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Hostel Office Hours:
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
(Self Check-in with reservation, and checkout allowed during hours the front desk is closed.)

Tel: (+1) 907-248-5036
Email: stay@alaskahostel.org

Spenard Hostel International
2845 W 42nd Avenue
Anchorage, AK


Read reviews on Trip Advisor, click here!

Let's Go: "Thumb's up!"
Lonely Planet: "Clean and very well run!"
Frommer's: "More like a commune than an impersonal hostel!"

But what do those tour books know? Here is what YOU are saying:

May, 2015 "One of the cleanest, friendliest and most laid back hostels I have ever stayed in! Thanks for a good night!" - CallyJo, Montana, USA

May, 2015 "Wonderful place. Great staff. Made me feel right at home! Thank you!" - Dan C.

May, 2015 "While I was only here a minute, it was an awesome minute! What a wonderful group of folks we met! Thank you for the kindness. I will definitely be coming back!" - Trish S.

June, 2015 "We have stood on the peak of Denali and sea kayaked in Blackstone Cove (Bay?). The best vacation I've ever had and apparently this is the best hostel in the world. I now think that is true." - Gypsys of 14K

June, 2015 "Arrived for the night and was welcomed by everyone at Spenard. Great place. Great atmosphere. Wish everyone the best of luck and safe travels. 'Born To Be Wild'." - Alex G.

June, 2015 "Spent an awesome time in Alaska and the Spenard Hostel. Definitely be back in AK!" - Peter, Switzerland

July, 2015 "This place is safe, the people are incredible - And you will have a blast! Life is what you make of it ;)." - Jordan G.

July, 2015 "Wonderful hospitality - on our way across country. Back to North Carolina." - John & Sue

July, 2015 "Came up to Alaska for the mountains. Spenard Hostel was a perfect base camp for gearing up. Drove all the way from New Mexico. We know it's not the longest drivers you get, but it feels pretty far." - Emmett, Clay & Wyatt

The quotes above are just a sample of comments left in our Guest Book which you are welcome to read and leave messages in.