Hotels near Portage Glacier
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Portage Glacier is in the wilderness about an hour from Anchorage. There is a visitor center run by the Forestry Service in the area, but the glacier is no longer viewable from this location.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Portage Glacier

Alaska Backpackers Inn
Alaska Backpackers Inn
|
5.2
Fair
409 Eagle Street, Anchorage
from $24
Travelodge Anchorage
Travelodge Anchorage
4610 Spenard Rd, Anchorage
from $59
Anchorage Grand Hotel
Anchorage Grand Hotel
|
8.2
Excellent
505 W 2nd Ave, Anchorage
from $80
GuestHouse Inn & Suites Anchorage
GuestHouse Inn & Suites Anchorage
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7.2
Good
321 East 5th Avenue, Anchorage
from $51
Westmark Anchorage Hotel
Westmark Anchorage Hotel
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7.5
Good
720 West 5th Avenue, Anchorage
from $89
The Lakefront Anchorage
The Lakefront Anchorage
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8.3
Excellent
4800 Spenard Road, Anchorage
from $84
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Anchorage Airport
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Anchorage Airport
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7.7
Good
5205 Northwood Dr, Anchorage
from $71
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel and Spa
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel and Spa
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7.8
Good
401 E 6th Avenue, Anchorage
from $109
Aptel Studio Hotel
Aptel Studio Hotel
624 Rodeo Place, Anchorage
from $79
Copper Whale Inn
Copper Whale Inn
|
8.8
Excellent
440 L St, Anchorage
from $99
More About Hotels near Portage Glacier...

What’s Portage Glacier?

Portage Glacier is the second most popular tourist attraction in Alaska, between Prince William Sound and Turnagain Arm. It’s a spectacular natural phenomenon and must-see if you visit Anchorage.

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near Portage Glacier?

“Near” is a relative term in Alaska. Since Portage Glacier is an hour from Anchorage, it’s also far from the nearest hotel. However, The Lakefront Anchorage is set on the shores of Lake Hood and offers sweeping views over the lake for an affordable price.

What are the Benefits or Draw-Backs from Staying at a Hotel Near Portage Glacier?

It’s not possible to stay near the glacier, since it’s nowhere near town.

What Do I Need to Know About Portage Glacier?

If you’re planning on visiting Portage Glacier, a cruise on Portage Lake offers a fantastic view. Drive yourself from Anchorage or take the cruise/tour and be chauffeured. They are available from May through September and are offered in coordination with the U.S. Forestry Service.

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