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Seward Birdhouse and famous Mount Marathon
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Seward Birdhouse and famous Mount Marathon
Mount Marathon and Race Point, site of world famous Mt Marathon Race Bald Eagle shingle art on front
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45 reviews
Seward Birdhouse and famous Mount Marathon
Mount Marathon and Race Point, site of world famous Mt Marathon Race
Bald Eagle shingle art on front
East deck and flowers
Full kitchen
full kitchen with gas range, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster,  dishwasher
Cheery dining area with view of beautiful Mt Alice
Cheery dining area
comfy leather couch, host photography
free front loader washer and dryer
queen bed, room darkening curtains and shades, luggage racks, reading lamps
wrought-iron spiral stairs to loft
twin beds, room-darkening shades, reading lamps, rocking chair
desk, luggage racks, books and toys
twin beds and desk
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Seward, Alaska

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Sarah L
Fairbanks, Alaska
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 5 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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Comfortable accommodations, decorated with the owners beautiful artwork. Beds were comfortable. I love the spiral staircase leading up to the loft sleeping area. Great view of the bay from the dining room table. Close walk to shopping, post office and Sea Life Center. It was nice that the property had its own private driveway so we could park off the street. We would definitely rent this property again. We enjoyed visiting with Carol upon our arrival.

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Liked best: Great shower
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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pjaacks
Billings, Montana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place!”
Reviewed 12 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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person found this review helpful

We had a great time staying at the Birdhouse. Beautiful views of Resurrection Bay and everything we needed!

Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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JHJHGC
Gold Coast
Level 6 Contributor
305 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Lovely place to stay”
Reviewed 31 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
2
people found this review helpful

We really enjoyed our 4 nights at The Birdhouse, Seward. When "home" we spent most of our time sitting at the dining room table looking at the views of Resurrection Bay and the snow capped mountains. The Birdhouse is a quiet, cosy, comfortable, clean cottage with a very comfortable bed and very practical bathroom. The folders of (a) instructions on household equipment etc and (b) Places to Eat & Things to Do are the best we've seen. We really enjoyed the walks around Exit Glacier & Harding Icefield & strolling along the bay seeing a whale, otters & seals. The SeaLife Centre was really good as well.

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Liked best: The views, location and general comfort. The views were much better than we had expected.
Liked least: Would have preferred 2 reading/bed lights.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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ACDs-Rbes...
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent Place to Stay”
Reviewed 5 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Great location with excellent view of mountains across the harbor. Walking distance to beach, museum and quaint downtown. The cabin is fully furnished with washer and dryer and full kitchen. Very clean, modern appliances. Carol the manager is very polite and eager to see that you enjoy your stay in Seward. She has provided binders in the cottage with places to eat, things to do, history, and instructions on how to operated all appliances. She has books and video's on Alaska present for review. We arrived with no more clean clothes so the washer/dryer was a life saver. Loved being able to cook some of our own meals. Rent it; you won't be disappointed.

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Liked best: Space for four adults.
Liked least: Figuring out all the remotes.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Lizette G
Névez, Bretagne, France
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Best VRBO in Seward!”
Reviewed 1 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We originally planned to stay in Seward for two nights; however, once we arrived to find the Birdhouse to be so charming (and the perfect amount of space for 4 adults) that we decided to stay another night.

We reached out to the owner, Carol, and she kindly informed us it was no problem. In addition to ensuring we had a comfortable place to stay - with an amazing view of Resurrection Bay - Carol connected us with locals who shared our same interests.

Whether you want to walk around downtown, walk to the docks, participate in an all-day fishing expedition, or take a catamaran cruise to see marine life and the glaciers, the Birdhouse is perfectly located. Being that it was only a few blocks from the shore we would make a cup of coffee and walk to the shore each morning; which was divine.

The off-street parking and porch were also great perks.

If you're going to Seward, I highly recommend the Birdhouse. We can't wait to return!

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