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The closest nearby town to this abandoned igloo hotel is Cantwell, which has around 220 year-round residents. Hundreds of thousands of travelers pass by Igloo City each year en route to Interior Alaska destinations such as Denali National Park, the old Denali Highway, and Fairbanks.
Located twenty miles from the nearest town of Cantwell, Alaska, Igloo City is an igloo-shaped hotel that has been left to the elements for over 40 years. The odd four-story concrete hotel that was constructed in the 1970s along the Alaska Highway system, but it was never completed because it could not the meet building codes of the time.
Alaska’s Abandoned Igloo City Hotel. 12 January 2013. Even in the chilly Alaskan heartland, this isn’t quite what you expect. A giant igloo. Situated on the George Parks Highway, 180 miles out of Anchorage on the route towards Fairbanks, Igloo City as it is known stands out like the proverbial sore thumb.
Alas, money was tight, and by 2005 Fisher reluctantly closed the gas station and put the igloo on ice. The Igloo Lodge subsequently became a place for shutterbugs and vandals.
Borealis Basecamp offers the only clear roofed igloos in all of Alaska. The wrap around clear ceiling gives you unsurpassed views of our wintry wonderland and the amazing Aurora Borealis. With private bath and kitchenette this dome makes a perfect spot for an extended stay.
Igloo City in Cantwell, Alaska, is the strangest kind of tourist attraction. First, it’s in a remote region of one of the most remote states in the United States. But second, and more surprisingly, it’s an attraction that never even opened for business. Intended to one day serve as a hotel, Igloo City in Cantwell, Alaska,...
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Hotel Arctic, Greenland. Thanks to its one-of-a-kind setting at the mouth of an ice fjord, this unique hotel boasts stunning waterfront light shows. There are a number of distinctive rooms and suites to choose from, but the quirky igloo accommodation (a two-person cabin with an aluminium exterior) is our favourite.
The ceiling wraps around you, outside and inside blend together, enveloped in the beauty of Alaska. The transparent ceilinged Borealis Basecamp igloos rest on a north facing ridge crest at an altitude of about 1,200 ft beckoning you. Rugged landscapes, aurora borealis overhead, first class accommodations, personalized and heartfelt Alaskan service.
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