The SpaceThe building is unpretentious, on the older side and looks a little run down on the outside, but the apartment itself is very nice and well kept. It is both comfortable and convenient to all downtown and tourism destinations. entering the basement where the apartment is located may seem a bit like entering a dungeon, but once in your apartment, it's very nice, not perfect but nice.
Kosher. Shomer shabat guests contact me for info. (Ba'ruch Ha'bah). Hallal guests contact me.
Guests will have access to a full one bedroom apartment, bedroom has a full size bed, the living room has a couch that is easy to sleep on, People should be aware that the bedroom and living room don't have a door separating them, so there is a lack of privacy between the bedroom and the living room.
If you have up to four people in your party you can make it work, especially with kids, I’ll help you, the full kitchen has a self-cleaning four top stove and oven, full size frost free refer freezer, Micro-wave, full size sink, .kitchen cabinets, You will find an assortment of spices, condiments, and pots and pans, for your cooking pleasure. A coin op.laundry room with three washers and five dryers is available. Nice bedroom, and living room windows looking down on Ketchikan creek, during spawning season you can easily see Salmon coming up the creek to spawn. You will be minutes’ walk to down town, creek street, city park, we are on the walking tour of Ketchikan, right on the salmon ladder, with river walks following the journey of the salmon towards the spawning grounds, the Totem Heritage center, Recreation center, (You can buy day passes there for Gym, pool, water slides, sauna, indoor track), close to trail head for Deer mountain. Guest AccessDown one flight of dimly lit, some what steep, rustic, stairs, You’ll be on the creek, which has a 14 foot water fall, a tour bus destination, quick access to shopping and the ocean. The neighborhood is busy with locals and tourists, There is an upper deck viewing the Salmon ladder, This is an older area of town, with nice creek viewing sidewalks, My building was built in 1929, my tenants are local people that live here, fisherman, tug boat sailors, cannery workers, Long shore men, etc., It is very friendly, safe, quant, and easy to get around. Interaction with GuestsInteraction is on a case by case basis. I have a Gift stand in front of my property, I’m there all the time so I’m available to help you, I live in the building, so I’m one of your neighbor’s. There is a large deck in the back yard, right on Ketchikan creek, kids can swim in the creek on nice days. You have a gas and a charcoal grill for your use, deck table, chairs, and wood burning deck fire place, all for your use. I cook international, let’s make a meal together, guitar players –don’t worry we have acoustic, and electric guitar for you to play with. I raised four kids in this building, I’ve been living here for 33 years, let my experience in Ketchikan benefit you. I love company and though you’ll have your own full apartment, you will be my guest and share my company in my apartment as you desire. Shabbat meal happens every erev Shabbat for those that want to join. The NeighborhoodYou’ll be on the creek, which has a 14 foot water fall, a tour bus destination, quick access to shopping and the ocean. The neighborhood is busy with locals and tourists, There is an upper deck viewing the Salmon ladder, This is an older area of town, with nice walks along the creek, My building was built in 1929, my tenants are local people that live here, fisherman, tug boat sailors, cannery workers, Long shore man, etc., It is very friendly, safe, quant, and easy to get around Getting AroundThere is a public bus stop a short walk around the block from the Building. For $1.00 you can bus ride to all the major sites in Ketchikan. They also have all day passes, and weekly passes. Other Things to NoteWe can accomadate kosher travelers, We self clean the oven between guests, provide Sink mats for meat and dairy sides of sink, and keep a separate set of milk and dairy pots and pans. A wide selection of canned and frozen foods with good Hecsher are availble in town,- Call for details.
If you smoke it’s better to do so out on the upper or lower deck, there is also a “cat walk” just out side, which is covered, with a nice view of the creek. The apartment is down one flight of stairs.