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Spenard Hostel International

2845 W 42nd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99517
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mason, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay at Spenard Hostel was perfect for our Alaskan adventure. It was clean, convenient and affordable - we couldn't ask for more. We even rented bikes there and we were given great directions to the coastal trail as well as information on a wonderful hike in Girdwood. Really, this is a great place to stay. We even saw a... More

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Idaho
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, I arrived late in the evening and left very early in the morning- the opposite of another person who shared the room. But I sure did appreciate my positive experience, especially when compared to my miserable stay at the other hostel in Anchorage. The bed was comfortable enough, the shower was hot, the bathroom mold-free and clean, the kitchen... More

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ALBANY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was extremely helpful. We forgot an item in our room. When it was found, they held on to it and had it ready for us when we came back through. The facilities were good. We had access to the bathrooms without a very long wait. The laundry room was handy and they had a coin machine so we had... More

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The workers here were very clean, responsive and helpful. They accomidated our late night arrival and made good suggestions or places to visit and places to eat. My boyfriend and I were a little nervous at first because our travel plans all changed last minute. This place was adorable outside and homey inside. We would definetly stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stumbled on Spenard Hostel because other hostels were full, and after spending two separate weekends there, I can't imagine wanting to be anywhere else in Anchorage. I felt welcomed immediately on entering the grounds by the "welcome home" mat, the cubbies to store shoes (no shoes inside), and the murals and art painted everywhere. The atmosphere is very friendly,... More

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Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Conveniently located a $8 cab ride from the airport Spenard hostel was a friendly, homey and economical choice for us. We stayed several nights and appreciated the free supplies for cooking your own pancakes and oatmeal. Front desk personal were available to give local advice and directions and even loaned us a Milepost magazine which was very useful. Removing shoes... More

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Oklahoma City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

recently stayed on two separate occasions.... a true international hostel w about 35 beds but w only 4 especially nice bathrooms. a homely atmosphere, easy access to both downtown and the airport via city bus...don't miss visiting Hood Lake just a 4 minute walk to see many sea planes taking off and landing... also a great hotel there for a... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

extremely affordable, 11 of us reserved 2 rooms. Very clean and our room was very roomy. Bathrooms were extremely clean, place looked nice. Front desk was very organized. When they asked us to remove our shoes I thought...hummm I bet's nice inside and it was!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The staff were very friendly and helpful ^^ It's very close to the airport ($8 taking a cab) and a beautiful lake used for water airplane landing is within walking distance. If you have time please try the biking.

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Sacramento, California
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I personally looked at the hostels in Anchorage and ended up staying at the Spenard because it is the best hostel. However, having said that, it is not perfect by any means. I stayed for several nights on two occasions. It is kept as clean as is possible in a hostel environment. It has a large number of beds but... More

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Address: 2845 W 42nd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99517
Location: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
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