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Copper Whale Inn

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Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

Add to that the staff is friendly and helpful with ideas for the area and the breakfast is continental and good - then the parts that take away stars. The rooms are small with just a bed, the bathrooms are shared down the hall on...More

Thank RknRon
Response from CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale InnResponded 7 July 2014

Thanks for your review. It is unfortunate that, in this forum, there is no opportunity for retraction of incorrect information. 12 of our 14 rooms have bath en suite, and the two rooms with shared bath have beautiful ocean views. Only those two rooms share...More

Reviewed 28 June 2014

Again this was a choice based on reviews from Trip advisor. It is well located jut at the head of a costal trail and a park. Almost at the end of downtown it is just a stones throw from many restaurants and shops on the...More

Thank vidhusagar
Response from CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale InnResponded 30 June 2014

Thanks for your detailed review. I hope you had a wonderful Alaska adventure!

Reviewed 25 June 2014

This place is close to downtown and on the corner of a one way street. Suggest you get proper directions if you are driving. This old inn is charming with small rooms and lovely common areas. Don't expect too much from the rooms which are...More

Thank SagarVS
Response from CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale InnResponded 26 June 2014

Thanks for your detailed review and your kind words about our service. We do have someone available 24/7 by house phone. Desk hours are 7AM-9PM, and for after-hours, dial 0 to reach me. I live just next door, in order to be able to take...More

Reviewed 25 June 2014

In booking this I did know that it was downtown; however, I had no idea how loud it would be. I did decide to use the earplugs one of the two nights we were here. I think after staying in remote areas of Alaska our...More

Thank Michelle S
Response from CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale InnResponded 26 June 2014

Thanks for your review. I'm sorry you did not sleep well. All our literature and information point to our location and access to the "dynamic urban scene" of downtown Anchorage. It's the "big city" in Alaska and these are factors over which we have no...More

Reviewed 23 June 2014

Before moving to Anchorage last fall I visited several times, and each time I stayed at The Copper Whale Inn. It was just what I needed, a comfortable bed, a convenient location, helpful staff to give me tips on exploring Alaska. Glen the proprietor was...More

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Response from CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale InnResponded 24 June 2014

Thanks for your kudos. I hope you're settled comfortably into life in Alaska.

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Head0fFamily
29 October 2017|
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Response from CopperWhaleRider | Property representative |
Hi there, the suite has a queen bedroom and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room area. The sleeper has a memory foam piece that is every bit as comfortable as the bed in the bedroom. None of those crossbars in your back... More
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29 October 2017|
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Response from Chuck M | Reviewed this property |
Our room featured a queen size bed. The suite was in the other building, not ours.
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Mark L
7 May 2016|
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Response from Hanna S | Reviewed this property |
They have a self-laundry room, which u can use for a very symbolic price
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