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BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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kent, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel is very dated but rooms are updated and the internet is excellent. Hotel is located right in midtown and very close to restaurants and a nice movie theater. why 200 character minimum? that will discourage me from ever doing this again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was clean, comfortable, and quiet - a great bargain for the price. The staff was helpful. It was located in a great central area in Anchorage, minutes from shopping, and lots of close restaurants to choose from.

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

Dear Lindsey H, We appreciate you taking the time out to do a review for us. I am glad that you enjoyed the hotel on your recent visit to Anchorage. Please feel free to contact me directly if there is any way I can be of assistance in the future. You may contact me at 907-561-1522 or email bwgoldenlion@gci.net. Sincerely, More 

Anchorage, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel has been recently remodeled, and it look FANTASTIC! Their staff is wonderful and very kind and helpful, I enjoyed my stay there. I did not feel out of place they made me feel like I'm right at home. If you want to stay at a great hotel with comfortable beds and great staff then choose Best Western Golden... More 

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

Dear Lakendra J , Thank you for the very nice review you posted for our hotel. your comments are very appreciated and I will pass them on to staff. Thank you for staying with us on your recent visit to Anchorage. If you ever need to contact me directly please feel free to call me at 907-561-1522 or email me... More 

Skagway, Alaska, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great value for your money - excellent staff, services and facilities. The location was close to medical services and staff went out of their way to make sure my stay was comfortable. Facilities are clean and amenities are many.

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

Dear Emily D, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay while you were in Anchorage. It is our pleasure to be at your service. Please let me know if I can ever be of further assistance to you. Feel free to contact me at 907-561-1522 or email me at bwgoldenlion@gci.net. Best Regards, More 

Seward, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay at this hotel once a month. I recommend it highly. Friendly helpful staff. Clean and safe. The beds are the bomb !! Restaurant and lounge makes you so comfortable you stay a while. The have a business room, fitness center, and a hair dresser.

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

Rhonda M, Thank you for your lovely review. We appreciate your business and look for ward to having you back with us. If you ever need to contact me directly please feel free to call me at 907-561-1522 or email me at bwgoldenlion@gci.net. Sincerely, More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice and convenient place to stay close to town ,food and shops…Very good price, will stay again. The staff is very friendly and has taxis to get you around where you need to go..Close to hospital if needed..

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

Dear 557 Sheilac, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us. We appreciate your business and if you have an opportunity to come back to Anchorage I hope you will stay with us again. If you need to contact me for any reason please feel free to call me at 907-561-1522 or email at bwgoldenlion@gci.net. Sincerely, More 

Wasilla, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was very pleased that the friendly staff let us in our room over two hours early when we arrived in Anchorage. The lobby was very clean and decor was lovely. Our room was very clean and spacious. We had bottled water and snacks waiting for us in our room. We had dinner at the restaurant, and we both enjoyed our... More 

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

Dear Jennifer M Than you for taking the time to do a review for us. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. If you are ever in Anchorage for business or pleasure we hope that you would consider staying with us again. I hope your daughters exams went well and much luck to here in the future.... More 

Fairbanks, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was amazed right from the unexpected ability to check in early as I had a 7am arrival into Anchorage. The room was super clean (Thanks Mrs. Erin) and spacious. I felt important during my check in and out. The only downside was I had to go without internet from later afternoon till the next morning. Was told by front... More 

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

Dear BJH, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us. First I would like to apologize that your issue was not resolved properly. Thank you for letting me know about the issue so I can use it as an opportunity to train staff. I am pleased to hear that at the rest of your experience was... More 

Soldotna, Alaska, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The rooms are very nice since the remodel and upgrades. Lots of room. Big refrigerator. Beds and pillows are very good. The bar could use some help. Beer is not cold. They were out of co2. If it was my bar, I'd have gotten some 20 oz bottles out of the vending machine and sold some drinks and not mentioned... More 

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

Dear Jerry G, I would like to thank you for taking the time to do a review for us. I am glad you enjoyed our recent remodel. The lounge is on our to do list for a remodel in the very near future. I am disappointed that you had a bad experience in the lounge and the bartender did not... More 

Boyd, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This hotel provides a good location in southern Anchorage with immediate access to Seward Highway and rest of Anchorage and the restaurant staff were very friendly and great tasking food with large portions for all meals

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

Dear Kenneth L, Thank you for taking the time to do a survey for our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed our centrally located hotel and restaurant. If you should need to contact me for any reason please feel free to do so at 907-561-1522 or email bwgoldenlion@gci.net Sincerely, More 

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