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Reviewed 15 June 2016

This date 60s 70s era hotel is in awful condition. Date threadbare carpets, beat up walls with paint peeling. Room was somewhat better however. Not fancy but adequate. Staff however were super nice and helpful. Next trip I will look elsewhere.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Scott B, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I'm sorry that the hotel did not meet your standards. We are constantly working on improvements to better the quality of our hotel. I'm glad that my staff was nice and helpful to you. If you have any questions or concerns please give me a call at 907-561-1522 or...

Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Very clean with comfortable beds. Easy and close parking. Restaurant menu and food quality excellent and well worth the slightly slower service. Trip Advisor room price well below Expedia and all other similar sites.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Raymond K, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I will pass on your comments to the owners of the restaurant. If you have any other comments or questions please feel free to contact me directly at bwgoldenlion@gci.net or 907-561-1522. Sincerely,

Peachland, Canada
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Hotels in Anchorage are very expensive so for the price we were disappointed in the quality of the hotel but to be fair it was more that adequate for our needs as a stopover on our way to our cruise ship.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rpunger, Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are constantly doing upgrades and working on improvements. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email me at bwgoldenlion@gci.net or call me directly at 907-561-1522. Sincerely,

Alaska
Reviewed 26 May 2016

My floors were obviously not vacuumed. My 4 year old found a small white pill on the floor. Luckily, he did something out of the ordinary and asked first before he ate it. There was a used towel hanging from my shower rod!!!!! The bath filled up to my shins during my shower. It obviously needed drano, I've seen this...

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cherrybomb2012, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us. I am sorry that you experienced issues while you were our guest. Your experience is definitely not the standard that I hold for our hotel. I appreciate your comments so we can address it with the appropriate departments. If you would like to contact me for...

Wrangell, United States
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is a first class, very professional, full service hotel. The restaurant has a delightful assortment of dishes to test your taste buds. The lounge can make the beverage of your choice. It is located close to medical facilities, with easy access to the downtown area so it is convenient for business and pleasure.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joanne R, Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate you taking time out to give us an awesome review! If you have any questions please email me at bwgoldenlion@gci.net or call me directly at 907-561-1522. Sincerely

Boone, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Centrally located in Anchorage. Easy to find. It wasn't a life changing hotel experience, but definitely met our needs. We were able to get a good night of rest. We wished that there would have been a continental breakfast but we were able to find a fast-food breakfast spot close to the hotel.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kpickeral, Thank you for staying with us. We're glad our hotel met your needs and that you enjoyed your stay. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email me at bwgoldenlion@gci.net or call me directly at 907-561-1522. Sincerely,

Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Hight standard as a whole chain with comfy beds and nice desk personnel. Quite good location esp for motorised tourists on a way to Seward/Kenai Fjords. If you are In hurry choose another restaurant for breakfast. Although good and tasty. Find yourself as a king of a jungle in the middle of boreal forest :) Different fable but on a...

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bodgan K, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We appreciate your business. I will pass your comments on to the owners of the restaurant. If you have any other comments you would like to discuss please email me at bwgolden@gci.net or call me directly at 907-561-1522. Sincerely,

Lafayette, Indiana
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I found the Best Western Golden Lion to be a great fit for my needs during my recent trip to Alaska. Since I was only staying in Anchorage for 1 night, I just needed a clean room in a convenient location. This property met both requirements and was reasonably priced. Employees were friendly, the room was spacious, and the beds...

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bcmitchell35, Thank you for staying with us during your trip to Alaska. We appreciate your buiness and great review of your stay. If you have any other comments or concern and would like to speak to me directly my email is bwgoldenlion@gci.net and phone number is 907-561-1522.

Oakland, Oregon
Reviewed 5 May 2016

The sheets were clean, but the bedspread was hairy. The carpet needed a thorough vacuum all the way around. The tub looked clean, but there was a hairy mess behind the bathroom door next to the tub, kinda a giant fur ball. It was in late April and we had to run the AC unit to cool down the room,...

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lcballance, I am sorry you did not have a good experience at our hotel. These kinds of issues are not the standard we hold for the hotel and I will be addressing your concerns with my staff. You are correct that breakfast is not included at the hotel. Thank you for taking the time to do a review and...

Seward, United States
Reviewed 2 May 2016

A decent hotel at a decent price, but it is in an ideal location. the entire city is conveniently accessible, airport downtown, Diamond, or Muldoon are all a quick drive from here. Anchorage can be a confusing city to navigate, but this hotel is located right on or near most of the major cross town roads.

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Lisa M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Adam B, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us. We appreciate your business and hope that you will choose to stay with us again next time your travel brings you to Anchorage. Sincerely,

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Welcome to the Best Western Golden Lion Hotel located only 5 miles from the Anchorage Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel

Address: 1000 E 36th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99508-4304
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range: $127 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Best Western Anchorage
Anchorage Best Western
BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel Anchorage, Alaska
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Anchorage
#4 Green Hotel in Anchorage
#13 Business Hotel in Anchorage
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“OK if your not expecting much and there's no where else to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles danmurphy18, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“odd number room on upper floor are quieter”
  • lounge chair - computer table to the right out of picture
  • beds - computer table in the back center
  • in the shower - and lotion and soap in dispensers by sink
  • Bathroom with white light bulbs above sink
  • microwave, TV, Refrigerator
 of 5 bubbles SueinSalem, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pick the second floor, it will put you near everything.”
 of 5 bubbles 846seventhc, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the other side of the highway”
 of 5 bubbles Hiker0957, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Maybe when they've finished remodeling, and after giving their help more time or training on room cleaning, it might be a better hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles lcballance, 5 May 2016 | Read review
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