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Family Vacation Destination! Lake Activities, Game House, dog Friendly!
5/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
End of year family glamping.

"Love this property! The owners are great and take great care in the property. This is the second time there. We all (son, daughter in law, grandsons and good family friends) had a great time especially around the camp fire (my favorite). The new game room addition was a hit with the teens as well ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Family Vacation Destination! Lake Activities, Game House, dog Friendly!
Kenai Airport Hotel
2 out of 5
230 N Willow St, Kenai, AK
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $70 per night
0.83 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (92 reviews)

"Staff were really welcoming and also always helpful when we needed things for our room ☺️"…"

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

Kenai Airport Hotel
Discover Kenai Eclectic Near Kenai River/airport!!
New! Cozy Kenai Cabin, Great for Groups + Families
Downtown Kitchen Full Kitchen Suite!
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0.28 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (5 reviews)
Simple easy close

"These units are close to pretty much everything. The studio a very efficient design. Perfect for a weekend stay."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Downtown Kitchen Full Kitchen Suite!
Downtown Kenai Full Kitchen Suite
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0.29 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (5 reviews)
Everything we needed

"2nd year to stay here. Has everything i need. Would have liked a toaster but maybe next year. Would definitely stay again. Close to everything you could need."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Downtown Kenai Full Kitchen Suite
New Lower Rates . Glacier View Cabin!!
Charming Duplex Unit
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1.19 mi from city center
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Clean and convenient

"Talk about a really nice, clean place for a more than fair price! This duplex is situated on a quiet street just a few minutes from town. It’s a great little getaway for a couple looking to spend some time in Kenai. It’s not far from the fishing grounds either if you’re coming up from the Lower 48. ..."…"

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

Charming Duplex Unit
Daniels Lake Lodge B&B
2 out of 5
51382 Drift Circle, Box 8222, Kenai, AK
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12.03 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (29 reviews)
ok but don't rent the motor boat

"very nice cabin. rented motor boat that broke down in middle of lake, owner offered no help in getting us back to shore. overall everything turned out ok but it could have been a very bad experience. had to row over a mile to get to broken down motor boat, then we had to fix it ourselves"…"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019

Daniels Lake Lodge B&B
Salmon Catcher Lodge
3 out of 5
37911 Ralph Lane, Kenai, AK
The price is $79 per night
5 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)

"QUIET, CLEAN and great service, ease of check in. Will stay again"…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

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Visiting Kenai

Visitors can enjoy all that Kenai has to offer including the local tours, riverfront, and volcano viewpoints. Tourists can also enjoy the city's seafood restaurants and churches.

  • There are 38 hotels and other accommodations in Kenai
  • The closest major airport is in Kenai, AK (ENA-Kenai Municipal), 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Tyonek, AK (TYE), 36 mi (57.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Kenai

The picturesque setting of Kenai Beach and Cunningham Park exemplify the city's natural beauty. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Challenger Learning Center and Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 38 hotels and other lodging accommodations to pick from in Kenai. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Salmon Catcher Lodge - This 3-star lodge features ski slopes, a restaurant, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Aspen Extended Stay Suites Kenai - Our customers like the helpful staff and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour fitness center.
  • Daniels Lake Lodge B&B - This 2-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Dressing for Kenai

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 39°F and the nighttime average to be 8°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 63°F during the day and 22°F at night
  • July through September averages 65°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 51°F during the day and 9°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Kenai is 18.15 inches
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 64°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 9°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Kenai?
Salmon Catcher Lodge is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star lodge offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Aspen Extended Stay Suites Kenai and Quality Inn as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kenai, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get top deals in Kenai.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Kenai?
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What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Kenai?
Based on reviews, Quality Inn is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best accommodation for families in Kenai?
Quality Inn is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options to stay with the kids include Aspen Extended Stay Suites Kenai and Blonde Bear Bed & Breakfast. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to North Peninsula Recreation Area.
What's the best all-inclusive hotel in Kenai?
Alaska SeaScape Lodge - All Inclusive is a 3.5-star all-inclusive property featuring a restaurant and a bar, and a favorite with Expedia travelers.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Kenai?
Uptown Motel Kenai is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests.
Where is the best place to stay with easy access to Challenger Learning Center?
Aspen Extended Stay Suites Kenai is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. It’s located just a short 0.6 mi (1 km) from Challenger Learning Center. Other good options within a short distance include Quality Inn and Kenai Airport Hotel.
What about the best place to stay close to Kenai Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Aspen Extended Stay Suites Kenai, located 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Kenai Beach, and this hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Quality Inn and Kenai Airport Hotel are two other good options within a few miles.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Kenai?
Salmon Catcher Lodge is a top B&B for a beach vacation, and features a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Quality Inn and Salmon Catcher Lodge. Spend a relaxing afternoon at Kenai Beach during your stay.
What are some accommodations with pools in Kenai?
Quality Inn is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi.
What is the best spa hotel in Kenai?
Quality Inn is a top spa hotel featuring an indoor pool and a fitness center. Why not spend some time relaxing in the spa tub?

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