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Sgt. Preston's Lodge

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Lawrence, Kansas
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Don't judge by outside appearance. Booked this on line, but upon arrival, from the outside and the lobby, was afraid I had made a big mistake. Not so once inside the NEWLY refurbished rooms . Very nice, clean, new from the wall studs out. Not the largest rooms but plenty of room for two. Would definitely stay again!

Thank spencers1621
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Somewhere there is a sign that states "Alaska closed mid-September to mid-May. I was stuck in Skagway on my way home from Whitehorse, Yukon. Fortunately Sgt. Preston's Lodge is open in October. The rates are good for this area and the rooms are very nice. Clean and comfortable with a very good bed. I highly recommend staying with these friendly...

Thank Rodney H
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a really good motel to stay if you happen to spend the night in Skagway, Alaska. I saw two of their rooms and they were much better than what I expected. From the outside, it may look bad. However, you may be surprised with the excellent condition inside it. Small fridge in the rooms, spacious bathroom ( I...

Thank Dulciano C
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Was a fantastic time. Room was clean and very comfortable. Recommend this hotel highly to everyone. Located in heart of Skagway. No need for a car in Skagway. Bathroom was modern and updated. Very clean and quiet area. Beds were clean and comfortable, room had 2 queen size beds.

Thank Iris F
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Nice family owns this. We stayed in two different rooms at two different times. Very homey and comfortable. The newer addition in the back probably is in better shape, but my husband enjoyed all the carpentry work done in the older wing. Very nice!! It was like going to visit in your best friend's house. Lobby is open for coffee...

Thank RetiredSecretary
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I had a nice stay at this motel, the room was super clean and inviting. Once in the room there is a big double bed, bedside tables, television, dining table and a heater, through to the bathroom there's a bath with shower over the top and obviously a sink and toilet, there was also some toiletries provided such as; shampoo,...

Thank Sarah F
El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Room was very nice, quiet and comfortable and clean. The office area was a bit of a mess but this adds to the character of the place. Office area has a fairly extensive "leave a book/take a book" area - nice! Staff are all wonderful folks. Overall, would definitely recommend Sgt. Preston's Lodge. Walking distance to everything. Oh wait, this...

1Thank Kurt M
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I enjoyed my stay at Sgt Preston's. If you like a small eclectic place and a chance to chat with the owners you'll be comfortable here. Nothing fancy but clean and cozy. I felt welcome. Hiked the Chilkoot trail so I started and ended my visit to Skagway here. Skagway is small and walkable and this hotel is centrally located.

Thank GMWisconsin
Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Very central. When I drove to the lodge, the outside left me a little unsure. I went into the lobby to check in and the owners were there, very friendly and very helpful. When I went to go check on my room, I was pleasantly surprised. The room offered everything I needed, comfortable bed, place to put my luggage and...

Thank qc_at_heart
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Close to mainstreet. They pick you up at train Station. Very Clean rooms Free coffee In the room you have: fridge, microwave and enough space. Only a small table and a chair is missing. Outside there is a table and a chair. Very friendly staff. Only a very short walk from the mainstreet away.

Thank kokanee7

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sgt. Preston's Lodge

Address: 370 6th Avenue, Skagway, AK 99840
Region: United States > Alaska > Skagway
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Sgt Prestons Hotel
Sgt Prestons Motel
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“Do not rely on wi-fi, choose this motel to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles DulcianoC, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Older rooms are closer to the lobby where you can go for morning coffee.”
 of 5 bubbles RetiredSecretary, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Had a room on the 7th Ave side - was a fair amount of traffic early in the evening but almost no traffic by bed time.”
 of 5 bubbles KurtM882, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles sgrundy55ply, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I would stay again”
 of 5 bubbles stevepencz, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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