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Air Force Lodge

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136 Adela Trail | Box 825, Watson Lake, Yukon Y0A1C0, Canada
Air Force Lodge
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I won't repeat everything that's been said other than to insist that the place is unique. It's clean, it's a perfect stop along the Alaska highway, it's filled with history and the owner Mike is fabulous. Sure, you'll have to accept a common bathroom system, no food per se, spartan accommodations, but please remember where you are. You are half... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here twice , on the way up to Alaska and then on the way back, great concept motel. very helpful and nice owner. rooms are very clean but small and basic. this place really is an over priced hostel . shared shower /bathroom . no shampoo /soap . I understand that the owner likes it clean but to have... More 

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Yellowknife, Canada
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157 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the south end of town - the place would be easy to miss. It is tucked in along a slip road. The accommodation is very basic - shared showers, toilets and little atco trailer like bedrooms with even smaller tv's. But the rooms are very clean and the owner is gregarious and happy to talk about his facility.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Not always as comfortable as we might like but always very clean, the right price, safe and interesting. Read the other reviews for the negatives but we stop only here every time through. He did a great job rebuilding the place and is quite interesting to talk with on most every subject. A big plus is the kind of guests... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Very comfy and what is the most important it's very clean. The owner is nice, pretty talkative, but kind person. This is probably the best overnight stop in Watson lake. It's simple, but cheap, cozy and even there are shared bathrooms, it's fine, because it just has all you need on your way through Alaska hwy. In the evening it... More 

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Lewiston, Idaho
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Glad to get a clean room to stay overnight in a tough to find a decent room along the Alcan Highway. Everyone is asked to remove their shoes at the front door. We stayed in a room that had a "king" bed which was really two twin beds close together. No cuddling that night or I may have fell in... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It's nothing fancy, and you have to share bathroom facilities, but the Air Force Lodge was perfect for what we needed. It was clean, quiet and the operator is passionate about keeping it that way - and he's full of stories!

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is the place to stay in Watson Lake. After several hours of driving and arriving just before dark, the Air Force Lodge was a welcomed rest. We were greeted at the door by Mike, the owner, took off our shoes to keep the place clean, and were shown our room. The Lodge is simple with dorm style rooms and... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Arrived late and attendant was right at the front door to greet us. Remove your shoes! Rooms have 2 double beds and a small TV. Bathrooms and showers are down the hall. Looks like it was newly renovated. Not many people here, so it was very quiet. Probably pretty noisy in summer. Small common lounge area with coffee/tea. Great historic... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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73 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Was once the barracks for Air Force officers and pilots. Updated and renovated, the rooms are small but clean and comfortable. Kind of odd to walk down the hallway to the community showers to find no hot water. The staff is friendly and quickly remedied the water problem. It is funky and touristy, but you have to make a stop... More 

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