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Puffin Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4400 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK 99517
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Ranked #30 of 69 hotels in Anchorage
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New Delhi
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a decent hotel near airport with its airport pick up and drop shuttle. Rooms are neat and spacious, I stayed in a suite that had jaccuzi and a massive bathroom. The breakfast is really inadequate with only very little choice and is best avoided. There's a lake nearby for walking. It is quite far from downtown though has many... More

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Lucas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Puffin Inn is near the Anchorage Airport and is convenient for travel to Alaska, particularly as an overnight stop for trips into the interior. It is comfortable and clean and relatively modestly priced for Alaska. Overall, it is nothing special but would stay again if the opportunity arose.

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback here on TripAdvisor, Lucas. We really appreciate the review. Next time you're passing through the area, keep us in mind. Best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management More

Anchorage
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First let me say my room was not in the Puffin Inn, but in an annex building operated by the Puffin in called Comfort Suites. The building and room were dingy. The walls are in desperate need of being painted, the carpet was gross and old. The room had been sprayed heavily with Lysol I had to run the bathroom... More

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

We're very glad that you loved our main building, but sorry that our annex was not to your liking, Jeanny. Thanks for taking the time to write us a review here on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate your feedback and hope you'll stay with us again sometime. Best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was in the main building upstairs from the reception desk, and there WAS an elevator. Room was large enough, and was clean. Was pricey, but so is every place else to stay in Alaska. No complaints. Woman at front desk was friendly and helpful. Printed out directions for me to Wal-Mart when I told her I left home... More

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us some tips here on TripAdvisor! I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Next time you're planning a trip to Alaska, keep us in mind. Best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management More

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charged $179 per nite for a room thT did not feel clean, and the blanket was shredded! The curtains did not cover the window properly anyway, but were so thin that the light shine through all night. Road noise was continual. Admittedly I made reservations for a business trip too late for tourist season, and got one of the last... More

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

It's so disappointing to hear about this situation, Beth. Thanks for bringing this to our attention. I'll definitely work hard to improve our accommodations. Cheers, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management More

Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My room was in the original building which is only accessible by narrow stairs - difficult to climb and manage a heavy suitcase. My room and all the contents, towels included reeked of cigarette smoke, was hot and stuffy, had pet hair on the bed, the sheets were thin with wear and I had to sleep with the window open... More

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

As you can imagine, we're very disappointed to hear about this situation, Sarah. Thanks for taking the time to give us some feedback here on TripAdvisor. Even when guests are staying in our older building they should always feel comfortable. We'll be working hard to improve. Cheers, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Stayed one night in the hotel . They gave us a room which was already occupied and later changed to a new room . The process was not pleasant . Room felt more like a motel room .location is good and near the airport . Still an average stay little on the expensive side .

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Sorry about the confusion over your room. This really shouldn't ever happen and I apologize for the inconvenience. Thanks taking the time to leave us a review. I'll make sure this doesn't happen on your next stay. Best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management More

North Las Vegas, Nevada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Overnight stay, arrived late from airport. Reservations were kept, traveling with another couple. Clerk upgraded our stay so we could have nearby rooms. We large and clean, no issues. Continental breakfast was good; coffee, juice, pastries, cereal, and waffles. No eggs served. We satisfied with accommodations.

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

It's always great to hear that our guests left satisfied! Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Next time you're in town, keep us in mind. Best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management More

Tokyo, Japan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

DON'T STAY THIS HOTEL, especially if you are Asian!! I stayed this hotel and this was the worst one I've ever stayed. There are three reasons. Unreliable and discriminatory staffs, the faulty reservation system and unreasonable price. At first, I booked a queen room with two beds. But they assigned us a single room which had only one bed by... More

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear that you had a bad experience with us, Shelly. We take allegations such as these very seriously, so I definitely promise to get to the bottom of this. We'll be discussing your review at our next staff meeting. I promise to hold the responsible individuals accountable. Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management More

Seattle, Washington
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87 reviews 87 reviews
77 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

had everything i needed and was close to where i needed to be /room was ok and everything worked like it was supposed to /the next time i'm in that neck of the woods i will consider staying here again

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

It's great to hear that you would stay with us again! We love helping our guests enjoy our beautiful state, so it's great to hear that you think we're doing a good job. Thanks for the feedback and I hope you'll visit us again soon. All the best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management More

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Address: 4400 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK 99517
Location: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Puffin Inn 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Whether your vacation brings you to Anchorage for one night or many, Puffin Inn offers convenient access to area attractions such as Chugach State Park, the Seward Highway and the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. Our hotel is also minutes from metropolitan entertainment in downtown Anchorage and a short drive to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.Puffin Inn offers special conveniences to enhance your stay. We offer free shuttle service to and from the airport, a business center, an exercise room, laundry facilities and pet-friendly accommodations. Guests also enjoy a complimentary breakfast served daily in our lobby breakfast area. Internet access is available throughout the hotel.Rest assured that you will have a relaxing guest experience at an affordable rate when you choose our convenient lodging. Puffin Inn offers a variety of lodging options suitable for any traveler. Our lodge has 85 guest rooms and suites separated into 4 room styles: Deluxe, Moderate, Boutique and Original. ... more   less 
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