This hotel has been recently remodeled - half of it is new and the other half is an older roadside motel. The hotel required us to sign a notice about the non-smoking room and said that we would have to pay about $300 if we smoked in the room. We requested non-smoking and were given a room on the old side. As soon as we walked in, the smell of a smoking room was VERY noticable. The beds were visibly dipped in the middle. We pulled down the bedspread and saw holes from cigarette burns in the blanket. There were also lots of stains on the furniture and the carpet.
We requested to be moved to a true non-smoking room and were given a room in the newer half of the hotel. It looked and smelled better, but it still wasn't great.
The hotel has free breakfast and a free shuttle to the airport every hour.
I would recommend staying at the Holiday Inn Express right across the street.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Whether your vacation brings you to Anchorage for one night or many, Puffin Inn offers convenient access to area attractions such as Chugach State Park, the Seward Highway and the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. Our hotel is also minutes from metropolitan entertainment in downtown Anchorage and a short drive to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.Puffin Inn offers special conveniences to enhance your stay. We offer free shuttle service to and from the airport, a business center, an exercise room, laundry facilities and pet-friendly accommodations. Guests also enjoy a complimentary breakfast served daily in our lobby breakfast area. Internet access is available throughout the hotel.Rest assured that you will have a relaxing guest experience at an affordable rate when you choose our convenient lodging. Puffin Inn offers a variety of lodging options suitable for any traveler. Our lodge has 85 guest rooms and suites separated into 4 room styles: Deluxe, Moderate, Boutique and Original. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Puffin Hotel Anchorage