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RW's Fishing & Big Eddy Resort

P.O. Box 3824, Kenai Peninsula, Soldotna, AK 99669
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Sequim, Washington
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Stayed at RW's for a week at the end of June to early July. The property is well maintained, clean, and accommodating. The room was spacious and the housekeeping staff came daily to empty trash and tidy up a bit. The king salmon fishing with a guide was non-productive. We did however, see fish being caught in several areas of... More 

1 Thank rstandly
Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Since one of the ladies in our group is handicapped, we rented unit number 7, which is fully ADA compliant. The unit had a full kitchen and a view of the Kenai River from our front porch. Daily maid service was excellent. The fish processing and packaging is excellent. Since only one of us fished, RW made arrangements to suit... More 

Thank OurtriptoAlaska
Durham, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

The facility was really nice. It was clean and well maintained. The fishing trips were spectacular and the guides were knowledgeable. We took two halibut trips to Homer. You definitely need to have a vehicle or you can't get to the halibut fishing or the fly-out trips. We would go again.

Thank Barbara H
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

If the three main things you are looking at for an Alaska trip is fishing, location & lodging this might be a good choice. I stayed here in August 2013 with my elderly father and the accommodations were clean & comfortable and has free wifi. Restaurants & full scale grocery store were close so that made it easy to outfit... More 

4 Thank LLynn
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134 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

You can't beat the deal RW's offers! river fishing, fly out fishing, halibut fishing, fish within feet from your door. Super Clean. The location of the resort can not be beat. But this is a no frills resort its all about the fishing!! let me repeat fishing! RW's boats are super clean and well taken care of. The rooms are... More 

1 Thank califcruiser1
Salt Lake City, Utah
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I purchased a trip here through a fundraising auction and was a little skeptical at first because of some of the reviews, but I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived. We arrived late on a Saturday evening and were greeted with a smile by (Deanna) and told we were not scheduled to fish for the next day and that was... More 

4 Thank Yellowstone75
Colorado Springs
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Checked in on a Saturday and was told that King Salmon fishing was closed on the river indefinitely last Thursday. Off to a bad start!!! The good. The property is really nice and the condos are great. Very clean and spacious. The entire property is very well maintained and beautiful. They take good care of your fish and are a... More 

6 Thank Bayboy56
San Diego, California
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43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

hmmm it's a very *flexible* place i guess. The time of departure was confirmed one day before. And somehow i thought the day trip for silver salmon charter is deep ocean trip. Guess not. Basically we only spent 5 hours on two spots on the river, and the spots are just sorta part of the resort. But it costs 220... More 

6 Thank JuliaPetite
Redondo Beach, California
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

No matter how hard they try, you can't catch when there are no fish in the Kenia River. Upper Kenia was closed and they just opened lower Kenia the day we got there. From what we saw....or didn't see...very, very few are catching fish. The Russian River "combat fishing" grounds were bare. Every year, the numbers are diminishing. I realize... More 

3 Thank She60_11
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

My sister and I went up to RW's. Our guide Nate was the best. We were a bit early for the first run of Kings. But that is why it is called fishing not catching. But we still brought in two Kings and had the best time in the boat. Nate not only meet us with a smile he kept... More 

1 Thank Loriann W
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