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Bad Sam's / The Gold Range Tavern

5010-50th Street | The Gold Range Hotel, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
+1 867-873-4441
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Everyone is welcome, dance your butt off

Never judge a book by its cover! When you walk inside, you will be pleasantly surprised. Live... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2015
Cheryl B
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Alberta, Canada
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Look it up in the dictionary

Look up "skanky" and you will see a picture of this place. At least I was able to toss down one... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2015
MaiPeq
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USA
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14 Oct 2015
“Everyone is welcome, dance your butt off ”
23 Jul 2015
“Look it up in the dictionary”
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5010-50th Street | The Gold Range Hotel, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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+1 867-873-4441
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Never judge a book by its cover! When you walk inside, you will be pleasantly surprised. Live band and they play everything. Everyone is welcome...get on the dance floor and shake your booty!! Soooo much fun!! Shots, shots, shots!!

3  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Look up "skanky" and you will see a picture of this place. At least I was able to toss down one shot of whiskey before the odor of rotting puke in the carpet chased me to the door. I love dive bars. To call this...More

Thank MaiPeq
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I had the pleasure of working at the Gold Range Tavern, with a band from the states I was touring with at the time, back in 1989. Upon arriving at the hotel during daylight, it just seemed it was another unkempt hotel/bar along the way...More

2  Thank Ron W
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Myself and my wife convinced our group of 15 to go to this place after reading the reviews. Some were a little nervous as we walked up to the place and our local host told us ensure no one is left alone in the place....More

Thank Damon A
Reviewed 6 December 2014

I will skip the PC here and just give you the simple description. I lived in Yellowknife for 3 years so know this place well as it is a bit infamous. Here's what you need to know: 1. The Goldrange is famed to be in...More

6  Thank MarlenaTeresa
Reviewed 1 September 2014

I was in a band that played there in often. In 82 and 83...Leif was the manager then. He once lived in London Ontario. I recall heading back to Ontario Dec 21 1982, once we packed up the truck after our last night in town....More

1  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Came here with a local person, it had a live country band going and there are plenty of rough characters about partying like it's going to be the end of the world. It is neither fancy nor impressive, one would go here for a drink...More

1  Thank Feyenoorder
Reviewed 6 October 2012

Okay, this is coming from a girl who was born and raised in the beautiful NWT...if you are in YK for any reason whatsoever you MUST check out the "Strange Range"...Saturday afternoons you have your jam sessions where you can see local musicians and/or the...More

4  Thank jasmine l
Reviewed 10 November 2011

Accustomed to "upscale" places in town for socializing (none of my friends were particularly interested in dancing to live music), it was quite a shift for me to put the crazy stories I'd heard about "The Strange Range" and supposed risks to personal safety aside...More

5  Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 22 October 2010

The Gold Range is a must-go for anyone who lives in, or is passing through Yellowknife. It is steeped in history, and local lore, and the best place to get a feel for the true locals. Not the nicest bar you'll ever find, but it's...More

4  Thank YKDweller
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There was none when i went there. Just ID check
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