Private room in bed and breakfast hosted by Martin & Kathy

  1. 3 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1.5 baths
Martin & Kathy is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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92% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
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100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.


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Visit the "real" Alaska, off the tourist path, out in the country with access to walking and/or bike gravel trails. Take a five minute walk to experience the tranquility of our little "private" lake where you can row, row a boat around. Our B&B is perfect for the independent traveler.

This room is decorated with artwork by legendary Alaskan artist, Jon Van Zyle, whose paintings capture unique Alaskan experiences.

The space
If you are an independent traveler who wants to experience a piece of personal paradise, Happy Trails B& B is for you!
Glimpse the workings of 4 time Iditarod Champion Martin Buser’s Happy Trails Kennel Operation.

House Amenities:
Large deck, grill available, Common living room with DVD/TV, Fire pit, High speed internet access

Visitors enjoy:
King and twin bed
Private bathroom
Self served breakfast foods
Walking trails with canoeing on a nearby lake
Guided visit with friendly Iditarod veteran sled dogs and puppies
Kennel tours available in summer at 10:00 & 2:00 daily, additional fee involved.
Dog sled rides in winter can be arranged.

The 149.00 rate is per room - double occupancy.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Lake access
Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable
Patio or balcony
Hair dryer

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4.97 out of 5 stars from 33 reviews


Where you’ll be

Big Lake, Alaska, United States

This area is rather rural. Services are available in the town of Big Lake, which is about a 12 minute drive.

Hosted by Martin & Kathy

  1. Joined in September 2011
  • 115 Reviews
  • Superhost
We own and operate Happy Trails Kennel which is a racing sled dog kennel. Martin has won the Iditarod 4 times.

During your stay

We are usually around the kennel area and have tours most days in the summer. We look forward to meeting you!

Martin & Kathy is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy