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For curious travelers looking to learn what Alaska is all about, the city of Anchorage is a popular place to call your home base or launchpad. To make your stay in Anchorage especially memorable, you can choose to stay in a local Airbnb, such as a cabin, apartment, condo, full house, or RV. Here are some of the best Airbnb properties in Anchorage to choose from.

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Luxury Two-Bedroom Downtown Decor at Luxury Two-Bedroom Downtown
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Decor at Luxury Two-Bedroom Downtown

Luxury Two-Bedroom Downtown

Guests enjoy this home in Anchorage that has a private entrance and private deck for Airbnb guests. It accommodates up to five people and has two bedrooms and one bath. You’ll get lovely ocean and mountain views from the windows and be able to walk to downtown restaurants and shops from here. The Airbnb has a kitchen, cookware, washer and dryer, smart televisions, and plenty of free parking. You’ll love being in the safe, quiet, and prestigious Bootlegger’s Cove neighborhood when you stay here for your trip to Alaska.

Bootlegger's Cabin Inside Bootlegger's Cabin
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Inside Bootlegger's Cabin

Bootlegger's Cabin

It’s also fun to stay in this cabin which has a prohibition theme in the heart of downtown Anchorage. It’s across the street from the Coastal Trail entrance and Elderberry Park. Enjoy this private space that is conveniently located near all the best trails, restaurants, shops, bike rentals, and transportation. It works well for up to four guests and has one bedroom and one bathroom. Guests can use the onsite laundry facilities, kitchen, bath with dual showerheads, and patio while staying here too.

Bear Mt. Hideaway - Tiny Cabin Bear Mt. Hideaway
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Bear Mt. Hideaway

Bear Mt. Hideaway - Tiny Cabin

This secluded cabin is just outside of Anchorage and perfect for a couple. It has a small kitchen, bathroom with shower, queen bed, and a loft. You’ll be at the base of Bear Mountain and have easy access to hiking, mountain biking, and lakes. Summertime guests can use the firepit at the cabin and enjoy the wooded surroundings. This tiny cabin is in the host’s backyard and has its own limited water supply. It has electricity, a modern toilet, Wi-Fi, murphy table, small fridge, microwave, coffee and tea supplies, and a cozy reading nook in the ladder-accessible loft.

Deluxe Yurt Outside Deluxe Yurt
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Outside Deluxe Yurt

Deluxe Yurt

For a unique trip to Anchorage, consider staying in this deluxe yurt, which measures 24 feet in diameter. It can accommodate three guests and has a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower, deck, and Wi-Fi. You’ll be on a quiet wooded property where moose and bear may roam through. It’s on a private three-acre lot on the South Anchorage hillside with a large lawn and flower garden. The host’s cabin is on this same property, while downtown Anchorage is about 10 miles away.

Spacious Midtown Condo with Views Decor at Spacious Midtown Condo with Views
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Decor at Spacious Midtown Condo with Views

Spacious Midtown Condo with Views

You can stay in a condo during your time in Anchorage as well, such as this one on the border of downtown and midtown. This apartment accommodates up to six guests with three beds and one bath. It’s spacious with mountain views and a remodeled kitchen and laundry facilities. Your hosts live nearby and provide bikes at the Airbnb to explore Anchorage’s trail system. Guest perks here include onsite parking, Wi-Fi, cable TV, and a desk workspace. Pets are not allowed in the condo. It’s just an easy seven-minute walk to get to the nearest bus stop from here.

Geodesic Dome Downstairs Apartment Outside Geodesic Dome Downstairs Apartment
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Outside Geodesic Dome Downstairs Apartment

Geodesic Dome Downstairs Apartment

Another unique accommodation choice in Anchorage is this geodesic dome, where you can enjoy a semi-private apartment downstairs. This Airbnb accommodates up to three guests and has an eclectic style. It’s on a quiet mountainside by Eagle River, eco-friendly, a mile from the Mount Baldy trailhead, and 20 minutes from downtown Anchorage. It’s a great place to be for a feeling of solitude and mountain views. Guests can sleep in the private queen-size bedroom and single trundle bed off the living area.

Coho Cabin Exterior of Coho Cabin
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Exterior of Coho Cabin

Coho Cabin

Two guests traveling to Anchorage can also stay in this cabin with one bed and one bath in Anchorage. It’s right near the city center, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage Park Strip, and lots of shops. Stay here for a cozy Airbnb experience that’s about as close as you can get to downtown. Couples, business travelers, and solo travelers enjoy staying here. It has a fully stocked kitchen, hot tub that’s shared with the hosts’ second Airbnb, a fireplace, and television with Netflix and HBO.

Downtown Den Hot tub at Downtown Den
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Hot tub at Downtown Den

Downtown Den

This Airbnb property is also popular on Airbnb and a private apartment for up to three guests. It has two beds and one bath, close to the city center and offers a private entrance. The den is a subterranean apartment in a two-story home. Guests can use the small yard, washer and dryer, hot tub, and shared driveway spaces. You’ll also enjoy the retro-themed kitchen and theater room with surround sound for watching movies.

Tiny House in the Mountains Tiny house in the mountains
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Tiny house in the mountains

Tiny House in the Mountains

To get back to nature during your trip to Anchorage, you can stay in this RV with up to four guests. There are three beds and one bath in the RV, which is in the woods near the host family’s home. The RV’s kitchen has a refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, and basics to make breakfast. You’ll enjoy privacy being separated from the main house but also having access to the shared spacious yard, campfire area, and washer and dryer. This is a kid-friendly Airbnb with toys to play with and woods to explore.

Rustic Homestead Studio Cabin Inside Rustic Homestead Studio Cabin
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Inside Rustic Homestead Studio Cabin

Rustic Homestead Studio Cabin

Another top Airbnb is this cabin in South Anchorage. It’s connected to the main house on over an acre of land and across from a park with multiuse trails. This is an original Alaskan homestead cabin with unique touches. Bring the kids along because a pack-and-play is provided. Parking is available onsite, and there is a private entrance on the deck. Stay here for a sense of seclusion but still to be within minutes of everything, such as groceries and restaurants. It’s fun to walk or ski on the nearby trails and view wildlife roaming around the neighborhood.

Bear Tooth House Exterior of Bear Tooth House
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Exterior of Bear Tooth House

Bear Tooth House

Meanwhile, this bright and modern apartment on Airbnb is the top floor of a house and a great place to stay in Anchorage. It is about 10 minutes from the airport, has lots of natural light, and is nicely decorated with artwork. Guests at the Bear Tooth House can also use the small front and back yards and park in the two parking spots. The host has a basement unit as well that is available to rent out on Airbnb.

Luxe Downtown Guest Suite Living space in Luxe Downtown Guest Suite
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Living space in Luxe Downtown Guest Suite

Luxe Downtown Guest Suite

This Airbnb property is another popular one in Anchorage and puts you in the heart of downtown. It’s a block from bike rentals, the Coastal Trail, public transportation, and Snow City Café. This is a fully contained suite with a kitchen, laundry, bedroom, and bathroom. It also has Wi-Fi and cable TV. Guests who stay here enjoy the elegant Alaskan décor and kitchen basics. It can accommodate up to four guests and is ideal for families with kids or even two couples traveling together.

New Guest Apartment on the Coastal Trail New Guest Apartment on the Coastal Trail
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New Guest Apartment on the Coastal Trail

New Guest Apartment on the Coastal Trail

This Coastal Trail apartment is along the water of the Cook Inlet and near the airport. It has fast Wi-Fi and is a top pick among business travelers. Up to four guests can stay here in this quiet and safe neighborhood. It’s about five minutes to downtown and midtown in Anchorage and also about five minutes from the airport. The guest apartment is on the first level of a three-level home and has a private entrance. Stay here in the summer and get access to fat-tire bikes and tennis equipment. Local restaurants to check out are the Rustic Goat and Peter’s Sushi Spot. Other perks in this spacious unit include Direct TV, free parking, and radiant in-floor heat.

Aurora Retreat in Downtown Anchorage Living space in Aurora Retreat in Downtown Anchorage
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Living space in Aurora Retreat in Downtown Anchorage

Aurora Retreat in Downtown Anchorage

Although there are many more top Airbnbs to consider for your trip to Anchorage, this apartment is spacious, modern, cozy, and inviting. You’ll enjoy being in the Westchester Lagoon neighborhood that’s just minutes from downtown. The property is also close to the Coastal Trail. Couples, solo travelers, and small groups all stay here and appreciate the rustic vibe with modern conveniences. Guests can use the laundry room and the private driveway for parking. The bedroom has a queen bed, while the couch folds out to a second queen bed for extra guests.

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