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parker, co
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I am baffled by all the glowing reviews for this establishment. It was a strange experience and simply not worth the $450/night for my husband & myself. We paid $900 for a 2 night stay. Nowhere near this price point. The owners certainly don't splurge to make sure your stay there is a luxurious one.... you get the sense they...

2Thank rosemary b
JoALGustavus_Ak, Owner at Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay, responded to this review

Dave here from the Gustavus Inn. Not sure where to start with this unflattering review. First, it looks like the Inn style and your style were not a good fit. I'm sorry for that but I know I did as much as I could to make your visit a good one and don't remember any questions or concerns from you...

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I visited last year before I began my TripAdvisor reviewing. My father had been here with a colleague of his before and was hell bent on bringing his daughter along. The food was amazing and it was a great place to rest after three full days of fishing. We traveled here with a group of people that my father's colleague...

Thank Michele S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We planned our SE Alaska trip around this Inn and getting there on the ferry. It did not disappoint. I cannot say enough about Dave and Joanne and their hospitality and the beauty of this place. It was a perfect mid-point stop in our 8-day SE adventure- very laid-back and restful. It's a bit tricky to get there on the...

1Thank JMRH73
Burien, Washington
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My sister recommended this Inn after she stayed there last year; I am so glad she did! I couldn't imagine a more relaxed vacation. The Inn is beautifully maintained and the staff was helpful, gracious and all-around excellent. We chose to do several activities (glacier tour, guided kayaking, charter fishing) which were booked by the staff; we simply paid for...

Thank lauracnm
Morgan Hill, California
Reviewed 26 June 2016

My wife and I and another couple stayed at the Gustavus Inn during the last week in May 2016. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Dave and the other staff members were so attentive. The food was wonderful and our rooms were excellent. The Inn is about 10 minutes to the launch area for the Glacier Bay tours and there are...

Thank svhiker
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We'd known of this place for years and frankly planned our SE Alaska itinerary around it. Though the garden is as pretty as its pictures, the rest of the inn doesn't measure up. The reception we received was anything but welcoming. During a multi-day stay, only one staff member ever introduced himself -- the owner. A woman we later realized...

4Thank WoodsResidents
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 15 September 2015

A rustic country inn in a tiny crossroads near a spectacular national park and they have amazing food too. How could this be bad? In fact, it is incomparably good. The staff, the grounds (my goodness, what a garden!), the food (!!!) all make this a very special place. Close enough to Glacier Bay National Park's lodge that you can...

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Excelsior, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I just returned from my 5th 6 day trip to Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay over the past 20 years. I keep asking myself why I don't go every year. The lodging and food are Great and the best you will find at any B&B. Spend a few days and experience one of the most beautiful areas in Alaska and...

Thank Dave M
Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is one of the most magical places on earth! No pretense, just a lovely existence which attracts wonderful people. The Gustavus Inn is a beautiful place, with beautiful flowers and gardens, exquisite food and most of all, wonderful people who are giving of their culture from the heart. One can not help but come away planning their next visit...

Thank Mimi F
JoALGustavus_Ak, Owner at Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay, responded to this review

Mimi, Thanks for your kind words. I hope this will help new visitors come "home" to Alaska next year. This was a great year for the garden, fishing, staff and wonderful guests. Everyone can look forward to next year when Glacier Bay National Park dedicates the new Longhouse on the Tlingit Trail in Bartlett Cove.

Torrance, California
Reviewed 13 August 2015

The five stars are completely deserved. We came for one night and wished we had stayed for one week (at least). There is a tranquility here that seems to make time stand still...and yet it passed all too fast! The inn itself is utterly charming, with nooks and crannies to tuck yourself away in. Gorgeous, peaceful countryside, stunning kitchen garden...

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JoALGustavus_Ak, Owner at Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay. Dave and I work very hard providing for our "large family" over the summer the best of our world here on the edge of wilderness. We love to share it! Our guests are the best and we enjoy getting to know people from around the world every year. Come again soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic homestead completely renovated with private baths, spacious rooms, James Beard award winning garden, wild edible and ocean harvest dining three meals daily, naturalist library, sat tv, cellphone reception, wifi, free bikes, near the beach, tour and airport transfers. Tour planning. Host owners on property to make your visit the best possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay

Address: One Mile Gustavus Road, PO Box 60, Gustavus, AK 99826
Region: United States > Alaska > Gustavus
Price Range: ₹ 34,952 - ₹ 35,018 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“We had an upstairs room; it was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles HikerDave2, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“West facing rooms have a beautiful garden view.”
 of 5 bubbles D2530FQjackh, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room overlooking the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles ov78759, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The location is so good, that I would think all the rooms are good. However, if in doubt, consult Dave Lesh.”
 of 5 bubbles veenarampal, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms were nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles tbresler, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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