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Caribou Lodge Alaska

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P.O. Box 706, Talkeetna, AK 99676
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Caribou Lodge Alaska
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our all time favorite vacations!! Zac was great about giving us lots of info even before we booked and Bonnie and Joe made our stay perfect! The guest cabins are very clean and comfortable. The outhouse and shower facilities were also clean and convenient. The real jewel though is the experience created by Bonnie and Joe is such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time Denali came into view, I gasped. For four days! Every time! I had no idea what to expect from this trip. Its rural Alaska afterall, so who knows! Every single one of my expectations were exceeded. Joe and Bonnie embody hospitality. They both give their guests room for solitude, and entertain them with stories of life in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your looking for that getaway Alaskan trip this is it . Joe and Bonnie have you feeling like family . Joe will take you on a guided hikes offer beautiful scenery, a chance to see wildlife most people see only in a zoo . Bonnie is a wonderful cook and you'll be treated with her homemade preserves that are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Caribou Lodge in early June for 2 nights and it was a great experience with a warm family warm from the gracious hosts and Howie their dog! The 3 separate cabins were immaculate and the main Lodge inviting especially the home made food. The walks were tailor made for us and always interesting. Even though the restroom facilities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My husband and I have just spent 3 nights at Caribou Lodge and we loved every minute of our stay. Everything ran smoothly since the minute we made our reservation by mail. They even arranged our flights from Talkeena to the lodge and vice versa (it's a 15 minute flight and quite an experience in itself. The views from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

New owners and great success. Wonderful stay in the wilderness, in a totally quiet place, near the lake, with billions of berries, wild visible fauna (bears, beavers, eagles, mooses...). Great welcome, personalized support for exploration around the lodge, wonderful cooking by Bonnie... All perfect. Thanks a lot to Joe and Bonnie.

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Joe B, Owner at Caribou Lodge Alaska, responded to this review

Thierry and Louisa, thank you for staying with us. We enjoyed the long hikes and laughs around the table. You both were wonderful to have around! We hope as you continue your adventures that you will come back to see us at Caribou Lodge. (After all, Thierry still needs to see a Wolverine!) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It was such an honor to be one of Mike and Pam,s last guests before they turn over the lodge to Joe and Bonnie. This was my second visit to the Lodge, and it was just as enjoyable and friendly as the first visit. This is an experience of a lifetime to take in the beautiful Alaskan wilderness. Good luck... More 

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Mike N, Public Relations Manager at Caribou Lodge Alaska, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind words. Joe & Bonnie know that they have "big shoes to fill" as Mike & Pam spent a good portion of their lives making the lodge a wilderness paradise. We will strive to maintain the great operation and tradition they created. We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards sir~ More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

There are no words which could describe the untouched piece of world. There are no pictures which could show the unparalleled beauty of this place. The only thing we would like to share with you folks is a thank you to Pam and Mike!

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Mike N, Owner at Caribou Lodge Alaska, responded to this review

You are most welcome, and our sincere thanks to you for coming. It is a PLEASURE to share a bit of our slice of heaven with people who enjoy and appreciate it, as you did. Thanks for coming, we hope we meet again someday. Safe travels in your future!! More 

Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We spend 3 nights at the Caribou lodge and it was fantastic. Mike and Pam are very amazing hosts and staying in the middle of nature was great!!! Our kids loved it also very much. Hiking, shooting, learning about wood chopping, learning about what to eat and not in nature, the dog-sled and Pam's very, very good cooking, they are... More 

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Mike N, Owner at Caribou Lodge Alaska, responded to this review

Glad you had a good trip home and happy to have had you here! A good time was had by all, I think. Due to a slow computer system, and a slow "Operator" we could not get your photo...but will keep on trying. Thanks for coming, keep in touch, all our best to you and yours! More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I was blown away from the very beginning. Mike and Pam are such amazing hosts and the setting is so beautiful, peaceful and completely sublime! If you are looking to experience for a truly authentic Alaskan experience, this is your place! I cannot say enough good things about the Caribou Lodge!

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Mike N, Owner at Caribou Lodge Alaska, responded to this review

For not being able to "say enough good things" about the humble Caribou Lodge Alaska, we think you did pretty good! Thank you for your kind words, they are appreciated. But we are going to look up "sublime." Thanks for coming, happy to have you and the family back anytime!! More 

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