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Neptune Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Brad is the consummate host, whether you're staying the hostel building or one of his cabins. His property has the best view of the glaciers, with a nice deck to enjoy it from, or by the grills for the best dinner venue. It is all low key and simple, and perfect for our tastes. We spent a night in a... More 

Thank neptune-mick
Fairbanks, Alaska
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Brad built this place with his own 2 hands and he did an amazing job! The cabins are small but quaint and clean. We stayed in the upstairs main lodge room which has a super comfortable queen bed, full bed, sleeper sofa, good-sized dinner table, and a huge wrap-around porch with SPECTACULAR views of the Stairway Icefall (the 2nd largest... More 

Thank KellyAroundTheWorld
San Diego, California
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The choices in McCarthy and Kennicott are very limited when it comes to accommodation, and quite expensive. We opted to save a bit of money and relive travel days of our youth by staying at the Kennicott River Lodge. We originally booked a private cabin, but the owner, Brad, offered us the top floor of the lodge with an amazing... More 

Thank lslucchini
Singapore, Singapore
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113 reviews
113 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Stayed in the "suite", which is one large room in the main building. No ensuite bathroom and the shower/ toilets are suited for an isolated place so do not expect too much comfort. It does the job for a short stay, but nothing much to write home about

Thank Jeremy1985
Greater Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Were in The Wrangells for a hiking trip and this was our accommodation before and after trip. Comfortable cabins in a great location near the footbridge to Mccarthy. Showers and toilet in main building so be prepared to walk 100m from cabins for amenities. Considering how isolated this place is thats fine. Friendly hosts and their dogs.

Thank Mary H
Palatine, Illinois
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64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We stayed in the “suite.” You are totally paying for the view, which you could get in the cabins for less. While it is indeed a big spacious room, it does not have a bathroom and one needs to go downstairs and then outside to access the shared bathrooms for the hostel. It got very cold at night and so... More 

Thank Kimberly G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

The View is amazing in every room and cabin. You see the Root Glacier, which is a wonder. The service is excellent!! There only 1 thing, you share a bathroom and a lobby. It's kind of a pain when ur waiting. Other than that it's worth going if you're in McCarthy

Thank Josh S
Carson City, Nevada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights in cabin #1. What a spectacular view of Kennicott mine and glacier. Our cabin was charming and rustic. We met great people and had interesting conversations while spending time in the main lodge. I would definitely stay here again. A great place for those looking for a comfortable Alaskan experience, not for those in need... More 

Thank bean1994
New Jersey
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115 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Loved our stay at the Kennicott River Lodge! We stayed in a cabin which faces the ice fall and glacier offering a spectacular view all day long. The cabins are very basic just including bed and futon. Use of kitchen, bathrooms shower are all in the main lodge which is just a short walk from the cabins. All of the... More 

Thank lilemoevie
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A group of 11 on Get Up and Go tours stayed in the cabins for three nights. Fantastic.The cabins are comfy, the main lodge is super for a large group, great kitchen, and Brad, the owner has a sauna that he is happy to turn on for guests. The views of the glacier are fabulous. 30 minute walk to McCarthy... More 

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Additional Information about Kennicott River Lodge

Address: Mile 59, McCarthy Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK
Location: United States > Alaska > Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve > McCarthy
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Kennicott River Lodge McCarthy, Alaska
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