Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Privately situated amongst the peaceful trees, just a short walk to Lost Creek!

Bedrooms 2
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cabin


About the property

1 bedroom + loft, fully equippuiped kitchen, private fire pit, Gas BBQ

Deo's Alaskan Cabin is privately situated amongst the trees 130 feet behind Log Dreamin' Lodge, just a short walk through the forest to Lost Creek, where exploring & sometimes catching a glimpse of wildlife is a favorite of owners Jasmine & Jared! The cabin was designed to be efficient & comfortable, creating a space that travelers the world over could enjoy! You can find yourself sitting on the covered porch with a hot cup of tea or sitting in front of your private fire pit, opportunities to enjoy this beautiful property are limitless!

The downstairs bedroom features a queen bed and our upstairs loft features two full beds with ample space. The bathroom is beautifully done with a shower and bathtub. You'll find the kitchen to be fully quipped for all of your cooking needs. Complimentary organic coffee & tea is provided as well. If you would like to grill up your catch of the day, feel free to use our gas BBQ located on your private porch. For a rainy day take advantage of one of our movies, free internet, books or board games, or gather around your private fire pit, a beautiful way to end a great Alaskan day!

More Details

Jasmine Van Driessche
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Jasmine Van Driessche

Deo's Alaskan Cabin...

Is a dream come true for owners Jared & Jasmine Van Driessche. Both grew up in this small town of Seward, Alaska, married in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California and together started traveling the world, one of their greatest passions! Although they visited many places full of new flavors, culture, languages & terrain, they found themselves sharing stories of Alaska's beauty, adventures and soon longed to share their home with others.

It was only in 2012 that a small city in Uganda would soon become a place they would come to love. After a dear friend of theirs recommended they volunteer at Keirungi Children's Village in Kabale, Uganda they wasted no time immersing themselves in the local culture & language that embodied this small orphanage and it's surroundings. Now, those children and all of Keirungi's staff have become family to Jared & Jasmine and there was no doubt they would combine two places on opposite ends of the world to create a warm space to be shared by many travelers alike. Thus, Deo's Alaskan Cabin was born!

But, who is Deo? He is a sweet little boy that stole Jasmine's heart during their first trip. As they watched him grow, his sad story started to fade into the past & a cheeky boy, full of personality started to immerge. His humor, even so young was unlike the rest of the children & the laughter he brought was infectious. Deo opened Jared & Jasmine's hearts, taught them many valuable lessons about life and ultimately inspired them to embody that spirit, always.

Deo, despite his hardships is a happy little boy being well taken care of at Keirungi Children's Village and Jared & Jasmine would like to see to it, that not only him, but ALL the children and staff continue to have what they need. That's why they have decided to donate a percentage of their profits to this awesome children's home, doing big work!

Why Jasmine Van Driessche chose Old Mill

We're two proud Seward Locals giving back locally & internationally! Jared and Jasmine believe strongly in community, both local and international. They also know you have many choices in choosing accommodation when staying in Seward, so they wanted to share how you'll be making a difference with them!

Deo's Alaskan Cabin will donate a dance scholarship for The Apex Gym to children & youth in need through the Seward Arts Council, as they strongly believe in fostering arts in the community. They will also donate to help Keirungi Children's Village with everyday needs, such as food, labor & education materials in Kabale, Uganda. They hope you'll be a part of their journey!

What makes this cabin unique

Deo's Alaskan Cabin sits on a beautiful piece of property, located close to all the local attractions, yet tucked away to offer the peace & tranquility only Alaska can provide. It's a magical place alive with many different types of birds & wildlife & the sounds of Lost Creek in the distance just kicks it up a notch. Every detail of Deo's Cabin was carefully thought out, you have to experience it to see it's true beauty!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved our stay in your beautiful cabin. It had everything we needed and the close proximity to Seward

made for quick trips in and out of town which was great.
Jul 2014
  • 1 of 5


Old Mill Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • One full bathroom with stand up shower over bathtub, towels, shampoo & conditioner provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2/Upstairs Loft - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , Loft style bedroom
  • Downstairs bedroom has one queen bed with full privacy, reading lights & alarm clock. Spacious loft with two full beds, Roll away twin bed (for 7th person) luggage racks, reading lights, alarms clock & sitting area.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • whitewater rafting
Planning a reunion, wedding or large event? Deo's Alaskan Cabin is the perfect place! In addition to our Cabin, we also offer a three bedroom lodge that can accommodate an additional 10 guests. The Lodge is located on the same property, an additional nightly charge will be added for the Lodge. Let us book your Seward activities and save 10% on most tours. We are also available to arrange a complete adventure tour. Area tours include but are not limited to; Fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, ice hiking and climbing, kayaking, wildlife and fjord tours, scenic flight tours, zip-lining, Exit Glacier tour, dog sledding tours and white water rafting!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

100% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Privately situated amongst the peaceful trees, just a short walk to Lost Creek!
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Clean, light and bright cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Great property, we would definitely stay again.

Close to Seward marina and Safeway grocery store, about 10 minutes. Stayed two nights while fishing. Great value. Plenty of towels and blankets. Kitchen had everything one could want for cooking a meal.

The addition of a waffle iron would be perfect!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful cabin, thank you for sharing! We take great pride in Deo's Cabin and hearing that others had a wonderful time is fantastic. A waffle iron, what a great suggestion, it will be added to our kitchen! Thanks again & best wishes on your future travel! Jasmine - Proud Owner
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet little cabin nestled in the woods and convenient to Seward. Perfect getaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Charming and comfortable getaway retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our 2 night stay at Doe's cabin was comfortable, convenient and just what we expected. Love the location - secluded and quiet but not out of the way. Our kids loved the roomy loft and I appreciated the well appointed amenities. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Don't be hesitate! Just book this one!

  • 5 of 5

I'm so glad I made a right decision to go for this cabin. It's really clean, cute, private, convenient and got everything you could ask for in a reasonable price.

Everything looks exactly the same as in the pictures. Wifi works great. It's away from downtown 15mins and easy to drive. Buy food before you get in so it's easy. I've seen the hotels in downtown and the others around Exit Glacier(10mins away) when I drove by and surely Deo's cabin is the best since you will get a private whole cabin with 2bedrooms(3 full size beds) included kitchen and all toiletries.

The owners are very very nice. They always concern about you and promptly to answer any questions or help and even discount for local tours. It might take time for them to reply the email but not too long.

I didn't get to see them in person but they emailed me the whole details about cabin's rules or facilities and direction to make it easy because pretty much you have to do self check in and check out. That might feel uncomfortable at the beginning to see no one at the place but after you walk in to the cabin, you will completely be at ease and enjoy the stay.

The only thing you have to concern is since there is no counter service or no staff around at the place, you can't drop your bags securely there. We arrived from cruise ship in the morning but the check in time is 3pm. Luckily, we had car rental reservation at Hertz so we drop our bags there before the actual time to pick up the car to drive to the cabin later.


  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Hidden gem

  • 5 of 5

Adorable cabin with all the amenities of home.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Perfect relaxing place

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is located close to the mountains. The owners have very thoughtfully put together the cabin. Everything is so tastefully done. My daughter felt inspired by how the cabin was decorated.

Jasmine, the owner is so organized she has written everything up in the sheet. Before arriving at the cabin she sent us detailed instructions on getting there.

We stayed there for a couple of days. I think it was too short a time and we will have stay there at least a week to do justice to the place.

I highly recommend this place especially if you're traveling with family as the kids will enjoy the loft.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Many in Seward
Nearest Golf
120 Miles
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Seward Train Depot
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Seward Highway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
88 Miles
Alyeska Resort-Winter Only
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Ressurection Bay
Car: recommended

Seward, also known as the silver salmon capital of the world is one of Alaska's TOP destinations! Situated around the beautiful Resurrection Bay, the northern most ice free port. This is where majestic mountains meet the frigid sea, home to the Kenai Fjords National Park, one of Alaska's greatest sights to witness! You'll find glaciers scatted in the mountains towering above this quaint town, bountiful wildlife and adventure for all! Activities include, but are not limited to; Kayaking, Hiking, River Fishing, Deep Sea Fishing, Glacier Viewing, Wildlife Tours, Kenai Fjord Boat Tours, Sled Dog Tours, Ice Climbing, Helicopter Tours, Bike Tours, Horseback Riding, Yoga/Dance/Personal Training, Sealife Center fun, Local history & shopping!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 3.0%

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation notice must be received at least 14 days prior to scheduled arrival date to avoid cancellation fee equal to one night’s stay. If reservation is cancelled within 7 days the entire reservation fee will be charged unless room is re-booked.

In order to hold a reservation travelers credit card information is required, which needs to be done via phone with the owner. Nothing will be charged upon booking unless you're within 14 days prior to your arrival. Travelers will be notified 2-3 weeks prior to their stay & are expected to pay the full amount of their stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

You might like these similar properties