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Arctic Adventure Hostel
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Macon, Georgia
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81 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Comfortable stay”
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We stayed in Arctic Adventure Hostel for three nights; the first night of our trip, and the last two days. It was extremely clean, and the owner takes pride in keeping the place trouble-free. No smoking and no alcohol. We had a private room with a key, and the bed was very simple, and very comfortable. Shared bathrooms were big and clean (would have been nice to have some counter-tops, but for $50/night, you cannot complain). Great hot water pressure. Walmart is a few blocks away. Huge kitchen (I mean huge!), and laundry can be done between 4 and 10 pm for $1/wash and $2/dry. Owner is friendly and professional, and if you don't have enough quarters for laundry, just ask him for change.

Room Tip: Room 303 was nicer than the earlier room we stayed and was in front of the bathroom.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2013

It is what it is. If you're looking for a place to sleep & take a shower. It's good. Tiffany is super nice. I didn't take advantage of the kitchen area, but it looked well stocked and clean. I would stay here again. There is ample parking.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled solo
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Ricany, Czech Republic
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2012

We stayed in Arctic Adventure Hostel three times during our Alaska roundtrip: When we arrive, in the middle and at the end. The hostel was our base, where we found all what we needed: clean bed, bathroom, wifi, very good equipped kitchen, wash machine and pleasant staff. I fully recommend to all.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Hamburg
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2012

We stayed at the Arctic Adventure Hostel for 3 night when we started our North Amercia Trip. So let me sum up the pros and cons:
pro
- very good price (for Anchorage)
- free wifi
- fully equipped large kitchen
- helpful staff

con
- it is not downtown
- the rooms are ok for sleeping but not for staying in it (small and limited view)

We would stay there again since it is afforable and most people need anchorage as a start/end point of there journey.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2012

I was suffering from sticker shock when I saw hotel pices in Anchorage. Arctic Adventure provides a simple place to stay comparable to as most hotels in Anchorage. I never used Hostels as a kid but I have stayed twice at Arctic. They provide a clean room with sheets and a towel. The room has a TV and except for the shared bathroom it is just like a hotel. The kitchen is open and you can fix your own breakfast. with their supplies. I recently paid $52 a night, about 1/3 of the hotel price.

Room Tip: Shared rooms are cheaper but for $52 what the heck?
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled solo
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Kenai, Alaska, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Clean, friendly, warm, comfortable... everything that you are looking on a place to stay. This Hostel is so good, we have a nice kitchen were we had the chance to talk with very nice people, room and bathrooms are so clean, the place is quiet all the time, is so close to Wall Mart, also to the bus stop that goes to 5th Ave. Joseph is so nice and helpful with everything.

Recently he didn't had anymore space for one night, so I went to another one call Alaska Backpacker Inn, OMG don't do it, I was missing really so much Arctic Adventures, DEFINITELY THE BEST PLACE TO STAY IN ANCHORAGE!!!!!!!

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Seward, AK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2012

This was such a great place to stay. Very reasonablly priced, very quiet, and friendly staff. I stayed with a friend for two nights in a private room just last week and I will be returning in a few weeks to stay after backpacking through Denali. I highly recommend this place to all hostel lovers. Cheers!

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Arctic Adventure Hostel

Property: Arctic Adventure Hostel
Address: 337 W 33rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99503-4706
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage > Midtown
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 25 Speciality Lodging in Anchorage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
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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