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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at this establishment in order to attend a basketball tournament. This is the off-season so it was very quiet and relaxing. The hotel sits right on the marina and we enjoyed watching a lone sea otter frolicking just below the windows of the restaurant on several occasions. The rooms are small but very adequate with...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's been 3 year since my last stay. I was hoping their service had improved... it hasn't. The hotel had a musty smell. There isn't even a coffee pot, microwave or refrigerator. They used to offer cereal and pastries. I didn't find any when I was looking for a morning snack. I would expect more than I got for 175.00...

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Sylvia L, Owner at Reluctant Fisherman Inn, responded to this review

We are truly sorry we did not meet your expectations. Your previous review had us as "The place to stay". We have done improvements to our rooms, entrance and restaurant since that time for the additional comfort of our guests. We recognize you stayed during our "off season" and you received a two night complimentary upgrade to a harbor view...

Onawa, Iowa
Reviewed 15 October 2016

If you've been to Alaska and not Cordova, you haven't seen Alaska. This is a great location to visit Alaska if you have never been! Eyak lake is crystal clear on the southern and eastern edge, it is a little cloudy on the northern edge, but this is where the glacier melt enters the lake. You can see the bottom...

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Kenai, Alaska
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Everyone in town will point you to the Reluctant Fisherman Restaurant fir the best meal in town. Overlooking the south side of the small boat harbor it gives you a great view of everything happening on the docks. Recently opened for breakfast and lunch to add to the excellent dinner service thay have always had. They have remodeled the front...

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Hancock, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had a week long stay with plenty of rain and a bit of perfect weather. The front desk staff were always accommodating and warm. The rooms are clean and well maintained. The room we had was a "mountain view" and did not have a fridge or microwave. The mountain view was minimal. I will probably opt for a Harbor...

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Best view of the harbor... The mussels and clams were awesome!!! I would ask for extra rice and maybe bread... Always extra red curry sauce left... That sauce is bomb!!! And a few empty shells.... But great dish! And the french onion is amazing soup!!! Great favor!! Our server was very nice and on point! although she was quite busy,...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 20 July 2016

At the end of a very long day flying across the country to Alaska, I was very pleased with my room, bed, and the good shower and sleep I got. The front desk was accommodating with our somewhat late check in, and again the next day storing our luggage for a bit before we moved on. Room was clean, smelled...

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Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 6 July 2016

A large group of us stayed here prior to and after chartering boats to see Prince William Sound. Rooms were basic, but clean, spacious and quiet. Simple breakfast items available and nice deck to look out over the marina. Everything is within walking distance since the town is small and close.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 July 2016

There are very few places to stay in Cordova and this is the best. I promise the weather is not always like the picture from management. I was the in early June and I rained every day I was there. The rain is more of a drizzle and not a downpour. There are attached laundry facilities. Clean rooms, comfortable beds...

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The harbor views from the hotel are fantastic and has a central location. It's not a luxury hotel but it is clean, the staff was friendly and has a great restaurant. The fish & chips as well as the ceviche was very good but I would suggest beer unless you like boxed wine. We enjoyed our stay and would stay...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
43 rooms, 2 suites. Open year-round. Reservations highly recommended during May-October. On premises Bar & Grill. Harbor and City/Mountain view rooms. Centrally located at water's edge, small boat harbor. Large South/SW deck off the Lobby and Restaurant, overlooking the inlet and harbor. Restaurant/ Bar is full service, small but varied menu features local seafood and a variety of dishes. Rooms w/recent upgrades. Free internet, local calls and 24 hr. coffee/tea service. Airport shuttle provided by third party. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Reluctant Fisherman Inn

Address: 407 Railroad Ave., P.O Box 150, Cordova, AK 99574
Region: United States > Alaska > Cordova
Price Range: $170 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Reluctant Fisherman Hotel Cordova
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“The lower level has sliding glass doors out to the edge of the water where lounge chairs are provided.”
 of 5 bubbles 768melissap, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Mountain view room was not worth the extra cost. The rooms facing the parking lot were reported to be quite noisy, late at night”
 of 5 bubbles guinnessm, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“"Harbor view" rooms cost a tad more, so if you don't care about the view, ask for "mountain side"”
  • tub recently updated
  • Nice bed, room had good lighting options
 of 5 bubbles 99TravelinG99, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Harbor side for the view, but more expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles OWJohn, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms on the Harbor side for a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles littlecityguy, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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