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Capital Suites Iqaluit

8.7 | Very Good

Comfortable Iqaluit hotel offers suites with full kitchens, free Wi-Fi and free parking

  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, pet stays, coffee in the lobby, local calls
  • Guests reported generally clean and quiet rooms
  • Many guests found the beds comfortable
  • Guests appreciated the size of the suites and the fully equipped kitchens
  • Staff friendly and helpful according to guests
  • On-site laundry was considered a value added amenity
  • No on-site restaurant
  • Several guests reported hot rooms
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 29, 2015
This all-suite hotel is situated in the city centre of Iqaluit. Offering suites with full kitchens and separate living room and bedroom areas, this property is well suited for guests in need of extended-stay accommodations or wanting to cook for themselves and save the higher cost of eating out.

This hotel is 100% smoke free and offers studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom suites. All suites include free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, a fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a desk and individual climate control. The one-, two- and three-bedroom suites are similar to apartments and include a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room, a living room and separate bedrooms. Accessible rooms are also available. Some rooms have views of the bay.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in select rooms at no additional charge. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.

On-site amenities include a business centre, guest laundry facilities, meeting space and free coffee to-go.

There is a Tim Hortons within a 1-minute walk. Northmart (groceries, bakery, clothing) is also a 1-minute walk away. The Niaqunngusiariaq Arena is 6 minutes away by car, while Geraldine Lake is a 4-minute drive away. The Iqaluit Airport (YFB) is a 3-minute drive or cab ride away (or 15 minutes away on foot). (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps) (Guests online reported that cabs are easily available and cost a flat rate of $6 for anywhere in the city.

Verified by a front desk agent on October 4, 2013: Free parking and pet policy.
The Good
There were a limited number of recent reviews available for this analysis, however, many of the guests who wrote reviews seemed happy with their stay at this hotel. One reviewer said that the "hotel caters to a more professional clientele and it was refreshing not to have to deal with the noise I experienced with other establishments in town."

Several guests described their rooms as clean, comfortable and quiet. A couple of reviewers thought that the beds and pillows were comfortable.

A couple of reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly service.

A couple of guests appreciated the on-site laundry facilities and the free Wi-Fi.

A couple of reviewers found the location convenient for exploring the downtown area on foot, while a couple of other guests found a grocery store and Tim Hortons within walking distance.
The Bad
As mentioned above, there were a limited number of recent reviews available at the time of publication, and there were only a couple of common concerns found among them.

Several guests mentioned that the rooms were uncomfortably warm as the heat is not turned down in the summer months.

A couple of reviewers said that the rooms did not meet their cleanliness expectations. One guest complained about unpleasant-smelling bedding, while another reviewer thought that the property in general did not seem to be cleaned frequently.

Show Sources
Sources ranked this hotel #3 out of 5 hotels in Iqaluit, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 20 reviews.

The author called the hotel on October 4, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Map Marker Capital Suites Iqaluit
Building 807 Aviq Street, Iqaluit, NU