NANA Development opens new 'a place to rest' 78-room hotel

August 31, 2011 

KOTZEBUE -- A subsidiary of the regional Native corporation for northwest Alaska has opened a new hotel in Kotzebue.

NANA Development Corp. on Monday opened the Nullagvik Hotel after two years of construction.

The facility has 78 guest rooms, including seven suites.

The company said the facility will provide modern, high-tech meeting space for up to 100 people, an observation area and a fitness center.

The hotel includes a full-service restaurant overlooking Kotzebue Sound, with a private dining room available for small meetings or celebrations.

Nullagvik in an Inuipiaq word meaning "a place to rest."

The hotel replaced the original Nullagvik Hotel, which opened in 1975.

NANA Development is the business arm of NANA Regional Corp.

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