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4.5 out of 5

" It was a pleasant, quiet, clean room, with separate toilet from sink (good for several people sharing a room). I would have liked queen-sized beds. " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 13 Sep 2021

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Hotel Description

4-star historic hotel near Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall

Downtown Anchorage stay

A stay at this Downtown Anchorage hotel places you within half a mile (1 km) of Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall and 2 miles (3 km) of Port of Anchorage. Imaginarium - Science Discovery Center and Bootlegger Cove are also within half a mile (1 km).

Renovated in 2016

This smoke-free hotel includes 4 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a gym. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Make the most of the spa tub and sauna, and relax with drinks at one of the 3 bars/lounges.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 546 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while refrigerators and coffee/tea makers offer the conveniences of home. LCD TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include free WiFi and iPod docks.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$235* Per night/room Dec 10 - Dec 11

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Captain Cook ratings based on 22 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Captain Cook

Everyone (12) Couples (5) Family (4)
5 out of 5
It was a pleasant, quiet, clean room, with separate toilet from sink (good for several people sharing a room). I would have liked queen-sized beds.

Posted by on Sep 13, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 15, 2021 by Ryan

Hi Ann, Thank you for sharing your experience and we look forward to seeing you again. Ryan

5 out of 5
Well kept. Clean rooms. Centrally located in downtown Anchorage. Very walkable to many things.

Posted by on Sep 6, 2021

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Sep 6, 2021 by Ryan

Hi Mark, Thanks for staying with us and we'll see you again. Ryan

4 out of 5
hotel is nice, comfortable. The breakfast options and food were very good. The Crows Nest restaurant was ok, but there are better restaurants in walking distance. Very convenient to downtown Anchorage.

Posted by , from CARLSBAD on Sep 4, 2021

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5 out of 5
Great view from room!

Posted by on Aug 31, 2021

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Aug 31, 2021 by Ryan

Hi Ann, Glad you enjoyed the view. See you again. Ryan

5 out of 5
Very nice historic hotel. Lovely restaurants and the service was outstanding.

Posted by on Jun 27, 2021

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Jun 28, 2021 by Ryan

Dear Guest, Thank you. Ryan

5 out of 5
Great

Posted by on Jun 23, 2021

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Jun 23, 2021 by Ryan

Dear Guest, Thank you. Ryan

1 out of 5
Had reserved two rooms, got one and didn't get 2nd room until i complained….and that was at 6 pm…front desk staff was limited to only two….nice place but when u cant check in until dinner time…thats uncalled for.

Posted by on Jun 21, 2021

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Jun 21, 2021 by Ryan

Dear Guest, Apologies. I hope you enjoyed the room, food, and location. Ryan

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021

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Jun 21, 2021 by Ryan

Dear Guest, Cheers :) Ryan

3 out of 5
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Posted by on Jun 8, 2021

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Jun 18, 2021 by Ryan

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us. Ryan

5 out of 5
The view is great (Mt. Susitna), the room is comfortable, and the staff is friendly and helpful.

Posted by on Jun 6, 2021

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Jun 18, 2021 by Ryan

Dear Guest, I love the view you're referring too. Simply incredible. Ryan

Property Features

Hotel Captain Cook offers its guests a children's pool, an indoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub. There are 4 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. A 24-hour business center and limo/town car service are available. A sauna, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Captain Cook. A complete renovation of Hotel Captain Cook was completed in 2016. This 4-star Anchorage hotel is smoke free.

  • 546 guestrooms or units
  • 18 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • 4 dining venues
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1965
  • Deli
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Convenience store
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Coffee shop

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Transport

  • Train station: Anchorage Alaska Railroad Depot (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle

Room Amenities

Hotel Captain Cook offers 546 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 40-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Anchorage hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to noon.

Crows Nest - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fletchers - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Whales Tail - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

The Pantry - This restaurant serves breakfast and lunch.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Playground on site
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms available. Services include facials and body treatments.

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 25 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Captain Cook Anchorage
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Historic Hotels of America.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.