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Luxury 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.
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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Hotel Captain Cook 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, a roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge), 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).
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 546
- Number of floors - 18
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Conference space
- Fireplace in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Health club
- Grocery/convenience store
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Luggage storage
- Room service (limited hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Year Built 1965
- Number of restaurants - 3
- 24-hour business center
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Shopping on site
- Number of buildings/towers - 3
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Swimming pool - indoor
- Wedding services
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free Wi-Fi
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Number of meeting rooms - 14
- RV, bus, truck parking
- Smoke-free property
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking
- Room Amenities
- Premium TV channels
- Complimentary toiletries
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Ceiling fan
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Iron/ironing board
- Coffee/tea maker
- iPod docking station
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Shower/tub combination
- Private bathroom
- Cable TV service
- Free Wi-Fi
- Dial-up Internet access (surcharge)
- Down comforter
- Pillowtop mattress
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.
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
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals 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
- 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 Captain Cook Policies & Fees
Check-in time ends at 6 AM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
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.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Self parking fee: USD 15 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 25 per day (in/out privileges)
- Additional Details
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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.