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Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place great view had a great time DALE was a nice person and Tim was so much help he kept tand bearshe house clean and cooked salmon and halibut for us the bus took us everywhere and back for 2 bucks seen totems

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Riverside, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Visiting Ketchikan: spur-of-the-moment 1 week trip. Stayiing at Eagleview Hostel: one of the best experiences of the entire trip! Dale, the owner, became like family. His world travel stories are interesting. Obey hostel rules, clean up after yourselves, and be nice -no issues. Loved meeting people that stayed there who were traveling from all over the world. I highly recommend... More 

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Golden, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This is not your typical hostel. You are sharing Dale's home. If you just want to party and not take a little care of Dale's home - he will let you know that you are not welcome. Otherwise, if you take the time to talk with Dale, and treat the place like you would your own home - then you... More 

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3 Thank Brian Q
Dale R, Owner at Eagle View Hostel, responded to this review

Thank You for staying with us,hope you will come back to Ketchikan soon More 

Los Angeles, California
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I was prepared for staying on Dale's good side after reading reviews of his hostel. I spent 4 days there, and did not have any problems personally with Dale, but I knew the possibility of confrontation was there if something was done to Dale's disliking. The hostel is located up a steep hill, If you're not up to it, take... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It's a warm place. It has a good feeling about it. I stayed there for a week, I enjoyed it. Beautiful view towards the harbour. Dale is alright, what is wrong with you people. I recommend, if you are not fussy.

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Kasaan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I've stayed here several times, over the years. I found it clean and comfortable. It's high on a hill, so you will need to be in shape for hiking from the nearest bus stop. Yes, the host can be ornery, sometimes. The location is nice, with a great view from the host's sitting room. It's fairly handy to the Safeway... More 

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Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This hostel is great for any stay in Ketchikan! The views from the warm, ecclectic living room and wrap around balconies are breathtaking. I could have stayed outside much more if it was not raining. There is a great waterfall just behind the property and on the street- how cool is that! Our hostel host Tim was super knowledgeable about... More 

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Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We were expecting the worst from this place after reading the reviews, however we were pleasantly suppressed to find it was clean and comfortable. Dale was defiantly an interesting character. As long as you take him with a pinch of salt he is actually nice and is genially concerned for his guests safety (even if he did sound like a... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Not a good place. Was not clean and owner was negative and nasty. No common room or wifi. Not recommended except if desparate. We chose to go elsewhere. Also on top of hill with no public transportation.

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5 Thank Jerry C
Dale R, Owner at Eagle View Hostel, responded to this review

Sorry you stay was not more positive , We are a hostel and house many guest so its not a b and b We try hard to keep clean and we do have two common areas plus a great back yard with stream , waterfalls and bbq grill. Come back again and try Ketchikan and us we will try to... More 

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London
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Myself and my husband stayed here In May 2011 and as all the other reviews have stated, it is a bit old and Dale can be quite grumpy however if you take the time to chat with him you will find a very warm, and interesting man with plenty of tales to tell. This is a hostel not a B&B... More 

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Address: 2303 Fifth Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-5915
Location: United States > Alaska > Ketchikan
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Eagle View Hostel Ketchikan, Alaska
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