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The Westminster Hotel

975 Third Avenue, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 867-993-6029
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Not the pits

Didn't stay at the hotel but the Pit, a little dive bar, was recommended to us by our car rental... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Chicago, Illinois
The pub is very popular

Didn't stay here, but noticed how many people were using the pub. It was noisy in the daytime on... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Janice L
Richmond, Canada
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20 Jul 2017
“Not the pits”
25 Sep 2016
“The pub is very popular”
975 Third Avenue, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 867-993-6029

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Didn't stay at the hotel but the Pit, a little dive bar, was recommended to us by our car rental manager back in Whitehorse. Just for a quick drink, he told us, and don't forget to try to roll a penny down the center of...More

Thank toadsoup
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Didn't stay here, but noticed how many people were using the pub. It was noisy in the daytime on the street outside. Glad we didn't book there!

Thank Janice L
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Pit is the local hangout in the Klondike - if you are looking for some local color where everyone lets their hair down this is the place. Had a local cancer fundraiser going on the night we went there and the locals were happy...More

Thank prodaddy2013
Reviewed 11 August 2016

WOW!! someone told us if you want to get a taste of the Yukon go to the Westminster, we did and we weren't disappointed, the bartender Kathleen was so friendly we felt right at home, shared a lot of local stories, introduced us to some...More

Thank H3383SJjohnv
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Clearly a local establishment. Meet some locals and have a cold beer. Known as the "Pit" locally, you'll soon see why. Not to be concerned, it is a fun local place to go

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I'd heard of "The Pit" for years and my first visit was everything I'd hoped for. The bartender was friendly, the live band was keeping the crowd happy and dancing, and the ambiance was uniquely Yukon!

Thank AugerOfNOTL
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We arrived in Dawson City when no much was open. Being that there wasn't much else to do, we went to "The Pit" for a few drinks. Such a unique old bar, great service, and lots of locals to talk to. We had an absolute...More

Thank 59sunseeker
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

We had a great night of drinking here for my 30th birthday! We met some of the locals and one even bought us a bottle of champagne!! We stayed in the hotel too, very old and creaky, but nice enough for us. Just watch your...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 5 October 2015

The locals make this an interesting drinking hole. Locally known as the pit it is apparently under threat unless it stays open every day of the year. The interior is a fascinating reminder of the past with tin tiles on the walls and ceiling and...More

Thank grizzle60
Reviewed 4 October 2015

If you're looking for the local hangout you've found it! This is where you'll see the real Yukon. The piano player (Friday afternoon Happy Hour) was a real treat. We heard the bar opens at 900 am but never got there early enough to find...More

Thank canmorebackpacker
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