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BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1000 East 36th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99508
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Seattle, Washington
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78 reviews 78 reviews
58 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be discouraged by the look of the lobby or the potentially horrible smell coming from the Beauty Salon. The rooms are quite nicely furnished, bathrooms are clean and the bed very comfortable. It was a pleasant surprise to find the bathroom with fixtures dispensing lotion, soap and shampoos. Even more so to realize these products were made with natural... More

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Fayetteville, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice hotel and had a decent location with lots of restaurants and stores around and was not too far from the airport. The hotel staff was very helpful when we wanted to find restrauants and stores. It was not too far from downtown Anchorage either so it was easy to see the city.

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Victoria BC
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a Best Western gold member. I really like the value you get -our room is large, clean, staff are friendly. As we are driving the location is good as there is easy access to the highway. The rate for this hotel was great considering the average rate started at $150 per night for other hotels in Anchorage which... More

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Leawood, KS
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here one night before heading out the next morning on the Alaska Railroad. We enjoyed our stay and really liked our room. The staff were very personable. We arrived too early for check in so the hotel held our luggage while we went sightseeing. Nice facility. It's within a short walk to some of the best pizza in... More

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Ogden, Utah
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 1 night after arriving on a late flight into Anchorage. Check in was quick, the room was large and clean, beds were comfy. We were out the door as soon as we got up so I cannot comment on much more than that but we were satisfied and would gladly stay again.

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La Porte, Tx, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overpriced for the ammenities. Need some repair items such as drain plugs and grates on some of the bath tubs. Staff very good. Computer for guests slower than molasses in the winter time. No breakfast included since there is a restaraunt on site.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to do a review. I appreciate your comments and will look into the issues you had in your room and get them addressed. We strive to give every guest quality accommodations and I am sorry in your case we did not seem to accomplish this. If you are ever in Anchorage again... More

soldotna, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was very good. Beds, covers and bedding was good. This hotel is old and is being remodeled and becoming an excellent hotel from its recent aging condition. Cost was average. We enjoyed the stay and especially the microwave, refridgerator.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for our property. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and we are continually updating the property to give a better guest experience. If you are ever back in Anchorage again I hope that you will choose to stay with us again. Sincerely, More

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My visit to Alaska was great. It was my first time there, and I had some concerns you know the normal things like what will the hotel look like, are people friendly, will I feel out of place, etc. until I arrived. The hotel staff eased those concerns, and the hotel was very nice. I will likely be visiting for... More

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us we appreciate your business and hope if you are in Anchorage again the you will choose to stay with us. Thank you, More

Pleasant Hill, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night in the height of the tourist season. Long story short, We could have easily paid a lot more for a lot less somewhere else. The location is very good, the rooms were large, updated, quiet and very clean, the beds very comfortable, and the staff were quite accommodating. I was taken back to hear... More

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I am blessed to have a wonderful staff who truly appreciates that every guest has a choice of hotels here in Anchorage. We appreciate that you chose us and hope that is you are ever... More

Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the wonderful trip from Seward, we stayed here for only one night before catching a flight out of Anchorage. We stayed in room 221. We kept hearing the squeaky noise whenever the people from the room above walked. We normally have no problem sleeping during our trips at all. But, it was such a long and tiring night. I... More

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us. I am sorry that you heard the people above you and I will look into it.. We strive to make every guest stay a comfortable one and I appreciate your comments so we might be able to look into a possible solution. I am glad you... More

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Address: 1000 East 36th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99508
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Location: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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