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If you have stayed at the Kenai Princess, we would appreciate your comments. We will be travelling independantly so we could go to other places in that area if it's not recommended.
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We stayed two nights in 2002 and we thought it was lovely. Cooper Landing is a super place to stay -- there is a lot to do right there -- fishing, rafting, hiking, etc. The views are beautiful - so beautiful that we have decided to try to retire in the town. The hotel has lots of nice amenities -- we never ate dinner there, but enjoyed their restaurant for breakfast. Our room was huge - it was a suite in reality. The only problem is that we couldn't get the heat to turn down or off, so it was very stuffy.

I can't remember what we paid, but I remember thinking it was a tad overpriced. I really thought the Alyeska in Girdwood was a much better value if you get a $149/night special. But I loved the location of the Kenai Princess so it was worth it.

Have a great trip!

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If you have two weeks I would start in Fairbanks, and work your way south that way you can stop in Denali (Mt.McKinley), Anchorage, then go to Seward then Kenai.
There is a lot to do around the Kenai Princess you can drive just about 40 miles (which for AK is not that long) and see Soldotna or a little further to Homer. Cooper Landing is beautiful too, probebly the most beautiful place in that part of Alaska (my best friend lives there).
I live in the interior (near Fairbanks in North Pole, I work in Fairbanks is only 20 miles away). Every part of Alaska has something to offer. Don't be afraid to drive either there is only two major highways that just kind of go in a circle around the state! haha [img]http://messages.cruisecritic.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]
Also you'll probebly be suprised at how "friendly/talkative" Alaskans are compared to people from the lower 48 so you'll never get lost or not be able to get information from the locals. [img]http://messages.cruisecritic.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

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We made independent reservations there in 2001. Got off the Sea Princess in Seward and rented a car. Drove to the Kenai Princess - room was nice - small living room/dining with bedroom (nothing fancy, but nice). We ate at the restaurant twice I believe. Food wasn't bad, again, nothing fancy. We hiked the trail to the Russian River and went float fishing. Had a great time!! Would definitely do again.
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The Russian River is by far the most beautiful river in Alaska, and that's saying a lot because Alaska is BEAUTIFUL! The water is as blue as Kool-Aid and it's a very wide river too, the fishing is great! You shouldn't miss it, you'll spend the entire time your there with your mouth open saying stuff like "wow, this is so beautiful, wow, I can't believe it" I've lived here my whole life and every time I see the Russian I feel the same way! [img]http://messages.cruisecritic.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

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