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Renfro's Lakeside Retreat

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Public Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here after disembarking from our cruise in Seward. Cozy, well maintained, and gorgeous setting. We took the kayaks out on the lake. Just a really nice place to enjoy the serenity and grandeur of Alaska. Coffee, but otherwise you'll need to buy food...More

Thank Matthew H
Response from Gary G, Owner at Renfro's Lakeside RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us after your cruise! I am pleased you found The Retreat relaxing, well maintained and in a gorgeous setting while making use of some of the amenities. Yes, the drive is not bad at all - not like in a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second stay here while exploring the Kenai Peninsula. Welcoming reception and great information from Gary and camp hosts. RV sites are clean with all amenities plus fire pits! Seward and Moose Pass are easily accessible on scenic drive. Highly recommend. Big rig friendly.More

Thank Suzanne H
Response from Gary G, Owner at Renfro's Lakeside RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Renfro's Lakeside Retreat again as your lodging choice for your Alaskan Adventure with your family! I am pleased to hear that we exceeded your expectations in regards to the cleanliness, amenities, customer service and being big rig friendly! Thank you for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay in clean cabins on the lake. Cabins are very cozy, spacious and clean. Laundry on site. Kitchenette. Beautiful views, quiet, peaceful. Fun loft for families. Wonderful view of mountains. Convenient to Seward.

Thank Gretchen B
Response from Gary G, Owner at Renfro's Lakeside RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

I am pleased you had a wonderful st at The Retreat! Thank you for writing about how cozy, spacious and clean they were. Thanks for making Renfro's your lodging choice! Please come again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Renfro's is a great place to get away and out the phones away! Gary was very friendly and helpful. We stayed for 3 nights and enjoyed the cabin along with the views of the lake and mountains. There are hiking trails nearby as well as...More

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Response from Gary G, Owner at Renfro's Lakeside RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

I appreciate your feedback and comments in regards to The Retreat! I am grateful you enjoyed the cabin along with the view off the surrounding area. The amenities such as the kayaks are a great hit for our guests - I am glad you were...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Renfro's located on a very nice and quite lakeside. The cabin we stayed is clean and spacious (for 3 of us). The best thing is that it's not too far from Seward and has many trails and lakes nearby to explore and hike. It has...More

Thank Johnny W
Response from Gary G, Owner at Renfro's Lakeside RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I am glad you made use of the kitchen and explored the surrounding hiking trails and lakes. Letting us know that you appreciated how clean and spacious the cabin was is feedback we like to...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
$115 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$115 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Donnie B
August 14, 2018|
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Response from Gary G | Property representative |
Hi Donnie, Thank you for your recent inquiry. If you are renting a cabin, there is a small amount of ice in the freezer. We do not sell ice here. You can purchase ice in Moose Pass - 10 miles North or in Seward - 20... More
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Tarun B
June 12, 2018|
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Response from Gary G | Property representative |
Hi Tarun, Thank you for your recent inquiry. It is always best to have a rental car as we are twenty miles to the North of town. You can always take a taxi but that would get expensive. We have full service cabins for... More
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Califcruisingmama
June 11, 2018|
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Response from Gary G | Property representative |
Thank you for your recent inquiry. Yes, there is a two night minimum in August with certain dates, others have three and some have one. It is best to review the calendar online at my website to answer a question about a... More
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Room Tips
"Small park, would recommend reservations"
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"Our cabin was a short walk to the lake. There were other cabins lakeside but they did cost a bit more."
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"We enjoyed having a cabin on the (Kenai) lake"
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"Spend the little extra for a lakeside cabin"
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