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Gracious House Lodge

Mile 82, Denali Highway, Box 88, Cantwell, AK 99729
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nikiski, Alaska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

This rustic, Alaskan lodge is a great place for a stop when traveling the Denali Highway. We did not stay overnight, just stopped in for pie and coffee. Staff was friendly and ready to share stories of the area and road. Honk horn to get service. Each worker has several responsibilities, so be patient and ask for help. We had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

If you plan on travailng through Alamea and near the Denali hwy. you need to swing through this place. This is real Alaska run by real Alaskans. If you drive the Denali hwy you must make this a stop. You won't regret staying at this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012 via mobile

I stayed just one night at the lodge. Butch and Carol were amazing. They made sure I received dinner even though it was very late. I woke up to a wonderful breakfast where I got a nice history lesson about the area. Extremely nice people - rooms were nice, I had my own bath which is rare for most lodges... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Hello All, I'd like to recommend Gracious House Lodge roughly in the middle of the Denali Highway. At the time of our travel, it was the only lodge on that highway, but it is also possible to drive the whole of it from end to end on one day. HOWEVER, staying overnight in Gracious House was a great experience for... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

My 2-week stay at Gracious House was peaceful and memorable. I was working in the area and used the lodge as a base, as it is the only reasonable lodge between Cantwell and Tangle Lakes. I very much enjoyed my stay at this slice of real Alaska, and the friendly, hard-working owners, Carol and Butch, ensured that I was well... More

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Olympia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

As a 40 yr old woman that was blessed to be raised in this area, I only wish that those that visit now could have experienced this place in it's prime! Butch and Carol are my parents, and although I am no longer in the Alaskan area, we woke every morning to a SPECTACULAR view of Mt Deb out our... More

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Lenoir, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2010

Carol and Butch are very personable and extremely hard working folks. Gracious House is now a B&B, but we lucked out and were included in great dinners with a group of mine exploration people. The area is beautiful and off the general beaten path. A wild and remote area, peaceful and serene. Once again we enjoyed the visit. Walt and... More

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San Francisco, California
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54 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2006

The room itself looked like it was straight out of the 70s; however, it was clean and adequate. The shower took a very long time in the morning to get hot water. The food was very good, though - anything you can order with fresh ingredients from the garden is good. I would highly recommend the strawberry-rhubarb pie, which I... More

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Geneva Switzerland
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16 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2005

The Gracious House Lodge is an Alaskan roadhouse located at mile 82 of the Denali Highway, roughly half-way between Cantwell and Paxson. The accommodations are modest, yet adequatem, suitably clean and reasonably priced given its remote location. A quonset hut serves as a diner, with limited grill food menu, serving good breakfasts. It is also worth stopping in at the... More

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Address: Mile 82, Denali Highway, Box 88, Cantwell, AK 99729
Location: United States > Alaska > Cantwell
Also Known As:
Gracious House Hotel Cantwell
Gracious House Lodge Cantwell, Alaska

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