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Beautiful Lakefront Lodge - Home and Cabin Rentals!

Bedrooms 4
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Log Home and cabins, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)

Like the name implies, we at the Alaska Serenity Lodge believe your travel to Alaska should be worry free and full of true Alaskan Adventure. Perfect for large or small parties, our lodge is impeccably placed at the heart of the Kenai Peninsula in the small fishing town of Soldotna, Alaska. Soldotna is the home of the Kenai River and the keeper of the World Record 97.4 lb King Salmon. Alaska Serenity Lodge sits over looking Denise Lake, a large floatplane lake just 5 minutes from down town Soldotna. We are far enough out of town that you will never hear the traffic but just a few minutes drive from all major amenities in the area. Our log home and surrounding cabins are placed perfectly on the lake to soak up the morning sun and immerse yourself in the Alaskan outdoors.

Our large King Salmon Log Home can sleep 8-12 guests. It has four bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. Each bedroom has 2 twin beds that can joined together with a create-a-king to make a king sized bed for couples. There is also a full sized futon, and a queen sized aerobed air mattress in two separate living areas for extra guests.

Our Mallard's Nest Cabin and Back Country Cabin both sleep 2-3 guests. Each Cabin is a 1 bedroom/1 bathroom with a full sized futon in the living area. Again, the bedrooms have 2 twin beds for fishermen, or they can be combined into a King for a couple.

Sitting on the large decks, one can enjoy the lake, the lawn and birch trees, often visited by moose, squirrels, birds, and rabbits. You can stroll down to the water’s edge and follow the lake’s bank, watching the waterfowl such as Mallards, Loons and Swans. Whether you need a peaceful place to lay your head while passing through Soldotna, or you want help filling your vacation with adventure, come and stay with us at Alaska Serenity Lodge. We pride ourselves on being a Lodge that can help make your Alaskan dreams come true.

Enjoy world-class fishing on the surrounding Kenai Peninsula. Alaska Serenity Lodge is only three miles from downtown Soldotna and the world-famous Kenai River, and a short distance from other great fishing areas like the Kasilof River, and Russian River. Get ready to experience all Alaska has to offer, and it doesn’t stop with the fishing! Our central location on the Kenai Peninsula allows our guests to take short scenic day trips to other well known Alaskan cities like Homer and Seward. We can help you mix in a combination of Alaskan adventures with your fishing trips, such as Bear Viewing, White Water Rafting Class IV and V Rapids, a Kenai Fjords Tour of Glaciers and abundant Sea Life, and even an 18 Hole Golf Course is just minutes from the Lodge.

Keywords: House, log, home, cabin, cabins, lake, water, fishing, rustic, private, float, plane, town, river

More Details

Dave and Katie Richardson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, Some spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
July 9, 2017

About Dave and Katie Richardson

We are a family owned business that loves the personal touch. My wife and I along with our three kids lived, worked and played in Alaska for 14 years. We've been lucky enough to experience a lot of what Alaska has to offer, and now love sharing those adventures with visitors from all over the world. Contact us directly for help planning your vacation.

Dave and Katie Richardson purchased this lodge in 2008

Why Dave and Katie Richardson chose Kenai Peninsula

We've traveled all over Alaska and realized that our area has the best of everything. We are centrally located on Kenai Peninsula, which is world renowned for outdoor adventure. Few places in the world can compare to the fishing, hiking, hunting, and exploring that the Soldotna/Kenai areas provide. The world record King Salmon was caught only 3 miles from our front door!

What makes this lodge unique

It's difficult to find a better placed property than Alaska Serenity Lodge. We are perfectly place on a large float plane lake, amongst wilderness and wildlife, but just minutes from restaurants, grocery stores, bars and all other amenities. Our units offer the privacy of being alone in your rental house/cabin, and can accommodate a large party wanting to travel together. This is the true Alaskan experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My friends and I go on a fishing trip once a year to somewhere special. We traveled from California And Washington to Alaska. Alaska Serinity Lodge is the complete experience in travel, rustic in nature, sitting on a private lake, with fly out options, and a variety of guide options. They made sure we had everything from rental car, the best guides in the area, and even options to pack and ship our catch home. They sent us pre trip packages at least 4 months in advance so we coiuld plan on what gear to bring and what to expect in weather, We stayed in the main lodge. It is a combination of rustic in appearence, with all of the modern stuff you could want, including internet, and flat screens, to a fire pit by the lake if you just want to unwind after a big day on the water. The lodge was clean, the interior decorated in local decor--It was perfect in every way. Our hosts, The Richardsons made sure we had everything we needed, and were always available for any special requests.

We are planning our next trip to Alaska Serenity right now-- It was awesome-- oh yea and we caught some monster fish !!
Jul 2009
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Ridgeway Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • King Salmon Bathroom 1 - Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
    King Salmon Bathroom 2 - Downstairs - toilet , shower
    King Salmon Bathroom 3 - Downstairs - toilet , shower
  • 3 full bathrooms in the King Salmon. Cabins can be added to the rental or rented independently to add bedrooms and baths or accommodate smaller parties. All units are fully stocked with linens and clean bath towels, hand towels, wash clothes and beach towels are available for swimming in the lake!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King Salmon Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Can combine twins into a King
    King Salmon Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Can combine twins into a King
    King Salmon Bedroom 3 / Moose Room - 2 twin/ single , Can combine twins into a King
    King Salmon Bedroom 4 / Fish Room - 2 twin/ single , Can combine twins into a King
    King Salmon Extra Guests - Upstairs Living - air mattress & Downstairs Living - futon
  • We have 4 bedrooms and 3 baths in the King Salmon, along with futons and Aero mattresses for extra guests. Cabins can be added to the rental or rented independently to add bedrooms and baths or accommodate smaller parties. Twins can be converted to Kings for your convenience, just let us know the configuration you would prefer.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
Freezer Space, private decks, horseshoe pit, hammack, canoe, paddle boat, bicycles, modern electronics, large flat screen TV's, games, books, fishing gear, waders, clamming gear, Fish packing station, with commercial vacuum packer.....amazing amenities for every need.


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Beautiful Lakefront Lodge - Home and Cabin Rentals!
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

I LOVE THIS PLACE!!!! (Wedding Week)

  • 5 of 5

My now husband and I chose this location for our family to stay with us over our wedding week in Kenai.

The owners were wonderful, and very accommodating. And I wish I would have had our ceremony here. The kids had a blast with the paddle boat & canoes, and my wedding photos were done on site for the reveal due to its beautiful location, which was the best decision I made for the wedding. I was torn between this site and other locations, and was so impressed with everything there! I am so happy that we made the choice to stay here and our photos at the cabin/lake were the most beautiful of all. I regularly visit Kenai as I have family there, and was also happy with how close it was to town & the family... they have 2 other cabins which were nicely furnished as well, but my favorite was the big one.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time at a wonderful lodge

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay at the King Salmon Log Home at Serenity Lodge. The setting was beautiful. The lodge is well maintained and has a warm and friendly atmosphere. The lake is awesome as well. My extended family, all ten of us, were pleasantly surprised by many things. To begin with, Katie and Elizabeth were very helpful in getting me information about activities in the area. I relied on Katie almost exclusively in planning my trip and she was right on target in all of her recommendations. Secondly, we very much appreciated the attention to detail at the lodge. Everything we could have needed was there. They have several freezers for fish. They had canoes and a paddleboat for the lake. Most importantly, they got all the little things right. I did not have to worry about paper products, linens, dishes, (they even had a slow cooker) or coffee. They even had marshmallow sticks, newspaper for starting the fire and wood a plenty. The beds were very comfortable and the heavy shades on the windows made it easy to sleep in the land of the midnight sun. I would highly recommend this lodge to anyone visiting the area. It was ideally situated for fishing, sightseeing in Homer and Seward and doing the glacier boat tour of the Kenai fjords. We had a great time. It was the trip of a lifetime.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Back Country lodging

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the apartment beside the garage and found it very very clean and comfortable. Everything was there that we needed to cook, the linens were very plush and clean and the owners couldn't have been more accommodating. The gas grill was an added benefit that was handy for cooking. I would recommend this to anyone going to the Kenai peninsula for fishing. Location wise, it is very handy and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

A great location close to town and easy to reach yet secluded and private. A beautiful cabin with lots of room. We had a great stay, there were four adults in our group. We used the vaccume sealer and the freezer there to store our catch until we left. We even tried out the hot tub a few time. The setting is so beautiful on the edge of the lake, we have fond memories eating at the kitchen/dinning room table and looking out at the lake through the large picture window.

I really can't think of anything they could do to make it better. And the few times we needed anything the owers were always helpful and friendly.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Soldotna Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Buckets Sports Bar
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Soldotna Birchwood Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
St Elias Brewing Company
Car: recommended

Free canoes, and paddle boat to use around the lake, bicycles to use for exploring the area, and some fishing supplies for local bank fishing. Just be aware of the abundant wildlife!


Rates & Availability

Ridgeway Lodge Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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