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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The puffin inn very comfortable. This was like a 1 bedroom apartment, 2 double beds in the bedroom and a pull down sofa in the lounge. This comes equipped with a stove top microwave fridge and coffee maker. Iron and ironing board in the bedroom. Although there was no cooking or eating utensils supplied I just got paper plates from...

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the detailed description of our room, Kevin! I'm very happy that you found us to be such an affordable and comfortable stay. Hope we get to see you again the next time you're in Anchorage! Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We were scheduled to stay in the annex but at check in were upgraded to the main building at no cost. Our room was clean, very comfortable, and quiet, and the provided breakfast was adequate for our needs. Hotel staff were friendly and attentive to our needs. This felt like home and we will stay again should the need arise....

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, Carolyn! Hearing that you felt at home with us really puts a smile on my face. If you ever need another comfortable place to stay, we'd be happy to take care of you again! Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We were scheduled to stay in their annex building, but on arrival were upgraded without cost to a room in the main building, which was greatly appreciated!. Our room was clean, very comfortable, and felt like home for the week that we were there. The provided breakfast was adequate for our needs. Thank you Puffin Inn!

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words, Ashlee! I'm so happy to hear that your upgraded room was to your liking, and we really enjoyed taking care of you for the week that you stayed with us. Hope to see you again the next time you're in Anchorage! Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Reviewed 1 March 2017

My family and I stayed at Puffin Inn for a week and found it pleasant. There are some restaurants nearby which convenient because the hotel didn't have a great selection of food, the breakfast was very simple: cereal, yogurt, coffee, DIY waffles, make sure you get to these on time! The rooms were clean and an extra bed is provided...

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

We really enjoyed taking care of you and your family for the week, Nora! Thanks for all the kind words about our place. If you ever find yourself needing a place to stay in Anchorage again, I hope we get to see you once more! All the best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Ft Worth, tx
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I was not looking forward to a "cheap" hotel stay while in Anchorage. Talk about a pleasant surprise! This hotel is friendly, clean, convenient and affordable. I would recommend to anyone. The breakfast needs improvement, but there is a McDonalds very close.

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad we could be an affordable option for you while you visited Anchorage! Thanks for the wonderful review. The next time you're in town, I hope we get to see you again! All the best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Opelousas, Louisiana
Reviewed 31 January 2017

In typical Alaskan hospitality, sent an email on the "contact us" page and they never answered it! Yes, I checked my spam settings and no response. Also called, was put on hold for over 4 minutes, no one ever came back to take my call. Get with the times and HIRE more PEOPLE to handle your DEMAND, have more hospitality!...

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Owen, I'm very disappointed to hear about the level of service you received from us. If we haven't been maintaining good contact with our customers, then that's something we definitely need to improve and I thank you for your feedback. I encourage you to keep calling and emailing us so we can take proper care of you. Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin...

Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a solid two and a half star hotel....and I don't mean that in a bad way. The location is great, the rooms are clean, the shuttle from the airport is helpful, the breakfast is sufficient. If you are looking for a 5 star hotel this is not it. However, understanding what it is you will be satisfied with...

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us, Anthony! I'm glad we met your expectations, and I just wanted to let you know that our staff is always willing to go above and beyond to make your stay an exceptional one. We also have deluxe rooms available if you're looking for a more luxurious stay, so I hope we get to see you...

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Worked perfectly for a place to spend the night on a long layover. They had a shuttle that picked me up and dropped me off at the airport. My room was larger than expected and had a very clean and comfortable bed.

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad we could make your layover a comfortable one, Hannah! Thanks for leaving us a review. The next time you're in Anchorage, I hope we get to see you again! All the best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I love that I can bring my dogs. I have been a customer for a while so I have a room preference. They always are friendly and make my stay enjoyable. The price is right. I have used their shuttle to and from the airport.

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

We love having you and your dogs, Deanna! Thanks for being a longtime fan of ours. I hope we see you again in 2017! Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Was here in october 15, with my family and father in law who lives in Soldotna. As a european I was surprised by the size of the rooms. They were huge, with very good bathrooms. Very close to the mart, where we could by beers, milk for the kids and snacks. Was a bit surprised by the breakfast, wich is...

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

We're thrilled that you were able to join us during your travels, Arne! It's always our goal to create a comfortable space to enjoy our town. I'm glad you enjoyed everything from the location to the breakfast, and we sure hope you'll keep us in mind if you travel in the area again. All the best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether your vacation brings you to Anchorage for one night or many, Puffin Inn offers convenient access to area attractions such as Chugach State Park, the Seward Highway and the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. Our hotel is also minutes from metropolitan entertainment in downtown Anchorage and a short drive to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.Puffin Inn offers special conveniences to enhance your stay. We offer free shuttle service to and from the airport, a business center, an exercise room, laundry facilities and pet-friendly accommodations. Guests also enjoy a complimentary breakfast served daily in our lobby breakfast area. Internet access is available throughout the hotel.Rest assured that you will have a relaxing guest experience at an affordable rate when you choose our convenient lodging. Puffin Inn offers a variety of lodging options suitable for any traveler. Our lodge has 85 guest rooms and suites separated into 4 room styles: Deluxe, Moderate, Boutique and Original. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Puffin Inn

Address: 4400 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK 99517
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range: $81 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Puffin Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 85
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Puffin Hotel Anchorage
Puffin Inn Anchorage, Alaska
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Street noise, lack of microwave/fridge may be issues in annex and original building.”
_tclashlee, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are quite similar, we were lucky to get a slightly larger room.”
716noraa, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book on line to get the lowest rates”
C6729OTbarbaras, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the "large rooms."”
Foxsan, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Away from Spenard Road”
rafterflyfisher, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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