The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

4825 49Th Ave, Yellowknife, Canada, X1A 2R3  show map
 3 stars
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The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Overview

The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife provides 187 rooms with a panoramic view of the bay. This spectacular hotel dates from 1974 and was refurbished in 2006.

The property lies within 2.0 km from Cameron River Ramparts and Aurora Village. The venue is located within 10 minutes' walk from Yellowknife center.

Guests can reach The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife by car from Yellowknife airport in 5 minutes.

Rooms

The property comprises of non-smoking rooms appointed with flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, a personal safe, individual climate control and a writing desk. Many guestrooms offer views of Back Bay. Guests can make use of own bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A fine breakfast is served every morning. The restaurant serves local dishes. The venue is set next to a bus stop and just 50 meters from Explorer Hotel Restaurant and Kfc.

Services

The property offers an exhibition space, a business center and a meeting room for the use of guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   187.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Snowsports
  • Tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CAD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CAD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 10 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

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Hotel Address:

4825 49Th Ave, Yellowknife, Canada, X1A 2R3

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City Center
  • Yellowknife
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Yellowknife (YZF)
    2.0 mi
  • Hay River (YHY)
    121.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
    200 ft
  • Black Knight Pub
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    187

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
Size: 485 sq. feet
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife Yellowknife location
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    Hotel Address:

    4825 49Th Ave, Yellowknife, Canada, X1A 2R3

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Yellowknife
      1400 ft
    Airports
    • Yellowknife (YZF)
      2.0 mi
    • Hay River (YHY)
      121.0 mi
    Restaurants
    • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
      200 ft
    • Black Knight Pub
      700 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • Number of floors:
      8
    • Number of rooms:
      187

    Hotel Awards

    CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedYellowknifeThe Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in Canada

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    The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Abe Miller Ceramics Centre - 1700 ft
    • True North Safaris - 3000 ft
    • Canadian Championship Dog Derby - 3300 ft
    • Bluefish Services - 1.1 mi
    • Arctic Frontier Bus Carriers Ltd. - 1.2 mi
    • Aurora Village - 1.4 mi
    • Canadian Aurora Tours - 1.4 mi

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1000 ft

    Amusement

    • Polar Bowl - 1000 ft

    Museums

    • Prince of Wales - 1700 ft

    Halls

    • Elk's Bingo Hall - 1000 ft
    • Northern Arts and Cultural Ctr - 1.4 mi

    Universities, Institutes

    Air business related

    • Yellowknife Airport - 1.2 mi

    Local attractions

    • Aurora Village - 1.3 mi
      Aurora Lake, Yellowknife
    • Cameron River Ramparts - 2.5 mi
      Cameron River Crossing Territorial Park, Yellowknife

    Near the hotel

    • Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - 800 ft
      Box 1320, Yellowknife
    • Down to Earth Gallery - 3700 ft
      5007 Bryson Drive, Yellowknife
    • Old Town - 1200 ft
      Yellowknife, Northwest TerritoriesCanada

    Restaurants nearby

    • Explorer Hotel Restaurant - 200 ft

      Address: 4825 49th Ave
      Phone: 867.873.3531

      71% likes this, based on 54 reviews

    • Kfc - 800 ft

      Address: 4919 48th St
      Phone: (867) 873-2777

      Cuisine: American

    • A Taste of Saigon - 1000 ft

      Address: 4913 50 St
      Phone: 867-873-9777

      74% likes this, based on 90 reviews
      Cuisine: Vietnamese

    • Black Knight Pub - 700 ft

      Address: 4910-49th Street
      Phone: 867 920 4041

      60% likes this, based on 98 reviews

    • Twist - 900 ft

      Address: 4915 50th Street
      Phone: 867-873-3753

      73% likes this, based on 26 reviews
      Cuisine: American
      Price Range: USD 14 - USD 24

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • Number of floors:
      8
    • Number of rooms:
      187

    Hotel Awards

    CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedYellowknifeThe Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in Canada

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    The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

    Average guest rating

    8.0out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 12 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    9.3
    Rooms
    8.3
    Service
    8.8
    Value
    8.3

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      10.0

      Location, type of hotel and secure.

      They never look at the type of room you select (king bed...)

    • Group of friends
      10.0

      Ice machine&pop machine are main floor only

    • Single
      7.4

      dining room nice but busy breakfast too busy, slow service

      the television! very old, poor colour

    • Single
      9.6

      Wonderful comfort, early coffee and muffins in the lobby, comfortable bed

    • Couple
      9.8

    • Other
      7.8

    • Other
      7.6

    • Couple
      9.8

    • Single
      8.2

    • 9.2

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife Yellowknife location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    4825 49Th Ave, Yellowknife, Canada, X1A 2R3

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Yellowknife
      1400 ft
    Airports
    • Yellowknife (YZF)
      2.0 mi
    • Hay River (YHY)
      121.0 mi
    Restaurants
    • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
      200 ft
    • Black Knight Pub
      700 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • Number of floors:
      8
    • Number of rooms:
      187

    Hotel Awards

    CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedYellowknifeThe Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in Canada

    Use Badge