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King Eider Inn of Barrow Alaska

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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custer, MI
Reviewed 22 September 2014

This was one of the best hotels I have stayed in an amazing it was in the Arctic. The manager(Jack) was the best hotel managers I have ever met and was very helpful in a situation that went south earlier in the trip. He knew the town, he knew everything about the town. A person would be nothing less than...

1Thank Douglas H
Irvine, California
Reviewed 19 September 2014

The proprietor was helpful and accommodating. Yes, you remove your shoes when entering and they provide disposable foam slippers to wear inside. Right across the street from the airport. Walking distance to the shore and the Iñupiat Heritage Center. Quiet. Barrow is dry...no alcohol allowed and they take it seriously.

2Thank Margot C
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 18 September 2014

It would be hard to understand why anyone would stay elsewhere in Barrow. The Alaska Airlines terminal is an extremely smallish building. From back to front you are walking about twenty yards. As you exit the front of the building the King Eider is across the street. And the street is narrow. The hotel itself lacks the neon, concrete and...

1Thank simmons1146
San Jose, California
Reviewed 17 September 2014

This hotel is literally across the street from the airport. It's clean and well-maintained. It's also super quiet and I could hardly hear any noise from the airport. The manager Jack is nice and friendly. We enjoyed our time there.

Thank davidtwtong
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 September 2014

This Motel was cleaner than 90% of the Hotels I have reviewed. The staff is very efficient and friendly. Satellite TV. Free Local calls. You must remove your shoes when you enter the hotel. Walking distance from the airports. but Barrow is easy to get around in.

2Thank rd400
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Loved staying here while visiting barrow. Compared to the other hotels in the area, the King Eider is the best. It is modern, well kept, comfortable and right across the street from the airport. The customer service is superb. The front desk manager immediately helped us out when our tour operator cancelled on us without warning. He found us another...

1Thank ExpectingtheBest77
Goose Creek, SC
Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

The room was well appointed; the bed was comfortable. It was warm (55 outside!) and we had to open the window. This allowed a lot of road noise in. We walked all over town. The longest walk was from the cultural center to the hotel (30 minutes). Jack, the manager, was friendly. They rent vehicles for a reasonable (for Barrow)...

1Thank rongcsc
Port Orchard, Washington
Reviewed 3 August 2014

I stay at the King Eider when I travel through or stay in Barrow. A no brainer. If you can but up with the strict rules of no shoes in the hotel outside of the front tiled area and strict rules, super clean and pleasant stay. No asphalt roads, so dirt everywhere you go! So it's nice to have a...

1Thank Wanderer0213
Reviewed 29 July 2014

This is an excellent choice for a stay in Barrow. It is literally kitty-corner from the airport terminal, the staff is friendly and very helpful. The rooms are clean and spacious. There is free internet with decent speed, good hot water and free coffee. The bathroom in my room did not have a tub, just a shower, so beware of...

1Thank Lindsay W
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I stayed at the King Eider Inn in Barrow for two nights in June 2014. The inn is in the best location being very close (less than 100 meters I think) to the airport where it is easy to walk to with your baggage. The inn has all the key amenities, the staff very pleasant, is clean and very warm....

1Thank Daniel_R011

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Opened in April of 1998, King Eider Inn is the premier hotel located north of the Arctic Circle in Barrow, Alaska, the most northern town in all of North America.Highly regarded as the top lodging destination in Barrow, we take pride in providing the cleanest, coziest, friendliest, and most comfortable experience for all our guests that choose to stay with us.Furnished in beautiful Pine Log furniture, some of the amenities we provide include a private Sauna room reserved exclusively for our guests, complementary wireless Internet, a warm lobby fireplace, wheelchair accessible rooms, and Eskimo crafts & gifts at our front desk. Fresh coffee and tea is served every morning in the lobby.On your next trip to Barrow, we hope you decide to stay with us and look forward to having you as our guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about King Eider Inn of Barrow Alaska

Address: 1752 Ahkovak Street, Barrow, AK 99723
Region: United States > Alaska > Barrow
Price Range: RM674 - RM1,292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — King Eider Inn of Barrow Alaska 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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“If you can get the Presidential suite - go for it! HUGE, with a full kitchen, jetted tub, fireplace, king size bed.”
Coastie_Mom_AK, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book early, and plan to be flexible”
TroyG712, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Hotel is not near the water so view is similar in most rooms. I like the rooms just over the lobby, nice view of airport.”
Hotelsaremyjob, 7 Nov 2014 | Read review
“he room 09 was large clean and always warm so was the attitude of the people working there, the maid service let me know everything there was to know about the hotel the area and were to dine.”
hongkong6664, 7 Nov 2014 | Read review
“I really do not think there is a "room with a view." But, that was OK. We were on the second floor, there are only two floors, All in all, it's a pretty quiet place. Not sure if the folks on the first floor could hear those on the second walking around. Overall, even when I was in the lobby, it seemed pretty quiet.”
simmons1146, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
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