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The Lodge at Black Rapids

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed an incredible weekend getaway at this amazing lodge in January 2017. We weren't sure what we had gotten ourselves into when we embarked on our trip and found ourselves driving through a blizzard from Fairbanks to get to the lodge but were pleasantly surprised at this "little piece of heaven" nestled into the heart of the Alaskan Range....

Thank Kaiulani_R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The folks that work here, Donella the baker, Charley the cook, and David our tour guide made our visit to this log cabin lodge a very wonderful experience! Charley fed us along with Donella every day with some tasty breakfasts and dinners. Coffee was always hot and ready. There is also wine, beer, and more strong spirits available to enjoy...

Thank Tonypose
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We arrived after dark in a blizzard to this homey lodge and were welcomed at the door by Charlie the cook and Donella the cake/pie maker. Soothing blues and beautiful details provided extra ambience to an already gorgeous lodge where no detail was not carefully tended to. We sat before the fire with the staff and discussed diner ad breakfast...

1Thank Carrie D
Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Great location. Wonderful people. Brandon and McKenzie took us on an incredible glacier hike. Charlie the chef was five star. His food was perfect for winter hiking. This is a fabulous place. I recommend this Lodge as an excellent way to experience Alaska.

Thank Satindoll1949
Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I have had the pleasure of staying at this beautiful hand built lodge on three occasions. The rooms are spacious, beds comfortable and food is great. Hard to believe you can live in such luxury in the middle of the Alaskan Range Mountains. If you are lucky, the northern lights will give you an incredible show. All the employees were...

Thank NorthernLights60826
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We needed a place to stay for the night, to break up the long trip back from Fairbanks to Anchorage. What a wonderful surprise to find this beautiful lodge! It's so comfortable and the food is great! We had a room over looking the mountains, and our bed was very comfortable. The reading room upstairs was so cozy, it made...

Thank Lori E
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Our stay at The Lodge at Black Rapids was one of the most memorable parts of our Alaska trip. It is a small, but elegant, lodge with just a few rooms. It is clear that the place was put together with a lot of attention to detail. A cookie-cutter place it is not. It is of post-and-beam construction and has...

Thank runnerskier
Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

I too wish you could have stayed longer as time to relax in a magical setting like this is so very important! I hope you will come back and share our trails and winter season too! Thank you so very much.

Reviewed 12 August 2016

A big thank you to Annie and her crew for a first class experience. After an arduous bike ride, we were starving. We were escorted to sumptuous room (with the most comfortable beds on our trip) where we showered in an immense bathroom and changed into clean clothes. Back upstairs, a plate of cheese, fruit and crackers were laid out...

Thank Peter J
Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It is all about your experience and we are so pleased to hear your time with us was wonderful! Annie

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The best place we stayed on our trip through the interior by far. The meals were delicious and far above the other food available in the area. The staff was friendly and accommodating. We arrived in between meals and they made a delicious cheese plate for us on the spot. Highly recommend

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Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Thank you Aaron! It was delightful to have you all! Annie

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for one night driving from Fairbanks to Valdez. We got a nice room (no view) at the second floor. Bed was extremely comfortable and shower was good. The decor is beautiful and you can feel that this place was designed with love and care. The area around the lodge is beautiful and we even had time for...

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Yukonblue, Owner at The Lodge at Black Rapids, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write and share your experience! The winter is also a special time at the lodge! We are open year round so come visit! Annie Hopper

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A new tradition of affordable hospitality at the gateway of this most accessible, wild mountain wilderness. A beautiful 7300 square foot timber framed lodge located in the heart of the Alaska Range. A little bit of luxury, road accessible, heavenly beds, fantastic food and company! Belvedere filled with stain glass portraits of northern lights. Romantic areas to visit, warm stone fireplace areas. Leather couches. Local cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge at Black Rapids

Address: Mile 227.4, Richardson Highway, Black Rapids, AK 99737
Region: United States > Alaska > Black Rapids
Price Range: €180 - €246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for a view”
 of 5 bubbles 344carried, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the front are best”
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 of 5 bubbles 809juliad, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 beautiful views, but you can't go wrong”
 of 5 bubbles worryinmiami, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor are very nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Queenkeigh, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
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