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Australia
Reviewed August 8, 2016

When we booked this was just about the only place left and I understand why. when we arrived we saw signs "absolutely no smoking" but the smell of stale smoke when we walked in was overwhelming. The beds are from hell. Also they deduct $50 if you don't leave the kitchen clean but no plug, dish cloth or washing up...

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Well, I guess beggars can't be choosers and we booked our room late and needed space for three of us and this place was available (we were also traveling with friends who booked the adjacent room as well). Turns out that there was a reason why this place had rooms available. On the positive side, it is centrally located between...

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Thank SRF84
Canada
Reviewed September 3, 2009

We made other arrangements as soon as we saw the condition of our suite. The wood door and the door frame were split. This made it hard to open the door and lock the suite! Only one burner on the gas range worked properly. The steam heat registers were in poor condition. We tried to turn the "thermostat" (dial with...

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2Thank EliseCanada
Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed July 5, 2009

My husband & I stayed at the Marathon View with great trepidation -- it was the only hotel room we could get for the 4th of July weekend in Seward. Thankfully, we found a very friendly young couple now running the place (for only the last couple of weeks, we found out). Our room was clean, with fresh paint, new...

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Thank DiAlaska
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed September 22, 2008

What an incredible disappointment. Where do I begin? The moldy smell, the unwashed sheets that we feared were bedbug infested, the taped towel "curtain", the scary soiled carpet, the bathtub with disturbing brown spots, the "Marathon" view of a dumpster (complete with being woken up by the garbage truck in the morning)? How about the fact that this garage-turned-into-"condo" gem...

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6Thank ersatz
Alaska
Reviewed September 5, 2008

Marathon View is conveniently located within walking distance of major Seward attractions. It had a working kitchen with a full size refrigerator and a reasonable assortment of utensils. It was also available when I needed a room on short notice, but this place was still no bargain. The furniture and floor coverings in the living room and kitchen were old...

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5Thank Traveler_from_Alaska
Vancouver
Reviewed August 24, 2008

We have just returned from a cruise from Anchorage to Vancouver. We decided to stay in Seward for a night before boarding our ship, and chose the Marathon View Hotel because of its "reasonable" price for a "vacation condo". The Holiday Inn and Best Western were more expensive.. However, this price was hardly reasonable considering the condition of the "condo"....

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2Thank BirdloverVancouver
texas
Reviewed June 11, 2008

We arrived at 12:30 in the night and checked in to stay for 2 nights. The rooms did not look clean with the dirty green checkered carpet in the bedroom with queen bed. Then again, where do i hang my coats, there are no hangers provided and so we dumped them on a chair. We pulled the sofa bed and...

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5Thank TexasSoup
Mason City, Iowa
Reviewed August 8, 2005

A warning to travelers booking a room at the Marathon View. My room was booked three months in advance of our visit. A room with a queen bed and fold out sofa. Operators would not pick up their phone when we tried to verify our reservations, the entire week before our visit. Upon arrival, the room they tried to give...

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12Thank PatandCarol
Management response:

Well my apologies go out to you as I did speak with you. I did speak with this guest. When I spoke with the guest she gave me the phone number she had been trying to call which was a different number than our facilities, which is unfortunately why she never reached us. We have a 24 hour toll-free number...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Alaska Coastal Lodging

Address: 524 Fourth Avenue, Seward, AK 99664 (Formerly Marathon View)
Location: United States > Alaska > Seward
Price Range: $97 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Marathon View Seward
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