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Danny, the resident hotel manager, was delightful and so helpful. He sent me a comprehensive list by email of must-see's and must-do's in the Seward area, complete with directions from the hotel, including hikes (Lowell Point and Two Lakes) that were off the beaten path...More
This place is long past it's best before date. We stayed at the Van Gilder with another couple for two days in August of 2017. The only thing this place has going for it, other than some interesting history and downtown location is a hardworking...More
As long as you go to this place with the right expectations, it is a perfect place to crash and take your boots and raingear off after a day of adventure around Seward. There aren't any frills and the decor looks left over from when...More
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
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
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
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 is in walking distance. This location is great and you can walk all over the town from here.
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
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 important to speak up. Have you written a review, as well?
Response from EOSHomer | Property representative |
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.
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"If you must stay here because every other hotel in town is full, ask for 3rd floor & check sheets &..."