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1000 Arlberg Road, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
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Hotel Overview: Nestled in the Chugach Mountain Range in the resort community of Girdwood, Alyeska Resort featuring The Hotel Alyeska is only 40 miles from downtown Anchorage. The Hotel is also near many attractions - two miles from Crow Creek Gold Mine, and 15 miles from Portage Glacier and the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. The floor-to-ceiling windows in the fireside lobby and grand staircase offer unobstructed views of the north face of Mount Alyeska. Open beams and cathedral ceilings accent the indoor lap pool, 16-person spa tub, and fitness center. Airport transportation (surcharge), ski storage, and a local shuttle are available. Wireless Internet access is available in the lobby, DSL hookups in the rooms (included in resort fee). The Spa at Alyeska offers a wide array of massage, facial and body services. The eight-story property has 304 guestrooms. All rooms offer cable TV with pay movies, and are equipped with coffeemakers, refrigerators, hairdryers, and irons with boards. In-room complimentary DSL is available. All rooms are nonsmoking. You must be 21 years of age or older to make a reservation and check in. Guests under 21 must be accompanied by someone 21 years of age or older to stay in the hotel. Any guest under the age of 18 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Please note: The 2011/12 Ski Season is November 23, 2011 to April 29, 2012 (conditions permitting). Deluxe King Room with one king bed includes bathrobes and slippers, bottled water, heated towel rack, mini refrigerator and coffee maker, in-room safe, iron and ironing board. Located on Floors 4-7. Deluxe: 2 Double Room with two double beds includes bathrobes and slippers, bottled water, heated towel rack, mini refrigerator and coffee maker, in-room safe, iron and ironing board. Located on Floors 4-7. Standard: Room with two double beds includes bathrobes and slippers, bottled water, heated towel rack, mini refrigerator and coffee maker, in-room safe, iron and ironing board. Located on Floors 2-3. Area served: Anchorage (and vicinity). Nearby airports: Ted Stevens International Airport, Anchorage AK (ANC). Area description: 35 miles southeast of Anchorage, at Alyeska Resort in the town of Girdwood, AK. Amenities• Concierge• Conference Facilities• Fitness center• Free parking• Handicapped Rooms/Facilities• Health Club• High-speed Internet• Internet Access• Meeting/Banquet Facilities• Pool & Hot Tub• Restaurants• Room Service• Spa services• Wireless Internet. Dining: Aurora Bar & Grill. Whether you're in the mood for a casual atmosphere or watching your favorite sports event, the Aurora Bar & Grill is family-friendly with comfort food. The diverse menu offers Alaskan specialties and satisfying homemade-style dishes. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bar open late on weekends. Seven Glaciers: Feast upon fabulous views and gourmet cuisine at the AAA Four-Diamond Seven Glaciers restaurant. Menu features regional favorites focused on fresh seafood, Snake River Farms meats prepared by Executive Chef Jason Porter. Recipient of Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence. Sakura: Newly remodeled, Sakura Restaurant offers modern and intimate setting with Asian-inspired seafood and meats, hand-rolled sushi and a full sake and cocktail list. Open for dinner. The Pond Café: Located on the second floor of the hotel, the Pond Cafe is the place to enjoy breakfast offering full and continental buffet options and an a la carte menu featuring local favorites such as reindeer sausage links as well as a variety of healthy choices. Tramway Café: Featuring Starbucks™ coffee and espresso drinks, the Tramway Café features quick eats and grab n’ go style items. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.
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John M wrote a review Oct 2020
Buxton, North Carolina27 contributions16 helpful votes
The Alyeska Resort is a beautiful hotel in the Anchorage-area skiing mountains. The resort is very well done with many luxury touches (towel warmer in the bathroom, gorgeous pool, spa and gym, gas fire pits around the resort, great hiking trails, etc.) You definitely feel like they're on par with a Fairmont hotel.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Diane H wrote a review Oct 2020
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If you like skiing, hiking or just plane relaxing this is the place to be. Don’t miss an opportunity to see the northern lights. WOW!!!!!! Best hotel in Girdwood without a doubt! While in Girdwood visit the bakery. Daily soups, fresh baked breads (yummy), best sweet rolls ever and freshly made sandwiches.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
TravelGirl2006 wrote a review Oct 2020
Seattle, Washington64 contributions88 helpful votes
This hotel could be great, but it's not. We arrived around 10pm on Friday night because we decided to have dinner prior to arrival. The parking lot was full, so we pulled into the drive and spoke with a shuttle driver who told us how to get to the overflow lot. We asked if he would pick us up to which he replied "You can just walk on back." (He was doing nothing, no other guests around.) We asked how far it was because we had our bags and we recieved a smerk and eyeroll and were told it was not far. In reality it was not that far, but it is not a well lit path, was 25 degrees, pitch black out and it was far enought that you would not want to carry bags on a gravel path. So he finally conceeded to follow us to the overflow lot and commented "I just assumed you had already checked in and didn't have bags." ALL of this could have been avoided if when we pulled up he had actually greeted us with a welcome and asked if we were checking in. Terrible service continued as we got back to the lobby and he unloaded one bag off the shuttle and left me to drag the other three in to the front desk. Meanwhile, my friend had to go back out to the car and she was left to walk alone in the dark and cold. Again, not another single guest in site and this guy was standing around talking to other employees. Front desk check in was barely a notch above our bell experience. No welcome, no greeting, just mechanical. I know it must be difficult to find good staff in off season, but hotels of this caliber should at least be looking for friendly people who don't seem so annoyed to be working there! I am sure our experience once to the room was jaded by our annoyance after the arrival. But it left a bad taste in our mouths. The room is absolutely nothing to get excited about. We reserved too late and they were out of the top floor rooms, but we booked the largest room with two queen beds that they had available. The bathroom is tiny, the decor and furnishings dated. Pillows hard as rock. Overall a lousy nights sleep and just left us feeling like we made the completely wrong choice for our girl's weekend getaway. Not going to make that mistake again.
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Date of stay: October 2020
SeetheWholeWorld wrote a review Oct 2020
New York, New York27 contributions13 helpful votes
The Alyeska was a home away from home while traveling in Alaska over the course of a number of fairly challenging months during Covid. The hotel is spotless and incredibly well-run, all the more remarkable, during a global pandemic. It goes without saying that the salt water pool and spacious hot tub are incredibly lovely, but guests are treated so incredibly well. I was there for work and having a hard time connecting my color printer in my room and the folks at the front desk asked if I would like to have an in-house IT person take a look. They suggested it was a security risk to hop on wirelessly and procured a cable for me, which I thought was amazing. I was super pressured for time during work and didn't have time to set it up using the cable and the front desk offered the print my multi-page document for me, in color, almost daily, which may seem like a small thing but in almost ever other hotel I've ever traveled to, would have taken me forever for one reason or another. The folks at the front desk were always super attentive and helpful, and would go WAY OUT OF THEIR WAY to help. I honestly couldn't believe guest services were so great - thank you so much for making my stay so great. Really appreciate it. Loved Sakura, the sushi place, as well. THANK YOU.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Ask for a view to see the mountain
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Response from Jason Porter, Other at Alyeska Resort
Responded Oct 20, 2020
SeetheWholeWorld, Thank you for taking the time to let un know how we are doing. Your feed back is a gift that allows us to celebrate our accomplishments and improve on our deficits. It is fills our teams with joy to know that their hard work and dedication was so well enjoyed. From our Clean Team to our Team at Sakura we thank you for your review and patronage. Best Regards, Jason Porter Director of Food & Beverage
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Tiffany M wrote a review Oct 2020
11 contributions1 helpful vote
We live in Anchorage and booked a room here just to get away and use the pool, hot tub, and gym. I called ahead of time to make sure the facilities were open due to COVID and they are but an appointment is required. When we arrived at the time of check in I tried to book the gym/pool and they didn’t have a single time slot available for our entire stay. I asked them if I could get a pool voucher and come at different time during the week and they said no. They had an available time slot for the next day at 4pm but wanted to charge us $30 for a late check out at 2pm so we could stay and be able to go, but that was silly because we would still have a 2 hour gap. Last night we went to dinner at Sakura and they had an overpriced limited COVID menu and the sushi was cold... as if they pre made the rolls and put them in the fridge and pulled them as needed. The rice was dry and hard. Long story short, we paid $230 for our room and wasn’t able to use any amenities, and dinner was $125 and our sushi was bad. So we stayed in the room and rented a $20 movie. Save your money and stay home. This was one of our worst hotel experiences EVER.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Jason Porter, Other at Alyeska Resort
Responded Oct 6, 2020
Dear tmenichetti, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We appreciate your patronage during these very challenging times. After many months of closure we decided to open our pool with limited capacity and reserved time slots to ensure the safety of our guests and team members. As you pointed out it is very popular with our guests. I am sorry that Sakura did not meet your expectations. Our team prides them selves on fresh food in a relaxing yet lively atmosphere. We have expanded the seating to the terrace to accommodate more guests as, like the pool, it is very popular and fills quickly. We appreciate your feedback and view it as a gift. Know how our guests are experiencing our hotel & resort allows us to continuously improve. Best Regards, Jason Porter Director of Food & Beverage
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alyeska Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Alyeska Resort?
Nearby attractions include Winner Creek Trail Hand Tram (1.6 miles), Alyeska Ski Area (0.01 miles), and Crow Creek Mine (1.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Alyeska Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Alyeska Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Alyeska Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Alyeska Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jack Sprat Restaurant, Double Musky Inn, and Seven Glaciers.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Alyeska Resort?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Alyeska Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Alyeska Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Alyeska Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Potter Section House (3.5 miles).
Does Alyeska Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Alyeska Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.