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Featured Hostels in Anchorage

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Arctic Adventure Hostel
Arctic Adventure Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 337 West 33rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK
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4.1/5 (18 reviews)

Its a great place to stay when visiting Anchorage. Over the last 10+ years I have stayed there on summer visits. Its clean, well run, and you meet interesting people from all over the planet. Also there is convenient nearby shopping and a Barnes and Noble bookstore and movie close by ( within easy ...

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2019
Located in Midtown Anchorage, this hostel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Arctic Benson Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sullivan Arena and University of Alaska - Anchorage. ...
Bent Prop Inn & Hostel Downtown
Bent Prop Inn & Hostel Downtown
2.0 out of 5.0 700 H Street, Anchorage, AK
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3.5/5 (83 reviews)

Friendly, attentive, and helpful staff. Clean and well maintained rooms, and facilities. Definitely worth staying here.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2018
Located in Downtown Anchorage, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Bootlegger Cove and 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Sullivan Arena. Holy Family Cathedral and Dena'ina ...
Bent Prop Inn & Hostel Midtown
Bent Prop Inn & Hostel Midtown
2.0 out of 5.0 3104 Eide Street, Anchorage, AK
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4.5/5 (61 reviews)

This hostel had good tight management and was very clean. The apartment we rented was a perfect place to stage food prep for our group trip to Homer. It was quiet and in a good location

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2018
Located in Midtown Anchorage, this hostel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Wells Fargo Alaska Heritage Library and Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sullivan Arena and ...

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Aptel Studio Hotel

Aptel Studio Hotel

624 Rodeo Place, Anchorage, AK
    2.5 out of 5.0
    4.1 out of 5 (436 reviews)

    Aptel Studio Hotel$143

    Jul 4 - Jul 5

    Aptel Studio Hotel$143
    Sockeye Inn

    Sockeye Inn

    303 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK
      2.0 out of 5.0
      3.6 out of 5 (161 reviews)

      Sockeye Inn$71

      Jun 24 - Jun 25

      Sockeye Inn$71

      What Is a Hostel?

      If you're looking for low-cost places to stay in Anchorage, a hostel in town might be a great choice. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
      • Budget prices
      • A social atmosphere

      Hostels are a great way to stay in Anchorage for a good value, so you can save your money for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its museums, and the mountain views create an appealing natural setting.

      Hostels in Anchorage

      Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to look first:

      Bent Prop Inn & Hostel Downtown - You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance.

      Bent Prop Inn & Hostel Midtown - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk.

      Arctic Adventure Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with towels, showers, and free toiletries.

      When Is the Best Time to Visit Anchorage?

      Good weather's always better when you're experiencing new places, so here's a little information that might be helpful:

      • The hottest months are typically July and June, while January and February are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 40° F and nighttime temperatures average 8° F
      • April-June: 67° F is the daytime average and 24° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 68° F and nighttime averages are around 37° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 50° F during the day and 10° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 17.64 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Anchorage?

      Depending on what you're interested in, you might like these places:

      Top Sights
      • Sullivan Arena
      • Kincaid Park
      Natural Features
      • Town Square Municipal Park
      • The Rooftop
      • Delaney Park
      Cultural Attractions
      • Alaska Experience Theatre
      • Alaska Center for the Performing Arts
      • Log Cabin Visitor Information Center

      In general, Anchorage is known for its:

      • Museums
      • Wildlife
      • Mountain views
      • Glaciers
      • Festivals
      • Parks
      • Art

      How to Get to Anchorage and Around the Area

      You'll find the nearest airport in Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field), located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.), situated 4.2 mi (6.8 km) away. Once you're on the ground, you may want to use public transit to get around. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Anchorage Alaska Railroad Depot, Wasilla Alaska Railroad Depot, or Girdwood Alaska Railroad Depot.