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Orca Adventure Lodge

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2500 Orca Rd, PO Box 2105, Cordova, AK 99574
Orca Adventure Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Elk Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like fishing you will love Orca Adventure Lodge. Everything from picking you up at the Cordova Airport, to the food at their Cafe, to the rooms, to the fishing is "top notch". OAL pays attention to the details and they made our trip absolutely amazing. We (myself and my three sons) were able to catch Halibut, Pink Salmon,... More 

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new york
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We visited Orca for a week in August visiting our son who had summer employment in Cordova. Orca was exactly as represented, and exactly as it should have been. When we wanted to plan things on our own they were helpful without being overbearing, and when we did need guidance they were terrific--we still have a freezer full of halibut... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My family and another family stayed at the Orca Lodge in June. There is lots to do in the surrounding areas. We hiked on the glacier and other areas, fished, and kayaked. We rented a 2 story unit that could have slept 6 people. The rooms are rustic, certainly nothing fancy. However, the rooms at the front have an amazing... More 

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Falmouth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Just returned last night from my trip to Orca Lodge, with my son , my friend and his 2 sons. It is always a concern when you invite people to go on a trip , we all had the same feeling " it was a great trip" . I have traveled all over the world fishing and I would highly... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Orca 12 years ago and have just now had the opportunity to return. Love the location - cannot be beat. Recommend you rent a car unless you like walking as the lodge is at the end of the road. Rentals run $90-100 a day during high season but it sure gives you flexibility. Only... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Lodge is pleasant enough... Not particularly fancy, but showers are hot and the sheets are clean. Pretty far from town, so if you don't have transportation and envision wandering downtown Cordova, you will have logistics to solve. Booked a guided fishing trip 6 weeks in advance and was told upon arrival that we would be going out the next morning... More 

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OrcaLodge, Manager at Orca Adventure Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and I'm sorry you had such a rough day on the river. Since this review was created before the guest checked out, and before management even had time to investigate his claims, its important to know that this guest was taken care of with the utmost professionalism. The leaky boots were disposed of and replaced... More 

Ivesdale IL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A special place, located in what was once a thriving cannery operation. Very interesting. Food was beyond expectation. Setting is magnificent. Christian is incredibly creative. Wonderful breads, salads, entrees, desserts. We stayed 3 nights and did one kayak trip. Former Cordova mayor Kelly was our guide and he was a treasure of local knowledge. The rooms are very basic but... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Stayed 5 nights and 6 days, the 1st week of July, 2014 Furnishings, cleanliness and staff were average. Was no TV or proper insulation to help drown out noise from surrounding rooms. Lighting was poor. Kitchen staff and food was excellent!!! Scenery was beautiful!!! Boat captan, crew and guides showed no professionalism and the equipment needed to be replaced. They... More 

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OrcaLodge, Manager at Orca Adventure Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments as well as constructive criticism. Its not often that 535 lbs. of fish doesn't meet the expectations of our clients, but everyone is entitled to their own opinion. The other guys in your group had an amazing time and I wish you could have better appreciated the hard work that we put into showing... More 

Rio de Janeiro
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

As the name says, it is an adventure lodge. Just to be in Cordova by it self is and adventure, and the Lodge is different than any other average hotel/motel/inn, not meaning that it is a bad place to stay. The opposite! It is pretty much an adventure camp... So be aware that you're not entering the ritz carton, or... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

By virtue of going to Cordova, located in Prince William Sound, one needs to understand that this is in the bush, meaning the town is only accessible by air or water, so one should not expect 5-star anything. Once the individual understands that, then the fun begins. I was there as part of a family gathering in celebration of a... More 

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