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Narrows Inn & Marina

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4871 North Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan, AK 99901
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Ranked #6 of 9 hotels in Ketchikan
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The reception staff were rude and often found asleep at the desk. The owner abused us as soon as we arrived and entered the bar area. The food is disgraceful and the photos on the internet are nothing like the hotel in reality. Couldn't wait to leave!!!!! Would never recommend.

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Port Townsend, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms are pretty average but clean and servicable. The food in the restaurant is very good and they are very accommodating. Breakfast is excellent. They have a shuttle that will take you anywhere you want to go. All in all a nice experience.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't review this hotel like I would in the Lower 48. Alaska is different. While the outside of the hotel looks like it is someplace for fisherman only (not really pretty), it actually is a very good place to stay. We had flown all day to get to Ketchikan and were pretty tired. While the hotel is a little... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was clean and comfortable. The bed was a big saggy where (apparently) everyone who has ever rented the room has sat. Our room was a queen-twin 2-bed room and it was a tight fit, but adequate since we didn't spend much time indoors. Temperature was comfortable with a heater and thermostat, no AC, but the sliding door to... More

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Lewistown, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice comfortable bed, pleasant staff, seemed clean. I liked the fan in the room and the breakfast was enough. We didn't have any problems. I haven't stayed in another Ketchikan hotel so not sure of other options. They are all expensive!

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Seattle, Washington
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Tiny grungy rooms! Food and restaurant experience negative! This almost seems like a place that has outlived its life and is about to close! We tried it for its proximity to the water. Would sleep in the airport and eat from vending machines before this again!

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San Leandro, CA
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed there one night. Next time, we would pay a bit more and go for one of the other places in town. There was a VERY smelly chair (upholstered) in the room - I thought the terrible smell was coming in through the open window, then finally figured out it was embedded in the fabric of the chair I... More

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Bend, Oregon
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69 reviews 69 reviews
3 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

We called many months in advance to book our rooms directly with the hotel. Everything was smooth and professional. When the first of our group arrived, the were told that the hotel was overbooked and they were upgraded to the honeymoon suite. It was very nice, and quickly became party central for our stay. (4 nights). The owners were friendly... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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21 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I could easily give this place lower * as it is attached to a bar with a drunk owner that does everything to ruin your stay there, but I will separate the two (read my review of the bar). The rooms are small, but with all the amenities (fridge, microwave), etc... The blinds were broken in my room. A stay... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Management is SLOOOOOOW for checking or even answering questions. The rooms are shabby, beds have horrible, worn out mattresses and not sure they even change the sheets. We were given keys to a room already that had occupants.

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Address: 4871 North Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan, AK 99901
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Location: United States > Alaska > Ketchikan
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Narrows Inn & Marina 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Narrows Hotel Ketchikan
Narrows Hotel Marina
Narrows Inn & Marina Ketchikan, Alaska

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The Narrows Inn is the only year round hotel located on the water. We have panoramic views from our restaurant and lounge. We have an assortment of rooms ranging from our garden view, to ocean view, and three themed suites. Our shuttle bus is on demand for trips to town and the airport ferry. This is where "the bridge to nowhere" was supposed to be built, thus you must take a ferry from the island where the airplanes land to our island where the town is located. We will pick you up and take you to the hotel located 1 mile north of the airport ferry, making it extremely easy access coming to and from the airport. Our restaurant is known for its excellent food, especially the cedar planked salmon and halibut. ... more   less 
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