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Sandpoint, Idaho
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Arden's is our favorite of all the B&B's we've stayed at. It's because of a magnificent view, it's not because if the location, it's because from the moment we walked in the door, we felt at home. It was like arriving at a family members home to spend the weekend for the Holidays. To set the scene, I'm not a... More 

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Thank Justin W
Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Arden and her dad, Bill, were absolutely wonderful. Arden's place was a perfect location. We stayed there for 7 days in June 2015. From there we traveled to many sights and towns on the peninsula. Arden is a wealth of information on what hikes to take, places to visit and interesting tours. On top of all that, she is a... More 

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Laguna Woods, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Arden and her Dad welcomed us for an overnight stay. She offered to cook us dinner, a wonderful halibut dish. She is a fantastic cook and does catering as well. The room was spacious with a king bed. The bathroom was large and well appointed. Breakfast was bacon and eggs done just right.

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

This has been the absolute best part of our vacation. Friends had stayed here a couple of years ago and had recommended Arden's retreat and we booked without even looking the place up first! Boy am I glad we did. The best hospitality and food in Alaska I dare say. We were a family of 9 staying here and we... More 

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Woodland
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014

I stayed at Arden's Kenai Lake Escape several times this past summer and autumn. The food was consistently excellent, Arden is an award-winning chef. The company was a mixture of fishermen, tourists and workers from across the country, with a few international travelers as well. All were welcomed, and many were there for a second or third stay, which speaks... More 

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Thank Jerry W
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

I stayed at this lovely place with my husband in the last week of May/14. I could not have been happier with this place. Arden was the nicest host we had on our 2 weeks trip. She even gave us gloves and hats etc when we were going for our kenai fjords tour!! We would have frozen if she had... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I had an engineering consulting assignment in the area and was very lucky to find this place. Kenai Lake Escape is a full-service lodge with personalized service and menus. If you are fishing the Kenai or just looking for a quiet retreat, this is the best! A home-like atmosphere and good conversation. The owner, Arden Rankins, is a great resource... More 

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Alaska
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2013

My recent stay at Kenai Lake Escape totally blew my expectations I knew Cooper Landing, Alaska was going to be amazing and the trout fishing off the chart. However, my stay at KenaI Lake Escape made the entire trip awesome. Arden (Host/owner) totally created personalize menus of Alaskan fare that everyone in my group loved. Her lodge is filled with... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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100 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2013

If you plan to fish the upper or middle Kenai River areas, check to see if Arden Rankins has a vacancy here and if meals are available also during your stay, as she is a great cook. If you prefer to do your own cooking, there is a complete kitchen in the first floor area along with three or four... More 

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Address: 34343 E. Quartz Creek Road, Cooper Landing, AK 99572
Region: United States > Alaska > Cooper Landing
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Kenai Lake Escape Cooper Landing, Alaska
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“Upstairs for a view of the lake, downstairs for private access. All are clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles JerryW817, 12 Oct 2014 | Read review
“You have your choice of a single room or a whole floor, with full kitchen and large central room for a group, meeting or a conference.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelingEngineer275, 14 Oct 2013 | Read review
“The main suite had everything we needed for our group. Our private kitchen was set up for a large group. Private bathrooms, private access. Great drift boat parking.”
 of 5 bubbles birddogtravel, 2 Oct 2013 | Read review
“For groups of four or more the downstairs area is more private & ideal.”
 of 5 bubbles danielt2011, 20 Jun 2013 | Read review
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