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Ptarmigan Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian
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10 Gagnier St, Hay River, Northwest Territories X0E 1G1, Canada
+1 867-874-6781
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Was in town on business for the day, tired from the drive and needed to nap for a while. Was surprised they offered Day rates , basically from 11-6pm, exterior and lobby area are standard, front desk stafff very friendly. It's an older building, rooms are the smaller ones from years ago but very clean. Also a fitness centre on... More 

Thank Johnathan P
Winnipeg, Canada
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The staff are friendly and helpful. The food always tastes good. You are able to order wine or other liquor with your meal if you wish.

Thank fromyk
Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

As long as you have the right expectations for the food and service at the hotel, you will have a good time. This is a smaller town so I wasn't expecting much, my expectations were met. That said, it is a good value for what you're getting, especially for a smaller town. I only stayed 1 night, and my stay... More 

Thank JohnPMacintosh
Hay River, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food isn't to bad and some of it is quite good, don't go to the lounge to eat as the service is terrible, sat for 20 min then finally went and got the menus ourselves, left after another 15 with the waitress walking by but never stopping to take our order, no drink no food. Went into restaurant and... More 

Thank oldgirl2016
Edmonton, Canada
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I went here twice. The brunch was incredible. A huge spread of food that is prepared with perfection in mind. The dinner I had here was very good. Much higher quality than you would expect considering the seemingly low number of people here. I would say that this is the highest quality dining in Hay River.

1 Thank Julie M
Salt Lake City, Utah
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Dinner for 3 couples most enjoyable. Food was very good. Value was excellent. All entrees very good. Atmosphere much updated from years ago per a past regular.

1 Thank kurtt225
Peace River, Alberta
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is probably the best place in town, however far from glamorous but did the job for the short business trip. Restaurant inside was excellent with great service,

Thank SamuelandSaphire
Yellowknife, NWT
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186 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I spent the weekend in Hay River. the Keys restaurant was the best part of the hotel. Expensive - but you need to expect that given the location. The service was attentive.

Thank YKexplorers
Yellowknife, Canada
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013

This is the best place to have breakfast, nothing overcooked or greasy. Coffee was good, not overly strong.

Thank Northerntravler_11
Toronto, Canada
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100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Went here for the Sunday brunch buffet and if was delicious. Fresh everything, from Eggs, bacon, french toast and pancakes to fresh fruit platters, salad station, the best hummus, and a chocolate fondue. A couple negatives included fondue with nothing to dip in it, and one of the cooks came and just sat in the restaurant while we ate, though... More 

Thank MaverickBenz

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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, Canadian
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  • Address: 10 Gagnier St, Hay River, Northwest Territories X0E 1G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Hay River
  • Phone Number: +1 867-874-6781
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