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Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

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Mile 133 Parks Highway, Denali State Park, Trapper Creek, AK 99683
Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last summer I worked at the lodge, so I had access to all of the rooms. So I can tell you that even if you are not staying at apartment you can feel comfy and cozy. The rooms aren't very big, but if you are traveling alone or at least with one more person you gonna have plenty of space.I... More 

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Mont-Royal
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Absolutely worth the money. This hotel is more like a lodge but has all the necessary amenities. It cannot be classified as LUXURY the way a 5 star hotel would be classified in a big city, but it is quite charming. A nice pre-cruise land tour. The hotel is located on an extraordinary site, we were blessed at Mont-McKinley was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
19 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed 3 nights as part of our Alaskan Princess Cruise. Mt McKinley has very big lodges camp style lodges with individual rooms with ensuite. We arrived in light rain & cloud but were stunned when we woke up early next morning to see Mt McKinley in all its glory - quite breathtaking. The Lodge is rather isolated and aside... More 

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Midland, MI
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stayed here as part of our Princess Cruise/Land Tour. Looks like it has beautiful views but it was rainy while we stayed here. Room was fine. We enjoyed a free lecture by some Mt Everest hikers. We just wished that it was closer to Talkeetna. It is quite a long shuttle ride to town. Talkeetna is a fun town... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Lodge, but you should be prepared. Things to remember like lodging can vary. We had temperatures in the 80's in August. They do not have air conditioning. Not complaining, just a fact. We just opened the windows and made due. The sights where breath taking so you take the good with the bad. I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

you are much better off going with Holland!! The staff at Princess are not helpful, don't really care about you and hrs want tips. We were mucked about so much with Princess, bad rooms with a gold out bed, even though paying the top price for double rooms - when they moved us it was next to a noisy elevator,... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My son and I took the train from Anchorage and spent two nights at the lodge. It was cloudy and rainy when we arrived, but the sky began to clear during the evening and McKinley became visible. It was mid-August and we were taking photos at 10:30 PM! We were quite lucky because the mountain was visible for much of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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160 reviews 160 reviews
22 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Spent two nights here as part of a Princess land and sea cruise. The lodge is spectacular. Our room had a view of the river and mountains - wow! The property is expansive - restaurants, bars, shops, etc. The rooms are clean and nicely appointed. All in all, this is a great place to stay.

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Berkshire, New York, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the McKinley princess Wilderness Lodge on our tour of Alaska. We found our room to be spectacular. It was a large corner room, very nicely appointed, with a sitting area as well as a bedroom area. The room was clean and very comfortable. Next door was one of the several restaurants on the campus,... More 

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Rocklin, California
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Second train destination on our Princess Land Tour ( on the way to "the boat" [ Coral Princess ] ). This is a fairly modern "lodge" style hotel. I'm inclined to give this a 4 rating as it is secluded, but with a spectacular view of Mt. McKinley fromt the main lodge. The large deck on the rear of the... More 

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