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The Lodge at Black Rapids

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This lodge has a presence of peacefulness as soon as you walk in. So many place to be social or have private time. The rooms are beautifully decorated, great beds and wonderful windows to watch the weather. Large stone fireplace to enjoy on two levels...winter or summer it's a great place to visit.

Thank Emgoldie
Lima, Peru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I want to tell you from the moment you drive up to the beautiful lodge at black rapids, to checking in and seeing a beautiful view of the mountains, this place is amazing! From our room we could see moose, swans, and and a hawk right outside our room! We had the most amazing meals for breakfast and dinner, meals...

Thank Susan O
Benicia, California
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This is such a beautiful lodge in such a beautiful location. It is remote but easy to get to. And the food is outstanding! We only stayed one night, sadly, but enjoyed the solitude and outdoor adventures (snowshoeing). But the best thing was the glorious view of the Northern Lights from the back deck! Oh and the lovely people! Highly...

1Thank redyoga
Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Spent three days and two nights with my wife at the Lodge at Black Rapids over a long weekend. We ate all of our meals at the lodge and took part in several hours of self-guided snowshoeing. The location is incredibly remote with stunning views in all directions. The quality of the lodge and the room we stayed in was...

1Thank William M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

From the moment we arrived, on a snowy, windy evening, to a blazing fire in the massive, heat retaining, fireplace, we felt welcomed and at home--if home were that nice. The incredible attention to even the smallest detail, like the mother-of-pearl highlights in the tile-work to the gorgeous hand turned wrought iron pieces that are everywhere in evidence makes this...

1Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Stayed during the winter, Chef Charlie was top notch and one of the best meals I have had in Alaska and I have been traveling extensively around the state for 25 years. He also helped me out when my truck broke down a few miles down the road. Room was excellent and very large. Ask for a room with a...

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed at this lodge with a large group of family and had the most incredible time ever! First off, the staff, including the chefs and the tour guides, were all beyond amazing! The food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner was delicious! Everything including the rooms and bathroom felt really clean. We never even had a chance to be bored...

Thank Kara A
Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Thank you for your kindness and sharing your experience! Wow! Wow! Wow!

Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed an incredible weekend getaway at this amazing lodge in January 2017. We weren't sure what we had gotten ourselves into when we embarked on our trip and found ourselves driving through a blizzard from Fairbanks to get to the lodge but were pleasantly surprised at this "little piece of heaven" nestled into the heart of the Alaskan Range....

Thank Kaiulani_R
Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Dear Pampered, because you were willing to trust and experience this unique land you lived this day to the fullest! Thank you for letting us know! We had a wonderful time with you too!

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The folks that work here, Donella the baker, Charley the cook, and David our tour guide made our visit to this log cabin lodge a very wonderful experience! Charley fed us along with Donella every day with some tasty breakfasts and dinners. Coffee was always hot and ready. There is also wine, beer, and more strong spirits available to enjoy...

Thank Tonypose
Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

What a wonderful memory! Thank you for sharing and taking the time. Such a great description.....We so appreciate it! Turn down service is now a daily occurrence! Happy winter and northern lights!

Reviewed 18 January 2017

We arrived after dark in a blizzard to this homey lodge and were welcomed at the door by Charlie the cook and Donella the cake/pie maker. Soothing blues and beautiful details provided extra ambience to an already gorgeous lodge where no detail was not carefully tended to. We sat before the fire with the staff and discussed diner ad breakfast...

1Thank Carrie D
Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Thank you thank you for your beautiful words and kind compliments. We appreciate it so much and really are filled with joy to read what a wonderful time you had! Come again and thank you again!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A new tradition of affordable hospitality at the gateway of this most accessible, wild mountain wilderness. A beautiful 7300 square foot timber framed lodge located in the heart of the Alaska Range. A little bit of luxury, road accessible, heavenly beds, fantastic food and company! Belvedere filled with stain glass portraits of northern lights. Romantic areas to visit, warm stone fireplace areas. Leather couches. Local cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge at Black Rapids

Address: Mile 227.4, Richardson Highway, Black Rapids, AK 99737
Region: United States > Alaska > Black Rapids
Price Range: ₹ 12,282 - ₹ 16,807 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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