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Drifter's Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Drifters Lodge offers customizable fishing packages with about any activity you can want plus guided fishing, rafting and hiking. Our Lodge is right on the banks of the beautiful Kenai River and we are surrounded by stunning mountains. We offer continental breakfast, a 24- hour sauna, and nightly riverside campfire for all our guests to enjoy. The Staff at Drifters Lodge is some of the best to be found. We work hard to make every guest's experience one they won't forget.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
River View
Great View
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Special Rate:$250 (USD)
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We arrive our second day in Alaska and met with our guide Brandon to go fishing on the river water's were extremely high but he did manage to get us a dolly with 6 hours of exhausting rowing. The next day he took us to a secrete spot salmon fishing. It took us an hour and a
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Response from steveatdrifterslodge, Guest Relations Manager at Drifter's Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
We are very pleased that you had a successful fishing trip with Brandon. He is a very knowledgeable guide and stays after the fish for his clients until they catch some. Thanks for the excellent review and we sure hope you make it back to us for another great adventure.
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Drifters lodge and guided fishing trips are truly first class. I've been fishing in Alaska for 10 years and this was my best experience. The guides were excellent and the staff at the lodge made sure everything regarding lodging was handled promptly.
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Response from steveatdrifterslodge, Guest Relations Manager at Drifter's Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Wow, ten years and we are very glad that you enjoyed one of our fishing trips so much. Thanks for the wonderful review. We agree that our guides and staff are definitely some of the best on the river. We look very forward to your next visit.
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A special piece of land is available here on the Kenai. I camped at the lake nearby and drove in to meet my guides and fellow fishers. I was pleased to enjoy 3 floats down this beautiful stretch of river hooking up on a variety of trout species and seeing some gorgeous salmon
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Response from steveatdrifterslodge, Guest Relations Manager at Drifter's Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
We are very pleased that you enjoyed three trips with us and caught fish. Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very lucky to live and work here at Drifters Lodge. We have some of the finest guides and staff on the Kenai and certainly appreciate it when our client notices that as well. The views here change daily but I certainly love all of the views we get to see everyday. We look forward to your next visit.
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We have been taking family and friends on your float trips for years and have never been disappointed. Your place is our usual go to place for a great evening float. Thank you for helping us show off Alaska.
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Response from steveatdrifterslodge, Guest Relations Manager at Drifter's Lodge
Responded Jan 16, 2019
We are so very glad that we are able to make a difference in our clients friends and family stays while they are here. Thank you so much for glowing recommendation. Our float trips are very scenic and fun for everyone. We look forward to your next visit and we just love showing off Alaska and some of it's beautiful rivers and mountains.
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Our guide John was very efficient and knowledgeable. His manner was very friendly. We all caught multiple fish. John was great about telling us when to cast fir success. I would definitely recommend this guide service and would use them again if the opportunity arises.
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Response from steveatdrifterslodge, Guest Relations Manager at Drifter's Lodge
Responded Nov 17, 2018
John is very knowledgeable and very friendly as you stated. He knows the river and can usually put you on to some fish. We thank you for your wonderful review and make sure John sees it as well. We are very pleased that you all caught some fish and we look forward to your next visit if the opportunity arises and we hope that it does.
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Cosy cottage
King Salmon July, 2018 with guide Jon
that is the Kenai river
The campfire view
Mountain View
"Had the whole lodge for our group, but cabins looked great also."
"I don't think that there is a bad room in the place. All of the beds are very comfortable."
"Cabins or main house had rooms? depending on your needs"
"we had cabin 5. it is second from the river. all cabins have a view of the Kenai"
"Not sure there are bad rooms. They all have awesome views!"
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