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  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

At $530 per person per night, this venue lacks quality in lodging and food. The cabins are all attached to a boardwalk which is very noisy. They awaken all those parties that are leaving that day at 5 AM to catch a 6 AM bus...More

1  Thank Karyn M
Response from Christopher H, General Manager at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded 7 January 2017

Karyn, We appreciate your feedback in regards to your recent stay with us. We value all of our guests feedback and we take any and all information into consideration when making changes to our future business. We would like all of our guests expectations to...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were part of a tour group visiting Alaska. The tour company chose this hotel. The hotel was very nice. The rooms were clean and the beds were comfortable. The have a very good restaurant serving a great breakfast buffet.

1  Thank MrBill W
Response from Christopher H, General Manager at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded 7 January 2017

MrBill, Thank you for your thoughts in regards to your stay with us. We hope that you enjoyed your entire Alaska vacation and we look forward to seeing you in Alaska in the future. All the best! Regards, Chris H.

Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed for 3 nights total after a week on a Princess cruise. The good and the bad: Good: Dinners were very good. Cabins offer space ample. Independent hiking galore. Guided tours offered once or twice a day with various levels of difficulty offered. Helpful...More

3  Thank lars639
Response from Christopher H, General Manager at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded 7 January 2017

Lars639, We appreciate you business and choosing to stay with us at the Denali Backcountry Lodge! We realize there are many choices to experience the remote back country and Denali is one of the best. Your feedback is always welcome and very valuable to us...More

Reviewed 26 August 2016

If visiting the interior of Denali National Park is not on your bucket list, then you need to edit your bucket list, because this is the Alaska that you see in the travel books. Once you get to the "end of the road" (literally; there...More

1  Thank Amos M
Response from Christopher H, General Manager at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded 7 January 2017

Amos, Thank you very much for your extensive review and feedback in regards to your stay at the Denali Backcountry Lodge in Kantishna. The location of the lodge in Kantishna is ideal for any guests looking to get out and away from the crowded entrance...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

My husband and I spent two nights at the backcountry lodge on a 10 day trip to Alaska. We had read the very mixed trip advisor reviews before we went. A little about us - we are both in our 40s, well traveled and lean...More

1  Thank Jill T
Response from Christopher H, General Manager at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded 4 January 2017

Jill, We appreciate your open mind and thoughts in regards to your stay at the Denali Backcountry Lodge. The lodge is definitely not something that everyone would enjoy and we try to paint a proper picture for all guests before they book so that they...More

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Breakfast included
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Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
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US$ 529 - US$ 858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 529 - US$ 858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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EnjoyingNC
1 November 2017|
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Response from Barbara G | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go on self guided hikes straight from the lodge. Staff will have information
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KarlaMarie
20 August 2017|
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Response from Bill C | Reviewed this property |
The bus leaves from the train station. Some people on our bus left their car at the train station or across the street at the park visitor center.
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"Ask if there is a room available that does not share a wall with another room."
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"Expensive but a room by the water worth it!"
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"for best view get a river side cabin."
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"There are no bad choices as these are individual cabins all on the ground floor."
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