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    Ma Johnson's Hotel

    101 Kennicott Avenue, P.O. Box MXY, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
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    • Excellent67%
    • Very good24%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 13 June 2014

    We enjoyed our stay at this beautiful hotel which is beautiful in its own way. It is old, quaint, lots of character and the staff make you feel like family. The rooms are small but very comfortable. It is not your typical hotel with all...More

    1  Thank PaigeMoffitt
    Reviewed 30 May 2014

    We are an adventuresome pair. This is the smallest room we have ever stayed in, think very small dorm room, with shared bathroom. The staff were very friendly. We visited the property the week of Memorial Day, which is really pre-season for them. We ate...More

    1  Thank BikergirlzRock
    Reviewed 30 May 2014

    Staying in McCarthy is, in general, a really odd affair. The oddity begins when you park your car, walk across a river on a footbridge, and then call the hotel for a ride into town. (Or you can walk, but its a couple of miles...More

    Thank akbadger
    Reviewed 13 February 2014

    We loved our (unfortunately) short time in McCarthy. Ma Johnson's Hotel was quite charming and offered an insight into high living in 1920's AK. Actually reminded me of Gunsmoke....We had salmon the best salmon diner of our lives at the resturant and we were quite...More

    Thank Tim H
    Reviewed 17 December 2013

    I have been on every road in Alaska even the ones rental cars are not allowed and been to most of the towns including Barrow, Nome, Sitka, Juneau, Cooper Landing, Seward, Homer, Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay, Bethel, Chitina, etc and nothing comes close to the "Real Alaskan...More

    2  Thank Michael H
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    • Price range
    • US$110 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve >
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    • Ma Johnson's Hotel McCarthy, Alaska
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    11 June 2017|
    Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
    Please contact the hotel reception for Dog friendly room availability. Thee is a 20 Lb weight limit.
    Greg M
    14 November 2016|
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    Response from mikegc | Reviewed this property |
    No, it's closed in Winter.
    5 July 2016|
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    Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
    It seems to be in the 70's during the day for most of July. Averages are kind of difficult in our area because the mountain ranges (3 converge around the towns of McCarthy & Kennicott) - these mountains create micro... More
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    "I was lucky with pricing cos I was so early in the season; the location of the hotel made everything so easy"
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    "1st floor is quieter"
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    "Not all rooms have a sink"
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    "Rooms with two beds may be larger"
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