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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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Ranked #18 of 70 Hotels in Anchorage
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Kathleen B kasigluk, United States
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Juneau, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No closed captioning allowed on TV's although the capacity is there; restaurant has taken another dive--removed good items from the menu; have a bogus menu online; won't allow guest to have a paper copy of the menu in their room. Poorly managed restaurant staff spend their time policing guests who want a menu.

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kasigluk, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

noone bothered my or my daughter, we slept with noone to bother us, loud, watched TV/cable, took long leisurely bath and hair dryed my hair, restaurant was up on 2nd floor, again noone bothered us, kept to ourselves

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Huntington Beach, California
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15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free parking, free unsecured WiFi, standard room amenities. The property is showing some wear and tear; bathroom door was delaminating and shredding at the lower corners. There was a burned-out incandescent bulb in our room which I would have told the receptionist on check-out if she had asked how our stay was. She didn't, so I didn't. Food at on-site... More

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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Not the best location, right off a super busy street. Nothing special about the rooms, bathroom is small, beds and pillows were comfortable. It was quiet, even with a full hotel. Front desk folks were all super friendly even with my stupid, obvious question. I'd definitely stay again next time I am up there.

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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 comments that helps us to improve where we need to and also know what we are doing well. Thank you for staying with us and look forward to you being our guest in the future if you are ever traveling through Anchorage. If... More

Palmer, Alaska
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed with our free voucher. Nothing special about this place... the restaurant food was ok - we ordered dinner and picked it up and took it back to the room to eat. Had fish & chips and the shrimp & scallop skewers. There were only shrimp, no scallops and the asparagus was green beans. However, it was tasty. Also... 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 our hotel. I am sorry that your stay was disappointing and I will address the issues that you had. If you are ever in Anchorage in the future I would like to invite you back to give us another opportunity to show you that what you experienced... More

United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stayed one night while flying out early next morning. Rooms were nicely updated and clean. Bed was comfortable. Good value. Front desk staff was professional and helpful. Location was convenient and quiet.

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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 of our hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed your accommodations and if you are ever in Anchorage again we would like to invite you to be our guest again. If for any reason you would like to contact me directly please do so at 907-561-1522 or email... More

Anchorage, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I was very pleased with my room, the rooms are cleaned and comfortable. I was able to relax and enjoy by room viewing the cablevision and enjoying a beverage with ice that is provided by the hotel. The staff are friendly and helpful. I would recommend the hotel to my family and friends. Its in midtown area located near shopping... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for doing a review of our hotel. I am glad that the accommodations met your needs. If you are ever in Anchorage again we would like to invite you back to be our guest. We appreciate your business and much luck to your daughter in her college endeavors. Sincerely More

LARGO
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is where I stay when in Anchorage. Excellent food, comfortable beds, friendly staff, and easy access to airport, Kenai Peninsula, or up the Parks Highway. Overall - just a very comfortable and relaxing place to spend the night.

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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 submit a review. I am very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we appreciate your business. If I can be any assistance in the future please don't hesitate to call me at 907-561-1522 or direct email at bwgoldenlion@gci.net Thank you. More

Seattle, Washington
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80 reviews 80 reviews
59 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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

Dear 8837mom, I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. your review is very much appreciated. We went to the use of the dispensers this year so its nice to hear that our guest do not mind them. I am glad you enjoyed the product we chose. If you are ever in Anchorage again I hope that you will... More

Fayetteville, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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

Dear Debbie G, Thank you for staying with us at the Best Western Golden Lion Hotel. We appreciate your business. If for any reason you would need to reach me my number is 907-561-1522 or email is bwgoldelion@gci.net. 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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