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Totem Square Hotel & Marina

201 Katlian, Sitka, AK 99835 (Formerly Shee Atika Totem Square Inn)
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Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Sitka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015
JohnP42301 Owensboro, Kentucky
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Owensboro, Kentucky
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90 reviews 90 reviews
43 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here after a god awful night at the Sitka Hotel, do not stay at that place. The Totem took me in on short notice and had nice clean rooms. I appreciated the help, would recommend. If I remember correctly pretty decent coffee as well.

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Seattle, Washington
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101 reviews 101 reviews
28 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This hotel has a friendly and helpful staff, and is well located on the harbor, only a block from the main street in Sitka, and across the street from the Pioneer Bar. The rooms are clean, the decor standard motel - the facilities would cost $65-$120 in the lower 48, but in Alaska, it'll be over $200, depending on demand.... More 

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Laguna Beach
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

They charge full price for rooms, yet every time something was lacking, (breakfast, Kleenex, shampoo, etc) the reason given was "well it's the end of season". They did offer to sell me a $2.00 pack of travel tissue. Wow! Also just shrugged their shoulders when I told them there was no shower soap. Sign posted, breakfast 7-11am, but when guests... More 

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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This hotel was ok. When I drop $453.60 for a hotel room over two nights, it would be great if the hotel staff would thank me as I depart, but all I got was a 'you are all set' when they handed me the receipt. Overall, they weren't very friendly and could have been rated higher if they would have... More 

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Palmer, Alaska
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Expensive prices for an average room. Very noisy until closing time all three nights we were there. No facilities for breakfast eventhough they serve lunch and fastfood dinners. We were referred to the other Westmark in town for breakfast. It was five blocks away and a rainy walk. Next visit to Sitka would try another hotel or B & B.

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Leawood, KS
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Were were here two nights. We liked our room and the restaurant/bar (The Dock Shack) within it. The hotel overlooks the harbor and there is a lot of activity. We came in on the ferry. The hotel does not meet the ferry so we booked our pickup with Sitka Tours to get us to the hotel. We didn't realize the... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We stayed here one night before starting a cruise. The room was clean but overlooked a parking lot and a bar which got somewhat noisy in the evening - which was a little annoying for a jet-lagged traveler. Advertising a "complimentary breakfast" they mean "down the road at another hotel" which wasn't an option considering time constraints in the morning... More 

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Sedro Woolley, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Two cousins and I shared one 2-bed room on the 4th floor of this hotel and had a good time. We liked the location, close to town and water with great views, and loved the shower with good water pressure -- a good change from all our other accommodations in 2 weeks! We were disappointed that the advertised "complimentary breakfast"... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

While Sitka gets a lot of tourists, most are headed for fishing excursions. It seems having a higher end hotel isn't a big concern. Ive stayed at the Totum a few times. The past few months, there is an effort to improve which was needed. The rooms are adequate but sitting on chairs with stains on them is a bit... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here the evening before boarding a cruise out of Sitka. The hotel is on the water and just a block from the small downtown. Our room was clean, of decent size and comfortable, although the hallway needed some sprucing up.

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