FAQ & Info

Where is Kenai?

Kenai, is located in South-central Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula , and lies on the shores of Cook Inlet, at the mouth of the Kenai River. Because of its close proximity to Anchorage, Kenai is easily reached from Anchorage by road or air.

 

How long does it take to get to Kenai from Anchorage?

Kenai is a 25 minute flight on a scheduled air carrier (Flights leave hourly) from Anchorage, and just a leisurely 2.5 to 3-hour drive (160 miles or 260 kilometers) south of Anchorage along one of the most scenic highways in Alaska.

How much of the Kenai Peninsula can I experience from Kenai?

The beauty, central location, wealth of things to do, along with the many services available in Kenai, makes it the perfect place to stay during your visit to the Peninsula. You can travel to and from all other Peninsula locations in a day, enjoying everything the region has to offer while accessing the many businesses in the central Peninsula.

What kind of fishing does Kenai offer?

Anything you want! Supporting the largest recreational fishery in Alaska, the Kenai River brings fisherman to the area from all over the world. King salmon, red salmon, silver salmon, Dolly Varden, steelhead and rainbow trout, are some of the other species sought after by anglers. Nearby lakes and streams, some of which are stocked, add to the fishing opportunities available.

What is there to do in Kenai?

Whether your interests lie in the outdoors, history and culture, shopping, or just taking in the beauty of the land and its wildlife, there is something for everyone in Kenai. To discover all there is to see and do, be sure to visit the Kenai Visitors & Cultural Center in Kenai.

Do you allow pets?

We allow pets with a $150.00 returnable deposit or credit card.

What time is check-in and check-out?

Check-in is 3pm or later and check-out is at noon. We can arrange an earlier or later check-in on request, when reservations are made.

What is your cancellation policy?

Our policy is a 24 – hour notice on cancellations.

Do you offer discounts?

Yes, we give group and senior discounts depending on availability.

What is your email address?

info@uptownmotel.com

Do you arrange charters for fishing ?

We don’t arrange charters but will be happy to give you names of charter companies that we have dealt with in the past.

 

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