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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Just about the only choice. Basic room above the village store. No tea making facilities, no breakfast, and over priced for what we got. It was clean and had a fridge and microwave which meant you had to buy in the owners shop. Staff were friendly and I suppose our main gripe was the price at $139 per night. We...

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

As Whittier is not really a touristic destination, don't expect it to be full of hostel and hotel. We stayed in the Anchor Inn and the price was of 120 dollars a night. The room was more than acceptable and it feels great to have a bath! Do try to bargain the price of the night, it worked for us...

Thank Fabien D
denver, co
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Beds and room were adequate, staff were friendly and pleasant. Trying to travel on a "budget" which is a challenge in alaska. The hotel in next to the rr tracks in old industrial part of town. Heavy, unpleasant and persistent diesel smell in room. No ventilation, no fan, and the one functioning window had a screen that didn't fit allowing...

Thank gerbilwhisperer
Caldwell, Texas
Reviewed 20 June 2016

If you are looking for the Ritz Carlton in Whittier you are out of luck. Sight unseen we reserved a room at the Anchor Inn in Whittier. The accommodations were in an old military post dating from the Cold War Era. Downstairs there is a small store and aneven smaller museum. Check in is across the street in the upstairs...

2Thank marcy j
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I stayed in a double queen room that faced the water. Due to the location of the hotel, you look across the railroad yard towards the water. The room is sparsely appointed, but it did have a flat screen TV, a small fridge and microwave. The shower was capable of scalding, extremely hot, so be careful. For the price it...

1Thank Ted B
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

At this time of year the Anchor Inn is the ONLY establishment open for overnight stays in Whittier. No choice is a good choice? That would be unfair to the Anchor and its Chinese proprietors. Rooms are spacious and cosy with harbour views (if you're lucky- I was) and there is a truly magnificent museum on the ground floor telling...

2Thank Frazer P
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We arrived in Whittier expecting to catch an evening ferry only to find the ferry delayed until 8.00am next morning. As a result there was a mad scramble for accommodation. We were fortunate to get a room at this Inn at what we considered a reasonable price. There was a Shuttle to and from the ferry which was good .The...

2Thank David B
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We didn't actually stay at the motel but at the Begich Towers where Anchor Inn rents out several condos. We stayed on the 14th floor and had a two bedroom corner unit with huge windows overlooking the busy harbor. It was so much fun to watch the boats, trains, etc come and go, load and unload. We loved watching the...

1Thank Alice J
Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 5 July 2015

The room was old and cramped - a hodgepodge of furniture. Couldn't get the TV to work but had internet, a hot shower and an ocean view. Was walking distance to the waterfront and a good value for Whittier. The check in was in the bar and not clearly marked. When we found only one bed when we had paid...

2Thank Barbara M
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 June 2015

My wife and I stayed one night at the Anchor Inn in Whittier in late May 2015. A number of sources we’d read gave us the impression that the Anchor Inn was a barely acceptable, low-budget place, with a lot of rough edges. This was not the case (except for the very reasonable room rate). This place does have a...

2Thank acs898

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Address: P.O. Box 750, Whittier, AK 99693
Region: United States > Alaska > Whittier
Number of rooms: 40
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“All rooms have a similar outlook. Take earplugs for the trains!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles kenny301, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room on the water side is best”
 of 5 bubbles DavidB312, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“You can ask for a waterfall view or an ocean view. Both are spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles N451GDbarbaram, 5 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Our room looked out at the Sound, and the view was beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles acs898, 17 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Get a room with a view of the sound”
 of 5 bubbles lindarO1500GU, 20 Jul 2014 | Read review
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