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2.5 of 5 Lodge   |   #15 Kennicott Millsite, Kennicott, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the south wing. These rooms are larger and have attached bath. Kennicott lodge is literally next to the Kennicott mines. The location is very picturesque. We took the meal package. The meals were phenomenal, well worth the $$. We flew in to the Airport and took the shuttle out. The flight in was beautiful gave us an... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Kennicott Glacier Lodge for the second time last month. The first trip was five years ago. Staying in Kennicott was a wonderful experience. So much history. I was able to do some late night photography that was a real treat. The staff at the Lodge was very helpful and professional. The food was great. The accommodations were comfortable... More

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Helmond, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kennicott Glacier lodge is a very special place. The location is great above the glacier. The surroundings are very special. The ancient copper mine and the walking tracks. Dinner is family style but good. It is very nice to meet other people at the table. Our south wing room was very good and spacious. Breakfast and lunch is good... More

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful stay at the Lodge in late August. Did their Grand Tour Package, flying in from Anchorage to Gulkana and then to McCarthy. The weather wasn't the greatest but we still saw amazing scenery on our ways in and out. The pilots were awesome. Once we got to the Lodge, we went to our room in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This place is the bomb! (That's a good thing). How many places can you go with a glacier out your door? Glacierologysts (is that a word) come here from round' the world to study. Get your butt out there and take advantage of the terrific outdoor guides (outside the lodge door). Yes, they have shared bathrooms but pretend you're a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Expensive -- very isolated. At least a seven hour drive east from Anchorage, the last 60 miles of which is on a pretty good (the days we drove it) gravel road, the "McCarthy Road." Very few rental cars are available for this trip, and though we'd "reserved" one from Budget (the only major company that will rent a car for... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The lodge is beautiful with access to great hikes in the midst of Wrangell St Elias. Rooms are clean, meals are nice (although dinner has a set menu per day with no options and at a set time). The downside is that the main lodge has shared bathrooms and there may be a slight wait to take a shower or... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The hotel is located in the middle of "nowhere". The way to arrive to the hotel is by flight in a light plane or by car that can pass through difficult way. Lovely view from the room. Nearby is the old copper mine of Kennicott. Within walking distance of 3 km is there is the Kennicott glacier. It's possible to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

we stayed in the south building our first night, with our own bathroom. comfortable, spacious, quiet, well cared for. stayed in the main lodge building on the first floor the second night. smaller room with a sink. men & women's toilet room (also used by dining room guests). two showers. still comfortable and well cared for but less spacious and... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I've been here many times before. Yes, the lodge can have a few quirks. If you stay in the main lodge, you will deal with shared bathrooms and creaky floors. If you stay in the new wing, you will deal with stiff beds and somewhat marginal rooms . . . The staff can be a little uneven, my companion was... More

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Address: #15 Kennicott Millsite, Kennicott, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
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Location: United States > Alaska > Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve > Kennicott
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kennicott Glacier Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Kennicott Glacier Hotel Kennicott

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