We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Explorer Hotel

    4825 49th Avenue | Box 7000, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2R3, Canada
    Hotel website
    Best prices for your stay
    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    USD 167*
    USD 166*
    USD 166*
    Traveller (152)
    Room & Suite (36)
    Dining (13)
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good51%
    • Average20%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “sunday brunch” (12 reviews)
    “room service” (15 reviews)
    “in town” (27 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    6 Aug.7 Aug.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from USD 166.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Yellowknife hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f8f7507e210744b1a220f72ea077601c", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":182744,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[78864017],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":166,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"f8f7507e210744b1a220f72ea077601c","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":167,"lowestMetaPrice":166,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":167,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":167,"lowestMetaPrice":166,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":167,"hotelName":"Explorer Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImY4Zjc1MDdlMjEwNzQ0YjFhMjIwZjcyZWEwNzc2MDFjIiwiQUlLIjoiZmRiMGM1ZGFmZTNjNDY2YzliZDFiYTNmMmI5NWRkYTEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 166", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"78864017":"OrbitzEWS","79416446":"CheapTicketsEWS","110825550":"HotelsCom2IB","53909056":"TravelocityEWS","44156617":"BookingCom","76474647":"Hotwire","32612189":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (416)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 355 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We stayed here before our trip down the Nahanni River and after. And, we had room issues on both ends. In our first room, the AC wasn't working. It was stifling hot and the air was stale. Apparently it was a building-wide problem. In our...More

    1  Thank Lisa D
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    I recently spent four nights at The Explorer and it was and excellent experience. Great service, very clean room, friendly staff, and the restaurant and bar were great, and the shuttle to the airport was on time. I'd highly recommend it.

    Thank Anthony K
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed at the Explorer Hotel at the start and the end of our Arctic adventure. The rooms were comfortable with lovely views of Frame Lake and the Northern Heritage Centre. Our reservation included a buffet breakfast which was quite good with a variety of...More

    Thank DaveyM44
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Arrived here as my transit point on my way to Arctic Watch. The bar was a great place to relax with attentive but not over the top staff. Nothing was too much trouble. Room cleaning was done ( and in all fairness the suitcase had...More

    Thank wisemary53
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I've stayed at several hotels in Yellowknife over the years but for the past couple of trips have bunked in at the Explorer Hotel - a comfortable hotel on the edge of downtown. The bar and cafe are both cozy with good food and a...More

    Thank OutdoorsmanEdmonton
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your visit and review. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again! Best regards, Karl H Schaefers

    Chateau Nova Yellowknife
    43 reviews
    #3 of 10 hotels in Yellowknife
    Coast Fraser Tower
    270 reviews
    #2 of 10 hotels in Yellowknife
    Super 8 Yellowknife
    227 reviews
    #4 of 10 hotels in Yellowknife
    Days Inn & Suites Yellowknife
    176 reviews
    #8 of 10 hotels in Yellowknife
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • USD 156 - USD 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 187
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, Agoda, Hotwire, Cancelon and Evoline ltd so you can book your Explorer Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Canada >
    • Northwest Territories >
    • Yellowknife
    • Also Known As
    • Explorer Hotel Yellowknife
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (152)
    Room & Suite (36)
    Dining (13)
    Hotel & Grounds (107)
    Bathroom (8)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
    Quality Inn & Suites Yellowknife
    247 reviews
    .42 km away
    Days Inn & Suites Yellowknife
    176 reviews
    .45 km away
    Capital Suites Yellowknife
    96 reviews
    .89 km away
    Chateau Nova Yellowknife
    43 reviews
    .12 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Museum Cafe
    143 reviews
    .30 km away
    Traders Grill
    231 reviews
    .00 km away
    The Fat Fox Cafe
    43 reviews
    .44 km away
    Black Knight Pub
    273 reviews
    .24 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Northern Frontier Visitors Centre
    498 reviews
    .38 km away
    Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
    363 reviews
    .37 km away
    Bush Pilot's Monument
    138 reviews
    1.55 km away
    The Legislative Assembly Building
    153 reviews
    .50 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    16 July 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from campingmommaAB | Reviewed this property |
    Try and face southwest, look over Frame Lake somewhat.
    Sandy W
    31 August 2016|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    Response from Karl S | Property representative |
    Yes we offer a free shuttle from and to the airport
    Tammie M
    27 February 2016|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    Response from Carolyn K | Reviewed this property |
    No, walk-in shower in our room.
    Room Tips
    "Rooms on the North side and higher up have a nice view of the lakes."
    Read review
    "Ask for a room on the south side of the hotel for a panoramic view of Yellowknife."
    Read review
    "Rooms at back facing lake have prettier view; I found mine very quiet even though on third floor."
    Read review
    "Rooms on top floor at rear give you a good view of Great Slave Lake"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing