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King Eider Inn of Barrow Alaska

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1752 Ahkovak Street, Barrow, AK 99723
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just had a wonderful 3 day, 2 night stay in Barrow staying at the King Eider Inn. The couple at the hotel did everything they could to ensure our stay met our expectations. The proximity to the airport (literally across the street) and walk to the water (10-15 minutes at best) and local restaurant(s) made it a good central point... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night in Barrow in early June. The couple running the hotel were awesome , they were filling in for friends. They made sure we had everything we needed and gave good advice on sights as well as restaurants. The hotel itself was very clean and warm. Rooms were large. Will be back next year and will be sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd been interested in seeing what Barrow was like ever since seeing it as a dot on a map as a child. Having recently had the chance to visit, I chose the King Eider Inn due to its proximity to the Alaska Airlines terminal - just in case the weather was bad! I booked the hotel by email, as it... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Good value for the off-season rate in such a remote location. Warm, clean, comfortable and quiet room, spacious enough for two persons. Bathroom had all the standard facilities, without the quirks of some out of the way accommodations. Free internet in the room, with coffee and tea in the lounge along with a gas fireplace and a desktop for guest... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I have stayed at all of the hotels in Barrow, and the King Eider Inn has by far the best value for your dollar. I always come back to the King Eider Inn, simply because it is the best in town....in my opinion. It is moderately priced and has a warm mountain cabin feel to it with the log furniture.... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Barrow is an unusual place. I'm happy I visited. June 21, 2014 for the solstice and 24 hours of sunlight. King Eider makes you take off your shoes, which is fine because Barrow is basically all mud and dirt. No grass, virtually no vegetation, and no pavement. The price at King Eider was certainly high by Alaska standards, but considering... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

When in Barrow stay here! Clean, and friendly. Will not disappoint you. Across the street from the airport and close to dining. Free coffee in the lobby and pleasant conversation to be had. Local crafts with local legends added in for good measure. Clean, safe and close to the airport. Stay here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My friend stayed there and highly recommended it. I was not disappointed. Considering where you are (300 plus miles north of the Arctic Circle) it's a very comfortable hotel and almost across the street from the airport. It's also within walking distance of places to eat and the Arctic Ocean. I'd definitely stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The arctic is pretty much what you'd expect - barren, cold and a bit inhospitable. However, it is shocking how nice the hotels are. We stayed at the King Eider for the fall whale hunt. Room was really well appointed, had decent amenities (Pharmacopia bathroom products, big flat screen in room and new linens.) Front desk was awesome, housekeeping was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I was not looking forward to my two days in Barrow due to the cold and the lack of hotel choices however I was nicely surprised and this little hotel/ Inn the room 09 was large clean and always warm so was the attitude of the people working there, the maid service let me know everything there was to know... More 

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