Alaska Fishing & Lodging
PO Box 2357
Soldotna, AK 99669
Alt. Phone: 907-262-1521
Alaska Fishing with Mark Glassmaker
Soldotna, AK 99669
Alt. Phone: 907-398-6405
P O Box 570
Cooper Landing, AK 99572
Alt. Phone: 907-599-1313
P O Box 508
Sterling, AK 99672
Alt. Phone: 231-740-4360
Seward Harbor 360 Hotel
Indeed, the Harbor 360 Hotel has a pretty literal name: Located on Seward’s waterfront, this 90 room hotel offers stunning 360-degree views: You’ll see the Seward Small Boat Harbor and Resurrection Bay if you book a Harborside room, or the Kenai Mountains if you book a Mountainside room.
Kenai Backcountry Lodge
Season: Approximately Jun 1 to Sep 1
$1695+ all-inclusive packages
Staying at the remote Kenai Backcountry Lodge within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge offers a real taste of the wilderness. The lodge, located on a five-acre, private in-holding, began as a river-accessed hunting cabin back in 1935. Years later, the remodeled and expanded property is still road-free, and guests raft into the lodge. Alaska Wildland Adventures pride themselves on a ‘leave no trace’ style of eco-tourism.
Driftwood Inn presents a variety of lodging options, including hotel rooms, deluxe lodges, a family cottage, and an RV park—all of which have great views of Bishop’s Beach and Kachemak Bay. This family-owned and -operated inn and has free Wi-Fi, coffeemakers in most rooms, and a cozy lobby with a fireplace. And you’re within walking distance of coffee shops, bakeries, bookstores, and restaurants.
Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge
Season: Jun 1 to Aug 31
$2100+ all-inclusive packages
Owners Michael and Diane McBride have perfected the quintessential Alaskan experience. Immersion in beautiful wilderness, exploration and adventure, gourmet food, and rustic elegance all come together at this famous lodge that provides 10 staff for only 12 guests. The staff members can help you explore China Poot Bay through sea kayaking, hiking, sport fishing, tidepooling, and bird watching. All the excursions are fully guided, and you’ll learn about everything from glacial succession to tidepool invertebrates.
Seward Military Resort
Camping from $13, lodging from $76
Great access to Seward and fishing—and a great rate for anyone who is active or retired military, or a DoD Civilian. Set just inside the city limits in Seward, the Seward Resort is exclusively for the military community and their sponsored family or friends. The resort offers fishing charters in the summer, snowmobile tours in the winter and can help you get special prices on a variety of Seward-based tours and activities. You can also make use of fish-cleaning stations, vacuum sealing equipment, freezers and overnight shipping services for your catches. Room comes with private bathrooms, telephone, TV/DVD with cable, microwave and small refrigerator.
Ocean Shores Hotel
Season: May 1 to Sep 30
Not many hotels can say that every room has a great view, but Ocean Shores was designed that way. Each room features views of Kachemak Bay and the surrounding mountains. Just a short walk away, you can walk along the beach and go tidepooling. Or explore the nearby town of Homer.
Great Alaska Adventure Lodge
Season: June to September
$645+ // half day to multi-day excursions
Alaskan adventures and great lodging await at the Great Alaskan Adventure Lodge. This all-inclusive experience lets you drive or fly in to the property, which sits on 25 acres at the confluence of two rivers. An old homestead with cabins and luxury tent options, the lodge makes for a comfortable stay. You’ll also find an array of adventures—everything from great fishing to glacier cruising. The owners have been perfecting their itineraries for 30 years, so they’re bound to be adventures that you’ll remember for a lifetime.
Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge
Season: May 31 to Sep 4
This native Alaskan-owned lodge offers a unique wilderness experience. Set on Fox Island, it is accessible only by boat from Seward, and is a true escape from civilization. Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge has 8 cabins which do not have televisions; the focus here is on nature. Go out on a naturalist-guided walk, or take a kayak excursion and look for whales that swim right up to the shore. At the end of the day, enjoy the company of others around the campfire.
Orca Island Cabins
Season: May 10 to September 15
Leave from the Seward Boat Harbor and ferry out to a private one-acre island and remote peninsula 9 miles southeast of Seward in Humpy Cove. You’ll experience complete immersion in the wonders of wild coastal Alaska, and stay in spacious, bright yurts (circular, reinforced tent-like structures) that are also warm and comfy. Outside you’ll find private decks, as well as boardwalks and fire rings. They also provide complimentary sea kayaks, rowboat, and fishing gear.
Otter Cove Resort
Season: May – September
$100 / night
If you are looking for an Alaskan getaway that is beautiful, remote and rustic, Otter Cove makes the perfect destination. Located in Eldred Passage, a short water taxi trip from Homer, Otter Cove lets you explore this idyllic corner of Alaska by kayaking, hiking, wandering a beach, taking photos or just relaxing. You can even stay the night in Otter Cove’s cabins, nestled in the lush coastal forest off Kachemak Bay.
Seward Windsong Lodge
Season: May 16 to Sep 18
Alaska Native owned and operated, the Seward Windsong Lodge is a full-service lodge set in a glacier valley, surrounded by the forest. Just eight miles from Exit Glacier and four miles from Seward, the lodge offers a peaceful retreat from the bustle of downtown; a free shuttle provides access to town, tours, and transportation. Perhaps the best amenity, though, is the sound of the gentle flow of the Resurrection River from your room. No surprise, many guests say their best night of sleep during their entire Alaska trip happened right here. Evidence of Seward’s industrial side does appear in the area (i.e. a nearby gravel operation), but it doesn’t dominate the scenic beauty.
Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge
Season: Approximately Jun 1 to Sep 5
$795+ all-inclusive packages
Located within a 1700 acre native-owned wildlife sanctuary in the heart of Kenai Fjords National Park, the central lodge and 16 guest cabins of Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge have full views of Pedersen Glacier and easy access to wildlife-viewing adventures. The elegantly rustic lodge and secluded guest cabins pair modern comfort and environmental stewardship.
Ridgewood Wilderness Lodge
Season: May to September
$1300+ all-inclusive packages
Alaska’s Ridgewood Wilderness Lodge is a premier, full-service destination lodge in Halibut Cove – also renowned for Diana Tillion’s Cove Gallery, the Halibut Cove Experience Gallery, and the Saltry Restaurant. Alaska’s Ridgewood Wilderness Lodge is adjacent to the Kachemak Bay State Park, Kachemak Bay Wilderness Park, and the Kenai National Fjords. This is Alaska as you imagine it – an experience rich in both flora and fauna, a unique and remarkable natural heritage, and an exceptional journey from start to finish.
Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge
Season: May 17 to Sep 14
This 86-room lodge not only has endless views over a vast valley, but it also sits on the banks of the Kenai River, which teems with fish. With vaulted ceilings made of naturally finished wood, cozy sitting areas with wood-burning stoves and private porches, it’s easy to feel like the whole place is yours. The area is famous for its fishing, but you also have easy access to Kenai Fjords National Park, a wild land filled with glaciers, marine life and mountains. Go for a wildlife-viewing cruise, or just go for a stroll along the lodge’s own nature trail.
Kenai Riverside Lodge
Season: Approximately May 20 to Sep 15
$995+ all-inclusive packages
Looking for an intimate and accessible getaway with an authentic Alaskan feel? Alaska Wildland Adventure’s Kenai Riverside Lodge will fit the bill, with just 16 cabins set on the Kenai River, surrounded by 3,000-foot snow-capped mountains. This easy-access riverside lodge has a remote feel, but is still right on the road system. Meals are served family-style, creating a more intimate experience, and allowing you to mingle with fellow guests and your guides. Spend your day hiking, fishing, or strolling down a self-guided trail. At night, take in a
Lands End Resort
The Lands End Resort sits at the very tip of the Homer Spit, offering incredible views of Kachemak Bay and the Kenai Mountain Range. Take a walk along the beachfront, then head to the shops, bars, and restaurants along the spit. If the views are too beautiful to leave, enjoy a meal at the hotel’s Chart Room restaurant. When it’s time for activities, a helpful staff of locals can provide recommendations and book your excursions. Then pamper yourself at the full-service Land’s End Spa, which offers therapeutic massages, herbal wraps, facials, and other treatments.
Alaska Heavenly Lodge
Season: Approximately Feb 15 to Nov 13
Alaska Heavenly Lodge offers the best of both worlds: all the seclusion and luxury normally associated with fly-in lodges, as well as the affordability and convenience of being on the road system. Built in 1974, Alaska Heavenly Lodge is made up of three hand-hewn log cabins. The Main Lodge features a full kitchen, a 16-person dining room table, a comfy sitting area with a wood-burning fireplace, a loft library, and a deck overlooking the Kenai River. But it’s far from rustic: Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions, and a Jacuzzi bring the lodge fully into the 21st century.
Alaskan Odyssey Inn
A quaint town with some of the best scenery in Alaska: Seward makes most people’s must-stop list for any Alaska odyssey, and this small inn just outside town gives you easy access to all of it.
Opened in 2010, the five-room inn set on five acres is a 10-minute drive from downtown Seward, the city’s boat harbor and the famed Alaska Sea Life Center. Innkeepers More.
The Waterfront Suite is located in the most charming part of Seldovia on the historic wooden boardwalk. The one bedroom suite is a new timberframe construction with tasteful furnishings, antiques, and grand views. It’s all southern exposure, so it’s the warmest spot in town! Inside you will find a cozy interior with tall ceilings, king size bed, bathroom, and a More.
Just steps from the harbor the Central Suites are perfect for those who need some extra space and like the convenience of being close to everything; the grocery store, restaurant, tavern and harbor. This locally-owned inn is spacious, clean and each apartment-like suite is located on the second floor.
Whether it’s the one bedroom SunShine Suite, the one bedroom More.
Van Gilder Hotel
The Van Gilder Hotel started out in 1916 as an office building; it became a hotel in 1921. Today it offers a charming look back at Alaska’s early days, with some nice modern touches. Its location offers great access to downtown Seward; it’s within easy walking distance of restaurants and shops, and just two blocks from the Alaska SeaLife Center and the Seward Museum.
Summit Lake Lodge
An easy 90-minute drive from Anchorage, Summit Lake Lodge is a prime base for anyone who wants to spend a few days playing on the Kenai Peninsula. It’s a friendly atmosphere: owners Marty and June have been working with local tour operators for decades, and can direct you to whatever activities you want to do—fishing, kayaking, rafting, horseback riding, or golf. Lodge rooms have neither TVs nor phones (though you’ll find TVs in the cabins), so it’s easy to immerse yourself in the wilderness setting.
The Waterfront Cottage is a 4 bedroom rental located on the historic boardwalk of Seldovia. Upon entering you are greeted with cozy furnishings with a by-gone era feel. The southern exposure also guarantees that it is the warmest spot in town. Next door you will find boutique shopping and just around the corner is the charming Seldovia boat harbor. The Cottage is right on the More…
Alaska Dancing Eagles Vacation Cabin Rental
The cabin itself has been recently remodeled, is fully furnished, and can sleep 6 people. With nearby wilderness trails, kayak rentals, four wheeler rentals, fishing, and flightseeing opportunities – it is an ideal vantage point to explore Seldovia.