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Gakona Lodge & Trading Post

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Fitness centre
2 Star Hotel
The oldest continually operating roadhouse in Alaska (National Register of Historic Places), Gakona Lodge and Trading Post offers its guests an authenticly rustic yet comfortable Alaskan experience in one of state's last remaining historical treasures. It consists of the main lodge...
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Mile 2 Tok Cutoff Rd., Gakona, AK 99586
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at Gakona Lodge and Trading Post felt like a true Alaskan experience. Far from the cruise ships and tour buses we so often encountered while traveling through Alaska, this authentic roadhouse is definitely off the beaten path, and that’s a good thing. The historic...More

Thank Candace M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting place! Over 90 years old and the new owners bought it in 2014. A lot of work involved in a 90 year old log building! 10 rooms with only one -room 10- comes with its own bathroom.. the other 9 rooms share...More

Thank robhryck
Response from Clif_Potter, Manager at Gakona Lodge & Trading PostResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Robin, Thanks so much for the review and kind words. Sorry about the restaurant not being open for you. We did our half-way party and had a large group of cyclists in while you were here. We were supposed to have two additional live-in...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

We stayed one night during our trip to Alaska. The cabin we stayed in was comfortable and convenient. I would also recommend the restaurant. The food was good and the service very friendly. This will be a stop on our next trip to the areaMore

1  Thank Daniel M
Response from Clif_Potter, Owner at Gakona Lodge & Trading PostResponded 28 September 2017

Thanks so much for the review, and we're really glad you enjoyed the cabin. My wife works really hard in that restaurant kitchen, and I'll be sure to pass your feedback her way as well. If there is anything you think of that you might...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

We loved staying here. Our cabin was clean and comfortable. The grounds were historic and interesting. The little restaurant was fun and the food was pretty good. I would stay here again if ever in the area.More

1  Thank SierraSlyFox
Response from Clif_Potter, Owner at Gakona Lodge & Trading PostResponded 15 September 2017

Thanks so much for the review! We're very glad you enjoyed your stay. Please do come back if you make it back our way. IF there is anything in particular that comes to mind that you think we can do better, please don't hesitate to...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Of all my travels around Alaska, this place is my favorite place! A genuinely awesome place to stay. Very authentic experience staying and the hospitality was excellent! If there were one place in the state I would most like to go back to I would...More

1  Thank Bill C
Response from Clif_Potter, Owner at Gakona Lodge & Trading PostResponded 22 August 2017

Bill, Thanks so much for the review! It was great meeting you, and I'm sorry I couldn't hang out and chat a bit more in the tavern the night you were here. As per your instructions, your book is in the room for other travelers...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 168 - US$ 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 168 - US$ 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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"Stay in one of the separate log cabins."
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"Take the last cabin on the right before it sinks into the permafrost!"
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"The cabins are nicely spaced apart if you want quiet."
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"Cabins are great and roomy, 3 bedroom next to river"
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