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Gilmore Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   326 Front Street, Ketchikan, AK 99901
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Ranked #7 of 9 hotels in Ketchikan
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since I love the downtown location, and the food at Annabelle's, I was a a long time customer of the Gilmore Hotel, up till the point I found the Super 8 to be a better deal, for the price. The cheapest rooms at the Gilmore have tiny shower / toilets, and are cramped, with a view of the neighboring buildings'... More

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old hotel with lots of charm. Very friendly staff. It is right downtown so you have the convenience of walking anywhere. As expected, nthe rooms are on the small side but have everything needed. We had windows overlooking the main street adn harbor.

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Dayton, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Gilmore Hotel for 4 nites and it was great. Being an old hotel, it is not as perfect as the newer chain hotels but it's age gives it it's charm. The front desk bent over backwards for our needs and it is conveniently located in town. The rooms were clean and the beds comfortable. We also... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the hotel for six days whilst I was going to the hospital and found the rooms to be comfortable and the service excellent. The staff were very understanding of my situation went out of there way to help me. I would recommend the hotel to anyone and will certainly be staying there again when I am in... More

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Calumet, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Where do I start? One double bed, which we knew going in, but just two tiny pillows and no room for suitcases. Useless bathroom. Nowhere to hang towels, bathroom fixtures that turn off as soon as you let go of them. One small glass shelf for accessories, no other place in bathroom for toiletries. Shelf mounted very closely over self-turning... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Make no mistake this is not a chain hotel and there are pluses and minuses to that. We found it refreshingly different. It was clean, our room had a great view across the front and breakfast was OK. Only drawback was virtually non existent WiFi. Location and staff all good. Would stay again for sure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This isn't a bland, cookie cutter chain hotel, so people used to that type of place will probably be disappointed. We enjoyed the historic feel and fantastic location. Being an old hotel, some details are a little worn, but the helpful staff and reasonable rates offset that for us. You simply can't beat the location downtown, and it was great... More

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Godfrey, Illinois
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Pictures online made it look "charming" from the street, but this hotel is very worn out. Kind of stuffy, smelly, dirty and rough. Thought I could deal with one night but I checked out after 30 minutes. Not sure if they refunded the money or not but I did not care...I called the Best Western and was able to get... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The rooms are old but clean, front desk service is slow and not very friendly. The room was hot with no air conditioning. The hotel is attached to Annabelle's rstrnt, they provided a continental breakfast that was below average. If you need a place to sleep it's better than being outside.

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Juneau, Alaska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

My Alaska Airlines flight to Juneau from Ketchikan / Seattle ended up going back to Ketchikan (the 630PM seattle flight) -- so I went on GoGo wireless to book a hotel for the night - the Super 8 and the Gilmore came up. I just briefly scrolled through the reviews thinking it would be OK, considering I'll be saving about... More

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ketchikandeb2013, General Manager at Gilmore Hotel, responded to this review

We are very sorry for the troubles you had with the reservation you booked thru bookings.com, we were unaware of your reservation as all bookings.com reservations are sent to us by fax and the fax we received from bookings.com did not arrive until 8:35 am the day after your reservation. We have notified bookings.com of this matter and are working... More

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Address: 326 Front Street, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Location: United States > Alaska > Ketchikan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gilmore Hotel 2.5*
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