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Chugiak, Alaska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is what it is, but for the price you won't feel you did to bad! Where it's old and run down it more than makes up for in it's cleanliness and character! Did notice at around the same time each night an unknown visitor kept showing up in my room in the form of a shadow person, shocking at...

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Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place doesn't look like a hotel. It's more like a small apartment. The guy who runs the place is funny and very nice. The place is quiet and right in the middle of Seward. There was no air conditioning, which wasn't bad even though it was the middle of July. We stayed in Seward for two days and this...

1Thank jnhale
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2016

You get a premonition the moment you step off the street and onto the concrete path and rickety wooden stairs, even before you enter the lobby. Lobby! Never has a word been more mendaciously abused than in this case. It is in fact a short, messy, oppressively hot corridor, sporting a filthy fish tank with few unhappy fish. The window...

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Hotel booking ended up getting mixed up and over booked. Gentlemen wasn't very nice about it all made for an unpleasant experience. We ended having to get another hotel in the area and half our party stayed here and the other half at a different hotel. This hotel really needs some TLC maintenance.

Thank Steffanie E
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The Taroka Inn is far from 5 star but it worked for us. Plenty of space and a seperate bedroom. It had a functional kitchen and Safeway a mile away so we cooked meals to save on dining expenses. Clean bathroom with good hot water. Good location if you want to stay downtown and not at the harbour.

1Thank kayjay176
Grand Junction, Colorado
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The Taroka Inn is marginally servicable and a few bucks cheaper than other alternatives in Seward, but had anything else been available, I would have booked elsewhere. Taroka Inn is tired & worn out and it shows. In dire need of heavy maintenance and lots of TLC. The owner was a nice older gentleman.

1Thank GrandMesa11
Prescott Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had a large group staying in two rooms. There were 4 beds in each room. One bed had no bedding and we asked the manager for an extra set and he said "twenty bucks." At first we thought he was joking, but he wasn't! Unreal! The rooms weren't exactly clean nor comfortable. I would book somewhere else in Seward.

Thank MH86314
Yankton, South Dakota
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great place if you want a clean room, comfortable bed and a shower. The place is small. I assume an old military housing unit. The location is in a few blocks of restaurants, bars, espresso and shopping. The owner is a friendly and interesting character. If you want big Hotel amenities this is not the place for...

1Thank tazmansd
South Carolina
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This hotel was the 1933 USO building and therefore historic. It is run by a very nice gentleman and his wife. The efficiency apartments are a bit quirky but worked well. Just remember, Alaska is a rough place. The best part is, that for Alaska prices, this is affordable and centrally located in Seward and easy to find. It is...

1Thank AWanderingViking
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

For starters the wifi password doesn't work and the bathroom is small and cramped. And this is supposedly a nonsmoking hotel but the rooms and courtyard clearly smell of cigarettes. Half of the buildings are falling apart and the other half are decent. Over all I would not recommend this hotel.

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Taroka Inn

Address: 233 3rd Avenue, PO Box 2448, Seward, AK
Region: United States > Alaska > Seward
Price Range: ₹ 4,343 - ₹ 9,955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“This is a single-story facility so all rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Carrie933, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Suggest units 1 or 2. Easy access to parking.”
 of 5 bubbles GlenH854, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Stay at other hotels if possible”
 of 5 bubbles RobinDaultani, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you have a big family you have more than one 'bedroom' and a TV in each room.”
 of 5 bubbles MITCHELN, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms away from the office/"lobby" may be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles SFCAcruiser, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
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