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Awesome View B&B Mermaid's Lair

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About the property

Bed And Breakfast, 1 Bedroom,

Owners Mike and Gina Friccero welcome you to the Awesome Views Bed and Breakfast experience. Our top of the line beds and linens guarantee a good nights rest surrounded by beauty.Private parking/entry, with Ocean front Views that are unbeatable. Private deck with each room. Walking distance from town, museums shopping and restaurants. Good viewing for birds, sea lions and the occasional Killer Whale Pod that cruises by. Lovely sunrises over the Ocean, but remember this is the land of the midnight sun! Bring sleep mask if overly light sensitive. Recommended to bring warm clothes even in summer. Lightweight rain gear is a good thing to include in your pack.

Children are welcome. Our home is on a park strip that offers plenty of room for kids to run and play. Withing walking distance of public pool, High School and the bridge to Near Island. Claw foot Tub May Be Hard To Access For Seniors Bath. Oceanfront private room with bath

More Details

Mike and Gina Friccero
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Mike and Gina Friccero

We are a Local fishing family, Owners of F/V Miss Gina that fishes Halibut and Salmon and Cod commercially. Our grown children also participate in the fisheries. We built an addition on to our home and designed it for a B&B, so it is well laid out, and very comfy.

Mike and Gina Friccero purchased this house in 1998

Why Mike and Gina Friccero chose Alaska

The views are spectacular, the location is convenient. Each room has private deck overlooking the ocean. Children are welcome! Perfect accommodations for the executive traveling for business or the family vacation. Romantic for couples, too!

What makes this house unique

Wildlife..we have Sea Lions, otters and the occasional whale right out front! Not to mention many different birds!


Kodiak House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • clawfoot tub may be hard to access for seniors
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Awesome View B&B Mermaid's Lair
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews

Perfect home away from home while visiting family!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of the apartment are representative of what I found. The pictures from the little porch and picture window do not do the actual view justice though! The bed was very comfortable. I slept very well. It is sufficiently furnished to have a light breakfast... small refrigerator, microwave, Keurig, toaster, plates, etc. Fresh pastries and fruit were supplied everyday. It is located within walking distance to downtown and to some good hiking on Near Island. I am certain that it represents one of the best bargains in the area. I would definitely book again!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the view!!! Watching the eagles, seals & tides. Will definitely tell my friends about this B&B.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Beautiful and relaxing B&B

  • 5 of 5

I spent one night at Awesome Views B&B - I am in Kodiak for work, but planning when I can get back here for vacation. The B&B is located in a beautiful spot in Kodiak, close to food and shops, right on the water. We spent the evening sitting on the balcony drinking wine and watching pods of seals swimming back and forth. The room is clean and has everything you might need. Great place to stay!!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria, BC

cozy and convenient

  • 4 of 5

The Mermaids Lair was all that I hoped for! Great view of harbour and short walk to town. I wasn't feeling well when I was in Kodiak...I appreciate Gina and Mike's kind hospitality. I had a super day trip exploring the island with local tour guide.. Kodiak island is beautiful!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Oasis

  • 5 of 5

I loved my stay at the Mermaid's Lair - The room was adorably decorated and extremely comfortable. And the view was awesome, as promised. An amazing oasis to relax and enjoy everything Kodiak has to offer. And I loved the breakfast treats that the hosts left for me. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful accomodations in Kodiak!

  • 5 of 5

I used the Mermaid's Lair as my home away from home while working in Kodiak for 2 weeks. The room is beautiful, and nothing can beat this view on the channel! Lots of privacy in a quiet location and close to town with a nice breakfast and comfy bed. Gina is a wonderful host - these are perfect accommodations for a short stay, or a long stay.

Lori Cook

Chattanooga, TN

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Kodiak Airport
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Alaska Marine Highway
Nearest Beach
front yard
Car: not necessary

Birdwatchers will love the location. It is convenient, romantic and decorated with lovely art. The linens and towels are top of the line. Walking distance to town, museums, restaurants this family friendly (or romantic) spot is perfect for the weary traveler to relax and enjoy all that Kodiak has to offer.


Rates & Availability

Kodiak House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 15 2017 - Sep 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Our refund policy:Due to VRBO fees, we will refund 80% of your money with thirty days or more notice. After Thirty days we will try and rent the unit and if it rents we will refund your 80%, if not we will split the difference with you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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