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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2012

I spent three nights at the Swan Nest Inn, and had a very different experience from most reviewers. The picture from the street looks very nice, but upon arriving, realized the first floor is an abandoned space, with rags stuffed under the door to keep the cold or mice out.To reach the B & B, you must climb some shabby... More 

3 Thank Needleworkerlinda
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We spent three nights in a cozy room at A Swan Nest Inn. Rooms were small but very comfortable with a desk and chair and a closet large enough to put away all your luggage. Internet connection was great.. We loved the location which allowed us to walk along the bay to our fjord cruise, to the Sea Life Center,... More 

Thank KathrynG
Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2012

I spent the last three weeks in Seward for work and stayed at The Swan's Nest. I was absolutely impressed with how cozy and convenient it is. The view is also great! Heather (the manager) made my stay very comfortable and she bakes amazing fresh bread and scones every morning. Havin such a nice place to stay helped my work... More 

1 Thank Emily C
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 9 July 2012

My husband and I stayed here for one night and were totally delighted with the accomodations. Nick and Heather were wonderful hosts, the room was clean and unique and the location was perfect. It was the nicest night we stayed in Alaska. We would certainly stay here again if we go back to Seward.

Thank PigtailHarley
Fort Collins, CO
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2012

The reason for ONLY four stars: I save the fifth for close to once-in-a-lifetime places. Great bed, very clean, owner Tom a great host; we would have loved to have spent more time talking with him. Having a wood-burning stove on a rainy night was a huge plus! Nothing can beat the view of Resurrection Bay. We were a little... More 

Thank Soon_to_be_retired
Honolulu, Hawaii
1 review
Reviewed 8 October 2011

This is the only place I'll stay in Seward. The rooms and facilities are excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful. Great views and access to the beach and local shops. This is not a stuffy cold hotel! It was very nice to have a warm and roomy dining lounge area for meals with views of Resurrection Bay and... More 

Thank Sue B
Monrovia, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2011

My husband and I stayed at A Swan Nest Inn for 3 nights in August 2011. We had a cute quaint room overlooking Resurrection Bay, decorated with unique timber furniture and local artwork. The bedroom and bath were spotlessly clean, but very small which might be a problem for large people. We thought it was fun with its wall ladder... More 

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Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2011

I booked a room here for a night after reading the positive reviews. However, upon arrival, we were told that we had been "upgraded" to a bed and breakfast down the street owned by the same people. This turned out to be just a room in the owner's house, and did not include breakfast. I wouldn't recommend staying at a... More 

2 Thank sun425
Sparks, Nevada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2011

If you are looking for an Alaskan experience, on the second floor of a historical building, that has a remarkable view of Ressurection Bay from the large cherrie dining room with a wood stove, then this is a great place to spend a night, a week or a month (as we did) of your holiday. The artistic home made furniture... More 

Thank reg and pam w
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2011

A mixed bag - the homemade breakfast with freshly baked pastries was a plus, as was the beautifully carved furniture in the rooms, both made by the owner, a friendly and knowledgeable host. On the other hand, the room was smaller than any Manhattan hotel room I'd ever been in, and it wasn't cheap. Lugging luggage up a long outside... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about A Swan Nest Inn

Address: 504 Adams Street, P. O. Box 905, Seward, AK 99664
Region: United States > Alaska > Seward
Price Range: €129 - €237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Only stay in a room with a window you can see out of”
 of 5 bubbles BorisSWort, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms off the breakfast area may be louder in the AM, be aware if you like to sleep late.”
 of 5 bubbles melissaluchau, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are upstairs. Rooms away from common area are more private. Harbor view is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles sandye73, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Find out exactly which room you will be staying in e.g., view? in kitchen area??”
 of 5 bubbles millermaid, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“rooms 7 and 8 are probably the worst. And you have to carry your bags upstairs so not a good choice for those who find this difficult.”
 of 5 bubbles 1980_Traveler_Girl, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
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