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Knik River Lodge

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3.5 of 5
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29979 E. Knik River Road, 50 miles north of Anchorage, Palmer, AK 99645
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cabins are spacious, clean and cute with lovely private bathroom, food excellent and our helicopter excursion to the glacier was fun amazing and educational. We had our 2 young adult children age 22 and 23 who thought it was spectacular!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited the Knik River Lodge in mid August 2015. Unfortunately we arrived late, around 7:30PM and had to leave early the next morning to make it up to Denali by 1:00pm so we weren't able to enjoy the KRL as much as we would have liked. The cabins were beautiful inside, very clean, cozy, and modern.... More 

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Rixensart, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice cabin with comfortable bed. Mini corner including micro oven, fridge ... Restaurant installed in a yurt. Excellent food. Two choice menu available. Good wine and even special Belgian beer. Easy parking. Excellent road to reach the hotel (dead end). Not possible to hike to the glacier. Possible with bad or helicopter !!!!

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Arlington Heights
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this lodge one night, and enjoyed the tranquility very much. We had a lovely "mountain" breakfast served to us, and ate it on our porch on a peaceful morning. WiFi is spotty, and cable is not yet available, but the atmosphere is quintessential Alaska. The family who owns the lodge is delightful.

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful stop, a hidden gem with a lodge feel and friendly folks to welcome and help. The cabins were very nice with small porch for viewing. The accommodations are Alaska but very clean, comfortable, and down right pleasant. I would stay again but more than one night. Probably need reservations since they only have about 20 cabins.

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Graham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed three nights to explore the area north of Anchorage. The cabins were nice with great views of the river and mountains though not very widely spaced. The bed was comfortable with lots of pillows (9!) and there was plenty of hot water for showers. We brought our own bowls and spoons so with a quick stop at the... More 

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Clawson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I happened upon this place by chance and I couldn't feel luckier to have discovered it. It really feels that way...like a discovery. Situated 11 miles off the main road, The Knik River Lodge feels like it's on another planet. And I mean that in the best possible way. As my friend and I were pulling up I kept excitedly... More 

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Kingston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the lodge just one night, and we wished we had had more time. We spent the afternoon at the Matanuska Glacier and instead of going back to Anchorage, we decided to spend the night in Palmer. There are not too many hotels there, however!!! We found the lodge, and we loved it. It is definitely remote, a... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had groupon here with heli ride, the room was very nice, clean and new, I love their little balcony with dinning table outside! Great towels, bed and bedding, all very nice. The only thing is the on site dinning, it was very busy with only one waiter. He didn't want us to sit outside and also told us the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

While the cabin was nice and the staff friendly and helpful, I found the following to be very lacking: 1. No advance notice of no wifi or cable. 2. Breakfast is only a small continental tray brought to your cabin. No selection is available. 3. On arrival, I was arbitrarily told that my 11:30 dog sled trip was moved to... More 

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