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Metlakatla, Alaska
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed here due to the good rate and it was on the recommended lodging list for a convention we attended. It is easy to find, right off of the Seward Highway. It is within 15 minutes to any of the main locations you are likely in Anchorage for, medical, less than 15 to Providence Hospital, ANMC and related clinics,...

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Homer, Alaska
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Very friendly staff, quiet location in spite of being on the corner of two major thoroughfares. Comfortable beds, great amenities. Not the newest hotel but quite well maintained and reasonably priced.

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The room was very pleasant. The beds were very comfortable. The location was excellent for our purposes. I thought that breakfast in the restaurant was quite good. The only negatives were the super warm elevators, and the fire alarm that went off in the middle of the night when the kitchen staff was degreasing the grill.

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Arroyo Grande, California
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We needed a hotel in Anchorage for one night till we could pick up our RV so we went to Booking.com and booked this hotel because it was the best price. We were very happy with all aspects of the hotel, lobby, rooms, and staff. Kaylyn and Kendra at the front desk were amazing with the help we needed for...

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I am a conference planner for a large medical association so I see A LOT of hotel rooms. The room was very large and the beds were extremely comfortable. The room was quiet that night, but that usually has a lot to do with your "neighbors." The room had a fridge and a microwave. We had a small view of...

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Livermore, United States
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The Gold Lion is in a great location to access downtown and the airport. We always stay at the Gold Lion the night before we fly home. The staff is always helpful. We to to Alaska for the fishing. The Gold Lion will store our fish in a freezer overnight so we can check it as luggage instead of having...

Thank Louise B
Vernonia, Oregon
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The name would suggest a nice place to stay, however my wife and I spent a couple nights here and weren't impressed. There is no shuttle to pick you up or take you anywhere, you have to call a taxi or use the bus. The staff was courteous but the restaurant is so so. There was no clock other than...

Thank danmurphy18
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Enjoyed my stay. I had to have surgery at Providence Hospital and was able to rest & recuperate at Golden Lion afterwards. Good experience for me. Excellent staff. They were really nice and carried my luggage to my room for me.

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Palm Bay, Florida
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I stayed here for 5 days last month but I would not have stayed here if I didn't collect Best Western Reward points, due to being overpriced. This hotel would probably go for about $89 per night in the lower 48, nearly one third the cost, and that ratio is normal all over Alaska, restaurants and hotels are about 2...

Thank David B
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Cleanest room I have stayed in a long time. Kudos to the housekeeping team. Everyone was friendly and helpful. I was blown away with all the TV channels. Very nice surprise. One good thing is they do not try to nickel and dime you for everything. Restaurant was above average. Much better than most hotels. The only drawback is no...

Thank gatravelor

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Welcome to the Best Western Golden Lion Hotel located only 5 miles from the Anchorage Airport. ... more   less 

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Address: 1000 E 36th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99508-4304
Region: United States > Alaska > Anchorage
Price Range: $138 - $321 (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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