Van Gilder Hotel

2.5 star property
Historic hotel in Seward with free parking

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Van Gilder Hotel

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Front of property
Free WiFi, bed sheets
2 Full Beds | Bathroom shower

Overview of Van Gilder Hotel

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping
  • Free WiFi
308 Adams Street, Seward, AK, 99664

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center4 min walk
  • Popular LocationAlaska SeaLife Center4 min walk
  • Popular LocationSeward Waterfront Park5 min walk
  • AirportSeward, AK (SWD)6 min drive

Room options

1 Queen - Shared Bath

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Classic Double Room

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Apartment Annex

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Annex 1 Queen Bed

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

2 Full Beds

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Queen Bed and 2 Twin Beds

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed

Suite, 2 Bedrooms

  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area


Located in Seward, Van Gilder Hotel is in the city center and in the mountains. Seward Boat Harbor and Caines Head Trailhead are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center and Chugach National Forest. Alaska SeaLife Center and Thumb Cove State Marine Park are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Seward Community Library & Museum - 3 min walk
  • Chugach Heritage Center - 3 min walk
  • Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center - 4 min walk
  • Alaska SeaLife Center - 4 min walk
  • Seward Waterfront Park - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Kenai, AK (ENA-Kenai Municipal) - 139 min drive


  • Starbucks - 3 min drive
  • The Highliner Restaurant - 1 min walk
  • Woody's Thai Kitchen - 11 min walk
  • Ray's Waterfront - 2 min drive
  • Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery - 1 min walk

About this property

Van Gilder Hotel

Historic hotel in the city center
Take advantage of an art gallery on site, a shopping mall on site, and a library at Van Gilder Hotel. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Additional perks include:
  • Free self parking
  • A free area shuttle, an area shuttle, and express check-out
  • Concierge services, luggage storage, and tour/ticket assistance
Room features
All 20 rooms offer amenities such as free WiFi.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Showers and free toiletries
  • Heating and daily housekeeping




Sustainability practices

Change of bedsheets on request
Change of towels on request
This information is provided by our partners.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free area shuttle up to 25 yds
  • Area shuttle
  • Free bus station shuttle
  • Free self parking on site

Things to do

  • Art gallery
  • Library
  • Shopping mall

Family friendly

  • Free area shuttle


  • Limited-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

Guest services

  • Change of bedsheets on request
  • Change of towels on request
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tour and ticket assistance


  • In the mountains


  • No elevator


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Shower only
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste on request
  • Towels


  • Heating

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