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Spenard Hostel International

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Overview
2845 W 42nd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99517-2830 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived in the mid afternoon to find 3 unkempt men sitting on rusting patio chairs at the front gate passing a glass bong among themselves. I know that marijuana is legal in Alaska, but so is alcohol, yet many hostels are dry. Entering the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found the Spenard hostel perfect for my stay, which I planned around my trip to do alot of sightseeing. Affordable for what I needed, rooms were clean and the place was quiet. Would definitely stay here again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the staff and proprietors for a welcoming environment. Great location for beautiful scenery food drinks and fuel. Sitting areas are well kept as was the kitchen. Outside in the yard there are chairs as well. The bathrooms looked as though they received regular...More

1  Thank drlwelling
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This place is awesome. Not only is it clean (bathrooms, kitchen, living space) but you can park your vehicle, camp in the backyard, but most hang with the folks inside both travelers and the staff. It is like your house after a few minutes. You...More

1  Thank jmikefay
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Very close bus stop and transportation, warm and friendly welcome and conversation with staff. Excellent directions for local activitys/stores, sanitary bedroom and bathrooms. Thank you Spenard! Jason kobos:)

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Spenard Hostel International is conveniently located one mile from the Ted Stevens International Airport and on the bus line to historic downtown and the universities in Anchorge, Alaska. We offer dorm style More lodging in a clean, friendly, and helpful environment with plenty of amenties. Guests have access to 3 kitchens, 4 bathrooms, short and long term secure storage, free wifi, coin operated laundry, vending machines, book exchange library, and free coffee, tea, and hot cocoa, oatmeal, & pancakes. During the summer season, we have tent space available, bike rentals, bbq grill in our spacious yard, and plenty of lawn games. We are happy to help you plan the details of your trip to Anchorage or throughout the state, and we're the perfect place to launch your Alaskan adventure. We are open year round, have no lock out, and late check in is available with advance notice. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
43
Price range
US$17 - US$37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Spenard Hostel International Hotel Anchorage
Location
United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
43
Price range
US$17 - US$37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Spenard Hostel International Hotel Anchorage
Location
United States > Alaska > Anchorage
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Room & Suite (5)
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Bertha S. J
25 August 2017|
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Response from HostelBill | Property representative |
Hi Bertha - Sorry for the late response. Your questions slipped by us. We offer showers for $5 during office hours. You can get to and from the airport by cab, bus, Lyft or Uber.
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JoanHamilton
15 September 2016|
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Response from Jen A | Property representative |
Hi Joan! We have lockers available for those guests who prefer to lock up their things. They are free to use if you have your own lock and if you don't we have some for sale for $5. Please let us know if you have any further... More
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"Private is private"
jmikefay
9 Sep 2018
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"excellent start point"
805oriols
7 Sep 2016
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"There hostel is split in Fem only dorm, Male only dorm, and co-ed to help you chose whatever makes you..."
MirandaDenise
6 Aug 2016
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"The dorms are equally good. This is a Hostel"
Aditya_RoyC
23 Jun 2016
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