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About Us.

Alyeska Hostel has been providing low-cost accommodations to travelers for nearly 40 years.

Over that time we have hosted travelers from all over Alaska, and around the world.

We strive to provide a clean, safe, and affordable accommodations year round. 

In addition to our Hostel style main building with shared kitchen and bathrooms, we offer a private cabin and a private studio. Check out our rooms here.

Alyeska Hostel Features:

  • Fully equipped kitchen

  • Bathrooms with Hot Showers

  • Comfortable living room

  • Great Mountain Views

  • Information, books, games

  • We provide pillows, blankets, and linens

  • No curfew

  • Off-street parking

  • Recycling

  • Free wireless Internet

  • Free local calls

  • Late check-in is available for Cabin and Studio Reservations

  • Credit card payments (3.5% fee)

About the weather here:

Girdwood lies in the northernmost region of the west coast temperate rainforest. On average, Girdwood's annual precipitation is about 70". Typically, May and June are the driest months, while fall and winter bring heavy rains and snow. Temperatures range in the 50s-70s for May-August, and Winter temps range from 0 to 40. The record high for Girdwood is 90, and the record low is -33. Winter snowfall in town at 250' above sea level ranges from 16 to 30 feet. Snowfall at Alyeska's upper lift terminal averages over 50 feet with some seasons approaching 75 feet of total snowfall.

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