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Alaska's Ridgewood Wilderness Lodge

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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 16 September 2011

Incredible view, gourmet food, and a homey atmosphere - what more could you want! For four days we were pampered and treated like family. Activities are extensive and varied interests are accommodated. Kayaking, fishing, hiking and excellent photographic opportunities abound. Fresh oysters from their oyster...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 7 September 2011

Wonderful stay! We were made to feel part of the family. Guided activities included hiking, and kayaking. Even when it rained, they found excursions for us. Cannot say enough good about it.

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Reviewed 4 September 2011

Should the following be too wordy, simply book at least a 3 night stay and you’ll be glad you did. My husband and I stayed at the Lodge for 5 nights towards the end of August. We flew into Anchorage the night before and took...More

Thank sposa
Reviewed 23 August 2011

Firstly, this not a true "wilderness" lodge. While the building and setting are impressive, it is set on a populated harbor. The only thing wild about it is its owners, who might do better sticking to their oyster farming and moose hunting than to hosting...More

7  Thank Don S
Reviewed 8 August 2011

To spend time living with the wonderful Ridgewood family in an idyllic setting overlooking halibut bay was the icing on the cake-from Lucinda and Jess's home cooked gourmet meals and Kevin's freshly caught oysters from their oyster farm to Bowman's personalized exciting daily excursions fishing...More

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Hotel description
Soak up the Alaskan wilderness with your hosts Kevin & Lucinda Sidelinger, at this intimate, timber framed lodge on Ishmailof Island adjoining Kachemak Bay State Park, part of the Kenai Peninsula Mountain Range. Enjoy three gourmet meals a day, and highly personal attention with majestic scenery, miles of beaches, and secluded salt water coves right out the front door.
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Downstairs room could be a bit noisy from people above particularly when showering"
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"All rooms are bedrooms inside of the owners house."
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"We stayed in the large upstairs room which was away from the other rooms on the main floor of the lodge."
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"All the rooms are great and each has a private bath."
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