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'Little Green Cabin' ~ Adorable And Cozy Backpacker-Styled Accommodation

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type cabin

Overview

About the property

Rustic Getaway - Ideal for the Avid Outdoorsman Looking for Cozy Accomodations

The Little Green Cabin a very rustic getaway in the heart of Hope, Alaska. This vintage cabin is an ideal retreat for the savvy camper who wants the comforts of a real bed and wood stove without the grand expense of luxurious living. We describe this cabin as the next step up from tent camping. It is extremely comfortable, cozy, warm and affordable. There aren't many bells and whistles, and the campers who most love this cabin are looking for just that - an isolated retreat that removes you from the every day busy-ness of life. The Little Green Cabin a queen size bed in the loft (all linens provided) and 2 pull-out couches in the living area (if using the pull-out couches, you will want to bring a sleeping bag or other such linens, as only the queen size bed in the loft includes linens). Both pullout couches cannot be fully laid out at the same time very easily, so most guests choose either the single bed or full sized couch bed. But, if you get creative, it can be done.

The wood stove and electric heater will keep you plenty warm in the evenings, and the mini fridge will keep you food plenty cool (be sure to bring firewood if you would like to strike up the stove or fire pit).

The Little Green Cabin is approximately 300 square feet with an additional loft overhead. It is sweetly decorated with country touches, and is an adorable retreat at an extremely affordable price. The cabin has a front porch for relaxing on, and a small portable gas grill to cook up your dinner. The fire pit is shared with the neighboring historic Hirshey Cabin, and it is surrounded by wooden chairs and a picnic table. The Little Green Cabin has a small dinette set for playing cards or enjoying a snack indoors.

The Little Green Cabin is considered a 'dry cabin' in that it does NOT have running water. There is a dedicated outhouse for using the facilities, but there is no sink or shower. We recommend guest bring their own drinking and non-potable water. Coin-op shower facilities and laundry machines are located 2 doors down at the Dacha general store. While the Little Green Cabin doesn't have consistent wifi, a signal from the owner's cabin nearby can frequently be picked up. Ask for the password when you arrive.

Please note that the cabin was recently painted and the furniture has been replaced, so the photos are slightly outdated. New photos are soon to come.

The Little Green Cabin is located at Mile 16.25 on the Hope Highway, just 1/4 mile from downtown historic Hope, Alaska - the perfect walking distance to all of Hope's nearly untouched attractions. Just take a right at the large wooden fish on the side of the road.

More Details

Owner
Jeannine
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

I read through all the reviews, and I can see that some people are expecting a posh stay at a "backpacker cabin." We were expecting something super rough, but we were shocked by how clean and cozy the cabin is. It's well-stocked, accurately described, and very warm. I guess it's not for everyone (certainly not someone expecting 5star accommodations) but we loved it and can't wait to come back!
Sep 2016
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Amenities

Hope Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Outhouse - toilet , Private outhouse - coin-op showers avail nearby
  • Outhouse restroom facility (no running water in the Little Green Cabin). Coin operated showers and laundry facilities are available two doors down at the Dacha General Store.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , In the loft (ladder) - includes all the linens
    Living Area - 1 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 pull-out couches (no linens provided for couch beds)
  • A ladder leads to the loft upstairs with a queen bed. All linens provided in the loft bed. The main living area has two pull-out couches (full and twin size). Please bring your own sleeping bags for these couches.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Outdoor fire pit surrounded with Adirondack chairs and a picnic table are on-site. We recommend bringing your own drinking water.

Reviews

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'Little Green Cabin' ~ Adorable And Cozy Backpacker-Styled Accommodation
average rating of 4.0625 based on 34 reviews
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

It's exactly what we were hoping for: small, affordable, and convenient. Will be coming back next summer for sure!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best kept secret

  • 5 of 5

Awesome again

Left a fan for upcoming campers

Cabin is hot when you get the Stove going

Thanks again Jannine!

We will be back

Best kept secret in hope

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Needs some upkeep and overpriced

  • 3 of 5

This worked for us but for the amount we paid, it was pretty disappointing. It is very rundown and the description doesn't really match the reality. It is located very close to a bigger B&B so don't expect to be alone in the woods. There is no lock on the door so we couldn't leave things there during the day which makes it a hassle to have to pack everything out whenever you want to leave. When we arrived, we found the bed unmade and clearly slept in. The caretaker suggested that someone had stayed without a reservation which made us even more uncomfortable about the lack of a lock. Its great to have a fridge, microwave and space heater but a few more amenities would really be helpful such as a coffee pot or french press, a few knives, cutting board, etc. I don't think that the camp chairs in the picture are still in the cabin. Unrelated to the cabin but as an update for those staying in Hope, we quickly learned that there are no dinner options in Hope on Mondays and the "liquor store" requires calling a number and waiting 15 minutes so come prepared!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Quiet and serene

  • 4 of 5

If you're looking for a no frills yet comfortable and inexpensive place to stay in Hope this is the place for you. My son and I stayed here foe a night and it was perfect for us. Clean with a couple of sofas on the first floor and a loft with a queen bed.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Great stay at the Little Green Cabin. It was cozy and the perfect ALASKA experience to enjoy a weekend in Hope.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

so much fun were coming back

  • 5 of 5

awesome, cozy. just wished those nice blue chairs would have been there..

all was not lost , we brought out the dining chairs and had a good ole time. thanks!!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Anchorage, AK
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Seaview Cafe' and Bar
Nearest Golf
85 Miles
Tanglewoods
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Portage depot
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Bowman's Bear Creek
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Alyeska Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Downtown Hope
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Hope Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$75
$500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 3.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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