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The Alaskan Hotel & Bar

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  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor16%
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“shared bath”(4 reviews)
“red dog saloon”(5 reviews)
“great character”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is a historic hotel and was built for miners over a 100 years ago. it was a brothel house and then back into a hotel the rooms are very small there is nothing fancy because it is like it was in the old times...More

1  Thank Lynn F
Response from alaskan1913, Owner at The Alaskan Hotel & BarResponded 18 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share a positive review. it made my day Bettye Adams

Reviewed 3 June 2017

The good: Close to downtown, there is a bar in the bottom floor and you feel like you're back in the gold rush days. The bad: the wifi barely works, there is a bar in the bottom floor and you feel like you're back in...More

2  Thank sjohnston12
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Betty the owner is a miserable person with no people skills and it reflects on all the staff. Room cleaned twice in 7 days. Room staff drunk in the morning in the lobby and housekeeping area. Only 2 people (Gavin and Shinika) even bothered to...More

Thank HalK842
Response from alaskan1913, Owner at The Alaskan Hotel & BarResponded 31 May 2017

I am extemely sorry that you feel the way that you do. My husband and I bought the hotel when it was a condemned building in 1977 and got it on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979; as it is the oldest hotel...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

A historic hotel in the heart of downtown. A feature on the Television show, "Hotel Impossible." Your room key is still an actual door key..! The front desk staff is friendly and accommodating. The bar is a rustic looking hideaway, with little nooks off in...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

We booked a room for four people and they tried to give us a room with one double bed. We ended up getting a room with a double bed and a twin sleeper sofa. Was an extremely tight fit for four people. We were on...More

Thank jaclynbrd
Response from alaskan1913, Owner at The Alaskan Hotel & BarResponded 23 April 2017

Sorry your experince was not perfect. I do try to make it that way and will try even harder this summer and on Thank you, Bettye Adams owner

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Les G
3 March 2015|
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Response from alaskan1913 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
We did have bed bugs in a room, but we had it fumigated twice and washed all the linens and curtains off premises. I consider this the worst thing that can happen and no longer have the issue. Thank you, Bettye Adams owner
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Les G
3 March 2015|
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Response from alaskan1913 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
I have fumigated the room in question twice and washed all the linen in an off premises laundry. There are no bugs now. Thank you, Bettye Adams owner
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Les G
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Response from alaskan1913 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I thought that I had answered you. When I was alerted to the fact that there were bed bugs in that I went into action. WE removed and washed everything in the room. We of course fumigated the room and did that all... More
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"If you're looking for a unique hotel close to the history of the gold rush period, choose The Alaskan."
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"No such thing!!!"
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"No elevators so request main floor if you don't do stairs well."
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"Room at the back was away from street noise and had good view of mountain to the east"
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