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Copper Whale Inn

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440 L St., Anchorage, AK 99501
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San Diego, California
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is what hospitality looks like! We arrived late, but no problem. The staff had sent us the door code to enter the facilities. On the door, they left a welcome note with instructions on finding our room and left the key in the door, and a fire in the fireplace. Awhhhh, it was comfortable, clean, and welcoming. In the... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your glowing review. We certainly appreciate your taking the time to write a review, and such a nice one, no less! We'll look forward to hosting you again, hopefully sooner than later. More 

FOSTER
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

When we arrived on a November night, exhausted from an East Coast flight, driving a rental on ice-slick streets, in the dark, the Copper Whale looked underwhelming at first glance. But we'd been promised, "This is your kind of place." We spend a lot of time in bland hotels. We prefer a place with more personality and often stay in... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review! We'll hope to host you all again. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Excellent location for this adorable inn. The staff were so helpful, really going out of their way to help you feel welcome. The rooms were cozy and comfortable. The inn is easy walking distance to everything in the city. Comfortable living room where breakfast was served by the fire, allowing guests to mingle. Very relaxed setting. I also really enjoyed... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit! We will look forward to hosting you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed here the week of October 18th & I had a wonderfully stay. My bed was comfortable, clean room overall. Breakfast was great I mostly ate the yogurt, toasted bagel with cream cheese, orange juice. I liked the fact that I had my own private entrance that was a big plus! I highly recommend this place & the... More 

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Thank Fah U
CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

You are too kind! Thank you. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and were able to get out and do some awesome activities during the fall season! More 

San Francisco, California
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205 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Very cozy, very accommodating, centrally located. A clean, well managed facility. Uniquely configured with stairs, outdoor entries, and old-world genuine style. Walking distance to downtown. A very good value at $100 USD per night.

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. I'm happy you enjoyed your visit! More 

Escondido, California
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

What made this experience excellent was the staff. They made us feel not only right at home, but they went out of their way to accommodate our daughter who was on her way home from deployment. The location is in the heart of downtown and the noise is not NEARLY as bad as right around the corner where the Hilton... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I am so glad we were able to help make your reunion with your daughter, be it ever so brief, a relaxing and enjoyable time. More 

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Nice little B&B in the middle of downtown. Great location to the walking path and several really good restaurants. We had a room in the back with a view of the bay. It was clean and quiet. The bed was very comfortable and there was coffee in the common area when we woke in the morning. Up in the main... More 

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1 Thank MAC2528
CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm so happy you enjoyed yourselves during your stay with us. Downtown parking can be tough, but fortunately, the meters are free weeknights and all day weekends. We do have garage parking available nearby, too (additional charge) so the meters are not the only option. More 

Puriri
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

As already mentioned the Copper Whale Inn is very centrally located. Loved the 'help yourself peanut M&M's'!!! Breakfast was adequate and hostess very friendly and informative, asking all the guests where and what they were up to and whether she could be of any assistance....interestingly when it got around to me and I told her we were off to Whittier... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Hey, I like Whittier, too! Unless the weather is bad, and then, well, let's just say there's another word that rhymes with Whittier. Thank you so much for your kind words! With a smaller property, we have much more chance to interact with our guests, and hopefully, that's the charm that shines. More 

Northern California
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic location, right downtown and on the biking/hiking trail. A lovely place, comfy beds, clean, nice sitting room, views. All the peanut M&Ms you can eat. Breakfast has good plain yogurt and fresh fruit of all kinds, a variety of breads, cereals, pastries, and crunchy peanut butter. We've stayed here on two trips, a total of 6 nights, and never... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your glowing review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit yet again. More 

Perth, Australia
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46 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Copper Whale Inn is in a great location, not too far from the train station and downtown Anchorage. Our room was great. Very large with a small sitting area, huge bed and sensible storage space for clothes, suitcases etc. The bathroom was also large. The breakfast was great. It's self serve, continental style which suits us and always included fresh... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I'm so happy you enjoyed your visit with us! More 

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