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Minong, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The lodge was fine. Just not as wonderful as I expected. Our room was clean and comfortable. The food was OK. We took a hike from the Lodge that was nice. The view from the porch was lovely. The Lodge was fine, but it is pricey. Just not sure it is worth the price. This stay for us was part...

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Reviewed November 4, 2016

This review is really about the travel agency Alaska Denali Travel, which owns the Alaska Denali Lodge (TA doesn't allow reviews for agencies themselves for some reason). I was attracted to them for their great colorful brochure, which I ordered but they also have available online. They have some trips in the brochure, or you can customize the trip however...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed November 2, 2016

As majority of the large groups visiting Denali Park, we had a lunch break at this lodge after having driven into the park for around 5 to 6 hours. It's in the remotest part of the National Park, nothing else around, just the nature and the cabins, either to lodge or eat. As there is no civilization around the lodge,...

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Whitestone, New York
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Took a long bus ride on a school bus type bus to the lodge. Driver stops for wildlife. Unlike many national parks, cars are not permitted all the way to the end of the park road . It is a long day on bus, but many stops when wildlife is spotted, and rest stop at very backcountry "potties". The lodge...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Location is complete wilderness, you will not have television, Internet, mobile phone reception or land phone line yet log cabins has electricity, hot water, sewer system, heating, ceiling fan etc. Main lodge building has dining hall, bar, library, lounge and a shop. You can get WiFi connection only in bar or lounge area but no telephone reception. Next to main...

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Reviewed September 28, 2016

The ride to get to the Backcountry Lodge was wonderful. We got to see a lot of bears, elk, and moose. We were very fortunate to get to see Denali the entire time traveling in and out! The rooms were nice the beds comfortable.

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Del Mar, California
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We were there in Sep. with the changing of the colors. The tundra was an array of autumn colors. The lodge is friendly, warm, accommodating, etc. The staff was so helpful and warm. The food was yummy. We took hikes, awakened in the middle of the night to watch the northern lights and flew over Mt. Denali at sunset. On...

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Prescott, Arizona
Reviewed September 12, 2016

It was a REALLY long, dusty ride to get to Backcountry Lodge. In our room we found a broken toilet seat and the big window had a crack running all the way through it. I turned down the bed after a long and tiring day to find that the duvet had smudges of blood on it. Flipped it end-to-end and...

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Green Valley, Arizona
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Off the beaten track this is a wonderful place to visit. The lodge is somewhat "backcountry", no phone no pool , no pets-just nature and relaxation, great views, good food, good service.clean rooms. Nature walks, a mountain bike ride to wonder lake, it is all good.

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Rockaway, New Jersey
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This lodge is at the end of the line in Kantishna, a 6 hour bus ride from the Denali visitor center, very remote. We were with a tour group and stayed two nights. The cabins are rustic, we had two very comfortable double beds, there is heat, but at night, early September we had very warm weather and rarely used...

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When planning your Alaska vacation don't settle for just another Denali hotel! Journey with us winding through the Alaska Range, deep into the heart of the Denali National Park, with opportunities to see Denali's famed wildlife: Grizzlies, Caribou, Moose, Dall Sheep, Wolves, and Eagles. At the very end of the Denali Park road, past Wonder Lake, you'll find a unique enclave in the park known as Kantishna. This area is home to Denali Backcountry Lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Denali Backcountry Lodge

Address: Mile 95 Denali Park Road, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
Location: United States > Alaska > Denali National Park and Preserve
Price Range: $1,110 - $1,116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Denali Backcountry Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Creek side cabins”
 of 5 bubbles Mazumdarasim, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“Facing the stream”
 of 5 bubbles suzanneb790, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“They are little cabins. All in 3 rows.”
 of 5 bubbles gingerk725, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“Cabins next to the creek look out over the creek, and you get white noise at night.”
 of 5 bubbles singflysmith, Sep 10, 2016 | Read review
“They are all nice, and the staff makes a point to keep the experience as quiet as possible. Ask for a room near the creek.”
 of 5 bubbles amosm837, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
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