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The Swaying Spruce

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Regina, Canada
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We stayed at the Forget Me Not cabin for two nights. The cabin is very cute with not being overly small. Just right to be quaint but not cramped. It has all the amenities you need. The cabins are separated enough that you can have almost secluded experience. The hosts are extremely friendly and welcoming. The bed was very comfortable...

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Lanigan, Canada
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Unfortunately we were only able to spend one night before and one night after our Chilkoot Trail hike but we wished we could have stayed much longer! Nice and quiet yet close enough to town that it's easy to go in for a meal or anything else you need. We stayed in the Forget Me Not cabin and thought it...

Thank wanderlust8412
BC, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Very comfortable cabins with a fridge, microwave, coffee maker and great, friendly, helpful hosts. Super Alaskan hospitality! The Swaying Spruce is a little ways out of the main city but if you don't have a car they will come and get you from the train or bus station (and take you back again). We hiked the Chilkoot Trail and this...

Thank Richard M
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Swaying Spruce was perfect!! My husband and I used the Swaying Spruce as our home base for our honeymoon in Alaska. The cabin was very cute and clean. We had a really comfortable bed (we wish we could have taken it with us), great shower, basic kitchen needs, a porch, and a little fireplace. Also, it's located just out of...

1Thank Rachel L
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A beautiful little Alaskan cabin located in the bush about 5 minutes out of Skagway. This gives you a nice getaway from the business of the a town invaded by cruise ship operators. The Forget Me Not Cabin comfortably accommodates a couple who doesn't mind being "off the grid" during their stay (no TV, no Internet). The one room cabin...

1Thank timeforfun48
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed here while visiting family and friends in Skagway. The cabins are cute and private, tucked into the woods on the hillside. Easy access to town, but off the beaten track so it's easy to relax. Kendra and Jesse were amazing hosts. If you're looking for a place to stay in Skagway, look no further!

Thank John & Kit B
Bark River, Michigan
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We loved the forget me not cabin, very clean with comfortable bed. Fully furnished with essential cooking things. I especially liked the LLBean robes hanging on hooks by the bed. Very cozy, located away from the hub bub of down town . Would definitely stay again if we were to visit Skagway again.

Thank Yoshee09
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We stayed at the Swaying Spruce before hiking the Chilkoot trail. Kendra and Jesse were incredibly accommodating and friendly. It was quiet and private (and surrounded by lovely spruce trees) and Kendra picked us up and dropped us off from their site which is a little out of town. Our cabin was charming, immaculately clean, and very comfortable. I highly...

1Thank Janet J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to stay in Skagway. Our group of 4 arrived via ferry at 830pm (30 minutes late) and the owner Kendra was there waiting for us to bring us to the cabin. It's a nice and cozy place and was a perfect location to stay before we embarked on the Chilkoot trail. I would highly recommend...

1Thank sajacob1
Whitehorse, Canada
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We stayed here one night for a week-end in Skagway. The "Forget-Me-Not" log cabin was really cozy, comfy bed and everything very clean. My parents stayed in the "Columbine" log cabin that same night and loved it as well! We highly recommend The Swaying Spruce if you're looking for a place in Skagway!

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KendraSwayingSpruce, Owner at The Swaying Spruce, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Anytime your in Skagway, we'd love to have you stay again!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy any of our three private guest cabins in the woods just outside of Skagway, Alaska. Cozy and comfortable, each cabin has its own full bathroom, kitchenette, queen and twin beds, deck, BBQ and fire pit (wood provided). Onsite bikes are available to get to and from downtown. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Swaying Spruce

Address: Dyea Road, Skagway, AK 99840 (Formerly Cindy's Place)
Region: United States > Alaska > Skagway
Price Range: RM222 - RM554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All the cabins seem fine to me. All tucked away in the trees.”
 of 5 bubbles markburf, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Forget me not is great for a single or a couple. It has a wood burning stove making the cabin toasty warm.”
  • The Forget me not cabin that I stayed in.
 of 5 bubbles Championfey, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
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