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BluesBerry Inn

P.O. Box 104
Milepost 210.8 of the George Parks Highway
(also called the "Parks Hwy.")
Cantwell, Alaska 99729

 

(907) 768-2415 main reservation number

(907) 768-2414 alternate number (Note: Alt # not always available for voice)

For information on our rates, please see the Rooms & Rates tab above, and EMAIL or CALL us for further info and for reservations: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WE ARE TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR SUMMER & FALL 2015, PLEASE CALL 907-768-2415 OR 916-765-2219.  THANKS!

 

THE BLUESBERRY INN IS THE FARTHEST NORTH MOTEL IN THE PARKS HIGHWAY/DENALI AREA WHERE ONE CAN SEE MT. MCKINLEY!

 
LODGE BUILDING

Main Lodge Building

 (Note: The cafe & restaurant are currently closed, but plans are underway to reopen them - hopefully Summer 2015)

A family friendly and affordable motel at Milepost 210.8 of the George Parks Highway (west side), in beautiful and historic Cantwell, Alaska

Cantwell, an old stop on the Alaska railroad, is at the crossroads of the famous Denali Highway and the George Parks Highway (the main highway between Alaska's two largest cities, Anchorage and Fairbanks). Cantwell is also only 27 miles south of the main entrance to Denali National Park (formerly Mt. McKinley National Park).

Telephone: 907-768-2415

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mailing address: PO Box 104, Cantwell, AK 99729

REASONABLE “FAMILY FRIENDLY” RATES THAT WILL BE EASY ON YOUR BUDGET. SPECIAL GROUP AND MULTI-DAY STAY RATES MAY BE AVAILABLE, CHECK WITH THE BLUESBERRY INN FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

NEW! TO KEEP ESSENTIAL UTILITY SERVICES (SUCH AS WATER, HEATING SYSTEMS, WIRELESS INTERNET) OPERATING DURING POWER OUTAGES, THE BLUESBERRY INN NOW HAS A BACKUP GENERATOR POWER SYSTEM!

NEW! FOR THE BUDGET MINDED TRAVELER, LOW COST HOSTEL ACCOMODATIONS ARE PLANNED FOR SUMMER 2013 - PLEASE SEE "ROOMS & RATES" TAB FOR DETAILS!

Blueberries grow wild ALL OVER these here hillsTM Smile

(especially on Reindeer Mountain - just to the east, across the Parks Highway - and along the Denali Highway!)


Mt. McKinley (taken from the Parks Hwy near the Jack River, 1 mile south of the BluesBerry Inn)

CLICK COOL PICS (above) FOR MORE COOL PHOTOS OF THE ETHERIAL Mt. McKinley and other Alaska photos! 


Mt. McKinley (South Peak 20,320', taken from the BluesBerry Inn)


ALASKA RANGE to the West (taken from the BluesBerry Inn)

THE BLUESBERRY INN: ONE OF THE MOST AFFORDABLE MOTELS NEAR DENALI NATIONAL PARK!

ROOMS: EVEN THOUGH WE HAVE ECONOMY RATES OUR ROOMS ARE VERY NICE - Please click Rooms & Rates above to see our rooms & details of rates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

    
 
Buckwheat Smith

 

 

HOTEL/MOTEL SERVICE FOR THE AREA OF ZIPS 99729 (CANTWELL), 99755 (DENALI NAT. PARK), 99743 (HEALY)

Location - We are EASY to find!

 


BluesBerry Inn - Location Map

MP 210.8, George Parks Hwy, Cantwell, AK

NOTE: PLEASE LOOK FOR THE BLUE HIGHWAY SIGNS, AND THEN MAKE THE NEXT RIGHT (IF SOUTH BOUND) OR LEFT (IF NORTH BOUND)

 

GPS COORDINATES: N63.40052 W148.89336 

 

GPS DIRECTIONS: We are at the intersection of Gore Rd. and Matlock Dr., Cantwell, AK 99729 but please note that there are no street signs). NOTE: Apparently Google Maps and Tom Tom give bad directions to here; we are off the Parks Hwy, NOT the Denali Hwy (some GPS seem to be using "roads" that never were built). 

 

 

MAIL:

BluesBerry Inn

PO Box 104

Cantwell, Alaska 99729

 

(907) 768-2415

 Note: Coming up the Parks Highway from Anchorage, when you cross PASS CREEK, which is in Broad Pass, you are only a few miles from Cantwell!

 

VICINITY MAP

 

 

 

 

Rooms & Rates

NICE ROOMS, NICER PRICES!TM

(Why is this our slogan? Because our rates are so low, for this region, that a person might naturally wonder if the rooms are substandard. But our rooms are first class and clean, as hopefully is evident from these photos. Our rooms are inexpensive, not cheap. The actual reason our rates are so low is we made a great purchase on the property and desire to give our guests a great price!)

WHY BEAT YOURSELF UP?  If you are planning to take the long tiring bus ride into the park, why not stay here the night before, and also the night after the ride? Check motel rates: You very likely will find our 2nd day rate, with our "clean rooms discount," is lower than you will pay at your destination! PLUS Cantwell is one of the most beautiful areas in Alaska! (That's quite likely why they made the movie here.)

NOTE: PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS BY CALLING 907-768-2415 OR 916-765-2219 - FOR YOUR SECURITY WE ONLY DO RESERVATIONS BY PHONE. WE DO NOT DO ON-LINE RESERVATIONS BECAUSE WE DO NOT CONSIDER ON-LINE RESERVATIONS TO BE SECURE FROM HACKERS. FOR THIS REASON WE ASLO REQUEST THAT CARD INFO NOT BE EMAILED.

 

 

(Cafe planned opening is now 2015, sorry for the continued delays)

 

BLUESBERRY INN ROOMS, RATES, AND RELATED POLICIES (please see also "Policies" tab above):

 

DRY CABINS 1 - 4: $80/day single occupancy (available in summer only; see description above). These cabins do NOT have TV and MAY NOT have wireless internet. Also, cabins MAY have 2 twin beds instead of 1 double bed. DRY CABINS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL JUNE 2014.

 

HOSTEL: ONE OR TWO DRY CABINS MAY BE CONVERTED FOR LOW-COST HOSTEL ACCOMODATIONS FOR SUMMER 2015 (anticipated cost/bed/day $40, plus special long term rates may be available, up to 4 twin beds/cabin - stay tuned for details). Wireless internet MAY be available for hostel and dry cabins, PLEASE check back with us for details.

ROOMS 6 - 12: $120/day single occupancy (for beds & bath, please see description above; also please see discount option below). These rooms have satellite TV and wireless internet. IF requested when booking, a limited number of microwaves may be available at an extra charge of $5/room/day.

 

ROOM 5 (has refrigerator* & microwave): $130/day single occupancy (see description above; also please see discount option below). Except for the refer & MW, this room is just like rooms 6-12 (i.e. has satellite TV and wireless internet, private bath/shower, 2 dbl beds). *note - refer does not have an ice compartment

 

ROOMS 20 - 25: $100/day single occupancy (please see description above). These rooms now have wireless internet. These are NICE rooms but they do NOT have TV.

 

ADA NOTE: Room 12, our ONLY handicap room, is currently being remodeled (to remove access barriers) and is NOT AVAILABLE until further notice. IF YOU REQUIRE A HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE ROOM, YOU MUST REQUEST IT WHEN MAKING YOUR RESERVATION (AND SINCE WE ONLY HAVE ONE, IT WILL ONLY BE RENTED TO NON-HANDICAPPED GUESTS IF IT IS THE ONLY AVAILABLE ROOM). ALSO, CURRENTLY, THIS ROOM HAS A 4" STEP UP FROM THE DECK TO THE ENTRY DOOR THRESHOLD, AND THE BATHROOM DOOR HAS ONLY ABOUT 28 INCHES OF CLEARANCE. WE CURRENTLY ARE PLANNING TO UPGRADE THE BATHROOM DOOR TO 36" AND EXTEND THE RAMP TO THE ENTRY DOOR THRESHOLD, BUT THIS WORK MAY NOT BE COMPLETE UNTIL 2015 (if you need the upgraded room prior to this date, please contact us and we'll try to expedite the work.) FOR LAYOUT OF THE EXISTING BATHROOM, PLEASE CONTACT US AND REQUEST "ROOM 12 BATH PLAN". Also, please contact us for remodel status. TV does not work in R12, we are trying to fix (as time permits).

 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO $AVE SOME MONEY, WHEN YOU MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE BE SURE TO ASK FOR OUR

 

CLEAN ROOMS DISCOUNT OPTION:

(Note: This discount is not available for 1 day stays)

 

WE GIVE YOU A CLEAN ROOM, and EXCEPT FOR YOUR LAST DAY, YOU KEEP YOUR ROOM CLEAN DAILY (but we still provide clean linens, towels, trash pickup, etc. as you request, in addition to any needed cleaning supplies). In return, for all days of your stay except the first, YOU RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING DISCOUNTED RATES:

 

DRY CABINS 1 - 4: $65/day (including double occupancy; see description above - but pets are still $10/day extra).

ROOM 5: $95/day (including up to 4 persons; see description above - but pets are still $10/day extra).

ROOMS 6 - 12: $85/day (including up to 4 persons; see description above - but pets are still $10/day extra).

ROOMS 20 - 26: $75/day (including double occupancy; see description above - but pets are still $10/day extra).

 

 

When booking the room, request the CLEAN ROOMS DISCOUNT for all dates of your stay except the first. You'll pay the full rate on your first day but get the CLEAN ROOMS DISCOUNT for all of the other dates of your stay! We'll still provide clean linens, coffee, pick up the trash, etc. (Basically, the CLEAN ROOMS DISCOUNT just means that you won't need housekeeping service on days 2+ of your stay).

 

 

 

Notes (apply to all rooms and rates):

 

1. All rates are subject to change without prior notice. Special group rates are available on request. Rates DO NOT include the Denali Borough 7% bed tax. ALL PRICES ARE IN US DOLLARS (USD).

 

2. All rates are single occupancy; additional persons $10 each.

 

3. Pets must be approved in advance by management and there will be a $10/day extra charge for each pet. To the extent required by law, service animals are excepted from the PETS policy.

 

4. Maximum number of persons per room shall be based on two persons/double or queen bed, 1 person/twin bed.

 

5. Check-out time is 1 PM or you will be charged for an additional day.

 

6. All rooms are NON-SMOKING. IF you smoke in your room, there will be an additional $100/day charge.

 

7. Since the BluesBerry Inn only has one ADA accessible room (room 12), it will only be rented to a disabled person unless it is the only room available. Room 12 has 1 queen bed plus 1 twin bed, a ramp, and handicapped accessible shower and lavatory.

 

8. Special monthly rates are available on request.

 

9. We cannot guarantee that any particular room, facility, or feature will be available on any particular date.

 

10. DEPOSIT POLICY: Advance reservations up to five 5 consecutive days (not counting checkout date) in length will require a deposit equal to the first day's rate per room. For cancellations, ONLY ONE HALF (50%) of this deposit is refundable - provided that you cancel, in a writing to the BluesBerry Inn, at least 1 week prior to the date of the scheduled check in. For no-shows the entire deposit shall be forfeited. The decision on refunds shall be at the sole discretion of the BluesBerry Inn's manager. However, subject to room availability (for the same type of room), and within the same year and season, your dates may be changed provided you notify the BluesBerry Inn at least 1 week prior to the originally scheduled check in date. Deposit shall be in US funds drawn on a United States (US) bank and may be by mailed personal check, or VISA/MC/Discover over the telephone (for your security, please DO NOT email card info). Reservations in excess of 5 consecutive days (not counting checkout date) will require a non-refundable deposit equal to one day per week or fraction thereof and additional deposit requirements may be specified by the BluesBerry Inn.

11. RESERVATIONS are not confirmed until the deposit has been received.

12. During the winter, reservations must be made at least two days in advance, except that the BluesBerry Inn may be closed during the winter. Please check with us for details.

13. For additional POLICIES please see tab Policies.