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Big Bear Bed & Breakfast

3401 Richmond Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99508
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orange County, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's true that we were a bit surprised (not in the good way) when we made a turn into the neighborhood. Also true that although the exterior of the house looks lovely, the first look inside was full of clusters. However, as soon as we dragged our luggage upstairs and opened the bedroom door, we were so pleasantly surprised. Clean,... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taxi here from train cost $12. Room was huge and decoration (bear hides and heads and other trophies) were quite nice. Breakfast was amazing (home cooked and fresh). Host was nice and house was quite. Plenty of parking for all guests. On road towards Denali so perfect for our next day. Supermarket just up the road

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Clearwater, Florida
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stayed here with another couple for 4 days to explore Anchorage before heading off to Denali. Located slightly out of town but only a few minutes from a regular bus route if you do not have a car. Also close to a bike trail into town as we hired bikes for a couple days. Carol, our host is a... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stayed there for two nights. A big reason for chosing this place was that it should be a fragrance free environment since my husband is allergic. To our disappointment it wasn't! The bathroom there smelt more of perfume than any other bathroom on our trip! That gave my husband headache. The room was OK but it was a bit... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Carol is the best innkeeper. She stayed up late to let us in her home when our flight was delayed. The room and bed we had was very comfortable. Breakfast was the highlight of our stay. Carol is a fabulous cook and historical story teller.The house if full of bears and history. Great location for day trips around Anchorage.

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was our 5th trip to Alaska. And our first "in season" trip. This B n B beat the heck out of motel prices with a full Alaskan breakfast, to boot. We stayed 2 nights then came back for a third. Food was fantastic, stories interesting. Ask Carol about her Dad's moose/bear hunt. Great!! Carol is very knowledgeable on a... More 

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Marion, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed here our first 3 nights in Alaska. The hostess is a world class cook with immense local knowledge on everything from wildflowers to local attractions to the best variety of local potatoes. While we had a lot more scheduled in Alaska than just Anchorage, we were reluctant to leave. The open area on the 2nd floor has some... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

really good breakfast and much storys, really a great place to stay, a oasis in the middle of nothing almost much things in the house to look at, nativ things, books and so on microwave, fridge and koffi, tea and chocolate 24/7 for free

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Holon, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stay in Big Bear for one night,didn't were there much time ,but enough to see how many interesting artifacts are there on very small place. On our cozy room was comfy bed ,there was point to prepare tea and cafe, breakfast was simple but enough,the many kinds of jams was excellent.

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Fairfield oh
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63 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Yea, the neighborhood may or may not be great but we liked this place a lot. I had reserved the Denali room because my wife cannot do stair easily and we were surprised to find what amounted to a two room suite complete with a jetted tub, shower and even a bidet. This place is full of photos and memorabilia... More 

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