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Located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Wilderness Access Center, McKinley Chalet Resort is within a 10-minute drive of Denali National Park Visitors Center. This 483-room, 3.5-star resort welcomes guests with conveniences like 2 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and free self parking. It's near the airport and also within a 15-minute drive of Black Diamond Golf Course.


Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Canyon Steakhouse, which specializes in seafood. Get an energy boost at the coffee shop/café, or grab a drink at the bar/lounge.


The 483 accommodations feature sitting areas. Guests can expect to find flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Coffee makers, free local calls, and desks are also standard.

Property features

McKinley Chalet Resort features free WiFi in public areas and a picnic area. There's free parking and an area shuttle for a fee. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with concierge services, and answer any questions about the accommodations. Additional amenities include a fireplace in the lobby, a gift shop, and a porter/bellhop.


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Concierge services

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the resort's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. For a surcharge, an area shuttle within 2 mi is available to guests. This Denali National Park resort also offers tour/ticket assistance, gift shops/newsstands, and a picnic area. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 483 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Picnic area 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 28 


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

McKinley Chalet Resort offers 483 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include showers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Desk 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Free local calls 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Flat-panel TV 

Where to Eat

Canyon Steakhouse - This steakhouse specializes in seafood and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Karstens Public House - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Music of Denali - This theme restaurant specializes in barbecue. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Hotel Name

  • McKinley Chalets
  • McKinley Chalets Denali National Park
  • McKinley Chalets Hotel
  • McKinley Chalets Hotel Denali National Park
  • Hotel Mckinley Chalet
  • McKinley Chalet Resort Denali National Park
  • McKinley Chalet Denali National Park
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  • Mckinley Chalet Hotel Denali National Park And Preserve

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