Your Alaska Hotel, Hotel Seward’s Historic Wing
Hotel Seward was originally built in the Early 1900’s as Seward’s Best Hotel. In 1905 when William McNeiley built Hotel Seward, Seward Lodging was in it’s infancy. Hotel Seward has always been the place to stay when visiting Seward and the Kenai Penninsula. Today Hotel Seward consists of two wings, the Historic Wing and the Alaskan Wing comprising what now appears to be one building.
The Historic Wing, Hotel Seward Alaska
consists of 24 smaller, comfortably-sized rooms accommodate two guests. Each room does have a variety of amenities, free wireless Internet and local calls, cable T.V. with HBO, AM/FM alarm clock and additional in room toiletries. Today’s Historic Wing, does not have an elevator, so make sure an specify a ground floor room, be prepared to carry you luggage up the Historic Stairs, or book your room in the Alaskan Wing. The New Alaskan Wing is completely renovated and does have elevator access, as well as other upgrades. The Historic Wing rooms consist of:
- 10 Standard rooms with bath.
- 14 European Rooms without bath and the use of 4 common baths. European rooms offer 2 single beds, and traditional in room wash basin. All of these European style rooms with twin beds are located on the second floor and do not have elevator access. Access is by a single stairwell with one landing between the floors.
History shows that the owners of Hotel Seward have always been modernizing, renovating, and continuing to improve the quality of their guests Seward Lodging, and that tradition at Hotel Seward continues today. The new owners of Hotel Seward, Mark and Mary, have partially renovated all of the Historic Wing rooms, completely renovated the lobbies, hallways, common areas, and most rooms. Additionally a new Lounge/Restaurant “Ms. Gene’s Place”, named after Ms. Gene Bradley, the previous owner, has been added to the Historic Wing, as well as an outside deck accompanying the lounge.
Many Changes and improvements have been made to the original Hotel Seward to bring it to today’s blending of the Historic and Modern.