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Waldo Arms Hotel

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Reviewed October 19, 2017

I only spent one night the hotel is what you expect for remote Alaska. The food is good for everything thing being flown in, I was happy and surprised to even have a salad. But what really made the stay was the staff. Everyone was...More

Thank Loren E
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The Waldo Arms Hotel has been in Kaktovik for years and it shows it's age both inside and out. But everything works(well almost everything, our bedroom ceiling light didn't); the plumbing, tv, heat, etc. worked well for the 4 days we were there. Overall, very...More

1  Thank William S
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The food was yummy and the cook was pretty flexible. Marilyn was very hospitable with some super awesome stories. The hotel was nice and warm and provided everything we needed. I stayed here while I was touring with Akook Arctic Adventures - which I highly...More

Thank aaahsum
Reviewed January 19, 2017

We spent our 5year wedding anniversary out in Kaktovik this past September. We read the trip advisor reviews and saw the photos. The photos can make anyone a little questionable. We were ready for an adventure and an adventure we got, but not with the...More

2  Thank Laura G
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

This is my third year in a row at the inimitable Waldo Arms in Kaktovik, Alaska...and it just gets better and better every time. As someone else wrote...you don't go to the Arctic for a luxury resort vacation, but Waldo's is the closest you can...More

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Free Internet
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Location
United States > Alaska > Kaktovik
Also Known As
Waldo Arms Hotel Kaktovik, Alaska
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Traveller (44)
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Steve K
March 7, 2017|
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Response from mommadoc1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure it is completed. Very important if you do not want to be stranded there or locked out!
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AllSeven7Continents
September 14, 2015|
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Response from mommadoc1 | Reviewed this property |
You should arrange boats before you arrive. Steve at a kook is great. Food is hearty. Meals usually have a salad!
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kerrie s
November 15, 2014|
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Response from mommadoc1 | Reviewed this property |
Might be a little late for bears.
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Room Tips
"All rooms have their charm!"
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"Rooms are assigned as available. If you are travelling solo, you may end up with a roommate. Restrooms and..."
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"Just staying here is good you would not get better treatment in a five star hotel"
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"ask Waldo for his best room"
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