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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We (2 couples) stayed here 4 separate times during our vacation in Alaska. We were always welcomed by the friendly staff and the rooms were always ready and waiting. We stayed in 3 different rooms so have a good idea of what's on offer. First of all, most of the rooms have good views out over the water looking west... More 

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Geneva
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Copper Whale Inn has a variety of rooms, some ensuite and others not. Some of the rooms are quite small, other are spacious. Some have great views over the Sound. The breakfast buffet is really good here. Great bread, fresh fruit and berries, delicious granola and yogurt, great coffee. There are no tables to eat at but sofas in... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm so glad you enjoyed yourselves during your visit with us. We do indeed have a variety of accommodations, and pride ourselves on the fresh, healthy and yummy options we offer for breakfast. Please come again! More 

Camberley, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 separate nights at the beginning and end of our driving tour in Alaska. Our first stay was in a smaller room (Susitna) that was easy to find on late arrival. The second stay was in a bigger room (Room 14) in the rear building, with its own little outside terrace area. This place is a... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I'm really glad you enjoyed your visit. The great location is in the middle of the city, so there are those urban sounds, and this is exactly why we provide earplugs and fans in the guest rooms to mitigate it. I appreciate your kind words. More 

Oxford
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Copper Whale Inn is the perfect place to stay in Anchorage. We stayed for two nights at the start of our road trip and one night at the end. We were able to leave some things at the B & B whilst we were travelling which was very helpful. Comfortable rooms and excellent breakfasts. It was really good to have... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Our great location is our strongest suit, for sure, and we do our best to provide our guests a comfortable and inviting environment. It's so easy to access the best of Anchorage's activities and attractions. We'll hope to host you again! More 

Ridgefield, Connecticut
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location close to main areas in Anchorage. Nice little cold breakfast in lovely eating area. Comfortable and charming -wish we could have stayed longer but its hard to get a room here if you wait too long!

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I'm very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great experience at the Copper Whale Inn. Check-in and check-out were easy. Breakfast and wifi are included. Breakfast was much better than expected, and wifi was relatively reliable. There is also a desktop computer and printer for guests to use for free. There is no free parking, but the location is fantastic. It is just up the... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your nice review! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. We actually have several rooms designated as economy rooms, due to their lack of view or size, so they are priced lower than our standard rooms. Also, our two rooms with shared bathrooms are lower-priced yet, and have beautiful Cook Inlet views. More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It can be challenging to find a relatively affordable place to stay in Anchorage during mid-June, so I was happy to stumble upon this B&B to spend a few days sightseeing before a business conference. I had some trepidations about booking a room with a shared bath -- but no worries! There are both a 1/2 bath and a full... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much! I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and the beautiful view from our comfy shared bath rooms. More 

Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super location except for the noise. Stayed in room #10. There was no A/C, which is needed in Anchorage these days unfortunately. This would not be such a big problem except for the noisy location, so no open window. There is a train track near by and then there is the typical downtown street noise. When I saw the ear... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

I'm sorry you did not sleep well. With our location come the sounds of the city, and that's why we have the earplugs available in every guest room. We would have been happy to try and move you to a different room if we would have been notified. More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location just a few minutes from downtown Anchorage and within walking distance of the railway station. Rooms are very comfortable with free wifi. Spacious and light with some views over the sea. Staff are great and do everything they can to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Good breakfast on proper china plates! (get used to paper plates... More 

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. We do our best to offer a nice downtown alternative to the big hotel properties. Happy Travels! More 

Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted by very friendly hosts who helped us to our room, gave us 2 keys, and provided a simple, healthy cold breakfast. The room was clean and roomy enough for the one night stays. The hot water in the shower was a bit sketchy, but not missing.

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. We'll certainly keep an eye on the hot water heater! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy scenic ocean and mountain views from downtown Anchorage at the Copper Whale Inn! Our two adjacent houses offer comfortable, modern accommodations and our historic main house is the first architecturally designed home in Anchorage. Easy walking distance to business and arts, activities, restaurants, galleries, the Anchorage Museum and the Coastal Trail. Bike rental on-premise (summer). Concierge services, free wi-fi! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Copper Whale Inn

Address: 440 L St., Anchorage, AK 99501
Location: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range: $108 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Copper Whale Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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