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"I have stayed at the Econo Inn and had a very good stay. My only complaint is for those that have had a bad experience is. Quit your complaining and m ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 01 Jul 2008

Hotel Description

Hotel near Port of Anchorage in Anchorage

Downtown Anchorage stay

Within a 15-minute walk of this Downtown Anchorage hotel, you'll find Pioneer School House and Anchorage Museum. The Rooftop and Alaska State Troopers Museum are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free perks

This hotel features a restaurant, an area shuttle, and free self parking. Guests will appreciate free perks like self-serve breakfast and WiFi in public areas. Luggage storage and a safe deposit box are also provided.

Free WiFi, cable TV

The 41 guestrooms offer TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and free local calls. Safes and ironing boards are also available.

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$125* Per night/room Aug 3 - Aug 4

Junior Suite

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Econo Inn Anchorage ratings based on 11 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.0 out of 5 2.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 2.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 2.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Econo Inn Anchorage

Everyone (2) Couples (1) Family (1)
1 out of 5
This place was totally run down and is in a bad part of town. Tub faucet broken. Furniture was m garage sale stuff. Noisy street. Highly recommend you find something else

Posted by on Jul 25, 2021

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2 out of 5
I don’t ever write negative reviews, but this hotel was so disappointing, I felt I had to. There were people loitering by the door 24/7, there was no breakfast (free breakfast advertised) any of the 6 days we were there, floor had clearly not been swept before we got there, the room was never cleaned/trash never taken out all 6 days, road noise is terrible, sharpie writing on the walls of the room, there were people out in the common area microwaving, buying drinks, and talking until 2 or 3 in the morning, and the walls were paper thin and we could hear the room above us all night. I understand the need for cheap motels. I get it. This is clearly a motel that allows long term tenets who don’t have access to typical apartments. They don’t try and hide it. I was just really disappointed that the pictures on their website and all booking sites DID NOT MATCH THE ACTUAL ROOM AT ALL. I don’t mind that these motels exist, but if I had seen an accurate picture or a list of the real amenities, I would never have booked a room. It was just my spouse and I, so we stayed for our whole reservation, but if we had had our daughter with us, we would have left immediately. The real kicker was that one morning at around 7 a.m., a woman screamed so loud and so horrifically that we were afraid to leave the room and later checked the news to see if an attacked had happened. The moral of this story is, look for a different motel. Stay here only if you have to.

Posted by on Jun 19, 2021

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1 out of 5
I did not like that I booked a room online and there where no rooms avaliable.

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019

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1 out of 5

in a bad section of town

we had a bed, no chair for the table, refrig didnt work,no A/C. open window no screen

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017

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3 out of 5

Nice Place

I have stayed at the Econo Inn and had a very good stay. My only complaint is for those that have had a bad experience is. Quit your complaining and move on with your life. All Hotels make mistakes and learn from them.

Posted by on Jul 1, 2008

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1 out of 5

Worst of the Worst

Scheduled for 3 nights could only stay one. Full of drunks, desk clerk super rude, room filthy, no TP had to beg for some, if there was a zero rating that is what I would rate it.

Posted by on Oct 8, 2007

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2 out of 5

Econo Inn-They just bump you off....

My husband and myself were supposed to stay at the Econo inn in Anchorage on August 18th. Our flight was delayed and we arrived late in the night. Meanwhile we called the inn many times from enroute to ensure that there would be a pick up at the airport. Once we reached Anchorage we were told that the Inn was overbooked that day and told that expedia overbooked us etc and moved to the nearby Travel Inn. Firstly we did not book through an online travel website. Our bookings were made via telephenone talking directly with the manager and confirmed reservations were obtained. \nThe alternate accomodations at Travel Inn was in a vdespicable condition with broken bathrooms and beds. We were charged the same amount of money for filthy living quarters. We will never ever make our stay in Econo Inn and will advise our friends and family to do so.

Posted by on Aug 24, 2007

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1 out of 5

terrible experience

from checkin to checkout I had the worst hotel experience of my life. Rude desk clerk, smelly room, 1 hour wait for shuttle after scheduling the night before.

Posted by on Jul 23, 2007

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1 out of 5

Worst in Town

I just spent the worst night of my life in this hotel. Street nois all night, drunks everywhere, the most rudest staff on the face of earth. This place should be shut down.

Posted by on Jul 22, 2007

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About the Econo Inn Anchorage

Location 642 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. An area shuttle within 5.00 mi and an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) are available for a fee. Econo Inn Anchorage also features a vending machine, coffee/tea in a common area, and a front desk safe. Free self parking is available. This Anchorage hotel is smoke free.

  • 41 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • ATM
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator (on request)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) (10.9 km / 6.8 mi)
  • Train station: Anchorage Alaska Railroad Depot (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle within 5.00 mi available for a surcharge
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Econo Inn Anchorage offers 41 accommodations with safes and irons/ironing boards. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. This Anchorage hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and refrigerators can be requested.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator available
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free self-serve breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Econo Inn Anchorage has a restaurant on site.

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 3:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 3:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a 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

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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector

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

This hotel's policy is that guests between ages of 18-20 must show a valid credit card to check-in.

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

A cash deposit 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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector 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. Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment. Contactless check-out is available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • 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
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Staffed front desk
  • Guests are not provided with hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Cash Deposit Required
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: USD 30.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 10.00 per room (one-way)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 40.00 (subject to availability)

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

Hotel Names

  • Econo Anchorage
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  • Econo Lodge Anchorage
  • Econo Inn
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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Econo Inn Anchorage offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
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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.