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Reviewed 6 December 2017

What an amazing place. I visited twice - July and in September. This July the majority of the bears had not shown up yet and it was really crowded with day trippers - but still amazing. September was bear crazy great. Lots of Moms and...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed here the night of 28 August 2017, we were on a 1 month holiday from New Zealand to Alaska and Hawaii, our two days here would rate as the WOW moment of our holiday. Seeing so many brown bears at such close proximity in...More

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Response from John K, J. Kreilkamp, President &CEO, Bristol Bay Alaska Tourism (www.Katmailand.com) at Brooks LodgeResponded 11 October 2017

Thanks for sharing your thoughts on your first adventure to Brooks in Katmai National Park. It is hard to explain to those who have never been there before how visitors are able to view bears in close proximity. It truly is a unique setting. We...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

The accommodations are adequate, you go for the animals and amazing views. Mommy bear and three cubs on the cabin steps, playing and napping, can not beat that. Also fun to fly in on the sea plan with the amazing views. A must for an...More

1  Thank jettag1950
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I wrote a review for the Brooks Lodge Dining Room separating the restaurant from the overnight facilities. Trip Advisor rejected the restaurant critique so, allow me to write 2 reviews in one.....The Food: Their brochure' reads "Dinners are always special at Brooks Lodge". Their brochure'...More

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Response from John K, J. Kreilkamp, President and CEO, Bristol Bay Alaska Tourism at Brooks LodgeResponded 11 October 2017

One never gets a second chance to make a good first impression. On behalf of the team at Brooks Lodge, we apologize if the food did not meet your standards.That being said, we certainly will work harder to elevate the experience both in taste and...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Lodge Rooms: We stayed in Room 30 in mid-September (a day before the lodge closed) for one night; in a bank of maybe 10 rooms – we had people on all sides of us. That being said – you know exactly what your neighbors are...More

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Management response:Responded 22 September 2017

Thanks for the great feedback on your stay at Brooks earlier this month. You stayed in the Skytel Building for the night you were there. Glad to hear the Bears were there and made you stay memorable (less the bear jams). We had such a...More

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Darren L
28 December 2017|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
Probably nobody who has actually done this in January will answer. The National Park is technically open in the winter, but the usual point of access, the Visitors Center at Brooks Falls, is closed for the winter. You... More
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Hi there! Alaska is full of adventure and sometimes that includes the weather. While we wish we could control the conditions for safe flying every day of the summer, the reality is that fog in King Salmon impedes our... More
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"Cabins are best!"
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