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Top of the World Hotel

3060 Eben Hopson St, Utqiagvik, AK 99723-0189
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The new Top of the World Hotel is at 3060 Eben Hopson Street. It is well known for authentic Inupiat Eskimo Hospitality. We invite you to come to the Top of the World Hotel overlooking the Arctic Ocean where, from your guest room window, you can experience the land of the midnight sun, watch a whale migrate, a polar bear wander, or the northern lights dance across the polar night sky. It is an adventure you are not likely to forget. The new Top of the World Hotel has 70 state of the art rooms with free Wi-Fi, cable, flat screen TVs, direct dial phones and features modern services and amenities: 24 hour front desk attendant, hotel restaurant, exercise room, gift shop, guest launderette and full kitchens for guest use. It is conveniently located near the heritage center, tourist attractions and local stores.
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Ocean view
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mike wrote a review May 2021
Dallas, Texas2 contributions1 helpful vote
They have cancelled their tours, airport pick up, restaurant only open fo to go orders. You get a room, that’s it. Considering what they promise on their web site it is disappointing. T end of the tour’s especially, and who wants to eat all their meals in their room.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Skibumdude wrote a review Apr 2021
Vail, Colorado1351 contributions236 helpful votes
When in Alaska, hotel lodging is relative. Barrow is a sparse location with limited shopping, restaurants and paved roads. The Top of the World offers spacious, clean rooms with ample hot water, and free wi-fi. The hotel is somewhat plain, but in the farthest north town/city in the US it is a very nice place. The staff is friendly and helpful. Unfortunately the restaurant was closed due to COVID. We definitely would stay here again should we return to Barrow.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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By Eljay wrote a review Jan 2020
Sunshine Coast, Australia61 contributions35 helpful votes
Barrow (Utiqiagvik) America's northernmost city. No roads lead to Utqiagvik, Alaska, you must fly or, sea ice permitting, take a ship, as it is three hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle. We flew into Utqiagvik in July 2018 (Summertime) and stayed at The Top of the World Hotel. I was a little anxious as to what the hotel was going to be like, in a remote city, but it was amazing! The staff were fantastic, the rooms were spacious and all climate controlled which was a nice relief from the outside cold. Our room had a view overlooking the frozen Arctic Ocean and the famous Whale Bone Arch. The hotel had a restaurant, which had great food and the staff were so friendly We were picked up from the hotel for a Tundra Tour around the city and were able to see so many wonderful sights and take some interesting photographs of a place not many people travel to. Whilst we were there, it was 24 hour daylight and experiencing a night that never gets dark, is truly amazing. Visiting Utqiagvik is a once in a life time experience and one that should not be missed. I wish we had allowed extra time to wander around, and take more Photographs of this amazing place and its landscape.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trusstytraveller wrote a review Nov 2019
Palmview, Australia952 contributions319 helpful votes
This hotel was amazing, in the middle of no where, and only accessible by air. Great comfortable accommodation and considering where you are the food prices at the hotel restaurant are reasonable. Right near the ocean, and our room had a view of the ocean and midnight sun was a bucket list. A fantastic experience.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Ahniwake R wrote a review Oct 2019
Tulsa, Oklahoma87 contributions11 helpful votes
The hotel is not only a good place to stay in town, but a great place to meet the community. The restaurant is pretty good. Wifi is offered, but you are in Barrow so be patient, it's slow. It's a dry town, and you're not allowed to bring outside liquor to the hotel. Free shuttle to airport.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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Frequently Asked Questions about Top of the World Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Top of the World Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Inupiat Heritage Center (0.7 km), Tundra Tours Inc (0.3 km), and St. Patrick's Catholic Church (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Top of the World Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, free parking, and meeting rooms.
What food & drink options are available at Top of the World Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Top of the World Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Top of the World Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sam & Lee's Restaurant, Niggivikput, and Arctic Pizza.
Are any cleaning services offered at Top of the World Hotel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Top of the World Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Top of the World Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.