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Breakwater Inn

1711 Glacier Ave., Juneau, AK 99801
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Ranked #15 of 16 hotels in Juneau
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Needed a last-minute place to stay for awhile and with the summer crowds, this was one of the few available. Planned on a week, but ended up leaving early even though I had to pay a penalty for that. Room had an unpleasant undefined smell the entire time I was there. The thinness of the walls allowed me to not... More

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Burnie, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from australia and decided to try this hotel even though the reviews were iffy but we wanted something cheap I found the staff most helpful and friendly when I rang from the airport and enquired about a shuttle they were only too happy to come get us. Carpets cld do with good clean in our room but what... More

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Juneau, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

** It is an older building built in the 1960's & decor a little dated (i was told will be renovated as soon as they can, considering it is peak season & hard to do when the hotel is fully booked) **My room is very Clean & there is plenty of hot water, unlike other hotels in the downtown area... More

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Baltimore
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

I only stayed here one night and my experience was really good. Managers Crystal and Josh together provided top notch customer service and were both very hospitable including transport from the airport. They just started managing the hotel a few months ago, but are working on fixing up the outside appearance. Would definitely recommend Breakwater for their customer service and... More

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Wasilla
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

I had to stay here. Came in for a business trip and this was the last room in town. Half the room is a dirty jacuzzi and no shower ! TV is from 1984. Slept on top of the blankets. Didn't want to chance it!

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Sitka, Alaska
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I feel like this hotel has gone downhill in the last few years. My husband and I travel to Juneau at least once a year and have for several years. In the beginning, this hotel wasn't the best or the nicest, but at least it was clean and somewhat maintained. It's always been one of the cheaper hotels in town... More

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Half Moon Bay, California
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

If you're planning in staying here, don't. Stay anywhere you can, but do yourself, and your future health a favor and sleep in your car if you need to. This is by a huge margin the worst hotel I've ever stayed at. I knew I may have a problem the moment I stepped into the lobby. Run by a trio... More

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Los Gatos, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

There is good reason this inn is ranked #15 out of 16 hotels in Juneau (16 being the worst). I checked into this hotel in May. The room was filthy (dirty curtains and bed spreads) and reeked of smoke. I asked for another room, but was told there were none available. I actually had to leave the room/hotel after being... More

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

this motel it's a nightmare .....old looking, not clean ,very noisy room, not a fan to move a little bit the air ,no breakfast ,no restaurant ,no pool, nothing around here , downtown it's a 30 minute walk and not 10 like the guy in the lobby will like to let you believe. Personally I will never come back here... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The room was clean and the staff was helpful. The lounge was old school. The restaurant was a convenience. The views were priceless. Being that it is within walking distance of downtown was helpful. Overall the hotel was worth the price but I would not have wanted to pay much more more for it.

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Address: 1711 Glacier Ave., Juneau, AK 99801
Location: United States > Alaska > Juneau
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Ski-In / Ski-Out Airport Transportation
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