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    The Van Gilder Hotel

    308 Adams St., Seward, AK 99664
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    If only we could go back in time to when perhaps, the Van Gilder Hotel had a bit more shine on the inside. I do believe that they are trying their hardest with the resources at their disposal to keep this older hotel alive in...More

    Thank FlyAlaskaJulia
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Did an overnight trip with the husband and booked a room here. I've stayed here before about 9-10 years ago and found this as a historical gem. So I was quite happy to be able to get a room here. Yes it's old, yes it's...More

    Thank Liberty W
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed in Van Gilder Hotel for one night. I highly recommend this hotel for its location, room views and excellent customer service from Danny, the hotel manager. The hotel has an old world vibe, which gives it a lot of character. Danny is friendly...More

    Thank Abhishek D
    Reviewed June 21, 2017

    If you were expecting a 5 star hotel in New York City, then shame on you!!!! This a hotel that is more than 100 years old. It is an amazing hotel in historic Seward Alaska. It is centrally located and features instantly hot water and...More

    Thank rwood48
    Reviewed June 16, 2017

    This amazing hotel is listed as an historic building, and as you approach it on foot, you can see why. The exterior of the hotel and the theater next door speak to the age of the buildings, and the hotel interior continues this theme. As...More

    Thank timothybatesonauthor
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    JayNeilCpt
    September 9, 2015|
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    Response from Mollie C | Reviewed this property |
    I'm sorry you had a bad experience, too, Jay. I reported the behavior to the police, who also recommended I tell social media, the Chamber of Commerce and Better Business Bureau. It's not acceptable treatment and it's... More
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    Susan T
    June 23, 2014|
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    Response from EOSHomer | Property representative |
    Susan, Our biggest room at the Van Gilder in Seward is a rooms with 2 queen beds and one twin, it is called at suite. We one one available for tonight. Please call 800-478-0400 or 907-235-0400. Thank you.
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    "Ask for a room with a view and you get a great view of the town and bay"
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    "3rd floor facing the mountains"
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    "A room at the top for views alone but I didn't notice any lifts. Danny however is very strong and..."
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