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Alaska's Ridgewood Wilderness Lodge

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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is an excellent family run business. They go the extra mile for all of their guests. It starts with a real family cooked meal from scratch and outstanding bag lunches. You will never eat like this any place else! You then get to decide...More

Thank wholycow
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We greatly enjoyed the experience and friendliness of this lodge which is run as a family business by longstanding residents of Ismailof island. The story of establishment of the lodge is fascinating as is the island orientation about residents and their businesses. We were particularly...More

Thank russellwatkinson
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The views were amazing. Everything was clean and so well prepared. The food was unbelievable and the family made us feel very welcome. It was wonderful having family member as our guide for a hike and kayak trip. We will definitely be going back.

Thank HeatherO1878
Reviewed 25 May 2017

You feel like you are home when you stay here. The most amazing hosts and delicious homemade food from scratch. You sit an eat most meals at the table with the family and learn how the locals live. My favorite part was feeding the bald...More

Thank Nicole K
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay at the Ridgewood Lodge! It was a "staycation" for us, but it felt worlds away! The view is amazing, the food was wonderful and you couldn't ask for more friendly hosts! We felt so at home and relaxed during our stay!...More

Thank Brittney V
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Hotel description
Soak up the Alaskan wilderness with your hosts Kevin & Lucinda Sidelinger, at this intimate, timber framed lodge on Ishmailof Island adjoining Kachemak Bay State Park, part of the Kenai Peninsula Mountain Range. Enjoy three gourmet meals a day, and highly personal attention with majestic scenery, miles of beaches, and secluded salt water coves right out the front door.
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Downstairs room could be a bit noisy from people above particularly when showering"
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"All rooms are bedrooms inside of the owners house."
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"We stayed in the large upstairs room which was away from the other rooms on the main floor of the lodge."
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"All the rooms are great and each has a private bath."
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