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Alyeska Hostel

227 Alta Drive, PO Box 953, Girdwood, AK 99587
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Ancona, Italy
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived no one was there to welcome us, only a post-it on the front door asking to put the payment into the safety box. The private room we booked wasn't private at all, since we had to go through the dormitory to get to the room. The hostel provides the possibility of a 5 dollar shower for not... More 

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1 Thank Giulia L
AlyeskaHostel, Owner at Alyeska Hostel, responded to this review

Giulia, We are sorry to hear about your recent experience at Alyeska Hostel. Your feedback is important to us. Regarding the rooms cleanliness, we are disappointed to learn that your room was not cleaned properly prior to your stay. My apologies. Cleanliness is important to us, which is why we rate very well on that point. Our linens are washed... More 

Ypsilanti, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The owner was very kind & accommodating. I booked my stay here extremely last minute (the day of) and she made it a breeze. I really enjoyed the location of this hostel, as it was tucked away on a dirt road in Girdwood. It made for a cozy stay! I would certainly come here again.

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Jasper, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

My friend and I stayed in the private room for 7 nights while we went skiing and snowboarding on the hill and really enjoyed the stay. The hostel is clean, communal showers and living area with kitchen and appliances were all perfect. Jakki made the stay 100 times more enjoyable taking us to see the portage glacier and to a... More 

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Thank Alex S
Anchorage, Alaska
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57 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We were the first over nighters for the new studio- Would recommend adding a hair dryer and toaster. Reservations can be 1 night- hard to find in Girdwood. Need to drive to slope, ski trails and restaurants. Nice walk in evening. Church nearby w a female pastor- fun plus to stay. Price seems a bit high-

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Ada, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Little hard to find with the road construction but just fools the road on back. We showed up at 1 am and left by 9, so all I can comment on is it was a beautiful place, wish we had time to ride the lift up and eat on top of the mountain. Watch for bears in the parking lot,... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I and my husband stayed in the cabin for one night while going to Seward. It was a nice cabin with kitchen and bathroom facility inside it. Cabin was neat and clean.. We really enjoyed our stay over here.. Highly recommended!!!!!!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My cousin and I stayed in Alyeska Hostel for one night, and we really liked it. The caretaker, Jakki, was extremely helpful and sweet. She told us a lot about Girdwood and Alaska in general. The hostel is clean and comfortable. We stayed in the private loft. The beds were made up for us and were very comfortable. The bathrooms... More 

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Delta Junction, Alaska
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142 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

A clean, comfortable and well appointed hostel. It was our first visit to such an establishment and we were pleasantly surprised. The mattress in the upper room was on the floor and the other beds were bunks. Pillows were wimpy. A dollar is charged for a towel. The common area was comfortable. More games or some cards would have been... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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254 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We are loving this place. Every staff member is happy, attentive and will go out of their way for you - every staff member we spoke with was happy to share their knowledge and their own experiences - and all so very positive. The rooms are large and comfortable, with great mountain views. The breakfast is a good spread of... More 

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Thank glts
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My wife and I spent that night here, and had a great time (Summer). We did one of the romance packages that included tram tickets and breakfast vouchers. The rooms were nice, and the food was good (albeit a little on the expensive side, but when it's the only place in town...). We did it as a stop over between... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alyeska Hostel has provided affordable lodging for travelers in Girdwood, Alaska for over 30 years. We are located less than 1 hr from Anchorage Airport and 1 mile from Alaska's largest ski resort. In the main building we provide a ready to use kitchen, bathrooms with hot showers, a 7 bed shared dormitory, 2 private rooms. We also have a cabin with private bath and kitchen available May - September. Many outdoor activities can be found in the Girdwood area year round, and Alyeska Hostel provides a clean, affordable place to relax, in a great location to base your adventures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alyeska Hostel

Address: 227 Alta Drive, PO Box 953, Girdwood, AK 99587
Location: United States > Alaska > Girdwood
Price Range: $20 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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