If you're a first time visitor to Alaska, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller hotel could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about hotels in Alaska.
Here are some of the most recommended hotels in Alaska.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:
"Alyeska Ski Resort in the Turnagain Arm." See More
"Some people also go out to Chena Hot Springs Resort, about an hour outside of the city." See More
"Splurge at Denali and stay at Denali Bluffs Hotel or its sister property, the Grande Denali Lodge (higher up, better views) and dine at the Alpenglow Restaurant for a really special experience." See More
"We flew into Anchorage, spent a very short night there (no time for sightseeing) and boarded Princess bus outside hotel for stop, Mt McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge in Mckinley." See More
"There is a Westmark Sitka in Sitka and the Cascade Inn is also reasonable." See More
"The main things you'd want to see in Anchorage (the Saturday Saturday Market - right downtown, not sure why the map is being so weird -, dinner at the Hotel Captain Cook or Moose's Tooth Pub & Pizzeria, etc." See More
"Rent a car in Anchorage and drive to Girdwood's Alyeska House." See More
"The Alyeska Hostel is the high end accommodation, but there are other, less expensive lodges near the base of the mountain." See More
"Be sure to take the kids for a meal at the Glacier Brewhouse and if you get a nice night/sunset you and your partner might like to have cocktails at the Hilton Anchorage on their roof deck terrace." See More
"If you were to stay near Denali I would suggest the Denali Dome Home Bed and Breakfast." See More
"Jacey and I stayed at Auke Lake Bed & Breakfast and rented a car." See More
"We stayed at Denali Lakeview Inn and ate at 49th State Brewing Company." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Alaska.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.