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1057 3rd Avenue, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0 Canada
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#4 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Dawson City
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Dawson Lodge: A boutique hotel in the heart of Dawson City, home of the Klondike Goldrush, Canada's first bank and first casino. Dawson City is a town full of history, intrigue and modern-day excitement. The hotel has been newly renovated for the 2020 spring season and boasts low energy and environmentally friendly technologies, keyless entry systems, modern design blended with Goldrush era charm and most importantly a comfortable place to rest.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Kids stay free
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Facial treatments
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
Street parking
Wifi
Complimentary tea
Full body massage
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Blackout curtains
Air purifier
Coffee / tea maker
Refrigerator
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Jacknclare8289 wrote a review Jun. 2022
Maui, Hawaii242 contributions38 helpful votes
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What an amazing place to stay for two nights!! This modern refurbished lodge accommodation is extremely comfortable and well appointed. You get emailed a keypad entry code to the front/back door and then your individual room. The queen size bed was one of the most comfortable I’ve ever slept in and the lines were soft and clean. Modern rainfall shower and bath, great satellite TV, a mini fridge, Keurig machine and coffee pods (and tea bags) and snacks left to enjoy! The room is cozy but very comfortable and quiet. It’s located in the heart of Dawson City which was perfect. If you’re travelling on motorbikes as we were, this is a great place to stay.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Michael Ellis, Owner at Dawson Lodge
Responded Jun. 14, 2022
Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, hopefully people find it helpful and enjoy their stay as much as you did. And as for the bed… we worked long and hard and slept in many mattresses to find the right one… we’re very happy it paid off.
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LiveWyers wrote a review May 2022
Whitehorse, Canada38 contributions3 helpful votes
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Fantastic, well situated guest house with lots of extras. Check-in & out was easy. Close to restaurants, entertainment, trails. Next stay I’ll have to book a spa treatment. You can hear other guests coming & going but they were respectful.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Michael Ellis, Owner at Dawson Lodge
Responded Jun. 4, 2022
We’re so pleased you had a great stay with us! We can’t wait to see you again and help to pamper you a little more. Safe travels.
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Sightseer446670 wrote a review May 2022
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First time staying in this lodge, and will definitely stay again. Pros: clean, comfertable, fantastic service from team, about the best location you can get! The bed was really comfortable, window that opens, everything is pretty new. Lots of little touches that add so much! Cons: I don't really have any. Overall, it was a great stay and is a solid option for accommodation in this cool town.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Michael Ellis, Owner at Dawson Lodge
Responded May 24, 2022
A comfortable bed is one of the most basic necessities in a place you plan to spend the night. We worked long and hard to find a mattress that we thought was worthy of resting our tired bodies on… we’re pleased you agree that it’s a comfy one!
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Sebastian Deveau wrote a review Apr. 2022
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Cozy, comfortable, great service. Vegan products and a compost bin in the room was very refreshing to see! The check-in process is very convenient. Staff were quick to get back to me when I had a question about the room and they were very helpful.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Michael Ellis, Owner at Dawson Lodge
Responded May 24, 2022
We always try to be available for quick responses, sometimes we’re not as quick as we’d like, but that’s because we’re out hiking the trails we tell all our guests about! It’s important to us that we promote the values we care about, so having things like compost and supplying only vegan products are ways in which we can show this. We’re so pleased you appreciated this.
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FarFlungStarling wrote a review Oct. 2021
Qualicum Beach, Canada1014 contributions303 helpful votes
This is a 10-room privately owned hotel with differences that made this a unique experience on a number of levels. The rooms are very small and furnished in a modern, minimalist style with Queen bed, night tables, lamps, satellite TV and a console with mini fridge and coffee maker. There are hooks to hang a few items but no storage making the Dawson Lodge more suitable to short term accommodation. There is no view (as the rooms look out onto an alley) but the Dawson Lodge is located centrally, within walking distance of the waterfront, restaurants and shopping. What made our stay here memorable were some unique and small things: contactless self check in by key code, with no lobby or paperwork and it was smooth and effortless. Loved it! Easy connection to reliable wifi, a Keurig with compostable pods (and a separate bin for organic waste) tea bags vegan snacks and almond milk on request. The room and adjoining bathroom were scrupulously clean and the linens, towels and bath products provided were of good quality. Staff were available by text and requests were answered promptly and courteously. We came back one day to the gift of a locally made lavender pillow. Who does that in the big chain hotels? This is a thoughtfully and conscientiously run hotel with a commitment to being a green and sustainable business. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Michael Ellis, Owner at Dawson Lodge
Responded Oct. 8, 2021
Thanks for that awesome review. It made our hearts happy. We try to make up for the things we can’t control (like our location when it comes to room views) with things we can control like our cleanliness and consideration for both our guests and our environment. We hope to always live up this accolade!
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Art Birss wrote a review Sep. 2020
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I am 74 years old and came up with my partner from Whitehorse to visit my daughter. She booked us here as a treat and what a treat it was. I could not believe the comfort of these beds, it was the best sleep I have ever had in a hotel. The pillows were unbelievable that I actually looked to buy some. The location of the hotel is right downtown of Dawson City, close and walking distance for anything that you may need. I was worried about the electronic sign in, since I am not into my smart phone very much, but I was so surprised at how easy it all was. I received text messaged with how to get into the hotel and how to check out. Lee and Mike were very communicative and helpful. I absolutely will stay here again, as I come up often to visit my daughter.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Response from Michael Ellis, Owner at Dawson Lodge
Responded Sep. 15, 2020
This is such a kind review, thank you. We're glad we got things right for your stay. We know that for some people who aren't so comfortable with technology, the self check-in and lack of front desk can be a little daunting. We try to make sure we are there for you remotely if you need anything. We're also thrilled you had a good night sleep, we love our mattresses (Logan and Cove if you're interested) so much that everyone in the team has one! We can't wait to see you again next time you're in town.
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Tiphaine K wrote a review Sep. 2020
Sydney, Australia6 contributions1 helpful vote
We did not expect much, but our stay at Dawson lodge was great ! the room was very clean and comfortable, the staff extremely friendly and the self-check in was very easy. I would definitely stay there again
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Response from Michael Ellis, Owner at Dawson Lodge
Responded Sep. 15, 2020
We’re always so happy when we exceed guest expectations. We know we have more work to do, this building is a labour of love and the upkeep never ends. But we’re glad that even though we aren’t perfect (and let’s face it what is truly perfect), we always strive to be better than yesterday! Thanks for your endorsement of our self check in process, comfort, cleanliness and happy team members. We hope to see you again someday!
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Sage R wrote a review Jun. 2020
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This is an excellent, super clean, super nice hotel to stay at. They have great rates, easy self open/lock door entry, and go the extra mile to make sure ..you ..have an excellent stay..The rooms are really modern, with nice new bedding and big fluffy pillows, extra ones too in the closet. There is a tv, coffee maker with special coffee pods, tea and tea kettle, bar fridge, nice counter and comfy stoolfor computer work. Shower/tub with rainwater shower head..yes!!!..nice shampoo and conditioner installed, and even eco sorting of the garbage...so you can help keep Dawson City as beautiful as it is...It takes 3 min walk to all the shops and delights of the town. If you have not been to Dawson City Yukon...This is the place to stay and Dawson is the Gold Nugget of the Yukon...
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: They are all good, but rooms 5, 6,7 are great as they are not near the entrance
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Response from Michael E, Dogsbody at Dawson Lodge
Responded Jun. 16, 2020
We definitely don't pretend to be the Ritz Carlton but what we do we hope we do well and we try to make sure that our guests don't feel like just a number. Every time we clean a rom it's like getting it ready for a family member to stay (the ones you like at least). We're so pleased you had a good experience with us.
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Magna N wrote a review Jun. 2020
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These guys are amazing, the place is Sooooo comfy and convenient. One of the best stays in Dawson City. Also they allow pets!! Close to all amenities and at a great price. I will be staying there when ever I’m in town. - a lot of storage space in the rooms, I was able to unload my truck. - self check in, which is great for late arrivals - location is brilliant, in the middle of everything - very accommodating owners, with a small town vibe - stylish, updated and modern room - has cute finishing touches, that you don’t get else where = cookies and milk, gummy candies, and recycling program. - bed is super comfortable - I liked the location, it was quite as well as I could walk with in a block to all my favourite restaurants. Will go back again :)
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Date of stay: April 2020
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Its all I could ask for during my time in Dawson
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Response from Michael E, Dogsbody at Dawson Lodge
Responded Jun. 16, 2020
You've probably listed most of the things we are proud of with our little place. We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay and can't wait to see you again.
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Andrew wrote a review May 2020
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Great location, really pleasant and clean rooms, but the thing that makes this such a good place to stay are the staff. Mike and Lee are incredibly helpful and generous with their time and advice. All the food, all the entertainment venues are right there! The bed is the most comfortable I’ve ever experienced and I would straight up sell my soul for the coffee they provide. Despite sending me all the required information via text I locked myself out because I’m an idiot and they had me back in there within two minutes without making fun of me! What a gem
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Michael E, Dogsbody at Dawson Lodge
Responded Jun. 16, 2020
6 stars... wow, thank you so much for your praise. We know we can't be there to meet every guest and spend time with them (no front desk and we all have a bunch of other jobs) but we try to make sure we're available. Especially when guests do the things that make them feel like idiots... rest assured we've done those things too and we hope we've made things easier than some of our own experiences as hotel guests in the past. A comfy bed and great coffee were two really important things for us when we were designing this place, I'm pleased you appreciated them as much as we do (we have the same bed at home and we drink the same coffee - we stand by our choices).
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US$113 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dawson Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Dawson Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall (0.1 km), Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre (0.2 km), and Klondike National Historic Site (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Dawson Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and complimentary tea.
Which room amenities are available at Dawson Lodge?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Dawson Lodge?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Dawson Lodge?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Dawson Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Klondike Kate's Restaurant, The Drunken Goat Taverna, and Joe's Wood Fired Pizza.
Is Dawson Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Dawson City.
Are pets allowed at Dawson Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Dawson Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Klondike National Historic Site (0.2 km), Robert Service Cabin (0.2 km), and Jack London Museum (0.8 km).