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Moby Dick Hostel & Lodging

432 Third Avenue, P.O. Box 624, Seward, AK 99664
Moby Dick Hostel & Lodging
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fribourg, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a few days in this very comfortable small hostel. I felt like at home. Kitchen well equiped, confortable dormitory, very clean, free parking useful travel books and free wifi. The managers are very friendly and help me to book amazing activities with good discount. They also let me use the facilities after the check-out and keep my material... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I stayed at the hostel for 3 nights in the dorm. It's small but clean and comfortable. The dorm beds are just $25 per night, and it's $1 to rent a towel. It's a very cute place, the people are very friendly and at least while we were there, everyone was very respectful of each others' space and were mindful... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

thanks to Susanne who was constantly helping me with my queries before I arrived in Seward. what a beautiful and comfy hostel if you compare with the one I stayed in anchorage. good location. All things in Seward is one most expensive within the whole States so Moby dick is relatively cheap. I find the hostel friendly and clean and... More 

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chicago,illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I was backpacking through Alaska and stayed at Seward for few days. Glad I chose Moby Dick Hostel for the stay. It is 10-15 mins walk from the harbor where one takes the glacier cruises. Harbor area has some restaurants. There are more restaurants (plus the Sealife Center) on the other side of the hostel too, which are again not... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

this was not a bad place to stay as far as hostels go - the staff/owners seemed a bit stressed every time i encountered them, which automatically made me feel slightly less at ease. many of the other guests were quite noisy and a couple of the guests who shared my dorm-style room were backpackers who obviously hadn't bathed in... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We really enjoyed staying here and excellent value at $25 each, sharing a 6 bunk room. Our request for a lower bunk (at 65 and 67 years old) was provided. Free wi fi and a well equipped kitchen with balcony. As we are travelling with hand luggage only, we appreciated the clean sheets and pillow case provided with a duvet... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

When I am traveling with friends, this is my go-to in Seward. The hotels are very expensive in the summer and this is a deal whether you stay in the dorms or private room, which I have stayed in both. There is a nice kitchen area and small common room. The bathrooms could definitely use an upgrade, but for the... More 

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Weldon, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We were in the house down the street from the main hostel, that being said good points and bad points. There was no coffee provide here( there was some instant in the window seal that was as hard as the salt. The bed was clean and comfortable, and the second night we did end up having the whole place to... More 

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Clarens, South Africa
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I am the South African that stayed in September 2013. The following need attention: 1. No reception during the day until 7pm. Nobody answers the phone until 7pm. 2. The check in time is 7pm. I arrived at 11am and had to wait until 7pm before I could speak to anybody. I could not store my luggage anywhere and wasted... More 

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Baton Rouge
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is a nice and affordable place to stay for a group of people. The owners are quite friendly. It has both hostel style dorm and private room. The first days we stay in a dorm accommodates six people. the first layer of sheet of bed was not that clean, anyway, you will place another sheet on it, so it's... More 

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