Historic Hotel Seward Blog

Browse through an archive of blog posts from historic Hotel Seward. Our blog provides helpful tips, recommendations, event news, and details on specials and discounts. Topics that are covered include historic Hotel Seward, Seward, Alaska, Kenai Fjords National Park, Resurrection Bay, holidays, and more.

Seward Alaska Music Festival Info

Sep 8, 2017

Are you coming to Seward September 22nd -24th? Are you looking for something fun to at the end of September? The Seward Music Festival is kicking off the penultimate Friday of September and will be continuing the fun all weekend! Are you a fan of bluegrass? Rock and roll? Professional dancing? Then swing through Seward […]

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Seward Music and Arts Festival 2017

Aug 31, 2017

The Seward Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce another musical soiree in the fall of 2017!  September 22, 23, and 24th, there will be live music and dance performances, with local-Alaskan artisan craft and food vendors featured. The festival is an exciting conclusion to the busy summer season that appeals to local Alaskans […]

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Seward Alaska Fishing!!!!

Aug 5, 2017

The Silver Salmon Derby is fast approaching and we are booking up quickly! The fish are here in Seward and it just might be a record year for the Salmon Derby. The Silver Salmon Derby here in Seward happens to be the oldest fishing derby in the state of Alaska, ever since 1956 fisherman have […]

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Weather, Seward Alaska

Jul 15, 2017

Lightning in Seward?? Last night we were treated to thunder and lightning in Seward for the first time in years! What a spectacular show that was! Flashes and clashes throughout most of the night provided an amazing Alaskan experience.  Athletes are arriving by the truckload and getting ready to compete tomorrow in the Alaskaman, one […]

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Seward Alaska, Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon

Jul 13, 2017

Athlete’s Welcome! As the weekend approaches, anticipation of the Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon rises! Come to Seward to watch the race begin as these incredible athletes swim 2.4 miles before they begin the 112 mile bike ride. As if that doesn’t seem like enough, they will finish off with a full marathon run through the rugged […]

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Seward Alaska Weather from Hotel Seward

Jul 12, 2017

It’s a beautiful day on Resurrection Bay! The clouds are giving way to sunshine and pleasant breezes yet again for today and tomorrow, and the view of the mountains around us is as pretty as it’s ever been! Our local boat tour guides, such as Kenai Fjords and Major Marine, are loving the clear conditions […]

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Seward Weather @ Hotel Seward

Jul 9, 2017

07/09/17 More sunshine for Seward! The weather in Seward is stunning!  More sunshine is on the way this week as well and we can’t wait! The town is back to its usual self after an eventful June and Fourth of July weekend.  The winner of the June halibut derby, Ermagene Aalund, caught an astounding 232 […]

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Seward, Alaska Weather

Jul 8, 2017

The rain has come and gone! A dreary forecast in the Seward weather, had us expecting a heavy rainstorm today, but the clouds have been nice and the rain has already subsided! Mild temps and sun in the forecast the next couple days has our hopes up for a good weekend! If you’re headed to […]

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Seward Whale Watching

Jun 24, 2017

Seward Whale watching is at it’s best in years.  Humpback whales have been seen from the shore daily lung feeding inside Resurrection.  Call Hotel Seward at 907-224-8001 to book a room today.  Hotel Seward is just a sort walk to the Alaska Sea Life Center or the sea’s edge to view not only the feeding […]

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Seward’s Best Dinner spot

Jun 24, 2017

Come by Gene’s Place, Hotel Seward’s casual fine dining restaurant.  Gene’s Place in located in Hotel Seward and offers a great menu and daily specials.  Chef Mike prepares everything from scratch with only the best ingredients.  Seward’s Best casual fine dining is also one of Seward’s best kept secrets so seating isn’t a problem.  Please […]

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