Anchorage Hotel?

Old Apr 18th, 2016, 05:11 PM
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Anchorage Hotel?

We need a $250-$300 room in Anchorage for two nights. I'm looking at Homewood Suites, SpringHill Suites, Hampton Inn, and so on, and I can't figure out if one of them is a better option than the others. Any advice?

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Old Apr 18th, 2016, 05:44 PM
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6 of 2/half dozen of the other (I assume you are looking near the airport but there are two Spring Hill Suites one nearer the airport/downtown and one near the university)
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Old Apr 18th, 2016, 06:47 PM
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Are you arriving on one of those late night flights into ANC?
We managed to get on the 6AM PT flight out of SEA arriving about 9:30AM AKDT. We will spend about 6 hours wandering around Anchorage before heading out to the Microtel in Eagle River. We are more interested in seeing the natural beauty of Alaska than too much of the city.
I did find a great site yesterday that I signed up with:
ALASKA.ORG I got an email with an 80 page listing with times and miles of things to see.
I hope to earn enough Wyndham Rewards points to get a free night somewhere in the lower 48 in the fall.
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Old Apr 19th, 2016, 08:01 AM
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You'll be pretty stranded at any of the mid-town or university-area places unless you're renting a car (which I'd recommend, BTW.) Otherwise I'd bite the bullet and stay downtown. For a downtown-area budget place have a look at the Comfort Inn on Ship Creek. https://www.choicehotels.com/alaska/...n-hotels/ak006

They also have a free shuttle service to the airport.
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Old Apr 20th, 2016, 12:50 PM
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Yes, we will have a car.
I sprang for Embassy Suites, using points.
Thanks everybody.

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