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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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Cadillac, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was just what we were looking for on our way back to Anchorage, an overnight in Palmer so we could visit the State Fair. Very easy to find, very well taken care of property, clean & cozy. The hostess and cleaning staff seem to really care about making your stay comfortable. The breakfast was OK, more like the free... More 

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

Hi, thanks so much for staying with us during the Alaska State Fair! I'm sorry the breakfast basket didn't hit the spot for you. We, too, have missed not having a full, hot B&B breakfast these past couple of years! We are so excited that starting in May, 2015, our new Inn building will debut with a large Breakfast Hall,... More 

Palmer, Alaska, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1. The King Size bed was the most comfortable bed my wife and I have ever experienced. It is even better than our Tempur-Pedic here at home. 2. The roomy, square 4'X4' shower was a delight. 3. The Large Jacuzzi tub was enjoyable. 4. The in-room "Continental Breakfasts" were above average. Quite good in fact. I was especially surprised by... More 

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

Hi Richard, thank you so much for sharing your feedback! We hope to see you back again soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
58 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

LOCATION Easy to find, on a side road just off Trunk Road and only a short distance from H-4. Cabins are on a small hill with great glacier views. Despite being near the road, the location is quiet. ACCOMMODATION Our cottage was impeccably clean and finished to a high standard. The décor was modern yet cosy. A comfortable, decent sized... More 

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

Hello! I can't place which one of our English guests you were, from your User Name here. I'm wondering if you had intended to have a Guest Cottage instead of a Luxury Cottage, since you were wanting a stovetop/oven, which the Guest Cottages do have...I apologize if that was a mistake on our end! You're right, the Luxury Cottages don't... More 

Pinconning, Michigan
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281 reviews 281 reviews
174 hotel reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 

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Address: 950 S Trunk Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
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Location: United States > Alaska > Palmer
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Alaska Garden Gate B & B 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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