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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Karen extended kindness to a gentleman and his wife who had an emergency health situation arise while in Palmer. For the second time in our visit she went out of her way to accomodate our special needs, this time by scheduling for us. She is the best!

Thank Larry W
Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hi Larry, thank you for the kind review! It was a pleasure to help.

Shellharbour, Australia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Situated on the outskirts of Palmer on a hill with great mountain scenery is the Alaska Garden Gate B&B. There are several nicely presented cottages in a nice flat grass and garden setting. This quiet B&B has plenty of parking and in our 2 bedroom, 2 ensuite, large lounge and full kitchen cottage was spacious, functional and clean AND huge!....

Thank cagatravel
Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Wow, that is high praise, to be one of the best places during your six weeks of travel! Thank you very much! Our summer staff and we year-round folks work hard to make it as perfect as we can for our guests!

New York, NY
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stayed in Palmer for one night and I couldn't believe how lovely this B&B was. Adorable, newly built cottages and beautiful flowers all around. Kind proprietor and pleasant breakfast with delicious bacon! I would recommend this place to anyone.

Thank christychay
Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for choosing our B&B for your stay in Palmer. I'm glad you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. Our seventeen year old cook, Maddie, has worked very hard the past two years to learn how to make a great breakfast. And our other girls working here this summer did a great job with the gardens and landscaping...

Reviewed 23 July 2016

The folks at the Alaska Bed & Breakfast have achieved the perfect balance of the home and away felling. The place is easy to get to, offers a beautiful view of the mountains and is deceiving when seen only from the road. Once you get up the driveway, you will find a delightful and helpful staff, spacious, well appointed and...

Thank Ron G
Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Glad you tried our homemade rhubarb spread! We like to share with visitors what the bounty is like here in Alaska with our local berries, salmon quiches, and tasty rhubarb treats at our breakfast buffet. Thanks for taking the time to write a review and share your thoughts with future visitors!

Riverside, CA
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This B&B sits on beautiful property with a gorgeous view. We had a large 2-bedroom apartment with a full kitchen. We felt the price was reasonable for two couples sharing. The decor was pleasant, and the room was very clean. The bed was comfortable and we had a quiet night. There was good water flow from the shower head. This...

Thank 4 Joyful Travel
Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm so sorry for the trouble during breakfast. We had put out 32 pieces of quiche for 20-some guests total, but after just a handful of guests who came right at 7:30 am, it was all gone...We didn't have additional ingredients to make more quiches, so I do apologize that we couldn't offer more of...

Eagle River, Alaska
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I was given a gift certificate for this location and decided that it'd be the perfect break during a busy time. I live only 30 minutes away, but the atmosphere truly allowed me to feel like I was off on a peaceful vacation. The check-in process was a breeze, my cabin was clean and all the necessary amenities were all...

Thank cassicampbell
Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hi, thanks so much for sharing about your stay with us! I appreciate you taking the time to describe our B&B for future guests. We do welcome pets, so give us a heads up that you're bringing a pet, and they are most welcome!

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This place is a very upscale BnB. It's not as personal as most ones we have been too. There's its own check In house!!!! Our cottage was nice, but it would have been nice of her to say that the second bed was a pull out couch(not as comfortable). And breakfast, omg breakfast, THERE WAS ITS OWN BUILDING!!!!! Breakfast was...

Thank Darryl B
gardengatebnb, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hi Darryl, thank you for sharing your comments. I have to say, this is the first time my B&B has been criticized for having so many breakfast options...Besides our fancier salmon quiches or egg dishes, reindeer sausage, banana bread and rhubarb coffee cakes that I make, as well as my homemade jams and syrups from berries right here on our...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here several nights, intermittently, as we made our way from Palmer to the Kenai Peninsula, up to Denali, over to Wrangell-St. Elias and back. We stayed in three different rooms while at Garden Gate... Once in the main building and in two cottages. Each was perfectly kept and super clean. Plenty of dishes, microwave, and...

Thank Anthony P
gardengatebnb, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hi Anthony, thanks for coming back to us so many times during your travels! We enjoyed hosting you all those nights! I appreciate your comments about how clean our places are, and the care we take to provide what travelers need! You're right, there's tons to do, in downtown Palmer, but also right around us: the Matanuska Glacier, Hatcher Pass...

Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Conveniently located and easy to find. The staff members are very friendly and welcoming. The place was very relaxing, enjoyed the Glacier View and heavenly scented Alaskan Wild Roses blooming front of our cottage.Thank you Karen!

Thank amtproject
gardengatebnb, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share a review! You might have been a few days too early, but I just finished making rose petal jelly and syrup for our guests this summer, from our roses around the cottages and in the woods. I really enjoy making homemade raspberry jam, rhubarb sauce, strawberry jam (made yesterday), red currant jelly,...

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

With stunning views of Pioneer Peak, gorgeous flowers on the grounds and a huge, delicious breakfast....this may be my favorite B& B ever. The host is very friendly as well as the rest of the staff. The cottages give much more privacy than a typical b&b. I just love this place.

Thank creebol
gardengatebnb, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Aw, thanks! Please come back and see us again. I appreciate your high praise! People ask me all the time--do I ever not notice our view. No--it's stunning every day, in different ways each day, according to the light, the clouds, how much snow is on the mountains...I still pinch myself that I'm a girl from Iowa and I get...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Alaska Garden Gate B&B and Cottages, between Palmer and Wasilla, Alaska, just 35 minutes north of Anchorage. Take in the breathtaking views of glaciers and mountains while relaxing in the comfortable setting of your private apartment. At Alaska Garden Gate, we offer seven cottages and five guest apartments to accommodate the needs of everyone, from corporate travelers or international tourists. We feature Queen and King beds, fireplaces, Jacuzzis, full kitchens and living rooms, cable TV and free wireless internet. Additionally, a generous breakfast buffet is provided 7:30-9:30 a.M. Make our B&B your home away from home while you explore on day-trips in all directions. From everyone at Alaska Garden Gate B&B and Cottages, we look forward to sharing our love of Alaska with you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alaska Garden Gate B & B

Address: 950 S Trunk Rd, Palmer, AK 99645-7428
Region: United States > Alaska > Palmer
Price Range: $118 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alaska Garden Gate B & B 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Cottages in front have a fantastic view of Knik Glacier and the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles 866kathyr, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book early, for fantastic mountain views ask for the front cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles cagatravel, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The cottage has total privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles amtproject, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“quiet, clean and friendly”
 of 5 bubbles zoanneb, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cottages closer to the driveway have the best sunrise views.”
  • Sunrise over the Chugach Mountains.
  • Outside of our Guest Cottage (March, 2016)
  • Guest Cottage Bedroom with its VERY comfortable bed.
  • Guest Cottage Living room and Kitchenette. Couch folds out into bed.
 of 5 bubbles Jen99686, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
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