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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   1 Doyon Pl # 300, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Warwick, Rhode Island
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were a little disappointed in the Kantishna Roadhouse. The food was disappointing, Our dinner at the Roadhouse we had lamb shank. We could not have our own shank we had to split with someone at your table that ordered it…crazy. You spend all this money and they tell us we have to split a lamb shank with someone we... More

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

50th anniversary trip for my inlaws and my family of 4. The wait after the train arrived was a little unsettling for my wife but the experience riding in "Charlie" and guided by Kirsty was the most amazing thing. She has a great passion for Denali, the wildlife, and her bus and made the trip special. The rooms are in... More

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New York City, New York
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142 reviews 142 reviews
25 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were some great things about this small remote resort. The nearly 5 hour drive is beautiful. The food was generally good. Breakfasts were a little annoying in that they ran out of basic things like coffee, syrup, ketchup, milk, every morning. Dinners were family style and much better and our waitress was terrific. We stayed in The Conlin cabin... More

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Bowie
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our family of 5 (as part of our 30th anniversary) to the Kantishna Roadhouse at the end of July. We were welcomed by the most amazing guide - Kirsty Knittel and her bus "Charlie". I wasn't sure what to expect based on all the reviews I read. Charlie was a very clean and comfortable bus. We had the... More

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Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off, this is not merely a place to put your head on the pillow and catch some zzzz. That's what the Holiday Inn is for. Kantishna Roadhouse is an expedition--a journey full of unique experiences--so that is what you are paying for. If you don't like being immersed in nature with the comforts of good food, warm lodging, and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

None of our 2 traveling couples had been to Alaska. Since we wanted to experience the rugged parts and explore, we booked at the Road House based on recommendations. This was to be the front end of a two week visit with a cruise. Our 3 night stay was perfect. One needs to be here for at least this amount... More

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Boston
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Staying at one of the lodges in Denali Park is taking a gamble: Denali Park in July and August is mostly cloudy at best and rainy most of the time. When we stayed we had the good luck of one clear morning when we could see Mt Mc Kinley In July 2014 the Mount was seen only on 2 days.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed here for three nights in mid-August and HIGHLY recommend Kantishna Roadhouse to other travelers. What may not be clear is that your 6 hour bus ride into Kantishna, any hikes (lunches for hikes), guides, side tours, evening talks and, of course, food are all included in your stay. The bus ride is full of spectacular scenery, plenty of... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

what a neat place! we stayed here for two nights as part of our add on excursion to a cruise. it was a wonderful and completely different experience- staying inside the park while most stay in hotels near the park entrance. the five hour bus trip to the lodge from the train station was worth every photogenic moment. Lodging prices... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

What a rip-off. Clearly the company with the operating concession cares nothing about the clients and only about the bottom line. If you must stay in Denali, stay somewhere else. Or be prepared with your own food, amenities, satellite phone. And sense of humor. The staff certainly takes the piss with their condescending attitude.

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Address: 1 Doyon Pl # 300, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Location: United States > Alaska > Denali National Park and Preserve
Hotel Class:3 star — Kantishna Roadhouse 3*
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Kantishna Roadhouse Hotel Denali National Park And Preserve

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