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Captain's Choice Motel

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108 Second Ave. N, Box 392, Haines, AK 99827
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Madison, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great stay from beginning to end. We were picked up at the ferry as planned at no extra cost. That is an important service in Haines as the ferry is 4 miles from town. We arrived early so our room was not ready but they stored our luggage and we walked around town and got lunch. The room was... More 

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife son and I spent 2 delightful days in Haines staying at the Captain's Choice. The facilities are a bit dated, but very clean and serviceable. Hey this ain't Seattle! The views from the deck are the best. We saw many bald eagles (9 at one time) circling overhead and sitting on the nearby trees. The staff was very... More 

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Irvine, California USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived by cruise ship and rented a car for the day to drive along the Haines Highway. Got a Ford Expedition with about 150k and some good size dents (so they didn't worry too much about that sort of thing). Price was good. Paperwork was fast. Windows a bit dirty, but we took care of that. They will pick... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The room was clean, and warm. Bar was nice, friendly bartender. Parking is very limited for large vehicles, which was a bit of an issue for us, but if you're driving a regular car or truck I imagine it would be fine. Although I recommend calling ahead if you do have a large vehicle to avoid the otherwise polite front... More 

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Seward, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This a great place to stay in Haines. Walking distance to anywhere in the middle of town. Everyone there is so friendly. The view from the property is amazing. I enjoyed the nighttime ambiance in the bar as well. Room was clean and pleasant. One thought: breakfast. Didn't enjoy the Styrofoam cups for coffee or juice. And would prefer milk... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We arrived in Haines about 5 pm on Sunday evening. The reception staff was very friendly. The rooms were very clean although a little worn. Beds were comfortable and the view is fantastic. They had good suggestions about places to eat since many of the restaurants are closed in winter.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

we stayed one night. The carpet was old, worn and completely filthy. The bathroom was so dirty I had to get some cleaner and clean it myself before we could use it. Hair and dirt all over it. Disgusting and I will never stay here again. I even took a picture to prove it.

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Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Stayed here 5 nights during photography trip for eagles in November 2014. Location/Motel: Haines is a small town and the Captains Choice is located in the central downtown area near local businesses, shops, restaurants, bars and grocery store. The motel itself is comprised of three separate buildings with the main building and lobby also housing the bar (Captain's Lounge). See... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

When you enter Captain's Choice, you immediately see the reception area and the bar (also used for breakfasts). To get to the rooms, you go downstairs. The rooms are a bit musty and dark, the size of the room is fine, but what is really good is the wonderful view.Breakfast was coffee and a packaged muffin. By the 2nd morning... More 

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Fairbanks, AK
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were charged $140 for this room. It was awful. Hair in the tub, baseboard hanging off of the tub, chairs that were stained beyond belief and lumpy, and a mattress so worn out, I literally could not stay in the bed. I kept slipping out. I complained the next morning when we decided to check out. The front desk... More 

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