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    The Van Gilder Hotel

    308 Adams St., Seward, AK 99664
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    Reviewed 18 August 2014

    we had one of those Alaskan saver coupon books that offered buy one night, get one night free. That was totally worth it. If we had paid the full price for both nights, I would have been a bit disappointed as I don't think it...More

    2  Thank Alison W
    Reviewed 15 August 2014

    We thoroughly enjoyed our pre-cruise night at the Van Gilder which was built in 1916 and, we'd guess, remodeled about 80 years ago. Since then it has been well maintained. To be sure, there are some more recent changes such as modern interior doors, newish...More

    1  Thank GeorgiaPeachMan
    Reviewed 14 August 2014

    We had to stay overnight in Seward, AK for the boat tour the next day, so we booked this hotel online. The hotel was expensive, and did not have the amenities one expects at this price point. The rooms were small, with thin walls and...More

    1  Thank Fm-family-vacation
    Reviewed 14 August 2014

    We stayed for one night since my husband was fishing for a day in Seward. We arrived very late, around 1:00 am, since our flight was delayed and we had to drive from Anchorage. We had called ahead to let them know and they were...More

    1  Thank Jennifer E
    Reviewed 9 August 2014

    We stayed Memorial Weekend and could'nt have been happier. The staff was very friendly and helpful, our room was quaint and cozy, sort of old fashioned but I like that. It was as clean as most other hotels I've been in and the location was...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • USD 141 - USD 176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    genel4w
    30 July 2017|
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    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
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    10 September 2015|
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    Response from Mollie C | Reviewed this property |
    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
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    Susan T
    24 June 2014|
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    Response from EOSHomer | Property representative |
    Susan, 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. Thank you.
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    "If you must stay here because every other hotel in town is full, ask for 3rd floor & check sheets &..."
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    "Ask for a room with a view and you get a great view of the town and bay"
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    "3rd floor facing the mountains"
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