ACCOMMODATION

The 12 IKC Technical Programme will be held at Yellowknife’s two main hotels: the Explorer and the Chateau Nova Hotel which are located adjacent to each other. Conveniently, all rooms in both of the conference venues are available to 12 IKC delegates at preferred rates (see details below).

Alternative accommodation at 12 IKC preferred room rates are also available. Most of the 12 IKC hotels offer free airport shuttle service to and from Yellowknife Airport (YZF). Taxis are also available.

Be sure to book your accommodation as early as possible because August is one of Yellowknife’s high seasons and accommodation is limited (see reasonable cancellation policies below). For your convenience, booking of hotel rooms at 12 IKC preferred rates is open. Booking cut off is between 1 April 2021 and 15 July 2021 (depending on the hotel and subject to availability). For more information please see below. Please note that all room rates are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

Please note that all hotels will require the credit card details to secure your booking but there will be no charge made at the time of booking.  The card will be pre-authorized on the day of check-in . The pre-authorization will be completed upon check-out. If the guest is a no-show or if they cancel after the cancellation period, one night room and tax will be charged to the card.

Technical Programme Venues

Other Accommodation


Chateau Nova Hotel

The Chateau Nova Hotel is one of the two 12 IKC Technical Programme Venues. All rooms are available to 12 IKC delegates at preferred rates. The hotel is a new, full service, conference hotel with great amenities from the fitness center, steam room and sauna to the Quarry Restaurant and Lounge.

Chateau Nova Hotel is located in the Northeast area of downtown and approximately 5 km (about 6 minutes by car) from the Yellowknife Airport.

Address: 4571 48 Street, Yellowknife, NT X1A 0E2

Rooms and Rates

The following 12 IKC preferred rates are available for conference delegates but are subject to availability. All rates are in Canadian dollars and are subject to applicable taxes and fees.

Check-in:       3:00 pm
Check-out:    11:00 am

Room TypePrice per Night
Standard King$199.00 (CAD; approx. 155 USD)
Standard Two Queen$199.00 (CAD; approx. 155 USD)
Executive King Suite$219.00 (CAD; approx. 170 USD)
Executive Apartment Suite$249.00 (CAD; approx. 190 USD)

These rates are available to guests attending 12 IKC three days prior to start date and three days after the end date, subject to availability at time of reservation.

These rates are for single/double occupancy and an additional person may be added at a charge of $20.00 per person and day to a maximum of 4 people per room.

  • On Site Restaurant and Bar
  • Fitness Centre
  • Steam Room and Sauna
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complementary Parking with Plug-ins
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Business Centre
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms
  • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms
  • ATM Machine
  • Vending & Ice Machines
  • Luggage Storage

Booking is now open.
Cutoff date is 15 July 2021.

12 IKC delegates are able to arrange their accommodation online or by calling Chateau Nova directly. When calling the hotel, please advise that you are with the “12IKC” group to receive the special 12 IKC room rates.

Toll free (in North America): 1.866.722.6682
Booking Link:  Click here to book your room
Hotel Direct: 867.766.6682
Reservations Fax: 867.766.6686*

*For reservations by fax, a third-party credit card form is needed.

Please note that all hotels will require the credit card details to secure your booking but there will be no charge made at the time of booking.

Cancellation:
All cancellations must be made 24 hours days prior to the day of arrival. Cancellations and no shows, after this date will be charged 100% first night plus all applicable taxes. This will be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.

Name changes are accepted if made no later than 24 hours prior the day of arrival and should be made directly to the hotel.


The Explorer Hotel

The Explorer Hotel is one of the two 12 IKC Technical Programme Venues. All rooms are available to 12 IKC delegates at preferred rates.

Located on a high outcrop of ground overlooking downtown, the hotel is one of the tallest buildings in Yellowknife. Members of three generations of the Canadian Royal Family— Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Prince Charles, and Prince William and his wife Duchess Catherine— have stayed at the Explorer on their visits to Yellowknife. The Explorer Hotel supports the community of Yellowknife with various initiatives with several nonprofit organizations throughout the Northwest Territory.

The Explorer Hotel in Yellowknife is located approximately 5km – 6 minutes by car – from the airport and just right around the corner of downtown (located northeast of Yellowknife downtown).  The Hotel provides a complimentary airport shuttle.

Address: 4825 49th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2R3

Rooms and Rates

The following 12 IKC preferred rates are available for conference delegates but are subject to availability. All rates are in Canadian dollars and are subject to applicable taxes and fees.

Check-in:       4:00 pm
Check-out:    11:00 am

Explorer Hotel - Room
Room TypePrice per Night
Superior King$199.00 (CAD; approx. 155 USD)
Superior Double Queen$204.00 (CAD; approx. 158 USD)
Deluxe King$209.00 (CAD; approx. 160 USD)
Deluxe Double Queen$220.00 (CAD; approx. 170 USD)

The room rates can be extended to three days before and after the conference program for delegates who wish to extend their stay in Yellowknife (subject to availability).

These rates are for single/double occupancy, and an additional persons per room (3rd or 4th) may be added at a charge of $30.00 per person and day. Children under age of 12 stay for free.

  • Onsite Restaurant and Bar
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business Centre
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Starbucks
  • Polar Bear Exhibits
  • Complimentary Parking
  • 24/7 Room Service
  • Pet Friendly (20$ per Night and provided on request)

Direct Booking is now open. Website Booking will open in January 2020.
Cutoff date is 15 July 2021.

12 IKC delegates are able to arrange their accommodation online, via email or by calling The Explorer Hotel directly. When contacting the hotel, please advise that you are with the “IKC” group to receive the special IKC room rates.

Toll free (in North America): 800.661.0892
Hotel Direct: 867.873.3531
Reservations Fax: 867.873.2789
Reservation Email: [email protected]

Please note that all hotels will require the credit card details to secure your booking but there will be no charge made at the time of booking.

Cancellation:
All cancellations must be made 24 hours days prior to the day of arrival. Cancellations and no shows, after this date will be charged 100% first night plus all applicable taxes. This will be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.

Name changes are accepted if made no later than 24 hours prior the day of arrival and should be made directly to the hotel.


Quality Inn & Suites

The centrally located Quality Inn & Suites hotel in the heart of downtown Yellowknife offers  full-service comfort and hospitality adjacent to Centre Square Mall just moments from top attractions like Old Town and the Ingraham Trail. Thirty rooms are available to 12 IKC delegates at preferred rates.

The Quality Inn & Suites is approximately 5.5 km (about 8 minutes by car) from the Yellowknife Airport.

Distance from Chateau Nova: 600 m or a 7-minute walk
Distance from The Explorer Hotel: 400 m or a 5-minute walk

Address: 5010 49 St, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Rooms and Rates

The following 12 IKC preferred rates are available for conference delegates but are subject to availability. All rates are in Canadian dollars and are subject to applicable taxes and fees.

Check-in:       3:00 pm
Check-out:    11:00 am

Room TypePrice per Night
Standard Room$209 (CAD; approx. 160 USD)

Rates are based on single or double occupancy.

The Hotel has implemented a 2.5% Sustainability Levy to be charged on guest room rates.

When notifying in advance, a storage space for luggage of guest who arrive early or depart after the requested checkout time can be provided.

  • Exercise Room
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Free Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Accessibility for individuals with disabilities
  • Free Coffee
  • Beauty and Barber Shop

Booking will open on 1 October 2019.
Cutoff date is 15 June 2021.

Participants can arrange their accommodation directly with Quality Inn, which will provide confirmation to participants. Please advise that you are with the “12IKC” group when submitting your reservation.

Reservation email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Toll free (in North America): 1.800.661.0580
Hotel Direct: 867.873.2601

Please note that all hotels will require the credit card details to secure your booking but there will be no charge made at the time of booking.

Cancellation:
The cancellation policy is 4:00 PM local hotel time, 48 hours before the date of arrival to avoid a cancellation penalty.


Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham

The Days Inn & Suites Yellowknife hotel is located in the heart of downtown Yellowknife. Twenty five rooms are available to 12 IKC delegates at preferred rates. The non-smoking hotel puts all that Yellowknife has to offer within easy reach, including outdoor activities, scenic trails, and much more. Enjoy free airport shuttle service to and from Yellowknife Airport (YZF) to make travel a breeze. During the warmer months, take advantage of great running trails along Frame Lake or Niven Lake, play golf under the midnight sun, or head to Great Slave Lake for fishing or a sightseeing tour.

The Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham is located approximately 5.5 km (about 8 minutes by car) from the Yellowknife Airport.

Distance from Chateau Nova: 750 m or a 10-minute walk
Distance from The Explorer Hotel: 500 m or a 6-minute walk

Address: 4401 Franklin Ave, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N2

Rooms and Rates

The following 12 IKC preferred rates are available for conference delegates but are subject to availability. All rates are in Canadian dollars and are subject to applicable taxes and fees.

Check-in:       4:00 pm
Check-out:    11:00 am

Room TypePrice per Night
Standard Room$185.00 (CAD; approx. 140 USD)

Rates are based on single or double occupancy.

Additional persons 18 and older may be added at a charge of $20.00 per person and day. Children under the age of 18 stay free with paying adults.

Requests to retain rooms beyond 11:00 am should be directed to the Front Office Manager; a late checkout fee of $30.00 per hour will apply if the guest checks out after 11:00 am and prior to 3:00 pm. Checking out anytime after 3:00 pm will result in a full night’s charge.

An early departure fee will apply if the guest checks out of the hotel prior to the original date of departure.

Luggage may be held at the Front Desk until the time of departure.

Room rates are valid for August 14-21, 2021.

  • On Site Restaurant and Bar
  • Fitness Centre
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complementary Parking with Plug-Ins
  • Satellite TV
  • Business Centre

Booking is now open.
Cutoff date is 1 April 2021.

After the cutoff date, reservations requested by delegates will be accepted based upon availability.

Participants can arrange their accommodation directly with Days Inn & Suites, which will provide confirmation to participants. Please advise that you are with the “12IKC” group when submitting your reservation by email.

Hotel Reservations Email: [email protected]

Please note that all hotels will require the credit card details to secure your booking but there will be no charge made at the time of booking.

Cancellation:
The Days Inn and Suites has a 24-hour Cancellation Policy without penalty. A full-night’s room/tax charge will apply to the credit card on file for cancellation after 3:00 pm on day prior to arrival. This fee will be applied to the credit card on file or directed billed, if applicable.


Capital Suites Yellowknife

Capital Suites Yellowknife is an eco-friendly hotel offering air-conditioned rooms and suites (including a kitchen). Fifteen rooms are available to 12 IKC delegates at preferred rates. Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness centre, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access, a round-trip airport shuttle and tour or ticket assistance.

Capital Suites is located close to businesses and scenic walking trails in the downtown area of Yellowknife and is approximately 6 km (about 10 minutes by car) from the Yellowknife Airport.

Distance from Chateau Nova: 1.2 km or a 15-minute walk 
Distance from The Explorer Hotel: 1.0 km or a 12-minute walk

Address: 5603 Franklin Ave, Yellowknife, NT X1A 1E8

Captial Suites Exterior

Rooms and Rates

The following 12 IKC preferred rates are available for conference delegates but are subject to availability. All rates are in Canadian dollars and are subject to applicable taxes and fees.

Check-in:       4:00 pm
Check-out:    11:00 am

Capital Suites Yellowknife Standard Room
Room TypePrice per Night
Standard Room$174.00 (CAD; approx. 130 USD)
One Bedroom Suite$209.00 (CAD; approx. 158 USD)

Rates are based on single or double occupancy.

These rates are available to guests attending 12 IKC three days prior to start date and three days after the end date, subject to availability at time of reservation. 

  • 24-hour Front Desk
  • Fitness Centre
  • On Site Market
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms
  • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Business Services
  • Tours / ticket assistance

Booking is open now.  
Cutoff date is 15 July 2021.

12IKC delegates can arrange their accommodation directly with Capital Suites Yellowknife, which will provide confirmation to participants. Please advise that you are with the “12IKC” group when submitting your reservation by phone or email.

Toll free (in North America): 1.877.669.9444
Hotel Direct: 867.669.6400
Reservations Fax: 867.669.6456
Reservation Email: [email protected]

Please note that all hotels will require the credit card details to secure your booking but there will be no charge made at the time of booking.

Cancellation: 
All cancellations must be made 24 hours days prior to the day of arrival. Cancellations and no shows, after this date will be charged 100% first night plus all applicable taxes. This will be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.

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