12 Best Places To Stay In Seward, AK: From Rustic To Luxurious - Updated 2021

places to stay in seward alaska

Seward, Alaska is where the mountains meet the sea. The town boasts something for everyone, from rugged mountain landscapes and shimmering blue seas to quaint coffee shops and restaurants. While you’re there, you’ll need a place to lodge in for your adventures. Whether you’re looking for a centrally-located hotel or a remote, rustic cabin for your vacation, Seward has something for you! Check out this list of great places to stay in Seward, AK!

1. Blue Door Ocean View A-Frame Cabin (from USD 385)

Ready to experience your forest-living dreams? Don’t pass up the chance and book a few nights (or more!) at this Airbnb A-frame cabin in Lowell Point that has a view of the ocean. With two bedrooms and four beds, six people can comfortably stay at the property. The exterior is a nice balance of dark, modern, and rustic features, which are brought inside by the monochromatic appliances against the white walls. Some other features of the house are the clawfoot tub and a private deck.

Ocean view A-Frame Cabin (Salted Roots) Blue Door
Seward, Alaska, United States
36 reviews
Entire cabin 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
so clean and beautifully decorated
this place was very clean
and the cabin is a 10 absolutely gorgeous; comfortable clean and so many thoughtful touches throughout
the cabin was clean and well appointed with a great location near the beach
the host was very responsive
absolutely wonderful cabin and hosts
hosts we very welcoming and we would recommend this place to everyone
5 stars all the way around the hosts were responsive and helpful
kellyann and mark were super helpful
location is great and close to many trails
great location and the most comfortable beds
located very close to a great hike (tonsina trail)
we love the space and location near the beach
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2. Alaskan Adventure Package: Remote yurt, boat tour, and sea kayaking (from USD 550)

This lodging option will put a unique twist on your Alaskan vacation. This Airbnb is a secluded oceanfront yurt located at Shearwater Cove, a ten mile (16 km) boat ride from Seward. Your stay at this Yurt will start with a water taxi ride to the Cove. Once there, you’ll be given an orientation to the location and then enjoy unlimited access to the on-site sea kayaks and hiking trails. The yurt has a kitchenette with running water and a bathroom/hot shower, but you’ll have to bring your own food and water. This lodging option is completely off-grid, making it the ultimate eco-friendly lodging option for the most adventurous of groups!

Boat Tour, Kayaking and Lodging Package #2
Seward, Alaska, United States
77 reviews
Yurt 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the yurts were comfortable and had all of the amenities we needed
end of may it god a little cold outside but the heater was working well
the bed is very comfortable the heater is very warm although you may not needed it in summer
hot showers were enjoyed and the other amenities were great
the yurts were comfortable cozy and had everything we needed
everything is clean and well planned
the yurts are clean cozy and comfortable
it was clean and comfortable and we had everything we needed
the yurts are lovely clean and are very comfortable with heat and running water
shearwater cove was clean and comfortable and offered amazing views
jason and charity were great hosts
lovely hosts and feels wonderfully quiet/secluded
the hosts made everything super easy and enjoyable it is worth every penny
great relaxing getaway cove the hosts were very personable and accommodating
everyone involved in this experience is wonderful and accommodating
incredible experience and the location was peaceful and beautiful
a very unique amazing beautiful and peaceful location and experience
it is secluded and peaceful and the location is like none other
the location is so incredibly peaceful and the set up is very impressive
given the remoteness of the location advanced planning was done with sufficient timing and clarity
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3. The Windsong Lodge (from USD 179)

The Windsong Lodge is Seward’s swanky, Alaskan-style seasonal hostel with spacious rooms, great views, and a pleasant ambiance. Located a few miles outside downtown Seward at the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park, the Windsong Lodge is perfect for individuals and families alike seeking a secluded lodging option just outside of the busy town center. The restaurant at this lodging in Seward, Alaska, the Resurrection Roadhouse, also serves up some amazing food, with indoor and outdoor seating and one of the best views in towns of the surrounding mountain landscape.

Seward Windsong Lodge

Address: Mile 0.5 Herman Leirer Road

Luggage storage Non-smoking throughout Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Meeting/banquet facilities Fax/photocopying Delivered food is securely covered Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Business centre

4. The Vue B&B (from USD 335)

Bed and breakfasts have been known to pop up in charming, picturesque destinations. Seward is certainly no stranger to such a type of accommodation. A great place to stay in the city is The Vue B&B on 3rd Avenue. The rooms at the property boast boundless views of the skies, mountains, and surrounding nature. There’s a sun terrace where you can sip on your hot cocoa as you wait for the sun to completely shine on the mountaintops. Some of the things to do around are cycling and horseback riding.

The Vue B&B

Address: 329 3rd Avenue

Board games/puzzles On-site parking Sun terrace Private parking Concierge service Kid meals Free WiFi Shared kitchen

5. Alaska's Point of View Full Suite (from USD 175)

One of the most romantic places to stay in Seward for couples is this Airbnb vacation rental. With one bedroom and a full bath, this homey and charming rental hosted by Debra is just a few minutes away from downtown. While the unit is in a residential area, the space is completely private and you will not have to share areas with the owners. Cooking and dining at the place has never been more inspiring; the kitchen directly faces the million-dollar mountain view!

Alaska's Point of View Full Suite
Seward, Alaska, United States
28 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was strong enough for two of us working remotely and taking video calls
i especially enjoyed the deck fireplace art pieces massage chair and extra comfy bed
debra's place was amazing it was clean and bright
it was surprisingly spacious and all of the artistic touches were delightful
we had a great time debra's place is very comfortable clean and welcoming
clean cozy and perfect location
the apartment is cozy and clean and in a great location
debra is a wonderful host
she is super kind
this place was great location and price were perfect
super cozy amazing location and muffins every morning what more could you ask for
beautiful view great location we definitely recommend this place to our friends and family
debra's place was great we came down from amchorage for a quick stay and had a great time
such a cute location and comfy space (: the muffins and food were a nice touch
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6. Harbor 360 Hotel (from USD 214)

Situated right along the water in Seward’s Small Boat Harbor district, the Harbor 360 Hotel is perfect for those looking for a bustling city experience. With panoramic views of Resurrection Bay and the surrounding mountains, the Harbor 360 is perfect for those looking for the complete Seward experience. The Harbor 360 is just walking distance from all of Seward’s best restaurants and shops and offers easy access to the boat docks for those going out on whale watching tours and fishing charters. The hotel is open year round and features spacious guest rooms and an indoor pool, making it a great option for families looking for a convenient adventure basecamp!

Harbor 360 Hotel Seward

Address: 1412 4th Avenue

Free parking Business centre Vending machine (snacks) Heated pool Daily housekeeping Fishing Shuttle service (free) Gift shop

7. Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel (from USD 229)

Nestled in the heart of Seward’s Downtown district, the Best Western is just a few minute walk from the town’s best shops and eateries. The Best Western boasts fantastic views of the bay and is just a few short blocks from the waterfront park and the Alaska SeaLife Center. This hotel is perfect for anyone looking to experience the best of Seward’s vibrant and fun nightlife at the many downtown bars. If you won’t have a car, or you’re simply looking for a convenient, central location for your Seward stay, the Best Western is a fantastic choice.

Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel

Address: 202 5th Ave

Free WiFi Fax/photocopying Safety deposit box Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Laundry Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Physical distancing rules followed Concierge service

8. Resurrection Lodge on the Bay (from USD 179)

The Resurrection Lodge on the Bay is the perfect choice for budget-conscious travellers looking for secluded, quiet lodging for their stay. This lodge is located just a few minutes walk from the beach and features a variety of different rooms for a multitude of group sizes. Book a single room for yourself, or a three-room apartment for the whole family. The lodge also provides a fantastic breakfast, as well as a communal lounge area to make you feel right at home!

Resurrection Lodge on the Bay

Address: 13970 Beach Drive

Packed lunches Cycling Family rooms Snack bar Garden Parking Free parking Free WiFi

9. Cozy, secluded cabin (from USD 125)

Don’t know where to stay in Seward, Alaska that’s completely peaceful? This cozy, secluded cabin is located just outside of the town. Near Exit Glacier, and away from the hustle and bustle of town, this cabin is perfect for anyone seeking somewhere quiet to retreat to at the end of a long day of adventure. This AirBnB comes complete with a king-sized bed, a private bathroom, and a kitchenette, giving this rustic cabin a modern tint. Choose this AirBnB if you want to integrate some solitude into your busy vacations schedule!

Abode Well Cabin King Bed Private Bathroom WIFI
Seward, Alaska, United States
166 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fabulous king size bed with high end bedding and mattress
also the king size bed is amazingly comfortable
the group firepit was great and the bed was awesome to sleep in
the cabin was adorable had everything we needed and the bed was super comfy
beds were comfortable
clean and comfortable
the cabin was clean and perfect
clean cabin and comfortable bed
cabin was clean and very comfortable
very clean and easy check in
luckily the cleaning staff was still on site and we walked down to get another towel
easy communication w host and super easy check in and out
great location to town
excellent location quiet setting
love the location and setting
perfect location and ideal for couples or three people
good secluded location close to kenai national park and also close to seward downtown
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10. The Harborview Inn (from USD 129)

The Harborview Inn is located right in the middle of Seward, just a 10 minute walk to either the Small Boat Harbor or downtown, making this the perfect location for those looking to experience a little bit of everything while in town. The hotel is a bit more secluded than some of the other options in town, and a bit cheaper, making it a great option for budget-conscious travellers or those looking for a nightly retreat from the bustle of their vacation schedule.

Harborview Inn

Address: 804 3rd Avenue

Smoke alarms Cashless payment available Non-smoking throughout Fishing Private parking Concierge service Physical distancing rules followed Fire extinguishers

11. The Gammy Bird Inn (from 175 USD)

The Gammy Bird Inn is a lovely home situated above a small cliff overlooking a beautiful lagoon and Resurrection Bay. Located just a short walk from both Seward’s Small Boat Harbor and the downtown shops, the Gammy Bird Inn is a great place to retreat to after the day’s activities. The B&B is on the ground floor of this magnificent home and is right next to the scenic Two Lakes Park and hiking trails. Choose the Gammy Bird Inn if you’re looking for a cozy, central location for your Seward adventure!

The Gammy Bird Inn

Price: from 175 USD

Number of Guests: 2

12. Spectacular Bay Front Home VRBO

This 4 bedroom ocean-side home is just a few hundred feet from the beautiful Resurrection Bay. If you’re traveling in a large group, this stunning home is a perfect option. The spacious house has an open floor plan, a large deck with fantastic views of the bay, and a convenient, central location, making it a great spot for large group gatherings in downtown Seward. Don’t miss this chance to let your group relax in style and book this home today!

Spectacular Views, Beautiful Spacious Home, Centrally Located
70 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was fast and everything was great
the house was very clean and organized
owners are very responsive both before and during stay
the house is very comfortable and the owners have thought of every single detail
owners are extremely helpful and accommodating beautiful place for family vacation
great house in a perfect location
it was the perfect house in a wonderful location
great home close to town
you can walk to the town which is an added bonus
their is a great playground within walking distance which was perfect for our younger kids
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The best of Seward

Whether you’d prefer a quiet, secluded cabin or a downtown hotel, you’re sure to find the perfect spot for your stay in Seward. Consider one of these locations for your next Seward vacation and you won’t be disappointed!

Frequently asked questions about places to stay in Seward, AK

1. Which are the most luxurious places to stay in Seward?

Alaska’s Point of View Full Suite, Blue Door Ocean View A-Frame Cabin, and The Windsong Lodge are some of the best and most luxurious places to stay in Seward, Alaska.

2. Which places to stay in Seward are good for families?

The Windsong Lodge, Harbor 360 Hotel, Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel, and Resurrection Lodge on the Bay are three of the places to stay in Seward that are suitable for families.

3. Which places to stay in Seward are good for couples?

If you’re coming to Seward with your loved one, these are some of the best places to stay for couples: Blue Door Ocean View A-Frame Cabin, The Vue B&B, Alaska’s Point of View Full Suite, and Alaskan Adventure Package.

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