Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife

4825 49Th Avenue, Yellowknife, Canada, X1A 2R3  show map
 3 stars
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Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

The excellent Explorer Hotel offers 187 non-smoking guest rooms as well as an elevator, free parking and currency exchange. The hotel opened its doors in 1974 and was remodeled in 2006.

Guests can get to Cameron River Ramparts and Aurora Village in 25 minutes on foot. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

Explorer Hotel offers a panoramic view to its guests.

Explorer Hotel can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Yellowknife airport.

Rooms

Explorer Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with a safe, free wireless internet, flat-screen television, climate control and a minibar. The property offers views of Back Bay from the rooms. Bathrooms come with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Start your day with a fine breakfast served at the restaurant. The onsite restaurant specializes in local cuisine. The property is located near a bus stop, just about 50 meters from Explorer Hotel Restaurant and Kfc serving a wide selection of dishes.

Services

The venue offers dry cleaning, airport transfer and 24-hour front desk.

Relax

On-site fitness facilities include a fitness center and a gym.

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

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

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • 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
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

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. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Yellowknife
    400 m
Airports
  • Yellowknife (YZF)
    3.2 km
Restaurants
  • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
    40 m
  • Black Knight Pub
    200 m
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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    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife Yellowknife location
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      Hotel Address:

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

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Yellowknife
        400 m
      Airports
      • Yellowknife (YZF)
        3.2 km
      Restaurants
      • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
        40 m
      • Black Knight Pub
        200 m
      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 RecommendedYellowknifeExplorer Hotel

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

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      Explorer Hotel 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 - 1.0 km
      • Bluefish Services - 1.8 km
      • Arctic Frontier Bus Carriers Ltd. - 2.0 km
      • Aurora Village - 2.2 km
      • Canadian Aurora Tours - 2.2 km

      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 - 2.2 km

      Universities, Institutes

      Air business related

      • Yellowknife Airport - 2.0 km

      Local attractions

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

      Near the hotel

      • Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - 240 m
        Box 1320, Yellowknife
      • Down to Earth Gallery - 1.1 km
        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

      • 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

      • Twist - 260 m

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

        73% likes this, based on 26 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: CAD 17 - CAD 30

      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 RecommendedYellowknifeExplorer Hotel

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

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      Explorer Hotel Reviews

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

      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 Explorer Hotel - Yellowknife Yellowknife location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

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

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Yellowknife
        400 m
      Airports
      • Yellowknife (YZF)
        3.2 km
      Restaurants
      • Explorer Hotel Restaurant
        40 m
      • Black Knight Pub
        200 m
      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 RecommendedYellowknifeExplorer Hotel

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

      Use Badge