View Full Version : Anchorage Hotels - Priceline?
May 7th, 2004, 04:07 PM
Any suggestions on good centrally located hotels in Anchorage? We are staying there for a couple of days after our Princess Dawn cruise diembarks in Whittier on July 12. Also, did anyone tried priceline for Anchorage hotels? What do you usually get and what is the area to search? I just booked Vancouver hotel via priceline and got Hyatt Regency for $65 a night. Wish we could do that well in Ancorage.
May 7th, 2004, 04:54 PM
check out www.biddingfortravel.com (http://www.biddingfortravel.com) it is the priceline bible and will give you loads of info
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May 7th, 2004, 05:19 PM
Thanks. I checked out biddingfortravel and looks like Anchorage is hard to get on priceline. Well, there is always hotels.com...any suggestions for good centrally located hotels?
May 7th, 2004, 05:27 PM
I tried Priceline last year for a May cruise (thought it would be easy to get in May) and it wasn't. I was lucky and was able to book Captain Cook hotel through Expedia for about $90 (my guess is it would be more expensive in July). This is a very nice hotel and is centrally located. Princess uses it with several of their tours.
May 7th, 2004, 05:35 PM
I would like to book it but it is $239 !!!! for July! way to expensive.... I wonder if there is anything else in a good location but for half the price.
May 7th, 2004, 06:28 PM
we booked Inlet Towers for $99. Hawthorne Suites is about $160. We're going end of August.
May 7th, 2004, 11:06 PM
There are some great B&B's in the downtown area? For a bargain- the Ramada is a good deal with the included shuttles- basic property.
May 8th, 2004, 11:52 AM
I checked out some B&bs but there are either not quite downtown or EXPENSIVE! Any reviews of the Westmark Hotel? It is available on hotels.com for $179 and seems to be the best downtown deal even though I am bulking at the price. May as well break down and book Captain Cook for $239.
May 9th, 2004, 10:45 AM
we used priceline to get the Sheraton for $50 a night last August and again for May 15-17 (next week)...it is not "central" but about a 15 min safe walk from downtown area....not bad at all in my opinion
May 10th, 2004, 08:43 AM
Thanks! Do you know if all priceline hotels are within walking distance from downtown? The area they indicate seems quite large. I would hate to bid and then end up in the boonies... http://messages.cruisecritic.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
May 10th, 2004, 11:37 PM
Anchorage is better seen with a rental car. I would assume Anchorage Priceline hotels will be in several areas? Go to www.biddingfortravel.com (http://www.biddingfortravel.com) and see recent win's.
May 11th, 2004, 06:30 PM
Gregbarbra: I will be going on Dawn June 7 and would love to hear about your trip when you get back and the excursions you took and any recommendations you have. You can email me email@example.com (from Modesto)