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Explorer Hotel

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Free Airport Transportation
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Reviewed yesterday

The room and the view was very good. I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the hotel. Although the hotel was undergoing reservations, there was little disruption. The restaurants food was well above average.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had an excellent stay at the Explorer hotel! We stayed 2 nights book ending a trip. They have a free airport shuttle which is great. Check in was quick and easy. The first night they were actually able to change our room which was...More

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Response from Karl S, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 5 March 2018

Dear J Brianne 715 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 3 days ago

Great Hotel, central location, prepare for lots of walking to old town and new areas of Yellowknife. great walks if weather is good. Restaurant food was excellent. rooms are big and great views on higher floors, we were on the 7th out of 8 floors.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here on a Saturday and Sunday night, we arrived late on Saturday and went just down the street to Boston Pizza since they were the only place open for food late at night. Hotel is under construction but never noticed any noise with it...More

Thank supraracer
Response from Nunastar P, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! We are happy to hear that you found our service and our property to your complete satisfaction. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Explorer Hotel in Yellowknife Until then, Karl H Schaefers

Reviewed 1 week ago

Explorer is a good place to stay in Yellowknife and I have been largely satisfied when I have stayed there. Good room and amenities for your stay. Friendly staff at the explorer and the shuttle service is very helpful.

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Thank matthewgemacdonald
Response from Nunastar P, General Manager at Explorer HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. We truly appreciate you taking the time to write this review and hope to see you soon again . Warm regards Karl H Schaefers

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$162 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$162 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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tingbest
1 February 2018|
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Response from Nunastar P | Property representative |
Please contact Yellowknife Tours Phone: (867) 444-8179 yellowknifetours regards KH Schaefers
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pdinsure
16 July 2017|
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Response from campingmommaAB | Reviewed this property |
Try and face southwest, look over Frame Lake somewhat.
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Sandy W
31 August 2016|
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Response from Nunastar P | Property representative |
Yes we offer a free shuttle from and to the airport
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"Ask for a room at the back as you have a great view."
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"Rooms on higher floors have great views."
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"Room on lower floors face North side do little noise"
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