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Copper Whale Inn

2.5 of 5 Inn   |   440 L St., Anchorage, AK 99501
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Ranked #20 of 121 Anchorage B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for the Anchorage International Film Festival for 4 days and had a wonderful stay. Tim and Glenn were very friendly and helpful, the location is perfect with a beautiful view, and we especially liked the bowl of M&M's that welcomed us everyday. The continental breakfast was very nice with good quality food, coffee and hot water always... More 

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

Thanks for your kudos. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. We had several people mention internet difficulties around the same time, and were having issues in the office, too, even with the wired connection. Our service provider was having problems and this has now been resolved. My apologies for that inconvenience. More 

Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great, but brief, stay at the Copper Whale. From the moment I made my reservations, I felt welcomed and assured that I'd made a good choice. Glenn, the general manager, provided detailed instructions for after-hours arrival and even gave personal recommendations for dinner. There was a slight mix-up with my room upon arrival. I never did really understand... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words. Indeed, we were having issues with our wi-fi during your visit, and I am sorry for any inconvenience. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

Whitehorse, Canada
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152 reviews 152 reviews
39 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stayed here in October while on businesses and thoroughly enjoyed the warm welcome, fantastic ambiance, comfortable suite and hearty breakfast. A great little boutique property in downtown Anchorage, close to everything you need! Highly recommended.

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

We appreciate your kind words! Please come again, we will look forward to hosting you. More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Finding the copper Whale Inn was a happy accident for me. The moment you walk through the front door you get a cosy homely feeling. I stayed in the Whale Room initially which had a wonderful view out to the inlet. This room does not have its own bathroom but the share bathroom is just outside the door and I... 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 thoroughly enjoyed hosting you! More 

Narberth, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

within walking distance of downtown Anchorage sites and restaurants; we had a room looking towards the bay in the back building. decent breakfast spread. very close to Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and bike rental.

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

Thanks for your review. The location is hard to beat and it looks like you had one of our best ocean-view rooms. Glad you enjoyed it! More 

Seattle, WA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

A wonderful and cozy oasis in downtown Anchorage. I checked in pretty late and our reservations were waiting for us. Rooms 10 and 11 are in the west building which are towards the water and separate from the main Inn. Very charming and a nice change from the chain hotels that are all around Anchorage. Very quaint. It's also one... More 

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

Thank you! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. We will hope to host you again on your next visit to Anchorage. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We spent 3 nights here, the staff bent over backwards to help us - gave us great tips on restaurants, sights, etc. They have a great "living room space" where you can meet others and chat about the fun things to do or see.

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

Thank you for your kind words. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit with us! More 

Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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91 reviews 91 reviews
38 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I stayed one night in late August and everything went just fine. Location was in walking distance of restaurants and shops. Didn't get a chance to eat breakfast so can't comment on that part. Checking in and out was done with little effort.

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

Thank you for your review. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Any positives for this place were destroyed by a mature aged morning manager at breakfast. Yes, we were 15 minutes early for breakfast (this had been arranged the night before and cereal etc was ready) however, we were told breakfast was not ready and the comment was made by this male 'this is a great start to my day' This... More 

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

This situation was very unfortunate, all the way around. If I comment truthfully, I will only get myself in more trouble, so I will just bite my tongue. More 

Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights. Pros outweigh the cons. Pros: Comfy beds, good quality bedding, no problems with any staff, nice lounge area where a decent continental breakfast is served, easy walking distance to downtown area. Cons (if you can call them that, though some might): tired decor, some rooms noisy from close proximity to main roads, no good for... More 

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

Thank you for your balanced review. Believe me, at this point in the season, I'm tired, too! We are planning to refresh things over this winter. More 

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Address: 440 L St., Anchorage, AK 99501
Location: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Copper Whale Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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