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Seward Birdhouse and famous Mount Marathon
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36 reviews
Seward Birdhouse and famous Mount Marathon
Mount Marathon and Race Point, site of world famous Mt Marathon Race
Bald Eagle shingle art on front
East deck and flowers
Full kitchen
full kitchen with gas range, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster,  dishwasher
Cheery dining area with view of beautiful Mt Alice
Cheery dining area
comfy leather couch, host photography
free front loader washer and dryer
queen bed, room darkening curtains and shades, luggage racks, reading lamps
wrought-iron spiral stairs to loft
twin beds, room-darkening shades, reading lamps, rocking chair
desk, luggage racks, books and toys
twin beds and desk
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Seward, Alaska
Enjoy your visit to Seward, Alaska and stay at the Seward Birdhouse, your nest away from home! Cute and cozy stucco cottage, conveniently located in town with beautiful views of the mountains and ocean. Two blocks from the beach and historic downtown.

Completely furnished with full kitchen, free laundry, cable TV, WIFI. queen bed, two twin beds. Photographs and artwork by host decorate the Birdhouse. Parking on-site. No smoking, no pets.

Driving Directions: Seward Highway 9 changes to Third Avenue in town. Turn left on Madison Street, drive two blocks and turn right on Fifth Avenue. The Seward Birdhouse is the second house on the right at 433 Fifth Avenue.

Note: the Fourth of July holiday requires a minimum 3-day booking that includes the nights of July 3, 4, and 5th.
About the Owner, Carol G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 48 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 36 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Email is a great way to communicate before and during your stay. A land-line phone with an answering machine is monitored frequently.
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Excellent - based on 36 reviews
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Lesli V
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Our first Trip Advisor rental and we were very happy with the spotless, comfortable, and adorable home. It has a gorgeous view out the kitchen window. Very well stocked with coffee, cocoa, popcorn and more. Comfortable beds with nice linens. Plentiful snowy white towels. True blackout shades in the downstairs bedroom were very much appreciated. Carol is an accommodating and...

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Thank you so much to my 5-star guests! Carol

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Zime15
Ra'anana, Israel
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Great stay in the cottage. It is compact but generously equipped and has everything you need. There are instructions for each device and activity. The inside seems new and in excelent conditions. The cottage is in a quiet location towards the end of seward center, yet close to the harbor. Would definitely recommend it.

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Thank you so much!

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Elizabeth...
Durham, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Extremely clean, with everything you need. Well-equipped kitchen, with coffee provided. Washer, dryer, and laundry detergent provided. Very comfortable. View of water and mountains. Walking distance to Alaska SeaLife Center and waterfront. Blackout curtains in bedroom for those long summer days.

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
For the comfort of all our guests, the Seward Birdhouse is a no-smoking, no pets lodging. Note that the upstairs twin beds are accessed by a wrought iron spiral staircase which...
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
£171
US$225
£171
US$225
£1,195
US$1,575
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please note there is a 3-night minimum stay for the Fourth of July holiday that includes at least July 3 and July 4. Thank you.
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About the neighbourhood
The Seward Birdhouse is conveniently located in the heart of Seward with parking on-site. Enjoy spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains and Resurrection Bay from the front and famous Mt Marathon to the back.

2 blocks south is the historic downtown, restaurants, and shops. The beach is also 2 blocks away where the gentle paved path along the oceanfront leads one way to the community playground and Alaska Sealife Center, and the other direction to the Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center, harbor shops and restaurants, and tour boats. Forest and mountain trails beckon a short walk to the west.

Be sure to visit Kenai Fjords National Park by boat, drive out to Exit Glacier for a ranger-guided or self-guided walk on the trails, visit our new community Library/Museum and learn...
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Getting around
A rental car is the most convenient way to get around to all the sights.

Exit Glacier is also serviced by Liquid Adventures with hourly trips.

The Alaska Sealife Center is a nice walk along the waterfront path, part of the National Historic Iditarod Trail, or straight south on Fifth Avenue 3 blocks and over one.

Downtown shopping and restaurants are only two blocks away.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Anchorage Airport: 193.0 km
Railway: Alaska Railroad Seward Depot: 0.8 km
Ferry: Alaska Marine Highway, Homer : 283.0 km
Driving Directions: Seward Highway 9 changes to Third Avenue in town. Turn left on Madison Street, drive two blocks and turn right on Fifth Avenue. The Seward Birdhouse is the second house on the right at 433 Fifth Avenue.

Alaska Railroad: The train arrives at 11 am, so you will have several hours before you can check in. There is a luggage storage service in town, and taxi service. A free shuttle stops at the Depot every 30 minutes and makes a loop through town.

Cruise ship: The cruise ship dock is located at the end of Port Avenue. The free shuttle stops here every 30 minutes, there is also taxi service.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby.
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