There are 3 properties currently listed in Sitka. At this time there are 1 "Green" lodging properties listed of which this is the only lodging property that has completed the iStayGreen Audit. Shee Atika Totem Square Inn has been awarded a 2 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Shee Atika Totem Square Inn completed an audit of their property's compliance with over 70 unique eco-initiatives. Environmentally friendly measures that are reviewed include energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, enviromentally safe cleaning, reduction of waste, ongoing maintenance, purchasing habits, plus many other factors. In it's efforts to create a more sustainable travel future and reduce their impact on our environment, Shee Atika Totem Square Inn employs 36 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Shee Atika Totem Square Inn please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
Shee Atika Totem Square Inn is Sitka's only Native owned and operated property. The Native owners have a long history in this area of South East Alaska of managing our resources for subsequent generations.
The Hotel has been the leader in the local hospitality community in adopting eco-initiatives, from recycling coffee grounds in our breakfast area to changing our boilers and lighting to the most efficient and renewable resource in the Tongass rain forest we live in - Electricity. We are the only large hotel in the area that utilizes only this source to heat or power our building, a commitment made by owners with thousands of years of experience in living in balance with the natural resources of this beautiful area.