The Van Gilder Hotel

Address: 308 Adams St., Seward, Alaska, 99664, United States | Hotel
 
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      Why people on vacation are awesome!

      A travel blog entry by amandalynn88 on Aug 08, 2014

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      ... and the wind picks up. That's when we issue weather warnings. We let each guest know that the seas are a little rough and chance of sea sickness is increased. Our boats are completely safe, we issue the warnings for the passengers comfort. At that time they have three options; cancel their tour for a full refund, go on the tour with the chance that the boat may turn around if there are a lot of sea sick passengers, or switch to a ...

      Fireworks, lots of hikes and where to go next

      A travel blog entry by amandalynn88 on Jul 07, 2014

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      ... for winter jobs that I might be interested in? I'm totally open to ideas as long as its somewhere cool and I get the chance to learn something or experience something new! I think I really like this seasonal job kind of life. I have met so many awesome people here and it's always exciting to meet more!  My list of things to accomplish while in Alaska keeps growing, even as I keep checking things off the list! Here's some ...

      Getting on the ship/Ship Review

      A travel blog entry by mollanjake on Jul 04, 2014

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      ... and I off at the ship and for him to return the car. He didn't like my plan, so we all returned the car and took the Hertz shuttle back to the ship. The shuttle driver was nice and explained that there was a shuttle that ran btw the town and ship.

      Check is was a breeze! We followed the lines labeled for gold and I don't think we waited at all. A pleasant gentlemen checked- us in and sent us on our way. I thought it was funny, but the check-in/customs ...

      Train to Seward

      A travel blog entry by karenpgh on Jul 02, 2014

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      ... s favorite excursion. We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Seward. The luggage went directly from the train to the hotel which was nice. Using points, I had reserved a harbor side balcony room. We used the balcony a lot for the two nights we were there. I loved watching the boats and people come in with their catches. We also got a good view of the 4th of July Fireworks. Both nights we ate at Chinook’s which is right next door as wonderful, wonderful seafood served ...

      A rainy Monday morning...

      A travel blog entry by amandalynn88 on Jun 16, 2014

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      Hi  It's not surprising that it is raining today. It rains about 5 days a week in Seward. However it's just past noon and I have already completed a 4 mile run, a 2 mile walk to the post office (luckily a friend gave me a ride home) and now I have coffee steeping in a French press. Originally I had other plans today but I'll get back to that in a minute. Yesterday was another fun adventure, so I'll start there. As part of my job at KFT I work in a different ...