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    Explorer Hotel

    4825 49 Avenue, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2R3, Canada
    1 (867) 877-0221
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    Free Wifi
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    Free Airport Transportation
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    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    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
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 1 August 2017

    Thank you for sharing your comments with us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Until then, Karl H Schaefers

    Reviewed 15 July 2017 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
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 1 August 2017

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

    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    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 29 June 2017

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

    Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

    Perhaps we should have left right after looking at the menu as only one dish wasn't seafood. My husband and I ordered the only steak on the menu, we ordered medium rare it came medium well. Nothing fancy, no seasoning, no sauce very plain. For...More

    Thank knolting
    Reviewed 21 June 2017

    I have travelled to Yellowknife for work on numerous occasions and always end up staying at the Explorer. There is a free shuttle from the airport, and the staff can tell when you when it's scheduled to pick up. If you need to leave before...More

    Thank Jenn D
    Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 27 June 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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    16 July 2017|
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    Response from campingmommaAB | Reviewed this property |
    Try and face southwest, look over Frame Lake somewhat.
    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
    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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    "avoid rooms backing on the elevators -vibrations"
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    "Ask for a north-facing room for the best view (lake and houseboats)"
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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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