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Copper Whale Inn

2.5 of 5 Inn   |   440 L St., Anchorage, AK 99501
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Ranked #17 of 120 Anchorage B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Cruz, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. The views are pretty amazing and the location can't be beat. You were in a room that many of our regular guests regard as their favorite. Regarding for the request for a discount after the time of reservation, this is truly a personal pet peeve. It's really just like buying an airline ticket for... More

London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. More

St. Paul
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn't be happier with our stay here. Highly recommend!!! Close to everything. Wonderful greeting and helpful suggestions for restaurants and activities. Bike rental next door as well as steps to bike trail. Comfy and clean with beautiful gardens and water fountains. We will stay here again!!

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I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you! More

Austin, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights and the Copper Whale last week and will happily stay there again on future visits. The inn is right in downtown Anchorage, within walking distance of several restaurants, close to the coastal hike/bike trail, and the anchorage people mover main downtown stop. Surrounded by lovely gardens, I never felt like we were in the middle of... More

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

From on Austinite to another, y'all are welcome anytime! Thanks so much. More

Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms are clean, spacious and colorful. View is nice, they have patios in some of the rooms. The service is very good! The service and amenities considering the prices are very good. At night is quiet!

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

Thank you! We work hard to provide good service to our guests and sincerely appreciate your kind comments. More

Calgary
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

13 of us stayed in the the end of July 29. They have 2 buildings side by side with a lovely little garden between. The rooms are clean and comfortable for 3 people and have a spectacular ocean view. Glen, the Inn Keeper helped us arrange for a van to transport all our luggage to the Train Station as well... More

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

Thank you so much. I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We will hope to host you again sometime! More

Wausau, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only spent a brief time at the B & B, but it was very nice. The breakfast in the morning wasn't the normal table service you expect at a B & B, but it was a great spread. We had a bowl of fresh fruit, pastries, special breads and jams, granola, yogurt, etc. Everything was home made, and fresh!... More

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Thank you so much for your kind words. More

Cairo
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed 2 nights at the Copper Whale Inn based on a recommendation from a friend who lives in Anchorage. It is right downtown and within walking distance to restaurants and tourist shops and a few blocks to see the water and a little park. We drove and there was no parking. The staff that greeted us... More

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maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Copper Whale Inn for four nights July 24th – July 27th. My positive comments are 1) Location. It is located in downtown Anchorage within walking distance of just about everything you want to see, plus lots of restaurants. Being downtown they have no parking. That is somewhat mitigated by the fact that street... More

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

Thanks for your review. It's funny, because some people really love the main building and some people really love the west building. I wish we could have had the opportunity to remedy the problems you encountered, but since we were never informed, had no opportunity to act. Our front desk is open 7AM-9PM in the summer months and the desk... 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*
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Enjoy scenic ocean and mountain views from downtown Anchorage at the Copper Whale Inn! The Great Land's natural beauty is visible from every window of this historic property. Easy walking distance to restaurants, galleries, Anchorage Museum, shopping, performing art and the Coastal Trail. Bike rental on-premise (summer). Concierge services, guest computer, free wireless! ... more   less 
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