Good sized rooms, spotlessly clean, free internet (but slow), flat screen TV with cable and huge helpings of basic but tasty food. Luxury it isn't - but what do you expect in the Arctic Circle? I was pleasantly surprised by the standard of accommodation offered at the Sauniq, a fairly new, prefabricated, single storey building centrally located, close to the Coop and a 5 minute walk from the airport (but everything is 5 minutes from the airport in Pond Inlet). The meals are served at set times in the canteen and overseen by the friendly and attentive chef Brendon. I found the hotel staff some of the most friendly and helpful I have met anywhere in the World - Brendon and Gary went out of their way to make my stay an absolute pleasure. Well done guys.
Pond Inlet is a friendly and welcoming community but best visited when covered in snow and ice when it is probably a little more picturesque. I thoroughly recommend the Sauniq.