Mackenzie Hotel

185 Mackenzie Rd, Inuvik, Northwest Territories, X0E 0T0, Canada | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $278.00
 

Travel Blogs from Inuvik

Spectacular Friends, Spectacular Skies

A travel blog entry by karinakr

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... I was in absolute awe!

Spectacular Skies

Arctic weather is ironically the most spectacular weather I've ever experienced. Daytime skies are constantly a picturesque blue followed by magical and the playfully mischievous Aurora Borealis, Northern Lights at night. Standing beneath them as they sway to the silent beat of the sky and melt from green to yellow and hints of purple leaves you fascinated and somewhat hypnotized. Sadly for my 'old soul' the ...

Skidoo Rally, Muskrat Jamboree, Snowshoe Afternoon

A travel blog entry by karinakr

92

... startling moments happened in the presence of Nathalie, a journalist from BC who I've befriended; our introduction takes the cake, thanks to a moment of deliriousness. Cat had accidentally introduced her as Natasha, and was quickly corrected by Nathalie herself saying "Cat, you've known me for 4 years, my name is Nathalie, NOT Natasha." Since that night, I've saved her as Nathalie not Natasha in my phone and will always remember her that way.
She ...

4 months into Arctic Living and Festivities

A travel blog entry by karinakr

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... park ways are covered in ice the majority of the year, kids enjoy the 'perfect American movie like' hockey rink right outside their front door. Gliding down the street and seeing such a sight makes me feel like I'm walking through book pages, dreaming of what an ideal life looks like to an outsider. The thought of raising a family in this wilderness has definitely crossed my mind, a worrisome thought given that I have so many other places I want to live in and experience.


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I have a home!

A travel blog entry by karinakr

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... br>
Having never before lived in a town of 3500 people where structures are not as advanced, I adapted to the radiant heating system quickly. I moved in prior to our furniture arriving and hence slept on the floor, cushioned with all of my bedding. Despite that the night was still freezing and required a sweater and pants on standby at arms reach. Uncomfortable as it may seem, it was humorous. With this radiant system, controlled by the thermostat in the ...

Snowmobiling on the Ice Road, Vroom Vroom!

A travel blog entry by karinakr

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... that reached out creating an archway. It reminded me of the classic russian story of "The Ice Queen" and how I imagined her world to be. The sun's orange glows rose behind us as the eastern trail led us to Beer Hill, a 'hill' (by whose standards?). I'm unable to describe the striking beauty of the wide stretched glistening open ice land in the distance as the sun revealed its colours. An image really is worth a thousand words - none of which come to mind as the beauty ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located on 185 Mackenzie Rd, Inuvik, is near Igloo Church.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsMackenzie Hotel Inuvik

    Reviewed by loviesquared

    Great place in the Arctic

    Reviewed Aug 27, 2012
    by (10 reviews) Seattle , United States Flag of United States

    We were pleased with the hotel. The place was clean, wifi, small frig, coffee maker and microwave in the room. We were comfortable. Very nice people in the lounge and restaurant. Best place to stay in Inuvik.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Mackenzie Hotel Inuvik

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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