Book your room at The Hotel Alyeska
Alaska's premier year-round resort destination
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Alaskan ski resort
Nestled in the Chugach Mountain Range in the resort community of Girdwood, this hotel is 15 miles from Portage Glacier and 40 miles from Anchorage.
Open beams and cathedral ceilings complement the saltwater pool and spa tub. Floor-to-ceiling windows frame the panoramic views from the lobby of the hotel.
Free internet, iPod dock
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The Hotel Alyeska
At your hotel
The Hotel Alyeska, built in 1994, is close to 3 national parks, historic Crow Creek Gold Mine, the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and Portage Glacier. The Hotel Alyeska is an ideal base camp for Alaskan adventures.
The hotel has mountain and water views, and the grand Alaskan entrance features indigenous art and lush interiors. From the welcoming fireside lobby to the unique shops and restaurants, there is much to explore at Alyeska. The concierge desk can help identify activities and day tours including wildlife viewing, flightseeing, fishing, and more. Helicopter/airplane sightseeing excursions can be found nearby.
Airport transportation (surcharge), complimentary ski shuttle, and gear storage are provided by the hotel. Wired and wireless Internet access are offered in the lobby (included in resort fee). The hotel provides 24,000 square feet of conference space. Self-parking and valet parking (surcharge) are both available.
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Indoor pool
- Spa tub
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Health club
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Room service (limited hours)
- Conference space
- Business center
- Meeting rooms
- Express check-out
- Multilingual staff
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Express check-in
- Total number of rooms - 304
- Number of floors - 8
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Ski storage
- Fireplace in lobby
- Wedding services
- Smoke-free property
- Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2
- Full-service spa
- Ski shuttle (complimentary)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Conference space size (meters) - 2230
- Free self parking
- Year Built 1994
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Conference space size (feet) - 24000
- Ski passes available
- Ski-in/ski-out access
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Spa services on site
Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Park your car
Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)
In your room
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Complimentary bottled water
- Video-game console
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Digital TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- iPod docking station
- Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
Eat and drink
Seven Glaciers - Fine dining in a mountaintop setting, specializing in fresh Alaskan ingredients, seafood, and Kobe beef. AAA Four Diamond award-winning restaurant, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence wine list and full bar. Reservations recommended. Complimentary tram ride. Hours vary during fall/pre-ski season.
Sakura Asian Bistro - A Japanese bistro featuring fresh sushi, steaks, seafood and small plates. Reservations required. Hours vary during the fall/pre-ski season.
The Pond Café - A family-friendly restaurant offering breakfast buffet and à la carte menu. Hours vary during the fall/pre-ski season.
Glacier Express - Self-service restaurant offering casual fare at the top of Mount Alyeska. Panoramic views of Turnagain Arm, Chugach Mountain Range, and seven "hanging" glaciers. Open for lunch in the summer and ski season. Hours vary during the fall/pre-ski season.
Aurora Bar & Grill - This restaurant features a casual family atmosphere, serving breakfast, a light lunch, and dinner. The bar side is intimate with flat-screen TVs tuned to sporting events. Hours vary during the fall/pre-ski season.
Tramway Cafe - Offering breakfast sandwiches, fresh baked treats, pizza by the slice, salads, and panini sandwiches with espresso and coffee from Starbucks. Open daily from 7 AM. Hours vary during the fall/pre-ski season.
Guided nature walks and hikes leave daily from the hotel during the summer season. Group ski lessons are held twice daily at the day lodge in the winter months. Other activities include a 60-person aerial tram, gold panning, fishing, bicycling, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, flightseeing, alpine skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, rentals, and year round glacier and wildlife cruises.
the recreational activities listed below on site at The Hotel Alyeska or nearby; fees may apply.
- Cross-country skiing nearby
- Snowshoeing nearby
- Snowmobiling nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Ski equipment rentals on site
- Ski lessons on site
- Downhill skiing on site
- Snowboarding on site
- Sledding nearby
The Spa at Alyeska offers massage and body treatments, facials, and other signature spa treatments. From classic hot stone massage to locally designed Glacial Facial, relax surrounded by forests and mountain peaks.
Open daily from 8 AM to 8 PM.
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Minimum age to access spa is 15
- Facial treatments
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
The fine print for The Hotel Alyeska
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
- A late check-out fee will be charged
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per stay
We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.