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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stayed here one night in the lodge closest to the main hall which was convenient,the main hall has the hotel reception,tour advice,cafe,restaurant ,souvenir shop and a lounge area.The staff were all very pleasant and helpful.Breakfast begins early to cater for tour buses.Very clean and quiet.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I loved our stay here. We stayed the night after the last day of the road lottery. Our room rate was low. We stayed in the lower campus. We had two rooms. One held a king size bed. The other was a sitting room with a pull out sofa. There was no fridge or microwave. I suspect this was on... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Location was spectacular! We love the mountains! Unfortunately we could only stay 2 nights. Hotel was in great location - close to other hotels, eateries and shops. All within walking distance however shuttle buses are available. Shuttle buses into the park are very easily accessible and very frequent. Hotel staff were very friendly - the cafe in the corner was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

DO NOT STAY HERE! They give you BED BUGS! I stayed at McKinley Chalet Resort for two night mid-September. During my stay I got many itching bites, which I thought was an allergy symptom. The bad symptoms didn't go away after taking allergy medicine and became worse when I got home. I went to the doctor, who told me they... More 

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Laurel, Mississippi
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Group of 4, myself, my husband, his 82 yr old father and 81 yr old aunt. Loved the whole cruise-land trip. The constant shuttles made it easy to get the elderly around the resort as did the ingenious room layout - 2nd floor room but no stairs to navigate . The views were spectacular and we loved meeting all the... More 

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here before starting our cruise. The rooms were great! The beds were so comfortable! Mostly, the scenery was breathtaking! You are surrounded by a rolling river , behind the resort, majestic mountains all around and a lovely resort with several choices for dining,some with firepits . This is a great resort that you should visit if... More 

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Crown Point, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

There is no lodging inside the Park, and this is a just a few miles outside the park entrance. There is a free regular shuttle bus from the resort to the park. The resort also has regular shuttles around the property. It sits just off the Nenana River, which was right behind our building. It is owned by Holland America.... More 

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Sag Harbor, New York
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were the fortunate ones to have perfect weather to view Denali. We enjoyed the resort, especially the rocking chairs around the fire pits. The HA staff at the info desk was most courteous and helpful. All of the travel and excursion parts went very smoothly.

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We were drawn for the road lottery & glad to have a room as the season was almost over & VERY few lodge options. The good: 1) Reasonable rate for room 2). Room was clean & ready when arrived at 3. Had a sitting area which helped buffer SOME of the noise of other guests/rooms. 3) limited cable & local... More 

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Tracy S, General Manager at McKinley Chalet Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay. I am so sorry that we missed the mark in multiple areas. We do try to provide a great experience to all who visit us. The service desk staff should definitely offered assistance if they were not assisting others, so we will review our standards with our team. I also understand the... More 

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Nice resort with nice suites. Living area, bathrooms, vanity area and bedroom. Property is so big they have buses running to take you from the main lodge to your room and all around the resort. River runs behind the cabins that you can walk to.

Thank Joy S

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Additional Information about McKinley Chalet Resort

Address: Milepost 238. 5, George Parks Hwy, Alaska, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
Region: United States > Alaska > Denali National Park and Preserve
Price Range: $342 - $568 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — McKinley Chalet Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 345
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“Book upstairs rooms to avoid hearing people walking on your ceiling!”
 of 5 bubbles G4439MDlisag, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was great except for the items I mentioned above - Bldg V, 2nd Floor”
 of 5 bubbles bigbie1980, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were in the "Cottonwoods" building, which has the best view of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Murphy5708, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some buildings are down the hill - closer to the outdoor shop square but farther from lobby. Upper level is more convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles cheetahguy, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great for visiting Denali.”
 of 5 bubbles 960jamesv, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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