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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We had the privilege of spending 5 days with the Randall family on Afognak Island in late June of 2016. Shannon, Josh and Luke Randall own and operate Afognak Wilderness Lodge (AWL). Everything about there operation is 5 star. Their facility, the fishing and sightseeing, the guides, the food and last but certainly not least their hospitality is second to...

3Thank jrddiver
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband and I planned a 12-day Alaskan Adventure for ourselves and our two teen-age granddaughters. We stayed two nights at Afognak Wilderness Lodge, and the only negative is that we wish we had planned a longer stay! The girls voted overwhelming that AWL was the best part of our entire trip. Luke made our time on Afognak magical. He...

1Thank csj8492016
Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We came here photogprahjng Kodiak bears but end up seeing none (early July) except a small female with her cub in a distance. Instead we trekked around the wilderness, did some not so serious fishing (compared to others with loads of catch).The hospitality and services provided by Shannon and her family (the Randall) more than compensated for the lack of...

1Thank tkng
St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Comfortable lodge, great food, fishing was spectacular--we spent 4 days and shipped home 150 lbs of fish filets! The lodge setting is simply beautiful--remote, yet all the comforts of home (including wifi). Outstanding staff and guides--we had Jordan as our guide and he was great. Perfect lodge for our family (2 adults and 12 year old twins). Bear and whale...

Thank tpriley
Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We just came back, we spend 4 nights, and we would have spend more, everything was perfect, Luke is an excellent guide and Manny and excellent chef, thank you everyone for everything, we will return next year!! The fish we fish and send it by FedEx is delicious! Thank you Shannon and family! See u soon

Thank Lorena F
Reviewed 26 June 2015

My daughter and I just finished our 4 night stay and we could not be happier. So much to do including: fishing, otter, seal and eagle watching, hikes to view the bears, and time at the archery range and skeet shooting. All were truly enjoyable but it was the people there that really made the difference. Luke, our guide who...

1Thank JeffreyHem
Positive-plus7, Owner at Afognak Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Tipping is not mandatory, but is a gift. If asked what the normal gratuity is, the American standard has been 10% for decades. If not otherwise specifically directed, the guides always received the bulk of any tips.

Beltsville, Maryland
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Our party of 9 arrived on a Friday evening just in time to enjoy one of Brian's perfectly prepared meals, the selection and taste was second to none! The next morning, after another hearty meal prepared by Brian, we headed out on the boats with Luke and Garret. We have been to several establishments who were more than happy to...

8Thank John A
Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 29 August 2013

It is very hard for me not to give Afognak Wilderness Lodge five stars. However, certain events and issues can't be ignored, hence the four star rating. Let me explain, starting with the good. My husband, daughter and I spent four magical days at Afognak Wilderness Lodge, and I must admit it is one of the most enchanting destinations to...

36Thank Dineyander
Brentwood, Tennessee
Reviewed 18 August 2013

After a slow start in the competition against my two friends who already had several large ling cod and halibut in the boat, I finally hooked the big one! My first halibut, weighing in at a modest 100 pounds and with a fight that you can't imagine, you must experience it! After a twenty minute tug of war with this...

3Thank Mike L
Kennesaw, Georgia
Reviewed 8 August 2013

I have had the good fortune of being able to visit Alaska many times due to the fact that my brother lives on the Kenai river. Needless to say I have enjoyed many great memories with my family and friends fishing the Kenai. This year two of my friends and I decided spend a couple days on the Kenai then...

3Thank Mike L

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located in the heart of a coastal state park with a wide variety & abundance of land/marine wildlife plus outstanding fresh/saltwater fishing and we've been one of Alaska's favorite true-wilderness lodges since 1974. To reach us, you fly to Anchorage, connect to & overnight in Kodiak then, the next morning, the float-plane service will pick you up from your hotel lobby, have you on our dock by 9:00am . . . and the adventure begins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Afognak Wilderness Lodge

Address: PO Box SYB, Seal Bay, Kodiak,, Kodiak Island, AK 99697-0230
Region: United States > Alaska > Kodiak Island
Price Range: $568 - $1,137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Afognak Wilderness Hotel Kodiak Island
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“There are only three cabins and full all the time”
 of 5 bubbles tkng, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All of the cabins are great.”
 of 5 bubbles tpriley, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Cabin three is farthest from the lodge and dock. Cabin one seems to have the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles Dineyander, 28 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Bring your favorite beer or wine there are no liquor stores for a hundred miles.”
 of 5 bubbles 572mikel, 8 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Cabin 1 is located on a front edge of the lodge property with water views on two sides. We sat in the living room in the morning and evening looking out on the water inhaling the majesty, beauty and serenity of the landscape. There is a double swing located the garden outside the room in which we sat, listened and meditated.”
 of 5 bubbles SunnyNY_12, 3 Jul 2013 | Read review
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