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Puffin Inn

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked one night before I leave Anchorage by air. The location is quite good. They offer free shuttle bus and breakfast. However, IMHO, the room was not clean enough with the smelly quilt and dirty towels. The room is not soundproof at all. In the daytime, you could hear people in the next room chatting. And even worse in...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Hotel room is clean, staff friendly & helpful, free breakfast good over all, could do better, not restocked during this time,so go early. Free Shuttle bus for the airport, very handy. It's about 10 mins drive away.

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us, Catherine! I appreciate your feedback about restocking our breakfast, and I'll make sure that we do a better job in the future. Hope we get the opportunity to host you again sometime! Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was in the annex. Shuttle picked us up from the airport, took us to the front desk to check in, and then took us to the other side of the parking lot where there is another building of rooms. Bed was firm, but comfortable. Bathroom was clean and had a jet tub/shower. Breakfast in the morning was simple, but...

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, Julia! We're all about creating a comfortable space for our guests to relax so this means a lot. So glad you were pleased with breakfast as well -- those bagels truly are the best. That said, we'd love to host you again next time you're in the area. All...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to live in Alaska and now visit annually. When I need to stay in Anchorage this is where I stay. I like that it's near several restaurants and Hood Lake float plane base, where I like to watch planes take off and land. My wife likes that the rooms are clean. It's basic, but it meets our needs....

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

It's an honor to host you guys when you're in town! So glad you've enjoyed our location as well as our rooms. Cleanliness and comfort are always important to us so that means a lot. We look forward to hosting you guys again next time you're in the area. All the best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son's and I stayed her on our first night in Alaska. The room was a standard hotel room with 2 double beds. The front desk staff was helpful and while the breakfast options were limited the options were fresh and good.

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

We were happy to have you guys stay with us, Leslie, and it's great to know that everything from the room and service to the breakfast spread was conducive to a comfortable stay. That said, your star rating suggests that we have some room to improve, so if you had any additional feedback, please feel free to reach out directly....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good experience. So good that we booked again on our way back thru town. The second night was also excellent. Our dog was welcome. A dog walk was available and doggy poop bags were handy (no pun intended). The only negative was that the dog walk area wasn't maintained well probably because of thoughtless pet owners' that don't...

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to stay with us on both of your trips through Anchorage, Jerry! We loved taking you and your dog, and if our dog walk area ever needs to be cleaned up, just let someone on our staff know and we'll get right on it. Looking forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Reviewed 29 March 2017

The puffin inn very comfortable. This was like a 1 bedroom apartment, 2 double beds in the bedroom and a pull down sofa in the lounge. This comes equipped with a stove top microwave fridge and coffee maker. Iron and ironing board in the bedroom. Although there was no cooking or eating utensils supplied I just got paper plates from...

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the detailed description of our room, Kevin! I'm very happy that you found us to be such an affordable and comfortable stay. Hope we get to see you again the next time you're in Anchorage! Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We were scheduled to stay in the annex but at check in were upgraded to the main building at no cost. Our room was clean, very comfortable, and quiet, and the provided breakfast was adequate for our needs. Hotel staff were friendly and attentive to our needs. This felt like home and we will stay again should the need arise....

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, Carolyn! Hearing that you felt at home with us really puts a smile on my face. If you ever need another comfortable place to stay, we'd be happy to take care of you again! Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We were scheduled to stay in their annex building, but on arrival were upgraded without cost to a room in the main building, which was greatly appreciated!. Our room was clean, very comfortable, and felt like home for the week that we were there. The provided breakfast was adequate for our needs. Thank you Puffin Inn!

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words, Ashlee! I'm so happy to hear that your upgraded room was to your liking, and we really enjoyed taking care of you for the week that you stayed with us. Hope to see you again the next time you're in Anchorage! Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Reviewed 1 March 2017

My family and I stayed at Puffin Inn for a week and found it pleasant. There are some restaurants nearby which convenient because the hotel didn't have a great selection of food, the breakfast was very simple: cereal, yogurt, coffee, DIY waffles, make sure you get to these on time! The rooms were clean and an extra bed is provided...

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Sonja J, Owner at Puffin Inn, responded to this review

We really enjoyed taking care of you and your family for the week, Nora! Thanks for all the kind words about our place. If you ever find yourself needing a place to stay in Anchorage again, I hope we get to see you once more! All the best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether your vacation brings you to Anchorage for one night or many, Puffin Inn offers convenient access to area attractions such as Chugach State Park, the Seward Highway and the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. Our hotel is also minutes from metropolitan entertainment in downtown Anchorage and a short drive to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.Puffin Inn offers special conveniences to enhance your stay. We offer free shuttle service to and from the airport, a business center, an exercise room, laundry facilities and pet-friendly accommodations. Guests also enjoy a complimentary breakfast served daily in our lobby breakfast area. Internet access is available throughout the hotel.Rest assured that you will have a relaxing guest experience at an affordable rate when you choose our convenient lodging. Puffin Inn offers a variety of lodging options suitable for any traveler. Our lodge has 85 guest rooms and suites separated into 4 room styles: Deluxe, Moderate, Boutique and Original. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Puffin Inn

Address: 4400 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517-2914
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range: RM393 - RM872 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Puffin Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 85
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“With a pet along the ground floor rooms were helpful.”
145jerryv, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Street noise, lack of microwave/fridge may be issues in annex and original building.”
_tclashlee, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are quite similar, we were lucky to get a slightly larger room.”
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