We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Milepost 238, George Parks Hwy, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
Hotel amenities
McKinley Chalet Resort
Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Save
You added McKinley Chalet Resort to your Saves list
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014
Tommy599
Write a Review

584 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    109
    192
    164
    69
    50
See reviews for
164
259
13
8
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (174)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (584)
  • Mar-May only
    (31)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (383)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (159)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (11)
All months
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
9 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We arrived at out hotel (McKinley Chalet Resort) around 4PM and discovered that we were provided with excellent (4 hinge) chalet rooms down below the lodge right along the Nenana river. The resort is owned by Holland America and was built in the late 1980’s with all the chalet rooms recently refinished to an excellent rustic quality accommodation. The resort... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
England
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a very large hotel which caters mainly for large coach parties staying for one night to visit the Denali National Park. It is spread out around large grounds with several separate blocks of rooms. There are courtesy busses which will take you to your block or you can walk. Although there was nothing really wrong with the hotel... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Carrollton, GA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Avoid the restaurants if at all possible. High prices for mediocre food. Restaurant employees were rude and lacked basic customer service skills. The location requires shuttles just to get around the property, but the shuttle are not allowed to take customers anywhere off the property. The views in Denali are awesome but not from this location. We were in the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers are raving about these Denali National Park and Preserve hotels

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Everywhere you look around the hotel is a beautiful scene. The lobby was comfortable and full of chairs where you could get your wifi fix. The rooms are in various rustic looking buildings and there was a place to wash clothes. Our room was a nice size. It had a seating area, a nice sized bath and a bedroom. There... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Germany
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
48 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Nice Compound, the rooms are located in various huts (we stayed in the Q one) which are build into a valley behind the main building that hosts the lobby and restaurants. From the bedroom we had a nice view over the valley with river Nenana as well as the surrounding mountains. Nice chambers with seperate bedroom, seperate niche with sink and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stayed here as part of the Holland America "Triple Denali" experience. The room itself was in a lodge away from the main building but the shuttles ran frequently so we didn't have any problems. This particular lodge was recently moved and remodeled so it was comfortable enough if a bit lacking in some expected amenities (like places to hang... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Kelowna, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed here as part of an Holland America land tour and we were certainly pleased with our accommodation. We were in one of the lodges away from the main building and had a large, king size room which was very well furnished. It was comfortable and most certainly a pleasing place in which to relax. There was frequent transportation... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Grand Prairie
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The grand chalet is appropriately sized for the grandeur of Denali. Behind the Chalet are lanes of two-floor lodges that seem to go on and on, tastefully rustic to complement the mountainous back drop. The interiors follow the log cabin theme, allowing guests to feel like they're staying in an individual cabin rather than a lodge. Our room was on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Ontario
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
32 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My wife and I were taking a family cruise with my parents and sibling for their 50th anniversary. As soon as it was planed, my wife and I booked the three day Denali tour for ourselves. It was always something I wanted to do so this was the perfect opportunity. I had read on line that some travelers were underwhelmed... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Chatham, Canada
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Enjoyed a comfortable stay in a chalet. Room was not star quality, but fine for a two night stay in the pleasant setting of Denali National Park.Part of the Holland America hotel chain monopoly. No special features but comfortable bed. The restaurants were pricey as we had expected. The buffet breakfast was $32 for two of us. Dinners were comparably... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to McKinley Chalet Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about McKinley Chalet Resort

Address: Milepost 238, George Parks Hwy, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
Location: United States > Alaska > Denali National Park and Preserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — McKinley Chalet Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 345
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Despegar.com, TripOnline SA, Expedia, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your McKinley Chalet Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Mckinley Chalet Hotel Denali National Park And Preserve
Hotel Mckinley Chalet

233 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (227)
Viewed
Room/suite (34)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (45)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
View from room (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (8)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (122)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay