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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 17 July 2015

This place is ok. The rooms were clean and tiny. But lights were very dim. We stayed only for one night so it was kind of ok for us. The location is good, it is very near (walkable) from seward harbor. The view outside the room was awesome. If you are looking for a place only for night stay then...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This property is not well maintained. There was gum on a chair, stuff on the floor not vacuumed, no pillowcase on one of the pillows and worst of all there were BEDBUGS. I was nailed pretty good on our two night stay in room 114, last weekend. See photo. Thats about 20% of the bites all over my body. I...

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We were made aware of this situation after the guest was checking out. We inspected the room from top to bottom and found nothing except for two mosquitos on the ledge. As a guest, I experienced bed bugs at one property and my wife and I found them throughout the room. We looked stripped everything and didn't find one sign....

Reviewed 13 July 2015

My husband and I had planned a fun filled 3 day weekend away for our anniversary. We had stayed at this hotel before and it was a bit cheesy but clean and a good value. When we arrived I noticed there was some sticky substance on the wall like (I hope) soda. The bathroom floor and tub were very dirty...

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here two nights. Room was clean. Nice view of the harbor, but the Seward baseball diamond was between us and water. It is a short hike to downtown and a short hike from the cruises. When we checked in the person behind the desk was not fluent in English and was a little hard to communicate with. If...

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Marshall, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We were upgraded to the Murphy's Inn from the Marina motel down the street that is owned by the same people. Room was clean and the view of the water was nicer than that from the Marina. Outside stairs were steep and no elevator was available. Shower was roomy and the beds were comfortable. Parking was free and located on...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

The hotel is walking distance to downtown. The room had a full kitchen (stove, full size refrigerator, microwave, and dishes). Friendly staff. The beds aren't too comfortable. Only one pillow. Breakfast is included from a restaurant 3 blocks down (the food at the restaurant is fair). The rooms are unique. Uses old fashioned keys.

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Anchor Point, Alaska
Reviewed 3 June 2015

If you want a basic room with no frills, but one that is very clean and has a good location in Seward, Murphy's is the place for you. Friendly staff, updated bathrooms, fridge, microwave, cable, wifi.

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Highland, California
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Fantastic view!!! Petya is so friendly and helpful. New microwave, fairly new sink, shower and toilet. Comfortable beds. Breakfast provided at a restaurant down the street. This isn't a five star Hotel but is an excellent Motel. Satellite TV and wifi. Can't beat the view!

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Wausau, Wisconsin
Reviewed 18 December 2014

This is an older hotel, but the staff was very welcoming and accommodating. We stayed there two nights. The beds were comfortable, the rooms were quiet, especially helpful after a long day out on the water! Highly recommend!

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 11 December 2014

WoW! Second floor facing the bay. Absolutely gorgeous! The room was clean and comfortable for our two night stay. It is close to dinning and an easy walk to tourist adventures. We saw a bunch of whales, dolphins, and sea birds during a whale watching cruse. In a pinch, we could watch the baseball game across the street at the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Murphy's Motel is located within a short walk to the Seward boat harbor. Offering great value for our customers. Our rooms all have queen beds, coffee makers, microwaves & refrigerators. Half of our rooms offer a spectacular view of Resurrection Bay, some with balconies. We also offer a Gas Barbeque Grill for our guests and a freezer for your fish. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Murphy's Alaskan Inn

Address: 911 Fourth Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
Region: United States > Alaska > Seward
Price Range: €70 - €186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Murphy's Alaskan Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Murphy`s Alaskan Hotel Seward
Murphys Hotel Seward
Murphy's Alaskan Inn Seward, Alaska
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