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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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    4.5 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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Walden, Colorado
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a meal here one evening by myself, and felt like a queen, with their friendly, attentive service. My table was within sight of the kitchen, and it was fun to watch the staff work together and enjoy their jobs. My salmon dinner was delicious, beautifully presented, and the atmosphere in this restaurant is wonderfully Alaska, with their big windows... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This was the worst place we stayed for our entire trip, and the priciest. Two paper cups for a 5 sleeper room, no bath, no fridge, no linen for the sofabed, and when they did bring some a moth flew out of it. The hotel did nothing despite my distress (I was in tears!) at a male cleaner walking in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stayed at McKinley Chalet Resort while on a cruise tour we spent 2 nights here and had a wonderful time the staff were very helpful and extremely nice and very friendly. The meals were very nice and satisfying and a good range of food was available

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Dunedin, Florida
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The great thing about Alaska is that it is so big. The bad thing about Alaska is that it is so big. We arrived at the hotel after a 10 hour bus ride. The spacious room (just finished a cruise so it seemed huge to us) and comfortable bed were really welcome. Views were great and our room was right... More 

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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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 

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England
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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 

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Carrollton, GA
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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 

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6 helpful votes 6 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 

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38 helpful votes 38 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 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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 

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