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29979 E Knik River Rd 45 miles north of Anchorage, Palmer, AK 99645-7311
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#1 of 16 Specialty lodging in Palmer
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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 Southcentral Alaska, we invite you to share our magical part of the world.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Books, DVDs, music for children
Airport transportation
Banquet room
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Board games / puzzles
Shuttle bus service
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
DVD / CD player
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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29979 E Knik River Rd 45 miles north of Anchorage, Palmer, AK 99645-7311
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We totally loved our stay at Knik River Lodge. Our cabin was super clean and super cozy with a lovely view. It was very quiet at night with an amazing array of stars. We had dinner at the lodge and it was very nice with friendly servers. The included breakfast the next morning was also very good. We chose the Lodge due to its proximity to the Knik Glacier tour and we were totally happy with our choice.
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Knik River Lodge is at the end of the road. I had a late checkin and my room information was ready for me. There are several cabins. My cabin was for up to 4 people. Unplug and enjoy the beautiful cabins and surrounding area. My cabin could have up to 4 people. Each cabin has a porch. Inside there is a refrigerator, coffee pot, small gas fireplace, and a TV for watching movies which you can borrow. There is no phone or microwave. Included in my stay was a buffet breakfast. I had scrambled eggs, toast, reindeer sausage, potatoes, and orange juice. The staff were friendly and helpful. The cabin was clean and there was plenty of room.
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We were there in September, decidedly near the end of the season, and after the tourist hordes were gone (I heard a rumor that cruise ship groups sometimes come by the bus-load). In any case, our experience was delightful. The cabin was well equipped and maintained, including a coffee maker and a fridge, and the view out the front was panoramic. The included breakfast was made for us after we sat down (though there was no choice about the main part: scrambled eggs, home-fried potatoes and reindeer sausage), and was quite good (though the reindeer sausage, popular in Alaska, tastes like hot-dogs to me). There was also toast, yogurt, etc available at a self-serve table over to the side. The tea was good -- the coffee not so much. I'm not sure if we'd stay there at high-season prices (don't know what they are), but in September, it was a good value.
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The cabins were comfortable though rustic. The towels aren’t great but it was easy to get extras. The staff was terrific - very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was included and good. Lunch and dinner were quire good.
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This is probably one of the more rustic places I have stayed at. They say they have wifi but I had to have my phone outside in order to get it. The room would not connect to it. There are TV’s in the room but they are used for movie DVD’s...which are free to borrow. We did not eat here except for breakfast and it was decent. There was a hair dryer and a shower. Each room is a separate cabin and is very quaint with sink, kitchenette, etc. I would have loved staying here a bit longer but we only stayed one night.
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$94 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Knik River Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Knik River Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Knik River Lodge?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Knik River Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Knik River Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Does Knik River Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Knik River Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Knik River Lodge?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Does Knik River Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.