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Marion, Indiana
Reviewed 7 June 2014

This is a quiet, older B&B close to downtown. If you are looking for modern rooms and amenities, you may want to give this one a miss, but it was a fabulous experience for us. Carol was very helpful in several ways, including coming up with a couple of ways to entertain the children. The garden in the back was...

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Garmisch
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Big Bear is so full of "stuff" that you become claustrophobic--stuffed bears, plastic bears, resin bears, bear pictures, bear skins--everything but a bare table top on which to put your own things. Bad neighborhood--plus a broken window hinge in the Denali room that I had to wire shut myself because the owner just shrugged when I told her about it....

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Greensboro
Reviewed 21 January 2014

As others have mentioned in a iffy neighborhood. We heard gunshots one night (it was very warm and the windows were open.) but still very convenient to downtown and airbase. Very good breakfast but be prepared - if you are in a hurry you may want to take a pass. Lots of mementos - bear rugs etc. Good value just...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Although, the neighborhood is spooky, in addition to being a master gardener, Carol is a great cook. We thoroughly enjoyed breakfast, sour dough waffles made from her 200 year starter, fresh berries and berry sauces. Rick enjoyed the deep jetted bathtub in the Denali room. Excellent value for the price.

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Clearwater, FL
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Don't let the neighborhood scare you. It's an older Anchorage neighborhood, if you drive around, many look like this but we were never worried and we were 2 single females. The grounds are beautiful with lots of flowering plants and a garden in back. The house is nice but a little cluttered but with all things Alaskan which is very...

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Rockville Centre, New York
Reviewed 27 July 2013

When we first got here my friends wanted to kill me for making the reservations. They soon were won over by Carol. She runs a lovely bed and breakfast. The breakfast was wonderful. The grounds and gardens were nice. The home is not located in a very nice neighborhood and my room had a bathroom and shower in a converted...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 26 September 2012

If you are looking for a stay in a real Alaskan home, this is the place. The rooms are filled with true Alaska artifacts including a bear rug. The breakfasts are, however, the highlight of any stay. Carol cooks true alaskan recipes with local ingredients. Everything is delicious. You won't go away hungry. The rooms are spacious and very quiet...

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3Thank John M
Camarillo,California
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed the Big Bear Bed and Breakfast and the hospitality of Carol and her daughter. We had the Denali room, it is very big. comfortably fit us and our two sons..the atmosphere...excellent..so peaceful and relaxed..the breakfast..AMAZING! If we ever need to stay in Anchorage again this is where I will go..Carol is...

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1Thank MichelleandAlan
woburn, ma
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Carol runs a fabulous place at a great price with an amazing breakfast! Just a short drive from downtown anchorage the big bear is a great value with loads of authentic alaskan decor. I suggest the Toklat room and make sure that you save room for the salmon quiche or the home made waffle toppings.

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California
Reviewed 11 August 2012

The owner/innkeeper was very gracious, informative and served a wonderful breakfast. The room was comfortable except for the bathroom that was a converted closet with an accordian door that didn't close completely - a little clumsy and tight.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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