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Our Seward Hotel, Hotel Seward Welcomes Ron!

Mar 8, 2011

The Hotel Seward is happy to welcome Ron Smicker to our Seward hotel family for the 2011 season.  Ron was born in Philadelphia,PA and brings over 15yrs of restaurant and hotel experience.  You will see him at the front desk or maybe even helping out in Gene’s Place. He is an outdoorsman and enjoys hiking, […]

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Our Seward Hotel, Hotel Seward Welcomes Wes!

Mar 7, 2011

The Hotel Seward is happy to welcome Wes Oetinger on board for the 2011 season. Wes is going to be helping us at Hotel Seward with activities for our guests. Wes has over 20 years of guiding experience and is the premier river bank/shore fishing guide in Seward Alaska. Wes is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys […]

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Ms. Gene’s Place kitchen has grown!

Mar 2, 2011

The kitchen of the restaurant and bar located inside Hotel Seward, has been newly remodeled and expanded! Ms. Gene’s Place offers exceptional dining for Breakfast and Dinner as well as a full stocked bar. The kitchen has been expanded to better prepare food for the customers with faster service. Check out the Dining section of this […]

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Drive to Seward and Get Away!

Jan 10, 2011

The Drive to Seward, Alaska from Anchorage is beautiful this time of year! Many people hesitate to drive to Seward, Alaska in the Winter, in fear of the driving conditions. Don’t let that fear keep you from experiencing some of the best sightseeing in Alaska.   With little or no traffic to contend with during the drive, […]

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Christmas in Seward, Alaska

Dec 10, 2010

Christmas in Seward, Alaska It’s Christmas in Seward Alaska.  All of the Elves have been busy at Hotel Seward decorating for Christmas.  Mary, the Innkeeper, also know as Mrs. Claus, has outdone herself again.  Christmas trees, trains, snowmen and Santa Claus’s are beautifully arranged throughout the Hotel for the guests and locals to enjoy.  Seward […]

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Alaska Hotel, Hotel Seward

Nov 28, 2010

Alaska Hotel, Hotel Seward Hotel Seward is the “Alaska Hotel”. In 1905 William & Mary McNeiley, built the most modern hotel of it’s time, then known as The Seward Hotel, in Seward Alaska. Seward Alaska was a thriving coastal community capitalizing on it geographic location at the head of Resurrection Bay, the furthest ice frees […]

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Cody! the Owner of Alaska’s Hotel, Hotel Seward

Nov 27, 2010

Almost everyone arriving at Hotel Seward wants to know “were’s Cody”?  Well, Cody was just on a boat trip from Whittier, to Eshamy Bay Lodge , and back to Seward.  He asked that we post his picture for all of his girlfriends on the web to see, and to let them know to come […]

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Silver Salmon Fishing Derby in Seward

Aug 15, 2010

It’s Silver Salmon Fishing Derby this week in Seward, and among all the excitement at the hotel we got a chance to catch some fish ourselves! Check out some of the pictures from our fishing adventure in the slideshow below. No need to worry – there are plenty more salmon left for the rest of […]

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Hotel Seward is Biker Friendly

Jul 27, 2010

Hotel Seward is Biker Friendly.   Mary and I often get traveling groups of “GentleMen Bikers”, and today we had a nice visit from Tyler Libby, Dan Doyon, Bill Baert and Joel Larson.   Alaska was the last of the fifty states for the group to tour by motorcycle.   Today the weather was again unseasonalbly cool and wet, […]

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Spring Whale Watching Seward Alaska

Jun 18, 2010

SPRING GRAY WATCHING PACKAGE April 9 – May 21, 2010 $99* Per Person / double occupancy In April and May, the Gulf of Alaska hosts the fascinating migration of more than 20,000 California Gray Whales on their way to the Bering and Chuckchi Seas. Your tour of Resurrection Bay during this short time affords you […]

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