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Knik River Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Rixensart, Belgium
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Nice cabin with comfortable bed. Mini corner including micro oven, fridge ... Restaurant installed in a yurt. Excellent food. Two choice menu available. Good wine and even special Belgian beer. Easy parking. Excellent road to reach the hotel (dead end). Not possible to hike to the glacier. Possible with bad or helicopter !!!!

1Thank 19Jean
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We stayed at this lodge one night, and enjoyed the tranquility very much. We had a lovely "mountain" breakfast served to us, and ate it on our porch on a peaceful morning. WiFi is spotty, and cable is not yet available, but the atmosphere is quintessential Alaska. The family who owns the lodge is delightful.

1Thank Lucille M
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This was a wonderful stop, a hidden gem with a lodge feel and friendly folks to welcome and help. The cabins were very nice with small porch for viewing. The accommodations are Alaska but very clean, comfortable, and down right pleasant. I would stay again but more than one night. Probably need reservations since they only have about 20 cabins.

1Thank William M
Graham, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We stayed three nights to explore the area north of Anchorage. The cabins were nice with great views of the river and mountains though not very widely spaced. The bed was comfortable with lots of pillows (9!) and there was plenty of hot water for showers. We brought our own bowls and spoons so with a quick stop at the...

1Thank CallustheJameses
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I happened upon this place by chance and I couldn't feel luckier to have discovered it. It really feels that way...like a discovery. Situated 11 miles off the main road, The Knik River Lodge feels like it's on another planet. And I mean that in the best possible way. As my friend and I were pulling up I kept excitedly...

1Thank Julia B
Kingston, MA
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We stayed at the lodge just one night, and we wished we had had more time. We spent the afternoon at the Matanuska Glacier and instead of going back to Anchorage, we decided to spend the night in Palmer. There are not too many hotels there, however!!! We found the lodge, and we loved it. It is definitely remote, a...

1Thank MLH07
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We had groupon here with heli ride, the room was very nice, clean and new, I love their little balcony with dinning table outside! Great towels, bed and bedding, all very nice. The only thing is the on site dinning, it was very busy with only one waiter. He didn't want us to sit outside and also told us the...

1Thank yoke22
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 25 July 2015

While the cabin was nice and the staff friendly and helpful, I found the following to be very lacking: 1. No advance notice of no wifi or cable. 2. Breakfast is only a small continental tray brought to your cabin. No selection is available. 3. On arrival, I was arbitrarily told that my 11:30 dog sled trip was moved to...

4Thank Disappointed1410
Talladega, Alabama
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

We only stayed one night in Knik River Lodge, at the end of the road near Palmer. Nice cabins, could use a little landscaping instead of just gravel. 21 little cabins altogether. Pretty view of the mountains across the river. Nice inside, with fridge, microwave and Keurig coffee maker. Dinner in the yurt was very good, but they had only...

Thank fountain2
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Although it is 'off the grid' Knik River Lodge has all the luxuries of modern convenience (except wifi and cable, but enjoy the view instead). We had a wonderful and filling dinner at the yurt (make reservations) which included king salmon, breaded pork, French onion soup, balsamic bacon salad, and dessert of creme brûlée or chocolate mousse with berries. We...

Thank AlaskanAdventur

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Picture yourself on the deck of a beautiful cabin, pondering the serenity of the wilderness. Look for our resident moose or listen to the great horned owl in his favorite lookout tree on top of the hill. Knik River Lodge is remote enough to be true wilderness, yet just one hour by car from Anchorage. Perfectly situated for exploring South-central Alaska, we invite you to share our magical part of the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knik River Lodge

Address: 29979 E Knik River Rd, 50 miles north of Anchorage, Palmer, AK 99645-7311
Region: United States > Alaska > Palmer
Price Range: ₹ 8,609 - ₹ 16,768 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Knik River Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Knik River Hotel Anchorage
Knik River Lodge Palmer, Alaska
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“Three isles of cabins all have great views!”
kenney234, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The cabins are sited in three tiers.....,we were on the top tier so had a little climb up to the top.”
Lulu1160745, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad cabins. They are arranged in 3 rows that step up the hillside. All have the same views.”
j0eh15, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem equally EXCELLENT to me. They all look the same from the outside.”
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scotthorodyski, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are cabins with 2 queen beds for a family of four”
52stevee, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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