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    Backwoods Lodge

    Denali Highway (Rt. 8), Cantwell, AK 99729
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good33%
    • Average7%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
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    Reviewed 14 July 2017

    Our room was large and super clean. It does seem the walls are a bit thin but no big deal. Parking outside the door is great. Hot chocolate is a nice touch. The recommendation for dinner was also much appreciated. It's a very quiet area...More

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    Reviewed 6 July 2017

    Stayed here for two nights at the end of June with my wife and two sons. Loved the look of it, just what you would expect from a lodge in a small Alaskan town. It felt like an authentic Alaskan experience as opposed to a...More

    Thank travelinfam25
    Response from Carol C, Owner at Backwoods LodgeResponded 7 July 2017

    As the owner of the Backwoods Lodge, I can say with 100% certainty there is no mold in our showers. We clean them from top to bottom on a daily basis with a disinfectant and also pour drain cleaner down the drain. The Backwoods Lodge...More

    Reviewed 6 July 2017

    Love this place! Check in was quick and convenient. The owner has three ADORABLE super sweet dogs that greeted us when we got there. The room was spacious and comfortable. There was also a fridge and microwave, which were really convenient when there aren't many...More

    Thank Kaitlyn A
    Response from Carol C, Owner at Backwoods LodgeResponded 7 July 2017

    Thank you for the lovely compliments. Regarding the wifi and cable, it is highly unusual the service was "spotty." Normally we have excellent wifi, unless you are staying in a cabin further away from the lodge. We have direct tv, which is always excellent. We've...More

    Reviewed 1 July 2017

    Very Large comfortable rooms that are packed with all the things that make a stay comfortable. We were on a motorcycle and the great parking outside your room is so nice for packing up your bike for the next days ride. We enjoyed our stay...More

    Thank AZBMWgirl
    Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

    We spent two nights here while exploring Denali. It's about 30 miles south of the park entrance but it's much less expensive. I had emailed in advance to ask about wifi and the innkeeper got right back to me. Yes, they have wifi. They also...More

    Thank CJ B
    Response from Carol C, Owner at Backwoods LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for the lovely compliments. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. Much appreciated!

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
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    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Cantwell
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    Columbine75
    26 July 2017|
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    Response from Thyrza C | Reviewed this property |
    This is right near Denali which is about 3 1/2 - 4 hours from Anchorage. Probably not that convenient for you.
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    "Rooms 1 and 10 adjoin if you're traveling with a large group or family."
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    "The two rooms we stayed in were very nice"
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    "Plan ahead; the more desirable Alaska lodges fill fast in the summer."
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