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“Good, clean, affordable - but dated decor”
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The Voyager Inn
Ranked #11 of 73 Hotels in Anchorage
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good, clean, affordable - but dated decor”
Reviewed 6 September 2013

This place is clean, affordable and well located in central Anchorage. Our room was large and came with a kitchenette and two beds. Staff downstairs are super friendly (esp Zach!). Downside is that the decor is SO dated -its straight from the 1970s...

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Varysburg, New York
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

We chose the hotel because of its location (downtown) and its price (less than $200/night). We were pleasantly surprised. The rooms were miniature suites, with a half-kitchen (small refrigerator, sink & microwave), sofa/bed, dining/work table with two chairs, queen bed, dresser, TV, and a French balcony. Clean & bright. Continental breakfast for those so inclined. Free wifi.

The front desk staff were all courteous, friendly, and helpful. It's a quick & safe walk to the main tourist area, and an even shorter walk to Resolution Park (great spot for sunsets) and the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We stayed here twice in June 2013, coming and going to other parts of Alaska. Rooms were adequate, clean, and quiet. We enjoyed the time in Anchorage and this place is near enough to walk to meals, etc.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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College Station, Texas
2 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

This is now owned by the Captain Cook hotel (and is called the Voyager, not the Rodeway), so the staff at the front desk thought that would lead to some improvements, but that the price would stay below $200 during the summer. I did notice a funny smell in the room when we entered, but after the first day I didn't notice it any longer. The weekend staff at the front desk was AMAZING. They will look up anything that you need, are helpful and always greet you with a smile. I wasn't so impressed by the front desk staff during the week. They seemed more annoyed by our presence. The rooms are HUGE. It was so nice to have a kitchen. We could bring leftovers back to the hotel and refrigerate them and reheat them in the microwave for lunch the following day. You can go across the street to the Captain Cook and they have a gift shop with snacks and drinks. There is also a convenience store across the street, but they seemed to have strange hours of operation. There is a small continental breakfast, but that's a bonus considering a lot of the other hotels probably don't offer it. You do need to take it to your room to eat it. The hotel is within walking distance of many places downtown, the museum, gift shops and the market (which is on Saturday and Sunday - over 300 different vendors). You can easily arrange for pick up from the hotel or the Captain Cook for the Glacier 26 cruise (which I highly recommend) or through Ascending Path for guided hiking. You're also relatively close to the information booth, which has some free shuttles to the Ulu Factory (I recommend buying directly from them because some gift shops sell Ulus that are made in China, and you want the genuine Alaska-made Ulu). Go inside the information booth downtown and they will give you all kinds of information about things to do, transportation and great deals. For the price, this is a very good hotel. I pre-paid my hotel and it was $152 a night - a steal considering the high cost of the Captain Cook. You can eat at both the restaurants at the Captain Cook. We ate at Fletchers and it was very good food. Any other restaurants in the area, check to see if you need reservations. Otherwise they won't be able to seat you until almost 10 pm. The shuttle to and from the airport is free, which is really nice. The only reason I didn't give it a top ranking is that I thought the bed was not very comfortable. I think you can use the workout facility and pool area at the Captain Cook, though I'm not sure of the price for that. Other than that, I'd stay there again in a heartbeat!!

Room Tip: Request a view of Cook Inlet. The hotel is only 4 floors so you don't get a great view of the i...
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Phoenix, AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2013

We stayed here 2 separate times during our vacation in July. The rooms are very large, have a full kitchen, and are very clean. They are a bit dated, and the sofa/pullout bed is sort of odd, but the beds are comfortable, and we had a very nice stay both times. Anchorage was quite warm when we were there, and we were happy to have A/C. The staff at the desk was very friendly and helpful. They have a small laundry room (1 stacked washer/dryer) that came in handy for us. We did not notice any of the "smells" that some other reviewers have commented on. The breakfast is truly continental, served in a tiny room, and you really have to take your breakfast back to your room, but it was adequate for us.

When we arrived at the airport, we called and were told where to catch the complimentary shuttle to the hotel. The driver was very friendly and safe, and gave a little commentary/orientation as he drove around downtown dropping people off. Since the hotel is now owned by Captain Cook Hotel, (which is located across the street), they no longer provide a shuttle to the train station, but they did call a taxi for us (arranged the night before), and the taxi was there right on time. It's a short drive to the train station, and cost probably $5-10.

We wound up eating at Fletcher's (in Capt Cook Hotel) twice, and had wonderful food and service. It's a quiet, relaxing atmosphere, and we had no trouble getting in (although we got the last table before the arrival of a tour bus the second night, so lucked out). We tried to eat at the brewery restaurant down the street twice, but the line was out the door.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

The smell, cleanliness, food, etc was absolutely appalling. The people working here were amazing. Very kind and helpful. However, I would never return!! There are so many other aces to stay. Do not pick this hotel under any circumstances.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Houston, Texas
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132 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Hotel is in a great location, rooms are spacious and spotlessly clean. All the essential stuff. Also staff are super friendly and helped out when our reservation got lost between expedia and the hotel. They let us check in and we went off to explore while they resolved things so we didn't waste time. Only downside is hotel is a little tired and could do with a renovation but compared to other hotels in anchorage it's a winner!

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Voyager Inn
Address: 501 K St, Anchorage, AK 99501-2027 (Formerly Rodeway Inn Anchorage)
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Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Spa Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Anchorage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — The Voyager Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Spacious rooms and suites await your stay at The Voyager Inn. Located in the heart of Downtown Anchorage, The Voyager Inn is just steps away from the city’s best shops, parks, restaurants and cultural attractions. Guests will enjoy complimentary onsite parking, free Wi-Fi and access to the Athletic Clubs at the neighboring Hotel Captain Cook. ... more   less 
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