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Ma Johnson's Hotel

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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Stayed here for one night before and after a 6 day backcountry trip. This place is absolutely wonderful. The hotel itself is really charming and cozy. Showers are hot and high pressure, just what we needed after a long hike. The staff were super helpful...More

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Response from AK400400, Owner at Ma Johnson's HotelResponded October 2, 2017

Ali, Thank you for sharing your experience through Tripadvisor! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us!

Reviewed September 6, 2017

Stayed here as part of a group. Charming hotel in rustic town. Rooms quite small with shared facilities, but very comfortable and clean. Good restaurants in the street nearby. Friendly staff. Lots of stunning walks nearby and a visit to the Copper Mill in Kennicott...More

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Response from AK400400, Owner at Ma Johnson's HotelResponded October 2, 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience in our "One horse town" on Tripadvisor! The ghost town of McCarthy is the real deal. Ma Johnson's Hotel was the Boarding House in town and the rooms are indeed about as small as rooms could be. We have...More

Reviewed August 27, 2017

We enjoyed our stay at Ma Johnson's. Very clean, authentic and beautiful rooms, decorated as it used to be 100 years ago. Excellent breakfast, with high quality products. Very friendly personnel. We would definitely recommend it.

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Response from AK400400, Owner at Ma Johnson's HotelResponded October 2, 2017

H M: Thanks for your kind words!

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

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Ma Johnson's has a great feel. It is full of history and charm. Just the right touch of laissez-faire makes you feel comfortable as soon as you walk in the door. The location is perfect. You can comfortably retire to your room or walk out...More

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June 10, 2017|
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Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
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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Karangel155
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
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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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"Not all rooms have a sink"
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"Rooms with two beds may be larger"
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