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Arctic Paradise B&B

view of Resurrection Bay
Very good
11 reviews
view of Resurrection Bay
Fireweed in bloom
Arctic Paradise
Your bedroom
Your room, with electric fireplace.
Breakfast in the room with handmade stained glassware.
The garden.
Living room.
Resurrection Bay
on a boat on Resurrection Bay, looking toward Seward.
view of Seward from Mount Alice
Hiking on Lost Lake trail nearby
Kayaking on Kenai Lake
Hiking on nearby Mount Alice
Signs of the local wildlife.  Yikes!
Hiking on Mount Marathon.  Trailhead is a few blocks from Arctic Paradise B&B.
Hiking on Mount Marathon.  Trailhead a few blocks from Arctic Paradise.
One small part of the view from Arctic Paradise.  Ocean, mountains and glaciers everywhere:)
view from Arctic Paradise in winter
Mount Marathon, behind Arctic Paradise.
View from Mount Marathon
Mount Alice, great for hiking.
Local flora
Local flora
handmade stained glass champagne glasses
Arctic Paradise stained glass
Arctic Paradise stained glass
Arctic Paradise stained glass
Arctic Paradise jewelry and stained glass at a local show.
Explore your creative side...learn American Tribal Style dance.
Explore your creative side...learn to play drums on a variety of world percussion instruments.
Handmade one of a kind jewelry made on site. 10% off for B&B guests.
Handmade one of a kind jewelry made on site. 10% off for B&B guests.
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Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Seward, Alaska
Winner 'Most Charming B&B 2016 - Alaska' - LUX 2016 Hotel and Spa Awards

“Arctic Paradise B&B in Seward Alaska- a great place for women to stay. Fantastic reviews, places to explore, outdoor adventures and creative workshops” Womentravelblog

“Her guest reviews are outstanding – it is definitely on my list of places to stay if I go to Alaska” Rosemary Neave- Women Travel the World– April 2016

Imagine sleeping comfortably in your beautifully decorated, cozy and quiet room with private bath surrounded by beautiful colors and stained glass. Enjoy a full home-made Alaskan healthy breakfasts and gourmet coffee served in one of a kind stained glass dishes made by your host at your own private dining table.

Browse the book of local attractions, maps and menus and discuss options for great local adventures with your host,...
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About the Owner, Mary B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Apr 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 11 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
I live on site and am here to welcome guests, set up tours, provide recommendations on restaurants, attractions, wildlife viewing and anything you want to know!
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Very good - based on 11 reviews
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arianna s
Level 5 Contributor
43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Very comfortable, clean, close to downtown. The host is very kind and helpful. Highly recommended,best place to stay in Seward.

Management response:

Thanks so much Arianna! It was an absolute pleasure having you both stay. I really enjoyed getting to know you both. I hope you will come again sometime! Mary Ann


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Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
Reviewed 25 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

The room was very small. The bed was not a queen. It was a double which is too small for a married couple. The photos on the web showed the dining area but the angle of the photo looked like the dining area was in the next room. But that photo is deceiving because the table was right in the...

Management response:

I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay. It is unfortunate that you did not read or understand the listing description and were expecting things I do not advertise or offer, such as a queen bed and kitchen facilities. I provided additional service such as special breakfasts each day at your request to try to make up for your...


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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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We awoke each day to a view of Resurrection Bay and the mountains beyond. Arctic Paradise is convenient to all of the attractions which Seward offers. Mary Ann's daily breakfasts were a delight. We enjoyed her artistic touches throughout the unit.

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Thank you!


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 6:00 PM
Guests should lock the front door when entering or leaving.
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night
Default 2 nights
R 2 227
1 Oct 2017 -
30 Apr 2018
Off season
1 night
R 1 143
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 1 805 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
MInimum stay is 2 nights. If only 1 night is open between booked dates, call to see if it is available. Price for 1 night would be $225. We have a 7% sales tax and 4% bed tax in Seward.. . Cancellation Policy: A $35 charge will be made for cancellations 14 or more days in advance of your stay; within 7-14 days, a 50% charge will be assessed unless the room can be re-booked. Within 7 days 100% will be charged unless the room can be re-booked. If I can re-book, I will return your whole deposit minus the $35 charge.
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About the neighbourhood
Located in a quiet neighborhood on Sixth Avenue between Madison and Monroe Streets, a few blocks from the Main Street (Fourth Avenue). Seward is a fantastic place to hike, fish, explore Kenai Fjords National Park and Exit Glacier, visit local shops and galleries, take a sled dog tour, go flight seeing, dog sled or hike on a glacier or hike in solitude through a beautiful forest or on the beach. If you want to explore your creative side, I offer creative packages with private lessons in dance, world percussion or jewelry making on site. Parking is available on the street in front of Arctic Paradise. Public transportation includes a trolley, shuttles, a train, bus and rental cars.
Getting around
Arctic Paradise B&B is centrally located and within walking distance to downtown Seward and the small boat harbor. You can walk to shopping, restaurants, boat tours and attractions easily.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Anchorage: 209.0 km
Railway: Seward: 0.4 km
Arctic Paradise B&B is about 3 blocks from the bus station. The drive from Anchorage along the Seward Highway is gorgeous if you have a rental car.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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