Hotel The Alyeska Girdwood
Located just 40 miles south of the Anchorage Airport along the scenic Seward Highway. The Hotel Alyeska is a Chateau style property located on Mount Alyeskas ski slopes with ski in/ski out accessibility. The 60 person aerial tram departs directly from the skiers concourse, which is attached to the property and travels 2300 feet to the Glacier Express facility atop Mount Alyeska. With over 68 world class ski runs, non-existent lift lines and spectacular views of the ocean, it is easy to see why Mount Alyeska is such a renowned Alaskan destination. Towering trees and glacial fed streams make this valley a spectacular location for hiking, biking, horseback riding, skiing and snowboarding. Every guestroom has a view. There are seven glaciers that hang above the hotel including one tucked into Alyeskas own glacial bowl. Guests can view the ocean waterway known as the Turnagain Arm and the Kenai Range of mountains opposite Girdwood valley. Travelers coming from the cruise ship port town of Seward will find Alyeska Resort and easy solution to a pre pro post night stay. Though 35 miles south of Anchorage, Alyeska Resort is an easy drive with unlimited picture stops along the scenic Seward Highway, which has an All American Highway designation. National Geographic Magazine calls it /one of the top ten drives in North America/. The Prince William Sound port of Whittier is nearby as is the Portage Glacier and Chugach National Park Interpretative Center. In Anchorage the resort operates the Anchorage Golf Course, an 18 hole course with magnificent views of Mt. Mckinley /20320 feet/ and Mt. Foraker /17400 feet/. O Malleys on the Green is a great game stop for food and beverages and great views of the Alaska Range. There is also ample event and meeting space. The Bill Newcomb 1987 designed course offers tee-offs as late as 2200pm due to the long Alaskan summer sunshine. - Guests must be at least 21 years of age to register and must show identity upon request - The Hotel charges a Resort Services Fee of 10USD per room per day for all guests, which includes the following - 1. Wireless Internet in the public areas 2. Pool and Fitness center 3. Valet ski check 4. Local Transportation /Girdwood only shuttle 5. Local and 1-800 telephone calls The Hotel Alyeska is a non-smoking property.
Hotel Girdwood Alaska Backpackers Inn Girdwood
New eco-friendly hostel. Clean, comfortable, creative space. Full kitchen, lockers available, accessible 24 hrs. Interior creatively painted by local artists. Great outdoor setting, next to a pristine glacier-fed river and the Chugach Mountains. Since we laid eyes on the existing building, weve set out to make our hostel the most eco-friendly hostel in the world, while maintaining an excellent level of standards for value and comfort.From the recycled materials shedding snow from our roof, to the salvaged lumber handcrafted into new countertops, to the most energy efficient lighting we could find - weve fashioned a hostel that we hope will set a new standard in sustainability, efficiency, and comfort for hostels around the world.Visit us in the beautiful Alaskan Summer to hike, bike, kayak, and raft through all that Alaska has to offer. Come see the gold of the midnight sun and the bluest of glaciers, as well as the unique wildlife found only here. Walk less than the length of a football field to a river with great fishing, and find some of the best salmon fishing in the area only a few short miles away.During the Winter you can join us in appreciating close to a thousand inches of snow through the season at Alaskas largest ski resort, Alyeska. Just up the valley from us in beautiful Moose Meadows there is an abundance of nordic (cross-country) skiing trails just waiting to be explored.