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ABOUT US

Meet your hosts: Steven Anderson & Monika Leiber

Steven and Monika were married on December 30, 1993 in Steve’s hometown of Pitman, New Jersey. Steven is American and Monika is German. Steven grew up in Pitman, New Jersey, near Philadelphia then moved to California, near San Francisco before moving to Japan. Monika grew up in Grenzach-Whylen, Germany, near Basel, Switzerland.

Steven and Monika met for the first time in a parking lot in Yosemite National Park in California. Steve was on his way to go backpacking with an Intel coworker and Monika had arrived in California that day from Germany. Steve and his coworker convinced the 2 German gals to go backpacking with them in Yosemite for the weekend. The rest, as they say, is history.

After graduating from college, Steven worked at Intel employee for 13 years (7 years in Japan). After graduating from college, Monika was a German public school teacher and also taught English and German while living in Japan. After getting married and prior to purchasing the Soldotna B&B Lodge, Steven and Monika primarily lived together in Japan while Steve worked for Intel.

Monika and Steven have very fond memories of Japan and have a lifelong interest in Japanese culture and Japanese food. Combined Steven and Monika speak English, German, Japanese and French. Monika and Steven have extensive outdoor experience from travelling in Asia, USA, Europe and Africa.

Contact Us

P.O. Box 508
Sterling, AK 99672

877-262-4779

Monika@soldotnalodge.com

Steven and Monika were married on December 30, 1993 in Steve’s hometown of Pitman, New Jersey. Steven is American and Monika is German. Steven grew up in Pitman, New Jersey, near Philadelphia then moved to California, near San Francisco before moving to Japan. Monika grew up in Grenzach-Whylen, Germany, near Basel, Switzerland.

Steven and Monika met for the first time in a parking lot in Yosemite National Park in California. Steve was on his way to go backpacking with an Intel coworker and Monika had arrived in California that day from Germany. Steve and his coworker convinced the 2 German gals to go backpacking with them in Yosemite for the weekend. The rest, as they say, is history.

After graduating from college, Steven worked at Intel employee for 13 years (7 years in Japan). After graduating from college, Monika was a German public school teacher and also taught English and German while living in Japan. After getting married and prior to purchasing the Soldotna B&B Lodge, Steven and Monika primarily lived together in Japan while Steve worked for Intel.

Monika and Steven have very fond memories of Japan and have a lifelong interest in Japanese culture and Japanese food. Combined Steven and Monika speak English, German, Japanese and French. Monika and Steven have extensive outdoor experience from travelling in Asia, USA, Europe and Africa.

How to get to Soldotna B&B

FROM ANCHORAGE:

Take the Seward Highway south (#9) and drive approximately 85 miles. You will notice an off ramp for the Sterling Highway (#1) which goes to Soldotna, Kenai & Homer. You will veer right onto the Sterling Highway and drive approximately 57 miles into Soldotna.

Continue on the Sterling Highway through town. You will cross the bridge over the Kenai River. After the bridge you will turn left onto Funny River Road at the stop light.

You will drive approximately 1/4 mile and will see the Lodge on your left. Park your car and come inside, take off your shoes and make yourself comfortable. Your lodge host will greet you and show you to your room.

FROM SEWARD:

Take Alaska State Highway 9 north out of Seward for 36 miles. Turn left on Alaska State Highway 1 (Sterling Highway) and drive west for 58 miles. Drive into the town of Soldotna and stay on Highway 1. At the southern edge of town turn left on Funny River Road. Drive a 1/2 mile and look for the Trophy Lodge sign on your left.

FROM HOMER:

Take Alaska State Highway 1 (Sterling Highway) out of Homer. Drive 74 miles going to the town of Soldotna. At the southern edge of town turn right on Funny River Road. Drive a 1/2 mile and look for the Trophy Lodge sign on your left.

FROM KENAI AND THE KENAI AIRPORT:

Take a right on N Willow Street and then turn left at the 2nd cross street onto Main Street Loop. Continue on Main Street Loop. It becomes Bridge Access Road. Take a left on Kalifornsky Beach Road and drive nine miles. Cross Alaska State Highway 1 onto Funny River Road in Soldotna. Drive a 1/2 mile and look for the Trophy Lodge sign on your left.

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