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Alaska & Yukon / DENALI ACCOMMODATION Grande Denali Lodge Genuine Alaskan hospitality, inviting accommodations and spectacular views await at the Grande Denali Lodge, located high on the slopes of Sugarloaf Mountain, far above the hustle and bustle of the highway. The Grande Denali lobby features warm timbered log accents, a stone fireplace, high vaulted ceilings and large windows with views of Denali National Park Canyon. The spacious 160 rooms offer two queen beds or one king bed, Keurig coffee makers, hair-dryers, air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi and TV. Guests can upgrade to a room with a view, based on availability. The property also features six Alaskan-style log cabins. Guest laundry is available on-site. On-site dining options include the award-winning Alpenglow Restaurant, Peak Spirits Lounge and Peak Espresso Café. The Sugarloaf Room can be reserved for small meetings and special catered events. A courtesy shuttle operates daily with service to shops, Denali National Park Visitor Center, the Alaska Railroad Depot and sister property, the Denali Bluffs Hotel. Most tour activities pick up at the front door. From $220 Superior Denali Cabins Experience the absolute definition of what it means to unwind with an escape to the simple comforts of the charming Denali Cabins, located in the vibrant landscapes of Denali National Park and Preserve. Just 13 kilometres south of the national park entrance, the Denali Cabins are a favourite retreat among the local Alaskans and the perfect base camp to embark on all your Denali adventures. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the congested park entrance are 46 cedar cabins - peaceful abodes quietly located amid the distinct Alaskan wilderness. Guests can enjoy modern conveniences such as Wi-Fi, private baths and telephones and refuel their taste buds with a tasty meal at the on-site restaurant, Prey Bar & Eatery. Highlights of your trip might include: discovering Denali’s most iconic landmarks; the wildlife and scenery of the Denali Backcountry Adventure; nourishing your appetite with classic meals infused with an Alaskan twist; the stunning sights as you ride the complimentary shuttle into Denali National Park; a bird’s-eye view of the vast backcountry on a flightseeing or helicopter tour; independent hiking or biking trails or white water rafting and jet boating down the Nenana River. Classic Cabins, Standard Two-Double Bed Cabins as well as Deluxe Family Cabins are available late May-early September. From $220 Unique Lodge Denali Backcountry Lodge Escape to the remote comforts and warm hospitality of the exclusive Denali Backcountry Lodge, located in Kantishna, in the heart of Denali National Park and Preserve. Enjoy all the amenities of an all-inclusive stay with ample opportunity to explore the ruggedly wondrous backcountry with guided hikes and activities, or on your own with equipment rentals. Experience the rustic comforts of Denali National Park lodging in your private cabin. Relax with games by the fire in the spacious, two-storey Main Lodge with great views of Moose Creek and the peaceful outdoors. Whatever your activity of choice, visit Alaska’s iconic wilderness destination and let the friendly team at Denali Backcountry Lodge make your stay a memorable one. Discover Denali’s most iconic landmarks, wildlife and scenic highlights as you explore with the Denali Backcountry Adventure. Get a bird’s-eye view of the backcountry and Kantishna Hills on a flightseeing tour with one of the local flight tour operators. Guided hiking is also available daily with trails ranging from casual to challenging. Try your hand at a favourite Alaskan pastime with complimentary fishing gear for guests to use in Moose Creek or Wonder Lake. Traditional Cabins, Superior Cabins and Creekside Cabins are available June - September. From $580 www.andersonvacations.ca Unique Lodge 125