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Chena Hot Springs Resort

2.5 of 5 Resort   |   56.5 mile Chena Hot Springs Rd., Pleasant Valley, AK 99711
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Chena Hot Springs Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, WI
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a point of spending a day at the Chena Hot Springs Resort, though I didn't have accommodations there. First of all, the restaurant is excellent. Great food and excellent service. The hot springs and pool area are a treat. The famous Ice Museum is certainly worth a look. Gift shops and a smaller food court have great service... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here two years ago in the winter when we came to see the Northern Lights (and we DID see them) We returned again this summer and were amazed at the beauty of the flowers on the grounds. The rooms are basic, clean and comfortable. If you like hot springs, you'll enjoy Chena ... however the outside hot pool... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didnt stay in any of the rooms, mainly just went for a drive and found something to eat. I guess they grow their own produce, and boy can you tell! The salads we had were amazing. Food was great! Wouldnt mind returning and staying for a night or two. Didnt go in the hot springs since we didnt have swim... More

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Seattle, Washington
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21 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for an overnight that was purchased by my sister-in-law. It's something that we wouldn't have gotten for ourselves, but we ended up having a very nice time. The accommodations were pretty basic, but they worked. The hot springs were fun and the produce in the restaurant was quite good. I don't think I'd want to stay here for... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chena is a great place to get out of the city, enjoy the outdoors, and relax at the hot spring. We were there over July 4th weekend. It was a little too hot to enjoy the hot spring as much as we liked - though we did get in late in the evening and early in the morning. One has... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We requested a two bed room. We had a room in a four-plex ( two rooms on the bottom and two on the top). The unit entry door squeeked- so it was loud early in the morning as guests tried to leave quietly. This was minor because we enjoyed every thing else so much: the Ice Hotel ( We had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We really enjoyed our time at the resort - beautiful location with terrific Hot Spring pool. The resturaunt serves produce grown on site, and that was terrific! The prices were reasonable - even for the cocktails. Our only complaint would be that the 4 of us paid for a tour of the Ice Palace/Hotel, and our tour guide Anastasia left... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

There is very little to recommend this place. You should avoid it. The place is remote, inconveniently located at the end of a 60 mile road with no other ways in or out. This matters, because the road is poorly build and floods out after rainstorms. So you can quite easily get stuck there. There is no other dining, no... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We found the resort to be dilapidated and falling apart at the seams. Food was over-priced and not very tasty. The hot springs are nice, but on the hot side. There are plenty of activities, we enjoyed the hiking trails. We saw a wild moose strolling through the resort property. Lots of noise all night long as employees tooled around... More

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Yosuke_Okada, Manager at Chena Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and your review on Chena Hot Springs Resort. CHENA HOT SPRINGS IS A HISTORIC RESORT ESTABLISHED IN 1905. We are constantly upgrading buildings, guest rooms and different facilities as time allow. Currently we are focusing on our Signature rooms. Excellent customer service and guest satisfaction are our goals, and we do not tolerate surly staff.... More

5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My husband and I only had dinner and experienced the pool and hot tub. We were so disappointed in those two things that we passed on checking the rest of the "resort" out. The food is average and way overpriced. The staff is bored, dirty, and unhelpful- a bunch of surly teenagers seem to be running this place. The conditions... More

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Additional Information about Chena Hot Springs Resort

Address: 56.5 mile Chena Hot Springs Rd., Pleasant Valley, AK 99711
Location: United States > Alaska > Pleasant Valley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chena Hot Springs Resort 2.5*
Also Known As:
Chena Hot Springs Hotel Pleasant Valley
Chena Hot Springs Resort Alaska/Pleasant Valley

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