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Big Bear Bed & Breakfast

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A beautiful place to stay. Breakfast was amazing. Lots of interesting artifacts to look at, each with their own story. We had never stayed in a B&B before so we didn't know what to expect. It was a most enjoyable experience with a wonderful host. Ms. Carol cooks the breakfasts herself! I don't know where she gets her energy from,...

Thank Sandra V
Carrollton, Virginia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Nice B & B in a quiet neighborhood close to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and not far from downtown Anchorage. Our host provided great service and outstanding breakfasts (we were there three days.) There were three guest rooms upstairs and at least one larger room downstairs that would be more suited to families. All of the rooms were clean and had...

Thank DJMilner
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The rooms were great, the whole place was cozy. Carol is a great host - but be warned, do not be on a tight schedule as breakfast can take nearly an hour listening to Carols great stories. Breakfast was good if you aren't too fussy (waffles were great, Salmon cakes were a little polarizing). The place was clean with plenty...

Thank tlm086
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Carol is a wonderful host. She shared her knowledge & expertise on the area & Alaska. We enjoyed 3 different breakfasts. She really enjoys creating a wonderful meal with her homemade recipes, spreads & jams. We highly recommend staying here. Very easy access to downtown & other spots that are highlights of the area. There is also a very comfortable...

Thank RedSoxFanDenvuh
Orange County, California
Reviewed 26 August 2015

It's true that we were a bit surprised (not in the good way) when we made a turn into the neighborhood. Also true that although the exterior of the house looks lovely, the first look inside was full of clusters. However, as soon as we dragged our luggage upstairs and opened the bedroom door, we were so pleasantly surprised. Clean,...

1Thank oblythe
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Taxi here from train cost $12. Room was huge and decoration (bear hides and heads and other trophies) were quite nice. Breakfast was amazing (home cooked and fresh). Host was nice and house was quite. Plenty of parking for all guests. On road towards Denali so perfect for our next day. Supermarket just up the road

1Thank cjdmwhite
Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We stayed here with another couple for 4 days to explore Anchorage before heading off to Denali. Located slightly out of town but only a few minutes from a regular bus route if you do not have a car. Also close to a bike trail into town as we hired bikes for a couple days. Carol, our host is a...

Thank Mexico Bob
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for two nights. A big reason for chosing this place was that it should be a fragrance free environment since my husband is allergic. To our disappointment it wasn't! The bathroom there smelt more of perfume than any other bathroom on our trip! That gave my husband headache. The room was OK but it was a bit...

Thank Anna E
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Carol is the best innkeeper. She stayed up late to let us in her home when our flight was delayed. The room and bed we had was very comfortable. Breakfast was the highlight of our stay. Carol is a fabulous cook and historical story teller.The house if full of bears and history. Great location for day trips around Anchorage.

Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 1 January 2015

This was our 5th trip to Alaska. And our first "in season" trip. This B n B beat the heck out of motel prices with a full Alaskan breakfast, to boot. We stayed 2 nights then came back for a third. Food was fantastic, stories interesting. Ask Carol about her Dad's moose/bear hunt. Great!! Carol is very knowledgeable on a...

Thank MichiganMadmoose

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Big Bear Bed & Breakfast

Address: 3401 Richmond Ave, Anchorage, AK 99508-1013
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Big Bear Bed & Breakfast Anchorage, Alaska
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“Upstairs rooms were a little warm in summer -I prefer sleeping in a very cool room”
DJMilner, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms upstairs are quieter and our room (the grizzly) looks down upon the garden which is very nice.”
  • living room upstairs
oblythe, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room over looking the garden was quiet.”
MichiganMadmoose, 1 Jan 2015 | Read review
“It is quieter if you pick a room that faces the back yard gardens.”
scottsU4542IQ, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
“we had the toklat because it have two beds”
norwaygirl2014, 17 Sep 2014 | Read review
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