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San Diego, California
Reviewed 14 November 2011

I've stayed at the Arctic Adventure hostel several times and I'm definitely a fan - it's my go-to first choice when in Anchorage. First and foremost....they don't smell. Seriously, that's one of the biggest downsides of hostels (or at least all the places I've stayed to date): the bathrooms always have this unwashed funk, even if they're clean. Arctic Adventure...

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kendal cumbria
Reviewed 30 October 2011

The Arctic Adventure Hostel is a very well run place. Joseph and Tiffany who run this place work their socks off keeping at clean and tidy, even providing a cooked breakfast!!! What hostel does that! Rooms are spotless, beds are clean with nice sheets not to mention a flat scree TV! All for $55 a room! Bathrooms are equally as...

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arcticadventure, Owner at Arctic Adventure Hostel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope our paths will cross again. Josephj

Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 17 October 2011

Hi me and my wife stayd here and the owner is just a creep he will come up to peoples room doors and listern what they are doing and the manager was next door to us and kept banging on the wals saying that we where loud we had to wisper in the room the place feels like staying with...

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arcticadventure, Owner at Arctic Adventure Hostel, responded to this review

This review highlights the difficulty in running a hostel in Alaska in the winter. Because of the lack of tourism you get mostly longer term people that are moving here or between jobs, etc. In this case you have 2 deadbeats that could not find a job and choose to get drunk and wake the entire 3rd floor. If someone...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 13 September 2011

We stayed there just one night. The price is good but the room isn't very clean. And the wall is very thin so It's so noisy in the morning (from 5am) that we couldn't sleep anymore.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 11 September 2011

We wanted an affordable room for our last two nights in Anchorage and the Arctic Adventure Hostel was perfect. Double bed in a private room for $50 a night and a clean bathroom and kitchen. It is in a quiet, nice part of town with a friendly staff. Also, there is a convenience Store and REI, bookstore, etc within walking...

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Manchester UK
Reviewed 3 September 2011

A clean and welcoming place, with a nice lounge and free internet, with towels provided. I've never heard of a hostel providing a double bed and big TV for us! Tiffany worked hard to make us welcome - one of the most helpful we've met. Despite the website not mentioning it, each morning she cooked a great breakfast, and still...

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1Thank JudiandJ0hn
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 30 August 2011

I stayed at the hostel for 3 nights in August. I arrived at 1:50am and tiffany was great- she was there to great me. Room was very clean as well as bathrooms. I was very impressed for the price and would definately stay there again. The part of Anchorage it is in is known as midtown. There is a Walmart...

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Boston, MA
Reviewed 25 August 2011

We were there for one night in a private room as we zipped though Alaska for a week. In one night we were left with an awesome impression. The place is very clean and the caretaker works very hard keeping it that way. I have never had it before, but the breakfast in the morning in a hostel is a...

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Portland, OR
Reviewed 25 July 2011

We stayed here in 2008 and our review from then (http://bit.ly/omm9OY) is still accurate, although the owner (Indiana native, Army veteran, Cubs fan, nice guy!) has put a lot of elbow grease into the place over the past few years, making it aesthetically nicer than last time. Our room had a double bed, ceiling fan, and cable TV, with bathroom...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 21 July 2011

Spent a night here. The room was fine. Bathroom is clean. I like the fact that they actually provide some hot kind of hot breakfast, nothing fancy, but hot. If you are single or just two of you, for less than $30 per person, it's a good value.

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Clean, Quiet and Comfortable. Free Internet, Cable TV, well stocked 500 square foot kitchen, free storage, large chest freezer to store your fish, linens and towels provided. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arctic Adventure Hostel

Address: 337 W 33rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99503-4706
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage > Midtown
Price Range: ₹ 2,269 - ₹ 4,278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Rooms on the top floor is better. You won't hear the noise from the kitchen and common area. And you won't hear people walking upstairs.”
ChiaChien61, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms at back struggle to get the free wifi”
davidhughtaylor, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“female dorm was nice”
JasminaSara, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We had two stays there, both on the top floor. Both rooms were quiet and right across the hall from the bathroom/shower. However, being on the top floor also meant the rooms got a bit warm in the evening! About the only downside I can think of to the Midnight Sun!”
dreymatthew, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“You will need to get a taxi from Anchorage airport, approximately $15. Check out the huge Barnes and Noble bookstore nearby. Outback Steakhouse is a couple of minutes walk and worth a meal.”
517mattc, 1 Aug 2014 | Read review
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