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4.5 out of 5

"It was a beautiful hotel! Staff helpful and friendly. Nice breakfast buffet. All in a beautiful setting! " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 19 Sep 2021

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Hotel Description

Hotel perfectly located for exploring Valdez

Oceanside stay

Within a 10-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find Valdez Museum and Valdez Post Office. Shoup Glacier State Marine Park and Shoup Bay State Marine Park are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Free perks

This hotel features an indoor pool and a 24-hour gym. There's no skimping on freebies - guests receive free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. A grocery/convenience store, a lobby fireplace, and luggage storage are also on offer.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$324* Per night/room Jul 21 - Jul 22

Superior Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Kitchen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Private Alaskan Cabin

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Totem Hotel and Suites ratings based on 16 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Totem Hotel and Suites

Everyone (9) Family (4)
5 out of 5
It was a beautiful hotel! Staff helpful and friendly. Nice breakfast buffet. All in a beautiful setting!

Posted by on Sep 19, 2021

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Oct 15, 2021 by Joseph List

Thank you very much Sharon

4 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 23, 2021

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5 out of 5
Clean, nice room. Good breakfast buffet. Heated pool

Posted by on Jul 8, 2021

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Jul 15, 2021 by Joseph List

Thank you very much for the review.

5 out of 5
First thing you see when you pull into town and everything is located around it

Posted by on Mar 19, 2021

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Apr 12, 2021 by Joseph List

Thank you for the review

5 out of 5
lovely room, and staff. The only downfall is that there is no hot tub

Posted by on Nov 9, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 18, 2019 by Joseph List

There is some talk about adding one in the future. =)

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 26, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 21, 2019 by Christian Stanford-General Manager

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! We are pleased to see we exceeded your expectations and look forward to seeing you on your next travels to Valdez!

5 out of 5
Loved this hotel. It was clean, beds were very comfortable, nice amenities in the room & friendly hotel staff. Would definitely stay here again.

Posted by on Sep 5, 2019

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Sep 9, 2019 by Joseph List

Thank you for the kind words. We take great pride in our hotel

5 out of 5
Friendly staff great breakfast food clean room spacious free WiFi close to walk to other shops and eating

Posted by on Aug 6, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 17, 2019 by Joseph List

Thank you for the kind words.

4 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 4, 2019

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Jul 6, 2019 by Christian

Thank you so much for your recent stay and review! We look forward to your return visit!

5 out of 5
Great hotel find in Valdez, AK. If we make it back to Valdez, this is where we will stay.

Posted by on Jun 27, 2019

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Jun 29, 2019 by Joseph List

Thank you for the review

About the Totem Hotel and Suites

Location 144 East Egan Drive, Valdez, AK 99686

Property Features

Totem Hotel and Suites offers its guests an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Public spaces have free WiFi. Free breakfast is served daily. Tour/ticket assistance, gift shops/newsstands, and a fireplace in the lobby are also featured at Totem Hotel and Suites. Free self parking is available. This Valdez hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 65 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 2018
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Conference space
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Convenience store
  • Gift shop
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Totem Hotel and Suites offers 65 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary toiletries. Beds feature down comforters. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Down blanket
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 9 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

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

  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site

Accessibility

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

  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 20 per pet, per night
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 200 lbs)
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

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 is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector 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. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. 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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not 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
  • Pets allowed in specific rooms only
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are 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
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 72 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Totem Inn Valdez
  • Totem Inn
  • Totem Valdez
  • Totem Hotel Valdez
  • Totem Hotel
  • Totem Inn Suites
  • Totem Hotel Valdez
  • Totem Hotel and Suites Hotel
  • Totem Hotel and Suites Valdez
  • Totem Hotel and Suites Hotel Valdez

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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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.