coast fraser tower

yellowknife, northwest territories

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Coast Fraser Tower

Traveler Rating

Sleep Quality
Very Good

Most Recent Traveler Reviews

good deal for a suite

stayed here for 2 nights, room was great for the 4 of us, very clean , comfortable beds, only downfall was no on site restaurant, but we managed fine, continental breakfast was good, close enough to the downtown area, easy walk

- brendat54

A stop over for 10 days

Great stay~ Taxis serve this area well; never had an issue they staff wasn’t able to address or solve. Some times the internet is slow but still enough to do what I had to do. Great view . Would like to see the lower levels upgraded a bit. That morning snack is just enough for what I want.

- marclI5543ZH

Excellent, roomy stay in Yellowknife

We are two professional women who stayed for 4 nights. We greatly enjoyed the spacious apartment we stayed in – with two bedrooms, a large living room, a kitchen, and small but good enough bathroom. The beds and linens were very comfortable. We also had a lovely balcony overlooking the city. It was a heat wave there – 31 degrees all day and all night – and there is no airconditioning, but we were able to stay comfortably warm, and it was never uncomfortably hot. I would definitely want to stay there again – loved having the extra space. The furnishings are a bit old but the place was very spacious and comfortable and most important to me, clean.

- ajb6335

Cheated and Misinformed

I was a recent guest at this hotel and here’s my take on it:

1) The website doesn’t say that it has no air-conditioning. From someone coming from Miami, Florida with a temperature of > 40 degrees C with the heat index factored in, I will never consider a hotel without an A/C. After traveling for almost 20 hours (4000 miles), I was looking forward to cool weather and a cool room. I had a miserable first night. Slept only for 2 hours since hot air was blowing from my electric fan.

2) This hotel also doesn’t have porters or bellboys. The elevators had stopped working after a fire drill on my last day and I was ready to check out. I was willing to take the stairs if a bellboy or a porter can help me with my luggages. I called the Front Desk and was informed that they didn’t have any. My choices were either to wait until the elevators get fixed or bring all my luggages down myself. I asked for the GM and he sent a maintenance guy for help.

3) On the plus side, the comfort king suite has a decent size, has a nice king size bed, and has 2 flat screen TVs. It’s still not the Marriott nor The 4 Seasons, but hey, you’re in Yellowknife. I plan again to visit Yellowknife next year since my sister lives there. It will be definitely on another hotel.

- Cesar R

Second times the charm

This is the second time I’ve stayed here on business and I really like the hotel. Rooms are clean and large. The hotel is close to everything and has some great views from the balcony. Staff was friendly and although I didn’t eat there the food smelled good.

Only thing negative is the lack of air conditioning, but I realize this is the great white north, the summers are very hot and the sun is always up!

Thank you for another good stay.

PS: the picture I attached was taken at 24:00
“Home of the midnight sun”

- Ryan Z