We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Renfro's Lakeside Retreat

    27177 Seward Hwy, Seward, AK 99664
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Traveller (128)
          Room & Suite (57)
          Pool & Beach (6)
          Alaska Creekside Cabins
          204 reviews
          #2 of 44 Speciality lodging in Seward
           
          Hotel Seward
          534 reviews
          #4 of 14 hotels in Seward
           
          Summit Lake Lodge
          329 reviews
          #1 of 2 Speciality lodging in Moose Pass
           
          Trail Lake Lodge
          82 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Moose Pass
           
          Overview
          • Excellent87%
          • Very good11%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “kenai lake” (19 reviews)
          “paddle boats” (17 reviews)
          “fire pit” (24 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Restaurant
          3.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          {"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
          Alaska Creekside Cabins
          204 reviews
          #2 of 44 Speciality lodging in Seward
           
          Hotel Seward
          534 reviews
          #4 of 14 hotels in Seward
           
          Summit Lake Lodge
          329 reviews
          #1 of 2 Speciality lodging in Moose Pass
           
          Trail Lake Lodge
          82 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Moose Pass
           
          Rooms
          Jul 9Jul 10
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Seward hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f561ca08774249babe3c5b3c6cf0c9a6", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":125540,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"f561ca08774249babe3c5b3c6cf0c9a6","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Renfro's Lakeside Retreat","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImY1NjFjYTA4Nzc0MjQ5YmFiZTNjNWIzYzZjZjBjOWE2IiwiQUlLIjoiZjM5MDJkYzgzY2I4NGY5ODhkNDllODJhODI2NWY1ZmIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx"},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message"},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx"},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (239)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          There are newer reviews for Renfro's Lakeside Retreat See the most recent reviews

          11 - 15 of 239 reviews

          Reviewed 16 May 2017

          We had another wonderful experience at Renfro's. Three beautiful days on Kenai Lake. The dogs enjoyed the beach and we enjoyed the peace and quiet of spring. Do not miss this place. It is my favorite Alaska getaway.More

          Thank AlaskanSon
          Response from Gary G, Owner at Renfro's Lakeside RetreatResponded 18 May 2017

          "Still the best Alaska lakefront cabins" - that is a great complement that encourages me to do more! I will continue to improve the property as time and money permits. I am glad I am able to share such a beautiful place with so many...More

          Reviewed 14 May 2017

          this place was amazing! Photogenic, great cabin in the woods, great getaway to disconnect from the city. No wifi in the cabins, but suitable for us to just disconnect. The cabin was clean, loved the upstairs bed, and great details like charging ports etc and...More

          Thank LloydsInn
          Response from Gary G, Owner at Renfro's Lakeside RetreatResponded 16 May 2017

          I am pleased you found a place to disconnect and enjoy the beauty the area has to offer. I always appreciate comments on the extra details within the cabins and Retreat itself. I believe you are the first to take note of the charging ports...More

          Reviewed 7 October 2016

          Gary is really nice!! He helped us in everything we needed, and we came from ver far away... Spain!! The campground and the environment are really beautiful and relaxing. Clean, with all services, it´s just what you need on your vacation. Without a doubt, a...More

          Thank dbjl83
          Response from Gary G, Owner at Renfro's Lakeside RetreatResponded 3 February 2017

          We are all just one big family on this planet we call earth. With that in mind, Spain is not that far away. I am glad you found your stay beautiful, relaxing and clean. Please come again and thank you for the complements!

          Reviewed 5 October 2016

          We spent the night at Renfros last summer. I have only recently been starting to leave reviews on trip advisor so it says august 2016 but it was actually August 2015. My husband, son and two daughters travelled here from Wasilla for a vacation with...More

          Thank richsgirl0210
          Response from Gary G, Owner at Renfro's Lakeside RetreatResponded 3 February 2017

          Unforgettable memories is what it is about! To share this beauty we call Alaska and our little piece of it with family is even more special. It is always great to hear our guests describe how they were impressed by the Retreat and surrounding beauty....More

          Reviewed 2 October 2016

          We stayed in September and was in cabin 5. What a peaceful time to be there. We had the lake to ourselves! The cabin was very clean and well taken care of. The bed is up a spiral staircase. The cabin has a microwave, stove,...More

          Thank 17lize
          Response from Gary G, Owner at Renfro's Lakeside RetreatResponded 8 February 2017

          The end of the season - yes very peaceful with less commotion where you can just watch the eagles soar over the lake off your front porch. It sounds as if you partook in quite a few of the amenities including with the Retreat. I...More

          Alaska Creekside Cabins
          204 reviews
          #2 of 44 Speciality lodging in Seward
           
          Hotel Seward
          534 reviews
          #4 of 14 hotels in Seward
           
          Summit Lake Lodge
          329 reviews
          #1 of 2 Speciality lodging in Moose Pass
           
          Trail Lake Lodge
          82 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Moose Pass
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$103 - US$205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 18
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com and Priceline so you can book your Renfro's Lakeside Retreat reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • United States >
          • Alaska >
          • Seward
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (128)
          Room & Suite (57)
          Pool & Beach (6)
          Dining (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (79)
          Family and Play Areas (4)
          Nearby
          Nearby Restaurants
          Trail Lake Lodge Restaurant
          69 reviews
          14.80 km away
          Chinooks Waterfront Restaurant
          1,458 reviews
          26.82 km away
          Ray's Waterfront
          1,345 reviews
          26.91 km away
          Woody's Thai Kitchen
          208 reviews
          27.75 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Kenai Fjords National Park
          1,187 reviews
          23.83 km away
          Exit Glacier
          595 reviews
          25.13 km away
          Scenic Mountain Air
          10 reviews
          14.62 km away
          Harding Ice Field Trail
          136 reviews
          25.72 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Jacqueline_Cheung
          How far are you from the Seward cruise port passenger terminal in Seward?
          3 July 2016|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from Gary G | Property representative |
          Thank you for your recent inquiry. We are 20 miles to the North of Seward where the Cruise Ship Terminal is located. Thank you, Gary
          0
          Votes
          Snowstryder
          Are any wheelchair accessible?
          11 May 2016|
          Answer
          Response from Gary G | Property representative |
          Thank you for your recent inquiry. Unfortunately we are not wheelchair accessible in the cabins. Thank you for your question!
          0
          Votes
          Yve S
          Hi, silly question but is there a restroom with a shower in all the cabins? Thanks
          12 June 2015|
          Answer
          Response from Gary G | Property representative |
          Thank you for your recent inquiry. Yes, all our cabins are equipped with running water, electricity and individual bathrooms in your cabin that include a shower. Many also enjoy on demand hot water systems so you never run... More
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "Cabin #1 was the best!"
          Read review
          "great views"
          Read review
          "Lakeside cabins are THE BEST!"
          Read review
          "Water front cabins are newer and nicer then the others."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing