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Reviewed October 8, 2018

I read many reviews of the Waldo Arms before traveling to Kaktovik, and was left wondering if I should pack a roll of duct tape, LOL!! Let me assure you, it is a fine place to stay while visiting the Alaskan Arctic. We were warm,...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

I only spent one night the hotel is what you expect for remote Alaska. The food is good for everything thing being flown in, I was happy and surprised to even have a salad. But what really made the stay was the staff. Everyone was...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

The Waldo Arms Hotel has been in Kaktovik for years and it shows it's age both inside and out. But everything works(well almost everything, our bedroom ceiling light didn't); the plumbing, tv, heat, etc. worked well for the 4 days we were there. Overall, very...More

Date of stay: September 2017
2  Thank William S
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The food was yummy and the cook was pretty flexible. Marilyn was very hospitable with some super awesome stories. The hotel was nice and warm and provided everything we needed. I stayed here while I was touring with Akook Arctic Adventures - which I highly...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

We spent our 5year wedding anniversary out in Kaktovik this past September. We read the trip advisor reviews and saw the photos. The photos can make anyone a little questionable. We were ready for an adventure and an adventure we got, but not with the...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Restaurant
Non-smoking hotel
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
13
Also Known As
Waldo Arms Hotel Kaktovik, Alaska
Location
United States > Alaska > Kaktovik
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
13
Also Known As
Waldo Arms Hotel Kaktovik, Alaska
Location
United States > Alaska > Kaktovik

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Traveler (44)
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Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Akook Arctic Adventures
49 reviews
.13 miles away
Kaktovik Tours
33 reviews
.23 miles away
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SteveK3416
March 7, 2017|
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Not sure it is completed. Very important if you do not want to be stranded there or locked out!
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AllSeven7Continents
September 14, 2015|
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Response from mommadoc1 | Reviewed this property |
You should arrange boats before you arrive. Steve at a kook is great. Food is hearty. Meals usually have a salad!
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kerrie s
November 15, 2014|
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Response from mommadoc1 | Reviewed this property |
Might be a little late for bears.
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Room Tips

"All rooms have their charm!"
H3798CHlaurag
Jan 19, 2017
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"Rooms are assigned as available. If you are travelling solo, you may end up with a roommate. Restrooms and..."
unknowns408
Sep 26, 2016
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"Just staying here is good you would not get better treatment in a five star hotel"
mdmmoo
Sep 2, 2016
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"ask Waldo for his best room"
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Aug 11, 2015
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