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Crescent Head, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2014

We stayed at this beautiful cosy guest house. It is ideally located in downtown just minutes walk from the bars, cafes, restaurants, coastal walk and museum. The rooms are well appointed and extremely comfortable with nice views over the bay. The bathrooms are very clean and just opposite the rooms. The beds are comfortable, linen good and little extras supplied...

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words!

Warwick, Rhode Island
Reviewed 13 March 2014

The first time that I stayed in Anchorage, I chose the Copper Whale on the recommendation of a friend of mine who knew the city pretty well. Since then, I have used the Whale as a benchmark for quality lodging when staying in AK. In my 18 trips there, I have seldom found any place that could match the Copper...

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review! Our location is hard to beat, with such easy access to the city center.

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Great location right in downtown anchorage, a pretty good breakfast, clean rooms, and good service. A little bit on the pricey side but to be expected for high quality housing in downtown Anchorage during high season. Would recommend it to friends.

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice, and balanced, review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit!

Brigham City, Utah
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Stayed for a few days before and after the train trip to Denali. The quaint cottage atmosphere was wonderful and was just a few steps from the coastal trail that will take you downtown or along the bay depending on your direction. The staff was most amendable to storing my friend's fishing gear while we went off on the railway...

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your complimentary remarks. We'll hope to see you again!

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2014

We only stayed a night but the stay was perfect for our needs- it is close to Downtown Anchorage to go out for dinner, close to the Alaskan Rail station and right near the Tony Knowles Coastal trail.We had a room in the main building -upstairs and at the end of the hall- it had plenty of space with a...

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for you kind words.

Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed 4 December 2013

The Copper Whale is in a great location right downtown but near the shoreline. Most of Anchorage is walking or biking distance including the best restaurants, the hike/bike trail, and great breweries and bars. We arrived late but were greeted warmly and were shown to our room. The room was nothing high end, pretty basic, but the decor was rustic...

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CopperWhaleRider, General Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for you kind remarks. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay.

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 16 November 2013

I can't say enough good things about the Copper Whale and its excellent staff. We checked-in late, after everyone had gone to bed, but our room was all ready and the view out the window over the water was lovely in the sunny moonlight. Location is perfect for walking into the city, strolling on the waterfront, or even going to...

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CopperWhaleRider, Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words! I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Sitka
Reviewed 13 October 2013

The Copper Whale is a sweet small inn that provides excellent personal service. I stay in Anchorage several times annually and the Copper Whale feels like home. Great location downtown, comfortable rooms and lovely breakfasts. Staff is personable and really cares about the quality of your stay. I always meet interesting Alaskans and travelers over breakfast or just relaxing in...

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CopperWhaleRider, Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We look forward to your next visit!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Just lovely. We stayed 4 nights in the cottage next door to he large house. Room was just lovely, complete with rear door to deck area complete with furniture. Clean, Clean, Clean. Wonderful bed, small but adequate bathroom. The few rooms in this cottage open on to a small kitchen area, where you can make a cuppa. There's a fridge...

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CopperWhaleRider, Manager at Copper Whale Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful review! It was truly a pleasure to host you all, and we will hope to see you again, hopefully sooner than later.

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2013

The staff were great and the room was cosy and comfortable. Good communal areas where you can choose to mix with fellow travellers. Clothes washing facilities are available and cheap. The location is within easy walking distance to the shopping and eating areas. Next has a great restaurant.

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Thank you for your nice review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy scenic ocean and mountain views from downtown Anchorage at the Copper Whale Inn! Our two adjacent houses offer comfortable, modern accommodations and our historic main house is the first architecturally designed home in Anchorage. Easy walking distance to business and arts, activities, restaurants, galleries, the Anchorage Museum and the Coastal Trail. Bike rental on-premise (summer). Concierge services, free wi-fi! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Copper Whale Inn

Address: 440 L St., Anchorage, AK 99501
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range: RM382 - RM1,088 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Copper Whale Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Rooms in the back building tend to have better views and be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles KDstamford, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to avoid front room facing street in main house”
 of 5 bubbles Katminou, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“choose a room facing the water with no stairs”
 of 5 bubbles tarakauai, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed the Elderberry room- nice balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Portlandtraveler2009, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms with views. The rooms in the annex are best for views but the higher ones in the main house are good, too.”
 of 5 bubbles Kathy11649, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
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