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Turnagain View Lodge & Wedding Venue

Arlene is a superhost.

Turnagain View Lodge & Wedding Venue

12 guests3 bedrooms8 beds3 baths
12 guests
3 bedrooms
8 beds
3 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the chalet to yourself.
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Sparkling clean
11 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Arlene is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Hand crafted spruce log home in private natural setting. Price based on double occupancy. Conveniently located between Anchorage and Girdwood, behind the Historic Indian Valley Mine, Mile 104. Consider using the lodge to relax Alaskan Style or use as home base for vacation adventure day trips. Host private parties or destination weddings. Event pricing begins at $2,500 plus lodging. Please note: To keep the lodge running smoothly there is a caretaker on site and a private caretakers area.


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 queen beds,4 single beds



14 reviews
John User Profile
January 2020
Wonderful and gigantic place with a decent location. Host were helpful and courteous! Super cool Alaskan vibe and history! As long as you know the very large house charges $40 a head for any other people beyond two, you will enjoy there wonderful home. I spoke to the hosts about…
Holly User Profile
November 2019
Awesome spot. Great views. Beautiful home!!! Fabulous hosts!!!
Tammy User Profile
August 2019
Arlene and her gorgeous property are just plain amazing. The house is sparkling clean with amenities galore. You can’t go wrong when booking this location. The view and your living space are both spectacular.
Brian User Profile
August 2019
Great place. You will be very happy if you stay here.
Thomas User Profile
August 2019
If you have a chance to visit Arlene’s place, take it! Beautiful house with an even better view. You feel very secluded yet minutes from food and other attractions to see/do. We traveled to Whittier and Seward on our last day and the location was perfect for the drive back to Ted…
Tracy User Profile
July 2019
You won’t be disappointed by this wonderful place. Plenty of space to bring the whole gang. Love that it’s only 30 min to the airport.
Jim User Profile
July 2019
Arlene's place is a WOW! From the views and location, to the spectacular logs the home is built with, to the attention to detail in the construction and decorating, it was simply a privilege to be there. Our party of 6 adults found it to be a wonderfully comfortable place to…

Hosted by Arlene

Anchorage, AKJoined in June 2018
Arlene User Profile
14 Reviews
Arlene is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Your hosts Roger and Arlene Cowles finished building the lodge in 2009. The lodge is a great addition to Indian Valley Mine National Historic Site. Both are outdoor enthusiasts. Roger and a few buddies ride bicycles 1,160 miles from Anchorage to Nome on the Iditarod Trail …
Interaction with guests
Check In/Out Check In Time ~ 5:00 pm to Red-Eye check in... no problem Check Out Time ~ 11:00 am Guests are welcome to visit the gold mine and pan for gold. Visit the gift shop, museum, and the delights of the farm. Turnagain View Chalet and Indian Valley Mine are family owned…
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM (next day)
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self checkin with building staff
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM (next day)
11:00 AM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • Parties and events are allowed