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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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.

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.

  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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Central America. Europe. Middle East. A new luxury chalet has been built on the Ruth Glacier in Denali National Park in Alaska that offers guests stunning panoramic views of the surrounding region, as well as the perfect conditions to watch the Aurora Borealis in private.

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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A New Luxury Hotel Is Opening in the Middle of an Alaskan Glacier . Visitors to Alaska ’s Denali National Park no longer need to rough it to spend an immersive night in the glaciers .

By Hayley Pugh. If you’re in need of some ice-olation, this luxury hotel which is set to open in the middle of an Alaskan glacier could be just the answer. CATERS. The Sheldon Chalet is a deluxe resort built on a nunatak – an exposed peak surrounded by a glacier – ten miles from the summit of

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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