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Katmai Wilderness Lodge

Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see bears close up then this is the place to go. We have just had the most amazing experience sitting within 50 feet of huge bears while they fed. No fences, no crowds and no time limits. You can just sit and watch them for hours. Perry and Bob were our guides and they know their... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We were recommended the lodge by the agent we used and he was full of praise for them. He was not wrong, the place is the best. The location nesteld between sea and mountains is stunning, the accommodation simple but perfectly adequate, the staff could not be more helpful and friendly, and Shawns food out of this world. Perry the... More

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84 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Two things in this life cannot be organised and they are the weather and the wildlife! Unfortunately the weather was not kind to us and we had one complete day out of our 4 when we could not go out as there was a storm. Also the bears did not want to catch salmon when we were there. We did... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

If you are looking for a wilderness lodge with first class service you cant beat this lodge. The bear viewing is great in Kukak Bay along with seals, sea lions, eagles, puffins, and those cute sea otters. The boats are easy to get on and off with a ramp that lowers to the beach. The food is out of this... More

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Nuremberg, Germany
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25 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The Katmai Wilderness Lodge is situated in the most amazing setting right at Kukak Bay. All the food is wonderfully home cooked. The little huts are simple but tidy. It's bears-lover's paradise. They take you on boat trips through the bay to look for bears. Once they spotted one (or more) you step ashore and can sit (on little folding... More

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

The setting of this lodge right on Kulak bay is superb. The views of the bay from the deck are beautiful both when the tide is in and when it is out. There is the added bonus that on a clear day you get very nice views of kodiak Island in the distance. I was to see in the bay... More

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61 hotel reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

If you cam afford it - this place ain't cheap - it is worth staying. Cabins are OK, some more than others and in summer, the daylight might be bothersome, especially in the cabins facing sunset, which get very warm. If you hit on the right cook, as we did, food is fine. Nothing fancy or gourmet, but plentifull and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

It is expensive, but, at Katmai Wilderness Lodge, you are certain to get close to bears in the wild. We took stools and sat less than 10 metres from bears eating clams and vegetation. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, except that the double beds, which are against a wall, have a bunk bed above, which restricts headroom and access.... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2010

The whole experience was great. The managers, Angela and Perry, were just as enthusiastic as the guests about the wildlife. We went out in the boat to places where the bears always appeared, some very close to us. The photography opportunities were superb. There was a first class chef who prepared some extra special meals We spent 3 nights there,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2003

All 4 cabins were in use the week we were there, so we had an elite group of 9 compatible people who were there mainly for wildlife viewing. (Each cabin can take three people, but 3 cabins just had a couple using them.) And did we view!!! We had two guides and two boats to take us places, and they... More

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Address: Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
Location: United States > Alaska > Kodiak Island > Kodiak

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