Juneau, AK 

Alaska's Capital Inn

 
113 W Fifth Street
Juneau, AK 99801 US
(888)588-6507
(907)586-6507
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Rates: $99 to $275
Total Rooms: 7
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (1 review)

Description

Circa 1906. This American Four Square-style home was built of old growth Douglas Fir by gold rush pioneer John Olds. Olds was one of the first miners in the Juneau area after word got out about the discovery of gold, and he became the mayor. The inn is furnished in period antique pieces and newer Stickley pieces. A gourmet breakfast is served on china and with silver and it incorporates local seafood specialties. A lucky guest might awake to a treat like a smoked salmon omelet or a crab quiche. The inn has seven guest bedrooms. It is within the downtown historic district, next door to a park with a 100-year-old lilac tree, and it has mountain views. The inn has a yard with room for croquet and secluded areas to swing in the hammock. Its rear porch is a perfect place to eat breakfast or just relax.Publicity and Awards: Frommer's, Fodors, Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, Moon Handbooks, Best in Alaska 2003 Arrington's, HGTV "If walls could talk.", voted "2003 Best in Alaska".Location: Ocean Community.

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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $99 to $275
Payment types accepted include American Express, Master Card, Discover, Visa, Diners Club, Personal Checks and Travelers Checks.
Rooms: This property has 7 total guest accommodations with private bath, 3 with fireplaces.
The types of beds available include King, Queen and Twin.

Policies

Minimum Stay Requirements: Two nights in May-August, also requirements on holiday weekends, Jazz festival and Folk festival
Cancellation: A deposit equal to 50% of the total stay is required within 14 days from the date on which the reservation is made. The balance is due upon arrival. Guests are requested to please note arrival and departure dates carefully since they are responsible for all days reserved. No refunds will be made for unused days due to late arrival or early departure. We prefer and gladly accept personal checks for the deposit and balance. The deposit will be forfeited if cancellation occurs less than 30 days prior to the reservation date. There is a cancellation fee of $15 for all cancellations.
Pets: Innkeepers pets on premises.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Afternoon Tea and Wine.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Continental Breakfast, Continental Plus Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Vegetarian Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Snacks/Refreshments and Wine.
Amenities In Room: Modem Hook-Up, Cable TV, Reading Lamps, Clock Radio, Telephone, Television, Turn-Down Service, VCR, fireplace, hair dryers, irons and robes.
Amenities On Site: Parlor Games, PC, Copy Machine, Fax, Limited Handicap Access, Hot Tub/Spa, afternoon refreshments, bottomless cookie jar, tea and coffee.

Activities

Events Hosted: Meetings and Romantic Getaways.
Other Activities: Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Hiking, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Skiing Downhill, tram ride, wildlife viewing, glacier hike, helicopter tours, dog mushing, underground mine tour, salmon bake and brown bear viewing.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Twisted Fish, Hangar on the wharf, El Sombrero.

Historic Interest

Turn-of-the-century gold rush home, built by one of the city's founding fathers.
Historic Awards: National Register (Applied), State Register (Granted), Local Register (Granted) and City Historical Site (Granted).
Historic Memberships: City Historical Society.