Best Hostels in Anchorage, Alaska for Solo Travellers and Backpackers

Best Hostels in Anchorage, Alaska for Solo Travellers and Backpackers
Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska with a population of over 300,000. It has a very low population density and covers a large area of land. Anchorage spreads out over 1900 square miles, but much of this land is uninhabited and mountainous. It's also a port city in the southcentral region of the state.

The most dense and urbanized part of the city is bordered by Muldoon Road to the east, Rabbit Creek Road to the south, and Cook Inlet to the north and west.

There are a small handful of hostels in Anchorage that offer guests affordable accommodation with a nice atmosphere. Most hostels are conveniently located in the downtown area and the staff are knowledgeable and helpful. Hostels make a great option if you're hoping to save money and meet other travelers during your time in Anchorage.



A good hostel for backpackers and solo travellers.

Dorm Bed from $45.92
Overall Rating: 95%
1037 West 26th Avenue, Anchorage
Base Camp Anchorage is a favorite hostel for budget travelers and backpackers to Anchorage, Alaska. The hostel is conveniently located just a short walk from several great cafes and restaurants. It's also close to live music venues and one of the most popular breweries in town. If you need to pick up some camping gear before heading out of town, there are several great gear shops nearby including REI and Alaska Mountaineering and Hiking. You can walk to these shops in less than five minutes.

This is a small hostel that has a strong sense of community. The atmosphere is welcoming and you'll meet a diverse crowd of travelers here from both the United States and abroad. The hostel has both four bed dorms and a private room where guests can stay. Those staying in dorms are provided with their own security locker for their belongings.

This hostel also offers all of the standard amenities including free wi-fi throughout, public computers that guests can use, a laundry room, laundry facilities, a book exchange, and a shared kitchen.

The staff and owner here are very knowledgeable and helpful. They can offer all kinds of advice to make sure your Alaskan trip is as enjoyable as possible.


Private Room from $47.87
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 92%
640 W. 36th Avenue, Anchorage
This terrific hotel offers friendly service and cable tv. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Wi-fi, luggage storage, key card access, parking, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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