Wild and beautiful, Alaska boasts an expanse of pristine protected parks and charming towns dotted with a diverse array of lodging choices.
From rugged backcountry lodges and classic Alaska log cabins to waterfront wilderness retreats and family-friendly havens, there's a hotel to suit every budget and vacation style. Find inspiration for your getaway with these five unique places to stay in Alaska.
Calling all nature lovers — the Denali Backcountry Lodge is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Located deep within Denali National Park, this remote property offers endless adventure and legendary Alaska scenery.
Dine on locally sourced cuisine in the main lodge, then sleep soundly in cedar cabins. Daily guided explorations are available for various fitness levels, and the area is ripe for hiking, mountain biking and fishing. The backcountry, bucket-list accommodation also features a wellness spa, allowing guests to take their relaxation to new heights deep in the wild.
Embrace the long-time local tradition of sleeping in an authentic Alaska cedar cabin. Consider the Denali Cabins as your picturesque, easily accessible adventure basecamp, nestled in a boreal forest just eight miles from the Denali National Park entrance.
Winding wooded trails connect 46 individual cabins with the property's amenities, which include an outdoor firepit and hot tubs, a woodfire sauna, and signature restaurant, Prey Pub and Eatery. Shuttle service to the national park and Denali Canyon is complimentary throughout your stay.
Embark on a delicious exploration of local cuisine at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. Ideal for the epicurean traveler, the lodge offers exceptional dining experiences with sweeping views of the Alaska Range and Denali, North America's tallest peak. Visit in the late summer, early fall or during the lodge’s temporary opening each March for a chance to spot the aurora borealis.
Indulge in delicious on-site dining options, including comfort fare on the deck of the Base Camp Bistro, enjoy cocktails in the Base Camp Bar and settle into the Foraker Dining Room for an elegant, intimate meal featuring local seafood. A coffee shop, well-appointed guest rooms and a complimentary shuttle to downtown Talkeetna enhance the guest experience.
Rally the kids for a family-focused Alaska adventure that is filled with infinite outdoor exploration opportunities and unspoiled beauty at the Seward Windsong Lodge. Located near Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park and the vibrant port town of Seward, Windsong offers a peaceful escape with a summer-camp vibe.
Property highlights include casual gourmet dining at the Resurrection Roadhouse, and spacious contemporary guest rooms and suites with modern Alaska decor.
Escape to secluded Fox Island for an unforgettable Alaska coastal adventure. The solar powered Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge is an all-inclusive hideaway featuring eight waterfront cabins. With the exclusive eco-resort as your basecamp, explore the island's pristine pebble beaches and surrounding clear, crystal waters of Halibut Cove.
Included in every stay is a guided kayaking trip that offers guests a unique perspective on Resurection Bay's breathtaking scenery and rich marine life, which includes whales, sea lions, otters and seals. Round-trip transfers to and from the lodge are also a thrilling experience aboard Kenai Fjords Tours' glacier and wildlife cruise.
Summer is Alaska's most popular travel season, and high-demand hotels book up quickly. Start planning your dream vacation by reserving your accommodation today!