Grand Aleutian Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Aleutian Hotel Dutch Harbor
This is easily the best hotel in town as it is only one of two and the same people own both. The room was adequate but could use new carpet. The view from my room was wonderful, overlook the little bay immediately below and beyond the hotels back deck. My main complaint was their use of plastic lined fitted sheets. What do they think I am going to do? Pee the bed! They make you sweat at night. The bed would have been wonderful without it, with it, it was barely tolerable. The service was excellent, the restaurants overpriced as is the case most everywhere down here and the meals I had were just average although I didn't dine at the fine dining room on the 2nd floor. I thought I could get a decent price king crab meal here but at $50 for 1 1/2 pound serving, I don't think so, especially since it had to be last years crab. There are better local restaurants within walking distance that give more value for an acceptable meal.
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I have not researched why . . . maybe the flu or a ship sank or something, but I saw a lot of 1903.
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