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Travel A New Luxury Hotel Is Opening in the Middle of an Alaskan Glacier

07:20  14 january  2018
07:20  14 january  2018 Source:   travelandleisure.com

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  A New Luxury Hotel Is Opening in the Middle of an Alaskan Glacier © Courtesy of Sheldon Chalet Visitors to Alaska’s Denali National Park no longer need to rough it to spend an immersive night in the glaciers. A new Alaskan resort will open in February where “guests become part of the landscape” — without sacrificing luxuries like a concierge, champagne or plush bedding.

The Sheldon Chalet is perched on a “nunatak” (an exposed hill surrounded by glacier) bordering Alaska’s Denali National Park, at 6,000 feet elevation.

The chalet's all-inclusive rate includes accommodations, food and beverage, sauna access and a “flightseeing” tour while in transit to and from the hotel. And of course, they offer a completely customized experience.

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A brother and sister have opened the stunning Sheldon Chalet located directly on an Alaskan glacier , ten miles from the summit of Denali National Park in Previously accessible only to experienced mountain climbers, visitors can now enjoy true luxury in the middle of an icy paradise retreat.

Opening in February, the Sheldon Chalet will be one of the only places you can enjoy the splendor of the Alaskan glacial landscape without camping out in the If you're willing to drop at bit of spare change to the tune of ,300 per person per night, experiencing this amazing glacier hotel is a must.

a close up of a mountain© Courtesy of Sheldon Chalet

When conditions are prime, guests can sit on the observation deck and watch the aurora borealis with a glass of champagne. Staff can also arrange skiing, trekking or snowshoeing expeditions on the Ruth Glacier that surrounds the Sheldon nunatak.

a view of a snow covered mountain© Lance King/Getty Images

The resort has a maximum capacity of 10 people across its five guest rooms. Each of the rooms includes showers with “carefully curated spa products” and panoramic views of the snow-capped Alaska range.

a bedroom with a bed and a window© Courtesy of Sheldon Chalet

The resort has neither cellphone coverage nor internet service, which Marne Sheldon, one of the operators of the resort, said contributes to “luxurious disconnecting.”

While guests are disconnecting from their internet lives, they will dine on locally sourced Alaskan meals, with a heavy emphasis on seafood like Alaska King Crab and Copper River Salmon.

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The luxury resort is built on a 6,000 feet elevation and is a rare extravagant experience that one can catch in Alaska . Those raring to go adventurous, can further try skiing, trekking or snowshoeing on the Ruth Glacier , with the help of the hotel staff.

a living room filled with furniture and a fire place© Courtesy of Sheldon Chalet

“Alaska doesn't have many of these crown-jewel experiences,” Sheldon told Travel Weekly. “We hope to fill that niche.”

Rooms start at $2,300 per person, per night, based on double occupancy.

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