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Talkeetna Roadhouse

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Chicago
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I ate an amazing sourdough pancake there for breakfast. This is the best place to eat in Talkeetna. I would like to stay here the next time I go. Super cool vibe. Everybody sits at long tables with strangers so you know everybody by the time you finish your meal. Loved this place!

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ever since I was a child in the 60s, I wanted to go to Alaska. When my plans fell through for Thanksgiving, I booked a 5 day trip to the 49th state. Wanting to make the most of my time, I booked a round trip journey on the Alaska Rail Road to Talkeetna. I had one night there, and I...

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Oregon
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Staying at the historical roadhouse any time of year is a treat. The food is wonderful; the baked goods are exceptional and the soups and breakfasts are tasty in the family style seating (eating in a common area on a long table with everyone). I enjoy a winter's night when it is sub zero outside and just kicking back with...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

This delightful cabin, built by union carpenters from the regional training center, offers a lovely and quaint get-away. The central bed and lighting make it perfect for relaxing in the winter's cold. We are used to living in dry cabins and this suited us perfectly. The cabin was exceptionally clean and well lit. Hot showers in the Roadhouse provided that...

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Trisha_Costello, Owner at Talkeetna Roadhouse, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great words about the Garden Cabin! We just finished stringing twinkly lights out to the outhouse and will be doing some other winterization projects tomorrow for a more cozy floor! Perfect timing as we just got over 4 inches of fresh snow. Look forward to having you back!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place to stop in for a meal or coffee. I had the most delicious quiche I have ever had. Wonderful welcoming space. You feel like you are walking into someone's homes. The staff is very friendly. We will be back tomorrow for breakfast.

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Wartburg, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The weather was not ideal for our winter weekend visit but the Roadhouse provided a comfortable warm place to stay, a great main building to hide out in when it rained with a fire and puzzles and games, a fantastic restaurant, and extremely helpful staff that were willing to drive us or do anything for us when asked. We would...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the old school house, museum. Cozy, clean, roomy and private. Easy walking distance to everything. An apartments above the museum well appointed without glamour or pretension. I hope to come back.

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BERKELEY
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a true roadhouse in all meanings of the word. The hospitality is beyond compare; as an example of thoughtfulness, they even have hair dryers in one public bathroom that includes a shower. Guests can get coffee and tea at all hours, including when the roadhouse is closed (you get a key to the building). We stayed above the...

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Muncie, Indiana
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We (me, my son and his girlfriend) stayed in a room above the Roadhouse restaurant with a shared bathroom. Having never been to Alaska before and only seeing Roadhouses in the movies, I was picturing pretty dark and probably dingy. The price was great so I was just hoping it was clean. We were only staying one night to go...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed at Trapper John's Cabin, which is owned by Talkeetna Roadhouse. It is offsite, about a mile away, and down a dirt road near the airstrip. It is also a short walk from the river. We were very pleased with the cabin - it was absolutely adorable, and had an outhouse (hahaha don't worry, there was also indoor plumbing!)...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Roadhouse, built around 1917, is one of the oldest establishments still in operation on Main Street in "Beautiful Downtown Talkeetna." Our kitchen is open to the public and we've become famous for big breakfasts, hearty soups, homebaked breads and genuine frontier hospitality. Our bakery produces all sorts of treats each day such as pies, a variety of cinnamon rolls, cookies, cakes, brownies, and savory pasties. The historic end-of-the-road town of Talkeetna is known today throughout the world as the base for international climbers making their way to climb Denali (Mt. McKinley), North America's tallest peak. Denali and the other peaks of the Alaska Range offer a magnificent backdrop for this picturesque town of around 800 people, located about two and a half hours north of Anchorage and halfway between Anchorage and Denali park entrance both by rail and road. The guest rooms range from private to hostel-style, rustic cabins to the school teacher's apartment located above the Talkeetna Historical Society Museum. Bathrooms are "down the hall" in typical Roadhouse fashion, and even though a bathroom has been added to Trapper John's Cabin, guests can still use its 5-Star outhouse! Breakfast is a separate charge but we provide our guests with coffee/cocoa/tea throughout their stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Talkeetna Roadhouse

Address: 13550 E Main St, Talkeetna, AK 99676
Region: United States > Alaska > Talkeetna
Price Range: $85 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Upstairs usually is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Ra6907, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“For the Garden Cabin, bring your headlamp and house shoes.”
 of 5 bubbles suerR9686XR, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Loved the Historical Society/School House - large, comfortable, and the private bathroom was a plus.”
 of 5 bubbles MelissaE135, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 ground floor was nice. Didn't have to carry cases upstairs!!”
 of 5 bubbles HONBIRD, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I took a room in the historic roadhouse to get the feel of the historic building. Original log construction.”
 of 5 bubbles johnkZ3704DB, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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