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Custer, Washington
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

The resort property is huge. We stayed in the "new" Canyon Lodge building, which was very nice. Rooms were well-appointed. An efficient shuttle system carries people on a circuit around the property. It is an easy walk to the also new "Denali Square," which has an excellent casual restaurant and several shops. We also utilized the laundry room, of which... More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

There are not that many hotel options near the entrance to Denali National Park. I was not on a cruise tour (nor do I ever want to be on one), and my party was an independent party. I had requested 2 beds prior to arrival, but I knew from speaking to Westmark hotels that I needed to call the week... More 

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Oakland, California
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

It's interesting to read the different reactions on this page. Let me start by saying I’m a single traveler and not a big hotel person. I mostly stay in humble B&Bs, but my stay was part of a Princess Train package, so this is where they put me. That being said, I was delighted with the property and my room... More 

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Chugiak, Alaska
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Good room rate for shoulder season (mid-Sept) . Great views. Short walk to Denali-Healy tourist strip. Good restaurants in lodge. Room was clean, had all needed amenities. Close to Denali National Park. Worth the money spent.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Our stay at the McKinley Chalet Resort was part of a HAL Land + Sea Journey. HAL has this trip down to a science. Check in was seamless. We left the ship and boarded a bus for Denali. When we arrived, a HAL representative boarded the bus and delivered a packet to each traveler containing information about the resort and... More 

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EVANSTON
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Centrally located, this resort with its rustic décor is fun. Much of the activity centers around Denali Square. We stayed in the Canyon Lodge and it was great. There is an excellent shuttle system between the main lodge and the other lodges and Denali Square. The only downside was that there was not WiFi in our room. Plenty of places... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

There were four of us, in 2 rooms. We really weren't sure what to expect when we booked this location. Apparently, there are two "towns" around Denali Natl Park that have locations for rooms, restaurants, and shops. This is the town nearest to the park entrance. The other town is 8 miles away. The shops, activities, and restaurants feel like... More 

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Atlanta,Ga
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Our stay at McKinley Chalet Resort was outstanding. It was part of our Holland America land-cruise vacation package and was a real highlight of our trip. The facilities are spacious, beautiful, and our suite was very comfortable . The only drawbacks were that the lodging is scattered about the property requiring taking the free shuttle to get to the main... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did a cruise and land tour of Alaska that included two nights in Denali. We stayed here as a part of the package. There are several buildings with hotel rooms. "A" unit is closest to the main lodge and the higher letters are further away. We were in D unit, which was not too far of... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I was skeptical about this place since Holland America owned it. I was so wrong. The lobby is loaded with HAL staff to help you with Denali day trips, what to see/do in the area, etc. It is a big property but no more than 8 rooms per bldg. Beautiful river runs through the property. And listen for the moose... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about McKinley Chalet Resort

Address: Milepost 238. 5, George Parks Hwy, Alaska, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
Region: United States > Alaska > Denali National Park and Preserve
Price Range: €241 - €400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — McKinley Chalet Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 345
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“Book upstairs rooms to avoid hearing people walking on your ceiling!”
 of 5 bubbles G4439MDlisag, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was great except for the items I mentioned above - Bldg V, 2nd Floor”
 of 5 bubbles bigbie1980, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were in the "Cottonwoods" building, which has the best view of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Murphy5708, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some buildings are down the hill - closer to the outdoor shop square but farther from lobby. Upper level is more convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles cheetahguy, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great for visiting Denali.”
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