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Lancasters Backpacker Hotel

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  • 24 Aug 2016
    “Amazing Stay in beautiful McCarthy”
  • 5 Aug 2016
    “Basic rooms and Bathrooms”
McCarthy Ventures, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588 See on map
AMENITIES
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you want a 5-start-accomodation with all its perks, then this might not be what you are looking for- but then again, McCarthy might not be the right place for you altogether. We loved out stay the the Lancasters- the rooms very neat and clean,...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

You pretty much know what you are getting here. Its a room with twin beds or bunk beds, one electrical outlet, and bathrooms downstairs. The rooms were clean, the bathrooms would get very dirty by the end of the day though. I do think they...More

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Response from AK400400, Owner at Lancasters Backpacker HotelResponded 12 August 2016

Dear MeghanC731: Thank you for taking the time to review our Lancaster's Backpacker Hotel. We are glad you were able to join us in McCarthy! I am especially proud of the amazing staff that run our operation here - thank you for recognizing these great...More

Reviewed 5 August 2016

The room was clean but the shared bathrooms could use some work. The staff are super-friendly and helpful. My room had a bunk bed with two twins that worked fine. WAY over-priced for what you get. McCarthy has very few hotel/housing options so the prices...More

Thank jengeogeek
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a backpacker hotel. You get a room with a bed and bathrooms down the hall. It is clean and the bed is comfortable. The rooms are about the same size of the rooms at Ma Johnson's. It is close to everything in McCarthy.

Thank vagabond137
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Everything was just as described except the room was larger that we expected. The room was clean and comfy, staff was really nice and went out of their way to find me ice when I tweaked my knee hiking. We are retired and felt very...More

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About
Description
Small backpacker hotel, simple private rooms. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Lancasters Backpacker Hotel McCarthy, Alaska
Location
United States > Alaska > Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve > McCarthy
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Lancasters Backpacker Hotel McCarthy, Alaska
Location
United States > Alaska > Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve > McCarthy
Nearby
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4 nearby restaurants
Roadside Potatohead
181 reviews
3.30 km away
The Meatza Wagon
45 reviews
3.30 km away
The Golden Saloon
123 reviews
.02 km away
McCarthy Lodge Bistro
79 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 7 nearby attractions
McCarthy River Tours & Outfitters - Day Tours
165 reviews
.05 km away
Kennicott Wilderness Guides
145 reviews
5.97 km away
St. Elias Alpine Guides
706 reviews
9.26 km away
AK eXpeditions
2 reviews
79.59 km away
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Room Tips
"Two-story bldg., 2nd story is quieter but bathrooms are on the first"
radryan
21 Jul 2015
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"Stay on second floor to avoid noise but will have to take stairs to restrooms on first floor."
radryan
11 Jul 2015
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"Book early. The season is very short and tour groups often stay there"
paulg850
21 Aug 2014
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