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Double bed nestled under vaulted ceiling with small twin bed in ladder accessible loft. Shared common areas and delicious breakfast at Blue Raven B&B over-looking Great Slave Lake in Old Town near restaurants and shops and public transit.
This is one of three available rooms at the licensed Blue Rave B&B. The other rooms are Aurora Mountain and Aurora Caribou.

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For great dark-sky aurora viewing or the phenomenal midnight sun of summer come to the Blue Raven Bed & Breakfast, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada . It's a beautiful home perched atop Old Town's Latham Island overlooking Great Slave Lake. Relax by the fireplace or out on our sunny deck depending on the season. Enjoy our pleasant home-stay style B&B with casual friendly atmosphere and get to know a bit of the North through us.

Located in charming Old Town area near
hiking and biking trails. Just a minute from the
lakeshore’s public park . Ten minutes walk
from northern style restaurants, intriguing gift
shops, boat & air charters and playground.

Yellowknife is one of the best places on the planet and definitely the best place in Canada to see Nature's spectacular phenomena called the "Aurora Borealis / Northern Lights". It occurs all winter long, from mid-December to mid-April and again during the warmer fall season from mid-August to mid-October. Also see the exciting polar phenomena known as the "Midnight Sun", with continuous daylight throughout the summer - May, June and July.

Experience winter's breath-taking aurora viewing
directly form the house + neighbourhood. Join us for warm summers with the long slow sunsets of the midnight sun. Depending on the season you
can x-country ski, skate, snowshoe, hike, bike,
swim, canoe, kayak or fish! See Overlander for rentals. Supplemental winter clothing can be provided with advance notice.

We find that folks often prefer to stay at our
B&B whether it be for business or holidays.
Not only is the price right, but the
atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. It’s a great
way to really meet the north - with people who
have lived here for over 30 years! We have the
pleasure of being in the hospitality business for
20 years . We welcome you and hope you will
feel comfortable and at home.


Highlights:
• 5-Minute Drive & 40 min walk to city center
• on local bus route every 1/2 hour -$2.50
• three guest rooms with 2 shared bathrooms
• 10 min from restaurants + shops
• $25 airport taxi
• open year round
• small appliance Kitchen - micro, mini, kettle
• satisfying full breakfast
• common living & dining room
• northern library of books, videos + wifi
• smoke-free environment

Breakfast:
For your breakfast pleasure we offer a satisfying repast consisting of a selection of cereals, toast, fruit, coffee, tea, and juice. Also served is the hostʼs special of omelets or french toast or other tasty morsels. If you have any special dietary considerations we will certainly try to accommodate you. Also available on request is a
continental self-serve for the those needing breakfast before 7am OR a picnic breakfast to take with you on that very early morning flight! . Guests have use of a mini fridge, microwave, toaster + kettle.

Northern Lights/ Aurora Watch:

Book a tour online with NorthStar, Yellowknife Outdoor, B Dene Adventures + others. Tours tend to take guests out of town and guide them them for the peek aurora times. However it is still possible to see the aurora before and after the tour times. 

Otherwise: Check (URL HIDDEN) to see aurora + weather forecasts . The nightly aurora re-play can give you a good idea of what you might expect. You need both good aurora + weather to see the aurora

It needs to be clear and dark to see aurora. October, November, December are often the cloudy months in Yellowknife .
Summer is not aurora time as there are  24 hours of daylight.
You need to have some clear sky as aurora is above the clouds
Aurora season is best from August to mid October
And again from mid-December to mid-April

Aurora is an unpredictable, natural phenomena. It can last one minute or a few hours - It can be very faint or quite bright. Be prepared to stay up all night + sleep much of the day
You will be on the night shift ! Our special aurora breakfast is at 11am for your sleeping convenience. The longest night is Dec 21 during winter equinox - 6pm- 7am. Whereas the shortest nights in April + August are about 9pm- 5am  

You are advised to look out the windows of the house every 10 minutes. Better yet, take walks outside around the neighbourhood then come back + warm up. It is better to walk and stay warmer than to stand still for too long and get cold. Bring your warmest gear - long underwear, woolen or feather down clothing. Sometimes we can provide some warmer clothing for a very minimal fee - Parka, pants, boots, mitts, hat, neck warmer

Some of the literature states that the full-moon is not a good time to see aurora. But then there are other people who disagree with this - thats me ! Online you will see good photos of aurora with the full moon in the picture. The aurora is usually not quite as colourful as the photos you see. Photos are more sensitive to colour than the human eye and can be enhanced

Just an example of how difficult it might be to see aurora:
 Once a guy came for 5 nights and every night was completely cloudy. Except for 15 minutes the final night when the clouds opened up and luckily there was aurora in the sky at that time
He was watching all night long  so his diligence paid off !
So good luck to you.

房客使用权限

客人有前门的钥匙。他们有自己的私人房间和一个共用的客人浴室。与主人分享,客人可以使用厨房中的小家电,并在客厅和餐厅区放松身心。
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Guests have the key to the front door. They have their own private room and a shared guest bathroom. Shared with the hosts, the guests can use the small appliances in the kitchen and relax in the living room and dining room areas.

与房客的互动

你是我们的客人,所以我们欢迎你到达时,在早餐时间和白天的不同时间见到你。你有一个关键的房子,可以随便你去。我们给你一个“地图之旅”的耶洛奈夫,并建议活动,如果你愿意。
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You are a guest in our house so we welcome you when you arrive and see you at breakfast time and at various times during the day. You have a key to the house and can come and go as you wish. We give you a 'map tour' of Yellowknife and suggest activities if you so desire.

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Northern Lights/ Aurora Watch:

Book a tour online with NorthStar, Yellowknife Outdoor, B Dene Adventures + others. Tours tend to take guests out of town and guide them them for the peek aurora times. However it is still possible to see the aurora before and after the tour times.

Otherwise: Check (URL HIDDEN) to see aurora + weather forecasts . The nightly aurora re-play can give you a good idea of what you might expect. You need both good aurora + clear weather to see the aurora.

It needs to be clear and dark to see aurora. October, November, December are often the cloudy months in Yellowknife. Summer is not aurora time as there are 24 hours of daylight. You need to have some clear sky as aurora is above the clouds
Aurora season is best from August to mid October
And again from mid-December to mid-April.

Aurora is an unpredictable, natural phenomena. It can last one minute or a few hours - It can be very faint or quite bright. Be prepared to stay up all night + sleep into the day, maybe taking nap in the late afternoon. Another approach is to have one of you be the 'night watchman' for a few hours and then trade with someone else for the next few hours. If you take turns and everyone is has warm clothes ready to go at a moments notice you will have a better chance to see aurora and to get some sleep! When considering how hard to look for aurora, the question to ask yourself is how disappointed with you be if you don't see the aurora before departure?

Its like being on the 'night shift' looking for aurora all night long! Our special aurora breakfast is at 11am for your sleeping convenience. The longest night is Dec 21 during winter equinox - 6pm- 7am. Whereas the shortest nights in April + August are about 9pm- 5am.

You are advised to look out the windows of the house every 10 minutes. Better yet, take half hour walks outside around the neighbourhood then come back + warm up at the house. It is better to walk and stay warmer than to stand still for too long and get cold. Bring your warmest gear - long underwear, woolen or feather down clothing. Sometimes we can provide some warmer clothing if we have your size for a very minimal fee - parka, pants, boots, mitts, hat, neck warmer. No guarenty, tho we can usually help.

Some of the literature states that the full-moon is not a good time to see aurora. But then there are others like me who disagree with this !Online you will see good photos of aurora with the full moon in the picture. The aurora is usually not quite as colourful as the photos you see. Photos are more sensitive to colour than the human eye and can be enhanced.

Just an example of how difficult it might be to see aurora:
Once a guy came for 5 nights and every night was completely cloudy. Except for 15 minutes the final night when the clouds opened up and luckily there was aurora in the sky at that time. He was watching all night long so his diligence paid off !
So good luck to you.


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Respect for others . General friendliness. No smoking. Limited water ( 5 minute showers) and wifi use ( no streaming movies or music). Make sure front door is locked. Go in and out of the house all night to see aurora but just be very quiet ( tiptoe, whisper, don't slam doors) . It seems to work well and we enjoy each other's company.


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James的用户个人资料
2016年3月
Our time with Tessa and Mike was delightful. The room was cozy and comfortable and is good for a couple or a couple with a child. It was very cold while we were there and the place was always kept warm and toasty! Tessa's breakfasts were always timely and delicious! She even accommodated my vegetarian diet! Without even asking! The way I see it is that Tessa and Mike are like your cool cousins from Canada (or cool aunt and uncle.) They know the lake, the town, the places and have all the good tips for aurora hunting! They even have a lodge if you really want to go off grid! We spent five nights at the Blue Raven and will spend five more if we find our way back to Yellowknife! Remember, travelling isn't always just about the place, it's about the people.

Diana的用户个人资料
2013年10月
I really enjoyed my stay at the B&B. It's in a quiet area, a little way from downtown but the walk is lovely. And it is indeed possible to view the aurora from the house (nature permitting). I was lucky enough to see it from the deck and through the bathroom window!

Hanna的用户个人资料
2013年7月
I had a very enjoyable stay with Tessa at The Blue Raven B&B. She responded quickly to my inquiries and made me feel very welcome. She also knew about many activities in town and helped me navigate an unfamiliar place. I would absolutely stay with Tessa again.

Karen的用户个人资料
2013年6月
After my stay in Yellowknife at Tessa's amazing place, YK has become my favorite town in Canada! Tessa really went above and beyond. I was there during the Aboriginal Day/Summer Soltice holiday so we joined in the Dene and Metis festivities as well as got to experience so many outdoor activities with hours of daylight! The best part though, was hanging out with Tessa and her interesting guests on her beautiful deck. I didn't want to leave!

Justin的用户个人资料
2013年1月
An ideal location to stay in Yellowknife! Close enough to walk to town, while also away from most light pollution for a good view of night sky & aurora. Hostess, Tessa, is friendly, knowledgeable, and a great cook ... she serves a hearty delicious breakfast (after late night aurora viewing, served conveniently at 11am). Small bedroom/beds & shared bathroom, and a shared spacious comfy living room with a wall of windows and cozy fire in fireplace. Even with taxi transfers from airport ($21/ride), probably the best value in Yellowknife, and a delightful unique local experience(URL HIDDEN)

Ju Hee的用户个人资料
2017年9月
새벽 4:30 분에 공항에 가야했는데, 캡을 불렀는데 바로 위치를 알 정도로 유명한 BnB 입니다. 올드타운에서 숙박하신다면 Tessa 의 집이 정말 편해요. 유명한 음식점, 명소가 도보 5~15분에 다 있어요. Tessa 는 포토그래퍼예요, 집 거실에 그녀가 찍은 사진으로 출판된 책들이 있답니다. 처음 집에 오면 올드타운에 대해서 상세히 알려줄거예요. 친절한 호스트예요

Jeon的用户个人资料
2017年9月
It's the best place to see Aurora. Especially, I can not forget the aurora which I saw in front of B B&B. Tessa was also very kind.

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Friendly + creative. Freelance photographer. Mend and fix everything. Listen to Cesaria Evora. Eat sushi. Enjoy nature walks and canoeing.

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