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Santa Claus House

101 Saint Nicholas Dr, North Pole, AK 99705-7695
+1 800-588-4078
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“christmas store” (29 reviews)
“gift shop” (69 reviews)
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101 Saint Nicholas Dr, North Pole, AK 99705-7695
+1 800-588-4078
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove out here for the express purpose of visiting Santa Clause House. The people at the SC House handling photos with Santa were really nice and friendly. We got some great photos with Santa, who was awesome. But the rest of the place is...More

Thank Horalky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Santa Claus house is a lot of fun. The kids can sit on Santa’s lap and get pictures taken. They have a lot of souvenirs for purchase from ornaments to clothing. Then go outside and watch the majestic reindeer.

Thank Q2821NVcathyr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unless you are buying buying and buying ornaments you can get anywhere don't bother. Boring!!!! It is small and too crowded.

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first highlight of this visit was meeting a Santa Claus that looks so much like how he is depicted in storybooks, pictures, and ads everywhere! And I was lucky because there was no line... though for reference I've heard that usually there is quite...More

Thank MyThoughts_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Look this is a tourist attraction and shop so don't get your hopes up. Ring first to see if Santa is in the house... and if the reindeers are available for viewing. Outside of the main tourist season this is just an overpriced Christmas ornament...More

Thank Meg123456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun place to visit. Recently expanded to house more holiday themed festiveness. I started to buy a new tree ornament for each of my kids every year. When they move out, I will give them a box containing all of them. Santa’s...More

Thank joe_chemo
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Loved Santa. Every kind of decoration and ornament is here. They also have letters from Santa with North Pole address. They can be sent from there or you can mail them yourself. At certain times they have ice sculpture competitions.

Thank Dawn F
Reviewed 13 December 2017

The Santa Claus House is a must if you are at North Pole, Alaska or in Fairbanks. The outside of the building is fun and attractive and the inside is full of all kinds of gifts, decorations, keepsakes, a coffee bar and fudge, handmade Alaskan...More

Thank Caledoniamist
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I'm too old for the santa claus thing, but this little place was neat. It had a little restaurant inside, but it was mainly a gift shop. I was able to pick up some made in AK souvenirs along with some other trinkets for the...More

Thank GCC25
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

The Santa Clause House is considered a “must do” in North Pole, however I️ think it’s over rated. It is basically just a big gift shop. Even during the holiday season I’ve never seen Santa there. He’s always on break!

Thank JoshAndAlia B
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20 May 2017|
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Response from rook289 | Reviewed this property |
Princess operates 5 lodges in Alaska. The closest one is in Fairbanks. From the Fairbanks lodge it is a 20-30 minute ride to the Santa Claus House. Taxi is very expensive, no ride share (Uber, Lyft). I believe the S.C. House... More
Jillian M
10 December 2016|
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Response from karenpammy2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Santa Claus is at the Santa Claus House everyday of the year to greet visitors of all ages. We went in the middle of summer-- July-- and sure enough there was a line to see Santa! Just make sure you head into the Gift... More