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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.

Floor-to-ceiling views

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

Guestrooms at The Hotel Alyeska offer an iPod dock, cable TV, complimentary wired Internet access, refrigerators, bathrobes, slippers, heated towel racks, and Starbucks coffee.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 24000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2230 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Ski passes available 
  • Free ski shuttle 
  • Ski storage 
  • Ski-in/ski-out access 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 304 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1994 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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


Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • Video-game console 

Where to Eat

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.

Nearby Things to Do

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 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Mountain biking 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 

Spa Services

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.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 15 
  • 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 starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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.

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


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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.

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