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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed here as a couple, in the older section of the hotel. Our room was, as advertised, small and not very modern. But it had plenty of room for us and our luggage, and it was clean and the price was right. We appreciated the fact that it is only about a mile from the airport - we arrived...

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

I'm glad we could offer you an affordable option for your Anchorage visit! Being so close to the airport is a big plus for us, and preparing breakfast for you was no trouble at all. I hope you'll stay with us again the next time you're in town! Until next time, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Reviewed 29 September 2016

We've stayed in Anchorage several times, and this was our first stay at Puffin Inn. After looking at the pictures of the rooms online, I reserved a larger room, as the least expensive rooms looked very small. Our room was clean, comfortable, and had a refrigerator, stove top, and microwave, which we always appreciate when traveling. We had a room...

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

Thanks for staying with us on your most recent Anchorage trip! I'm glad you found your room to be comfortable and accommodating. As for the noises and curtains, our staff is ready to help you in any way they can, so next time, just let someone on our team know about any issues and they'll do their best to fix...

E Randolph, VT
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Bed was comfortable only stayed one of the two nights reserved. Room 1221 right on corner closest to the road and the traffic was very loud. Front desk very gracious. Eateries near by. If you are going for cheap and comfy bed this works. Just bring your earplugs or ask for main building.

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

Thank you for staying with us! I'm very glad our front desk staff took good care of you and made solid restaurant suggestions. As for the traffic noise from the highway, you're always more than welcome to request a different room if the one you're in isn't to your liking. I hope we get a chance to take care of...

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the annex building. Good clean and spacious room. The pickup from airport was quick. The staff was great. The breakfast was limited but sufficient. I would definitely recommend the Puffin Inn.

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

Thank you for the compliments, Sandra! I love hearing that our team took great care of you on your stay, and I'm glad you found our breakfast and airport shuttle to be convenient. I hope you'll spend your next night in Anchorage with us! Sincerely. Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

It is great and decent place with great value. We arrive there pretty late, the front desk person is very nice and helpful. There is a lot people during breakfast, the food is not that quite enough. They wouldn't continue breakfast after exact 9am.

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

I'm glad you found us to be such a great value! Happy to hear our front desk staff took great care of you. We can get quite busy during breakfast, but if there's ever anything you need, just let someone on our team know and they'll help you out. Hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

halifaxwest yorks
Reviewed 21 September 2016

After reading reviews about this hotel we were feeling very dubious as we had booked economy room. We were pleasantly surprised. Staff were friendly and very helpful and let us keep our room until 1pm free of charge. The room itself was large and airy and very clean. There was 24 hour complimentary coffee in the foyer and complimentary continental...

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

I'm glad you found our economy option to be satisfying! We're happy to bring you that complimentary breakfast and coffee. As for the elevator, our staff is always ready to help you as quickly as they can, so if you'd ever like to change rooms and we have one available, be sure to let us know and we'll take care...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I stayed here several nights on a recent trip to Alaska; one night before going to Denali and three nights after. I got really sick on my flight and wasn't sure if I would be going to Denali in the morning (my flight arrived late and I needed to leave about six hours later to catch my bus to the...

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

Thank you for staying with us both before and after your trip to Denali! I'm sorry to hear you weren't feeling well, but helping you with a room in case you couldn't make the next part of your journey was no problem at all. Making sure you're happy and well taken care of is our number one priority, and I...

Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We came for a quick overnight stay in Anchorage. We booked the "selfie special" at the best price of our entire trip. The room was very small,but updated nicely and very efficiently furnished. It was very clean with dust mite protection on all mattresses and pillows, additional power strip for electronic plug ins, nice towels and comfortable sheets. Continental breakfast...

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

I'm glad we could accommodate you for your quick overnight stay, Paula! Happy to hear your room was nice and comfortable. For next time, we certainly have larger options available, and we'd love to have you stay with us again! Sincerely Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

Moncton, Canada
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Booked the Puffin Inn as I was looking for an inexpensive room to crash after our 3:30am arrival at the airport... Free shuttle sent in a timely fashion to pick us up at the airport... Room was clean, wifi worked well, staff was friendly and bed was comfortable. This is not a luxury hotel but for the price we paid...

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

I'm so glad you felt you found an affordable and comfortable option with us! Providing you with shuttle service is no problem at all, and we're glad we could take care of you at such an early hour. When it comes to luxury, we certainly have choices available including our boutique and deluxe rooms, so if you're ever back in...

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Small economy room, but we knew this when booking. It was clean and quiet. The staff was professional. Continental breakfast started at 5 AM. Free airport shuttle also. Staff recommended Village restaurant across street, it was excellent. Several restaurants within walking distance. City transit stops across street and takes you to downtown.

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

I'm glad you enjoyed our economy room, Wilson! Making sure that your stay is as convenient as possible is one of our top priorities, and it's our pleasure to provide shuttle service, breakfast, and restaurant recommendations. I hope we get to see you the next time you decide to stay in Anchorage! All the best, Sonja, Puffin Inn Management

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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 Road, Anchorage, AK 99517
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range: $73 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Puffin Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
Puffin Hotel Anchorage
Puffin Inn Anchorage, Alaska
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#6 Best Value Hotel in Anchorage
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