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Arctic Adventure Hostel
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Paris, France
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

Very Nice place: clean rooms, comfortable beds,free breakfast and most of all helpful staff. we stayed there for 5 nights in the private room.
Very good value for anchorage. Near wallmart which can be convenient.
Would stay there again!

  • Stayed September 2013
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San Diego, California
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Hostel, very friendly staff. Cheap. Comfortable rooms and spacious bathrooms. We arrived late at night and the staff was able to check on very quickly. They also gave us recommendations about places to eat out at night.

Room Tip: Go for bunk rooms. Cheap and tidy.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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1 Thank hurricaneranger
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arcticadventure, Owner at Arctic Adventure Hostel, responded to this review, 26 February 2014
Thanks for the kind words and I am happy you enjoyed your stay.
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Having never stayed at hostels before, I was a little skeptic about how the place would turn out to be. But my opinion changed drastically after staying here for just a night! We were a group of three guys (including myself), looking for a place to stay in Anchorage for a night (around mid September in 2012). At less than $25 per night per person, this place was totally worth it! Joseph (the guy who owns the place) was very friendly and made sure we had everything we needed to feel comfortable.
Our room had a capacity for three people (there was one separate cot, and a bunk bed). Although it was small, it was spacious enough for three and there was a shelf and a space with hangers below that (for our clothes). The sheets were all very clean, and the bathroom (common/shared) was spotless.
The atmosphere at the hostel was fantastic! We met a lot of people from different nationalities, and it was fun interacting with them. The kitchen was well stocked, and we were free to help ourselves to coffee/food whenever we felt like it.
We liked the place so much that we stayed there again (on our return from Fairbanks). If I visit Anchorage again, this is one place where I would definitely stay!

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with friends
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1 Thank theonlytraveler
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Westchester, NY
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Very pleasantly surprised what a nice place this was to stay in Anchorage and first time we ever stayed in a hostel. Very economical place for for wife as prices of Anchorage lodging quite pricey overall. Management requests you take off your shoes when walking about the property. Common kitchen area, bathrooms and showers very clean and well kept. Choose single room with double bed for my wife and I. Room small but adequate. Very helpful and polite staff. Would stay again.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank 44statesandcounting
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arcticadventure, Owner at Arctic Adventure Hostel, responded to this review, 21 September 2013
Thanks for the kind words and we are happy you enjoyed staying with us during your trip to Alaska.
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San Francisco, California, United States
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We reached at around 1am yet Tiffany was very nice and helpful. She spent some time with us answering all our questions and generally being very helpful. The rooms, kitchen and bathrooms were clean and cozy. The walls and floors are thin, so one had to be very quiet after hours.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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1 Thank Mrinalini K
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Portland, Oregon
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Hostel is one of the cleanest I've ever stayed in. Well-stocked kitchen, courteous fellow travelers, and removed from downtown so relatively quiet outside. Stayed in a private triple room. Windows didn't have screens so we suffered a few bug bites but not too bad since it was late in the mosquito season. Overall an excellent hostel experience!

  • Stayed August 2013
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1 Thank amalthea1026
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Hong Kong, China
Level 6 Contributor
215 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 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, travelled solo
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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 #12 of 28 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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