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Glacier Bay Lodge

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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

First, hats off to the staff - the Aramark kids, NPS staff, concessionaires staff. They are doing their best with what they have to work with. Stayed there 3 nights at the end of July - intermittent tepid water for showers. At one point there...More

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Response from Jeff B, General Manager at Glacier Bay LodgeResponded 3 August 2015

First of all, thank you so much for the review and complimenting our staff. We have a great group of people who work very hard and are passionate about Alaska and guest service. During you stay we did have a major repair we had to...More

Reviewed 1 August 2015

Pros: very friendly staff and onsite park rangers, beautiful location!. Cons: no hot water, overpriced restaurant for only mediocre food, laundry mostly out of order, dark rooms wth uncomfortable beds. Seriously? Stay in Gustavus or stay just 1 night before the Glacier Bay Boat Tour...More

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Response from Jeff B, General Manager at Glacier Bay LodgeResponded 3 August 2015

We are happy to hear that you had excellent service from our staff, but disappointed to hear about the problems you encountered. We have resolved the hot water issue and we are planning some major upgrades for next season. If you come to Glacier Bay...More

Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

This lodge is in a good position to explore glacier bay, food choice was great and expensive lodge was clean and tidy rooms were ok. Couldn't see much of the bay from our rooms because to many trees in the way. The staff was ok...More

1  Thank greatwhiteswindon
Response from Jeff B, General Manager at Glacier Bay LodgeResponded 3 August 2015

Thank you for the review and we are glad to hear that you had a great time. Since you stayed, many trees have been cleared and the views are much better. Hopefully we will see you again someday. Jeff Bell General Manager

Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

This is the best place to stay in order to experience all that Glacier Bay has to offer. We stayed two nights in unit 40, farthest from the lodge, so very quiet, with a partly screened view of the inlet among the Sitka spruce and...More

1  Thank CanadianTraveler65
Response from Jeff B, General Manager at Glacier Bay LodgeResponded 3 August 2015

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and had great service from our staff. We have a great group of employees who are passionate about customer service and the park. Thanks for the feedback on the wifi. It comes off a satellite (there is...More

Reviewed 27 July 2015

Excellent for a rustic remote lodge! I would readily stay here again. Real wood planks for most of walls which I very much liked. Comfortable. Very clean. My 6' 4" very fussy and particular husband slept well in the sort double bed. Firm twin bed...More

Thank Stephanie E
Response from Jeff B, General Manager at Glacier Bay LodgeResponded 3 August 2015

We are glad to hear that you had a great time at the lodge and thank you for the thorough review. Reviews like this help your fellow travelers decide where to stay on vacation and what to expect, especially the no cell phones or TV...More

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US$207 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$207 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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elviraModesto
19 November 2016|
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Response from Rodney B | Reviewed this property |
As at most lodges within national parks, the food is somewhat expensive, in the $18 to $32 range. It's higher for more exotic meat. Generally, food is more expensive in Alaska because most of it has to be shipped in by boat... More
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There was a hairdryer. I needed one daily .
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"Must request bay view room. The views are limited from the rooms through the trees on the bank of the bay."
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"Ask for a room in the 16-21 block"
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"Ask for a room in the range 54-65. Great location."
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"Some rooms with views don't have great views"
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