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Arctic Getaway Bed and Breakfast

Dalton Highway, 17 miles north of Coldfoot, Wiseman, AK 99790
Arctic Getaway Bed and Breakfast
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dunkirk, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're thinking of taking a trip Northern Alaska-- you owe it to yourself to stay at the Arctic Getaway Bed and Breakfast in Wiseman, Alaska. The cabins are adorable and comfortable; the town is quaint-- and the Northern lights beyond belief. Uta and Bernie Hickers are long time residents of the area and terrific hosts.

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the hospitality and comfortable cabins at Arctic Getaway. The rooms and beds were comfortable. The bathroom modern and clean. Kitchen facilities allowed for preparing your own meals easily while we enjoyed a prepared breakfast each morning. We stayed here while attending a photography workshop specializing in the Northern Lights. We were fortunate to have 4 clear nights to... More 

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Varese, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed in this beautiful, remote lodge 2 nights Beg August during our trip along the Dalton highway and we loved it Uta and Bernie are fantastic hosts and they know how to make you feel comfortable. We were 6 persons and stayed at both Wolverine and Aurora little wooden houses ...and everything was simply perfect. Quite, silent and peace... More 

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Zemst, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Entering the village of Wiseman is like entering in a museum. It feels like time stoot still here. Old machinery, some old cars, and abandoned cottages , this is the setting of our stay here in this magical place . The Arctic Getaway B&B, called Igloo#8, is a fantistic place to stay. Owners Bernie and Uta are the perfect hosts.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

On the trip to Deadhorse we decide to stay overnight in the middle of the Dalton. After checking out all the - limited - options we decided go for the Arctic Getaway and we were super happy about the selection. The owners - who came from Germany several years ago - are very nice, service oriented and willing to share... More 

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Saratoga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed twice on our trip up north to Prudhoe bay. The Aurora cabin reminded me of a Swiss chalet with nice wood inside and comfy! This is the place to stay versus the inductrial truck stop hotels in Coldfoot nearby! Enjoyed playing in the stream nearby with my sons. P&Y California

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Flagstaff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at the Artic Getaway. The daily breakfast was really good and you can't beat the location for viewing the northern lights. The cabin was very comfortable and well stocked. The family owners were very entertaining. Definitely recommend.

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Denver, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Article Getaway is a magical place in Wiseman, 70 miles north of the Arctic circle. Your Hosts are Bernie and Uta, and their 2 children, Leo and Julia. They are absolutely marvelous hosts. The cabins are cozy and appealing and well kept...pristine. Nice beds, down comforters, nice kitchenettes. Very nice shared baths, with hot shower. Uta makes the best sourdough... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I loved every minute of this trip. The entire experience of heading out on the Dalton Highway to be met by Uta and shown into the cabin was perfect. I've never felt both so isolated and so comfortable at the same time. I loved just sitting by the fire and reading during the day and heading out for the aurora... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

An excellent place to stay on the way to or from Deadhorse. Very secluded, quiet and definitely off the grid. We stayed in Wolverine cabin with shared bath. Plenty of hot water and great down duvets. Delicious sourdough pancakes for breakfast. Delightful hosts

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