Ma Johnson's Historic Hotel
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The only Michelin Guide recommend hotel in Wrangell St. Elias

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"Authentic, Sustainable, Memorable"

Included in National Geograpic's "129 hotels we love to stay at? list

Outside Magazine named McCarthy Alaska the #2 kickback Town in America


A "Living Museum" and award winning hotel

The Ma Johnson's Hotel is our flagship hotel. Each of the 20 unique rooms is filled with genuine artifacts from McCarthy and Kennicott; you'll enjoy our authentic living museum hotel. Our knowledgeable staff is always excited to share the town's history, both past and present. You will become part of our little town when you choose to stay at Ma Johnson's Hotel.

Enjoy local nightlife, restaurants, a couple shops, and a heartfelt community atmosphere.

After a day's adventure in the wilderness, why not go on a Culinary Adventure at the McCarthy Lodge Bistro? Or perhaps enjoy a pint at the Golden Saloon and meet the locals who call McCarthy home. The Golden has a great casual menu with original pub favorites.

Included Amenities

  • Breakfast at the McCarthy Lodge
  • Pick up and drop off at the footbridge or at the McCarthy airport.
  • Custom bathrobes and slippers for use at the hotel
  • Handmade soaps & lotions
  • luxurious high thread count linens

"Come meet the good natured and fun loving handful of people who call McCarthy Home!"

Several fantastic dining options in McCarthy >>

We also offer budget rooms.
at Lancaster's Backpacker Hotel >>

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of the activities McCarthy has to offer >>