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The Discovery Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 30 December 2016

It's okay for the price you pay, here are some facts for our visit: Good: 1. location - very close to everything 2. attitude - employees had cool attitude. One reminded me that the water is hot and told me about things people do during day time. They are not very passionate, but at least helpful. Bad: 1. heating -...

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Richmond, Canada
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Very good location in downtown. Close to restaurants and shops. Although hotel is quite old, it is clean enough to stay. There is parking offered at the back of the hotel which is convenient and safe.

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Yellowknife, Canada
Reviewed 5 March 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...

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2Thank Taipana1
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 March 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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1Thank Jimckw
Reviewed 16 February 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...

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1Thank Joyce L
Brantford, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 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...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 April 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...

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2Thank Teruce
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 26 November 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...

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5Thank Sean C
Reviewed 5 October 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...

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Ko Chang, Thailand
Reviewed 19 May 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...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Discovery Inn

Address: 4701 Franklin Avenue, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6, Canada
Region: Canada > Northwest Territories > Yellowknife
Price Range: $127 - $135 (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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“rooms with windows are cold; make sure your room has a microwave.”
stonaryh, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Non-smoking rooms appear to be only on the third level without lift.”
Teruce, 1 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Pay for a nicer room at a different place!”
936Frank936, 17 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Certain rooms have newer beds. Ask for a 'renovated' room.”
yearlyVacationer30, 13 Jan 2013 | Read review
“There is no elevator, so remember to ask for a bottom floor room if you don't like stairs.”
  • Bed and dining table.
  • Office space. Fast, free Wi-Fi Internet connection.
  • Kitchenette area.
  • Open cupboard with dishes. Toaster.
  • Kitchenette stove. Part of sink/stove/fridge unit.
  • Moldy fridge. Needs a good cleaning with bleach.
  • Don't look inside the kitchen unit access panel! Somebody clean this, please.
  • Coffee maker and kettle. Nice to have both.
Fortunado, 1 Dec 2012 | Read review
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