Base Camp, Anchorage

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Hostel Description

Base Camp Anchorage is a new hostel run by a community of world travelers who are passionate about Alaska and its backcountry. Ideally located in midtown Anchorage, we are a short taxi or bus ride from the airport. We are the perfect base for travelers stopping to rest and explore Anchorage, or those preparing for an upcoming journey into the wilderness.

We are conveniently located a short walking distance from numerous cafés, restaurants, live music venues, and one of the best breweries in town! For travelers looking to explore the Alaska wilderness and in need of outdoor gear, shops like Alaska Mountaineering and Hiking, REI, and Play It Again Sports are all within a five-minute walk from our doorstep.

Base Camp Anchorage welcomes all travelers, international and domestic, visiting Alaska. Our accommodations are clean, safe, and affordable. We offer comfortable dorm beds, hot showers, and private rooms. Other amenities include:

· Free Wifi and internet access on our computers

· Coin-up Laundry Room

· Free Lockers (bring your own padlock)

· Bicycle Rentals

· Free Luggage and Gear Storage

· Book Exchange

· Full Kitchen Facilities with communal fridge

· Ample advice on local sights, nightlife, and backcountry trekking options

We are a community of avid hikers, mountaineers, cyclists, kayakers, rafters, mountain bikers, rock climbers, and paragliders. Alaska's backcountry is our playground and we will be happy to share our knowledge with you.

The front desk is open from 9:00 am to 12:00 am. If you are arriving before or after this time, contact us ahead of time and we can organize an early or late check-in, free of charge.


- A $2.00 convenience fee will apply if paying with a credit card on arrival.
- You must have an international passport or major credit card to stay here.
- age: 18 years, children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Quiet time: 11pm - 7 am.

Location and Contact


Base Camp Anchorage is a 10 minute taxi ride from the airport , which costs under $15 US dollars. If you prefer to take the bus for $2 dollars, take the Route # 7 bus and exit at Northern Lights and Spenard. Walk 2 blocks North on Spenard by following the tall white windmill straight in front of you. Make a right on 26th Avenue and we are on the left at 1037 West 26th Avenue. This is a five minute walk from the bus stop.



Address: 1037 West 26th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Distance to city center: 2.32 km

Base Camp is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website Base Camp Anchorage
Phone Number: 928 221-3516
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Facilities and Amenities

Quiet Rest

Solo Traveller



Lockers in Rooms

Luggage Storage



Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Wi-Fi in Rooms

Bike Rental ($10 per day)

City Tours

BBQ Grill

Book Collection/Exchange

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms


Airport Pickup

Entirely Non-Smoking

Service Animals


Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (dorms): 12

Min. Age with Parent (private room): 12

Min. Age without Parent: 18

Note: $2 fee if paying with credit card

Checkout: 13:00 (1 PM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: 5 nights

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Reception Hours: 8 am - 12 am

Size: Small (less than 30 beds)

Female Dorm Only

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