Copper Whale Inn - Anchorage

440 L Street, Anchorage, Alaska, United States, 99501  show map
 2 stars
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Copper Whale Inn - Anchorage

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 24 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services
Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Meeting facilities

Business centre

Sports activities

Cycling

Overview

The 2-star Copper Whale Inn lies within 1.9 km from McHugh Peak. This hotel dates from 1939 and was refurbished in 2008.

The property is about 15 minutes' walk of Anchorage Museum. It is about 1 km away from the center of Anchorage.

The hotel is set next to a museum and a cathedral.

Guests can reach Copper Whale Inn by car from Ted Stevens Anchorage International airport in 15 minutes.

Rooms

Copper Whale Inn provides accommodation in 14 guestrooms fitted with a dressing room, a personal computer, ironing facilities, a wardrobe and a work desk. Staying at Copper Whale Inn guests can enjoy the garden. They also have a fridge, an oven and a stove available for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Serving American, Vegetarian and eclectic specialties, Snow City Cafe is about 150 meters away.

Services

Guests will make use of parking and a luggage storage as well as find a business centre, computer rental and a photocopier useful for work.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 24 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   14.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Concierge desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Copper Whale Inn - Anchorage Anchorage location
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Hotel Address:

440 L Street, Anchorage, Alaska, United States, 99501

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City Centre
  • Anchorage
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Anchorage Historic Depot
    3000 ft
Restaurants
  • Simon & Seafort's Saloon & Grill (cuisine: American, Contemporary)
    100 ft
  • Snow City Cafe (cuisine: American, Vegetarian, Eclectic)
    400 ft
Parks
  • Resolution Park
    600 ft
  • Valley of the Moon Park
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    14

Rooms and availability

Deluxe Queen Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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Room Description:

Cable TV and ironing facilities are featured in this room. A garden view is also included.

Private Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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Room Description:

Cable TV and ironing facilities are featured in this room.

Ocean Queen Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed

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Copper Whale Inn Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Musk-OX Producers' Cooperative1000 ft
  • Oomingmak Musk OX Producers CO-OP1400 ft
  • Alaska Center for the Performing Arts1700 ft
  • Iditarod Properties Inc2000 ft
  • Stewart's Photo Shop2000 ft
  • Apone's T-Shirt Cache2300 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center700 ft

Places of interest

Train stations

Shopping areas

Historical sites

  • Anchorage Historic Properties1700 ft

Museums

  • Oscar Anderson House400 ft
  • Landau-Mintz Fine Art Gallery1000 ft
  • Imaginarium1400 ft
  • Alaska Junior Theater1700 ft
  • International Gallery of Art2000 ft
  • Anchorage Festival of Music2000 ft
  • Alaska Public Lands Information2000 ft
  • Sitka Summer Music Festival2300 ft
  • Anchorage Concert Assn2300 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Educational Opportunity Ctr400 ft
  • University of Washington700 ft
  • University of Alaska Small Bus2300 ft

Theaters

Local attractions

  • Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery1.0 mi
    535 E 9th Ave
  • Port of Anchorage1.6 mi
    2000 Anchorage Port Road
  • Chugach National Forest2.0 mi
    3301 C Street, Anchorage
  • Chester Creek Greenbelt1.2 mi
    1900 Hillcrest Drive, Anchorage
  • Wells Fargo History Museum1.6 mi
    301 W Northern Lights Blvd

Near the hotel

  • Oscar Anderson House Museum500 ft
    420 M St
  • Resolution Park600 ft
    300 L St
  • Oomingmak, Musk Ox Producers\' Co-operative1200 ft
    604 H St
  • Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center1800 ft
    605 W 4th Ave
  • The Antique Gallery600 ft
    1001 W 4th Ave # B
  • Holy Family Cathedral 1100 ft
    818 West Fifth Ave Corner of 5th Ave & H St
  • Valley of the Moon Park 1300 ft
    1748 H St

Restaurants nearby

  • Simon & Seafort's Saloon & Grill100 ft

    Address: 420 L St
    Phone: 907-274-3502

    76% likes this, based on 577 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Contemporary
    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 30

  • The Crow's Nest600 ft

    Address: 4th at K Street
    Phone: 907/343-2217

    85% likes this, based on 175 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 26 - USD 41

  • Fletcher's600 ft

    Address: 4th & K Street
    Phone: 800-843-1950

    69% likes this, based on 84 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Snow City Cafe400 ft

    Address: 1034 W 4th Ave
    Phone: 907-272-6338

    86% likes this, based on 647 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Vegetarian, Eclectic
    Price Range: USD 6 - USD 13

  • Sandwich Deck500 ft

    Address: 400 K St
    Phone: 907-276-1401

    74% likes this, based on 31 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    14

Copper Whale Inn Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Copper Whale Inn

Average guest rating

8.8out of 10
Superb
Based on 36 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.4

    The location was perfect, so close to downtown restaurants/shopping and the beautiful nature trail by the water. The grounds are beautiful, with lovely places to sit on the outside and amazing urban gardens. The living room was warm and cozy and the staff was very helpful...

    The hardest part of the Inn is something they can't control and that is the outside noise, I had read about it in advance but figured it couldn't be that bad, (it doesn't seem that bad during the day) but at night it was very noise including fireworks at 4:00am. They supply earplugs and we both used them and it helped. I would not let it deter anyone from staying there it was a lovely place.....

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The location is fantastic, little park nearby for kids, easy to walk the city. The room was perfect and luxurious. The host was wonderful, really felt like he cared about our stay.

  • Single
    7.4

    Is a Bed and Breakfast , very well take care

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The location is very convenient to restaurants, the trains station, and tours. View is great.

    Not a real breakfast - expanded continental - in no way deluxe as advertized.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Enjoyed the local ambience of the place and is not a chain hotel. Friendly and helpful staff for out of towners.

    The room was difficult to get to with bags (narrow staricases), but had a great view.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Central location, price is right, cheerful staff, clean and comfortable, simple as that.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The Copper Whale Inn was a very friendly and comfortable place to stay. We particularly liked the informal and relaxed atmosphere. It is also in a great location - right next to the Tony Knowles Trail, good views over Cook Inlet, and walking distance to everything in downtown Anchorage.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Relaxing ambience; very friendly and helpful staff; fantastic continental breakfast; opportunity to interact with other travellers.

  • Single
    5.0

    Very comfortable beds Room was very clean

    No Parking. The evening manager gave me a ticket that was supposed to get me out of the garage for free.. When I tried to use it 25 minutes later, the card was refused because it had expired. When I checked out, the day manager tried to collect $15 for the parking garage pass. When I told him that it had expired, he told me he knew that, blamed it on the parking garage firm and still wanted me to pay the $15, I refused. I tried to use the small ironing board, It was designed to be used on a table but there was no table big enoug for it. It didn't make any difference because there was a corroded rivet that stuck up about 1/4" right in the middle of it. When I tried to turn on the cold water in the sink, the handle came off in my hand.. When I told the day manager about these problems, he told me it must have just happened. THE RIVET WAS CORRODED! I don't blame the managers. It is the owners responsibility to staff these positions with with intelligent, trainable people and then check on them to be sure they know how to do the job correctly. In the case of the day manager, the boat was missed. I not only would not recommend this hotel, I will go out of my way to warn people not to stay there.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    It was cozy and in a convenient location. They also had a fantastic breakfast!

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Lovely room, spacious and clean with a comfy bed. Great continental breakfast spread each morning and very homely guest lounge area. Great views from the waterside windows too.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Location and the gold fish pond. The breakfast was great.

    Could use a coat of paint and some up dating.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The staff was very friendly, provided good info. The breakfast was very nice, maybe some more tables would have been good.

    The carpet needs to be replaced, it was stained, dirty and ruined the look of the inn.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Good location, within easy walking distance to downtown sites, attractions. Very clean, well maintained.

  • Older travelers
    9.0

    Great location,outstanding breakfast,helpful friendly staff Parking a bit pricey if you can't find on-street space.

How to reach hotel

hotel Copper Whale Inn - Anchorage Anchorage location
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Hotel Address:

440 L Street, Anchorage, Alaska, United States, 99501

Get directions
City Centre
  • Anchorage
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Anchorage Historic Depot
    3000 ft
Restaurants
  • Simon & Seafort's Saloon & Grill (cuisine: American, Contemporary)
    100 ft
  • Snow City Cafe (cuisine: American, Vegetarian, Eclectic)
    400 ft
Parks
  • Resolution Park
    600 ft
  • Valley of the Moon Park
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    14