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Copper Whale Inn
Ranked #9 of 126 Anchorage B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 21 November 2011

A friend and I stayed at the Copper Whale Inn in Anchorage when we found we had four days between the end of a tour and catching the train to Fairbanks, which only runs on Saturdays. We chose the Copper Whale Inn from the internet as none of the hotels offerred by travel agents seemed to be what we wanted. Close to night clubs etc just didnt appeal. We were a bit nervous about this, but need not have worried. The Copper Whale was reasonably priced, comfortable, convenient, and more importantly, felt like a home away from home. Friendly, helpful staff and an excellent complimentary breakfast made our stay in Anchorage a very pleasant break. We were warned that it can be noisy, being in the CBD, but despite being on the ground floor were not disturbed by traffic noise.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with friends
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Thank Patricia T
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CopperWhaleRider, Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2011

Thank you! I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit with us.

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Reviewed 16 September 2011

We stayed at the Copper Whale Inn in June of this year. It is pretty centrally located in downtown Anchorage, an easy 4 or 5 block walk to the main area of downtown. We were shocked to find that there was no parking available when we arrived. You either had to keep feeding the meter or park in a garage several blocks away. The room was small, although nicely appointed. The breakfast and breakfast area were nice. I didn't personal LOVE this hotel but there was nothing really wrong with it either. No room to complain, just not as big of a fan as others. Probably would look for something else next time. I just didn't think it was worth the money.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled as a couple
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CopperWhaleRider, Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2011

Thanks for your thoughts, and your high marks for our location and service. All parking info & pricing are on our website to see before reserving a room. Our parking vouchers are half what the garage charges you directly. The garage is only one-half block from the Inn, not several blocks.

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Reviewed 15 September 2011

I was in Anchorage for a quick trip in September. What a great place to stay!!! Very centrally located, close to restaurants and shopping. Took a day tour which left from the Westmark hotel a few blocks away. Nice view of inlet from my room. Breakfast room was very cozy. Such friendly staff. The next time I visit I will stay there again!!! Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: September 2011
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CopperWhaleRider, Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2011

Thank you for your kind words.

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Reviewed 12 September 2011

I had a FANTASTIC experience! The Inn was very cute, comfortable and well decorated. My room upstairs had a wonderful view and was very clean. I found the bed to be extremely comfortable. Noise was never a problem. The staff was kind and helpful. I got in at 1am and they did a great job of leaving instructions. Breakfast was displayed well and there was a variety of items to chose from. The location of the Inn allowed for easy access to plenty of attractions.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled solo
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Thank ewarr333
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CopperWhaleRider, Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2011

Thanks for your kudos.

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Reviewed 10 September 2011

We spent 2 nights @ the Copper Whale. The location is great. Rooms are small but the views, staff and location make up the difference. Very clean and a nice breakfast.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Copper Whale Inn

Address: 440 L St, Anchorage, AK 99501-1925
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 126 B&Bs / Inns in Anchorage
Price Range: $137 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Copper Whale Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy scenic ocean and mountain views from downtown Anchorage at the Copper Whale Inn! Our two adjacent houses offer comfortable, modern accommodations and our historic main house is the first architecturally designed home in Anchorage. Easy walking distance to business and arts, activities, restaurants, galleries, the Anchorage Museum and the Coastal Trail. Bike rental on-premise (summer). Concierge services, free wi-fi! ... more   less 
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