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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 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Narberth, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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92 reviews 92 reviews
39 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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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
26 helpful votes 26 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

Chicago, Illinois
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95 reviews 95 reviews
30 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stayed at the Copper Whale Inn on two consecutive weekends, before and after a trip to Denali National Park. On both occasions we stayed in the annex, behind the main inn. I believe the rooms we stayed in were #9 and #13--one was on the first floor and the other was on the second. The second floor room had... More

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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 visits with us. More

Santa Cruz, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My initial feelings about this B&B were not warm and fuzzy. I had made reservations well in advance (at least 7 months) but forgot to mention I had AAA. A few months later I saw in some reviews of the place that they accepted AAA, so I thought it wouldn't hurt to call back to see if I could get... More

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Perfectly situated for The Fur Rondy and Iditarod Ceremonial Start Line, the Copper Whale has a super friendly home from home atmosphere. The rooms are warm and spotless. Little extras like shampoo, conditioner, moisturiser and ear plugs make for a comfortable and quiet stay. Beautiful scenery of the bay from the breakfast room also offers viewing of some fantastic sunsets.... More

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

Thanks so much! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Winter in Anchorage offers a lot more activities and options than most visitors expect to find that time of year. More

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at the Copper Whale Inn which is located in/near Anchorage downtown. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming. The Inn itself was clean and well maintained. The room was spacious. Tea and coffee were available all day. The Inn also offered a continental breakfast buffet which I found amazing: fresh fruits, yoghurts, muffins,… I got... More

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Thank you so much for your kind words. 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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