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Puffin Inn of Anchorage, Anchorage

2-star2 stars
4400 Spenard RdAnchorageAK99517United States of America

No-frills motel in Spenard
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Great location
Good internet service
Value for money
Best value for money
Fantastic service
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Puffin Inn of Anchorage, Anchorage

from $60
  • Moderate, 2 Queens
  • Deluxe Double Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Boutique, 1 Queen, Annex Building
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 85 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *

  • Specific rooms only *

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours)


  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • ATM/banking
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping

Puffin Inn of Anchorage, Anchorage’s small print

Also known as

  • Puffin Anchorage
  • Puffin Inn
  • Puffin Inn Anchorage
  • Puffin Hotel Anchorage


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 100 per stay

Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per day (maximum USD 200 per stay)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Puffin Inn of Anchorage, Anchorage


  • In Spenard
  • Lake Hood Harbor - 27 min walk
  • DeLong Lake Park - 30 min walk
  • Lynn Ary Park - 35 min walk
  • Pop Carr Park - 36 min walk
  • Arctic Benson Park - 37 min walk
  • Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum - 37 min walk
  • Earthquake Park - 38 min walk

Getting around

  • Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.) - 5 min drive
  • Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field) - 16 min drive
  • Anchorage Alaska Railroad Depot - 12 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free airport shuttle

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 345 reviews

Puffin Inn of Anchorage, Anchorage
Very Good8.0
i like staying at the puffin inn
I was in a section of the hotel I have never been in before. The entrance door was all beat up on the inside back door with a bunch of scuff marks from shoes beating on it. Please clean that up. Made me feel second rate from the main bldg. I feel when I book thru hotel .com I get treated different. I like the Puffin inn too.
william, us2 night trip
Puffin Inn of Anchorage, Anchorage
Very Good8.0
Business stay at the Puffin
I have stayed at the Puffin numerous times. It tends to be a good value choice hotel for Anchorage. For my most recent stay, I experienced a problem with my room after the first night. After I brought the issue up, the staff promptly notified the manager, Chico, who examined the issue and immediately addressed the problem and moved me to a different room. I was extremely impressed by his professionalism and the way he handled the situation. I will continue to stay at the Puffin in the future because of Chico's professionalism and the way the staff handled my problem.
William, us6 night trip
Puffin Inn of Anchorage, Anchorage
Very Good8.0
Great for the price
The bed was made up but very messily made. It was also hard as a rock, which I love but if my wife were with me than that would be a complaint. Bathroom amenities are bare. A small bar of soap and bottle of shampoo were it. It’s a budget motel so I wasn’t expecting much and it served it purpose wonderfully for me.
Troy, us1 night trip
Puffin Inn of Anchorage, Anchorage
Very Good8.0
Everything was fine except that the bathroom was not as clean as I would expect. Toilet and floor had old urine stains. Otherwise it was acceptable.
Erick, us1 night trip
Puffin Inn of Anchorage, Anchorage
Very Good8.0
You get what you pay for
The price reflects the condition. Our room was unclean. The bathroom looked as if it wasn't fully cleaned from previous people, especially the toilet. Breakfast hours are pretty early. If I am on vacation, I prefer to sleep in and not have to wake up early to grab food. One of the other rooms constantly had someone smoking. The staff was friends day and the location was very convenient.
Amanda, us3 night trip

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Puffin Inn of Anchorage, Anchorage

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