Welcome to the Yellowknife Inn

Experience Northern Hospitality at its best at the historic Yellowknife Inn. Our centrally located hotel in the heart of downtown Yellowknife ensures a relaxing and affordable stay where holiday travelers and business guests will feel completely at home. Enjoy full-service comfort and hospitality adjacent to Centre Square Mall and just moments from top attractions like Old Town, Aurora Village and the Ingraham Trail. For business guests, we offer convenience to the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, the Department of Health and Social Services and Aurora College.

Step from the Yellowknife Airport (YZF) terminal onto our free airport shuttle and be checked into your room within minutes. Indulge in one of 129 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bedding and linens and flat screen televisions with cable channels. Savor a meal at our casual L'atitudes Restaurant. Catch up on work or socialize with friends in our bright, contemporary lobby.

For work or play, visit the Yellowknife Inn and discover how well we take care of you.

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Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Museum


The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre Museum highlights centuries of Aboriginal history with hands-on displays demonstrating 250 years of fur trading, exploration and mining in Canada’s north ‑ bringing the past to life in breathtaking fashion.

Northern Frontiers Visitors Centre


The friendly, welcoming staff at the Northern Frontier Visitors' Centre is always available to answer questions about Yellowknife and make recommendations on the best things to see and do, many of which are just steps from the Yellowknife Inn. 

Legislative Assembly


Showcasing innovative architecture and a fine lakeside setting surrounded by spruce and jack pine trees, the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly building is one of the newest and most unique in Canada. Free guided tours are available from Monday to Friday, and self-guided audio tours are available during regular Legislative Assembly building hours. You might even catch the lawmakers in action in this unique circular chamber for a lesson in consensus government.

Wildcat Café & Old Town


Old Town has a charm all its own. Great eating, quaint ambiance, water views and historic buildings combine with bush planes on floats or skis to take you back to the early days of the city and of northern flying. The lovingly preserved Wildcat Café is one of Yellowknife’s original buildings. It's now an atmospheric eatery overlooking Back Bay, and a "must see" stop for great photos and great food during the summer months.

Ingraham Trail


Starting in Yellowknife and stretching east to Tibbitt Lake, the trail winds its way past several lakes, campgrounds, picnic sites and boat launches. Along the way, you’ll enjoy scenic vistas of lakes, forest and ancient Precambrian rock. Launch your boat, cast a line for trout and pike, explore hiking trails, camp, swim, bird watch or just enjoy a picnic on the shore. 

Cameron River Waterfall


This 1.2-kilometre trail is a favorite route for hiking, picnicking and sightseeing. Enjoy a moderate hike with some elevation over rocks before arriving at a 17-metre waterfall, river and canyon with benches, a suspension bridge and several more trails.

Aurora Viewing – From September to April


During the summer, the sky over Yellowknife Bay is as wide and blue as a prairie sky. Fall and winter offer different perspectives, a midnight blue sky is filled with stars and the aurora, or the dancing northern lights are nothing short of spectacular.

Frame Lake Walking Trail


Leave the rush and bustle of our vibrant city behind for a few hours and take to the trails. Skirting a picturesque little lake, the Frame Lake walking and biking trail offers scenic views of the lake and the city at every turn.

Diavik Diamond Display

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Featured in the main lobby of the downtown offices of Diavik Diamond Mines, view a series of displays highlighting the search for diamonds and the development of a diamond mine in the treeless tundra far to the north of the city.

Bush Pilot’s Monument

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Don't miss the Pilots' Monument, at the top of "the Rock" - the highest point in the Old Town.  This high vantage point offers a 360-degree view of the city, nearby islands, and the Great Slave Lake.

Yellowknife Cultural Crossroads

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Tracings of human hands from many cultural groups, a traditional drum and a raven are etched into a rock face. The bronze sculpture, designed by three aboriginal artists, celebrates the power of working together.

The Yellowknife Golf Course

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Extending across a scenic rock and sand landscape, the 18-hole Yellowknife golf course features a pro shop, club and cart rentals, driving range and a welcoming clubhouse with food and bar service. Visitors are welcome. It’s the location each year for a number of  tournaments, the most famous of which is the Canadian North Midnight Classic, played each June 21st weekend, on the longest days of the year.

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The Yellowknife Inn


5010 49 St Yellowknife,
NT X1A 3R7, Canada

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