Spenard Hostel International
Besides dormitory and camping accommodation, Spenard Hostel has a large yard with a barbecue and plenty of lawn furniture to enjoy during the long sunny days.
We are happy to offer free coffee, tea, and hot cocoa, as well as make-it-yourself breakfast (pancake/waffle mix, syrup, and oatmeal) and host weekly potluck dinners.
We have plenty of space to spread out, including 3 fully stocked kitchens, 3 common areas (one for conversation, a library for book exchange and using computers, and a TV room) and 4 home style bathrooms.
We are happy to offer bike rentals to help you further explore the city. Our coin operated laundry includes free detergent. We have free WI-FI and pay kiosk computers available.
Free bag storage is available to our guests, as well as inexpensive long term storage if you need to leave some things behind.
We also offer a bear spray and camp fuel exchange, and host what one guest called 'the best free bin in the state of Alaska.'
Cancellation Policy: 2 days before arrival
Reception Hours / Check In:
9am-11pm (peak season, self check-in during off season)
24 hour check-in is always available with advance reservation. Please contact us beforehand!
Check Out: 12.00 noon
Method of Payment upon arrival: Credit Cards, Debit Cards and Cash.
Breakfast is included.
Taxes are included.
CVC code and postal code required to finalize booking.
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
CVC code is require to finalize booking.
Cancellation Policy: 2 days before arrival.
Reception Hours / Check In:
9.00 am � 1.00 pm.
7.00 pm � 11.00 pm.
24 hour check-in is always available with advance reservation. Please contact us beforehand!.
Check Out: 12.00 noon.
Method of Payment upon arrival: Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Cash.
Breakfast is not included.
Taxes are not included.
We are not able to accommodate children less than 12 years of age.
We do not allow alcohol on our property, but we are happy to suggest a number of great places for you to go out and have a drink.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the airport:
By car: From International Airport Road, turn left at the light on Spenard Road. Go through the light on Wisconsin, and turn left. Turn again just past McDonald's. Make a quick left onto W 42nd, and we are located halfway down the block on the right side in a green and purple building with a mural on the front.
By bus: Take the #7 bus to the stop just past Spenard and Wisconsin (Anchorage bus drivers are very helpful--let them know you're heading for the hostel.) From the stop, cross Spenard Road (there is an under street crossing if traffic is heavy) and continue onto Turnagain. Take the first left onto W 42nd and walk halfway down the block to 2845, on the right hand side.
A taxi from the airport will cost $7-10.
Spenard Hostel is located on a quiet residential street in the historic Spenard neighborhood, with easy access to downtown as well as Anchorage's extensive trail system. Several restaurants and bars are within walking distance, as well as scenic Lake Hood, one of the busiest water landing airports in the world.