Top 10 Vacation Rentals In Anchorage, Alaska, USA - Updated 2021

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If you consider yourself as an experienced or at least an aspiring traveler, then Anchorage, the biggest city of Alaska, should be on your bucket list! You’ll be amazed by the thrilling experience of the modern world’s lifestyle surrounded by wildlife, national parks, vast mountains and glaciers. Explore the magic of Alaska with one of the available tour options. Take a cruise or a helicopter, go on a kayaking or rafting tour, hop on a jeep or bike tours, or book an authentic dog sledding experience. Don’t forget to pay a visit at the Alaska Aviation Museum or the Alaska Native Heritage Center as well. Last but not least, you should definitely not miss the enchanting view of the northern lights. What about accommodation? We made for you a list of beautiful vacation rentals in Anchorage, Alaska. They are the top 10, they are the best, and here they are!

1. Stylish log cabin few blocks from downtown (from USD 225)

Your Alaskan dreams will come true in The Mayor’s Cabin. It’s a stylish vacation rental decorated with a mix of modern and traditional Alaskan elements. Situated in a residential neighborhood, it’s just a few blocks walk from the heart of the city, and you can check yourself into the home with a door code. It has bed space for up to four guests spread out in two bedrooms, and it’s perfect for a small group or family. Enjoy the fully-fenced yard and stay connected with the free WiFi throughout the property. Apple TV with Netflix, free street parking, safety features, pack ‘n’ play/travel crib, a bathroom, and kitchen essentials are also provided.

The Mayor's Cabin -- Downtown
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
218 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
definitely take her recommendations in her booklet on the coffee table
the bedroom is very comfortable and it was also good to have such a great communal living space
do not plan on getting a great nights sleep on those beds
the cabin is gorgeous modern yet still comfortable and cozy
we loved the native carvings on the bed frames
Cleanliness:
very clean and as advertised
very clean and comfortable
it’s clean and warm
super clean and cozy
great spot clean comfortable and great communication with becky
Host:
the host is very responsive
becky was an amazing host
she was very helpful and flexible with our schedule
becky is a wonderful host
becky was a fantastic host
Location:
very good location
perfect location easy parking
great distance from the park and downtown
perfect location and wonderful decor
fantastic location less than a mile walk to downtown anchorage
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2. Luxurious house with creek access (from USD 229)

Add a touch of luxury to your Alaskan adventure with this remodeled vacation rental in Anchorage. Its location offers easy access to the creek frontage and lakes, the Chester Creek Greenbelt, and its bike path as well as restaurants and shops. The creek is easily viewed from kitchen, dining and living rooms. It consists of two bedrooms with double beds and it can sleep up to four guests at a time. Get a relaxing bath at the soaking tub or a quick refreshment in the walk-in shower with dual shower heads. The large open-plan living area has plenty of comfy seating and a dining table, with a pass-through to a completely revamped kitchen with new appliances. This is a non-smoking house.

Chester Creek Gem is a ranch home on the creek and walking distance to Downtown!
16 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Do bring your own bath soap as there was none but there was shampoo and other items
This two bedroom is nicely remodeled and its location cant be beat
Host:
John the owner and manager of the property was wonderful to communicate with and the property was clean and well equipped
The updates were just as the pictures show The property owner was great in answering questions or just to visit with We all enjoyed our stay
We were first time VRBO guests
Location:
is only a few minutes away Can not image a better location
This place is close to downtown Anchorage and midtown
The property is an ideal location with a fabulous walking/biking trail right out the door
It was usually a mile or less to the best dining in Anchorage and no more than 15 minute drives to the mesuems and train depot
I think that gives you a bit of apprehension out of the gate
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3. Spacious house with sauna in a convenient location (from USD 452)

Discover Anchorage by staying in this spacious vacation rental. It is ideally located within walking distance from the city’s most popular attractions, as well as restaurants and shops. There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms for eight persons to share. A crib and/or a high chair for babies can be provided upon request. Among the amenities are a sauna room, a private washer and dryer, game room with a TV, books and games, internet, and an outdoor grill. Pets are not allowed.

Luxury Retreat, Prime Downtown Anchorage Location, Close to Coastal Trail
Anchorage, AK, US
17 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
(swing crib)
The kitchen was well stocked
We made many of our own meals in the well equipped kitchen
The house was very clean and comfortable with all the amenities of home
This 2 story condo was clean and offered our group room to spread out There are two living areas one on each floor as well as bedrooms on each floor
Cleanliness:
The place was very clean and comfortable
The rooms were all a nice size and the entire house was very clean
We enjoyed the place; it was spotless and exactly as described in the ad
Host:
All arrangements were easy Owner is very accommodating and professional
Owner was very nice and brought us homemade cookies
The owner was easy to work with and responsive
that Irina left for us helped us out-of towners get settled in and checked out quickly I would give our experience a 10/10 rating
Irina was a pleasure to work with and things could not have gone more smooth
Location:
Within a few minutes from downtown
Property is well located easy to get downtown and easy jumping off spot for Denali Kenai or
The house is in great shape newly remodeled
and we rented this great place to show my visiting cousins around Anchorage and places north of town
The condo is located near a grocery store and fabulous bakery
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4. Downtown apartment with a kitchen (from USD 70)

Following a classic decoration style, this vacation rental is available for rent downtown in Anchorage. It can sleep up to four people within its two bedrooms. Long-term renters are also welcome. A TV, a DVD player, internet, and music library are available for indoor entertainment. A washer and dryer facilities are shared with the other three units just down the hall. Linens, blankets, and towels are also provided. There is plenty of off-street parking for your vehicle. Your pets can follow you here as well.

Downtown Turnkey 2 Bedroom Apartment! Off-Street Parking Included
4 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was great to find out the internet
so you'll feel like you're at home again after a long travel if coming out of state like me
Apartment is well furnished with kitchen needs and bedrooms
the apartment used codes so that you don't have to worry about meeting at a particular time to collect keys Upon entering the first thing that you'll notice
is that the place is very clean
Cleanliness:
I really enjoyed the relatively full compliment of amenities (electric tea kettle pots and pans spices) and the clean condition they're kept in
Host:
He made sure all questions were answered and that our needs were met
Owner answered all inquiries very quickly and was very friendly
couldn't have gone easier
All the needed amenities are there even dish soap and other everyday items that you would forget about needing on a vacation until you saw them Since i was there for school
You never know what you are getting into until you finally arrive at your stay
Location:
Property was located within easy walking distance of downtown
Had a wonderful stay at this location Easy access to midtown and downtown areas
The place was easy to get to with convenient parking Entry to the building and
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5. Recently renovated with a rooftop barbecue deck

The nearby dining options, shopping spots and a variety of ski slopes, tennis and golf courts, guarantee a great location for this vacation rental in Alaska’s Anchorage. It’s spacious enough for four guests and it offers a barbecue deck at the rooftop where you can enjoy the magnificent view of the Chugach mountains. A fireplace, a washer and dryer, a highchair for dining, internet, and a fully-equipped kitchen, are also available.

Rooftop BBQ Deck, Views, Newly Renovated!
1 review  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

6. Charming house perfect for small groups

This vacation rental is ideal if you’re planning frequent short trips downtown for shopping and entertainment. You won’t even need a car! Maximum of four guests can sleep within the two bedrooms, and share the two bathrooms of the house. It has plenty of natural light, an upstairs loft, a TV, internet, a Viking-style kitchen, and a private deck with a fire-pit, a propane heater, and a grill. Plenty off-street parking is also available.

Explorer's Escape Downtown
13 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need
The living room is charming
It is cozy comfortable and really close to everything
The upstairs bedroom had 2 twin beds with minimal covers on each bed and no pillows anywhere to be found
Second bedroom is upstairs and second bath is 2 flights down in the basement
Cleanliness:
The ad states that there are 2 bathrooms in the house
The decor is thoughtful and lovely
The property managers were great
Host:
So be careful and be aware
Quick reply when needing to book as well Easy access to the airport We would stay here again
Will definitely do the same neighborhood again Love Fire Island Bakery
The host and the property manager were responsive
so layout is better suited to one small family or one person / couple than to friends traveling in a group
Location:
Downtown is a 15 minute walk to great restaurants
The bakery near by is amazing Local grocery in walking distance
a cook could want Across the street from a local bakery/coffee shop and a short walk downtown
There is a wonderful bakery across the street
We loved the location of this house
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7. Downtown condo ideal for couples

The best way to explore a city is by staying in the heart of it. If you agree, this vacation rental in Anchorage is made for you! Beautiful in its simplicity, with a maximum capacity of three people. It has one bedroom with a queen-sized bed, and one sleeper sofa in the living room. There are plenty of places around that you can access by walking, driving or cycling, from bistros, pubs, and markets, to national museums and wildlife watching spots. Free parking, an elevator, a cable TV, WiFi, and a full bath are also available.

Heart of downtown w/access to your Alaska Adventur
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Three-story high-end townhouse with an alarm system

Ideal for large groups up to 12 guests, this three-story townhouse has an advanced security system, three bedrooms, and three bathrooms with a hot tub and a Japanese soaking tub. Kids will love the slide (yes slide) that connects the loft with the lower level of the house. Pets are also welcome as long as they are trained and you can ask for prior approval. Other amenities include free high-speed internet, a cable TV, a gas fireplace, a washer and dryer, a coffee machine and coffee pods, a hair dryer, linens and towels, and a microwave.

Beautiful High End Downtown TownHome
140 W 10th Ave. Unit #1
townhome 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

9. Cozy cabin with hot tub

This unique cottage has all the amenities you need for a pleasant stay, just for the two of you. It’s the perfect size for up to two persons, as there is only one bedroom, making it ideal for a romantic getaway, solo travelers or even business trips. It’s secluded, yet near to everything you need or desire. Delightfully decorated to imitate the true feel of the local Alaskan lifestyle, it has an outdoor hot tub which is shared with the host’s second Airbnb, a private entrance, WiFi, a laptop friendly space, and free parking. Hot water, kitchen, bed and bath essentials are also provided. Long-term renters are welcome.

Coho Cabin-Your private home in Downtown Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
301 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed and couch :)
only thing to note is the fireplace is really an electric heater that looks like a stove
super comfy lounge with tv setup with streaming services good wifi throughout
the dinner table is pretty small and you have to sit on bar stools to eat
the hot tub is divine and the breakfast nook is adorable
Cleanliness:
it was clean quiet and cozy
the place was very clean when we arrived and decorated thoughtfully
very cozy and clean and private
great place very convenient and clean
fun clean spot for a night in downtown anchorage
Host:
the hosts were helpful and kind
nice host comfy check in
lacy was helpful with getting us checked in too
great hosts with prompt communication
hosts are very friendly and place is comfortable
Location:
sweet little spot close to everything
great location fun decor convenient wander to downtown
great location and highly recommended
great cabin downtown close to all you need
fun space and great location
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10. Spacious studio in central location

Situated in an ideal location, staying in this vacation rental makes it easy for you to explore Anchorage at its best! There is only one spacious room available which includes everything, a double bed, one sofa bed perfect for two, a dining area and a kitchen. The host lives nearby and would be glad to give you tips on local trails, restaurants, etc. Free street parking, towels, bed sheets, hangers, and hot water are also provided.

11th Ave Studio
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
166 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this home is super comfortable with great views in every direction
the roomy interior is a bonus allowing enough room to stretch out for morning yoga
as described the place is cozy full of light comfortable and has every thing needed in the kitchen
it's nice to be a in a real neighborhood instead of an anyomous hotel room
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
nice clean and comfortable place
the studio was very clean and comfortable
the space was very clean and tidy
clean spaceous studio in a quiet neighborhood
Host:
host are very thoughtful
hosts were very friendly and helpful
private entrance a plus hosts were super accommodating even when we locked ourselves out
michelle and evan are great host
the hosts are very friendly and made check in very easy
Location:
location is pretty quiet
excellent location can walk to downtown
the location was also great
great place close to many different things
great location near downtown and westchester lagoon
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Ready for a vacation to Anchorage, Alaska

Pack your toothbrush, gather family or friends and begin your journey to Alaska! Enjoy all the thrilling adventures that Anchorage has to offer, including the breathtaking water, mountains, and wildlife views by staying in one of the top vacation rentals mentioned above.

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