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Hotel Seward

#2 of 15 Hotels in Seward
Certificate of Excellence
2.5 of 5
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221 5th Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
Hotel Seward
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Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Seward
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic place. Very quiet and comfy. Fantastic people also. Loved my stay. I'd go nowhere else in seward. Amazing restaurant with high end food. Not many choices but what's there will always be the very best. Staff were always kind and put up with my questions and helped me with a dead battery also. The very best. Don't hesitate to... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beds and pillows are super cozy. The rooms with a view are worth it. Excellent staff, great stay, worth the price! Prefect location for bars, restaurants, tours. Quiet at night, near the nightlife but cannot hear a sound. Check out the historic photos and information on the lobby and in the halls.

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Skagway
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a cute little historic room with bath on second floor. Updated and very comfortable. No elevator and stairs are steep so plan accordingly. Best price in town, very helpful and friendly staff. Good location in town, across fro SeaLife Center and walking path around town.

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

A great community of people here. Best Western recommended here because they accept dogs. Grateful for the recommendation, upon walking in you are embraced by the incredible history of this town and all the great people it took to create it. Love the way the current owners Mary & Mark honor the previous owner Ms. Gene with the restaurant and... More 

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Mary K, Owner at Hotel Seward, responded to this review

Dear Kim, Thank you, it is always our intention to make our guest stay enjoyable and share Seward's rich history with them. I appreciate the time we had to visit. It is always helpful when we get input to help give our guest a better experience. If you have any suggestions, please send them to me. Hope to see you... More 

Kenai, Alaska
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My lady and I spent a wonderful January weekend here. Because of the time of year we basically had the beautiful Hotel Seward to ourselves. The front desk agent gave us a very nice warm greeting. The lobby is great, such personality and charm. Our room was perfect, clean and inviting. Hotel Seward is in a perfect location, walking distance... More 

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Mary K, Owner at Hotel Seward, responded to this review

Robert, Thank you sincerely, we try our best to have staff that makes you feel at home. Chef Jeff is a wonderful new addition to our family. Please say hi when you stop in again, Mary More 

sydney
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Spent two nights here,as we were coming to the end of a wonderful trip,very nice and friendly staff,room was of good size,nice and clean,great location to wander around town,close to some great little bars,would stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We had the big corner room with the excellent view, a fireplace, plush antique looking chairs, and art deco lamp shades. The room was comfortable and quiet, and the staff was all friendly and helpful. We met the owners as we left, very nice people. Highly recommend!

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Marion, Indiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a terrific meal one evening and met lots of interesting people in the restaurant. Food and service are top rate, there is a lot of original art and period photography all over the restaurant. The staff will let you walk around and take pictures, and it was their great attitudes that brought us back for dinner.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Stay in this hotel for an authentic Alaskan experience with perks. This is a nicely restored historic hotel in the best location in Seward. The extended family that operates the hotel are an Alaskan treasure on to themselves. Great service, no request too small. Rides to and from train station and drop sites for tours, no problem. Keep your sense... More 

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wales
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Room was quite comfortable but there are issues with the plumbing this is probably due to the age of the building. Housekeeping leaves a lot to be desired, items found in draws, namely a big bag of medication from the previous occupant, the attitude of staff when this was brought to their attention.

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Mary K, Manager at Hotel Seward, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I apologize that you had any issue when you where here in June. Unfortunately plumbing can be an issue that can only be fixed when the problem occur. We do try to fix them as quickly as possible, but if we cannot get it to repeat it may take more then 1 try. We always try to do... More 

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