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Katmai Wilderness Lodge

Kukak Bay, Katmai National Park and Preserve, AK 99615
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

…but so much more! Our visit to KWL was easily a world Class adventure that was shared with one other fantastic couple whom we met at the lodge and the excellent management and staff of the Lodge. My wife and I have traveled extensively and that included visits to other bear watching facilities in Alaska that were not anyway near... More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We stayed at Katmai WL in August 2015, but this is the first chance to write a review. Not sure how much more we can say than the excellent reviews already posted other by July and August guests. Simply put: we agree with them that this is the best place to go for wildlife (especially bear) viewing. It is the... More 

3 Thank Geoff D
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is the BEST holiday we've ever had. So close to the incredible beauty and wonder of the natural world, and in complete comfort with delightful hosts and guides. Great food, and everyday an adventure. So close to the bears I couldn't believe it, and with confidence that we were completely safe because of the knowledge and respect of our... More 

1 Thank Graham164
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The lodge is assessable by float plane and once you arrive Perry and Angela will make you feel at home and Gordon the cook will overfeed you but you will always have room for that fresh crab. Perry will make sure that you see bears. The lodge is made up of individual cabins which are warm and cosy with hot... More 

3 Thank KeenTraveller12372
Winter Park, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

(GypsyLifeBeth) The lodge is perfectly suited with buildings near each other and easy access to the beaches. They are clean and efficient with their own bathrooms including showers. We had a cabin near the beach which was lovely, but unnecessary. The room doesn't matter. Time spent in the room is rare and productive to prepare for the real adventures that... More 

2 Thank GypsyLifeBeth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

This is a very special place lovely people running it good food great location loads of wildlife unspoilt great service what else can I say accomadation good clean and tidy. Service good all round plenty to see and do

2 Thank greatwhiteswindon
San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I spent 7 days at the Katmai Lodge in August, 2015. The reviews were great before we booked and our experience at the lodge far exceeded anything I expected. The food was unbelievable for being in a remote area. prime Rib, fresh crab caught near the lodge, home made cookies and ice cream. The bear viewing was excellent. Perry and... More 

4 Thank Lawrence S
Newcastle Australia
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The title says it all. We ( 4 persons) had already had great bear viewing on a boat for four days roaming the Katmai Peninsula, so with a few days nefore our next hook up we had three nights at the lodge. Wow. The rooms are kept squeaky clean by Angela and her husband Perry made sure we saw the... More 

2 Thank jake69
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We have just returned from 5 absolutely unforgettable days in the lodge, days we will always have the absolute best memories of, while looking at the first opportunity to return here! The Katmai Wilderness Lodge is located in the heart of Kukak Bay which is true, wild Alaskan nature with incredible wildlife viewing opportunities without the crowds of people like... More 

4 Thank E_K_L001
san diego
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103 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

for us, being in a place, in a space where "nature has not been re-arranged by man" is what we seek and often do not find. But we did here, being in this magical place lifted our spirits and fed our soul...it will be a memory that will endure and one we hope we can repeat. Angela and Perry are... More 

2 Thank kokosandiego
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