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Talkeetna Alaska Hostel International

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Talkeetna Hostel is great! I am a mountain guide and come here in between backpacking trips. I always look forward to coming out of the back country and coming to the hostel because the people are great and it is a welcoming and fun environment. It is always very clean, filled with kind people, and lots of character. I...

1Thank ncook5
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The host was nice and sweet and there were complimentary beer in the back yard. The kitchen was open and available as were complimentary tea and coffee. However, the place has not been cleaned for seasons. All three bathrooms had very dirty floors, full garbage cans, and hairs everywhere. We found a used tampon on the floor of the one...

2Thank KimiaJalili
ElizabethTalkeetna, Manager at Talkeetna Alaska Hostel International, responded to this review

Kimia, I'm so sorry to hear you weren't satisfied with your experience. I can assure you, I spend hours every day cleaning the house, so I am really disappointed to hear it didn't look great when you arrived. I was down in Wasilla picking up some hostel supplies and got back in town shortly before you checked in, and that...

Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Everything in town was booked. The hostel was closed for the season. Called the owner Colleen and with no hesitation she welcomed us. Comfy, friendly clean hostek. I will always stay here when in Talkeetna

2Thank k175
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We spend one night there and it was very good. As it was the end of the season, Colleen (the owner) was not around but she left us some instructions and she also upgraded us to family room instead dorm! Rooms are beautiful and beds confortables, she provides sheets nd towels. Shared areas are good equiped and you have coffee...

2Thank La_Sarina2012
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Stayed here for two nights recently. Actually, the beds were taken so we pitched a tent in the backyard, BUT had an amazing time. The hostel itself is comfortable - nothing fancy but it has everything you need plus a few extras (free snacks, clean warm towels, lots of showers for the size). There's a big comfy living room, kitchen,...

2Thank Louis D
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I stayed there with my son on August 2015, we initially thought about camping but were too tired so stayed in the bunks in one of the rooms. Nice little place, with several options to stay one can even camp and still use the facilities of the house, note that other places charge extra for that. I loved that everything...

2Thank jose s
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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This is beyond than hostels, the little gem for climbers to Denali, home away from home. The house is decorated so well from the crafts all over the world. It's worth $26 for clean bed, all day pop corn, coffee, tea and chocolate, and wifi with easy walk within a mile to downtown. Colleen is super nice and very warming...

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Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

What a refreshing and welcoming stay we had at this hostel. Colleen the manager is super friendly and accommodating and clearly works hard to ensure guests have a great stay. We found the rooms clean and comfortable and quiet. We would highly recommend this hostel.

2Thank EmmDeex2
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Upon initial contact Colleen makes your stay very warm and welcoming. It's really clean and organised - stickers everywhere in where to put every utensil. There's something nice about a place when you see people leaving their personal belongings about in bathroom and living room. Also everyone willing to share and help each other here. Colleen even accommodated my wish...

2Thank Castlemoyle
Mishawaka Indiana
Reviewed 4 July 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Talkeetna Hostel for a night during our travels through Alaska. We had been tent camping, but when it was time to set up the tent, it was raining. Colleen offered us her private room and only charged us the two bunk price. What a wonderful experience we had as we listened to three...

2Thank Travelhost51

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Talkeetna Alaska Hostel International

Address: 22159 I Street, Talkeetna, AK 99767
Region: United States > Alaska > Talkeetna
Number of rooms: 4
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“The private room was nice.”
Travelhost51, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The inside bathroom is the best, if you stack dry dishes Colleen will be angry, the camping by the fence is nice.”
Mikmetz, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Stay at another hostel or hotel”
I8272CGpatrickh, 26 Feb 2015 | Read review
“If you're looking for a nice quiet room, try the indoor suites. If you are looking to have a rowdy time I highly recommend renting a tent lot in the back yard.”
892nated, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Don't stay there!”
LLG100, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
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