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Review of Anchorage Marriott Downtown

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Anchorage Marriott Downtown
Ranked #9 of 72 Hotels in Anchorage
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New Windsor
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117 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Beautiful Accommodations”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012

After a long bus ride we were greeted by the warm open air lobby. Rooms were well appointed.
The inhouse grill had great food and the breakfast buffet was tasty. The service at both was fantastic.
Be careful when venturing outside the hotel. We were wondered into an area which put us on alert not to far from the hotel.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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133 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012

We stayed at the Anchorage Marriott Downtown for a couple of nights at the beginning of a 5-night RCI land portion of a cruise tour. It is a very attractive hotel, and the room was spacious and comfortable. We did not have much of a view from our room, but did not spend a lot of time there. The breakfast buffet was very good and not unreasonable in price, although not inexpensive. The service at the front desk and in the breakfast room was courteous and friendly.

My minor complaint is that they charge $12.95/day for wifi service in the room. Considering that we were paying about $300/night for the room, I thought that this was a bit silly. We have stayed at many much less expensive hotels and motels where wifi service was available in the room at no charge. At the very least, Marriott could provide a computer in the lobby or business center with complimentary internet service. One was available only at a charge, although there was another available from which you could do online airline check-in and print boarding passes. I mentioned this issue to the concierge, who agreed that it was a deficiency, but said that the policy was set by the corporate headquarters. While we did not have time to spend a lot of time using the internet during our stay, it was not worth $12.95/day for just the few minutes that I would have used it. Time for Marriott to update its policy in this regard.

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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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San Diego, California
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222 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012

A significant part of my awarding a five star rating is based on attitude and service. On this basis I award 5 stars to this hotel. The hotel is your standard Marriott hotel, and that is not a bad thing. As we travel around the world, it's reassuring to know that quality standards and consistency that we expect with Marriott are received.

Staff was most accommodating. In all departments!!! Check-in, by extending our check out to 6pm. Room service with special meal requests. Concierge lounge for special opening for us. No request was denied!

A very convenient couple of block walk to anything you'd want to do in Anchorage.

PS. A must visit is the museum, a short 8 minute walk.

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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Houston
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504 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 302 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2012

The Downtown Anchorage Marriot is gently worn and caters to the business client. If you are a tourist, find somewhere else. There are better! $12.95 for Wi-Fi. Give me a break!! Should be free. Most quality hotels offer this amenity for free. Glad I had my i-Phone and personnal hot spot. GEEEZ! Spartan business room. Their breakfast buffet left a lot to the imigination. We walked away and a few blocks to The Snow City Cafe and had a wonderful breakfast, albiet after a 45 minute wait. Marriot needsto do better.

Room Tip: Find a room somewhere else in Anchorage - there are so many better choices.
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Alabama
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143 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2012

We stayed here precruise and were very comfortable. The room was clean and the bed comfortable. I used the gym and it needed to be updated and a little larger for the size of hotel. The hotel is located in easy walking distance to good restaurants and bars.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Bronx, New York
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40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2012

This hotel was one of our last stops after an Alaskan cruisetour. The hotel is immaculately kept and the service is very friendly. Great views from rooms on upper floors. The bed was incredibly comfortable. Great restaurants were a short walk and the lobby bar was convenient and a nice place to sit and chat.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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81 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2012

This was the third time I have stayed at this Marriott. This was an overnight business trip with a stopover here. Renovated lobby looks great, and the staff is very friendly and accommodating. The room (1422) had a partial view of the Inlet and the city, which was fine. Refrigerator in room helped a lot. Flat screen TV, weird one-cup coffeemaker, but room was spotless. This appeared to be a newly renovated room, and it was well laid out, with a desk and two queen beds. The bathroom was really well laid out, with the amenities arrayed on a series of unobtrusive shelves. Again, spotless. Bed very comfortable but pillows a little mushy for me. I used one of the decorative pillows to sleep, since it was firmer. There was an easy chair in the room, very comfortable. The lighting was of the "green" variety, but it was actually bright enough to read by. My only negative was the gym was very limited. It had ellipticals and treadmills, no argument there, but for the weights all there were were two benches and a free weight rack. That is unusual for a Marriott. I normally stay at Marriott hotels and they tend to have the best workout areas, but not this Marriott. For a workout, the Sheraton Anchorage is better. The small lounge areas were pleasant and I didn't mind enjoying a drink there. The location is perfectly suited to walking to restaurants or down to the Inlet. Very convenient.

Stayed August 2012, travelled on business
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Property: Anchorage Marriott Downtown
Address: 820 W 7th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-3407
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in Anchorage
#9 Romantic Hotel in Anchorage
#11 Family Hotel in Anchorage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Anchorage Marriott Downtown 3.5*
Number of rooms: 395
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