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Sourdough Sue's Yurts

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33940 Tressler Ave, Seward, AK
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Sourdough Sue's Yurts
Ranked #11 of 41 Specialty Lodging in Seward
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for both privacy and convenience, Sue and her husband have an ideal place to stay. The yurts are spacious, comfortable, and modern with just the right amount of Alaskan feel. If you visit during the summer, get used to perpetual twilight at night but don't let that keep you from enjoying the fire pit outside. Sue gave... More 

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Ootimom, Owner at Sourdough Sue's Yurts, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We love to make our customers feel life they are at a home away from home. Wee appreciate your business, and hope that one day you will return to stay with us. More 

Mankato, MN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Our party of five adults spent two nights in the two bedroom yurt and loved it. It is a unique lodging with very friendly and helpful hosts. The yurt was clean and spacious and had every accommodation we needed. Would definitely stay here again. When you leave, you will be wondering where you can buy and put your own yurt!

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Ootimom, Owner at Sourdough Sue's Yurts, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Our 30ft . yurt is perfect for a large group of up to (8) guests with plenty of hot water. The (2) private bedrooms make it a little more private when traveling with a group. Our yurts are fun and in a unique area with lots of wildlife. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is one of our new favorite places to stay in Alaska! Sue was incredibly accommodating and helpful with the entire visit, including a smooth booking process, calling the week before our arrival to confirm and make sure we didn't have any questions, all the way through to our checkout 3 nights later. Once we arrived she was a great... More 

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Ootimom, Owner at Sourdough Sue's Yurts, responded to this review

Thank you Minnesottans for your great review. These guests like so many others are priceless when it comes to friendliness. We appreciate your business . More 

Negaunee, Michigan, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We really enjoyed our night in the Yurt! We were a multi-generational family traveling in AK this summer and needed a place to stay with at least 3 beds. The hotels in Seward just don't offer that. I was thrilled to find Sourdough Sue's close to town. The yurt was warm, dry, and comfortable. We had all the kitchen amenities... More 

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Ootimom, Owner at Sourdough Sue's Yurts, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Yurts are fun and kids and family seem to love them. More 

MI
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

we went to seward for a cruise and show our niece from out of state around .Sue was very sweet and nice durning the booking process. she made a mistake and double booked the yurt we had reserved and confirmed she asked if she could move us and our things to a different yurt the second day we had prepaid... More 

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Ootimom, Owner at Sourdough Sue's Yurts, responded to this review

These young adults were very disrespectful . They took advantage of my good nature and hospitality. I offered to accommodate them and move their luggage for them the next morning to the other yurt. they did not tell me that they had left a whole truck full of items weightin hundreds of pounds to move. If they would have asked... More 

Silicon Valley
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Five of us stayed in Sue's largest yurt. It was immaculate and well furnished. Sue was very friendly and helpful. The kitchen was complete (except for oven) and the grill worked very well. Would stay there again without hesitation.

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Ootimom, Owner at Sourdough Sue's Yurts, responded to this review

Our large yurt is a great place for families. Lots of room to move around and sleep. More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great yurts that are out in the woods and certainly something different than a hotel. Very well maintained. The oil heater/stove added to the experience. An easy drive into Seward and the beautiful Kenai National Park and Exit glacier.

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Ootimom, Owner at Sourdough Sue's Yurts, responded to this review

Though not totally in the woods, Bear Lake is a unique small community. Thanks! More 

Tustin, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A great alternative to staying in Seward proper. Don't think that these are basic tents, the yurts are large, clean and have all the amenities. Sue and Greg are great as well. Stay here, you won't regret it.

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Ootimom, Owner at Sourdough Sue's Yurts, responded to this review

We try to keep our lodging groomed and clean.. Guests seem to like the fact that it is not your basic cabin. More 

GTA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Had the pleasure of staying in one of Sue's cabins - which was neatly prepared upon our arrival, with full attention to even the smallest details. The yurts are not your typical bare-bones yurts, but rather a modernized touch - which makes the experience even better for a first time user. Sue and her husband - and their dogs -... More 

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Ootimom, Owner at Sourdough Sue's Yurts, responded to this review

Yes, Our dogs are the main attraction to our lodging. The keep all predators out and our good guests comfy and protected. More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

My first time living in a yurt. It was amazing. It was clean, comfortable. 5 of us shared the smaller yurt and it was not a problem at all. It had good kitchen, toilet and even a grill at the deck. We could not figure out how to close the skylight first night. The hosts were wonderful people. It was... More 

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Ootimom, Owner at Sourdough Sue's Yurts, responded to this review

I love it when our guests describe their stay as a unique experinece. Once more I smile. More 

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Address: 33940 Tressler Ave, Seward, AK
Location: United States > Alaska > Seward
Number of rooms: 3

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