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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 June 2016

really enjoyed staying here. stayed an extra day just to get some much needed rest from fishing in Alaska. Staff were excellent and very friendly. would stay again. had good washing machines and dryers as we had been travelling for days. this was very helpful. good place for a quiet and safe night rest. does require cab from airport.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gary D, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and would stay here again in the future. If you have any other comments or questions please feel free to email me at begoldenlion@gci.net or call me directly at 907-561-1522. Sincerely,

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 June 2016

From the time of booking, arriving, eating, sleeping and departing the next day, this hotel was a top rated experience for us both. Service was excellent, even when it came to me not being able to use the USA international phone service, staff were always willing to help me through the issue.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Warren C, We greatly appreciate your review of our hotel. I'm glad that your stay here was excellent and that my staff was able to help you with your phone. If you have any other comments or concerns you would like to discuss with me please feel free to call directly at 907-561-1522 or email bwgoldenlion@gci.net. Sincerely,

Milwaukee, United States
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Stayed twice at Golden Lion Best Western during our vacation.. It was quiet, convenient to Seward Hwy 1. The restaurant (received free breakfasts) food delicious and service great. Staff met every request for service and information. Bag carry in and out service available. Used on site laundry which was convenient and clean. Lighting was good and internet service fine. Would...

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jane M, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I'm happy to hear our hotel and staff met your standards for both of your visits. If you have any other comments or concerns you would like to discuss please feel free to email me at bwgoldenlion@gci.net or call me directly at 907-561-1522. Sincerely,

Great Falls, United States
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I am a Best Western Platinum Rewards Member and primarily stay at Best Western Hotels when traveling. This is one I won't go back to. This is a run down, dirty, noisy location and at $250 a night (even for Anchorage in the Summer) this is not a place to stay. There is a brand new MyPlace hotel just a...

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear George H, Thank you for your review . I apologize that you were not satisfied with your stay at our hotel. That is not our standard and I'm sorry that you felt that way. If you'd like to discuss any other comments or concerns please feel free to contact me at bwgoldenlion@gci.net or call me directly at 907-561-1522. Sincerely,

Buderim, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The best western golden lion hotel is very satisfactory as a transit hotel and as a lower cost hotel in Anchorage. It is convenient from the airport, the rooms are large and comfortable, there is a restaurant and the staff are friendly and helpful. We booked using Hotwire and did not know which hotel we would stay at until we...

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hedonist_Australia, We greatly appreciate your review of our hotel. I'm happy to hear my staff was friendly and helpful to you during your stay. If you have any other comments or concerns you would like to discuss with me my email is bwgoldenlion@gci.net or you can call me directly at 907-561-1522. Sincerely,

Oak Park, CA
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Quite a typical Best Western - with large spacious rooms and well equipped with all the necessities - microwave, fridge, TV. There is a restaurant in the hotel which looked quite good - though we didn't eat there. This is quite conveniently located with several restaurants and shops quite nearby.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Spancha, We greatly appreciate your review of our hotel. If you have any other comments or questions you'd like to discuss please feel free to email me at bwgoldenlion@gci.net or call me directly at 907-561-1522. Sincerely,

Storrs, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This Best Western fit my attitude very well. It is not the most fancy hotel, but, the staff was especially friendly and helpful. It was conveniently located slightly out of the downtown area and near easy access roads. There are many decent restaurants close by, although the Moose's Tooth always seems to be extremely packed. I did not get to...

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tom H, We greatly appreciate your review of our hotel. I'm happy to hear my staff was friendly and helpful to you during your stay. Moose's Tooth is a great restaurant near the hotel but can be busy at times. If you have any other comments or questions about your stay please feel free to email me at bwgoldenlion@gci.net...

Los Banos
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The hotel was ok. The rooms were ok. The restaurant was ok. The people were ok. That sums it up...ok. The rooms are just too expensive for jus ok. That is the drawback. for an ok motel, one should get an ok price, but you do not. way too expensive for an ok place.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Thomas L, Thank you for the review of our hotel. I'm sorry that your stay with us just ok. It is tourist season here in Alaska, so unfortunately the summer rates are higher than our winter rates. If you would like to discuss more on why your stay was just ok, please feel free to email me at bwgoldenlion@gci.net...

Reviewed 15 June 2016

This date 60s 70s era hotel is in awful condition. Date threadbare carpets, beat up walls with paint peeling. Room was somewhat better however. Not fancy but adequate. Staff however were super nice and helpful. Next trip I will look elsewhere.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Scott B, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I'm sorry that the hotel did not meet your standards. We are constantly working on improvements to better the quality of our hotel. I'm glad that my staff was nice and helpful to you. If you have any questions or concerns please give me a call at 907-561-1522 or...

Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Very clean with comfortable beds. Easy and close parking. Restaurant menu and food quality excellent and well worth the slightly slower service. Trip Advisor room price well below Expedia and all other similar sites.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Raymond K, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I will pass on your comments to the owners of the restaurant. If you have any other comments or questions please feel free to contact me directly at bwgoldenlion@gci.net or 907-561-1522. Sincerely,

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  • Free Parking
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel

Address: 1000 East 36th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99508
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range: ₹ 5,832 - ₹ 14,680 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Best Western Anchorage
Anchorage Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Anchorage
#13 Business Hotel in Anchorage
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“OK if your not expecting much and there's no where else to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles danmurphy18, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“odd number room on upper floor are quieter”
  • lounge chair - computer table to the right out of picture
  • beds - computer table in the back center
  • in the shower - and lotion and soap in dispensers by sink
  • Bathroom with white light bulbs above sink
  • microwave, TV, Refrigerator
 of 5 bubbles SueinSalem, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pick the second floor, it will put you near everything.”
 of 5 bubbles 846seventhc, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the other side of the highway”
 of 5 bubbles Hiker0957, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Maybe when they've finished remodeling, and after giving their help more time or training on room cleaning, it might be a better hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles lcballance, 5 May 2016 | Read review
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