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Russian Heritage Inn

119 Yukon Street, Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK
Russian Heritage Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

That's about all I can say that's good. Oh yeah it also had free Wi-Fi. Other than that it was a struggle. My non-smoking room smelled like a chimney. The toilet wouldn't even flush. Paper thing walls. Housekeeping didn't include picking up left over soap wrappers that were on the floor. No deadbolt or chain lock for the door, either.... More 

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Kodiak Island, Alaska, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I stay each summer at this friendly hotel when I arrive in Kodiak to purchase my seasonal supplies.....on my way to & from my cabin on another island several miles away. I've stayed here on and off since the 80s. It's gone through quite a renovation since those early days. I love the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff (both... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The Russian Heritage Hotel was very nice. The beds were EXCELLENT; new within the year I was told. This hotel was convenient to downtown & restaurants. Clean & quiet. Would stay there again. A great bargain for the price. The rate was excellent. The room had a refrigerator & full size coffee maker.

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Marilyn G, Public Relations Manager at Russian Heritage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Yes, we have updated our mattresses and are glad it was a comfortable sleep for you. It is a great location, especially with our local brewery and a great restaurant steps away. Hope you plan a return trip! Sincerely, Marilyn More 

Gig Harbor, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Not the fanciest motel, but adequate. I went up to fish halibut in August 2014 and spent most of my time fishing while I was there. Slept hard in an upstairs room since I was tired. Enjoyed eating at Sparrow's restaurant (great pizza) and drinking at the Kodiak Brewery which are both next door. McDonald's is only a block away... More 

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Marilyn G, Public Relations Manager at Russian Heritage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, especially regarding our Manager, Elke Carros. She has managed The Russian for over a dozen years and has put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into this place. We can't control what changes and updates the owners do or do not want to do, however, we do our utmost to give excellent customer service... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Arrived on the island in the evening and checked in. The room was very run-down and smelled pretty bad, like something somewhere was rotting. It had been a long day and I figured I'd head across the street for a beer and a burger and then ask the people at the main desk if it would perhaps be possible to... More 

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Marilyn G, Public Relations Manager at Russian Heritage Inn, responded to this review

I am truly sorry that your experience here was so negative. Please know that we will gladly change a room for any guest; often we have upgraded guests to a kitchen suite if other comparable rooms aren't available. Regarding your encounter with bed bugs. Yes, we have refunded money in the past for guests who have run into this problem... More 

Hays, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This Hotel is stripped down basic place to stay while fishing in Kodiak. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The rooms are very, very basic. Small flat screen TV, single beds, small bathroom, and smoking allowed outside each room. No ice or vending here. This is all ok for guys, but most ladies may not like it. The weather... More 

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Marilyn G, Public Relations Manager at Russian Heritage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for noting that the hotel staff is friendly and accommodating. We (the staff) do not have ultimate control on what the owners choose to upgrade or not, however, we do have ultimate control of our actions and interactions with guests. We aim to be as guest friendly as possible and are fortunate to have many repeat guests year... More 

Anchor Point, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The property is older but affordable. The location is within walking distance of all of the downtown Kodiak area. The rooms are really clean and comfortable. The staff is extremely nice and helpful. We had a couple of issues with other travelers the first night but the staff was so proactive that our one night stay turned into four nights.... More 

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Marilyn G, Public Relations Manager at Russian Heritage Inn, responded to this review

Glad your experience was positive, that you found the staff to be friendly and your concerns were addressed so well that you stayed longer than planned! We hope you visit again. Marilyn More 

Knoxville
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93 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This is an older, but affordable hotel. It suited me just fine. I have been to Alaska a number of times, but had never been to Kodiak before, so I flew over for two days. The staff was extremely nice and helpful and there is a computer for use in the lobby. The hotel is in the center of everything:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for one month it was just amazing nice and clean rooms , helpful staff , a McDonalds next to it ! Washing machine first floor , quiet rooms and hot water in showe ! I will stay here again Luis

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Juneau, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This is the quintessential bare bones hotel. The rooms are not pretty at all, but you tend to forget about that once you start hanging clothes everywhere. Who knew clothes could be used to decorate?! That said, I really must say that the help at this spiffy place are more than helpful. They are really so nice. The place does... More 

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