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Sierra Foothills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must stop on your Alaskan journey. Each little cabin is perfectly set up. There is no wifi or tv so be prepared to unplug. The restaurant on property is fantastic. Also you can book a helicopter to the nearby glacier. Highly recommended.

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Pocasset, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Knik River Lodge is a hidden gem. It is a group of cabins, very well-appointed and equipped. No wifi though (a plus for me). The restaurant had a limited but very adequate menu. There is a helicopter on-site for trips to the glacier where you can actually mush a dog sled team. I'd skip their "hike" unless you're in pretty... More 

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Randolph, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little gem an hour outside of Anchorage. The views from all the cabins are amazing. The helicopter ride was exceptional. The glacier tour helicopter pilot was very competent, knowledgeable and took us on a great ride. Highly recommend the glacier tour. Front office staff was really helpful and friendly. Christie and Sierra made the experience even better with their... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stayed at the lodge. All the accommodations are in separate cabins which are nicely furnished, simple but rustic. The restaurant, Raven's Perch is an unexpected treat. But you are probably here for the scenery - which is great. Deduct a star if you MUST have TV and in-room internet

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Whitefish, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 4 stayed 2 nights at Knik River Lodge with another family. Following an hour ride in from Anchorage, we were pleasantly surprised to find the very clean, modern cabins and a very nice main office/restaurant venue which felt more like a clubhouse. I learned from Peter (GM) that this building was built only last year. We loved... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do you stay here for the accommodation?? Probably not as its all about the location. The helicopter tours from the lodge are wonderful and the main reason for our visit. The tour to the glacier and strapping on crampons is a highlight of my life and the pilot/guide just wonderful. The rooms are basic and confused. There is a kettle... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cabins are really awesome. Complementary coffee and tea in the cabin. The beds were great, haven't had such a good bed for some time. Everything very clean. Definitely worth the price. Staff could be a bit less grumpy/more friendly. About the Restaurant...: The restaurant has much potential. We had dinner and breakfast. The dinner we had was pasta with... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were impressed with how well designed and appointed the cabins at this lodge are! Each cabin has a spacious and good-sized modern bathroom, a counter area with microwave, fridge, coffee maker and supplies; plenty of room with comfortable beds, a picnic table and seats on small deck overlooking the river and gorgeous countryside. Pricey, but truly worth it (based... More 

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Palmer, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ravens Perch, Knik River Lodges refurbished restaurant, is a treasure. Great space (but too loud-- they'll need to figure that out soon), fantastic views, romantic ambiance, Alaska friendly/informal service, and fabulous food. Want more? Reasonably priced, especially for being out in the middle of nowhere! Our new favorite place to dine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful lodge tucked away. Great food and accommodations The lodge gives you activities from dog sledding and helicopter tours. Would return here in a minute. Friendly staff and great buffet breakfast Mike and Sue Egg Harbor New Jersey

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Picture yourself on the deck of a beautiful cabin, pondering the serenity of the wilderness. Look for our resident moose or listen to the great horned owl in his favorite lookout tree on top of the hill. Knik River Lodge is remote enough to be true wilderness, yet just one hour by car from Anchorage. Perfectly situated for exploring South-central Alaska, we invite you to share our magical part of the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knik River Lodge

Address: 29979 E Knik River Rd, 50 miles north of Anchorage, Palmer, AK 99645-7311
Location: United States > Alaska > Palmer
Price Range: $102 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Knik River Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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