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Begich Towers Incorporated

Whittier, AK
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Interesting place

I stayed at the condo suites on the 14th floor for a couple of days. while it was clean, it was... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Elizabeth J
Carpinteria, California
Stuck in the 70's

We stayed here 2 nights. We stayed on the 14th floor facing the water. The view was amazing! You... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
Portland, Oregon
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A 14-story housing complex with shops, restaurants, a library, church and laundromat.
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good33%
  • Average30%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible15%
17 Sep 2016
“Interesting place”
27 Jun 2016
“don't judge a book by its cover”
Whittier, AK
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

I stayed at the condo suites on the 14th floor for a couple of days. while it was clean, it was dated. everyone was friendly and easy to walk everywhere from there. Beautiful view of the harbour.

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights. We stayed on the 14th floor facing the water. The view was amazing! You can see the whole town from here. The condo is dirty, old and smelly. Half of the room is modernized but the kitchen, bathroom and furnishings...More

Thank dailybrew
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

First off, June, the manager, was awesome. This was a very interesting place to stay. The first 12 stories of this building are home to about 80% of the town of Whittier with the top two stories rented out to tourists. Each condo is fully...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I'm not sure why I'm reviewing a condo complex - however it is extremely interesting and historical. Non-residents can enter the 1s floor where the city offices are and the top two floors where there is a bed and breakfast. About 225 people live here,...More

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 27 June 2016

check out my review for glacier suites....they are located in this building...it looks scary on the outside but the views from the 14th floor can't be beat....million dollar views from the cheapest hotel of our 12 day trip...just awesome...really and truly...

Thank melody t
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Begich Towers was originally built for the military. Now transformed into city within a city. Housing, post office, businesses the list goes on. Sound in the hallways carries easily but no one seems to mind. Apartments are old and outdated but comfortable. The people who...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Do not stay here. There ad on Expedia was very misleading. The accommodations were uncomfortable and dirty. The service was non-existent.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 2 July 2015

June was super sweet, but the facility was very unpleasant. Our apartment was dusty, hot, dirty, old, crammed with odd furniture and bric-a-brac, windows that didn't stay open, no internet, leftover opened food, musty bedding, and a strong, stale smell of cigarettes as the elevator...More

Thank Kristie S
Reviewed 26 December 2014

At one time the entire town of Whittier resided in this building. You stay in condos that some owners rent out. It took a little searching to find the lady in order to check in. Once found, however, she was very friendly and helpful. Although...More

3  Thank Dan F
Reviewed 29 August 2014

This drab building is the only thing in town for the 400 year round residents. It is a post office, police station, grocery store, etc. Not worth the time to see.

1  Thank cyclop
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