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    The Van Gilder Hotel

    308 Adams St., Seward, AK 99664
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    • Excellent17%
    • Very good35%
    • Average26%
    • Poor11%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 149 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    After 16 nights on the road, we wanted something different for our final night. Rather than a large hotel or chain, we went small and local. The building is old, but solid. It survived the 1964 Alaskan earthquake. Our host was friendly and helpful. It's...More

    1  Thank wosli3
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The hotel such an antique piece. It is super clean, quite, and cozy. The neighborhood is very safe, and the hotel location in the center of Seward. The front desk person is extremely gentle and had a wide smile. His name is Danny. He is...More

    Thank Hassan A
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a great time in this historic hotel. I really had a feel what lodging in a fancy hotel 100 years ago would have been like. Great location also. The man running the hotel was very helpful even letting us keep our food in...More

    Thank Robbin R
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    If only we could go back in time to when perhaps, the Van Gilder Hotel had a bit more shine on the inside. I do believe that they are trying their hardest with the resources at their disposal to keep this older hotel alive in...More

    Thank FlyAlaskaJulia
    Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

    Did an overnight trip with the husband and booked a room here. I've stayed here before about 9-10 years ago and found this as a historical gem. So I was quite happy to be able to get a room here. Yes it's old, yes it's...More

    Thank Liberty W
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    559 reviews
    #4 of 14 hotels in Seward
     
    Salmon Bake Cabins
    46 reviews
    #11 of 14 hotels in Seward
     
    Murphy's Alaskan Inn
    104 reviews
    #10 of 14 hotels in Seward
     
    Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel
    675 reviews
    #3 of 14 hotels in Seward
     
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    • US$109 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 23
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    Nearby Restaurants
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    755 reviews
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    .18 km away
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    475 reviews
    .17 km away
    Nearby Attractions
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    .36 km away
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    .21 km away
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    1.26 km away
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    genel4w
    30 July 2017|
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    Response from Liberty W | Reviewed this property |
    Well I was only a guest there so I'm not the one to ask. But I can tell you that they do have rooms that would fit. If it's available I would have no idea. You need to ask them. I can also tell you that the Sea Life center... More
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    10 September 2015|
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    Response from Mollie C | Reviewed this property |
    I'm sorry you had a bad experience, too, Jay. I reported the behavior to the police, who also recommended I tell social media, the Chamber of Commerce and Better Business Bureau. It's not acceptable treatment and it's... More
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    Susan T
    24 June 2014|
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    Response from EOSHomer | Property representative |
    Susan, Our biggest room at the Van Gilder in Seward is a rooms with 2 queen beds and one twin, it is called at suite. We one one available for tonight. Please call 800-478-0400 or 907-235-0400. Thank you.
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    "Ask for a room with a view and you get a great view of the town and bay"
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    "3rd floor facing the mountains"
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    "A room at the top for views alone but I didn't notice any lifts. Danny however is very strong and..."
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