King Eider Inn of Barrow Alaska

Address: 1752 Ahkovak Street, Barrow, Alaska, 99723, United States | Inn
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This inn, located on 1752 Ahkovak Street, Barrow, is near Barrow Beach.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsKing Eider Inn of Barrow Alaska

    Reviewed by haritha22

    Unexpectedly great

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

    We liked our stay at this place, well maintained and great service.

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

    Reviewed by maniraji

    A good hotel

    Reviewed Jun 14, 2009
    by (12 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    This is a good hotel. It would be very convenient as long as you play by their rules like "No shoes beyond the lobby" (They will provide footwaer to use beyond this point.) and "Clean the cups in your room before you check out".

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews King Eider Inn of Barrow Alaska

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Barrow

    Arctic Circle

    A travel blog entry by threegypsies on Jul 01, 2014

    11 photos

    ... and we were on our way. Arriving at Barrow was like stepping into another world. As we landed, we saw ice floating in the Arctic Ocean and got our first view of the town that is known as the town on top of the world. Barrow is the furtherest Northern town in America. Satellite dishes point down instead of up. There are no paved roads because of the permafrost. When you stand and look out over the snow covered Arctic Ocean, it ...

    Top of the world

    A travel blog entry by frawldog on May 18, 2014

    4 photos

    ... down the road and nothing is paved here. I guess the permafrost can really affect the pavement, so they don't pave and you are constantly walking in slush/sand. It is may now, so there is 24 hours of daylight, but it still snows here. The last few cities in Alaska that I went to were very mountainous and scenic, but Barrow is a desert. It sounds strange calling a desert in a place north of the Arctic ...

    Into the Arctic Ocean

    A travel blog entry by mazb10 on Aug 20, 2013

    68 photos

    ... my computer, diary, camera, phone & 2 jackets & squashed my black bag inside the red - by this time I was being called to board.

    I am drafting this whilst on the way to Prudhoe, the plane is almost full with all the window seats taken. The majority of passengers are men & many of them are asleep or have their eyes closed so are not interested in the view whereas I am straining my neck to see outside. Admittedly as soon as we took off we were in cloud but now, 15 ...

    Barrow AK Bucket List

    A travel blog entry by chuckschatter on Jul 29, 2013

    3 comments, 31 photos

    ... to grading the black sandy material. Mike took me to the cemeteries, interesting burial procedures, visited the college (90% of all funds go to support
    administration), saw the highschool (Go Whalers) and the 1 million dollar
    football field. They play 4 home games and have to pay for the transportation of their opponents. No player to my knowledge has made it to the NFL. We
    visited the cultural center (went in the back door and ...

    Paglagivsigin (Barrow)

    A travel blog entry by beadledove on Jul 21, 2013

    24 photos

    ... The streets are unpaved due to the damage wreaked by perma frost. We walk the 1/2 mile to the Top of the World Inn, snapping pictures like the tourists we are.

    It is too early to check in, so we drop our bags and head out for lunch. There are three restaurants within a pitch shot of the hotel, one Mexican, one Chinese and one Japanese. We go to Sam and Lee's for Chinese. The food is good and we discover that the place gets ...