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Driftwood Hotel

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   435 Willougby Ave., Juneau, AK 99801
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Ranked #9 of 16 hotels in Juneau
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2010
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2010

I wrapped up a two week camping trip through the interior with a few days in Juneau. I wasn't looking for luxury, just a bed and a bathroom enclosed by four walls. I travel solo alot and am not easily grossed out - but the Driftwood did it. The room, while spacious, was damp and musty. The rug was dirty... More

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Whitehorse, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

It is convenient to downtown Juneau, offers a free shuttle. It is not very clean and is very noisy. The walls are paper thin. If you HAVE to stay here, ask for a room on the top floor.

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Santa Barbara, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2010

We stayed here twice on our recent trip to Alaska. They provide free shuttle pick-up from the Airport and Ferry Station which is a good savings versus taxi fare if you are not renting a car for your stay. The rooms are very basic but have everything you need including a kitchenette. There are also laundry facilities. We stayed in... More

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2010

My family and extended family were treated to a summer trip to Juneau by my 90 yr old Dad. 14 of us stayed in 3 rooms with two of the rooms having kitchen facilities. The motel isn't fancy but clean and adequate. We didn't spend much time in our rooms anyway. View was ok of mountainside and beds comfortable..all within... More

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Africa, somewhere
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2010

A quick look at a map of Juneau will show you that there is a long way to travel between the airport, ferry terminal and the town. The free, friendly pick-up offered by Driftwood is invaluable for anyone using the ferry system. The motel is also centrally located, with a one-block walk to the shops. We had the fully equipped... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2010

We stayed at the Driftwood 2 years in a row for 2 weeks each time. It is a no frills place, located just a couple of blocks from the heart of downtown Juneau. It is not fancy, but is only a short walk from other downtown hotels. It has an excellent breakfastlunch restaurant on the premises, The Sandpiper, which is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2010

Clean, roomy, comfortable and well-located. Good WiFi signal in our room. We had free transportation from the airport on arrival and to the Alaska ferry terminal on departure - worth a considerable amount of money. Helpful staff, especially owner Kathy. On-site convenient coin operated laundry. Very good value.

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Kahului, Hawaii
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2010

The people were nice and helpful, the location was good, the two bedroom with kitchen was perfect for us. The room itself was adequately clean but we discovered mold in the bath. The walkways and railings were also very rusted and questionable since we were on the third floor. No elevator. The restaurant next door had great breakfast.

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Seattle, WA
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

Nope, it's not especially pretty. No chocolates on the pillows, and a tired decorating scheme. I don't know how many television channels they get, and I never keep the shampoo. BUT, for Juneau in peak summer season, this is your cheapest, right-in-town, safe, clean option. If you are vacationing in Juneau alone - then get something cute like the SilverBow,... More

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28 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2010

This hotel looked good on their web pages, but once inside the room, We had a shock. Very small dark room with a very old bathroom that was in need of an urgent update, and could have been a lot cleaner and brighter. But it was one of the cheaper hotels in Juneau and we only stayed for 3 nights.... More

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Address: 435 Willougby Ave., Juneau, AK 99801
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Location: United States > Alaska > Juneau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:1 star — Driftwood Hotel 1*
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