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Waldo Arms Hotel

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Room & Suite (5)


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Free Internet
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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6011 Lake Rd., Kaktovik, AK 99747
Getting there
Barter Island Airport2 km
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I read many reviews of the Waldo Arms before traveling to Kaktovik, and was left wondering if I should pack a roll of duct tape, LOL!! Let me assure you, it is a fine place to stay while visiting the Alaskan Arctic. We were warm, well fed, and the staff was very nice. Our
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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 extremely helpful and kind! I can’t compare to
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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 clean and
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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 recommend. All rooms
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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 hotel! The hotel was
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Nice, warm, cozy room!
Room with TV
Bedroom light
shared bathroom.
Room with a view :D
"All rooms have their charm!"
"Rooms are assigned as available. If you are travelling solo, you may end up with a roommate. Restrooms and Showers are common are / shared."
"Just staying here is good you would not get better treatment in a five star hotel"
"ask Waldo for his best room"
"Haha, a good room here is that you should be happy if you can get a room."
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