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    Top of the World Hotel

    Box 189, 3060 Eben Hopson, Barrow, AK 99723-0189
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    Reviewed 16 December 2014

    I was in Barrow for work and spent about a week at TOWH--it's a beautiful new building with a very helpful staff. They went out of their way to make my stay enjoyable, even recommending a reasonably-priced tour company rather than their own tours. The...More

    3  Thank David R
    Response from Monica R, Marketing Manager at Top of the World HotelResponded 22 December 2014

    We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and your meals at Niġġivikput, the hotel’s restaurant. Our tour is seasonal and only offered in the summer so it was great that you were able to go out with a local...More

    Reviewed 22 November 2014

    This is the place to stay in Barrow. The new building is a purpose built replacement for the previous hotel damaged by the restaurant fire. The new location is directly opposite the whale bone arch and next to the post office, so not as 'central'...More

    2  Thank RothesayFamily0630
    Response from Monica R, Marketing Manager at Top of the World HotelResponded 22 December 2014

    Thank you for your kind and detailed descriptions of the hotel. You hit the nail on the head, as the Arctic flare, the Iñupiat cultural pictures and artifacts are all intentional design aspects. We are glad that you found the staff welcoming and the shuttle...More

    Reviewed 13 October 2014

    The Top of the World Hotel is brand new and nice. The hotel is an island in muddy Barrow, with its mostly stark looking buildings. We found the staff very friendly and helpful. The shuttle driver was waiting for us at the airport when we...More

    1  Thank aBadgerandaGopher
    Response from Monica R, Marketing Manager at Top of the World HotelResponded 22 December 2014

    The hotel opened at the end of April 2014 and still has its newness about it. Yes indeed, there is a rustic muddiness when it is wet. Given the permafrost that Barrow experiences, here in the Arctic the roads are not paved but are all...More

    Reviewed 8 October 2014

    We just returned from three nights in Barrow (Sat Oct 04-Tue Oct 07) at The Top of the World. This was a last minute decision as wanted to go witness the whale harvest, so there was no time to research other places. Although, the rates...More

    1  Thank k2iks
    Response from Monica F, Marketing Manager at Top of the World HotelResponded 10 October 2014

    The fall is the best time to come witness the whaling and we are so glad you came and experienced this event. The reference to the close proximity of the heritage center, Barrow’s friendliness and that a local guide was available even during the off-season...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2014

    We stepped off the plane in Barrow Alaska - a tiny village with no way in or out except by air - a village that has the distinction of being the furthest north land in the USA, on the Arctic Ocean - and we thought...More

    Thank MillersAmerica
    Response from Monica F, Marketing Manager at Top of the World HotelResponded 10 October 2014

    Your gracious remark about the Top of the World Hotel as "first class" is appreciated. It is great that you felt as though you were treated like royalty. The hotel restaurant was glad to hear of your praise that made for your repeat business. The...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
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    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$190 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    "ask for a room with a view of the Arctic Ocean"
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    "Most travelers arrive in the Summer when the sun never sets. Make sure your window shades are in good..."
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    "Unless you have a reason, one night is adequate."
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    "I enjoyed the ocean view side of the hotel but the view of the town is very inviting as well."
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