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BEST WESTERN PLUS Edgewater Hotel
Ranked #3 of 14 Hotels in Seward
Anchorage, Alaska
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

This was a great place to stay, with an excellent view of the water, a nice breakfast, close proximity to everything in Seward, and a friendly staff. It was nice to have a comfortable place to sleep after adventuring in Seward all day. I highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Anchorage, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

Within walking distance to downtown Seward and Seward Sealife Center. Breakfast was not bad at all - just what we needed prior to taking the Kenai fjords tour. They have in-room air conditioners, which you don't usually see in Alaska. Our only complaint, which is minor, is the bed was a little too hard for us. But it was quiet and clean, so I give bonus points for that!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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TULSA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

All in all it was okay. The rooms, we got two, were small for the price but all things in Alaska are expensive. The only complaints we have after two nights was 1) i asked about the gym, i was told by the front desk that the manager was too lazy to go to the gym,a block away, which is where you walk, to get any passes so a staff member has to walk anybody that wants to work out and pay for a day pass for the guest. Not real happy staff members about that. Not to mention that this is a small area and it has a FOR SALE sign in multiple windows.

The choice of restaurants are multiple. There are a few within walking distance, a few blocks, sort of nice. You can also drive to the harbor area and have a few more choices and gift shop choices, which around the hotel there are a few as well. We ate at Christo's which is one that serves about everything. The prices were a bit high. Food was good. We had the 12" pizza's times three, as well as other things. If you order this, one 12" is enough for two, if not three small eaters.

Hotel is clean. Beds and pillows were good. Bathrooms are small, sink is outside the toilet and shower/tub. Window air conditioners throughout, but we opened the patio door and my in-laws used opened their window in the room. ?Breakfast was good, not much to complain about there. The darkness of the rooms, not!!!! The curtains do not shut completely, in our room or my inlaws. And in June, it does not get dark at night. We put a suit case to partially close out some light on the end by one of the beds.

Good and clean overall. Would use again.

Room Tip: Ask for either an ocean view or a balcony looking out over downtown and the mountains.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights with family including 2 children under 3 y/0. Great staff. Nice and clean rooms. Comfortable beds. Fast elevator. Can't say enough about it. It is pricey but everything in Seward is pricey. Probably won't be coming back to Seward but if I do I'll stay here.

Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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san diego, United States
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

Clean, odor-free, quiet room with good bed and decent shower. Location is good, 10-minute walk to town, around the block from good restaurants, one block from Aquarium. Free shuttle. If we return to Seward, we'll stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Oakland Park
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Room are depressing, very awkward room layout. You are in a small town and get small town quality. Has a "downtown" location so has a variety of food choices. Alaska generally has lower quality hotels than the rest of the country and while this one is clean and relatively comfortable it is a small town hotel. I prefer the Holiday Inn Express in the boat harbor, still small town but room are more comfortable.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Ocean Gate, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

No real complaints about this basic hotel, the rooms are decent, and the hotel staff was very nice. The hotel is not inexpensive by any means, but the location is pretty good, you can walk to several good restaurants and to the little downtown. I thought it was a nicer location than being uptown on the little boardwalk. The breakfast served was also good, but again pretty basic,and what you would expect at tis type of hotel.

Room Tip: We had a room overlooking the water, had a nice view.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: BEST WESTERN PLUS Edgewater Hotel
Address: 202 5th Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
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Region: United States > Alaska > Seward
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 14 Hotels in Seward
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Edgewater Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 76
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