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BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel

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1000 East 36th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99508
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just needed a place for one night, wasn't for a vacation. We arrived by 1am I had called to make sure they would be open. Sure enough they were waiting for us to arrive. Its a basic hotel, nothing fancy but front desk was very friendly. It's in a good location lots of stuff around it and close to... More 

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Bakersfield, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was looking for a central location and found it here. You can get to anywhere you need in town from here. The staff are good people. If you like to dance the lounge is the place to go. I was here for business but would go back with family anytime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

AWESOME PLACE! Great customer service! The rooms were very nice and the staff was friendly and pleasant! I'll be visiting again! It was close to everything! -- Walmart, the mall, the hospital we visited. It was a safe place and I didn't feel uncomfortable late at night when arriving to the hotel (like other places I've stayed in Anchorage). Parking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent service. All staff is friendly and interactive. restaurant is worth going to even if you can't spend the night. Very impressed with all of the staff. when there are issues, as all travel will have, they resolve them quickly and happily. really enjoy our stays. We must stay over at least once every few months and this is the... More 

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Layton, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Had a good week without any additional stress while staying here. The gym was a little small but I was still able to get a good work out in. My room was always clean when I came back to it. The workers were also good about letting me be when I posted that I wanted to be left in peace.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We came to Alaska for a two week road / hotel trip. We stayed at the Golden Lion for 3 days at the beginning of our trip and 1 day at the middle of the trip. The rooms were clean and roomy. The hotel is located away from the airport and from downtown. The breakfast provided was decent. It was... More 

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

Dear t100baker, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed the hotel and hope your visit to our beautiful state was enjoyable. We appreciate your business and if you are ever in Anchorage again I hope you will choose to stay with us again. If you would like to... More 

anchorage, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

people awesome the restraunt was over priced though, and portions were very small, choices were very limited, it seems they took advantage of the state voucture program, and people already having a hard time, the place other than tht was awesome people great

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

Dear Robert M, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. I will pass your comments on to the restaurant owners. Than you again for choosing to stay with us on your visit to Anchorage. Sincerely, More 

Seattle, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This hotel has a modern and comfortable design. From the moment you walk in the door you can tell the attention to detail that was placed when picking out the decour and layout of the lobby as well as the rooms. The front desk was espacially unique and easiley accessable for someone in a wheel chair. The staff were very... More 

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

Dear Kyle C, We appreciate you taking the time to do a review of our hotel. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you enjoyed your accommodations. I know that when you come to Anchorage you have a lot of hotels to choose from and we would like to thank you for choosing to stay at the... More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

First time staying at this hotel..very nice! They have remodeled this hotel and it looks really nice. Guest rooms are very large, and hotel is centrally located. No continental breakfast but I like the microwave and fridge in the room so I was able to make my own oatmeal. The coffee bar in the lobby was a huge hit too!... More 

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

Dear Kathy J, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us. We are glad that you liked the remodel. We continue to do improvements to the hotel the better serve our guest. If you are ever in Anchorage Alaska again I hope that you would choose to stay with us again. If for any reason you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We usually use a lot of Best Western Hotels. I was very disappointed that there wasn't a good breakfast that is usually the norm for a Best Western. Instead of the usual good variety of food, we got a very limited Continental breakfast of donuts and pastries. The room was nice but you have to climb about 6 stairs to... More 

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

Dear Nancy R, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for our hotel. Yes I agree it is very inconvenient to have steps up to the first floor. We do have houseman here that are more then willing to help with luggage and I apologize for you not getting the assistance that you needed. As for the... More 

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