Bed & Breakfast Houseboat Rental on Yellowknife Bay in Northwest Territories

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (Canada) view map
1 unit
2 guest capacity
1 night minimum stay

Description of Glamping Units

This bed and breakfast houseboat rental can accommodate two guests and provides guests with plenty of privacy and space on the tranquil Yellowknife Bay in Northwest Territories, Canada. Guests will find the unique rental fully furnished with all the necessities for a calming escape on clear waters.

In the bedroom, guests will find a queen-size bed with Arctic wold and muskox furs decorating the walls. Linens and towels are provided. The bedroom looks out into the common area where the fully equipped shared kitchen and dining area is located. Outside, there is an upper deck—with seating and outdoor furniture—that guests are allowed to use, as well as a barbecue.

Breakfast is included in the daily rate. Read More

Accommodation Amenities

  • BBQ/Grill
  • Dining table
  • Electricity
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Linens provided
  • Queen bed
  • Running water
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • Toiletries
  • Towels provided
  • Wi-Fi
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Breakfast is provided, but guests are welcome to use the kitchen for light meals. The barbecue is also open for guests to use.

Other amenities available to guests at this glamping site include Wi-Fi, basic toiletries, heating, and a laptop-friendly workspace. There is also a lovely upper deck for enjoying the local natural scenery both during the day and at night!

In summer months, guests are provided with a canoe to get to and from the houseboat, or they can be ferried over with the host's powerboat in poor weather conditions. If guests chose to alternatively spend the winter aboard the rental, they can drive right up and park beside the host's car on well over a meter of ice.

The aforementioned canoes, as well as kayaks, are available for guests to use at their leisure throughout their stay, too.

  • 24 hour management
  • BBQ grill
  • Deck or balcony
  • Dining room
  • Email/Fax service
  • Lounge
  • Patio furniture
  • Restaurant
  • Shared kitchen
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  • Adults only
  • Couples
  • Family-friendly
  • Honeymoons
  • No pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • Additional Information

    This accommodation is not suitable for children under the age of 12. No smoking is allowed nor pets.

    The host lives on the same houseboat as the accommodation, and the upstairs room is the owner's domain, therefore guests are not allowed in there. In addition, since the host lives on site, she is always available to answer questions and help guests out. Read More

    Location + Surroundings

    Located on the clear, pristine waters of Great Slave Lake in Canada, this bed and breakfast houseboat rental offers guests a one-of-a-kind experience. The rental is surrounded by water on all sides, with perfect views of the houseboat community. Since the houseboat is docked in Yellowknife Bay, guests can spend their days exploring Yellowknife itself and visit some of the attractions it has to offer—such as the Prince of Wales Heritage Centre and the Northern Arts Cultural Centre. The Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada is just a short distance from the bay and invites guests for an array of activities Glampers are invited to make full use of their trip by driving up a few days early and exploring the major cities, like Vancouver, too! Read More

    Cancellation policy

    • If the guest cancels at least 7 days prior to check in: The guest will receive a full refund.
    • If the guest cancels within 7 days of check in: The guest will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay.
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    • Biking
    • Bird watching
    • Boating
    • Bowling
    • Canoeing
    • City tours
    • Climbing
    • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars
    • Cycling
    • Dining
    • Entertainment
    • Fishing
    • Helicopter flight
    • Hiking
    • Karaoke
    • Kayaking
    • Movie theater
    • Museums
    • Music festivals
    • Photography
    • Rafting
    • Sailing
    • Shopping
    • Sightseeing
    • Skiing
    • Snorkeling
    • Snowboarding
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Volleyball
    • Walking
    • Water sports
    • Winter sports
    • Yoga

    This houseboat rental is docked in a vibrant community with plenty of activities and excursions available for guests to spend their days chilling on the beaches, dining in fine restaurants, and enjoying different types of visual cultures such as museums, art galleries, and movie theaters.

    The nearby area lends itself to exploring with guests being able to enjoy hikes, biking trips, and endless trails. Guests are provided with a canoe at the floating home so they can paddle around the waters. There is a nearby beach where glampers can either lounge on towels or beach chairs on the sand or dive into the waters and swim around.

    There are many adventure tours offered in the summer, including; fishing tours, sailing, water skiing, hiking, and camping. Guests who alternatively chose to spend their winters at these unique houseboats, they can enjoy dog-sledding, cross-country skiing, kite-skiing, or jet-skiing.

    Last but not least, this is an ideal location for catching a prime view of the infamous Northern Lights. Take advantage of the aforementioned deck, and enjoy watching the Northern Lights dance overhead—made even better due to the fact that there is not an ounce of light pollution around.

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