Jul 3, 2019 - Jul 4, 2019
2 guests - 1 room
Anchorage has over 50 glaciers within the city limits. You can view the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) regularly, and the hiking is superior. Watch the Iditarod dog-sled race or try a reindeer sausage hot dog.
This is Alaska’s largest city, with about 300,000 people. That figure is 40% of Alaska’s total population. It is, of course, ultra-cold in the winter, and locals say they sleep with a comforter even in summer.
When you visit Anchorage, you have choices regarding hotels. Learn how to book an Anchorage hotel using Skyscanner.
Though Anchorage is relatively small as cities go, there are a surprising number of hotels. You will need to narrow your search to find the one you want.
You can choose your hotel based on the number of stars it has on a five-star rating scale. Or you can start by selecting the price range you want. Other choices include amenities such as Wi-Fi, an airport shuttle or a fitness center, and you can indicate whether you prefer a hotel, bed and breakfast, or a hostel.
Since Anchorage has harsh winters, you can get some good deals during that season. Use Skyscanner’s cheapest month tool to find when flights are less expensive. This will no doubt correlate to the time when hotels are inexpensive.
Locations of Anchorage Hotels
The vast majority of hotels are within five miles of the center of Anchorage. Many are actually in the downtown area, while others put you nearer to the city limits.
You will find rooms for as little as $50 per night in Anchorage. The top range is around $250 per night. Those prices are for the regular season. Winter can be much cheaper.
Though most Anchorage hotels are recognizable brand names, you will find some unique places to say, such as the Copper Whale Inn, the Aviator Anchorage Hotel (near an airstrip), the Inlet Tower Hotel, and the Jules.
The highest rated hotels are four-star establishments. These are The Captain Cook and Crowne Plaza Anchorage-Midtown.
The hotels in Anchorage welcome families. Some also welcome pets.
You will find Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Quality Inn, Best Western, Ramada and Microtel in Anchorage.
Make Anchorage your base before setting out to explore the great state of Alaska. Wide range of outdoor activities in all seasons are very close to Anchorage. The city has everything you need to stock up for an adventure or let loose after one.
I only spent 24 hours in this city but I was completely blown away. It's absolutely beautiful (and I went during the "summer" time). Surprisingly the food here is incredible and there are a ton of whole in the wall restaurants for every thing you could want. Definitely a place I hope to return to.
Anchorage is a fairly bustling urban area surrounded by picturesque nature & opportunities for outdoor activities. Alaska's largest city (population around 300,000) is a center for tourism, military operations & transportation. The airport is the world's third busiest cargo hub. There are plenty of options, nearby, for hiking, fishing, camping & mountain climbing. Yet, within the city are well-known stores (including Nordstroms), a variety of restaurants, hotels (including major brands), museums & public transportation. We enjoyed Anchorage as a nice change from the smaller cities & towns of Alaska.
Flying into Anchorage you get a birds eye view of the extraordinary mountain range covered in snow. It is a majestic welcome to Alaska.