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Yellowknife, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

RUDE! I've never seen anyone completely ignore their customers. The guy half opened his eyes looks up at his guest and proceeds on with his nap, half shaking his head, When my Grandmother, their guest, went to talk to the front desk worker to talk to him he didn't even get up off his lazy butt! Very unprofessional. I called... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

A bit dated but good location. Most of the restaurants are within walking distance. Edward the manager of the hotel is what make the hotel stood out from others. He kept us company while we waited for the tour buses. He provided information on restaurants, history of YK and tours etc.... He made the trip more enjoyable.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

The Discovery Inn heating could be better coming from a small portable heater. I had to use the coffee machine that drips water by the bits to get some hot water. The microwave oven had food bits from food remains of the previous guest. The toilet has unpleasant smell. The service at Red Apple the restaurant was really poor. I... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I very much enjoyed my stay at Discovery Inn, YK, NT The hotel manager, Edward Tse is very informative of the city and all other areas. He knows which are the best places to go too, etc. You can see that he enjoys helping also. The fellow on the night shift is very nice and helpful too. All I could... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I got a package deal with a northern light tour operator who could bundle this inn's room and other items together, but people may book this inn direct too. It is a 3-storeyed building with tens of rooms for rental in downtown Yellowknife which is convenient for joining outdoor tours and activities, shopping, dining, museum going, etc. It is economical... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

It is an old-fashioned inn, but at least it is clean and tidy. Everything is fully functional and the room has a microwave oven as well as a small fridge. The location is fantastic, right in the center of downtown. The manager is worth praising. He welcomed us with a huge collection of information including a visitor's guide, a city... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Stayed at Yellowknife for 5 evenings just to see the Aurora. The location of the hotel is right at city centre, easy access to Old Town and visitor centre. Although I must say the hotel is pretty old but they do have what u need inside which is decent enough since u don't expect to stay in the hotel all... More 

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Ko Chang, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

First stayed at this location april of 2013 , found the location to be very convenient and prices to be fair. I was steered towards looking at other places to stay because of downtowns homeless wandering about , but I feel safe here during every stay.( I come every now and then ) I enjoy the convience of having a... More 

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Sendai-shi, Miyagi, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights last winter. The purpose of our visit is just watching the Aurora, so we din't expect much about the hotel. But, the people in the hotel is so friendly that we could have a wonderful time in Yellowknife. The location of the hotel is great. You can go to the famous places in Yellowknife... More 

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Campbell River, BC
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Stayed overnight..room was filthy. Beds had pieces of wood holding up the frame. Bathroom ceiling and walls stained. Mattresses water stained on the sides, afraid to get into bed. Walls dirty. My shoes actually stuck to the carpet when I walked in. Lots of Japanese tourists stay there and I am ambarrased that this is the immpression of Canada that... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Discovery Inn

Address: 4701 Franklin Avenue, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6, Canada
Location: Canada > Northwest Territories > Yellowknife
Price Range: $94 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Discovery Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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