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    Ma Johnson's Hotel

    101 Kennicott Avenue, P.O. Box MXY, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
    (907) 554-4402
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    Traveller (134)
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    Dining (7)
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good24%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 23 May 2012

    My wife and I stayed at Ma Johnson's hotel this past weekend. What a delightful little jewel and the end of a long and bumpy road. Neal and his Staff are friendly and most welcoming. the rooms charming, cleand and a joy to stay in....More

    Thank dg48
    Reviewed 21 September 2011

    When we (2 couples) began planning our month long trip to Alaska last January, I talked with Neal, owner of Ma Johnsons. Although we normally want private bathrooms, the lure of the antiques/unique experience and Neal's assurances made us trust his judgement - and we...More

    1  Thank Bill And Caroly... K
    Reviewed 18 September 2011

    I was on tour with 7 other people but I am a solo traveller and one of the places that we stopped at was McCarthy.I loved McCarthy.McCarthy and Kennicott go hand in hand but there is so much to explore at McCarthy.McCarthy is a blast...More

    Thank KeenTraveller12372
    Reviewed 11 September 2011

    In the McCarthy/Kennecott Alaska and Mine area there are a few choices for accommodations and food. This review is specifically rating Ma Johnson's. However, I am adding comments regarding food choices and accommodation differences. We were so pleased with our stay at Ma Johnson' s...More

    1  Thank inluvwithAK
    Response from AK400400, Owner at Ma Johnson's HotelResponded 16 September 2011

    Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and saloon. After Labor Day, our McCarthy Lodge dining is closed for the season. The saloon does open at a later time in the morning after labor day. We enjoy the shoulder season as it...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2011

    My husband & I stayed here with an adventure travel group and thoroughly enjoyed the unique atmosphere and ammenities of Ma Johnson's Hotel in McCarthy. This community truly epitomizes the wild Alaskan frontier of a century ago when the CR & NW RR laid tracks...More

    1  Thank Corry H
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    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$110 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
    • Location
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    • Alaska >
    • Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve >
    • McCarthy
    • Also Known As
    • Ma Johnson's Hotel McCarthy, Alaska
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    Traveller (134)
    Room & Suite (15)
    Dining (7)
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    10 June 2017|
    Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
    Please contact the hotel reception for Dog friendly room availability. Thee is a 20 Lb weight limit.
    Greg M
    14 November 2016|
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    Response from Helen B | Reviewed this property |
    No. The hotel is only open seasonally. Check their website for dates.
    4 July 2016|
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    Response from AK400400 | Property representative |
    It seems to be in the 70's during the day for most of July. Averages are kind of difficult in our area because the mountain ranges (3 converge around the towns of McCarthy & Kennicott) - these mountains create micro... More
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    "I was lucky with pricing cos I was so early in the season; the location of the hotel made everything so easy"
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    "1st floor is quieter"
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    "Not all rooms have a sink"
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    "Rooms with two beds may be larger"
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