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Bowman's Bear Creek Lodge

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P.O. Box 147, Hope, AK 99605
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Bowman's Bear Creek Lodge
Ranked #1 of 3 Specialty lodging in Hope
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Juneau, Alaska, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners were extremely rude from the beginning. We were immediately treated like scum, instead of guests. In the morning we were awoken by a pounding on the door, notified that check out was in a half hour. 15 minutes after checkout, we were changing a baby diaper in the parking lot, and melanie was telling us we needed to... More

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Soldotna, Alaska
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We fell in love with Hope the first time we visited it. The people, the scenery, the all out atmosphere of the tiny tone was just lovely. We'd been a few times after and were always pleased. We were very excited when it was decided that we would/could hold our wedding there. Bowman's cabins were like a dream. I loved... More

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St. Paul, MN
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on our last night in Alaska after an 11-day trip to Kennicott, Denali and Seward. This was the perfect spot to end our vacation. As you can see from my pictures, our two boys (and my wife) absolutely enjoyed the splashing in the pond in front of the cabins, walking up the stream, taking out the canoe... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and Daughter and I stayed in one of the Cabins at Bowmans. The cabins are small and rustic but it adds to the charm. They are located just about a mile away from Downtown Hope (which is micro tiny! but full of charm). We caught the red salmon run and did some gold panning on Resurrection Creek. The... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The employees or owners whichever they were, gave us a bad taste in our mouth from the very start. They were rude and belittling and had no sense of customer service. We had a larger group rent the majority of the cabins onsite and paid a lot of money to do so, and in the end it just wasn't worth... More

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Boulder, CO
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were excited to be at the best lodge in the small town of Hope! Beautiful setting for rustic cabin experience. The greatest food for miles and miles - worth it for that alone. Melanie is a master chef and accommodated us with wonderful gluten free organs food that tasted out of this world! Hosts work really hard on their... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved our rustic little cabin! No TV, NO internet, no radio ... Just lots of R & R while listening to the fire crackle and the babbling brook behind the cabin. Truly pure relaxation! Dinner which was served up by Kent and Melanie was OUTSTANDING! Multiple courses were served, all cooked fresh by Melanie. She is most definitely a gifted... More

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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is classic backwoods Alaska with all the comforts. Cozy log cabins with wood stoves nestled around a pond with a canoe and paddleboat next to a creek and waterfall. It is a short walk to clean family style restrooms and showers. Morning coffee was on the porch, but instead of breakfast your room comes with a first class 7:00... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Not only are the cabins homey and comfortable, with wood burning stoves; but the hosts, Melanie and Kent are a pleasure to interact with, and are always happy to provide tips about local attractions and services like white-water rafting companies and fishing guides. What's more, the price a a room also gets you a near gourmet 4 course dinner. For... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

You have to see this place to believe it. Cozy little log cabins surrounding a small little pond with a free floating canoe (because the canoe has a free spirit too, after all!) We were assigned cabin #3. So rustic and original that you had to duck to enter the short door. Two beds and a wood burning stove is... More

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Address: P.O. Box 147, Hope, AK 99605
Location: United States > Alaska > Hope
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Bowman's Bear Creek Lodge Hope, Alaska

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