Uncle Nicolai's Hostel, Copper Center

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Welcome to Uncle Nicolai's Hostel & Inn and the Copper Rail Depot Saloon.

This property is reminiscent of the mining camps that are now a part of Alaska's pre-World War II history. It is 3 1/2 hours road travel time to/from Anchorage and/or McCarthy in Wrangell St. Elias Nat'l Park; 4 1/2 hours to/from Fairbanks; 2 hours to/from Valdez. We have the best prices for overnight stays in the Copper Valley with very clean well-maintained accommodations. Our private rooms are for groups of 2 or 3 persons and include continental breakfast*; Our rooms are dog-friendly. *continental breakfast may not be available during start-up in late-May-early June.

Late check-in is available for private rooms with check-out by noon; Food is available on site at night in the bar. You must be 21 to enter the bar. Food is also available as take-out at lunch time and early evening; laundry is available in women's shower room. All private rooms have fully-made beds with DishNet TV, WIFI access; and coffee in rooms. All rooms are shared bath. We are adjacent the Klutina River and just upstream from the Copper River, known for its Copper River Reds (salmon). A hiking trail goes 25 miles up the Klutina River to Klutina Glacier and Lake. You may also charter to raft this river from well upstream.

Location and Contact


Fly to either Anchorage or Fairbanks where you can rent a car. OR check with Soaring Eagle bus lines for the schedule from Anchorage to Copper Center. We are near MP 100 on the Richardson Highway (Hwy 4), where you turn left, cross the Klutina River, turn right and find the bar on the right. That is the check-in point.



Address: 201 Loop Rd, Copper Center, USA

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Phone Number: 9072593007
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Facilities and Amenities

Party Hostel

Solo Traveller




Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Lockers in Lobby


BBQ Grill


Cable TV

Clothes Dryer

Hot Showers


Pool Table

Wheelchair Accessible

Credit Card Payments


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