Welcome to The Van Gilder Hotel When visiting Seward Alaska the Van Gilder Hotel is one of your best choices for affordable and comfortable lodging. Our downtown location makes it easy to see the sites, walk to dining and tour the harbor. Make your reservation online or call us at 907-224-3079.

Closed for the 2019 Season
​Stay tuned for Opening 2020 Season in May 2020!

Dating from 1916, this landmark traditional hotel is a 4-minute walk from the Alaska SeaLife Center, and a mile from Seward Boat Harbor and the border of Kenai Fjords National Park. 

Featuring Victorian-style furnishings, the cozy rooms offer flat-screen TVs, in-room sinks and shared bathrooms. Upgraded rooms add private or en suite facilities and suites have 2 bedrooms. There’s a parlor, a communal kitchen, and a lobby with a piano.

Make your stay in Seward memorable and part of history at the Van Gilder Hotel.  You can easily make your reservation online or give us a call.

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