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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   1 Doyon Pl # 300, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Kantishna Roadhouse
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Hudson, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip into the park with Kirsty was the beginning of a delightful 3-night experience. We were amazed with how easily she spotted Dall sheep way up on the hillside, or a moose in the kettle pond way off in the distance. She is definitely a wealth of knowledge about the park! We thoroughly enjoyed the staff at the Kantishna.... More

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Surprise, AZ
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of our land package before our cruise. Kirsty is one of the nicest, most gracious people you will ever meet -- she is a fantastic driver and guide. The ride in is part of the whole experience, and she is a fountain of information. The roadhouse cabins are comfortable; the guides are friendly and helpful;... More

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Ludlow, Vermont
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came 2 weeks ago as part of a tour. We took the bus ride out which was wonderful. People who criticize the bus ride should have taken a luxury coach on a straight paved road to a casino instead. The ride was spectacular - over a bumpy winding road along the mountainsides. The drivers/ guides are fabulous. The bus... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually stayed here in August 2008 (sorry for the tardy review) as part of a Cruise West tour. While the ride in and ride back out (we were glad we didn't fly out as some have recommended, because we would have missed seeing a pack of wolves and other unforgettable sights), there were plenty of activities at the lodge... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Our stay at the Roadhouse was average. The cabins were smallish, the food was average. The staff was friendly, but did not go out of their way to cater to the guests. There is only one Denali and the surroundings are of course impressive. However, while we had a good time at the Roadhouse, we would probably inquire about other... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in June. It is a long drive in, approximately 6-hours but please do not be put off by this. We had Kirsty as our driver and she was driving her companion 'Charlie' and old school bus. She explained so much as we travelled through seeing moose, caribou and dall sheep on the way through. Whilst... More

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Given that there are so few ways to travel deep into Denali and stay without camping out for any length of time, Kantishna Roadhouse fills the bill. The bus ride in and out of the park from Kantishna together with staying comfortably at a spot some 90 miles into the depths of Denali made the stay absolutely worthwhile. Rooms are... More

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Naples, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We stayed there for 2 nights. It's very remote and you go along some narrow roads in a bus. It took me back in time when tv's were rare and you just went for quite walks in the woods, played cards, or sat around a fireplace telling stories. Very nice, but the walls are thin, so watch what you say.... More

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Seward, Alaska
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I booked two nights (mandatory minimum) at the Kantishna Roadhouse for the third week in August of this year. A single room for two people was nearly $1000 per night, all food included. First the website talks about their comfortable shuttle bus....it's an old school bus which you ride for 6 1/2 hours over a rutted, mostly one-lane road. We... More

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12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

This is wilderness like most of us don't get to experience. And with it is good food, very good service from interesting people with some activities. The bus ride in is like getting a degree in the outdoors. Kirsty has been driving this road for a long time and has an interesting relationship with her bus Charley. Her narration is... More

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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*
Also Known As:
Kantishna Roadhouse Hotel Denali National Park And Preserve

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