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Reston, VA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Princess Lodge is in most ways like all the others. The rooms are nearly identical and they command the best locations. However, there isn't much else at this lodge and the food -- including the local salmon -- was overcooked and extremely disappointing. But, if I were in the same area again, I'd return because it is the best...

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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Easy transfer from the train to a bus and then to the hotel. Luggage was taken care of easily to & from. Check-In was a bit slow and our excursion info was in a 2nd spot but was found easily when we asked about it. We had pre-booked our excursions and had a kayaking trip scheduled the 1st afternoon so...

3Thank Christine D
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The room was fine with no disturbances as it was the furthest lodge from the community areas and the view of Denali Mountain, as we walked down to these areas, was spectacular. The meals were large and tasty and the service was good. Some enjoyed sitting around the evening fire, outdoors, afterwards.

4Thank N C
Parker, Colorado
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Following a seven day cruise from Vancouver BC we extended to Denali for three days. It was the last trip for the year and many eating places were closed as the water had been turned off. Restaurants are scarce and expensive.

1Thank JaDaKe37
Upper Hutt
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This lodge is laid out on large park like grounds. Rooms were great BUT ask for a room away from the stairs as they are noisy and we asked to be moved. It was lovely to walk around the place and see how well planned it is and there are interesting bits of information along the way. Things I didn't...

1Thank maureen55
Ontario, New York
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel has shuttle service to Telketna (we loved this quirky little town... inspiration for the show Northern Exposure). The hotel is a complex of more than twenty hotel buildings. Each are two stories high. There are several restaurants, all excellent. The main lodge is situated so that it provides perfect views of Denali (if you are lucky enough to...

4Thank Fred F
Reviewed 13 October 2016

After a 7 day Princess Cruise, train ride up to Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge. the mountain is 40 miles away and unfortunately clouded so no mountain view which is understandable. Nice enough lodge but restaurants were average but no other opinions available. Really no hiking trails. The staff seemed stressed but it was the last of the season and...

1Thank ArkansasTraveler410
South Park Township, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This area and lodge were just gorgeous. We loved it. It was just a breathtaking area. There was so much to see. The lodge was so comfortable and relaxing. I loved the atmosphere and never wanted to leave. Would go back and look forward to the day when we can.

1Thank eteprag
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed at 3 different Princess Wilderness Lodges and liked this one the best. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with gardens and wildlife statues. Although Denali did not cooperate in giving us a peek, the view is still awesome. LOVED the great room in the Lodge - something for everyone in terms of seating options and you really got that...

4Thank pqjb2016
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This lodge is 5 star. Beautiful mountains and trees to really relax you. Beautiful petunias and flowers around everywhere. Sitting in the lodge or on the deck was truly magnificent. The rooms are like new and very clean. The food at the restaurants is excellent and moderately priced.. The service by the maids, front desk, customer care, bus drivers, train...

1Thank Wilson W

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Additional Information about Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

Address: Mile 133 Parks Highway, Denali State Park, Trapper Creek, AK 99683
Region: United States > Alaska > Trapper Creek
Price Range: RM437 - RM878 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 238
Also Known As:
Mt. Mckinley Princess Wilderness Hotel Trapper Creek
Mt Mckinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
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