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Copper Whale Inn

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440 L St., Anchorage, AK 99501
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  • Location
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy, smaller place conveniently located to tour the downtown. We stayed two nonconsecutive nights (around our scenic train trip to Seward.) A very good breakfast (6:45 to 10 AM) one morning but on the other, we had to leave very early, so the staff packed us a bag breakfast to take with us. The desk clerk also helped us with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was fine for one night. Clean and the people very helpful. It is not in a great position right next door to a hotel restaurant whose waiters etc come out down the back to smoke and chat. Being on a corner there is traffic noise but this is not excessive. Breakfast was help your self and OK. Rooms... More 

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austin, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We (two couples) stayed here for a total of four nights in July as three separate check-ins, once for two nights and the other two for one night each as we journeyed to Denali and to Homer. Our first impression was fairly good, other than the fact that we had to haul our heavy bags down two staircases and then... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jennifer was so helpful in helping us plan our trip. She advised us about our visit to Seward and was helpful in identifying great Anchorage restaurants. We were able to make Copper Whale our home base: we left unneeded luggage there when we visited Seward, and again when we visited Denali. We stayed at Copper Whale three times over the... More 

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Davidsonville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as a group twice on non-consecutive nights, and the B&B was incredibly accommodating to our seemingly complicated schedule. They also had very friendly staff and service who answered lots of questions and gave good recommendations. The rooms (specifically the beds) were really comfortable and high quality and the breakfast was delicious. Would absolutely recommend to friends who... More 

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Independence, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All vacations revolve around where you stay to recharge yourself after a very busy day. My recharge location was the Copper Whale Inn. My room was very clean and the bed was very comfortable as well. Every morning the breakfast in the day room was very good & plentiful. The staff went out of there way to make sure everything... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely tiny old property tucked in amongst the taller newer buildings. Fantastic views of the bay and the continental breakfast is great - loads of fresh fruit, cereals, pastries and walnut bread to die for. I would definitely book this place again.

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review! More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent little B&B. Central location, fabulous staff who were incredibly helpful. Room was clean and very comfortable. Good continental breakfast with a number of choices. Would have stayed longer if I was able to. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

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Woking, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very centrally placed boutique hotel/ b& b. The rooms with two suitcases in does not leave much space for moving around in. Be prepared to have your breakfast ion your lap in a sitting area, that is when there is a spare chair!! However it leads to a convivial atmosphere and the staff/ owners are very helpful.

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Thank you for your kind words. More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is an excellent place to stay in Anchorage. The location is excellent with rental bikes at the front door and the Tony Knowles cycle way just down the road.Hire the bikes and take a ride- we came across Moose on the Tony Knowles cycle way.The rooms in the main house are very well appointed. We stayed 3 times over... More 

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

Thank you so much for your lovely and detailed review. It's funny, some people really love the main house, which is more quaint and quirky, and some people really love the west house, which is more modern and spacious. More 

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