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McKinley Chalet Resort

Milepost 238. 5, George Parks Hwy, Alaska, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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baltimore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The McKinley styles itself as an up-scale resort. It's more a mid-scale, slightly down at the heels resort. If you can afford to visit Denali and choose an upscale resort you want something more. If you are on a shoestring you want something less. As it is this is just a nights sleep for all the cruise day-trippers. The Lodge... More 

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Florence, MT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After riding in a bus all day from Seward we were very exhausted. We arrived at the property and the rep came on the bus and handed out the packets with our room keys. They drove us to the canyons lodge on the property which is a 3 story hotel at the bottom of the hill. No one ever is... More 

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Lamesa, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful place with awe inspiring scenery! Everything we did and saw while here was well done and well run. The tours were worth every penny. The employees were friendly and helpful. I appreciate a business that attends to detail, as McKinley Chalet Resort does.

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nes-ziona Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were assigned rooms in a new wing which is far from the main building.We had to and we also didn't have Wi-Fi.there was a laundry but no soap to buy The food was expensive climb up a steep hill to get to the restaurant

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is run by the cruise lines, and functions like a cruise ship. Hotel is old, but clean. Staff was helpful, but not always informative. Many staff members were seasonal and seemed it was their first time working in a hotel. Unless you are on a cruise extension, look for other lodging.

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Kentucky
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here as part of our cruise package. The bed was very comfortable. The shower was very nice. We used the sitting room for our luggage. There was a shuttle that took us up the hill to the main building. We never waited more that 10 minutes for the shuttle. There is a Starbucks in the lobby. The staff... More 

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Shelby, nc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were guests at this property for 3 nights and enjoyed the stay. Our room was in C building (105) and had a small sitting area with a love seat and rocking chair, granite counter tops in bath, large shower (no tub) and a separate bedroom with 1 twin and 1 full. Other than the bathroom, the unit was furnished... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent a couple nights at this lodge which owned/managed by Holland America. We had a great room in building X. Close to a beautiful river. On the main road and close to everything. Enjoyed a calm, quiet time at this chalet.

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Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our Alaskan land tour included a stay at the McKinley Chalet. We were fortunate to have been assigned a room with a view of the river out of our bedroom window. I couldn't believe how lucky we were. The room was great--it was clean and well kept. The main lodge was pretty and the staff was helpful. They ran a... More 

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Lima, Peru
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The lodge itself is comfortable and has a cabin-like feel. There are many dining options and the tourism desk is extremely friendly and helpful, as are all of the staff members. However, our reservation was not booked correctly. We reserved a room with 2 queens and instead got a room with 1 king for 3 people. Because they were booked... More 

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