Best Western

Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel

202 5th Avenue, Seward, Alaska 99664
Phone: +1 907-224-2700   |   Fax: 907/224-2701   |   76 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 4:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Our historic Seward downtown hotel boasts a premium location where guests can enjoy the quaint charm of the town but still enjoy the surrounding beauty of Mother Nature.

Your Alaska vacation begins with a fantastic Seward hotel. Centrally located in downtown Seward, we make it easy to get around the area. Enjoy marine tours and bay views while being close to the Alaska Sea Life Center. There's a refrigerator and microwave in every room, making extended stays simple and affordable. Whether you're here for a weekend or a season, make the most of your trip by choosing a comfortable hotel.

From the Mount Marathon to the epic Fourth of July celebrations, your Seward hotel is nestled close to all the top attractions. Outdoor activities like hiking and Exit Glacier exploration provide a unique way to enjoy this unbelievable territory. Cruises, kayaking and fishing charters are a must, and our friendly staff members are happy to provide tips and recommendations for making the most of your trip.

Our location to downtown and a small boat harbor makes our property an easy choice for adventure seekers. Spend the days shopping in the historical town, or schedule day after day of exploration. Whether you prefer a day of snow shoeing or whale watching, everything's possible near our property.

Of course, when you return to our Seward hotel, that's when the relaxation portion of your trip begins. Luxurious bedding, spacious rooms and the friendliest staff in town make your stay special. A fantastic location, affordable rates, and clean, comfortable guest rooms wait you.

Reserve your next stay at the Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel and walk to the top attractions! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items.
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge available during normal business hours
  • Porterage/bell services available during normal business hours
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable or satellite television including HBO®
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Meeting facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Hearing impaired services, TDD Phone Available
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Ice/vending machine
  • Free parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • Guest laundry
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; free in-room wireless internet access; free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Guest passes to Resurrection Bodyworks located across the street

Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel

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Conveniently located, the best western plus edgewater hotel in Seward, Alaska is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 60.101296  /  Latitude: -149.43832


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Anchorage Airport. Start out going east on Postmark Drive toward West International Airport Road, (0.30 miles). Turn left onto West International Airport Road, (1.60 miles). Take the Minnesota Drive south ramp toward Seward Highway south, (0.20 miles). Merge onto Minnesota Drive (3.7 miles). Minnesota Drive becomes O'Malley Road, (0.90 miles). Take the Seward Highway south ramp, (0.20 miles). Merge onto Seward Highway, (117.60 miles). Turn left onto 4th Avenue, (0.7 miles). Turn left onto B Street, (<0.10 mile). Turn right onto 5th Avenue and the Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel is just ahead.

Best Western Plus Edgewater Hotel

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Alaska Sealife Center

Alaska Sealife Center

Alaska Sealife Center

Opened in 1996, the Alaska Sealife Center, located along Resurrection Bay in the Gulf of Alaska, is the only wildlife rescue center and public aquarium along the Bay.

The center strives to educate its visitors, while conducting valuable research of Alaska's signature and rare ecosystems.

For 10 years, this wonderful center has educated its visitors on the Alaskan wildlife, as well as cared for injured marine animals.

This non-profit center, affiliated with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, remains the only cold-water research facility in the country.

Aniakchak National Monument

Aniakchak National Monument

Aniakchak National Monument

Located on the Katmai Peninsula, Aniakchak National Monument offers visitors a remote and drastic piece of the Alaskan frontier.

Launch off in Anchorage and expect to invest a signifcant amount of time and energy planning and exploring this wild and beautiful place.  

The monument offers its guests the chance to sightsee volcanoes from the "Ring of Fire", vibrant calderas, and numerous wildlife, including the grizzly bears.

Round out the experience wtth a river rafting trip, sport fishing, hiking through the volcanoes, and more. 

Exit Glacier

Exit Glacier

Exit Glacier

Located on the Kenai Peninsula in Kenai Fjords National Park, Exit Glacier was the site of the first documented Icefield crossing, in 1968.

The mountaineering expedition crossed the Harding Icefield over a span of eight days, from Chernof Glacier to Exit Glacier, finishing near Seward.

The glacier is the only section of Kenai Fjords National Park that is accessed by road.

After stopping at the Visitor Center, choose one of the several hiking trails to get a close look at this active glacier. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture an image of the beautiful glacier and nearby Kenai Mountains.

Kachemak Bay State Park & State Wilderness Park

Kachemak Bay State Park

Kachemak Bay State Park

Southeast of Homer on the Kenai Peninsula you'll find Kachemak Bay State Park.

Noted as Alaska's first state park, Kachemak Bay SP is nearly 400,000 acres

Visitors will find a plethora of outdoor adventure at the park, including a day full of hiking, fishing, boating, and bird watching opportunities.

Don't miss out on experiencing the Grewingk Glacier, China Pot Bay, or the Halibut Cove Lagoon.

Katmai National Park & Preserve

Katmai National Park

Katmai National Park & Preserve

Showcasing the beauty of the Alaska Peninsula, Katmai National Park and Preserve is located southwest of Anchorage and offers an extraordinary backcountry experience.

Visitors to this remote site often come to see its rugged peaks, the stratovolcanic Mount Katmai, and the surrounding wilderness, which features the Alaskan brown bears.

Don't miss the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, where the ash flow remains of a volcanic eruption 100 years ago creates a twisted scene of canyons and pyroclastic rocks, reminding visitors of the great natural power living here.

Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park, located on the Kenai Peninsula, near Seward, is a land at the mercy of ocean storms, earthquakes and glaciers. During the summer months, enjoy a boat tour to see the tidewater glaciers or cruise in the Resurrection Bay to see a variety of wildlife. The park is home to sea otters, bald eagles, dolphins, harbor seals, puffins, fin whales, humpback whales and mountain goats. Bring your camera to capture it all.

Lace up your hiking boots for trekking along one of the park's trails to reach an active glacier or join in one of the ranger-led walks. Learn about the geology of the park on this educational journey. While in the park, try kayaking, fishing, mountaineering or enjoy a scenic overflight of the park, for an incredible experience. After a day in the great Alaskan outdoors, rest comfortably with Best Western hotels.

Seward Museum

Found near Waterfront Park, the Seward Museum houses an impressive collection of artifacts, like Native American baskets, photographs, documents, and ivory carvings, telling the story of Seward. During the summer months, visit the museum to view "The History of Seward" and "The History of the Iditarod Trail" special slide shows.

The 1903 founding of Seward is celebrated annually at the museum on August 28. Stop by the museum gift shop to browse the selection of books, and gift items to round out your museum tour. Visit this coastal Alaskan town in Resurrection Bay, to find out why "Alaska starts here".

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Seward Library, featuring films on the 1964 good Friday earthquake
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Liberty Theater, movies
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Alaska SeaLife Center, research facility built with funds from the Exxon Valdez oil spill
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Seward Museum
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Kenai Fjords National Park and Ranger Station
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Exit Glacier, land based glacier
  • 0.50 mile(s) from The Alaska Shop, gift shop
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Ranting Raven, coffee house and Alaskan arts shopping
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Brown & Hawkins, outdoor gear
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Urbach's, retail clothing store
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Once in a Blue Moose, Alaskan gift shop
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Resurrect Art Coffee, coffee house and Alaskan arts shopping

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Fish House Charters, for Halibut and Salmon
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Exit Glacier Guides, shuttle service available
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Renown Boat Tours, of Kenai Fjords National Park
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, beginning to intermediate sea kayaking trips
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Kenai Fjord Tours, boat tours of Kenai Fjords National Park
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Major Marine Tours, boat tours of Kenai Fjords National Park
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Scenic Mountain Air, flight seeing tours
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Godwin Glacier Dog Sleds, fly in sled dog tour
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Ididaride Sled Dog Tours

Nearby Restaurants

  • Across the street from Apollo Restaurant, full service, Mediterranean, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Christo's Palace, full service, Steak House, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Thorn's Showcase Lounge, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Yoly's Bistro, full service, Steak House, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Ranting Raven, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Railway Cantina, deli, Mexican, open for: dinner,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Peking Restaurant, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Harbor Creamery, cafe, American, open for: lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Lombardo's, fast food, Mediterranean, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Ray's Waterfront, full service, Seafood, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Chinook's Restaurant, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Terry's Fish & Chips, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Subway®, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Bakery at the Harbor, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Exit Glacier Salmon Bake, full service, Seafood, open for: dinner,

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