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The Discovery Hotel

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1056 Mivvik Street Bldg 1056, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0 Canada See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

I stayed at the Discovery in wait of a return flight to Ottawa the next day. The hotel was easy to find and the staff were helpful. By southerner standards, the room was small, but it had all the amenities that one would want. I...More

Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Were put up in this boutique-style hotel when our First Air flight back to Ottawa was cancelled outright. While the room was tiny it had all the amenities required and was very modern in design. Queen-sized bed filled the small sleeping area and bathroom 2...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

The staff were lovely and very helpful. The rooms are small, but clean and functional. The walls however must be paper thin. I could very clearly hear everything going on in both of the next door rooms.

Thank Mike_Banning
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

The hotel seems to be newly remodelled and it is very well done. The finishes are quite nice and the beds are comfy. The building construction is not excellent (probably not unexpected that far north) so the walls are thin. I woke up during the...More

Thank Kristy D
Reviewed 24 February 2018

this is an older hotel but very friendly great food and close to the airport like all hotels in the arctic a tad expensive given the options in this town I would have no problem recommending it for a short stay

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Welcome to 'the Discovery' - Iqaluit's Boutique Hotel. As Nunavut's only boutique Hotel, 'the Discovery' offers guests unmatched comfort and unexpected luxury in the arctic. Our contemporary design is inspired by the elements of nature found around us in Iqaluit and offers an intimate atmosphere to unwind and relax. 'The Discovery' offers 51 stylish guest rooms all of which feature high-end amenities, luxurious bed coverings, wi-fi service and everything the discerning traveller needs. Centrally located in downtown Iqaluit, we are close to wherever you need to go. Come experience unexpected luxury at 'the Discovery' - Iqaluit's Boutique Hotel. About 'the Discovery' 'the Discovery' - formerly known as The Discovery Lodge Hotel has long been a part of Iqaluit's business community. Originally built to be Pan-Am Airline's Crew Hotel, the current site has seen many celebrities, politicians and Northern legends pass through its doors. Coming to Iqaluit Iqaluit is like any other modern Arctic town with all the services and conveniences one would expect in a Capital City. However, the closeness of the arctic tundra and landscape means you can escape and find solitude in mere minutes. Upon your arrival to the Iqaluit Airport, please look for 'the Discovery' courtesy phone to request our airport shuttle.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Quaint, Business, Mid-range
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Formerly known as
Discovery Lodge Hotel
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Room & Suite (3)
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Room Tips
"Rooms on the ends are quieter"
31 Jul 2018
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"Away from the lobby and restaurant down one of the halls is good - I was at end of hall."
22 Jun 2018
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"Ask for room at far end from lobby. Bring ear plugs and warm slippers. Floors are cold"
17 Feb 2018
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"Rooms closer to the front are away from the runway"
21 May 2016
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