Set on a ridge above the small community of Talkeetna on the south side of Mt. Denali, the 212-room Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge offers unforgettable views of Denali and the Alaska Range, just minutes from adventures of a lifetime. Relax beside the 46-foot-tall river rock fireplace or shop for native art from villages across Alaska. Enjoy casual and fine dining featuring Alaska specialties and the best wine selection in the neighborhood.
Talkeetna Lodge Review
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Amenities at Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
The main lodge is grand with a 46-foot-tall river rock fireplace, couches and private tables and reading chairs. The on-site Tokosha Gift Shop features native art from villages across Alaska. Casual and fine dining options offer sustainably sourced Alaska specialties and a superb wine selection. Additional amenities include complimentary high-speed WiFi in rooms and common areas, coin-operated laundry facilities and a fitness center.
Dining at Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
Multiple dining options are available at Talkeetna Alaska Lodge, ranging from fine dining to casual and lighter fare. The Foraker Dining Room offers an exquisite menu featuring sustainably caught wild Alaska seafood and game, along with a dash of elegance but without the dress code. Base Camp Bistro is a family friendly restaurant with spectacular views, serving tasty appetizers, Alaska fish and chips, house-made meatloaf, salads and more. Base Camp Lounge is a full-service bar with a premium collection of liquors, handcrafted ales, an extensive selection of quality wines and signature cocktails, with an evening menu available as well. The Espresso Stand in the main lobby serves a selection of espresso drinks, hot and iced coffee brewed from locally roasted ground beans, homemade root beer, Thai tea, grab-and-go meal options and more.
Activities at Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
Adventure through the town of Talkeetna and enjoy the breathtaking views of Mt. Denali and the Alaska Range. Near the hotel are easy opportunities for hiking, sightseeing and a complimentary shuttle is available to take you to and from downtown. Because the lodge is nestled on a ridge above the frontier town of Talkeetna, optional activities like jet boat rides, fishing, hiking, biking, ziplining and flightseeing are just moments away.
Accommodations at Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
All 212 rooms are spacious, well-appointed and feature a full private bath, hair dryer, coffee maker, refrigerator, satellite television, telephone and wireless internet. Some Suites include additional features like a Jacuzzi bath, gas fireplace and living rooms with private views of Denali. There are six room categories available at Talkeetna Lodge, all of which have ADA options:
60 Guest Lodge Rooms are satellite rooms near the main lodge featuring double-sized beds, exterior entrances and views of the forest.
71 Main Lodge Rooms are in the main lodge with queen or king beds and views of the forest.
78 Mountain Side Rooms are in the main lodge with queen or king beds and views of Denali and the Alaska Range.
One Junior Suite is on the third level of the main lodge with views of Denali, an open floor plan and an ADA-compliant roll-in shower.
One Executive Suite is on the third level of the main lodge with views of Denali, gas fireplace, Jacuzzi bathtub and separate living room for added privacy.
One King Suite is on the third floor of the main lodge with views of Denali, double-room gas fireplace, Jacuzzi bathtub, kitchenette and separate living room for added privacy.