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Reviewed yesterday

Spent a night at the Ma Johnson Hotel and it really exceeded our expectations! Everyone, including Chris and Matt at the hotel, and Guthrie at the Bistro across the street , were extremely helpful and welcoming. The hotel is true to the era, clean and...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2017

We stayed here just one Thursday night in June, and it was one of the highlights of our two-week trip to Alaska. We arrived in the evening and were greeted in the charming and pleasant drawing room by Sven, the young clerk. The room we...More

3  Thank vaidaman
Reviewed 2 days ago

This hotel is a 'must stay' when you visit Mc Carthy. It's at the end of road Mc Carthy (60MI gravelroad). The hotel is only available by foot-bridge. You can call the hotel on the public phone and they pick you up by van. The...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stayed here 25 years ago and stayed again. It was like a step back in Alaskan time. The hotel has not changed much. Neither has McCarthy. The dogs still sleep in the middle of the street. Be sure to visit the Kennecott Copper Mine. It...More

1  Thank HERMAN C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at Ma Johnson's for 1 night. The staff is over the top friendly (especially Eileen) and will do about anything to make sure you have everything you need. The rooms are clean and we never had to wait for a...More

1  Thank Julie B
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noclaws
March 14, 2018|
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Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
Hi noclaws! There are NO taxes in McCarthy, Alaska!! In fact, McCarthy is one of the very last places in America that is not in a local governing body such as a borough or county. Our 2-person occupancy room rate is $239... More
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Roamingkingfisher
June 10, 2017|
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Please contact the hotel reception for Dog friendly room availability. Thee is a 20 Lb weight limit.
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Greg M
November 13, 2016|
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Response from Helen B | Reviewed this property |
No. The hotel is only open seasonally. Check their website for dates.
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"Remember that you are in the Alaskan bush, not at the Ritz."
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"We had the rooms in an alcove. They were quiet, close to the back door and porch and had a bathroom across..."
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"I was lucky with pricing cos I was so early in the season; the location of the hotel made everything so easy"
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"1st floor is quieter"
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