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, both reachable within a 3-minute car ride.
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 free local calls.
Guest highlights: the front desk staff are wonderful, location is very convenient, room was nicely decorated and beds were very comfortable, breakfast was nice with bagels, cereals and yogurt, 13th floor has great views and I was told it was one of the floors recently renovated, everything worked well, some of the suites have views of the Northern Lights and the Dettah Ice Road/Great Slave Lake, the reception staff gave us good tips to see the Northern Lights, a few minutes walking to downtown, we would definitely stay here again
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.