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Ultima Thule Lodge

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly spectacular place, fantastic service. Very nice people. We have traveled quite a bit, and I do not remember being so impressed with the grandeur of nature in a totally unspoiled setting. Being able to see it with a private plane and guide allows you to appreciate and enjoy it at totally another level.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Read the other reviews- all the positives are spot on! Our experience at Ultima Thule exceeded our expectations on every level. The entire staff was amazing. We would highly recommend an adventure here without any reservation, and we would definitely return.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Where do you start with perhaps the most unique experience one can have on planet Earth? A luxury lodge that is scores of miles from any other even tiny spot of civilization. This is NOT a luxury resort where you lay by a gleaming swimming pool. It is a wilderness adventure lodge situated in a vast untouched scenic wilderness that... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Most of the reviews have covered all the main highlights of Ultima Thule and I can echo all of them. The staff is gracious, friendly, attentive and fun. The location and grounds are unbeatable. The daily adventures are like nothing else you will find. Even the food far exceeded our very high expectations. I think the best part about the... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Visiting Ultima Thule was an amazing experience. The staff were incredibly wonderful. Everyone was helpful and friendly and the service was tremendous. The guides were experienced and we had an amazing time whenever we left to go on an excursion. Returning from each excursion was an equally great experience. We were always greeted with a smile, hot towels, drinks, and... More 

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honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

It would be impossible to pick a favorite memory of Ultima Thule Lodge. From our arrival at Chitina airstrip to our departure from the lodge, each day was filled with special moments. The Claus family, lodge staff, and fellow guests all contributed to a wonderful experience. Our cabin was spacious, beautifully designed, and well thought-out. Shower was great, bed was... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Ultima Thule provides incredible high adventure in one of the last best places in the world. The lodge is situated in Wrangell St Elias National Park - an area with the huge mountains, glaciers, ice fields and no other people. A typical day starts when you wake up in your beautiful cabin, have a cup of coffee on the porch... More 

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Oakton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

If you closed your eyes and pictured the perfect combination of magnificent, remote wilderness, highly attentive service and wonderful people, you would be seeing the Ultima Thule Lodge. I have traveled to extremely remote locations, but never have I experienced this kind of access to such a variety of wildlife and terrain combined with such great creature comforts. The daily... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

It is times like these that I wish I had paid attention in school, knew how to write, and could use prolific words. It is utterly impossible to put into words a review for The Ultima Thule Lodge and the entire family and staff. The summation is to say that Ultima Thule made this little boy’s dreams come true. Wifey... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

For most people, this will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience like none other. You really can't get any more Alaskan than this. Although you can do some fishing here, that is not what the lodge is all about. It's about bush plane adventuring: being flown in a SuperCub to a ridge to hike among the wild sheep and wildflower explosion; glacier-hopping... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Alaska's most authentic and adventure centric wilderness lodge."Located in the midst of 13.2 Million Acres of the wildest landscape imaginable. The Claus family invites you to share their home in one of the most rugged, remote and hauntingly beautiful corners of the world.At Ultima Thule Lodge you will discover an outpost of civilized luxury to crown your experience in the heart of the largest National Park in North America. Come live the dream and discover the hidden beauty of Alaska! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ultima Thule Lodge

Address: 100 miles upriver from Chitina, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99501
Location: United States > Alaska > Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve
Price Range: $950 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Ultima Thule Lodge Alaska/Wrangell-St Elias National Park And Preserve
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