ALASKA VIEW LODGE FRONTS GLACIER CREEK-RUGGED MOUNTAIN VIEWS

Steve and Pati Hinds

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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ALASKA VIEW LODGE FRONTS GLACIER CREEK-RUGGED MOUNTAIN VIEWS

Seward House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Instantly enjoy the great Alaska outdoors when you step off your porch. Walk out to Glacier Creek and experience the stunning 360 view and all it has to offer. At night enjoy a blazing outdoor bonfire Alaska style (wood provided). Step away from the fire and experience the big Alaskan sky. Return inside and feel at home in your cozy 1300 sq ft. surroundings. Full kitchen and laundry, spacious bedrooms, comfortable beds, baths with tub shower combo and the wood stove and propane wall heater keep you warm and cozy.

Just minutes from town at mile 6.3 on the Seward Hwy supplies and adventures are close at hand.

Keywords: country, view lot, nice neighborhood

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Steve and Pati Hinds (Owner)
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About Steve and Pati Hinds

We are all season outdoor adventurers. We love hiking, backpacking, nordic and downhill skiing, street and mountain biking, boating, and fishing. We discovered Seward back in '05 and found the scenery and friendly people irresistible. Being based in California it's

always a treat to return to Alaska and the Kenai Peninsula.

Steve and Pati Hinds purchased this house in 2006

Why Steve and Pati Hinds chose Seward

We built this home in 2006. A simple and functional floor plan on our 3 acre property. It's a quiet rural neighborhood with lots of open space on the edge of the Alaskan Wilderness.

We will be staying this summer in the second home on the property.

What makes this house unique

When staying at our house you have access to free fire wood, extra clothing (if needed), rubber boots , sleeping bags and pads, and even bear spray!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 21 traveler reviews

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Alaska View Lodge Fronts Glacier Creek-Rugged Mountain Views
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews
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Alaska View Lodge Fronts Glacier Creek-Rugged Mountain Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p396496vb
+1 530-355-3858
Seward Alaska
CT
5

Great base for Kenai pennisula fun

  • 5 of 5
Our family including 3 children in their 20s enjoyed 4 nights at this cabin this August. The rooms we spacious and nicely decorated. The kitchen was functional for making 3 meals a day. It was stocked with many spices and condiments for our use. Internet was great. Steve was very helpful, lighting an outdoor bonfire every night that we had clear weather which was often. Due to flooding, we did not have views of the river because of a gravel berm that was built for water control. That was no problem, we climbed the berm for great views.
  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Alaska View Lodge Fronts Glacier Creek-Rugged Mountain Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p396496vb
+1 530-355-3858
Seward Alaska
Niceville,fl
5

Amazing people amazing place

  • 5 of 5
We love this place most of the time we just slept there,but the time we were there,Patti and Steve were awesome,always aiming to please.thanks so much for the nightly fires and the amazing fish.
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Alaska View Lodge Fronts Glacier Creek-Rugged Mountain Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p396496vb
+1 530-355-3858
Seward Alaska
5

Great despite the rain!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here with 2 couples, a teenage, and 2 small children. It worked out great as far as space. Having 2 bathrooms was nice. We appreciated being able to eat some meals in because Seward restaurants proved to be quite pricey. We found everything we needed within the house. Gas grill ready to use on the porch, extra camping mats for if you need people to sleep on the floor, extra towels and sheets, washer and dryer, and a chest freezer with a variety of fish (we didn't use any but the owners said we were welcome to grill some up). There is a nice area for campfires (which the owners offered to start up for us) but it was rainy literally every minute of our stay in Seward. Our little ones had fun playing in the rain (children's umbrellas were inside the house) and the owner allowed them to pick strawberries and flowers from the garden which they loved. The walk along the river out back was nice and I'm sure the views would be much better without the fog/rain. The property was 5 minutes to town/grocery store but secluded enough that you felt like you were "away from it all". There is a variety of movies and cable (maybe satelite?) TV. The only issue we had is that the inside did smell a little cigarette smoke (despite it being a smoke free property). It was mainly in the entryway and we got used to it, but it was slightly disappointing when we were expecting smoke-free. All in all, we would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a Seward getaway.
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Alaska View Lodge Fronts Glacier Creek-Rugged Mountain Views
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Seward Alaska
Solomon, KS
5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5
We spent 2 nights. The accommodations were excellent. The facility was clean, well kept, with comfortable bedding. The location is an easy drive into Seward. Steve came and checked on us and started our fire the first night. We visited with him about our plans for fishing. When we got back from a nice meal in Seward he had placed some motion sickness medication on the table for us if we needed it. Great stay, beautiful setting, will try to stay there again if I am spending time in Seward!
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Alaska View Lodge Fronts Glacier Creek-Rugged Mountain Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p396496vb
+1 530-355-3858
Seward Alaska
Seward AK
4

A nice place to stay

  • 4 of 5
this is a nice place to stay. The location is great if you want a home base in the Seward area. There are a lot of activities to do in the area (i.e. kayaking, hiking, shopping, biking) and most are within a 15 minute drive from this property. The property is located in a residential area and is very quite. The owners were very responsive to our needs (especially when the waterwell went out at 3AM). The house came well equipped with everything you could want including lots of nice linens, food stuffs in the fridge and cupboards, extra rain coats in the closet, etc. I would stay there again if I were to return to the area. That is the good news. The bad news is the photos are a bit deceiving in that the house does not have a view of the river. There is a huge mound of dirt/river rock between the house and the river (I guess for flood control). And when you climb over the hill there is a ten foot vertical drop down to the water. We did not really mind this because after long days of hiking in the wet & snow we did not really want to get into the cold creek anyway. There is a nice fire pit with lots of wood between the house and the hill but don't expect to sit there and watch the river go by during those long Alaskan days. The only other negative thing we experienced was the property was advertised as non-smoking. This was not the case because the place reeked of cigarette smoke. This was a real bummer for many people in our group. I hope the owners correct this or at least correct their add. In their defense the problem could have been caused by the very previous renter, which would have been very inconsiderate of others.
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Dear Al,
I apologize for the cigarette smoke smell. Thank you for your critical response. I will have the interior repainted before the start of next season. You have been the first to report the problem. My wife and I try our best to provide our guests with accommodations as advertised. We do live at the foot of an Alaskan glacier which can be unpredictable come fall. Last year flooded the area and our local flood board did a great job of mitigating the disaster. As a result our frontage to Glacier Creek changed dramatically.
Responding to your other complaint about not having water at 4am.
We are not on city water but on a well. The circuit board went out on the controller(electronics). But I responded quickly and had a water supply delivered from our house next door (at 4:30am).
I certainly hope you enjoyed your visit to Seward despite these inconveniences .
Sincerely, Steve and Pati Hinds
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Alaska View Lodge Fronts Glacier Creek-Rugged Mountain Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p396496vb
+1 530-355-3858
Seward Alaska
Delmar, New York
5

Foursome from New York

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at this home was perfect for us. The house was comfortable, neat and included everything we needed for our stay. The property also included an outside firepit with lots of firewood so we could have a fire each evening as we relaxed after a long, busy day of fun in Seward. Steve, the property owner, was available during our stay to help us start our fire when we needed help. He also made us feel welcome which is appreciated when spending a long time away from home. We were impressed with his generosity and care.
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities
Owner's Response: Thank you Rosemary. It was a pleasure having you. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.
Sincerely, Steve and Pati Hinds
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Nearest Point of Interest
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Stoney creek RV park
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Bear Creek Fish Hatchery
Nearest Point of Interest
Exit Glacier
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Major Marine Tours
Nearest Point of Interest
Seward Sea Life Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Millers Landing
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Availability & Rates

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Seward House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
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$1,500
 

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Notes Check in. 4pm
Checkout 11am
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Amenities

Amenities

Seward House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Garage
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Music Library ...
  • Television
  • Books
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only ...
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • rock climbing
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • sailing
Notes:
outdoor fire pit, wood provided
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