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Denali Backcountry Lodge

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  • Excellent59%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Given some glowing reviews about this property, I feel compelled to file one, despite not wanting to be negative. I am suspect about the positive reviews since EVERYONE staying at the lodge at the same time as me in September 2017 expressed negative feelings about...More

5  Thank FoodFemme
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Our creekside cabin at the Denali Backcountry Lodge was fantastic and the bus trips in and out provided great wildlife viewing made all the more enjoyable by the colourful drivers/guides. However, for an expensive resort, the food was well below expected quality. preparation and presentation...More

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1  Thank 117cliven
Response from Christopher H, General Manager at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded November 15, 2017

117cliven, The fantastic portions of your trip that included the bus trips and your cabin at the Denali Backcountry Lodge are what we would fully expect to hear. We are happy to hear that we met your expectations in those areas and certainly hope that...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

If you want to disconnect from your electronics, this is the place! This place is at mile marker 92, it's at the end of the only road that enters Denali National Park. A lot of outdoor activities for both adults and kids. We took the...More

2  Thank jlipp5240
Response from Kimberly K, Operations Assistant at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded November 17, 2017

Hello jlipp5240, Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed the vast landscapes and wildlife of Denali National Park and Preserve on your day trip on one of our Denali Backcountry Adventures. Happy to hear your family enjoyed lunch and activities at our...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

We had an amazing 3 night stay at the Denali Backcountry Lodge! I am so happy that we splurged on this part of our trip because the views are worth every penny. The other options to take the bus out & back for a day...More

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Response from Kimberly K, Operations Assistant at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded November 17, 2017

Hello vabekah, Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed the vast landscapes and wildlife of Denali National Park and Preserve during your stay at our Denali Backcountry Lodge. Our Lodge in the Kantishna area is a place where time stands still, nourishes...More

Reviewed October 1, 2017

The Denali Backcountry Lodge stay is an experience. And what a wonderful it has been for me and my family when we stayed there for two nights in August 2017.The ride from the entrance gate to the resort is one of the most unique safaris...More

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Response from Kimberly K, Operations Assistant at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded November 17, 2017

Hello 19SunitaC, Thank you for your review! We're glad that you and your family enjoyed the vast landscapes and wildlife of Denali National Park and Preserve on our Denali Backcountry Adventure to your stay at our Denali Backcountry Lodge. We’re happy you stayed with us...More

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$529 - $858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$529 - $858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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EnjoyingNC
October 31, 2017|
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Response from Barbara G | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go on self guided hikes straight from the lodge. Staff will have information
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KarlaMarie
August 20, 2017|
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Response from Bill C | Reviewed this property |
The bus leaves from the train station. Some people on our bus left their car at the train station or across the street at the park visitor center.
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"Ask if there is a room available that does not share a wall with another room."
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"Expensive but a room by the water worth it!"
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"for best view get a river side cabin."
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"There are no bad choices as these are individual cabins all on the ground floor."
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