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Best Western Golden Lion Hotel

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1000 E 36th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99508-4304 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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2.5 Star accommodation
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gmdalberta
Edmonton, Canada
22090
Reviewed 1 week ago
Three of us stayed here for two days during a business trip to Anchorage. The hotel is within 20 minutes of the airport, and has a restaurant on site. The exterior is in good condition and clean. The front lobby is spacious and well laid out. The staff were universally friendly. The rooms are spacious, very clean and well appointed. There were sufficient power outlets in my room for tablet/laptop/cell phone recharging. The restaurant is fair for dinner, and good for breakfast. We received breakfast coupons for our first morning. The main issue with this hotel is flaky Internet service. Once you log in, you should stay logged in. Every time I left the computer or Ipad and it went into sleep mode, the Internet disconnected and I had to completely start the log in process all over again. Other than this annoyance, my stay was good. I would not hesitate to stay here again, but it would be nice if the Internet issues were addressed.
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Cruiser568406
10
Reviewed 1 week ago
Clean, updated rooms and hotel. The staff is friendly and helpful. You get a credit voucher to the restaurant for breakfast which is way better then the complimentary breakfasts at other Best Westerns.
Review collected in partnership with Best Western
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StoweAK907
Valdez, Alaska
10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
We were most pleasantly impressed with all staff at this property, from housekeeping to maintenance to front desk. Property is clean, rooms spacious, elevators available. Parking is close. Entry to property can be simple coming from the West, or if coming from the East, a bit challenging to find your way in. But worth the circumnavigation to get there. Rates were certainly reasonable.
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Evelyn M
Walnut Creek
62
Reviewed 2 Oct 2018
This Best Western is in need of a lot of remodeling, but in the deep of winter, it could be a welcome place to stay.
The staff is friendly, but the place is old, limited by its age and use. The rooms have old furniture and carpeting. Our easy chair smelled like cigarettes. There was no fan in the bathroom, so it got extremely steamed up when we took showers. There was no liquid soap in the shower dispenser the first night. We informed Housekeeping, but all we got were a couple of extra bars of solid soap. The first night we were there, our TV didn't work and we had to call for service. A few days later, in a different room, the TV was more like a black and white, rather than a color one. My husband's room card did not function and he had to go back downstairs to get another.
There is a dining room which offers a moderate menu.
We are used to much nicer Best Westerns, including the fact that the ones in CA offer free breakfasts. This one does not.
Thank Evelyn M
Response from AdamW5828, General Manager at Best Western Golden Lion Hotel
Responded 16 Oct 2018
Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback regarding your recent stay. We certainly want to apologize for the negative aspects of your stay and we will use your comments to make swift corrections in our hotel. We are currently in the closing stages of a full renovation of our hotel and we can't wait to showcase the new features and décor. If you are ever back in the Anchorage area again, we certainly hope you will give us another opportunity. If you wish to discuss your experience further, please don't hesitate to contact me directly at the hotel. Adam M Winslow General Manager
Scott B
Lynnwood, Washington
102
Reviewed 1 Oct 2018via mobile
The staff of this hotel has to be some of best I have ever come across. Their attitude is great, do anything they can and super friendly. The other thing is the beds, I prefer a firm bed and they have them. If coming to Anchorage I highly recommend it.
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About
Description
Welcome to the Best Western Golden Lion Hotel located only 5 miles from the Anchorage Airport. Less
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Price range
US$ 87 - US$ 164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Anchorage
,
Anchorage Best Western
Location
United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Price range
US$ 87 - US$ 164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Anchorage
,
Anchorage Best Western
Location
United States > Alaska > Anchorage
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Dining (32)
Amenities (24)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Hannah318
10 January 2018|
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Response from AdamW5828 | Property representative |
Hannah318, Hello! Unfortunately we do not provide a shuttle service. Taxis are available at the airport around the clock and ride sharing services are now available in Anchorage as well and can be accessed by downloading... More
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JuanATravel
7 June 2017|
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Response from AdamW5828 | Property representative |
Yes! All of our guest rooms are equipped with both heating and air conditioning! Even in Alaska it can get pretty warm with the long days of sunlight glaring into the window. We want to make sure our guests are... More
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Linda K
2 June 2017|
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Response from AdamW5828 | Property representative |
Yes! As of May 15, 2017 we have implemented a new breakfast program here at the hotel. Every qualifying rate receives up to 2 breakfast vouchers for each morning of their stay. These vouchers are redeemed in our onsite... More
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"Choose a room at the back of the hotel away from the main street - less traffic noise."
gmdalberta
1 week ago
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"Stayed on 2nd floor, morning usual tromping above but no problem"
A2032LSjamesa
8 Jul 2018
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"Views are good from all rooms."
mmork64
31 Mar 2018
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"Accessibility was excellent. I stayed on 1st floor air conditioners worked well in the warmer months."
R6751BIteresaw
3 Mar 2018
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