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Ultima Thule Lodge

100 miles upriver from Chitina, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99501
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  • Very good2%
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

From the moment we were greeted by the Claus family and their team with a glass of bubbly we were made to feel completely at home. At first I had reservations about flying in small planes but these fears were immediately allayed after our first...More

3  Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Paul and Donna Klaus, and their family, are the most extraordinary hosts....you feel that you are arriving home when you return each day from a Super cub plane experience. The family from Ellie, Jay, Ben and Granny are at your service in the nicest possible...More

1  Thank baren
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Full disclosure: I am a safari lodge owner in Africa and I paid full rate for my stay. I have built, opened and operated over 60 luxury lodges across Africa and India but I have never in my 35 year career experienced a lodge such...More

1  Thank NickyFitzKenya
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It's hard to put into words just how exceptional, magical and fun our adventure was with the Claus family at Ultima Thule Lodge. It's the definition of "luxury", in the sense that an experience like this is incredibly rare and we feel so lucky to...More

Thank Guita G
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

4 nights and 4 days -- travel does not get better than this. We were picked up in McCarthy AK (year round population = 28) by Paul Claus (founder of the Lodge) at the airfield. He was flying a de Havilland Otter. My wife and...More

Thank Paul Z
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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
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  • Room types
  • Suites ,
  • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
  • Family Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 6
  • Location
  • United States >
  • Alaska >
  • Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve
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Traveller (37)
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Response from TheOldGringo | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry I just saw question, if you go in summer there is fishing there are hikes they can take you on also but mainly this place is about seeing the grandeur of Wrangell St Elias National Park by air and stopping many... More
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"All fabulous"
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"Every cabin is charming - with only 12 guests at a time, you can't go wrong."
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"Each room is wonderful!"
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"Few houses. Good !"
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