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    The Van Gilder Hotel

    308 Adams St., Seward, AK 99664
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    • Excellent17%
    • Very good35%
    • Average26%
    • Poor11%
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    Reviewed June 22, 2013

    The Van Gilder is on the National Register of Historic Places, and guide books as well as Tripadvisor reviews all stress its old world charm. There is also, possibly, a resident lady ghost- all very appealing. The positives are; you can be sure of a...More

    Thank mike g
    Reviewed June 14, 2013

    This was the only hotel we could find online that could sleep all five of us in one room. That worked out well. There were two adjoining rooms with a Murphy bed in the second room. Everything was visually appealing, but we did feel like...More

    Thank Lafmom
    Reviewed May 28, 2013

    Which I liked and was also 100+ years old. There are certain things that this old building will not give you. Fortunately, I don't care about most of those things. I booked this hotel because it was more cost-effective than the other options in Seward....More

    Thank AKWeezy
    Reviewed April 26, 2013

    I think how much you like the Van Gilder will depend upon how you're traveling. If you're solo like I was, or perhaps a young couple, I think you'll find it charming. I loved the historic feel--it's very 1909, or at least, it's what I...More

    Thank Matthew M
    Reviewed January 13, 2013

    A friend and I planned our trip to Alaska months in advance. I selected this hotel based on their website and price. It is within walking distance of everything in town, esp. shopping and the waterfront. Great price online. Nice, friendly staff. Adequate free continental...More

    Thank UntilWeEatAgain
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    #4 of 14 hotels in Seward
     
    Murphy's Alaskan Inn
    104 reviews
    #10 of 14 hotels in Seward
     
    Sauerdough Lodging
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    #5 of 14 hotels in Seward
     
    Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel
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    #3 of 14 hotels in Seward
     
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    • $108 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 23
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    Nearby Restaurants
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    .11 miles away
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    .22 miles away
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    .13 miles away
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    genel4w
    July 29, 2017|
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    Response from Liberty W | Reviewed this property |
    Well I was only a guest there so I'm not the one to ask. But I can tell you that they do have rooms that would fit. If it's available I would have no idea. You need to ask them. I can also tell you that the Sea Life center... More
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    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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    "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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