Our rooms

One of our private rooms
Private Room-Single Bed. Up to two people permitted.

One of our 2 bed private rooms
2 bed private room. Up to two people permitted.

Our rooms feature:

  • Free cable TV with movie channels in all private rooms
  • Free linens/towels
  • Free WIFI
  • All rooms are shared bath

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About the hostel

The hostel in summer

How big is it?

  • Total 20 rooms, or 42 guests:
  • Three-person rooms: 2
  • Private Room 2 Single Beds: 6
  • Private Room Full/Queen Size Bed: 12 (holds 1-2 people)

Shared kitchen

Amenities, common areas, and extras

  • Full kitchen
  • Common room
  • Free Internet and WiFi
  • Clothes washer $1, dryer $2
  • Large freezer available to store that prize catch
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free Secure Storage available anytime during your trip.

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Comments from our guests

Chris from South Africa:

Nice place and great people!

Rachel from Australia:

Great place! The place should be the most expensive in Alaska, but is the cheapest!

Randy, an Ausie:

Stayed prior to our climbing trip to Mt McKinley and the place was great, too bad he was booked up on our return. See you next year!

Maria from Spain:

I have stayed at hostels in Europe and US and this is the best! Very clean and quiet.

Jonathan from Pennsylvania:

This was my first Hostel experience and it was GREAT! Joseph runs a great place, and continues to make upgrades, so be sure to book early because the word is out and rooms are going fast!

Martin from Slovakia:

Very nice place to stay in:) Although I spent only few days here, I had a great time.

Kevin from Germany:

I enjoyed the international atmosphere and the great price.

John, Minnesota on:

Our host was very informative and helpful. Lots of local information and saved us money on our car rental. You don't find hostels much better than this one.

Jay/Virginia on:

The hostel is very clean and quiet. Joseph is a very kind owner with a wealth of information about the area. I'd stay here again!

Quang Wang from China:

We loved the large kitchen. Close to grocery stores and with in walking distance to a nice park.

Dan W from Washington:

A great deal for the money. Great location for walking to stores. My 3rd floor room had an awesome view of the Chugach mountains! Joseph (owner) is a hard worker and always busy improving something for guests.

Alex, Canada:

The hostel is quiet and affordable. For those travelling to Anchorage: rent a car or bicycle for good sightseeing. Thanks Joseph, for helping make our stay in Anchorage memorable and fun.

Sameen from Canada:

An affordable, clean, and friendly place to stay. It's new and the very helpful owner, Joseph, continues making it even better. If I return to Anchorage, I know where I'll stay. Thanks!

Adam from Germany:

I have stayed at many hostels and if you like yours very clean, quiet and lots of friendly people then this is the place. Thanks for a nice stay and the helpfull info!!


We stayed here six nights in June 2006 and were extremely happy. It is a clean, safe and fun place to enjoy Alaska. Owner Mr. Gunder was very kind, friendly and informative. Sure to stay here again!


I stayed here several times last summer. I have stayed in many hostels and this one is very clean, affordable, quite, and you can actually have some privacy.

B. LeLeux/Texas:

It is clean, quiet & safe. The other guests were friendly & courteous. The owner did a great job in ensuring that every stay here is enjoyable. I recommend to all who are like-minded.

Jason New York:

Spent 1 week here and this place is great! If you want a place that is clean, quiet and you can meet alot of great people, then stay here!

Kent, Alaska:

Clean, safe and secure. Joseph does a great job.

Pablo R. from Mexico:

It's nice that you have added this to your website. I really enjoyed my stay and will see you next year.

Venise L:

This is a great hostel extremely clean. The owner,is always busy cleaning. It is very quiet and there no craziness is permitted. I highly recommend it. The kitchen is wonderful for cooking meals.

Jessica M:

I can't believe a bed is so cheap per night, no curfew and someone is available 24 hours a day at the office. I loved my stay and will be back.

Richard D:

First hostel experience. Stayed spring 2006, had a great time. Clean and inexpensive, well managed, great facilities. Meet a lot of good people from all over. Highly recommend.


It's a comfortable place with friendly atmosphere. The owner, Joseph put his whole heart into running this place. Plus, it's really a great deal. So book your stay in the Arctic Adventure Hostel!

Warren W:

Fun place for travelers, climbers and outdoor nuts to have a jumping off point into Alaskan parts unknown. A great place to meet folks from all over the world. Clean rooms and enjoyable atmosphere.

Jeff P. from Maine:

GREAT PLACE! If you are interested in hiking parts of Alaska other than just Denali, then go see these folks! The place is full of climbers from all over, so if that's you, then you should be here!


I loved staying there. Joseph is a great owner. The place was awesome.

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