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Reviewed 22 September 2016

First off, I just start this off with , I have only stayed in a couple of hostels and have good experiences with those... but we did not love this one. We stayed here while visiting Seward. We booked it for 2 nights, but my wife was not willing to stay another night so we move to a hotel. The...

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Madison Heights, Michigan
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Quaint little place . Very friendly and helpful staff . They helped me with trying to get my phone straightened out . They have me directions to the library . The rooms are what I expected . The bathrooms are what I expected . The location is somewhat convenient . I parked on the street and that worked out ....

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights and extended to 4 and then to 5 finally. It was really comfortable, clean, and friendly. Really knowledgeable staff, and great information around the hostel. Family business, which is really nice to visit.

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Thank Judith T
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stayed here for one night in July, 2016. We had an excellent stay. I note that some of the more mediocre reviews below make reference to the dorms. We stayed in a private room upstairs, just sharing the bathroom with one other room (we never had to wait for the bathroom). It did not cost much more for two...

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Thank Craig45
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Its for people with character, let me explain.. I was staying in a Dorm on the ground floor. The place is very well located, the action of downtown and the nightlife on the bay is not too far off, it's got a nice kitchen and a great patio. What needs a bit of upgrade are the maintenance of this place,...

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Thank DomSan
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I stayed here, in the 6 bed dormitory, in May 2016 during a two weeks backpacking trip. Location is good: approx 8-10 mins from the Kenai Fjords Tours, the Anchorage-Seward Bus stop and a mile from Safeway. The owner responds promptly to emails and queries. Approx USD 30/night. The bedsheet, from the owner, is clean. The place is reasonably neat...

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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Came here for some solo travel, I booked a private room. The room itself was a decent size, was supposed to be meant for three people but that's quite a stretch... There was a shared bathroom which was had an odd sewer scent to it, and the shower was a bit grimey and dirty. This place is fine if you...

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Thank Anna C
Penshurst, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We stayed in a lodging room, which had cooking facilitie. A shared a bathroom with one other room. Comfortable beds and not noisy. Hostel accommodation also available. Great value and very friendly and helpful owner

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Thank LEE S
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We stayed in an individual room and shared the bath with another room. The place was ok. I saw many backpackers stay there, but it was not very noisy at night. The bedding sets don't seem very clean, it's a hostel. But I got bitten five times that night on my neck and arm. We were nervous that we might...

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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

That's a great place to stay, dorms are very clean and the (swiss :-P ) host provides sheets for very confortable beds. Dorms are 6 places but everybody is polite so i had no problem to rest. Also the shared kitchen is clean and well equiped. We met lot of friendly people who i shared part of my trip with...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are conveniently located in downtown Seward, Alaska and offer the following types of accommodation:- Lodging Rooms, with a full and a twin size beds, kitchenette, shared bathroom- Hostel Private/Family Room, with a queen size bed, some with additional bunk bed, shared kitchen and shared bathroom- Hostel - Dormitory style accommodation, shared kitchen, shared bathrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moby Dick Hostel & Lodging

Address: 432 Third Avenue, P.O. Box 624, Seward, AK 99664
Region: United States > Alaska > Seward
Price Range: $29 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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“All dorms rooms are OK!”
 of 5 bubbles Aditya_RoyC, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Only 2 lodging rooms. Book early”
 of 5 bubbles leesD7168UQ, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms are chosen for you. as i said above, bring earplugs and eye-mask (midnight sun creeps into some of the rooms in summer months).”
 of 5 bubbles swb_rva, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you can afford it and want some extra privacy, go for a private room. It doesn't cost much more and is nice to have.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristinaD748, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If you are a three person occupancy, the room at the right at the top of the stairs I stayed in would accomodate you and there is a small kitchenette in the room with some utensils, coffee maker and coffee.”
 of 5 bubbles 526LindaO526, 9 Oct 2013 | Read review
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