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Hatcher Pass Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
Fishhook Willow Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
Hatcher Pass Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Texas City, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had reservations to spend one night there and we were looking SO forward to it. I called and paid half payment for deposit. We left Talkeetna and were on our way when it started snowing so we kept on going. This was a winding road going up in elevation. The paved road ended and we still had 27 miles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Tiny rustic cabins perched on the hillside above the tree line in a gorgeous mountain pass. What more could you ask for? The whole place is very informal. It took us several calls to make a reservation because no one had "the book" when we called. We finally reserved a cabin for one night, and the place was so perfect... More 

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New York City, New York
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34 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Our family of five spent one night at Hatcher Pass. Really cute cabins. Almost like nice camping w/ electricity, a sink and a chemical toilet which is better than no toilet. Restaurant was perfectly fine, pretty much one gentleman was our cook and our waiter, we were only ones in the place. Not cheap, but you feel very remote so... More 

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erin corner, wi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I stopped here for a late lunch. We left feeling hungry and kind of ripped off. We both had a turkey sandwich. Turkey, tomato, cheese, mayo on bread with a little scoop of potato salad. $17.75 each! That's outrageous, even for Alaska. Our server disappeared without bringing our drinks or napkins, so we helped ourselves. Which is... More 

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battle ground
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

After spending an unforgettable day hiking the mountains we decided to warm up in the lodge and have lunch. The lodge is picture perfect and adorable, but they know they are the only place to serve food for miles around and the prices reflect it. $9 for a pb&j ? no way. Instead, order the fondue at least you get... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We have been going here for years- our favorite time is in the fall. The drive is stunning and the simplicity- no TV, wifi -and spotty cell- is just what lovers and writers appreciate. Teens may complain-- but get them out hiking! The stream is lovely music all night long and the misty clouds provide an envelope of stillness. The... More 

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Nikiski, Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Only a short drive up (and up) a paved road, you come to Hatcher Pass Lodge. Built in 1982, the lodge has a certain quality that reminds you of days gone by. When we arrived they had a roaring fire going and greeted us immediately. We were made to feel right at home. Due to the prices, we did not... More 

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Kenai, Alaska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I have stayed here serval times, I LOVE IT.. If you want a stream beside your cabin, a ghost town, huge mountains, a rustic lodge restaurant with pot belly stove, and a place dogs are welcome, this is the place, It is the REAL ALASKAN EXPERIENCE. It is clean, quite, fun, remote, and you can hike, ski, explore, drink wine,... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

You won't find another place with a view out your cabin window like this. Other viewers well document this location and what it looks like. It's too bad that the entire facility shows marginal maintenance and is in poor repair. My wife with the good nose felt the cabin "bathroom" area with the chemical toilet wasn't particularly clean, and everything... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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98 reviews 98 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Excellent stop for coffee and desert, nice atmosphere and view, coffee and food good and service excellent. Conveniently located and adequate parking, no waiting in line. Cozy fireplace running if it happens to be cool out.

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