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Carrollton, Virginia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice B & B in a quiet neighborhood close to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and not far from downtown Anchorage. Our host provided great service and outstanding breakfasts (we were there three days.) There were three guest rooms upstairs and at least one larger room downstairs that would be more suited to families. All of the rooms were clean and had... More 

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were great, the whole place was cozy. Carol is a great host - but be warned, do not be on a tight schedule as breakfast can take nearly an hour listening to Carols great stories. Breakfast was good if you aren't too fussy (waffles were great, Salmon cakes were a little polarizing). The place was clean with plenty... More 

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Denvuh
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Carol is a wonderful host. She shared her knowledge & expertise on the area & Alaska. We enjoyed 3 different breakfasts. She really enjoys creating a wonderful meal with her homemade recipes, spreads & jams. We highly recommend staying here. Very easy access to downtown & other spots that are highlights of the area. There is also a very comfortable... More 

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Orange County, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

It's true that we were a bit surprised (not in the good way) when we made a turn into the neighborhood. Also true that although the exterior of the house looks lovely, the first look inside was full of clusters. However, as soon as we dragged our luggage upstairs and opened the bedroom door, we were so pleasantly surprised. Clean,... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Taxi here from train cost $12. Room was huge and decoration (bear hides and heads and other trophies) were quite nice. Breakfast was amazing (home cooked and fresh). Host was nice and house was quite. Plenty of parking for all guests. On road towards Denali so perfect for our next day. Supermarket just up the road

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stayed here with another couple for 4 days to explore Anchorage before heading off to Denali. Located slightly out of town but only a few minutes from a regular bus route if you do not have a car. Also close to a bike trail into town as we hired bikes for a couple days. Carol, our host is a... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for two nights. A big reason for chosing this place was that it should be a fragrance free environment since my husband is allergic. To our disappointment it wasn't! The bathroom there smelt more of perfume than any other bathroom on our trip! That gave my husband headache. The room was OK but it was a bit... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Carol is the best innkeeper. She stayed up late to let us in her home when our flight was delayed. The room and bed we had was very comfortable. Breakfast was the highlight of our stay. Carol is a fabulous cook and historical story teller.The house if full of bears and history. Great location for day trips around Anchorage.

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Michigan
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was our 5th trip to Alaska. And our first "in season" trip. This B n B beat the heck out of motel prices with a full Alaskan breakfast, to boot. We stayed 2 nights then came back for a third. Food was fantastic, stories interesting. Ask Carol about her Dad's moose/bear hunt. Great!! Carol is very knowledgeable on a... More 

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Marion, Indiana
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed here our first 3 nights in Alaska. The hostess is a world class cook with immense local knowledge on everything from wildflowers to local attractions to the best variety of local potatoes. While we had a lot more scheduled in Alaska than just Anchorage, we were reluctant to leave. The open area on the 2nd floor has some... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Big Bear Bed & Breakfast

Address: 3401 Richmond Ave, Anchorage, AK 99508-1013
Location: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Number of rooms: 4
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