Traveler’s Guide to Anchorage, Alaska

If staying in downtown Anchorage, expect all the comforts of home.  Hotels, B&Bs, and hostels can all be found convenient to restaurants, shopping, and attractions.  If downtown convenience isn’t something you want to pay for, keep in mind that midtown and other neighborhoods offer very comfortable lodging with the bonus of feeling less crowded and “touristy”.

Accommodation

Alaska Backpackers Inn
Located near downtown, the Alaska Backpackers Inn and Hostel is a comfortable and very affordable way to stay in Anchorage.
327 Eagle Street, (907)277-2770
Anchorage International Hostel Downtown
Situated in the heart of downtown, the Anchorage International Hostel Downtown is just blocks away from dozens of restaurants and Ship Creek.
700 H Street, (907)276-3635
Arctic Adventure Hostel
Surrounded by parks in central Anchorage the Arctic Adventure Hostel was once featured on the Travel Channel.
337 W. 33rd Avenue, (907) 562-5700 or (888)886-9332
Spenard Hostel International
Just blocks from Lake Spenard, the Spenard Hostel International is convenient to the airport and a short distance from Earthquake Park.
2845 W. 42nd Place, (907)248-5036
Puffin Inn of Anchorage
Located in Midtown, the Puffin Inn Hotel of Anchorage has put together several tailor-made packages for its guests.  These range from the Anchorage Romance package to the Alaska Fishing package, and even a Pet Friendly package.
4400 Spenard Rd, (907)243-4044
Earth Bed & Breakfast
An excellent alternative to hotels and hostels, Earth Bed & Breakfast offers guests a quiet place to stay in Anchorage. Starting in 2011 they are offering complimentary airport and rail yard shuttle service.
1001 W. 12th Avenue, (907)279-9907
Comfort Inn
The Comfort Inn at Ship Creek is located in downtown Anchorage.  It is just a few blocks from the heart of downtown, is convenient to the rail yard and to historic Ship Creek.
111 W. Ship Creek Avenue, (907)277-6887
Motel 6 Anchorage
Motel 6 in Midtown Anchorage is very convenient to the airport, the Anchorage History Museum and the Anchorage Zoo.
5000 A Street (907)677-8000
Captain Cook
This luxury hotel is located downtown and affords visitors the opportunity to enjoy the rugged hinterlands of Anchorage by day, and elegant comfort and stunning views by night.
939 W. 5th Ave, (907)276-6000
Hilton Anchorage
Another posh way to stay in Anchorage, the Hilton is a block away from the Alaska Railroad Depot and the Anchorage Market and Festival, which is open on weekends.

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