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The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

4825 49 Avenue, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2R3

+1 867 873 3531

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based on 263 reviews

About The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife, Yellowknife

Value for money

The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife is situated in Yellowknife and is within a short walk of local attractions, such as Northwest Territories Legislative Building, Northern Arts and Cultural Centre and The Gold Range. Guests can also make use of complimentary Wi-Fi throughout their stay. There are a range of facilities on offer to guests of the hotel, including a 24-hour reception, a 24-hour business centre and an airport shuttle. A fitness center can be readily accessed by guests wishing to keep active while travelling. Every room at The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife features a private bathroom and all the essentials for a comfortable stay. They are also equipped with cable/satellite channels, a hair dryer and heating. Specializing in American dishes, the hotel's on-site restaurant provides a range of meals for guests to try. In the evening, guests are welcome to enjoy a drink in the comfortable lounge bar. A wide variety of cafés and restaurants are also found in the surrounding area. The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife is within a short walk of Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Northern News Services and Centre Square Mall. Under a 10-minute drive away, Yellowknife Airport is easily accessible.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • ATM on-site
  • Wedding services
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Microwave
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Skiing


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe

Parking and transportation

  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking


  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Children's television networks


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

Attractions in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories curated by momondo

The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife location: 4825 49 Avenue, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2R3

Restaurants and Cafés

Trader's Grill - Explorer Hotel0.1 mi
Boston Pizza - Yellowknife0.3 mi
Sushi Cafe0.3 mi
NWT Brewing Company0.7 mi

The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife Reviews

GreatBased on 263 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Lovely dining room with great service. (in 31 reviews)
  • Restaurant staff were great. (in 30 reviews)
  • "Great location, view, friendly staff, clean n comfortable!" (in 29 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room service don't have much choices. (in 19 reviews)
  • The hotel gave me free cancellation although the free cancellation deadline was passed (in 7 reviews)
  • Customer service at front desk. (in 6 reviews)

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Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife is typically below the average price of 3 star hotels in Yellowknife. On average, you can expect to pay $172 per night in Yellowknife. The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife typically costs $142 per night, which is $30 cheaper than the Yellowknife average.

  • The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife is 2.3 mi away from Yellowknife. You can typically expect your drive time from The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife to Yellowknife to be 6min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Yellowknife to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $66/day for a base model rental. The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife offers an airport shuttle to help transport hotel guests from Yellowknife and other area airports directly to the hotel. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Yellowknife to The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Yes, dogs and pets are welcome at The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife.

  • The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife at +1 867 873 3531. If you are staying at The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +1 867 873 3531.

  • The best contact number for The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife is +1 867 873 3531.

  • Yes, The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a fitness center available to The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife guests.

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