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Chilkoot Trail Outpost

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

It was everything we wanted and more. From the incredible 'Alaska feeling' of the cozy cabin to the warm and inviting atmosphere of the entire place. The attention to detail is amazing. The grounds are meticulously maintained. It was the perfect spot to see the area and Kathy is am amazing host. Her knowledge of the area just enhanced our... More 

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Bumpass, Virginia
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The hospitality that Kathy Hosford and her employees demonstrated was incredible!! We stayed for 7 days and came back feeling rejuvenated. Breakfast was a huge serving portion and always served with a smile. The surf and turf dinner was served with an huge baked potato and homemade slaw... quite tasty. We were truly made to feel like family!! The activities... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great location if you are hiking the Chilkoot trail. It is located very close to the trailhead. Its quiet and the owners are very knowledgeable about the Dyea area. We didn't spend much time here but it was a very convenient location. The breakfast was good and offered large portions before a big hike. They offer an optional dinner, which... More 

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

You won’t find better hosts Kathy and her husband, owners of the Chilkoot Trail Outpost. Our “girls’ trip” was absolutely wonderful thanks to the beautiful and inviting scenery and cabins at the lodge. Dinners and breakfast were delicious. The cabins are beautifully furnished and spotlessly clean. I heartily recommend the ChikootTrail Outpost for anyone looking for comfort, good food, a... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed with Kathy and Fred for a total of five nights during our August 2016 visit to Alaska. Our family of five spent two nights at the Outpost psyching ourselves up before hiking the Chilkoot Trail, and then three nights following recuperating from our exertions. The cabins are cozy, clean and comfortable. Kathy and Fred are incredible hosts. They... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

I heartily recommend the Chilkoot Trail Outpost!! The owners are enthusiastic and helpful hosts. The cabins were very nice, clean and cozy. The location is great for enjoying beautiful scenery, hiking trails, and wildlife viewing. Our group took advantage of their offer to cook dinner both nights we were there -- excellent food!! The campfire and s'mores were much fun... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The Chilkoot Trail Outpost was like staying with your Aunt and Uncle and a travel guide all wrapped in one !!! Overall our experience was amazing !!! My wife talked to Kathy for almost 30 minutes scheduling our stay, five minutes booking our room, and the rest on History of Dyea and Skagway !!! Our first night was in the... More 

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

What an AWESOME place!! Kathy and her Husband were so welcoming & accommodating, we were completely made to feel like one of the family. 5 of us stayed for one night but could have happily stayed a week if we knew how clean, beautiful, tranquil and friendly it was going to be. The evening meal & breakfast was fantastic &... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Overall our experience at Chilkoot trail outpost was amazing. Kathy and her husband was very accommodating and helpful. The place was clean and quiet. Location is 10-15minutes drive to Skagway. We surely recommend this place.

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Great cabins. Clean and comfy. Kathy was super helpful. This is a beautiful tranquil spot, just be aware that's it's a 9 mile mainly dirt road out of Skagway, so Kathys dinner was welcome! The Dyea valley is beautiful, allow some time to visit .

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the famous Chilkoot Trail, your local Outpost hosts, the Hosford family, pledge a one of-a-kind Alaskan experience in lodging. We will be happy to assist you in planning your stay to maximize you visit. Enjoy the beautiful landscape where the ocean meets the river surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Distinguished in Alaska Business magazine, the Outpost was named among the top 15 high-end accommodations Alaska Style. Comforts include a hearty full Alaskan breakfast, cooking gazebo, bicycles, s'mores by the campfire, wi/fi, satellite TV, in-room coffee/treats, microwave, fridge and private baths. New in 2012, 1800 Sq Ft Retreat and Convention Center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chilkoot Trail Outpost

Address: 7 Mile Dyea Road, Skagway, AK 99840
Region: United States > Alaska > Skagway
Price Range: $207 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Talk to the owners. They are really helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles Rondamcp, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a large suite. The hikers cabins are small”
 of 5 bubbles taraf122, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every cabin is great, there are no bad ones!”
 of 5 bubbles 379maggiep, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Lodge room does not have a private bath.”
 of 5 bubbles 276candib, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Each unit is quiet and peaceful. Ours was beside a trickling waterfall adding to the ambience.”
 of 5 bubbles ash4260, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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