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Alyeska Hostel

Certificate of Excellence
227 Alta Drive, PO Box 953, Girdwood, AK 99587
Alyeska Hostel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Delta Junction, Alaska
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114 reviews 114 reviews
24 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A clean, comfortable and well appointed hostel. It was our first visit to such an establishment and we were pleasantly surprised. The mattress in the upper room was on the floor and the other beds were bunks. Pillows were wimpy. A dollar is charged for a towel. The common area was comfortable. More games or some cards would have been... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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157 reviews 157 reviews
41 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We are loving this place. Every staff member is happy, attentive and will go out of their way for you - every staff member we spoke with was happy to share their knowledge and their own experiences - and all so very positive. The rooms are large and comfortable, with great mountain views. The breakfast is a good spread of... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My wife and I spent that night here, and had a great time (Summer). We did one of the romance packages that included tram tickets and breakfast vouchers. The rooms were nice, and the food was good (albeit a little on the expensive side, but when it's the only place in town...). We did it as a stop over between... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My first ever trip to Alaska, and what a fantastic hotel to be at. All the facilities around the resort was great, and well-maintained. Service was good. Breakfast was great, and dinner at Glacier Express was memorable. I ran around the woods one morning and it was so stunning. Oh, wifi was good here!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is a lovely and beautifully maintained hotel, with all the conveniences of a resort. We only used it for a single night, but thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. The staff(front desk, tram and Seven Glaciers) were all very accomodating and friendly. The rooms are lovely and beautifully clean.The public places in the hotel were very pleasant, with nice leather... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Friendly, courteous staff, great amenities and location, comfortable and clean rooms with great view, and great food on site. Cookies, cocoa, and waters at turndown, and easy bike rentals near miles of trails made for excellent experience.

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North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed here for one night on our way down to Homer. We opted for a private room, which we entered by briefly going just inside a communal room. Quiet and served us well for the night. There is another private room upstairs. While we saw a few other occupants, most were out hiking in the gorgeous surrounding areas. The... More 

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Weldon, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Very cute and can be romantic or there is room for four people with the high loft beds, just don't ask me to get up there. My only complaint is the main bed is hard not just firm. And bring your own coffee. Loved the fireplace.

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Starkville, Mississippi
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

For a hostel, this is a great little place. Clean and well stocked. My only complaint is that it is quiet. Really really, hear every word everyone says, quiet. We paid extra for a private room but it did not matter because the walls and ceilings were so thin that once quiet hours started (at an early 9 pm) we... More 

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Springfield, Missouri, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Arrived late to find our bedroom just as promised. This was my daughter and I first experience with a hostel. We did our homework and we VERY pleased with our stay at Alyeska Hostel. The host was wonderful, and we met the greatest people. We would have missed so much of the "local flavor" had we stayed elsewhere! It was... More 

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