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Casa Grande, Arizona
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We booked a two night stay on or around August 19-20, 2016. We reserved the upper level private suite in the main lodge, as we were a family party of 5 and this accommodated us the best. This lodge is located within a very short walk of 100 yards from the end of the Edgerton (McCarthy) Hwy, and the foot...

Thank jddboy
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Brad makes his place feel like you are staying with an old friend. The cottages are neat and clean and have breathtaking views. (Bears walked right past the front of our open door.) What a photo op!!!! It was amazing. The main lodge has a kitchen, bathrooms, showers, sauna and a living room. You feel at home here. Our guide...

Thank Bob R
Neptune Beach, Florida
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Brad is the consummate host, whether you're staying the hostel building or one of his cabins. His property has the best view of the glaciers, with a nice deck to enjoy it from, or by the grills for the best dinner venue. It is all low key and simple, and perfect for our tastes. We spent a night in a...

Thank neptune-mick
Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Brad built this place with his own 2 hands and he did an amazing job! The cabins are small but quaint and clean. We stayed in the upstairs main lodge room which has a super comfortable queen bed, full bed, sleeper sofa, good-sized dinner table, and a huge wrap-around porch with SPECTACULAR views of the Stairway Icefall (the 2nd largest...

Thank KellyAroundTheWorld
San Diego, California
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The choices in McCarthy and Kennicott are very limited when it comes to accommodation, and quite expensive. We opted to save a bit of money and relive travel days of our youth by staying at the Kennicott River Lodge. We originally booked a private cabin, but the owner, Brad, offered us the top floor of the lodge with an amazing...

Thank lslucchini
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Stayed in the "suite", which is one large room in the main building. No ensuite bathroom and the shower/ toilets are suited for an isolated place so do not expect too much comfort. It does the job for a short stay, but nothing much to write home about

Thank Jeremy1985
Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Were in The Wrangells for a hiking trip and this was our accommodation before and after trip. Comfortable cabins in a great location near the footbridge to Mccarthy. Showers and toilet in main building so be prepared to walk 100m from cabins for amenities. Considering how isolated this place is thats fine. Friendly hosts and their dogs.

Thank Mary H
Palatine, Illinois
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We stayed in the “suite.” You are totally paying for the view, which you could get in the cabins for less. While it is indeed a big spacious room, it does not have a bathroom and one needs to go downstairs and then outside to access the shared bathrooms for the hostel. It got very cold at night and so...

Thank Kimberly G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

The View is amazing in every room and cabin. You see the Root Glacier, which is a wonder. The service is excellent!! There only 1 thing, you share a bathroom and a lobby. It's kind of a pain when ur waiting. Other than that it's worth going if you're in McCarthy

Thank Josh S
Carson City, Nevada
Reviewed 2 July 2015

We stayed for 3 nights in cabin #1. What a spectacular view of Kennicott mine and glacier. Our cabin was charming and rustic. We met great people and had interesting conversations while spending time in the main lodge. I would definitely stay here again. A great place for those looking for a comfortable Alaskan experience, not for those in need...

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Additional Information about Kennicott River Lodge

Address: Mile 59, McCarthy Road, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK
Region: United States > Alaska > Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve > McCarthy
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Kennicott River Lodge McCarthy, Alaska
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“get one of the cabins!”
BobR461, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The cabins have a well lit clean outhouse next door, if you get up in the night be sure to get a cabin right next door.”
Hazelnut2014, 25 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Cabins are wonderful for up to 4. The lofts are fun for older kids or active adults (you need to climb ladder). this is Alaska - you will use an outhouse for the cabins but great showers available. Rustic but clean”
222ErinO, 16 Jul 2014 | Read review
“In a cabin...not lodge.”
Cdnclan, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
“They're all good. Everything looks out onto the glacier with Kennecott in the distance.”
ectothegecko, 25 Aug 2013 | Read review
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