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Knik River Lodge

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   29979 E. Knik River Road, 50 miles north of Anchorage, Palmer, AK 99645
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I don't know where to begin when writing this review. There are so many things to write about. First, I was staying in Seward and couldn't find a place to stay that I liked for the next night. I found the Knik River Lodge on trip advisor and phoned about 9 PM, hoping that maybe they'd have a vacancy. Peter,... More

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent two nights at Knik River Lodge on a recent trip to Alaska and were very happy with our stay there. The cabins are very clean and nice and were supplied with everything we needed. The setting is a quiet, beautiful river valley surrounded by mountains. The staff is friendly and helpful. We also took the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend and I just recently came back from a week long stay. The lodge was quaint and the staff was fabulous! Not to mention, a couple of visits to the Yurt was pretty cool, the food was awesome! Arthur made our dining experience wonderful. He also gave us great tips about what to see at the Alaska State... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Knik River Lodge from 14-16 August, 2014. The cabins were a dream come true. They are very cosy and clean with a great shower! The view was incredible, right across from the mountains. Wow! The cabins had their own veranda so you could sip your coffee / tea and be amazed by the view. The restaurant was... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We can't say enough nice things about these cabins. They are quite a distance from the city and perfect little cabins with built-in picnic tables on the porches to enjoy the scenery. Breakfast was in a basket and included things such as yogurt, muffins, OJ, and toast. Yes, a yurt is a tent, but dinner in the yurt was divine!The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owners and workers of Knik River Lodge are simply amazing! Just the kindest people that you could ever meet! Cabins are clean and are located in an area with mind blowing beautiful views! Dinner in the yurt was delicious! Disaster struck when I managed to run over a large nail on my way to the cabins. Car rental had... More

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Davenport, Iowa
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were in Alaska for the third time and I had the best tour ever at this lodge! We enjoyed the sweet cabins, dinner in the yurt and the dark West Coast coffee, finally a good cup of coffee! All of this was wonderful but the helicopter ride out to Lake George to kayak with the icebergs was the trip... More

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Yokneam Moshava
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32 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Unfortunately we got there very late at night and so missed also the included breakfast, before needing to move on according to plan. The cabin was very cute and the location looks like it has a huge potential. Another mistake we made, was not booking up-front (weeks or months ahead, apparently), the boat ride we intended to take nearby to... More

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Warren, New Jersey
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135 reviews 135 reviews
123 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I had very high expectation about this lodge and they didn't let me down. Staff welcomed us like family members. Cabin room is comfy, and sitting at the small deck watching the valley is so enjoyable. Although the whole lodge was fully booked, it was so quiet at night so we could take full advantage of the comfortable bed and... More

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our helicopter tour and dog sled ride was one of the highlights of our trip to Alaska! Joseph was our pilot and very knowledgable about the area and the glacier and had keen eyesight so he was able to point out all the black bears on the mountain-sides as we headed out to the glacier. The dog sled camp was... More

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Address: 29979 E. Knik River Road, 50 miles north of Anchorage, Palmer, AK 99645
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Location: United States > Alaska > Palmer
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Knik River Lodge 3.5*
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Picture yourself on the deck of a beautiful cabin, pondering the serenity of the wilderness. Look for our resident moose or listen to the great horned owl in his favorite lookout tree on top of the hill. Knik River Lodge is remote enough to be true wilderness, yet just one hour by car from Anchorage. Perfectly situated for exploring South-central Alaska, we invite you to share our magical part of the world. ... more   less 
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