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37911 Ralph Ln, Kenai, AK 99611-5971
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#5 of 19 Specialty lodging in Kenai
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4.6
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4.8
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4.8
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4.7
Salmon Catcher Lodge is one of the Kenai Peninsula's premier fishing lodges in Alaska, offering outdoorsmen and families luxury accommodations in the finest handcrafted spruce log cabins.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Fishing
Free airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Non-smoking hotel
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Self-serve laundry
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Soundproof rooms
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Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
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desertrat036 wrote a review Sep 2022
Phoenix, Arizona11 contributions1 helpful vote
Took my mother to Alaska for her bucket list adventure. We had a beautiful stay at Salmon Catcher Lodge. Angie and Terry were excellent hosts and all the staff on premises were helpful. The accommodations were quiet and private. And most of all the food was incredible. SO I have no reservations recommending this lodge as a great way to see various types of fishing (salmon, Halibut, bear viewing, private plane to the middle of nowhere!) in Alaska
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Sam wrote a review Aug 2022
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Angie and Terry did a great job this year, as usual. My seventh year with them. This year my daughter and two granddaughters had their first Alaska experience. They went crazy catching sockeye and halibut. We flew back with 6 boxes of fish. And this year I caught a 160 lb. halibut. How are we going to eat all that fish ... minor problem. Thanks Angie and Terry! My girls won't ever forget that trip. See you next year.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Room Tip: Just talk with Angie and Terry. They will fix you up with what you need in accommodations and...
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Dorian B wrote a review Jun 2022
Phoenix, Arizona2 contributions
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This was a great experience. I have never done a “Fishing Trip” and I cannot express how great this place was. First of all I met Terry at the Phoenix Barrett Jackson show. Such a nice guy and he explained how everything worked. I got a group of guys together and booked a 5 day 4 night stay. The fishing was awesome. The guides they choose for us were friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. We caught over 200lbs of fish! The food at Salmon Catcher Lodge was superb. There chefs and kitchen staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We had packed lunches for our fishing trips, and if needed hot grab and go breakfasts for our early morning guided trips. Dinners were like at a 5 star restaurant. From the salads to the deserts everything was great. Terry’s wife Angie was great very sweet and helpful from the booking process, fishing tour set up to check out. Nick and his wife were great as well. The cabins were great and head everything we needed and have the true “lodge” feel I would highly recommend Salmon Catcher Lodge. Feel free to ask me any questions.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Nicholas O wrote a review May 2022
1 contribution1 helpful vote
The entire trip the owner was drunk and talking trash about previous clients making me wonder what he was going to say about our group when we left. Cabin was not clean and to top it all off they tried over charging me by $2k until I threatened to file a lawsuit.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled on business
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tedtedFl wrote a review Jul 2021
Lake City, Florida60 contributions44 helpful votes
We ended up cancelling last minute, late at night, for a 3 night stay at a very unclean, unsatisfactory rental. We needed two rooms (for 2 couples)! Called Salmon Catcher Lodge and Terry was so helpful: he was busy, and it was the end of a long day, yet he figured it out for our 3 nights, and we are so glad he did! Risa was also a gem in helping us get settled into our cabins.. This property was great! Clean, cozy, conveniently located, and they even processed your fish for shipping home! The cabins we both ended up with were roomy, and clean! It was a wonderful find and a lifesaver! Needless to say, we will return whenever we can! Thank you so much!!!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Anthony H wrote a review Sep 2020
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This is the Place!!! I just returned from a once in a lifetime Alaska trip, with Chuck Reed of Kentucky Wounded Heroes. Everything was unbelievably beautiful and indescribable. Our group fished and toured Alaska for two weeks. KWH was able to stay at Salmon Catcher Lodge in Kenai. I was astonished with the amenities. Salmon Catcher Lodge is owned by Terry Johnson. Salmon Catcher Lodge boast big spacious log lodging on a campus size area. The lodges are set up for several guests. The lodge I stayed in, was clean, spacious and had any amenity you could ask for. Eight people stayed in this spacious lodge, but it could of easily handled more. I was very impressed when I visited the Salmon Cather’s spacious gym facilities. Sauna, jacuzzi, massage chairs, weights and exercise equipment was clean, sanitized and new. Kentucky Wounded Heroes, just wanted to say thanks to Terry and all the good people at Salmon Catcher Lodge, for an unbelievably great stay. I can never properly express our gratitude. Thank You Friends! I would encourage anyone wanting to stay in Kenai or surrounding areas, to look at Salmon Catcher Lodge first. Nothing else will measure up to this place!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Dave R wrote a review Aug 2020
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Awesome place to stay! Cabins were clean, spacious and beautiful. Terry and his wife were great to deal with and helpful with getting checked in and organizing a salmon charter. The cabins came very well furnished. The fishing guide they booked us with was the best I’ve ever had!! We highly recommend Salmon Catcher Lodge and would stay there again.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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tom bender wrote a review Jul 2020
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The owner and his family were immersed in the day-to-day services as the virus had caused about 1/3 of this year's clients to re-schedule to 2021. Did 6 fishing charters thru the lodge -- 3 on the Kenai for Sockeye, 1 at Seward for Halibut and 2 fly-ins to Kustatan river for Coho. My wife and I pretty much limited-out on our catches each day. The arrangements were well planned and the guides were exceptionally friendly. The guided river pick-ups were just several minutes from the lodge. My wife is not a seasoned fisherman, but the aid, instruction and attention took care of all of that....maybe I should have listened closer as she out-fished me most days! The lodge processed and packaged all our catches (168 lbs of filets). The lodge is recently constructed log units, well spaced for privacy and the daily housekeeping was great. A common fitness center was huge. We loved the "olympic size" sauna and hot tub especially after some of the cooler/rainier days on the water! Two articulating/vibrating chairs like you see in the airports were fanatastic on our 67 year-old bodies. On the 1st night had a moose meander right by the front deck....wasn't 10 ft away, didn't seemed a bit concerned by us...got some great pictures We saw the lodge as 1st class and are likely to return on our next trip to Alaska. The owner (Terry Johnson) and his wife (Angie) were accommodating at every opportunity. You often get what you pay for and this lodge is definitely worth the premium!!
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Room Tip: If just two travelers...the the Johnson Landing room.
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mamalouie46 wrote a review Jul 2020
Ely, Nevada17 contributions1 helpful vote
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We visited for the first time - and even in these crazy times with Covid effecting everyone - our stay was beyond our expectations!! Terry and Angie made our stay the best ever- with extra work for them switching our trips around because fishing charters cancelled, taking care of processing our fish (and we caught a lot!!!) and managing the Lodge- we had a cabin nestled in the trees that added to our love for this place. Salmon Catcher Lodge is worth every penny!!!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Cecelia Curts wrote a review Jul 2020
Boerne, Texas3 contributions
Our experience will be one of the most memorable trips of a lifetime! Terry planned our excursions perfectly and each trip was unforgettable. The day trips themselves were so well planned, and unique that it was difficult to choose a favorite. Each fishing trip in itself could have been a vacation in itself. The guides for the fishing trips were the BEST!! Each day brought a new adventure with the most pristine scenery and amazing views. All the guides were friendly and so much fun to be around. They were knowledgeable and very experienced making the novice fisherman feel confident. We chose 4 different trips, and each one was amazing. I highly recommend having Terry set up your trips, as his guides make the trip stress free so all you do is enjoy the adventures. Terry's staff was amazing!! We fixed our own breakfast and lunches, and had dinner prepared for us. This was the perfect end to our daily trips. Terry's wife made sure our meals were perfect, and even helped us celebrate a birthday by buying flowers, birthday presents, and decorating. Angie was kind enough to prepare separate meals as I have dietary restrictions. The lodge itself was picturesque and perfect! It is located close enough to Soldotna to grocery shop with a good selection of stores and off the busy road to provide quiet relaxation. The hot tub was a nice ending to a busy day. All in all, this vacation was the trip of a lifetime, and one that won't be forgotten. We would never have been able to have this without Terry and the Salmon Catcher Lodge!
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Date of stay: June 2020
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$420 - $667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesAlaskaKenai
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Salmon Catcher Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Salmon Catcher Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (4.7 miles), Soldotna Historical Society & Museum (3.9 miles), and Peninsula Processing and Smokehouse (3.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Salmon Catcher Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a hot tub.
Which room amenities are available at Salmon Catcher Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Salmon Catcher Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Salmon Catcher Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Senor Pancho's Mexican Restaurant, Odie's Deli, and St. Elias Brewing Company.
Does Salmon Catcher Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Salmon Catcher Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Salmon Catcher Lodge?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Salmon Catcher Lodge offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Salmon Catcher Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Saint Nicholas Chapel (5.3 miles).
Is Salmon Catcher Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.