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Arctic Adventure Hostel
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

I booked a private room with a queen bed and was thrilled with the price. The rooms are a decent size with their own TV, and the very clean bathrooms are just across the hall. There is a large kitchen downstairs where you have total freedom to use as you please. The manager was extremely nice and she gave me a diet coke to settle my stomach as I had gotten sick while flying in. I've stayed in hostels all over the world, and this one was one of the most clean, most quiet, and most comfortable. It is also one of very few options in Anchorage to stay below 100$. I would definitely stay again.

Room Tip: The rooms are on the 2nd and 3rd floors, so be prepared for a few stairs.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled solo
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1  Thank kelly b
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Reviewed August 24, 2013

First time staying in a hostel. Thanks to trip advisor this was true to all the reviews..great place to stop over in Anchorage..very clean rooms and bathrooms. The caretaker Tiffany is a friendly girl with a fabulous personality. The price is excellent for this area. Would stay again for sure.

Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
1  Thank Madjude
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

I stayed 3 nights and was provided a comfortable bed with clean linens. The shared bathroom was kept clean and well maintained. Overall, it was a good experience with welcoming staff and a great value compared to hotel prices in the area.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled solo
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2  Thank scfivegrands
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

this is a small hostel which has about 20 rooms, big enough for one or 2 people. some rooms have only beds, others have a bed and a desk with a folding chair. they also have flat screen tvs with about 60 channels and the bathrooms are nearby. i stayed for a week and nights were quiet. it's also in a quiet neighborhood.
the kitchen is very large and very well stocked with kitchenware. free pancake mix, rice and oatmeal are available as well as tons of spices and other food left by previous residents. the bathrooms were always clean. computer is available for use in the office. the owner is making improvements to the rooms such as painting them.
the owner and workers were always friendly and helpful and know the city well.
summer prices in alaska are absurdly expensive, so the rates here were comparatively reasonable.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled solo
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1  Thank whomever
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Reviewed August 10, 2013

My stay in this hostel was very pleasant. Friendly owner, neat and comfy rooms, clean bathrooms, a huge kitchen and sympathetic folks from all over the world.
Most importantly, it was really quiet, which made me enjoy the place even more.

Would, and indeed will, come back.

Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
1  Thank Vince B
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

We stayed there two nights and loved it!
By far, the best place we found in Alaska during our 10 day vacations. Very good housekeeping, comprehensive kitchen facilities, ... it's clean, comfortable. You feel in a new home!
Amazing price too.

Our host is wonderful about welcoming us and in providing information about what to do in the area.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank BillC2013
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Alaska is super expensive so it was great to find this economically priced hostel in Anchorage. The place was clean and quiet, the internet worked great, it's in a good location in Anchorage, and, overall, it was a great experience. I'd stay again and I'd recommend the place to anyone.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank chris w
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Additional Information about Arctic Adventure Hostel

Address: 337 W 33rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99503-4706
Location: United States > Alaska > Anchorage > Midtown
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 29 Specialty Lodging in Anchorage
Price Range: $42 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Clean, Quiet and Comfortable. Free Internet, Cable TV, well stocked 500 square foot kitchen, free storage, large chest freezer to store your fish, linens and towels provided. ... more   less 

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