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The Lodge at Black Rapids

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Great location. Wonderful people. Brandon and McKenzie took us on an incredible glacier hike. Charlie the chef was five star. His food was perfect for winter hiking. This is a fabulous place. I recommend this Lodge as an excellent way to experience Alaska.

Thank Satindoll1949
Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I have had the pleasure of staying at this beautiful hand built lodge on three occasions. The rooms are spacious, beds comfortable and food is great. Hard to believe you can live in such luxury in the middle of the Alaskan Range Mountains. If you are lucky, the northern lights will give you an incredible show. All the employees were...

Thank NorthernLights60826
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We needed a place to stay for the night, to break up the long trip back from Fairbanks to Anchorage. What a wonderful surprise to find this beautiful lodge! It's so comfortable and the food is great! We had a room over looking the mountains, and our bed was very comfortable. The reading room upstairs was so cozy, it made...

Thank Lori E
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Our stay at The Lodge at Black Rapids was one of the most memorable parts of our Alaska trip. It is a small, but elegant, lodge with just a few rooms. It is clear that the place was put together with a lot of attention to detail. A cookie-cutter place it is not. It is of post-and-beam construction and has...

Thank runnerskier
Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

I too wish you could have stayed longer as time to relax in a magical setting like this is so very important! I hope you will come back and share our trails and winter season too! Thank you so very much.

Reviewed 13 August 2016

A big thank you to Annie and her crew for a first class experience. After an arduous bike ride, we were starving. We were escorted to sumptuous room (with the most comfortable beds on our trip) where we showered in an immense bathroom and changed into clean clothes. Back upstairs, a plate of cheese, fruit and crackers were laid out...

Thank Peter J
Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It is all about your experience and we are so pleased to hear your time with us was wonderful! Annie

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The best place we stayed on our trip through the interior by far. The meals were delicious and far above the other food available in the area. The staff was friendly and accommodating. We arrived in between meals and they made a delicious cheese plate for us on the spot. Highly recommend

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Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Thank you Aaron! It was delightful to have you all! Annie

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for one night driving from Fairbanks to Valdez. We got a nice room (no view) at the second floor. Bed was extremely comfortable and shower was good. The decor is beautiful and you can feel that this place was designed with love and care. The area around the lodge is beautiful and we even had time for...

Thank MiDa_10
Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write and share your experience! The winter is also a special time at the lodge! We are open year round so come visit! Annie Hopper

Talkeetna, Alaska
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The room, views, and food were excellent. Wonderful location. The staff was very helpful and courteous. We met a lot of really nice people there. There were decks on the front and rear of the lodge with cozy areas for reading/relaxing inside.The lodge itself was a piece of art in craftsmanship. Very impressive and built to last. A friend had...

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Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Thank you for treating yourselves! It is our pleasure to share this rare beauty and we look forward to sharing our winter trails with you! Oh yes, the northern lights too! Annie Hopper

Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is a beautiful lodge in the middle of nowhere. The scenery is just fantastic, near the river with mountain views. In the morning they had a coffee bar set up so we helped ourselves to coffee and sat at a table for breakfast. We were served orange juice and a yogurt parfait with granola and fruit. Then it took...

Thank ConnWay
Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Thank you for writing to us and letting us know about your experience! We try to also notify customers about our prices with the books located in your rooms and with a flyer in your room about the lodge. It is amazing how expensive it is to bring food in 140 miles and running a lodge off grid or self...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great place to stay with good food and excellent views. Be very careful of the lady owner she wants every dollar you have. She charges $3 for your breakfast coffee. Although they advertise free internet she wil not give you the password.

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Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Oh my goodness! I am sorry that is what you went away with from staying at our lovely lodge! Internet is very slow in the middle of the Alaska Range and rarely working this is true. We did not intentionally withhold the password, but our apologies just the same! Come back and I will gladly treat you to a cup...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A new tradition of affordable hospitality at the gateway of this most accessible, wild mountain wilderness. A beautiful 7300 square foot timber framed lodge located in the heart of the Alaska Range. A little bit of luxury, road accessible, heavenly beds, fantastic food and company! Belvedere filled with stain glass portraits of northern lights. Romantic areas to visit, warm stone fireplace areas. Leather couches. Local cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge at Black Rapids

Address: Mile 227.4, Richardson Highway, Black Rapids, AK 99737
Region: United States > Alaska > Black Rapids
Price Range: $271 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Rooms overlooking the front are best”
 of 5 bubbles CadenJack, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Much cheaper accommodations are in the basement but there aren't the same amenities there that I could tell.”
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“Room 8 beautiful views, but you can't go wrong”
 of 5 bubbles worryinmiami, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor are very nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Queenkeigh, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Wifi available, narrow bandwidth, but didn't you go just past nowhere to get away!”
 of 5 bubbles CaptainZack, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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