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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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La Jolla, California
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We stayed here for 1 night. Our room was on the top floor overlooking a cemetery. There are no elevators but the staff helped get our luggage in the room. They have a no shoes policy which we found reasonable given the road condition and amount of snow in Barrow. They are probably doing this just to keep their property... More 

Thank HereGoesGG
Snohomish, Washington, United States
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Top Hotel in Barrow. It is my cousins favorite place to have have a winter vacation and he has stayed at the King Eider many times!. When bumped off some Alaska flights, I felt blessed to get a room for the night. The room was large with beautiful pine decor. The manager and his wife were so very helpful and... More 

Thank Ken H
Stuttgart, Germany
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135 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

It is comfortable, pricey, and you cant wear your shoes. But its warm, the owner is nice, and it is close to the airport. Book ahead, believe it or not , it is hard to find a room in Barrow and this is one of the few places you can stay

Thank AmericanoAlaska
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The King Eider hotel is the perfect place to stay in Barrow. You literally get off the plane, walk through the tiny airport, cross the stree and walk into the lobby. The hotel is very modern and comfortable and the people are so nice and helpful. You can walk to anywhere in the town in 10-15 minutes. The convenience is... More 

Thank Marty B
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

It's easy to forget that you are staying north of the Arctic Circle when at the King Eider Inn in Barrow Alaska, the service and accommodation easily rivals many Hotels in far less remote areas of the state. Firstly, the King Eider is across the road from Barrow Airport, easy to walk to and see from the main entrance of... More 

Thank Matt B
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

we loved the King Eider Inn in the fantastic town of Barrow...No shoes allowed in the Inn because of the snow and few paved roads. We want to go back one day and have Mike as our tour guide to again see the polar bears and whale cooking!

Thank hamptonroads
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 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 

Thank SwimTrips
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

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 

Thank Bearssm
Leysdown, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

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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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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