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“Superior Service! Facilitates the Independent Traveler.” 5 of 5 stars
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Parks Hwy Mile 227.1, P.O. Box 4, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK   |  
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Superior Service! Facilitates the Independent Traveler.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

We chose this B & B based on the reviews here and all was confirmed as to its excellence. We traveled independently by train and opted to pay the extra $60 per day to be transported locally to hikes and activities. Marianne was there within a few minutes of our call each and every time. We actually based our entire 2 week Alaska trip on the availability of this B & B. We stayed 4 nights. It provided us with so much: quiet (only one other possible guest), glorious sunrises from our window with mountain views, outstanding fresh homemade gourmet breakfasts, absolute cleanliness, and service to the ultimate degree. Our goal for the trip was to take the Discovery Hikes at Denali National Park, which we did. The wide variance in ending times of these hikes had us worried about hotel shuttle pick ups. It was as if we had a family member in Marianne to call to say we were ready to come "home!" She was always there in a flash with a ready smile and attentive to our every need. A return trip to Alaska would not be complete for us without a stay here, once again!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Cleanliness
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Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

If you want a little privacy at a beautiful B & B 10 miles south of the park, give Deneki Lakes a try.
Fritz and Marianne are a delightful couple who moved to Alaska 20 years ago and operate a two bedroom B & B with great views and wonderful breakfasts. Some B & B's just serve a continental breakfast but Marianne serves a muticourse breakfast that will make you want to skip lunch...they provided great tips on visiting the park and surrounding area and will make your stay in Denali a memorable one. Five stars for Deneki Lakes !

Room Tip: One room has twin beds and the other a queen...both very comfortable
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We spent two nights and could not have asked for better hosts nor accommodations. Marianne & Fritz are great hosts who know the area very well and are very helpful. Marianne's breakfasts should not be missed! The house has two upstairs apartments with crisp cotton sheets and fluffy duvets. Gorgeous views of the mountains.

Room Tip: One room has twin beds; the other has a queen (not sure of the size).
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

We stayed here for two nights while we visited Denali national park. Our hosts were helpful, attentive and accommodating throughout the planning and duration of our stay. Everything sparkled with cleanliness and the setting in the trees and mountains was gorgeous, especially when the sun put in an appearance. Yummy home cooked breakfasts with home backed goods to take along to the park. A friendly comfortable place to stay away from all the crowds. We took a cruise to Alaska but much preferred organising all of our own private shore excursions and our Denali trip.

  • Stayed June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

We've just returned from our family vacation to Alaska. We've spent two nights at Deneki Lakes B&B and enjoyed every minute! Fritz and Marianne were wonderful hosts and we felt very welcome. The rooms were well appointed, the beds comfortable and the bathrooms very clean. There was a spacious living room that was only used by us and a nice kitchen, where Marianne prepared wonderful meals for us. Especially her self made cereal and bread were delicious! Fritz was kind enough to take us for a walk with the snow shoe and taught us many interesting things about the wild life.

Thank you Marianne and Fritz for all the wonderful memories!

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Glasgow, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

My husband and I recently stayed at the Deneki Lakes B&B for 3 nights. Marianne and Fritz are wonderful hosts and gave us a warm welcome.

Their home is lovely - there are 2 rooms for guests upstairs and they stay downstairs. Our room was spotlessly clean and well appointed and ensuite. There are no TVs at the property (which is not a bad thing - sorry America but you have too many commercial breaks on your TV channels to make it enjoyable!); however there is free wi-fi which is what we use to find out what's happening around the world.

Marianne's breakfast were wonderful - a lot of thought and effort goes into them and it was always a great way to start the day. In addition, when we had to get to Denali NP early to catch one of the shuttle buses, Marianne made us breakfast at 6.30 am so she is very accommodating to guests to fit with their plans.

Both her and Fritz are very amiable and are happy to offer advise on what to do in the area.

So if you are visiting the Denali Park area, stay at Deneki Lakes B&B for a warm welcome

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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saratoga, california
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46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011

My husband and I stayed at the BnB for 2 nights towards the end of August. We had taken the train from Fairbanks to Denali. We spent half a day at Denali park, and Marianne had given us information on where to store our luggage at the park, which was very helpful. Fritz picked us up at the end of our day at the park and brought us to their BnB. What a lovely home. Beautiful and immaculate. Nice large bedroom, beautiful large picture windows, private bath. Super comfy bed with nice linens. Had access to the kitchen, dining room and large living room. Marianne fixes very tasty and nicely prepared breakfasts. Both Fritz and Marianne have worked several years at Denali and so any information you need about the park, they can definately tell you. Each day we were driven to the park and picked up. We spent 2 half days and one full day at the park. It is so nice to not have to hassle with your transportation. That service they provide really makes your day enjoyable. They drive you to one of the 2 local restauratns and pick you up, now that's service!! They know details about the area, the restaurants, plants and animals. We would encourage our friends and family to stay there. Fritz and Marianne are easy to get along with and really make your stay the best it can be.

Room Tip: We had a very large room, private bath, large picture windows. Nice comfy bed.
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Deneki Lakes B&B

Address: Parks Hwy Mile 227.1, P.O. Box 4, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
Location: United States > Alaska > Denali National Park and Preserve
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Denali National Park and Preserve
Number of rooms: 2
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