Ketchikan is a charming fishing town in Alaska.
Although it is a port of call for some cruise
ships, you may want to visit on you own, so that you
can explore the area at your leisure. If you do decide
to see Ketchikan as an independent traveler, you will
be pleased to discover that it is relatively easy to find
an affordable Ketchikan Alaska hotel. Here are a few of
the interesting Ketchikan hotels..
The Cape Fox Lodge Hotel in Alaska
The Cape Fox Lodge hotel in Ketchikan Alaska is one of the finest hotels in the area. It is located within the heart of the Tongass National Forest and situated on a hill that overlooks the city. The interior style of this Ketchikan Alaska hotel is reminiscent of a ski lodge. You will love the river rock fireplace, pine-beamed ceilings and overstuffed, comfy furniture. The ambience of the Cape Fox Lodge reflects the area"s Native Alaskan heritage by displaying exquisite Southeastern Alaska cultural motifs. Among these are the totem poles at the hotel entrance and the intricately carved screen. A number of artifacts are also displayed throughout the lobby and on the second floor landing.
The Cedars Lodge: Sport Fishing Hotel in Ketchikan Alaska
Fishing happens just outside the back door of this Ketchikan Alaska hotel. Its location on the waterfront in historic Ketchikan has inspired the owners of this Ketchikan Alaska hotel to combine comfort, style and value with to create the ultimate Alaska angling experience.
You will have a choice of either deluxe waterfront suites, street side suites with Jacuzzi tubs or one of the huge, elegantly appointed standard rooms. All of the rooms at this hotel in Ketchikan Alaska come equipped with cable television, telephone, large, private bathrooms and plenty of sitting space
The Gilmore Hotel: A Pet-Friendly Hotel in Alaska
Why board the dog if you can take him to this excellent Ketchikan Alaska hotel? Located in downtown Ketchikan, the Gilmore Hotel was built in 1927. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The boutique hotel was renovated in 2002 and now features 38 appealing guest rooms. Amenities at this Ketchikan Alaska hotel include:
*Free Continental Breakfast 6 A.M. - 9 A.M.
*Complimentary high-speed Internet access
*24-hour front desk
*Business center with computer kiosk and printers
*Dry cleaning service
*Freezer for guest"s fish
*Coffee and cookies in lobby