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Chelsea Inn Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3836 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK 99517
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
27 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If all you care about is price, this place will probably get the job done as they are cheap. However, that's where the benefits end. The place is old, musty and smokey smelling, and run down. Furniture and beds are old not all that comfortable. Carpets and walls are dirty and it generally just seems like cleaning is not really... More

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Pasadena, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Spend a few dollars more... this place is a disaster. Let me count the ways,,, Carpets very dirty and worn Unpleasant desk staff Phone did not work Baseboards and baseboard heaters filthy Highway traffic noise very loud for front rooms. Trains passing approximately 100 feet away. No hangers No light bulb or lamp shade on bedside lamp Little storage space... More

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Aquasco
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I had a reservation for 1 week. I checked out after the first night. I came to Anchorage during peak tourist season for work. I choose this hotel because it seemed like a good value. It is not. I stayed in a room on the second floor. My room had stains on the carpet. My room had holes in the... More

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Kodiak, Alaska
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We won't comeback here ever again to this hotel it was a worst experience ever. My family came from the Disneyland California and the hotel there was really nice and clean. We stayed at alpine inn for 3 days as I compare the hotel is $110 and there's refrigerator, microwave and the window has screen and it was 2 queen... More

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Togiak, Alaska
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

1) The hotel used to be smoking/non-smoking. It's now completely non-smoking. While they're doing a pretty good job of ridding the rooms of stale smoke smell, if you have asthma or any sensitivity to smoke, I'd steer clear. 2) It wasn't badly priced for the tourist season in Alaska. Seriously, under $100 for a middle-of-June room? Count your blessings that... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

The price? Yes, tempting. The location? well yes, it is a late night flight...You just need a few hours of sleep to start your trip off right...No! Just say no...unless you want to sleep in an ashtray, wear a hazmat suit just to visit the bathroom... Or just wait until the "renovation."

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

I arrived and it looked ok. Nothing fantastic, but cheap and clean. Not a scary neighborhood. I go in, talk to the counter lady. She seems nice. I ask to see the room, and she says yes. Ugh. Smells like smoke. She apologizes, they don't allow smoking, but someone must have snuck it. I ask if there are other rooms.... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This place is noisy, smelly with by far the most rude hotel staff i've encountered in my life. I have travelled in over 20 countries, this like 3rd world country. Suspicious activities outside, if you have booked atleast ask for a room on a higher floor.There were individuals starring inside and waiting for i dont know what in their backyard.

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TrvlJunkie_jg
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

For the first time in my adult traveling life I failed to check Trip Advisor or Yelp before making a reservation ("cheap motel near airport - how bad could it be?"). I will never make that mistake again. The sad part is the average cost of a decent hotel/motel room in Anchorage is not that much more than this place.... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

It was a place to sleep. Hotels are very expensive after May 15 and this one was reasonable. They let me stay a past check out time too because my flight did not leave until late at night and I had turned in the rental car. This is not a 5 star hotel but staff was helpful and it was... More

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Address: 3836 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK 99517
Location: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Chelsea Inn Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 34
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