel)
Location: Canada > Nunavut > Iqaluit
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 51
Also Known As:
The Discovery Hotel Iqaluit, Nunavut

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