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

Overview

Explorer Hotel Yellowknife is placed in the center of Yellowknife and offers a tennis court and an indoor swimming pool. This spectacular hotel dates from 1974 and was refurbished in 2006.

25 minutes away from Cameron River Ramparts and Aurora Village. Down to Earth Gallery, Northern Arts and Cultural Centre and Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife are located nearby.

Within 10-minute walk from the hotel guests will find themselves in the Yellowknife city center. Fast access to Yellowknife airport within 5km is provided.

Rooms

The hotel offers 187 spacious rooms equipped with individual climate control, direct dial phone, cable TV, a laptop-size safe and a writing desk and featuring a panoramic view over the city. They are fitted with free toiletries, a shower and a hairdryer in the en-suite bathrooms.

Eat

Every day a fine breakfast is served in the dining room. The property offers an air-conditioned restaurant serving local cuisine. Guests can relax in the lounge bar serving complimentary drinks.

Services

If you need to work, while staying at Explorer Hotel Yellowknife, you can make use of internet connection, a catering service and a photocopier available on site.

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 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
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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/Extra bed
  • 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

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

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Yellowknife
    400 m
Airports
  • Yellowknife (YZF)
    3.2km
  • Hay River (YHY)
    194.7km
Restaurants
  • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
    40 m
  • Black Knight Pub (cuisine: Pub)
    200 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    187

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Queen Size beds
Size: 45m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
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Free Wi-Fi and a 42-inch flat-screen TV with HD channels are featured in this room. Comfortably furnished, a seating area is also offered. Includes a fridge, a microwave and a digital safety deposit box.

Room facilities

    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
      400 m
    Airports
    • Yellowknife (YZF)
      3.2km
    • Hay River (YHY)
      194.7km
    Restaurants
    • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
      40 m
    • Black Knight Pub (cuisine: Pub)
      200 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • 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 - 500 m
    • True North Safaris - 900 m
    • Canadian Championship Dog Derby - 1.0km
    • Bluefish Services - 1.8km
    • Arctic Frontier Bus Carriers Ltd. - 2.0km
    • Canadian Aurora Tours - 2.2km
    • Aurora Village - 2.2km

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 300 m

    Amusement

    • Polar Bowl - 300 m

    Museums

    • Prince of Wales - 500 m

    Halls

    • Elk's Bingo Hall - 300 m
    • Northern Arts and Cultural Ctr - 2.2km

    Universities, Institutes

    • Aurora College Yellowknife - 500 m
    • Yellowknife Education Dist 1 - 2.2km

    Air business related

    • Yellowknife Airport - 2.0km

    Local Attractions

    • Aurora Village - 2.0km
      Aurora Lake, Yellowknife
    • Cameron River Ramparts - 4.0km
      Cameron River Crossing Territorial Park, Yellowknife

    Near the hotel

    • Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - 240 m
      Box 1320, Yellowknife
    • Down to Earth Gallery - 1.1km
      5007 Bryson Drive, Yellowknife
    • Old Town - 340 m
      Yellowknife, Northwest TerritoriesCanada

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Explorer Hotel Restaurant - 40 m

      Address: 4825 49th Ave
      Phone: 867.873.3531

      71% likes this, based on 54 reviews

    • Kfc - 230 m

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

      Cuisine: American, Fast Food

    • A Taste of Saigon - 290 m

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

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

    • Black Knight Pub - 200 m

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

      60% likes this, based on 98 reviews
      Cuisine: Pub

    • Twist - 260 m

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

      73% likes this, based on 26 reviews
      Cuisine: American
      Price Range: CAD 18 - CAD 31

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • 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
    Excellent
    Based on 12 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    9.3
    Rooms
    8.3
    Service
    8.8
    Value
    8.3

    Individual 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
      400 m
    Airports
    • Yellowknife (YZF)
      3.2km
    • Hay River (YHY)
      194.7km
    Restaurants
    • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
      40 m
    • Black Knight Pub (cuisine: Pub)
      200 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • 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