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    Ma Johnson's Hotel

    101 Kennicott Avenue, P.O. Box MXY, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
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    Traveler (130)
    Room & Suite (15)
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    • Excellent67%
    • Very good24%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 213 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This is the only "Hotel" in McCarthy, and not going to lie I was apprehensive after seeing photos of the hotel. Photos really do not do this place justice. The staff was extremely friendly, and the hotel was impeccably clean and quaint. The walls inside...More

    1  Thank Cshayeg
    Property's Favorite Review
    Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

    Perhaps our family's favorite discovery yet! McCarthy is a true adventure destination, and Ma Johnson's was the perfect time artifact at the end of the road, so to speak. Or more like a cherry on an already awesome slice of Alaskan cake. My husband and...More

    2  Thank Toby P
    Reviewed June 5, 2017

    I arrived at the carpark across the river at around 10.30 pm 16 May 2017 expecting to spend a very chilly night in the car and strike out on the 5 mile walk next day to Kennecott. Fortune shone on me and a wonderful man...More

    1  Thank Mary L
    Reviewed December 11, 2016

    It's amazing the amount of space this place takes up, and the number of rooms there. To some people a tiny room with 2 beds would be a horrible way to spend a vacation, but this makes you get out of your room and explore...More

    Thank lord-xeon
    Reviewed December 4, 2016

    Ma Johnson's was a wonderful trip into the past. Even though the rooms are small, they are very welcoming, clean and comfortable. We enjoyed the daily breakfast provided at the saloon and felt welcome to socialize in the parlor. The service by the staff was...More

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    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • $110 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Alaska >
    • Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve >
    • McCarthy
    • Also Known As
    • Ma Johnson's Hotel McCarthy, Alaska
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    Traveler (130)
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    Questions & Answers
    June 10, 2017|
    Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
    Please contact the hotel reception for Dog friendly room availability. Thee is a 20 Lb weight limit.
    Greg M
    November 13, 2016|
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    Response from mikegc | Reviewed this property |
    No, it's closed in Winter.
    July 4, 2016|
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    Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
    It seems to be in the 70's during the day for most of July. Averages are kind of difficult in our area because the mountain ranges (3 converge around the towns of McCarthy & Kennicott) - these mountains create micro... More
    Room Tips
    "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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    "Not all rooms have a sink"
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    "Rooms with two beds may be larger"
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