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Top 13 Airbnbs in Anchorage, Alaska

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.

Geodesic Dome Downstairs Apartment Outside Geodesic Dome Downstairs Apartment
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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.

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

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.

"Lazy Malamute" Downtown Scandinavian Style A historic and convenient neighborhood to be in
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"Lazy Malamute" Downtown Scandinavian Style

When you’re in Anchorage, you can rent this townhouse with two bedrooms and one bathroom for your group of up to five people. It’s a few blocks from the heart of downtown and in a quiet, historic neighborhood. It’s easy to walk to city amenities from here in this side-by-side duplex rental. The other unit is available to rent as well if you have a larger group. Guests enjoy the south-facing deck, luxurious bedding, full kitchen, Wi-Fi, and smart TV with Netflix. You’ll have access to all three levels of this duplex, including the unfinished basement with laundry machines. There are queen-size beds in both bedrooms and an air mattress in the living room.

Wooded Hillside Studio Apartment Your own private space surrounded by trees
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Wooded Hillside Studio Apartment

This guest suite is available to rent through Airbnb and is a good option for up to four people. The unit is in South Anchorage and surrounded by trees. It is about seven minutes from a grocery store and near a hilltop ski area and hillside park. This is a kid-friendly place with outdoor play equipment by the parking spot. The studio apartment also has a TV with Netflix and Disney+ access.

Cupples Cottage #4: Downtown Newly renovated and beautifully furnished
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Cupples Cottage #4: Downtown

Couples can stay at this 600-square-foot flat that has been recently renovated and beautifully furnished. It has one bedroom with a queen-size bed, one bathroom, a full kitchen, living room, and dining room. There are actually four one-bedroom cottages and a two-bedroom, single-family home available in this area to rent. Your rental includes an electric fireplace, Wi-Fi-, and smart TV. Guests can also access the center patio with picnic tables and BBQ grill, as well as the fenced backyard and front and side yards.

Stylish Home with Mountain Views Adjacent to Lake Stylish Home with Mountain Views Adjacent to Lake
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Stylish Home with Mountain Views Adjacent to Lake

Up to seven people can stay at this Airbnb that is a stylish, mid-century modern home with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Guests enjoy the mountain views from the windows, the stocked kitchen, and central location of the home. It is about 12 minutes from downtown and 12 minutes from the airport.

"Alaska Railroad Suite 201" - A Stylish City Loft Modern décor in the heart of downtown
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"Alaska Railroad Suite 201" - A Stylish City Loft

You’ll be in the heart of downtown Anchorage when you book this loft Airbnb rental with mountain views and free parking. It accommodates four guests with one bedroom that has a queen-size bed, living room with a sofa bed, bathroom, and kitchen. This rental spot is just up the hill from the Alaska Railroad Depot, which is a popular tourism destination. You may hear train noise, especially in the summer, which is something to be aware of if you are a light sleeper.

Chugach Mountain View’s Eastside Anchorage Everything you need to feel comfortable and at home
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Chugach Mountain View’s Eastside Anchorage

With this Airbnb rental, you’ll have your own personal space with a private entrance, two bedrooms, one bathroom, kitchen, and living areas. It also has an outdoor area with a grill, porch, and deck, which is a big asset in the summertime. From here, you can walk to stores and local restaurants, as well as a trail and lake. This is a split-level home, so you’ll need to keep noise levels down for the people downstairs. During the winter, you can enjoy views of the mountains covered in snow from the window. The Airbnb host also provides Wi-Fi and TV.

The Carriage House, Downtown Elegance with Sunny Deck A newly built and elegant space
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The Carriage House, Downtown Elegance with Sunny Deck

This newly built home is in the downtown area and three blocks from City Market. It sleeps up to five people and has one bedroom with a queen-size bed, plus an air mattress and floor mattress in the living room. Features of this rental include a kitchen with all the essentials, 50-inch smart TV, fast Wi-Fi, heated garage parking, and Scandi-modern décor. There is also a private laundry room on the ground level and a large, south-facing deck with a long dining table. You’ll have this apartment to yourself, but there is a detached garage below the unit that is shared with the owner. Pets may be allowed here with owner approval.

Lush, New, Modern Two-Bedroom Home by Jewel Lake A modern rental in a convenient neighborhood
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Lush, New, Modern Two-Bedroom Home by Jewel Lake

You and up to five other people can book this Anchorage Airbnb rental that has two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms for your trip. It is in a quiet neighborhood and just a five-minute walk from Jewel Lake. Everything is brand-new in this rental home and filled with natural light. Amenities provided include a washer and dryer, board games, a stocked kitchen, and smart TVs in the living room and master bedroom.

The Art House Studio Such a cute spot to stay in town
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The Art House Studio

This is a popular Airbnb rental unit that is cute, affordable, and a great choice for one or two travelers. It is a studio space with a bed, bathroom, kitchen, free parking, Wi-Fi, and TV. The Airbnb host also provides bathroom essentials, a hairdryer, and a private entrance. Long-term stays of 28 days or more are allowed here. Guests rate this place highly because of the nice artwork, good host communication, and location that is convenient to many things in town.

The Cider Shed Live large in a tiny, unique space
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The Cider Shed

Here’s a fun tiny house that you can rent on Airbnb for one or two people. It is a 280-square-foot space that’s within a 20-minute drive from Anchorage. It’s called the Cider Shed because of the host’s love of brewing cider from local crabapples. You’ll be at the back of the host’s property and behind the main house. This tiny house is near downtown Eagle River too and offers a fenced yard, private entrance, and deck with mountain and aurora-sighting views. It’s a bright and sunny place with basic kitchen amenities, a smart TV with Netflix, a modern bathroom, and a driveway with a parking space.

Downtown Portside Hideaway A peaceful retreat for your city adventures
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Downtown Portside Hideaway

It’s also fun to rent this Airbnb cottage in Anchorage when you want to be close to downtown but also away from the hustle of the city. The rental unit has a bedroom with a king-size bed, bathroom, full kitchen, electric fireplace, and large backyard with a gazebo and firepit. It comes with a parking space and two bikes that you can use free of charge. You will need to climb a few stairs to get to the patio and front door from the parking space.

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