5303 52 Street, Yellowknife
The Coast Fraser Tower is your best bet for a good experience and pleasing accommodation in Yellowknife. It's located about a 2-minute drive to the downtown core and only 9 minutes to the airport. Some nearby dining choices are Thornton's Wine & Tapa Room which is a 4-minute walk away, and A Taste of Saigon and Boston Pizza, which are both reachable within a 3-minute drive. Former guests enjoyed the wonderful staff, convenient location, nicely decorated rooms, comfy beds, continental breakfast, and views of the Northern Lights and Dettah Ice Road.
Guest rooms are all one- or two-bedroom suites furnished with full kitchens (coffeemaker, fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave), dining area, living rooms with sofabeds and flat screen TVs, plus private balconies with patio doors featuring either city or lake views. Guests can choose between smoking and non-smoking accommodations and the hotel offers pet-friendly rooms as well.
Hotel amenities include the Fireside Lounge serving dinner on site, a steam room and 24-hr fully-equipped fitness centre, a BBQ for guest use and guest laundry.
Freebies include: Wi-Fi, basic continental breakfast, parking (includes cold-weather plug-in), coffee in the lobby all day, and local calls.
This hotel achieved high scores online with a guest rating of 8.5/10, an 89% recommendation rate and a Certificate of Excellence award in 2013.