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Merrill Field Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   420 Sitka St., Anchorage, AK 99501
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Ranked #53 of 69 hotels in Anchorage
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just read a review that said $80 for 2 queen beds! we booked through bookings.com and paid $157! Be careful what you pay for your room in this sleazy motel folks, read the reviews to see what other people pay, the price range is huge. In my opinion $80 or less is what the price should be!

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merrillfield, Front Office Manager at Merrill Field Inn, responded to this review

Hello. I just wanted to let you know that $80 is the rate for a room with one Queen Bed in the Winter (September 15th - May 14th). As with almost every hotel and motel in Anchorage our rates go up in the Summer (May 15th - September 14th) due to increased demand. Our standard rate for a room with... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked through Hotwire because we expected a decent rate for a decent hotel. We paid $131 through Hotwire, but walk-up rates are $117. Room includes a breakfast served between 6:30-9:00 that consisted of coffee, eggs (scrambled and boiled), bread choice, hash browns, sausage, muffin, and orange. We got to the breakfast at 8:00 and there were only a few... More

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merrillfield, Front Office Manager at Merrill Field Inn, responded to this review

We here at the Merrill Field Inn would like to thank you for staying with us. We will inform our housekeeping staff of the issues you noted so we provide the best and cleanest rooms possible. We apologize about the breakfast and any negative attitude you received from the front desk clerk. Usually we have two employees working the desk... More

Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was excellent. My room had a clean bed, nice kitchen, and a clean bathroom. It was a two minute drive from downtown Anchorage, and I liked how it had a free shuttle. The management told me about nice places to visit while I stayed there.

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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrible, very noisy. Rooms had mildew smell, burn holes in the bed spreads. Girl at check in had no idea how to operate the room phones. The traffic noise from roads and airport were horrible. Seemingly no insulation from that or from the guests upstairs. Not worth the price.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We got this hotel thru Hotel.com and were paying $60 more per night because of that! So my complaint is more with Hotel.com. over the price. We paid $200 (could have stayed at the Sheritan for that price), and the walk-in price was $139. Like the other reviews stated, the area across from the air field is a bit run... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This isn't fancy, but it's got plenty of room, was clean, had a comfortable bed, was quiet and had a very helpful shuttle that did pickups at the airport or Egan center for those being dropped off or to a cruise in Seward. The location isn't in an ideal spot for walking around, but it didn't feel unsafe. The shuttle... More

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Tok, Alaska, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Clean and cheap you get what you pay for. Lots of noise from customers not the management s fault they do try to keep it quiet. Bad location but friendly service. Clean rooms though and there are chairs for smoking outside.

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Seattle, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Everything in the room smelt cigar smoke. Unclean bed and towels. Couldn't close window. Homeless people roaming in corridor. Microwave doesn't work. No water provided. Bathroom has broken unclean tub. All of this for $150?? I should have slept in my car and used a public bathroom.

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Gary R, Front Desk Clerk at Merrill Field Inn, responded to this review

We here at the Merrill Field Inn thank you and appreciate your feedback. In response to your review our management team has addressed all issues with our staff. We do meet regularly with our housekeeping department as well as our entire staff to make sure that these issues are taken seriously and being followed through. I can assure you that... More

Barrie, Ontario, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

My son and I booked here for our recent motorcycle trip around. The place and local area are very questionable. Sex toy shop in front of the hotel, a scuzzy trip club across the road, hookers in the parking lot, drug deals going on. People live at the hotel, some are truckers some are strippers from the strip club. We... More

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Gary R, Front Desk Clerk at Merrill Field Inn, responded to this review

The house keeping staff has been changed a couple of times since your visit, and the current staff is doing a much better job of keeping the rooms clean and tidy than the previous staff. We apologize for the sub-standard service you experienced. As for the other issues you raised - there is very little we can do about our... More

Walterboro, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

What a shame. We stayed on our first Friday night before our week long drive around AK and again for 2 nights before going to our cruise. I could get past the strip club across the street and the apparent drug deals, possible prostitution and some obvious long term homeless people who live there. The amenities were good for a... More

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Gary R, Front Desk Clerk at Merrill Field Inn, responded to this review

Like all Alaskan hotels/motels we too get hit with bed bugs from time to time. I'm sorry your stay happened to coincide with one such incident; but please be assured that as soon as we discover them, we immediately take steps to remove them. Our housekeeping staff keeps on hand various pads and powders to kill and/or drive off those... More

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Address: 420 Sitka St., Anchorage, AK 99501
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Location: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Merrill Field Inn 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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