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    Explorer Hotel

    4825 49th Avenue | Box 7000, 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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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 371 reviews

    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    The Explorer Hotel met all our basic needs. Yes, the Sunday brunch at the Trader Grill was a force to be reckoned with - they had everything! But we were thrilled each morning to dine on their Frobisher eggs Benedict with Arctic char and a...More

    Thank lisama2015
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 15 September 2017

    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 back again...More

    Reviewed 31 August 2017

    We made reservations and the rooms weren't ready. Everything was average. Food was okay. The staff were okay. Nothing was above average. There is a water cooler in the lobby with lemon slices in it. Service in the lounge was very slow.More

    2  Thank Cindy P
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 15 September 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your comments are highly valuable to us and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for. We look forward to seeing you again...More

    Reviewed 22 August 2017

    We stayed at the Explorer Hotel a few weeks ago in mid July 2017. Very impressed. Loved their occasional themed meals (like the Outta-Texas BBQ they had while we were there). Very clean, quiet, rooms. Because the hotel is located above the city, the views...More

    Thank TallSmileyGuy
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 23 August 2017

    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 back again...More

    Reviewed 19 August 2017

    So disappointed with latest visit. Usually split annual trip between this hotel, camping and another local hotel. Check-in staff was rushed and did not ask for ID which I found odd. Food was eh, will not return. check out other hotels in town first

    Thank smptraveller19791
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 20 August 2017

    I am very sorry to hear of your experience. I assure you this is certainly not our standard of service. Please contact me directly to discuss further. Regards KH Schaefers gm@explorerhotel.ca or 867 873 3531

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    Great location, great food and good amenities. Yellowknife is a fabulous place to visit. Lots to see and do. Quaint town with interesting local culture. Must hike a few trails and visit a few lakes. Bullocks and NWT Brewery also must dos.More

    Thank Kelly S
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 11 August 2017

    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 back again...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • 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
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 164 - USD 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • 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
    16 July 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
    31 August 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
    27 February 2016|
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    Response from Carolyn K | Reviewed this property |
    No, walk-in shower in our room.
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    "The hotel is so busy; they will be lucky to even get a room; book early"
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    "Rooms facing the front have lovely views and are nice and bright"
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    "Rooms on the North side and higher up have a nice view of the lakes."
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    "Ask for a room on the south side of the hotel for a panoramic view of Yellowknife."
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