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Alyeska Hostel has provided affordable lodging for travelers in Girdwood, Alaska for over 30 years, and was remodeled in 2016. We are located less than 1 hr from Anchorage Airport and 1 mile from Alaska's largest ski resort. In the main building we provide a ready to use kitchen, bathrooms with hot showers, a 6 bed coed shared dormitory, and 1 private room which sleeps 5. We also have a cabin with private bath and kitchen available year round, ansd a private studio with private bath and kitchenette. Many outdoor activities can be found in the Girdwood area year round, and Alyeska Hostel provides a clean, affordable place to relax, in a great location to base your adventures.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Anchorage Intl Airport33 mi
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

If you are planing to ride Alyeska ski resort, this is your place, enjoy life in Girdwood. You can walk to main area 10-20 min (small market, coffee shop, restaurants ) and also to the alyeska resorts probably like 5-15 min walk. If you are...More

Date of stay: March 2017
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

I have stayed @ hostels in ski towns quite a bit over the past 2 seasons and this one is definitely one of the best. Its small (only 2 guest rooms + a common space), but its clean and well kept after. The recent renovation...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank jdherzog13
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

When we arrived no one was there to welcome us, only a post-it on the front door asking to put the payment into the safety box. The private room we booked wasn't private at all, since we had to go through the dormitory to get...More

Date of stay: July 2016
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Response from AlyeskaHostel, Owner at Alyeska HostelResponded 21 July 2016

Giulia, We are sorry to hear about your recent experience at Alyeska Hostel. Your feedback is important to us. Regarding the rooms cleanliness, we are disappointed to learn that your room was not cleaned properly prior to your stay. My apologies. Cleanliness is important to...More

Reviewed 19 June 2016

The owner was very kind & accommodating. I booked my stay here extremely last minute (the day of) and she made it a breeze. I really enjoyed the location of this hostel, as it was tucked away on a dirt road in Girdwood. It made...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank krynambs
Reviewed 21 March 2016

My friend and I stayed in the private room for 7 nights while we went skiing and snowboarding on the hill and really enjoyed the stay. The hostel is clean, communal showers and living area with kitchen and appliances were all perfect. Jakki made the...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Alex S
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"The mountain view is spectacular - to watch the skiers and the tramway."
3 Jan 2015
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"Upstairs, private room is optimal"
18 Mar 2014
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"Private cabin is more expensive than the other two rooms, but cheaper than any B & B you will find..."
2 Sep 2013
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"The private room has 2 double? Beds on the floor and such low ceiling that you have to crawl into and out..."
11 Jul 2013
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United StatesAlaskaAnchorageGirdwood
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