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SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4050 University Lake Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508
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Ranked #4 of 69 hotels in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zephyrhills, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is my second time to stay here, I love this property the rooms are a good size with the shower and toilet are in a separate area from each other. The lake behind the hotel is great for walking and their is a resident beaver that may be spotted. We had a room on the second floor facing the... More

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Chris R, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake, responded to this review

Dear Newlkat, Thank you for the positive feedback regarding your stay with us. Its wonderful knowing our guests are truly enjoying their stays with us that they return time and time again. I'll share your comments with my team as well. On a personal note, I see you're from Zephyrhills. My wife and I were in Dade City a few... More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where you want to stay in Anchorage, no questions asked. Most of the city is just a bit run down, but the area near UAA and APU is pretty nice. The SpringHill Suites is situated about 15 seconds away from APU and 30 seconds from UAA. If you wanted, you could walk to each campus which is much... More

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Chris R, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake, responded to this review

Dear adscram14, Wow, what an awesome review. I really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I will definitely share it with my team to let them know the hard work they put in on a daily basis is not going unnoticed! I apologize for the prompt housekeeping entry. I'll address this... More

Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were 5 of us traveling so having a suite with two queen beds and a sofa sleeper was the perfect setup. The sofa sleeper was separated by a glass panel which was also the perfect setup as I am an early riser and was able to get started with my morning routine without waking the others. My only complaint... More

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Chris R, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake, responded to this review

Dear got2see, Thank you for the positive feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I'm sorry the sofa mattress wasn't too comfortable but am happy that we were able to bring a couple extra blankets up to mask the feel of the springs. I will be looking into seeing if there is anything we can add to these to make... More

Evansville, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights this July. This is a nice, contemporary hotel that is away from the busy downtown area but close to lots of things to see and do. You feel like you are in the mountains in the middle of nature, not in a big city. The queen room was nice - it had a sitting... More

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Chris R, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake, responded to this review

Dear mdgpcp, Thank you so much for the kind words and positive feedback. I'm so glad you had an enjoyable stay with us and hopefully the rest of your travels to Alaska exceeded your expectations. Hopefully we'll see you again the next time you're in Anchorage! Very Respectfully, Chris Racanelli More

Seattle, Washington, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made our reservation about 6 months in advance as this was for a family wedding during peak season. We labored over our choice between this hotel and a less expensive hotel with fewer amenities closer to the venue. We wound up deciding to spring for the extra to have a more relaxing experience and I called the hotel after... More

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Chris R, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake, responded to this review

Dear Christine W, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to complete our survey. I would like to personally apologize for the challenges you encountered during your visit to our hotel. I am very disappointed that some of the aspects of your stay were less than favorable and can promise you that we do... More

Kyle, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel for one night prior to catching our cruise ship out of Whittier. Hotel provides a free shuttle to and from the airport. After a traveling for 9hrs, the beds were heavenly. Would highly recommend this hotel.

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Chris R, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake, responded to this review

Dear SteveinTX, Thank you kindly for taking the time to review our property regarding your recent stay with us. After a long day of traveling, I completely agree that its great having comfortable beds. I hope the rest of your travels throughout Alaska were just as pleasing and we look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future. Respectfully,... More

Orlando
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel 4 nights, one night as we arrived at 2:00am from a LONG day of travel and 3 nights on the backside of our trip. It was a great experience both times. The rooms are clean, spacious, with 2 queens and a pullout sofa. Beds were comfy. The bathrooms were nice in that the toilet had... More

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Chris R, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake, responded to this review

Dear Patty H, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel regarding your recent stay with us. I was so happy to see that the arrival process was quick and painless for your family and hope you enjoyed your time in this beautiful state of ours. Thank you again for your feedback and we hope to... More

Fairbanks, Alaska
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is clean and fairly new. The suites are pleasantly furnished, and the shower room was magnificently spacious. The bed was comfortable, but other parts of the room design left a little to be desired. Most notably, there can be a lot of hallway noise from other guests entering their rooms because of the architects' placement of the doors... More

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Chris R, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake, responded to this review

Dear Tlevaksilver, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay back in February with us. I apologize for any inconvenience caused to you due to noise or temperature control issues. In the winter, we have a little more flexibility to move rooms if need be to try and get a quieter section of the hotel for you. Additionally,... More

San Jose
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We fly in close to midnight to Anchorage, and shuttle service to the hotel was prompt in picking us up. Upon check-in the front desk informed us that they also provide shuttle service to the downtown Marriott hotel, which is the pick-up location for our pre-cruise train ride from Anchorage to Seward. The next morning we enjoyed a nice 1.5... More

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Chris R, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake, responded to this review

Dear Disneylovers, Thank you so much for the kind words and positive review regarding your recent stay with us. I'm happy to hear the shuttle arrived promptly and provided transportation for you downtown to catch the train. I hope you enjoyed your trip to Alaska and enjoyed all its beauty from the mountains to the water to the wildlife. Should... More

Fairbanks, Alaska
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location if you have business at the University or visiting Providence. There was some mix up with my reservations, but the front desk cleared that up and was able to secure rooms for me. There is a complementary breakfast, the standard hotel breakfast, but it is free so take advantage of that if you... More

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Chris R, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake, responded to this review

Hi Deanshan, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I apologize for any inconvenience caused with the mixup regarding your reservation but am glad we were able to fix it and get you promptly checked in. I hope to see you again in the future! Respectfully, Chris Racanelli General Manager More

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Address: 4050 University Lake Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508
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Location: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake 3*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Anchorage #3 Best Value Hotel in Anchorage #5 Romantic Hotel in Anchorage #11 Business Hotel in Anchorage
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Discover a different kind of hotel with style and space, beautifully priced.Beautiful lakefront lodging with mountain views, in town. Featuring separate areas for sleeping, eating and working, SpringHill Suites provides guests with a microwave, mini-fridge, desk and pull-out sofa bed. Enjoy complimentary continental breakfast and airport shuttle, as well as pool, whirlpool, exercise room and wireless. ... more   less 
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