Best Options for Lodging in Juneau, Alaska

11 July, 2022

Juneau is stunning any time of year. But depending on why you’re traveling to Juneau, you might want different types of lodging. You have so many options when you visit Alaska’s capital. To guide you in finding the best options, we’ve put together a complete list of lodging in Juneau, Alaska.

Learn more about the benefits of each type of lodging and leading options within each category to find an ideal accommodation for your stay.

Lodging in Juneau

Options for Lodging in Juneau, Alaska

Seeking out the best place to lay your head while in Juneau? Here are some of the broad types of lodging available and the benefits of each.

Standard Hotels

Juneau boasts 15 hotels to choose from. Some are economy while others are extended stay. You’ll even find a few three-star options to get added amenities to enjoy your travels even more. 

Benefits of Staying in a Hotel

  • Front desk team can help with inquiries and requests
  • Secure
  • Guests don’t need to clean up before leaving
  • Convenient check-in and check out process
  • Familiar experience for travelers
  • On-site gym available in some locations
  • Convenient parking
  • Pool or hot tub available in some locations

Juneau Hotel Options

  • Driftwood Hotel: 1-star hotel with limited accommodations, lower ratings but affordable rates
  • Ramada Juneau: 3-star hotel that accepts pets and has better accommodations but lower reviews for the per-night price of this hotel
  • Super 8 by Wyndham Juneau: 2-star hotel with free breakfast and decent rates
  • Baranof Downtown: 3-star hotel featuring a middle of downtown experience, but noisier due to its central location
  • Best Western Country Lane: 2-star hotel that is highly respected in the area and includes free breakfast and Wi-Fi
  • Best Western Grandma’s Feather Bed: a chain hotel with a bed and breakfast feel in a more secluded area of Juneau
  • The Alaskan Hotel & Bar: 1-star historic hotel with small rooms but in the heart of downtown with an on-site restaurant and bar
  • Four Points by Sheraton Juneau: 3-star hotel with expensive per-night rates in downtown Juneau
  • Silverbow Inn Hotel and Suites: a 3-star hotel with free breakfast and Wi-Fi with strong customer reviews but high nightly prices
  • Travelodge by Wyndham Juneau: 2-star hotel featuring a pool and on-site restaurant with decent customer reviews

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Extended Stay Hotels

You don’t have to stay for any specific amount of time to book an extended stay. Perhaps you just want the convenience of a full kitchen in your room. Or maybe you want to enjoy the washers and dryers available in every rental at our sister hotel Juneau Hotel. 

Benefits of Staying in an Extended Stay Hotel

  • Full kitchen in your suite to cook meals
  • Furnished accommodations without the need to purchase or transport furniture
  • All the benefits of a hotel but with the accommodations of an apartment
  • Separate sleeping and living rooms for added comfort
  • Ideal for larger parties traveling together

Juneau Extended Stay Hotel Options

  • Frontier Suites: 3-star hotel with an on-site restaurant run by locals with outstanding customer reviews
  • Juneau Hotel: 3-star hotel with free breakfast and Wi-Fi with full kitchens and washers and dryers in every room
  • Aspen Suites: 3-star hotel accepting pets and with a kitchenette or full kitchen in each room
  • Extended Stay America: 2-star hotel with higher rates and mediocre customer reviews

Bed and Breakfasts

A bed and breakfast offers a feeling of home without the need for an entire house and more affordable rates for short-term stays. These properties also often feature added services, such as breakfast being included. However, most units are more like hotel rooms or even smaller. They won’t have a kitchen or washer and dryer like an extended stay hotel might.

Benefits of Staying in a Bed and Breakfast

  • Short-term rental but with the feeling of home
  • Less traffic moving about the property since it usually only has a few rental units
  • Pick your rental based on the atmosphere you want

Juneau Bed and Breakfast Options

  • Beachside Villa Luxury Suites: 3-star accommodation with many suite formats to choose from
  • Alaska’s Capital Inn Bed & Breakfast: 3-star accommodation with outstanding  reviews that includes free cookies and wine for visitors
  • Jorgenson House Luxury Bed & Breakfast: luxury hotel in downtown Juneau with private event space
  • Auke Lake Bed & Breakfast: get up close and personal with nature at this secluded setting with casual elegance
  • Breakwater Inn: budget-friendly overnight accommodations with free Wi-Fi and room service but with questionable customer reviews
  • Pearson’s Pond Luxury Suites: 1 or 2-bedroom rentals with destination wedding services available if interested

Rental Homes

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When you’ll be in Juneau for a long time, you want to feel like you’re at home. Because of the way people come and go from Juneau for work, renting a home or apartment for a few months is not uncommon. You’ll have an easier time finding such accommodations in Juneau than you will in other areas. 

Benefits of Staying in a Rental Home

  • Larger living space, especially when traveling as a family
  • Furnished if you don’t plan to bring all your housewares and furniture with you to furnish an apartment or other long-term rental

Because home rentals tend to be longer-term, it’s challenging to put together a full list of rental homes. You might be better off working with a local realtor who offers rental services or searching on sites like Airbnb if you’re seeking a furnished home for rent. Just be sure you’re getting a good rental property by doing a thorough research and reading up on customer reviews.

Apartments

You might find yourself passing through Juneau for one reason or another. If you’ll be here for a few months or even a year, an apartment might be the best choice for getting comfortable and storing your furniture and other housewares conveniently. 

Benefits of Staying in an Apartment

  • Plenty of space without long-term commitments
  • Lower deposit amounts compared to renting homes
  • Private space that’s yours long-term
  • Bring your own furnishings
  • Studio, one, two, or three-bedroom options available
  • Might have covered parking or a garage

Juneau Apartment Options

  • D&M Rentals: choose from a variety of apartment types and the amount of space you’ll need to accommodate your visitors
  • Sluice Box: kid and pet-friendly apartment that can host up to 4 guests with a kitchen, family room, living room, and washer and dryer

Other Options

There’s also a hostel in Juneau, which provides affordable rates but with limited privacy. This is only ideal if you plan to spend no time at the hostel. In fact, you aren’t even allowed inside from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. And although it is listed as a family-friendly place, you’ll just want to consider how comfortable and convenient it will be when traveling with children. As far as prices go, it’s extremely affordable for families traveling together.

If you’re looking for one of the best lodging options in Juneau, book your stay at Frontier Suites. We can take long-term reservations or even extend your reservations when you aren’t sure how long you’ll be in the area. 

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