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"I booked two rooms - even responded to an e-mail requesting my guests names - and we were given rooms in different buildings instead of together and o ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 27 Jul 2015

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Aurora Dora

Close to airport

Within 3 miles (5 km) of this Talkeetna hotel, you'll find Aurora Dora and Talkeetna Riverfront Park. Denali Brewing Company and Denali State Park are also in the region.

Multiple dining options

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, as well as the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy free perks like free self parking and an area shuttle.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 212 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Fans, hair dryers, and phones are also available.

Premier Room, 2 Queen Beds, Mountain View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.0 out of 5 2.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 2.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

Everyone (1) Family (1)
1 out of 5
Beautiful Lodge. Perfect view. Good food at the restaurant and comfortable beds. They didn’t come in and clean each day because of covid they said. We ran out of towels and made multiple calls to the desk. We finally went down there and had to request towels. This happened more than once. They knew 3 adults checked in but only had supplies like cups and towels for two. We smoked cigars outside. In attempt to be courteous, instead of throwing our cigar butts in the ground we took them back to our hotel room and put them in the trash can. When we were sent our final bill, we were charged $250 for smoke damage! That as much as the room! And we never smoked in the room. Not once. The manager was difficult to get hold of and kept insisting that because there were butts in the trash can then we smoked in the hotel. And we did not. Will not refund the charge. So very frustrating. This trip was a retirement gift for my Dad and this hotel was supposed to be the cream of the crop and it has been a headache. I have submitted the review to the hotel per their email and they will not refund the money. Very frustrating. What is the point of traveling and trying to be courteous when you just get that kind of stuff in return??

Posted by on May 18, 2021

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3 out of 5

Not worth the price if you do not have a view room

Pros: The grounds are beautiful. Perfect location if Denali (Mt. McKinley) is out.
Cons: Food. Btw, except for three entrees, the menu in the fancy Foraker restaurant was the same as the Bistro only higher priced! No vegan options.
Location: The town of Talkeetna is a five minute drive from the hotel. Quaint, fun, good food options.
I booked two rooms - even responded to an e-mail requesting my guests names - and we were given rooms in different buildings instead of together and one room had a view of the parking lot pavement. Literally! It was a "basement" room adjacent to the parking lot that slopes up so all my guests could see was pavement. This was the most expensive room we had on our 10-day vacation. Since it was the last day I wanted to do something special for our guests. This was a normal room with nothing special. Many 3-star hotels have better bedding and better amenities than here.

Posted by , from Anchorage, AK on Jul 27, 2015

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Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business center. WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 2 meeting rooms available. A 24-hour fitness center, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. A free area shuttle within 2.00 mi is available. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Talkeetna hotel is smoke free.

  • 212 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Talkeetna Station (2.3 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 2.00 mi
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge offers 212 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Foraker Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Base Camp Bistro & Lounge - This bar serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Number of children who can stay free - 3
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Hotel Names

  • Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
  • Alaskan Lodge
  • Talkeetna Alaskan
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  • Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge Alaska
  • Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge Hotel
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You should know

  • Up to 3 children 11 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.