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“Luxury "Cabin in the Woods"” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Alaska Creekside Cabins

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Alaska Creekside Cabins
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15 reviews
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“Luxury "Cabin in the Woods"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2011

Really very nice, a luxury cabin. Clean and nice, we'd stay there again. A moose walked through the area and down to the creek, and we almost missed it because we were inside watching satellite TV and using the wireless internet.

Secluded in the woods but not a completely private deck unless you are in the Bella Donna Cabin (the Chinook and the one next to it are close together and you can talk to the people on the deck of the cabin next to it). On the deck you can hear the traffic noise from the main road if you listen. The jetted bathtub is not a hot tub, just the usual jetted bathtub in the bathroom and barely fits 2 people.
There are 2 twin beds in the loft, but in the summer it will never be dark there and young kids can’t safely get up and down the ladder. The bedroom is separate so one person can stay up and watch TV while the other sleeps (the room doesn’t get totally dark – consider the midnight sun in June/July and take a sleeping blindfold to Alaska).

The Musk Ox Farm (and the scenic overlook) near milepost 50 about 9 miles north of Palmer are less than 15 minutes drive away. Good location to head to Hatcher Pass, too. It's in the Matanuska Valley where the colony of midwesterners was attempted during the Great Depression.

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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Gold Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2011

Creekside Cabins offers a great Alaskan Getaway. The host is Wonderful- going above and beyond. Love the fireplace and jetted tub. The cabin was very clean and comfortable. Great place to stay !!!!

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2010

Not in a hard to reach remote Alaska rural spot, but close to Wasilla in a nice spot on a hill overlooking a pond & the mountains just minutes off a paved - plowed road. Nice, modern - CLEAN - chalet style cabin that was very comfortable and fully equipped (pots, pans, cups, glasses, etc, - even ground coffee in the fridge...). We spent a week in the area and the cabins are centally located about an hour north of the Anchorage airport, and make a great jumping offf point for everything in the area. The gas stove was automatic and on a thermostat so it was cozy & warm too. Throw in an outdoor gas grill, Cable TV, stereo & wireless web and it was a week well spent in Alaska... Diane (the owner) was also very helpful and made our stay enjoyable.

Thanks Diane - and the baby is doing fine !

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank VandTJen
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Gresham, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2010

I know that Creekside Cabins has three different locations but we had the pleasure of staying at the Palmer location (Chinook cabin) that is located on Cottonwood Creek. We had an amazing view of the mountains and it added to our Alaskan experience. It made our experience unforgettable. To be able to look out the creek and know that salmon return here every year is unbelievable. We also got to witness two bald eagles perched on a tree and saw a moose less than 100 feet away from our cabin. The cabin was more than comfortable and very clean which is always important to us. We can't think of a better place to stay when visiting Alaska. The host was very knowledgable and had many helpful recommendations on things to do in the area.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank elijahslee
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in
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2010

this is a great place and location. the cabin was clean and very charming. everything you could want was provided. Gas grill, fir pit, picinic table, beautiful deck, we saw a moose right out there! we had such a wonderful trip, the owners are very helpful to hook you up with what ever activities or sightseeing you care to do. our kids are 14 and 15 and they loved it and had a great time also.. perfect place, we hope to come back. Mary Filipiak

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank harmony1962
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Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2010

Alaska like I pictured it would be!! Beautiful View from the cabin!! Very clean!! Owner is a Great person!! Just Great!!

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Mililani, Oahu, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2010

My husband and I stayed at these cabins in 2006 for a week before Christmas. We enjoed the place so much, and talked about it so much that our we had to come back with our son to prove just how cool the place was. so we came back for Christmas week 2008. We had a snow storm on Christmas day, but we were so warm and cozy and really enjoyed just spending the day at the cabin. We walked on the frozen creek - which was fun! Being from Hawaii - we really took advantage of the snow! The cabin was everything we could hope for! It is located far enough from Anchorage but at the same time close enough to go to there for dinner or shopping. The owners of the property live close by and offered us the use of their "snow toys". They even told us where to go for some great sledding and ice fishing. (Didn't do the ice fishing - way too cold!) We will definately come back to Creekside Cabins again and again! Hopefully this year!

  • Stayed December 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Alaska Creekside Cabins

Property: Alaska Creekside Cabins
Address: 3200 North Dolly Varden Drive, Wasilla, AK 99654
Location: United States > Alaska > Wasilla
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 9 Specialty Lodging in Wasilla
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
"Alaska Creekside Cabins." Each luxury waterfront suite has its own private deck which overlooks either Cottonwood Creek or Wasilla Creek. The serene & peaceful settings are perfect for viewing the many different types of water fowl that visit, the salmon swimming upstream, & of course the occasional moose. Each cabin suite is equipped w/ all bed linens, blankets, towels, full size kitchen,gas fireplace, jetted tub, TV, stereo & wireless internet. Complimentary coffee & light condiments are included. For all you fishermen, extra freezer space is available upon request. Alaska Creekside Cabins are located only 45 minutes from Anchorage Airport, and we are less than a 10 minute drive from either downtown Palmer or Wasilla. Our secluded, yet centralized location makes it the perfect "home base" for checking out the great state of Alaska. ... more   less 

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