Located at the entrance to the city, the Explorer Hotel Yellowknife is the largest hotel in the Diamond Capital of Canada. Whether you are here on vacation or for business, it has something for everyone and the amenities you will enjoy will really make your stay complete. It is known as the best business hotel in the Northwest Territories and as such it is the setting for many meetings. With the location of the hotel you have astounding views from your room, the restaurant and the lobby.
There are 187 guest rooms in the Explorer Hotel Yellowknife and each one includes either a king sized bed or two queens. The electronic door locking system ensures that you will feel safe and secure inside your room. Enjoy free coffee, TV, clock radio, hair dryers and telephone in every room. If you are planning to stay for a while, you would benefit from booking an Executive Suite which has a kitchenette , a fireplace, Jacuzzi tub and a wet bar. The hotel realizes that its guests have a need for transportation when in Yellowknife and therefore provide free shuttle service to and from the airport as well as other destinations in the city.
On the lower level of the Explorer Hotel Yellowknife, you can work out at your own pace in the well-equipped fitness center. If you prefer to exercise in the fresh air, the hotel staff will be able to offer suggestions as to where you can find hiking and walking trails where you can get in your fitness routine as well as the breathtaking views of the natural beauty of Yellowknife.
Dine in your room or in the company of others at the Traders Grill at the Explorer Hotel Yellowknife. The culinary delights prepared under the supervision of the award winning chef, Sean Tweten, such as baked salmon or halibut or a steak prepared just the way you like it. The service is exemplary and the ambiance is comfortable and casual. Room service is available during restaurant hours and Sunday Brunch is a luxurious affair where you can sample the delights of many different cuisines. There are also two private dining rooms if you want to plan a small gathering.
The Trapline Lounge is another dining venue in the Explorer Hotel Yellowknife where you can enjoy a full meal, appetizers, a light snack or the beverage of your choice. Sit at the bar or at one of the tables to chat with your friends as you watch the programming on the large screen TV.
The Explorer Hotel Yellowknife is the ultimate destination when you want to enjoy what Yellowknife has to offer. See the Northern Lights in all their glory, take part in an Arctic expedition or engage in the best mountain climbing activities. The fly fishing and char fishing in Yellowknife is unrivalled anywhere else in Canada and if you want the hotel staff can arrange for you to take a tour of the Arctic Circle. Experience the culture of the North when you take in some dog sledding that will give you a thrill you will remember forever.