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Moby Dick Hostel & Lodging

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432 Third Avenue, P.O. Box 624, Seward, AK 99664
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Moby Dick Hostel & Lodging
Ranked #21 of 41 Specialty Lodging in Seward
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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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chicago,illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is a hostel with a few rooms with shared baths. I stayed in a room and shared a bath with another room. It was clean, although the lighting in the bathroom was very poor. My issues with this facility were two fold. One the stairs were very steep, old and narrow. I am a fit 65 year old, but... More 

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Villa Park, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We booked the room with an efficient kitchenette. Bathroom was right outside the room and kept very clean. Ample space for two of us to spread out. View was perfect to enjoy the bay and mountains. Walking distance to downtown, but still very quiet location. Steps were a little steep to get up to the 2nd floor - no biggie,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Moby Dick is the best value in Seward. We stayed in the smaller lodging room which had a kitchenette, double and twin bed, right across from the shared bath. The kitchenette was well stocked with cookware/dishes/hot plate/small refridge and FREE coffee! Nice touch. It was very clean - felt welcoming and comfy. Suzanne and her daugher, Merit, were wonderful -... More 

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Address: 432 Third Avenue, P.O. Box 624, Seward, AK 99664
Location: United States > Alaska > Seward
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 29

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