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Kantishna Roadhouse

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1 Doyon Pl # 300, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99701
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We were so lucky. We visited here during the first week of September, near the end of the season, and it was perfection. The cabins are fun, the dining hall is fine, and the activities are first rate. We took a five-mile hike on what our guide said was a 5% day. It seems that 95% of the time Denali... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This place puts you right in the park, and if you are lucky you will see Mt. Denali in all its glory. However, the activities, hiking, excellent knowledgeable and outgoing staff all make this a trip worth experiencing, not just for one night, but for two or three! Food is good, nature talks are well-informed.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The views from our seven hour bus ride were magnificent. Our bus tour guide guide was very knowledgeable about Alaska's history and wildlife. She was very good at spotting and stopping to view the animals along the way. We especially enjoyed seeing the bears and two large antler moose butting heads. Our cabin was basic and clean but it took... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Amazing bus ride in with Kirsty from New Zealand as our guide. She is knowledgeable, great at spotting wildlife, and amusing! We saw everything! Moose, Caribou, Dall Sheep, and a close up Grizzly bear that walked right past our (parked) bus, Denali was in view, the fall colors were incredible. Kirsty stops anytime you want to take pictures, and also... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Stayed here for two nights. The young people working at this Roadhouse were fantastic. Very friendly and enthusiastic. The guides there were very nice and knowledgeable about he area. Great place to relax or do as many activities you want to do. We opted for taking bikes to wonder lake. Overall, great place. Food was served family style but very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The Bus ride with Christine set up the entire trip--informative, fun and great views--the number of wildlife we saw was not what we expected but even with that if was worth the 7 hours. The lodge, the staff and the surroundings of the Roadhouse are fantastic. We had as much to do as we would like in a very low... More 

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We recently spent 3 nights at Kantishna which included our party renting 2 separate rooms. We arrived at 7:30pm after a 6 hour bus ride from the park entrance. Our guide Christine was friendly and informative with the bus really being more comfortable than anticipated. Be prepared with snacks & drinks for the ride in as Christine provided a piece... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

When you see the cost of this experience you might be expecting Ritz Carlton like accommodations - you won't get them here. It is very bare bone with simple log cabins, family style dining, school bus (with nicer seats) transportation and a general camp like feeling. There is no wifi, tv's or phones :) This hotel is one of the... More 

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Beavercreek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We had a great trip!!! Stayed at Kantishna roadhouse. What a great group of folks. The mountain was "out " every day we were there. Hiked, mountain bike riding, yoga, and drank alaska brews. Killed a keg of stout. Wow, what a trip! Would do it again in a heartbeat. Love the guides!

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Marie M, Manager at Kantishna Roadhouse, responded to this review

Thank you John for taking the time to share your feedback. You were a lot of fun, and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your praises have been passed along to the staff and we can only hope that you will indeed come back again. More 

Ripon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We took the 13 hour Wilderness Tour to Kantishna Roadhouse and back. (we didn't overnight at the roadhouse) The bus was comfortable though not luxurious. (we didn't expect luxurious anyway) Our bus driver, Christa, was VERY knowledgeable about all areas of the day long trip. She not only knew the history of the park and the various features, she also... More 

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