This property is a 17-minute walk from the beach. Boasting an on-site restaurant and bar, this Yellowknife hotel is located 3.1 mi from Yellowknife Airport. Free WiFi is offered in all guest rooms. A free airport shuttle is provided.

A cable TV is featured in all air-conditioned rooms at The Explorer Hotel. A desk and seating area are included.

Traders Grill restaurant offers daily dining options featuring American cuisine. Guests can also relax by the fireplace in the Trapline Lounge after a day’s exploring.

A fitness center is provided for guest use at The Hotel Explorer. A business center is available. A cash machine is located on-site for added convenience.

Yellowknife Outdoor Adventures offers boating, fishing, and Northern Lights trips and is located 4 minutes' drive from the hotel. Ferd Henne Territorial Park is 2.5 mi away. Northern Frontier Visitors Center is located 5 minutes’ walk away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

The Explorer Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 3, 2012

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Free parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose The Explorer Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Yellowknife Airport
    2.2 miles
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2 Restaurants On Site

    Trader's Grill

    Food: Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner

    Trapline

    Open for: Dinner, Cocktail hour

Amenities of The Explorer Hotel
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off
  • Airport pickup
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Filipino
  • Cantonese
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House rules The Explorer Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

4:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Check-out

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express The Explorer Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about The Explorer Hotel

  • Room options at The Explorer Hotel include:

    • Double

  • The nearest beach is 0.8 miles from The Explorer Hotel.

  • The Explorer Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Movie nights
    • Fitness
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour

  • The Explorer Hotel is 1,000 feet from the center of Yellowknife.

  • The Explorer Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • Trapline
    • Trader's Grill

  • Check-in at The Explorer Hotel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Explorer Hotel by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 9min

  • Yes, The Explorer Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at The Explorer Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.