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Gakona Lodge & Trading Post

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Mile 2 Tok Cutoff Rd., Gakona, AK 99586 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here overnight as a stopover between Fairbanks and Valdez during our three week Alaskan roadtrip. Cliff, the owner, greeted us and took us to our cabin at the end of the property. He was very nice, and put up a...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Staying at Gakona Lodge and Trading Post felt like a true Alaskan experience. Far from the cruise ships and tour buses we so often encountered while traveling through Alaska, this authentic roadhouse is definitely off the beaten path, and that’s a good thing. The historic...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

What an interesting place! Over 90 years old and the new owners bought it in 2014. A lot of work involved in a 90 year old log building! 10 rooms with only one -room 10- comes with its own bathroom.. the other 9 rooms share...More

Thank robhryck
Response from Clif_Potter, Manager at Gakona Lodge & Trading PostResponded June 27, 2018

Hi Robin, Thanks so much for the review and kind words. Sorry about the restaurant not being open for you. We did our half-way party and had a large group of cyclists in while you were here. We were supposed to have two additional live-in...More

Reviewed September 26, 2017

We stayed one night during our trip to Alaska. The cabin we stayed in was comfortable and convenient. I would also recommend the restaurant. The food was good and the service very friendly. This will be a stop on our next trip to the areaMore

1  Thank Daniel M
Response from Clif_Potter, Owner at Gakona Lodge & Trading PostResponded September 27, 2017

Thanks so much for the review, and we're really glad you enjoyed the cabin. My wife works really hard in that restaurant kitchen, and I'll be sure to pass your feedback her way as well. If there is anything you think of that you might...More

Reviewed September 14, 2017

We loved staying here. Our cabin was clean and comfortable. The grounds were historic and interesting. The little restaurant was fun and the food was pretty good. I would stay here again if ever in the area.More

1  Thank SierraSlyFox
Response from Clif_Potter, Owner at Gakona Lodge & Trading PostResponded September 15, 2017

Thanks so much for the review! We're very glad you enjoyed your stay. Please do come back if you make it back our way. IF there is anything in particular that comes to mind that you think we can do better, please don't hesitate to...More

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The oldest continually operating roadhouse in Alaska (National Register of Historic Places), Gakona Lodge and Trading Post offers its guests an authenticly rustic yet comfortable Alaskan experience in one of ...More state's last remaining historical treasures. It consists of the main lodge, three cabins, the Trappers' Den Tavern and the Carriage House Restaurant. Located at the confluence of the Copper and Gakona Rivers, Gakona Lodge also offers guided fishing and sight seeing river trips. The main lodge has nine upstairs rooms of assorted size and bedding arrangements that share bathrooms.The three cabins are composed of one, two or three bedrooms. The two and three bedroom cabins have full kitchens and a common room in them as well. WI-FI, a continental breakfast, and all taxes are included in respective accommodation list prices. For most vacationing couples, small groups, or families, we recommend looking into cabin availability first as they provide the best combination of privacy and economy for your trip. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
$168 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Alaska > Gakona
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
$168 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Alaska > Gakona
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Dining (3)
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"Stay in one of the separate log cabins."
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"Take the last cabin on the right before it sinks into the permafrost!"
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"The cabins are nicely spaced apart if you want quiet."
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"Cabins are great and roomy, 3 bedroom next to river"
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