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    Explorer Hotel

    4825 49 Avenue, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2R3, Canada
    1 (867) 877-0221
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good51%
    • Average19%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “sunday brunch” (14 reviews)
    “room service” (16 reviews)
    “in town” (29 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Free Airport Transportation
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 382 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    It is nice to come back home for four days , check in 16 Jan with Girl Friend #1 , , I left Yellowknife around * 80s *,and I did own are restaurant on main st , those were the GOOD YOUNG DAYS ! Stay...More

    Thank TONY L
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The Explorer Hotel was a fantastic base for our aurora trip to Yellowknife. 1) The hotel is very centrally located (just a 5 minute walk from the Yellowknife Centre--with the famous temperature sign--and shops like Northern Souvenirs and the Yellowknife Book Cellar, plus a quick...More

    Thank VeritableVoyager
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 4 days ago

    Dear VertiableVoyager Thank you for sharing your comments with us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Until then, Karl H Schaefers

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Great hotel in close proximity to supermarkets, shops and restaurants. The hotel restaurant was great as well but a bit pricey. The room was spacious with enough room for 2 adults and 2 kid. Our room came with 2 queen beds which were comfortable to...More

    Thank Rome C
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Arrowhead_007 Thank you! We were absolutely delighted to read your review of your stay at the Explorer Hotel. We take pride in our hotel and we're happy you enjoyed every aspect of your visit with us. We very much look forward to welcoming you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Has microwave, mini fridge, tv, telephone, in-room safe, alarm clock/radio, desk, dresser, iron & ironing board, hair dryer, coffee maker & kettle and a free shuttle to/from Airport. Good view of the city and short walk to shopping and city hall.More

    Thank bcguy2014
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear bcguy 2014.....Thank you! We were absolutely delighted to read your review of your stay at the Explorer Hotel. We take pride in our hotel and we're happy you enjoyed every aspect of your visit with us. We very much look forward to welcoming you...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed 4 nights this past December for our first trip to Yellowknife and had an excellent time. The hotel was very clean and conveniently located. Food options in the hotel were good (and helpful) when we didn't want to journey out in the cold...More

    Thank jtpries
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear itpries, Thank you very much for your feedback regarding your stay at our hotel. I apologise for the shortage of electrical outlets at the lower parking. We appreciate the time you have taken to write us and we hope that we soon have the...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $173 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 187
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    • Location
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    • Northwest Territories >
    • Yellowknife
    • Also Known As
    • Explorer Hotel Yellowknife
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    pdinsure
    July 16, 2017|
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    Response from campingmommaAB | Reviewed this property |
    Try and face southwest, look over Frame Lake somewhat.
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    Sandy W
    August 31, 2016|
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    Response from Karl S | Property representative |
    Yes we offer a free shuttle from and to the airport
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    Tammie M
    February 26, 2016|
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    Response from Carolyn K | Reviewed this property |
    No, walk-in shower in our room.
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    "Room on lower floors face North side do little noise"
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    "Excellent views from the top floor looking away from the parking lot"
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    "My room faced the back so I had a beautiful winter view."
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