Denali Lakeview Inn

Mile 1.2 Otto Lake Road, Healy, Alaska, 99743, United States | Inn
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This inn is located on Mile 1.2 Otto Lake Road, Healy.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsDenali Lakeview Inn Healy

    Reviewed by kraftadventures

    Denali Lakeview is peaceful

    Reviewed May 25, 2013
    by (2 reviews) Denver , United States Flag of United States

    We had a large spacious room on the second floor and we were pleasantly surprised of how quiet it was. This place is simple no frills but the view and serenity is unmatched. I would not recommend for families with children because everyone staying here was a couple looking for a relaxing time.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Historical Traveler Reviews Denali Lakeview Inn Healy

    OUTSTANDING!

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    The Denali Lakeview Inn exceeded our expectations! It was definetly a highlight of the trip; we only wished we had stayed more than 1 night. The beds are comfy, tubs are great and the views are amazing. Can't wait to go back!

    Wonderful place to stay

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    We loved the Denali Lakeview Inn on Otto Lake - very scenic and although there were many rooms, you felt as if you were the only ones there - peaceful and quiet. The room and jacuzzi were great - wonderful to soothe rattled bones after 13 hour bus ride in Denali - we were also treated to seeing the Northern Lights there - when it got too chilly to hang out on our private deck - we could watch them from the giant picture window from our huge bed. Would highly recommend.

    Wonderful Three Days

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    We were at the Denali Lakeview Inn three nights while visiting Denali NP. We loved the room, the breakfasts were just right and the view was superb. The location, a little away from the touristy area, was very pleasant. The hosts are there if you need them, but you have plenty of privacy. The beds were the best I have ever slept on. It is nice to have your breakfast already in the fridge in your room so that it can be enjoyed in leisure, taking in the view of the lake. This was our favorite of the five different facilities we were at in Alaska.

    What a great place to stay

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    This is a great place to stay with the price you pay, clean and comfortable room. Room is big for 2 people and the scenery from the room balcony is amazing. It is not too far from Denali National Park entrance at all if you have a car. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants a nice and cozy place to stay.

    Great place!

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    Large, modern, clean room with two very comfortable queen beds.

    Each room faces Otto Lake, and the view from the balcony is amazing!

    The Inn is remote enough located in a quiet small town next to a golf course, yet close enough to Denali Park (about 15 minutes driving).

    The place is well run as a small hotel/inn/bed&breakfast. Each

    room has a microwave, toaster, and a small fridge where breakfast items are left the day before (muffins, fruit, cereals)

    The hosts are very friendly, and provide useful local travel hints and advice.

    We loved it!

    Beautiful

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    Staying the the Lakeview Inn was one of the highlights of our recent vacation to Alaska. The rooms were beautiful, the views wonderful. We appreciated the continental breakfast available in the room daily, especially the fresh fruit. We traveled with our 18 and 22 year old sons, and still had enough to eat. We had wonderful weather the first day, but the second was stormy. We all agreed that it was the best place to need to stay extra time in a room. Views of the lake included seeing swans flying by, loons in the lake, a moose and her calf, and eagles. We were treated to a rainbow over the lake at the end of the storm. Staff were very helpful the entire time, but not obtrusive.

    Great experience! Just like the Website!

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    We also had a great three night stay at the Denali Lakeview Inn. The whole experience was just as described on their website. There were no disappointments. The breakfast was place in the refrigerator each afternoon for the next AM. The views of Lake Otto and Mt. Healy were beautiful. There is a washer/dryer available for guests for $1 per load on the honor system. It is more like a hotel in that there is no communal breakfast served at a specific time or a lot of interaction with other guests in the commons area. Each room is so spacious that you tend to stay in your room when not out seeing Denali. Great experience.

    Another Tribute to Denali Lakeview Inn

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    We just returned from a 2 week trip to Alaska and our 2 night stay at the Denali Lakeview Inn was one of the highlights. The views from the rooms overlooking Otto Lake and the surrounding mountains were exceptional. We arrived very late, but a note with instructions left for us by our host Patricia were provided directing us to our room with the fridge stocked with an abundance of continental breakfast goodies and drinks - not to mention the many assorted candies, cookies, sweets, nuts, chips, etc available in common areas for the guests. After 10 days in Alaska, we craved the opportunity to make use of their laundry facilities. The next day upon our return from the Park, the fridge was again stocked. I stayed on the outside deck adjoining our room for at least an hour between 11:00 p.m. and midnight taking pictures of the sunset cascading down the mountains overlooking the lake. Being a little beyond the very touristy/cruiseship influenced area outside Denali Park was a definite plus. This place is one of those memorable B&B finds an experienced traveler is always looking for.

    Lakeview Inn Is The Place To Stay In Healy

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    We agree totally with previous review of Denali Lakeview Inn, and add these thoughts.

    The Inn is CLEAN, MODERN, and WELL RUN (Teri is an outstanding hostess). She was available for any question and offered advice on nearby eating places, and National Park assistance. There is a washer and dryer at the Lakeview, and a generous continental breakfast is supplied. The Lakeview Inn is the NUMBER ONE place to stay in Healy.

    We looked at all options, and found the Lakeview Inn far superior to others, two of which sit right on a busy trucking highway, are less modern, have fewer amenties, and not nearly as desirable a location.

    The Lakeview Inn setting is on a pristine lake (Lake Otto), with abundant wildlife (several moose sightings) and peaceful quiet surroundings. It is away from the hoards of travelers, fume belching busses, and masses of people in the village near Park entrance.

    There is a shuttle bus running between the nearby golf course / restaurant and the National Park village, just 10 minutes away, although having a car is the most convenient way of getting around the area.

    One thing not to miss while at Denali..........

    The newly opened (May 28, 2005) Visitor Center has a film in the Karsten Theatre that is FANTASTIC! The photography is outstanding, and is so well done that many were asking Park Rangers where they could purchase a copy (not yet available for sale). I recall the name as being "Heartbeats of Denali." Don't miss this attraction.

    In the same center, there is a good bookstore, and a grill, serving a selection of cooked to order food at reasonable prices (for Alaska).

    Great bed and breakfast

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    Although billed as a bed and breakfast, it was run more like a hotel. Rooms were spacious and met our expectations and more. Service was good and invisible. A continental breakfast of pastries, fresh fruit and juice was placed in our room each day while we were out which allowed us to get up and going early in the morning to catch the Denali Nat'l Park shuttle bus. There was a large assortment of hot and cold cereals, coffees, teas, hot chocolate, etc. also. Since our room had a seating area as well as a small deck overlooking Otto Lake, we didn't use the common area, although it looked very comfortable. We felt it was a great value.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Denali Lakeview Inn Healy

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

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