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Cape Fox Lodge

3.0 of 5
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800 Venetia Way, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6561
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Juneau, Alaska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great hotel, and I highly recommend it! The staff is excellent, rooms are wonderful, and the view is outstanding. Best hotel in Ketchikan by far! And their courtesy shuttle just makes things that much easier.

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Thank GlacierSteno
James M, General Manager at Cape Fox Lodge, responded to this review

Response: Dear Glacier Steno Thank you for your review; we really appreciate it and I look forward to sharing it with the employees at our next staff meeting. JWM-GM-CFLKA More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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305 reviews
153 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I have been traveling to Ketchikan for 10 years. I have tried different hotels on a couple visits. In my opinion Cape Fox has the best service. The hotel sits on a hill overlooking the city and the water. They have a tram at the hotel that goes down the hill to town. The best part for me is the... More 

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Thank frequenttravelerdave
James M, General Manager at Cape Fox Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Survey Pilot Thanks for your vote, we agree on all counts. Point of fact: Our tram is to be replaced with a brand new modern controlled unit even as I respond to your very kind review. So your next visit should be even better. Thanks again for your kind words and for letting others know it’s yours and it’s... More 

Evergreen, Colorado
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

If your going to stay in Ketchican you need to stay in this Hotel. Breakfast is serverd with a view of the cruise ships that change every day. The staff was wonderful. Willy is the man!!! Give that guy a raise! Met Willy in the Moose Lodge and he talked me into staying in the Fox. Willy is now my... More 

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Thank SurveyPilot
James M, General Manager at Cape Fox Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Survey Pilot Thanks for the review and your acknowledgement of our staff; we agree Willy is amazing. The upgrades to the WIFI have been completed making it much faster and I am happy to report the Board is working on upgrading the Tram. Thank you again for letting people know we are "On Top Of It All" and one... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Great value to be enjoyed at the Cape Fox Lodge this time of the year with clean rooms and with pick up service. Very friendly staff and helpful, too! Really enjoyed the espresso bar in the morning but wish it could stay open later! Enjoyed the restaurant and the view from the restaurant!

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Thank LRAKCO
James M, General Manager at Cape Fox Lodge, responded to this review

Dear LRAKO, Thanks for your kind review; we always appreciate our corporate guests and work hard to accommodate their needs. We will review your suggestion about the espresso bar and see what we can do about keeping it open later. Thanks again for acknowledging my staff. JWM-GM-CFLKA More 

Rancho Mirage, California
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137 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

The Cape Fox is probably the best available when you visit Ketchikan but the property is beginning to show some age and the rooms are starting to go downhill. In a waterside property, maintenance is certainly the key and it just appears that area is beginning to slip a bit. Front desk folks are more than helpful and do their... More 

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Thank Ed W
James M, General Manager at Cape Fox Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ed W Thanks for the review; we acknowledge your comments and are happy to report that we are right in the middle of selecting the new upgrades that will be installed this fall. Upon your return you will be pleased to find that we have made quite a few improvements. We appreciate that you still consider us the best... More 

Webster, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The lodge was a wonderful place to stay. The rooms were excellent, the staff friendly and the restaurant was one of the best I have ever had the pleasure to eat at. The menu was fantastic and the presentation was excellent. We stayed at the Lodge as part of a fishing charter package. I am anxious to return, if only... More 

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Thank MBC77
James M, General Manager at Cape Fox Lodge, responded to this review

Dear MBC77 Thanks for the review we really appreciate it. Great news for your return visit and for all our guests, our one of a kind Funicular; “The Cape Fox Tram” is up and running with complimentary access to the world renowned Creek Street and downtown. Thank you again for recognizing my staff and especially the Chef and his crew,... More 

Arcata, California
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117 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great view, comfortable rooms excellent service and perfect location. How could you go wrong. Make sure and ride the tram. The hotels sits on the hill just above downtown Ketchikan so the view of the bay and town below are amazing. The tram takes you right into the heart of the historic area to you don't have to make the... More 

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Thank bmp68
James M, General Manager at Cape Fox Lodge, responded to this review

Dear BMP68 Thank you for your very kind review, our advertising brochure could not have put it any better; and to top it off our ownership is in the middle of planning an incredible upgrade to our already amazing lodge. Thank you once again for your heart felt review. JWM-GM-CFLKA More 

Friant, California
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57 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Stay here annually for a fishing trip. Rooms are comfortable, staff very friendly and helpful. Food in restaurant is very good; nice place to eat when you are tired from your day activities. Again, staff very friendly.

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Thank Thad S
James M, General Manager at Cape Fox Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Thad S, Thank you for recognizing our hard working and friendly staff. Your continued patronage is a great testament of their ongoing effort at making sure that our guests are comfortable, their rooms are clean and they enjoy their stay. We look forward to seeing you again next year, JWM-GM-CFLKA More 

Colorado
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Pew were on our way to a fighting lodge on Prince of Wales Island, but due to foggy rainy weather, our floatplane was grounded. The hotel offered accomodations at a discounted rate to those of us stuck in Ketchikan for the night. The rooms were standard comfortable rooms with nice beds and nice towels. The trek to the room was... More 

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Thank jrcdsharp
James M, General Manager at Cape Fox Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jrcdsharp I see you were able to experience Ketchikan’s famous ever changing, never predictable weather. I am glad we were able to accommodate you and get you a room at the last minute. You are right our restaurant does not open until 6:30 AM. However, Numshee Jitters our Espresso Bar opens early AM and has fresh Muffins, Croissants, Cinnamon... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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82 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I can't rate the rooms since I didn't stay here but let me share my overall experience and impression. I was wandering Ketchikan, Creek Street specifically, and found the tram. I decided to pay the $2 for the all day ticket and rode to the top. I was surprised to find the Lodge since I was not expecting much beyond... More 

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Thank rhodabow
James M, General Manager at Cape Fox Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rhodabow. Thank you for the review of our restaurant and staff. I am glad your wanderings lead you to our doorstep. The Cape Fox Lodge has been here for 25 years and I am very proud of my staff, the service they provide and the ownership they take maintaining the Lodge keeping it ready for our guests as you... More 

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