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When to book a hotel in Alaska
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Top tips for finding the perfect Alaska hotel
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Alaska for 3 days.
Book at least 23 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Alaska accommodation.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Alaska if you stay on a Thursday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Alaska, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Alaska in August and July.
Because the business of crab fishing has become so popular in the last few years many people want to travel to Alaska to see a little more about what this industry does. One city in Alaska that is a hub for this enterprise is the town of Unalaska and a great place to stay here is the Royal Dutch Inn.
If you plan on traveling to the city of Anchorage in March for the beginning of the very famous Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race you will want to make sure you book a hotel room as soon as possible as this popular event will fill up all the hotels in the city quite quickly. The Hotel Captain Cook makes a nice choice for visitors coming to Anchorage for this event.
One reason that people travel to Alaska is to visit the expansive and amazing Denali National Park and Preserve. For those that would like to stay just south of the park along Highway Three, The Meandering Moose makes a good lodging choice. If you would like to stay a little farther up Highway Three in the northeastern part of the park a good choice is The Aurora Denali Lodge.
A very popular destination for couples to take romantic vacations in Alaska is in the small and quaint town of Homer. This is due in large part to the beautiful views you can see from the city of Kachemak Bay as well as the easy access to outdoor actives you will find on Lookout Mountain. The Land's End Resort is a great spot to stay for couples because of the spectacular waterfront view from rooms at this property.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Alaska
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Alaska.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular destination is Whittier (37% of total searches to Alaska). The next most popular destinations are Anchorage (26%) and Juneau (26%). Searches for hotels in Fairbanks (11%) are also popular.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Alaska for as cheap as $66 (Seward) in the last 3 days. The average price is $417.
In the last 72 hours, users have found Alaska hotels for tonight for as low as $144 (Homer). Users have also found 3-star hotels from $144 (Homer) and 4-star+ hotels from $202 (Talkeetna).
In the last 72 hours, users have found Alaska hotels for this weekend for as low as $139 (Anchorage) per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $211 (Wasilla) and 4-star+ hotels from $225 (Fairbanks).
A very popular type of fishing for those that are visiting Alaska is to go salmon fishing and a great place to do this is in Bristol Bay. The town of Bethel is a great jumping-off point for fishing in the bay and a good hotel here is the Alaska Inn.
There are quite a few places that offer great white water rafting that have a location in the mountains just south of the city of Anchorage. The Dimond Center Hotel sits right in the heart of Anchorage but with a location on the south side of the city, you will have easy access to Highway 1 that will get you to all the great rafting.
The La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fairbanks Airport makes a great hotel for business travels to this area because it is a very short distance from the Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) plus the hotel offers a free airport shuttle as well as a business center for its guests.
Where to stay in Alaska?
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