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Alaska Garden Gate B & B

2.5 of 5 950 S Trunk Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pinconning, Michigan
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274 reviews 274 reviews
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156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here twice, once while heading to Valdez from Anchorage, and once on the way back from Valdez. In both cases, my stay was great. The first night, I stayed in something that was more like a trailer. It was done very nicely, though. The bed was very comfortable. There was a breakfast and juices included in the fridge.... More 

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gardengatebnb, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hi, thanks so much for taking the time to share your review! We love seeing guests back here a second and more times, so thanks for coming back again! We hope it feels like your "home base" when you come to our area. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

I was in the area for business, this was my first time here. I will be returning. I had a cottage that was very clean, the staff are very friendly and helpful. I had a basket in my refrigerator that had a very nice assortment of things for breakfast. I would recomend staying here. You will not regret it..

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hi, thank you very much for taking the time to share a review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay! More 

Seward, Alaska
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The pros: The place is very clean (except for a bathrooms drawer - wait for it), the shower head is really high (appreciated by this tall person) and the gas-operated fireplace is a nice touch. The cons: We had been "upgraded" from a two-bedroom apartment to a one-bedroom cottage when we arrived. The charge also ended up being more than... More 

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

First and foremost, I'd like to sincerely apologize for the hairbrushes your daughters found-- gross!! I'm mortified by that, and that I also needed to get soap and shampoo for you. I have corrected these problems with our cleaning helper. I'm really sorry that it wasn't a good stay for you. When your husband checked in, I let him know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My husband and I stayed in the new cottage #2 and found it quite comfortable and charming. Our dogs being able to stay with us was an important plus. The jacuzzi tub was fantastic after a day of hiking, and the chocolate covered strawberries and champagne a lovely treat for our romantic weekend getaway. The view of the mountains and... More 

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share a lot of details about your cottage with future guests! I'm glad you chose our B&B for your getaway, and we hope to see you back again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I really like the cottages versus the apartments. The view is breathtaking. The most amazing thing was the quiet evenings which made sleeping effortless. The staff are kind and friendly and make you feel right at home. When I come back in May I will stay there again! Thank you Karen for your hospitality.

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hi Sue, thank you so much! The individual private cabins are well-insulated and most people find them very quiet and good for sleeping! We are looking forward to building several more over the next few years, since our cottages are often 100% full. We'll hope to see you on your next trip! More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Our stay was wonderful! The food is excellent and plentiful. What variety. The amenities are perfect. I couldn't have been more pleased with our sweet little cottage. We stayed in the Birch Hideaway, and found it cozy. It was just the two of us, and it fit us perfectly. We only wanted a comfortable place to sleep, as most of... More 

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

I'm so glad you had such a nice stay! Thanks a lot for taking the time to write a review. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stayed in one of the cottages for a couple of nights on our honeymoon from the UK. The cottages are lovely and the bed was huge and very comfy. We could park outside our cottage which was really handy, and we had beautiful views of the Knik Glacier from our window. The kitchen/lounge area was quite small and we... More 

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write a review. I value your feedback and will take these things into account in the newest cottages we'll build next. You're right, the living room area of our Luxury Cottages did end up pretty small due to the amount of space the huge jacuzzi tub takes up! I'm sorry you didn't... More 

Hickory,NC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Where to begin, first my daughter booked one place and was given another. That would have been ok had it been an upgrade....it wasn't. We were given the Blossom apt or such please refer to the website instead ofForest Haven I believe it was called. It said Forest on her receipt. Believe me please when I say I'm not trying... More 

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

I'm very sorry you felt duped--I would never want a guest to stay here and feel like they didn't get what they asked for or expected. We work very hard to provide quality lodging at a fair price, and I'm sorry you didn't feel you got that. I protest you giving me a score of two out of five when... More 

Ocala, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great location. Convenient stop between Seward and Denali. We stayed in the Birch Hideaway and would not recommend that specific unit - it's a little dated and the heat was inadequate. So, make sure you stay in one of the newer cottages. They looked amazing. I also wish we had a choice of breakfast items. The items left in our... More 

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review. We want guests to always feel free to ask if there's a way we can make your stay better, but I'm guessing we were already full on the night you arrived, otherwise we could have shown you a cottage. We are full most nights in the summer, so for future guests, making a good... More 

New York City, New York
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Three of us stayed in the Blossoms Apt. It is huge - literally an entire apartment. There are pretty flowers all around and would have been nice to linger outside, but the mosquitos made that impossible. Everything was spotless, however we found a lack of sufficient soap/shampoo/conditioner. We actually appreciated that breakfast was left the day before as we were... More 

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for taking the time to write a review of our B&B. It's too bad we didn't have our new Inn building finished earlier for your stay. Very soon we will be offering all guests a full buffet breakfast in our newly constructed Breakfast Hall, featuring many more breakfast choices for everyone! You're right, in a couple of... More 

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Address: 950 S Trunk Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
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Location: United States > Alaska > Palmer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Alaska Garden Gate B & B 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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