Hotel Captain Cook
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
With a stay at Hotel Captain Cook, you’ll be centrally located in Anchorage, steps from Imaginarium – Science Discovery Center and Holy Family Cathedral. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Resolution Park and Oscar Anderson House Museum.
Make yourself at home in one of the 546 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.
Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities
Treat yourself with body treatments and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).
Food & Drink
Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel’s dining establishments, which include 4 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges.
Business & Travel Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
How to Get There
It is your basic overnight hotel. I would describe it like an old Hilton. We had spent the night here before a pre-cruise tour to Denali. Our impression is that pre-cruise overnight guests are a large part of their clientele.
One easy plug that I can give the Captain Cook is that they employ amazingly friendly staff.
This huge hotel is fabulous. This was our first stop on our 15 day Alaska land and sea vacation in August. The hotel is lovely and has everything. Cafe, restaurants, gift shops, boutique, and more. The room was huge and well appointed. The bed was super comfy and we had a fantastic view of the city. We were in Tower 2. The people were nice and gave us information for things to do in the area since we did not have a car. The visitor center is about 8 block walk and easy to do . There you can get free info and shuttles to many attractions. The food was very good but very very expensive. Most meals 25 and up. This hotel is in the center of the city where you can walk to many shops, boutiques, food and drink. We were there on a Monday and we couldn't get anywhere to eat without a reservation. They were all full. If you could make one as soon as you get there or before if possible during peak season July-August. Still expensive most places.
I got lodged at the Captain Cook while attending a conference. I used to live in Anchorage actually and while I knew of the place my only previous experience was many years ago attending a company party, but never a stay. My memory of the place was a pretentious haughty environ trying to be the four seasons of Anchorage, generally punching above its weight. In addition, I personally always found it a bit of an eye sore from the outside. But now, having actually stayed my opinion has almost entirely reversed. The rooms are huge, clean, and very comfortable. I prefer a firmer bed but the one in my 7th floor suite while pillowy was very supportive and did not sink into that typical spine killing hotel bed slump. The HVAV was almost like central heat with a thermostat that actually worked and an unobtrusive level of blower noise - not the typical under window blower monster one usually finds. Did I mention the room was huge? But personally I’d rather have sacrificed a bit of floor space for a larger bathroom. The toilet is wedged in between a wall with a door separating it from the open to room sink area and the tub, a very narrow space. Taller people will appreciate the about 6 and a half foot over tub shower head but points off for the broad fixed rain shower style head that someone around 5 to maybe 5’7” may find challenging to get an adequate rinse pattern. It may have been my corner location contributing but overall the place was pleasantly quiet at night and I actually got phenomenal sleep both nights I was there. I can see why cruise lines and air carriers lodge there guests and staff here. Well done.