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Kenai Merit Inn

260 S Willow St, Kenai, AK 99611-7746
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Just so everyone knows...The Merit Inn serves as the local homeless shelter and is usually filled with families. In the summer they leave a few rooms empty and attempt to function as a hotel. Last year they charged $99.00+ but used the selling point that your room fee was considered a tax deductible donation. That being said, when you book... More 

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Thank Kenai R
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

First of all when I booked my room I was told it was $69 a night but when I got there I was charged $99 a night, went up to my room. It was the worst place I have ever seen, There was mold around the bathtub and the surround around the tub was sticking out, I'm sure that was... More 

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Seward, Alaska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2010

My husband and I were charged $98 for one night's stay. Upon first entering the room, I realized that we were overcharged for this stay. First of all, the room did not smell clean, it reminded me of a dirty ashtray. The curtains were half torn from the curtain rod and wouldn't even pull shut......I had to use a safety... More 

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San Jose, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2009

Stayed two nights with my 19-year-old son while Salmon fishing on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers. Decent place except for the bathroom floors. Rotted wood near shower/ tub was ugly. Beds were comfortable and that was important. Just a good place to sleep and get cleaned up between fishing trips.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2009

Went to Kenai because we were going to fish the next morning....fishing plans changed, and thank god, cause this hotel was a DUMP.....seriously....I'm not a picky person whatsoever....but the front desk clerk was useless, the toilet has pee in it, trash in the can...and really, there's NOTHING worthwhile about that town unless you're fishing....nowhere to eat, really....couldn't find a good... More 

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Seward,Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2008

Most everything else around was booked and I wanted a room at the last minute. The room was very large with 2 beds, dresser, TV, table, 2 chairs, fridge, microwave, and coffee with maker. 2nd floor with big windows overlooking the parking lot. Heavy curtains with paperclips/safety pins still attached to them from previous people trying to close them. Overall... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Kenai Merit Inn

Address: 260 S Willow St, Kenai, AK 99611-7746
Location: United States > Alaska > Kenai
Price Range: $70 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 60
Also Known As:
Kenai Merit Inn Alaska
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