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    Lancasters Backpacker Hotel

    McCarthy Ventures, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588-8998
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    • Very good63%
    • Average31%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible6%
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    Public Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    1 - 5 of 14 reviews

    Reviewed 24 August 2016

    If you want a 5-start-accomodation with all its perks, then this might not be what you are looking for- but then again, McCarthy might not be the right place for you altogether. We loved out stay the the Lancasters- the rooms very neat and clean,...More

    Thank Tschubidu
    Reviewed 5 August 2016

    You pretty much know what you are getting here. Its a room with twin beds or bunk beds, one electrical outlet, and bathrooms downstairs. The rooms were clean, the bathrooms would get very dirty by the end of the day though. I do think they...More

    Thank MeghanC731
    Response from AK400400, Owner at Lancasters Backpacker HotelResponded 12 August 2016

    Dear MeghanC731: Thank you for taking the time to review our Lancaster's Backpacker Hotel. We are glad you were able to join us in McCarthy! I am especially proud of the amazing staff that run our operation here - thank you for recognizing these great...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2016

    The room was clean but the shared bathrooms could use some work. The staff are super-friendly and helpful. My room had a bunk bed with two twins that worked fine. WAY over-priced for what you get. McCarthy has very few hotel/housing options so the prices...More

    Thank jengeogeek
    Reviewed 30 July 2016

    This is a backpacker hotel. You get a room with a bed and bathrooms down the hall. It is clean and the bed is comfortable. The rooms are about the same size of the rooms at Ma Johnson's. It is close to everything in McCarthy.

    Thank vagabond137
    Reviewed 1 July 2016

    Everything was just as described except the room was larger that we expected. The room was clean and comfy, staff was really nice and went out of their way to find me ice when I tweaked my knee hiking. We are retired and felt very...More

    Thank TwoMensMum
    About
    Hotel description
    Small backpacker hotel, simple private rooms.
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    Room Tips
    "Two-story bldg., 2nd story is quieter but bathrooms are on the first"
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    "Stay on second floor to avoid noise but will have to take stairs to restrooms on first floor."
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    "Book early. The season is very short and tour groups often stay there"
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