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“Nice motel for its class, but lighting way too dark in the rooms”

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Super 8 Yellowknife
Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in Yellowknife
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

I spent three nights at the Yellowknife Super 8 during two stop-overs between Toronto and Cambridge Bay. I was absolutely delighted with the both the staff and the accomodations.

When I first came through the door, Melanie greeted me by name (I was the last guest to check in that night) and was extremely kind, friendly, and helpful. I later met the manager, Deborah Hudson -- working a rare over-night shift -- and she was an exceptionally delightful person.

The rooms were very clean, the beds and linens were very comfortable, and the staff were excellent.

My seat-mate on the flight from Toronto was a pest-control man, and he provided me with a great deal of information on how to check for cleanliness in hotels. I went through his check-list in the Super 8 (and after that conversation, will ALWAYS go through his check-list), and everything was perfect. I later spoke with Ms. Hudson about bed-bug concerns, and she provided me with full details of the pest-control plan at her motel. I am entirely confident in the cleanliness of the Yellowknife Super 8.

I have seen from other reviews that people have commented on the persistence of the house-keeping staff to clean the rooms in the morning, and to have people check-out on time. I, too, experienced this during both of my departures, but I simply called the front desk to advise that I would be staying a few hours beyond the check-out time, and they were very accommodating. The cleaning staff were very kind, thorough, and clearly dedicated to their work.

I give this motel my highest recommendation. Should you stay there, please give my best to both Melanie and Deborah ;-)

Riali Johannesson (Toronto/Rankin Inlet)

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Property: Super 8 Yellowknife
Address: 308 Old Airport Rd, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3T3, Canada
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Location: Canada > Northwest Territories > Yellowknife
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in Yellowknife
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Super 8 Yellowknife 2*
Number of rooms: 66
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mixing modern flair with frontier-style informality, Super 8 Yellowknife is a 100% non-smoking establishment. We are pleased to offer our valued guests complimentary Continental Breakfast, in-room high speed wireless internet for those guests who provide their own laptop, mini-fridges and microwaves in all rooms, Busines Centre, Fitness Room, free parking with some winter plug-ins, and pet-friendly rooms. Adjacent to Walmart, Tim Horton's and Marks Work Warehouse, you will find numerous restaurants and nature trails within a short walk from the hotel.Stay with us on your next trip to Yellowknife.We're...Friendly. Clean. And Simply Super!! ... more   less 
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