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BERKELEY
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Your room looks out on the Kenai River—we saw a bear across the river the first day, and moose have the right-of-way in the front yard (back too!). Peggy and James provide delicious breakfasts, fishing rods in case you want to cast your line into the river from their floating dock, tons of information about the area, and theme-decorated rooms....

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1Thank BerkeleyLIN
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Reviewed 3 September 2015

if you are looking for anything beyond a bed to sleep in there are many better choices in this area. There is no tv, Internet, or other offered amenities other than a breakfast. The place was clean but threadbare.

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2Thank trrrmom
Wisconsin
Reviewed 24 March 2013

James & Peggy have a great location, the breakfasts are amazing and they share their love of the Kenai river with all who visit. We have stayed here many times, as a couple, with our kids and with friends. Can't miss stay!

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3Thank Grammy Jan
Merritt Island, Florida
Reviewed 1 December 2012

This Upper Kenai River Inn has stunning views of the Kenai River from your room. The rooms are nicely appointed and roomy. The river water is a deep aquamarine color due to its glacial origins, and it is truly beautiful. Peggy's wonderful breakfast is always delicious, with many homemade ingredients. James is a raconteur and a font of knowledge of...

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2Thank Robert H
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 January 2011

The Upper Kenai River Inn is the Perfect Place to mix relaxation, hiking, sight seeing, fishing and great Breakfasts for the Perfect Alaska Vacation. James and Peggy are just the best Hosts you could ever find and will give you your fill of wonderful food and specific information about all your options for enjoying all that Alaska offers. Day trips...

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3Thank CliffordJoe
Chesapeake Bay
Reviewed 23 February 2010

We stayed here this past fall and it was a lovely place to stay. The hosts were fantastic and got us hooked up with an awesome fishing trip with a local guide (John Pearson, Kenai River Float n Fish - highly recommend). It was very clean, comfortable, and nicely appointed. Right on the river with a private deck area to...

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1Thank PMarine
Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 8 July 2009

My partner and I stayed two nights at James and Peggy's lovely home on the Kenai River. Peggy's breakfasts were first rate gourmet ... and she has a cookbook to back up her skills! James was very informative and helpful with fishing information, how to and where to go! He actually volunteered to meet up and fish with us one...

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1Thank rdebbie26
Tennessee
Reviewed 26 September 2008

The Givens allow no credit cards, no TV, no internet. The room was nice and furnishings appeared clean, but attitude of hosts was less than gracious. They have internet, but allow no hookup through a simple ethernet, which would be free to them. They have TV, but allow none for their guests, except watching a video. They insist upon payment...

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7Thank eagleloverTennessee
Rochester, NY
Reviewed 15 July 2008

We stayed for 3 nights with Peggy and James Givens and felt welcomed at "home" at their B&B. We had a late arrival and James gave us perfect directions and left a key in an envelop "hidden" for us! We enjoyed Peggy's morning breakfasts with plenty of great food!! The Alaskan stories and fellowship were great. The room was comfortable...

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2Thank MargaretANurse1979
Corpus Christi
Reviewed 11 September 2007

What a great time we experienced while staying @ Upper Kenai River Inn. We fished the Upper Kenai River, Russain River, & Quartz Creek durring our stay in Coopers Landing. Couldn't have a better place to call home while fishing this area. That's exactly what the owner's Peggy & James made it feel like. Awakened to a hearty gourmet breakfast...

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A deluxe Bed and Breakfast which is surrounded by mountains and located on the bank of the Upper Kenai River. We offer you comfortable rooms with private bath and your own personal deck overlooking the river. Peggy serves a full breakfast from 8:00 to 9:00 AM. Our personally made videos of bear viewing, fishing, wildlife, and local activities are shown during breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Upper Kenai River Inn

Address: 18116 Sterling Hwy, P.O. Box 838, Cooper Landing, AK 99572-9723
Region: United States > Alaska > Cooper Landing
Price Range: RM668 - RM890 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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