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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed yesterday

First of all, all of the employees were really great: helpful and super friendly. We got picked up quickly at the McCarthy side of the footbridge and Matt was a fountain of knowledge on the area. When we got to the hotel we were able...More

Thank Mocchihiker
Property's Favourite Review
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We stayed here just one Thursday night in June, and it was one of the highlights of our two-week trip to Alaska. We arrived in the evening and were greeted in the charming and pleasant drawing room by Sven, the young clerk. The room we...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A stay at the Ma Johnson's hotel is an unique experience. It's a living museum and you can read about the same on the walls and see the old artifacts. The staff was really helpful and accommodating. Kennicott the mining town is close by. Breakfast...More

Thank tapan c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came all the way from Texas to see the McCarthy AK we watch on the “Edge if Alaska” show. Got lucky enough to stay in the famed Ma Johnson right on Main Street. Superior guest relations by Eyleen (spell?)... she’s a keeper Neil ! Had...More

Thank Scott212121
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ma’s is the quintessential Alaskan Hotel set in the authentic little town of McCarthy. The lobby is filled with wonderful books and many things that make you feel like you are back about 100 years ago. The staff couldn’t be nicer or more helpful. The...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
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Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Concierge
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Restaurant
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Price range
US$110 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Historic Hotel Hotel in McCarthy
#1 Charming Hotel in McCarthy
#1 Quaint Hotel in McCarthy
#2 Mid-range Hotel in McCarthy
#1 Quirky Hotels Hotel in McCarthy
#2 Romantic Hotel in McCarthy
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$110 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Historic Hotel Hotel in McCarthy
#1 Charming Hotel in McCarthy
#1 Quaint Hotel in McCarthy
#2 Mid-range Hotel in McCarthy
#1 Quirky Hotels Hotel in McCarthy
#2 Romantic Hotel in McCarthy
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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noclaws
15 March 2018|
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Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
Hi noclaws! There are NO taxes in McCarthy, Alaska!! In fact, McCarthy is one of the very last places in America that is not in a local governing body such as a borough or county. Our 2-person occupancy room rate is $239... More
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Roamingkingfisher
11 June 2017|
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Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
Please contact the hotel reception for Dog friendly room availability. Thee is a 20 Lb weight limit.
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Greg M
14 November 2016|
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Response from Helen B | Reviewed this property |
No. The hotel is only open seasonally. Check their website for dates.
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"If you need space, get an upstairs room with 2 twins on the back side of the hotel."
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"Ask for double bed if interested."
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"Front room is big and roomy, but across the hall from a bathroom and next to front lobby. Convenient, but can..."
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"Remember that you are in the Alaskan bush, not at the Ritz."
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