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Alaska Backpackers Inn

125 reviews
+1 907-277-2770

Alaska Backpackers Inn Offers Adventurous Travelers a Sure Way to Save

What’s an Alaska Backpackers Inn Room Include?

This hostel attracts all kinds of adventure-seeking travelers, who merely want a safe, clean place to lay their heads for a good night's rest. The rooms at the hostel include the basics at good value for your dollar. The hostel offers private suites as well as dorm-style rooms with up to four beds. Each room includes a decent bed for a sound night's sleep, along with Wi-Fi and cable TV to keep you entertained. Microwaves and fridges are available for making basic meals.

What Amenities are Available?

The amenities at the Alaska Backpackers Inn are sparse but convenient. Free public Wi-Fi in each of the rooms lets you log on, check email, and keep up with social networking. The lobby is a great place to unwind and relax, and the outdoor picnic areas and bonfire pit are an excellent place to socialize and enjoy lunch or dinner. A gaming area provides some extra entertainment.

How Much Will a Stay at Alaska Backpackers Inn Cost Me?

The rates at the Alaska Backpackers Inn vary based on season. In the winter, a private single runs about $160 to $170 a week. An efficiency unit is $210 a week, and a larger suite is $250 per week. In the summer, daily rates fluctuate. The single rooms run between $50 and $80 a night. Dormitory rooms with four shared beds run between $25 and $30 per night, the lowest of all the cheap hotels in Anchorage. Efficiency units and suites range from $70 to $125 a night.

Can I Bring My Dog to the Alaska Backpackers Inn?

Contact the hostel about their pet policies. As some rooms are shared, dogs may not be welcome in certain cases.

What’s the Bottom Line?

If you're the type of traveler who doesn't mind sharing a room, you'll save a bundle on travel costs. Rooms are clean and the staff is friendly, so as long as you aren't expecting a world of luxury, you'll enjoy your stay just fine.

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409 Eagle Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
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User Highlights
"Close to downtown" "Good position"
"Friendly staff" "Friendly services"
78% found the staff to be very friendly.
60% indicated the reception staff was not good.
Value for money
"Free cable and wifi" "Good for the price"
"Lots of decoration" "Great atmosphere"
"Accommodation noisy" "Bed too small"
For only 58%, the noise level was all right.
75% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
"Accommodation noisy" "No soap"
75% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
58% said rooms were dirty.

Good to know...

Beds need improvement
Reception should be more attentive
Impressive bathroom
Rooms could be larger
Expert Reviews
Lonely Planet
A bit east of central downtown, this roomy and comfortable hostel is still within walking distance of restaurants and bars.
This is a cheerful, friendly, well-maintained hostel with a choice of bunks or private rooms. In a town where decent economy lodgings hardly exist, this is a place you’ll feel safe and...