Room type

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Deluxe Room (Captain's Deck)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 infant)

Deluxe Two Doubles

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelLuxury Anchorage landmark hotel near the convention center

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Central downtown location

Set in downtown Anchorage, this hotel is 3 blocks west of the convention center, 3 blocks east of the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail along Cook Inlet, and 4 blocks from the 5th Avenue Mall.

Nautical theme

Guests are greeted by staff wearing top hats outside Hotel Captain Cook's three copper towers. On-site amenities include free Internet access, dry cleaning, hair salons, ATM machines, business services, and an athletic club.

Recently renovated guestrooms

Built in 1965, this 18-floor hotel offers 546 guestrooms, including 96 suites. Accommodations feature large windows with views of the Cook Inlet or the Chugach Mountains, beds with down duvets and pillows, plush bathrobes, complimentary wireless Internet access, evening turndown service, and Gilchrist & Soames toiletries.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The nautical-themed Hotel Captain Cook offers a central downtown location three blocks from the Egan Convention Center in Anchorage. There are four on-site restaurants, a gourmet coffee and wine bar, room service during limited hours, a piano and a fireplace in the lobby. The hotel provides tour assistance, luggage storage, and currency exchange. Guests have access to a 24-hour business center and 14 lobby shops that sell high-end goods. An athletic club (surcharge) has separate workout facilities for women and men, as well as fitness classes and an indoor pool.

In addition to complimentary wireless Internet access and a 24-hour business center with leather executive chairs, the hotel offers 14 different meeting spaces, several of which come with views of the Inlet or mountains. Choices range from the 288-square foot library with a roaring fireplace to the 9,000-square foot ballroom with crystal chandeliers and a British coat of arms. History buffs will appreciate the remarkable Quarter Deck, where the horizontally paneled walls were salvaged from the teak deck of the USS Colorado, and the hanging lamps were formerly speaking tubes on the famous battleship.

Valet and self-parking are provided in a garage (surcharges).

This property is entirely smoke-free (fines apply for violations).

  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Indoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Health club
  • Spa tub
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • 24-hour business center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • RV, bus, truck parking
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa services on site
  • Conference space
  • Number of meeting rooms - 14
  • Meeting rooms
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Express check-out
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Elevator/lift
  • Shopping on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Number of floors - 18
  • Total number of rooms - 546
  • Year Built 1965
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Grocery/convenience store


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge)
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • iPod docking station
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Cable TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Refrigerator
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Down comforter
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Free toiletries
  • Phone
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
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Where to Eat

The Crow's Nest - Restaurant and bar situated atop Tower 3 on the 20th floor, with superb views of downtown, Cook's Inlet, and the Chugach Mountains. Offering a sophisticated blend of French and New American cuisine and a 10,000-bottle wine cellar, including the Chef's daily five-course tasting menu, each course paired with a different wine. Anchorage's only AAA-four-diamond restaurant. Reservations recommended. Serves dinner; closed Sunday and Monday during winter.

Fletchers - Fletcher’s Restaurant offers gourmet pizza, fresh pasta dishes and seafood specialties in an English pub-style setting. Named for Fletcher Christian, the man behind the historic mutiny on the Bounty, the seafaring ambiance extends to such local delights as Alaskan Halibut Piccata, accompanied by a local, micro-brewed beer, wines by the glass or cognac. Serves lunch and dinner.

Whale's Tail Bistro and Wine Bar - Radically new and innovative, this option presents 32 wines to choose from, in a way you have never experienced before. Discover Alaska's first self-serve wine dispensing system. Cozy up to the fire with friends, or swing by the bar for Kobe beef sliders and a martini. Serves dinner. Closed on Sundays and Mondays.

The Pantry - Located in the main lobby, The Pantry is our indoor sidewalk café featuring a delightful selection of American cuisine for breakfast. For lunch you can enjoy local favorites such as chowder or fresh fish.

Room service - Available during limited hours.

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Nearby Things to Do

The Hotel Captain Cook is perfectly situated for embarking on Alaskan adventures. Hotel staff can help arrange a variety of excursions, including whale watching, fly fishing, and sightseeing flights over glaciers.

The Tony Knowles Trail is located within walking distance of the hotel. This paved 11-mile trail traces the Anchorage coastline down to Kincaid Park. The trail attracts walkers, cyclists, winter cross-country skiers, and even the occasional moose. Guests can enjoy views of mountains, marshlands and tidal mudflats, as well as flocks of waterfowl and even Beluga whales in the distance.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ecotours nearby
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Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 15 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25 per day (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
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