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Renfro's Lakeside Retreat

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27177 Seward Highway, Seward, AK 99664
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Ranked #3 of 43 Specialty Lodging in Seward
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, well kept, organized. Only missing wifi, but, we knew that going in. Great get away, very quiet and reasonably priced. You wont be disapointed if you are looking for a quiet secluded place for a few days. If you are visiting Seward I would stay here again.

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My 2 teenage sons and I stayed here for 2 nights. It is a very quiet area outside Seward (about 20-25 minutes). The cabin was very clean, comfortable beds, efficient and well stocked kitchen, dining table, nice grill outside and a fire ring/pit area. Beautiful area for walks with the lake very close. There are paddle boats, we did not... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 2 nights at a cabin at Renfro's. The cabin was very spacious-- my husband & I slept in the upstairs loft area and our teenage son slept on a bunkbed downstairs. We appreciated having a kitchen to prepare some of our own meals. Outside there was a fire ring, but we didn't use it. The cabin was located... More 

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Albany, Missouri
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Words cannot describe this beautiful place. Clean, secluded, relaxing, quiet , a piece of heaven. And Gary is one of the nicest people we have ever met. We hope to go back to Alaska in the near future and wouldn't think of staying anywhere else.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We checked out of a noisy hotel and did a last minute booking of this place. What a relief! Twenty miles out of town and our cabin was tucked into trees in a quiet nook in the woods. I'm a early riser, unlike my teenage daughter. I woke up at 6 went to the laundry and came back to the... More 

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant, secluded, wonderful setting, AAA showers and laundry. Next trip to Alaska a must stay. Clean, everything needed for the RV was located right. Just off the highway but far enough no noise. Thanks Gary we will be back

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Lake George, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped in a camper van with easy access to shower & bathrooms. Individual unit for each & very clean. Gary was a wonderful host & helped us clarify our Kenai Fijords excursion by contacting them for us. WiFi was pretty nonexistent, same for phone service. Otherwise, a great stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleased with our RV stay. The grounds were clean and well-maintained. We utilized a shared picnic table; sharing was never a problem. Neighboring guests and camp hosts were friendly but not overbearing. We also used the playground (sort of like a garage sale mix of outdoor toys), paddle boats (set on a beautiful lake), and tour booking service... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for a couple of nights in June. The cottage was so comfortable with a well equipped kitchen. The view from the window of the cottage was just gorgeous. If we come back to this area in the future I will come back to this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is located 15-20 mins from Seward downtown. The property is laid out beautifully and its very spacious. Plenty of activities to do on campus. (Hiking, boating). We liked everything except for the bathroom, which was not too convenient. But cannot ask for more in a place as remote and serene as this.

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