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Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge

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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Wow! What to say about our Iniakuk Wilderness Lodge stay? First, I would like to say that John and Pat were extremely professional, accommodating with our schedule and needs wherever possible and very prompt in responding to emails. I had some reservations about staying in such a remote place, being off the grid and flying in on a small plane....

3Thank MissDarlin
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This lodge is a truly great way to see Gates of the Arctic National Park. The owners are delightful, friendly, and intelligent. The premises are clean. There is wifi availability. The broad range of activities is totally suitable to the park. They are truly concerned about their guests.The level of attention is superb. Patricia is a truly marvelous chef and...

3Thank NJ-Eric
Iniakuk, Owner at Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed our lodge, facilities, food, service, level of care and surroundings and that you found the lodge to be as perfect as it could be. We enjoyed having you as our guest, discussing global politics and world travel as well as battles across the cribbage board while an extreme storm advisory soaked the Brooks Range...

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

First class experience and adventure is what these folks offer. Amazing Experience. This is big adventure. From Fairbanks you could take a flight with Flyinfishing.com or SkydanceAviation.com out of Anchorage. You could also drive to Coldfoot and get an Air Taxi. Nevertheless Pat and John got you covered. They will line you out on the best options

1Thank Scott A
New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Despite reading reviews and the website and lots of emails with John, we weren't sure what to expect. But from the moment we met Dirk of Coyote Air in Fairbanks (an extremely experienced third-generation pilot/mechanic), we knew we were in good hands and Dirk was an excellent guide on the way up in his fantastic DeHavilland Beaver plane. The Gaedekes...

1Thank Changes2001
Beaverton, Oregon
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Our time at Iniakuk Lodge, so wonderfully hosted by John and Tom, has left us with a collection of magical memories that will last us for the rest of our lives. It is an incredible experience. In fact, if you're as lucky as we were and get the opportunity to visit and share the experience, you'll need some new superlatives...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 26 November 2015

A luxury experience in a remote, spectacular setting. The accommodations are very comfortable, the food delicious and the owners very attentive. I have always been interested in photographing sunsets and John took me to a beaver lake to photograph sunset at midnight! Unforgettable! Our stay was special in every way.

Thank drrichw
Reviewed 1 October 2015

How can I really explain the rare opportunity my husband and I had to experience this remote 'above the Arctic Circle' wilderness lodge and the very talented people who run it! Yes, it was quite expensive - but of course when you are in the remote reaches of Alaska, how much would you be willing to pay for a private...

2Thank HalcyonDaysUSA
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Not many people have the luxury of visiting this Lodge run by Pat and John Gaedeke but those that do, experience a truly unique experience. First the remoteness and beauty are breathtaking. Your trip is fully customized ! We started out at the Caribou Cabin and it is truly an experience but you are well taken care of. But when...

Thank TXtraveler67_71
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Luxury in the Far North sums it up! Our time at the Arrigetch Cabin and the Iniakuk Lodge was inspiring and rewarding on many levels. We had just the right combination of adventure on the river/hiking near the cabin combined with a stay at the lodge to round out the trip. Late summer in Alaska is beautiful - changing colors,...

1Thank adventurecgn
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Wow, what an Alaskan experience north of the Arctic Circle. It exceeded our expectations. We visited all 3 locations - Iniakuk Lodge, Caribou Cabin and Arrigetch-Alatna River Cabin. We were glad we had the chance to visit all 3. Pat Gaedeke's personalized email communications in helping to plan the trip and leading right up to our arrival were perfect! Pat's...

2Thank Dan T

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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge is an exclusive fly-in luxury wilderness lodge 225 miles north of Fairbanks in Alaska's Brooks Range. We offer comfort, quality and solitude 60 miles north of the Arctic Circle on the edge of Gates of the Arctic National Park. The main lodge is 100% solar powered providing 24-hour electricity, wireless internet, running water and a wide range of amenities that are unmatched in Alaska's Far North. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge

Address: 1785 Iniakuk Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99709-6557
Region: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge Fairbanks, Alaska
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“The private cabin is extra special at the Iniakuk Lodge that sits across the inlet just a short canoe ride away from the main lodge.”
dant778, 20 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The arctic tent was my favourite - I've slept in many tents, but never before in one equipped with a wood stove - amazing!”
  • I recommend this room
mnbvLondon, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
“There aren't a lot of rooms... the cabin is pretty intimate. The views from all of the rooms are beautiful. The only real difference is proximity to the wood stove or the propane heater. Other than that, they're all the same. The beds are comfortable, and there are plenty of options as far as blankets and comforters for warmth at night.”
  • Looking across the valley
36rakeshm, 30 Sep 2012 | Read review
“The executive cabin has a second floor with a great library of Alaska books and a great view of the lake”
SLR5391, 1 Aug 2011 | Read review
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