Explorer Hotel - Where Adventures Meet

The Explorer Hotel in Yellowknife, NWT are "where adventures meet" in Canada's North! The Explorer Hotel is the largest full service hotel in Canada's North with 259 rooms with a variety of contemporary dining options and 550 person conference centre (Winter 2018). We are conveniently located downtown and only 5 minutes from the airport.  The Explorer Hotel offers top rated service for the adventurer, business traveller or for a team that is looking for a unique and special place to hold your next event.  

Contact Name: 
Karl-Heinz Schaefers
Primary Phone Number:
(800) 661-0892
Alt. Phone Number:
(867) 873-3531
Fax Number:
(867) 873-3213
4825 49th Ave, Postal Service 7000
Yellowknife, NT

Contact Us

Summer, Winter

The Explorer Hotel boasts two of the top rated resturants in the city. Trader's Grill and Trapline Lounge. The Trader's Grill restaurant at The Explorer Hotel is the hub for business and entertainment in Yellowknife. The Trapline offers a relaxing atmosphere after a busy day. Come by to enjoy some appetizers, eat a full meal or consider one of our wide variety of beverages on our menu. If you're having a quiet conversation or want to watch the game alone, the Trapline is your destination.

Summer, Winter

Full-service hotel, with exceptional views, located downtown near shopping. 259 air-conditioned rooms, with cable TV and highspeed wireless Internet. Deluxe suites with fireplaces and jacuzzis. Trader's Grill restaurant, licensed bar. Fitness facility. 10 meeting rooms with capacity of 550. Gift shop in lobby. VISA, MC, Amex, EnRoute, JCB. Close to hiking trails, museum, visitor centre, Legislative Assembly. Airport transportation. Pets allowed. Laundry. English, French, German, Italian, Japanese spoken.

Meetings & Conferences
Summer, Winter

With multiple conference break-out rooms available, we offer unmatched flexibility for your conference along with superior planning, support and multi-media equipment services. The Explorer Hotel has the largest and most extensive kitchen facilities and qualified staff in Yellowknife. By booking with us, you will be guaranteed to receive the finest cuisine in the Northwest Territories. 

Our Katimavik Banquet Room is perfectly suited for large dinners, conferences, business meetings or weddings with over 4,000 square feet of tradeshow space. The hotel conference room can also be separated into three smaller meeting rooms of 1,269 square feet (Katimavik A), 2,068 square feet (Katimavik B) and 1,269 square feet (Katimavik C). Our Janvier Room is perfectly suited for running professional development and training sessions in a classroom setting. Framed with artwork by the world-renowned Alex Janvier, this room is equipped with the latest multi-media presentation equipment and a wall-sized projection screen. Please contact us for more information.