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Orca Island Cabins

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“paddle boarding”(7 reviews)
“river otters”(8 reviews)
“row boat”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

What you have provided for us those 3 days was an experience of a lifetime! From the amazing yurts, the landscape, the wildlife (which was plentiful) to your friendly hospitality and generous spirit (that includes your entire family). You gave us everything we look for...More

1  Thank AtHomeInTheWoods
Response from Susan S, Manager at Orca Island CabinsResponded 25 November 2015

Thank you for reminding us how much our special place touches the lives of the people that stay with us. We do work very hard to try to anticipate the needs of all of our guests. Summers in Alaska are beautiful and hectic, and your...More

Reviewed 11 August 2015

Despite the rain, our stay was fantastic! What an amazing place. We saw numerous eagles and had humpback whales come right up in the cove where we watched them from our front deck. Yen and Simon were very helpful and attentive. I wish we had...More

Thank davidandpaula2015
Response from Susan S, Manager at Orca Island CabinsResponded 25 November 2015

We really appreciate your review! It is important that travelers know that the weather doesn't always cooperate, but the wildlife and beautiful tranquil scenery makes up for it. What a treat that you got to view a humpback right from our cove, we are so...More

Reviewed 5 August 2015

WOW! There are simply no words to explain how amazing our experience was. We spent two nights at Orca Island and absolutely loved it! Dennis and Susan are great people and were very accommodating. Simon stayed on the island with us and was a great...More

1  Thank Cheryl1925
Response from Susan S, Manager at Orca Island CabinsResponded 25 November 2015

Thank you for sharing your amazing experience on TripAdvisor. Many of our guests use the site as a reliable resource for information on their next adventure, and we really appreciate the time you took to write about all the wonderful moments during your stay. Reviews...More

Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely little island set in a sheltered cove. The cabins are Clean, comfortable yurts. Owners even provide water taxi transportation from Seward, so plan your activities to coordinate with the schedule. If you like to get away from it all this is the place. Explore,...More

Thank dashAK99664
Response from Susan S, Manager at Orca Island CabinsResponded 25 November 2015

Thank you for mentioning the water taxi! We take great pride in our little piece of paradise, and among all the wildlife and scenery some of the basic aspects like the transportation gets overlooked. We appreciate the time it takes to write and share your...More

Reviewed 26 July 2015

Words have no meaning! Words and even pictures have little meaning! Even your eyes and all of your other senses will not believe the things they are being asked to processed for a while! The scenery is spectacular! The owners love what there doing, You...More

Thank Dewees1483
Response from Susan S, Manager at Orca Island CabinsResponded 25 November 2015

We do love what we do! Thank you for noticing and taking the time to review our property. Ratings like yours tell travelers better then we can how passionate we are about the experience our guests have. Your experience and reaction is why we continue...More

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Hotel description
A unique place to stay when visiting Seward Alaska, our nightly rental cabins are comfortable accommodations in a remote setting. Our rates include a 30 minute scenic cruise to the property from Seward as well as all the equipment use including kayaks, stand up paddle boards, rowing skiffs, and more.
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US$670 - US$728 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$670 - US$728 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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0608lmarie
9 October 2016|
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Response from Genna G | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Each yurt comes with a grill
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DInJude
11 April 2016|
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Response from Dennis and Susa... S | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. All of our cabins are Ocean view properties, none of them are inland. Although one cabin does look like it is inland when viewing from the water; once you are on the yurt's deck you see... More
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"All 7 are special - only difference is farther out/quieter vs. closer to the public spaces/more convenient to..."
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"If looking for more privacy inquire about the yurts on the far side of the property."
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"Remember food! You need to cook; we used the grill, it was great. Be aware that there is limited/no..."
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"We stayed in the Puffin Yurt, and thought the view was fantastic - and just far enough from the south deck to..."
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