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10 Best Vrbo Accommodation In Anchorage, Alaska - Updated 2020

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The breathtaking city of Anchorage astounds with the beauty of its fjord-carved coastline and the snow-capped peaks of the Coast Mountains. Surrounded by so many stunning natural landscapes, this Alaskan town is a perfect paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. From snow-shoeing to sea kayaking, there are so many ways to enjoy the dramatic scenery that envelops the city! Cycle through alpine forests and along the edge of icy lakes in Chugach State Park, take in the stunning panoramas of Anchorage as you climb Flattop Mountain, or soar down the slopes instead at the Hilltop Ski Area.

Hike along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and enjoy the salty spray that’s whipped off the waves in the Cook Inlet, then sit back and relax as you birdwatch from the boardwalk at Potter Marsh. For a more laid-back adventure, take a ride on the Alaska Railroad and admire the magnificent views of the mountains, sea, forest, and glaciers as they unfurl around the city. While the city is renowned for outdoor recreation, there is also plenty to do in town! Visiting attractions like the Anchorage Museum, the Alaska Native Heritage Center, and the Alaska Aviation Museum are all must-add items to your trip itinerary. These 10 Vrbo accommodations are wonderful options as you explore Anchorage. Read more about them below!

1. Perfect getaway house on the lake (from USD 145)

This sophisticated house is the perfect accommodation for a relaxing and peaceful getaway, amid the stunning Alaskan scenery. The three-bedroom property brims with terrific amenities, amazing lake views, and cozy furnishings. Guests can enjoy the property’s sleek kitchen, stocked with modern appliances, two sophisticated bathrooms, a stylish living space with a dry bar and home theater system, and three comfortable bedrooms. There are also plenty of ways to enjoy the beauty of the landscape! Relax by the fire pit as you lounge on the deck, or take a dip in the hot tub and enjoy the beauty of Campbell Lake or the Northern Lights.

Perfect Getaway on the Lake! Hot Tub, Fire-pit, Paddle Boards! Truly lakefront!
45 reviews
townhome 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

2. Two-bedroom apartment near Campbell Creek (from USD 125)

This splendid apartment is modern, elegant, and wonderfully cozy. The two-bedroom rental can accommodate up to six guests and has a terrific location near Campbell Creek in the center of Anchorage. The newly-renovated space consists of a spacious living area, featuring a television equipped with Netflix, a kitchen filled with convenient appliances, a stylish bathroom, and two bright bathrooms. Guests also have access to the washer and dryer and firewood is provided for the wood stove.

2-bedroom apartment on quiet street near Campbell Creek
30 reviews
Apartment 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Nice 2 bed room apartment
Excellent apartment with great amenities
Spacious kitchen large bathroom with washer-dryer Needs a larger trashcan in kitchen
The space was larger than it appeared in photos particularly the kitchen which we used to cook most meals during our stay
The only drawback was that the coffee cups were on the top shelf of the kitchen cabinets and my height is more suitable to the bottom shelf
Cleanliness:
The place was very clean and well maintained
Enjoyed the stay Clean and comfortable
Clean well-maintained; washer/dryer was a huge plus; quiet neighborhood
Place is well stocked for cooking and eating Very clean ample parking Close to downtown and airport
The apartment was very clean comfortable and had everything you might need
Host:
Caura was very responsive for any help weneeded
I sent Caura a message and she immediately got back to me and in the right direction
Alaskan Railroad etc Appreciated the comfy beds at night after being out all day Most impressive to us though
was how promptly Caura responded to a few calls before we even arrived
the washer and dryer were hugely convenient and communication with Caura was great
Location:
a few miles from Walmart Typical older neighborhood in Anchorage
Property is just 2 blocks off Old Seward highway about 15-20 minutes from downtown Anchorage
I found this apartment close to shopping but also easy access to downtown and the Seward highway south
It was clean and comfortable Close to restaurants and downtown Good neighborhood
It was convenient to all of anchorage with everything just a short driving distance away
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3. Family-friendly home in South Anchorage (from USD 234)

A bright and airy property, this stylish house is wonderful accommodation for families and large groups. The three-bedroom property is spacious and sophisticated and there are plenty of comfortable amenities to enjoy. Relax by the fire in the cozy living room, cook up fresh meals in the modern kitchen, and lounge on the large, outdoor deck. With three sunny bedrooms and two classy bathrooms, the house can easily accommodate up to six guests. The property is located in South Anchorage and there are plenty of shops, restaurants, and attractions nearby.

Family Friendly South Anchorage Home, Centrally Located For Your Ak Adventure.
48 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The house itself was beautiful and the pictures on the internet do not do it
The living room was fantastic with its giant ceiling and massage chair
The house (kitchen bedrooms and kids play area) was fully stocked with all the required amenities for a truly pleasureable stay
The property was a good size for 3 couples
and we were all able to sleep comfortably in our own beds having quiet and privacy as needed
Cleanliness:
The house was very neat and clean
Everything was available for use
The house was very homey
Host:
The owner was very friendly welcoming and easy to work with
he went above and beyond to help us during our stay
the owner was quick to answer our questions before we got there and checked in with us by email to make sure we were pleased Great time
Keith was a great host and very thoughtful
As a host Keith was responsive and informative extremely friendly and helpful Come to find out we even had a 'small-world' story or two with him which makes it all the cooler
Location:
The location is handy near the city and surrounded by lots of choices in grocery chains restaurants and parks Keith
It is located in a safe and quiet neighborhood; close proximity to restaurants and other local attractions
The house is situated in a very nice neighborhood
The location had easy access to the airport the downtown area and stores for picking up groceries and gas
The location of his property was perfect
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4. Spacious one-bedroom house with mountain views (from USD 100)

A charming accommodation for couples or solo travelers, this one-bedroom duplex is located near downtown Anchorage. The beautiful property consists of a well-equipped kitchen, a peaceful bedroom with a comfortable queen-sized bed, a cozy lounge area, and a compact bathroom. There is also a private garden that has outdoor dining and seating available. Many restaurants and shops are nearby and guests will be close to a bus line.

Fully Furnished, Central Location, Easy Access To Anchorage's Many Attractions!
44 reviews
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and we felt comfortable just hanging out there during our downtime
The bed was very comfortable
Considering the short notice it worked out great
Quick access to downtown and the base Comfy bed nice space
plenty of shampoo conditioner and lotion stocked
Cleanliness:
The house was so clean
Comfortable bed clean and quiet
The home is nice and clean and the bed was very comfortable
Host:
She had the place all ready for us (including morning muffins)
Michele is so kind and helpful
friendly neighbors and great VRBO host
First Michele was easy to work with and accommodating
when she found out we would be arriving late
Location:
Nice quiet neighborhood Enjoyed the house
a school a couple of blocks away
and we found the location convenient
The house is only 15 minutes from the airport less than ten minutes to downtown
What a lovely place to stay in Anchorage - part of a real neighborhood: families neighbors
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5. Hillside Anchorage home, close to hiking and biking trails (from USD 81)

hillside anchorage home, close to hiking and biking trails
Source: HomeAway

Admire the gorgeous Alaskan scenery when you rent this tranquil, hillside house! Located in Anchorage, the property provides lavish accommodation for up to four guests. Inside the property, you will find two sunny bedrooms, two sophisticated bathrooms, an elegant kitchen filled with high-end appliances, and a spacious living area. There is also a large deck for guests to relax on and enjoy the peaceful serenity of the surroundings. The house is equipped with four adult bikes and is close to the many magnificent trails that span the city.

Hillside Anchorage Home by Hiking & Biking Trails!
Anchorage, AK, US
29 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Everything about the place was comfortable and top of the line
We liked the fact that each couple had a queen sized bed and their own bathroom
The apartment looks exactly as it is featured in pictures
it has a fully stocked kitchen and pantry Feel free to use pantry items Everything you could possibly need
The place was big and roomy for 4 people
Cleanliness:
washer/dryer/soap Apt is very clean rooms and bathroom are
The property was beautiful and so spacious
The pictures were accurate - it was beautifully furnished and decorated Would definitely stay here again
Location was very convenient and centrally located for our travels around Anchorage
Rooms were open and spacious
Host:
The owner T J was extremely friendly easy to work with and gave great recommendations for restaurants
The hospitality from the owner is superior
The owner was extremely helpful and friendly; gave us a hand when we really needed it
TJ & Missi were great to work with and super helpful
TJ and Missy are absolutely delightful
Location:
It is a great location to get to any place in the Anchorage area
We visited that park a few times in the evening
The apt is very convenient to airport downtown and just about anything you want to do within a day's drive of Anchorage Only minor negative was weak WIFI which TJ has probably rectified by now
The location was great for where we wanted to travel and not far from any services the city provided
The owners live there and are very nice
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6. Remodeled Anchorage home with a yard (from USD 207)

remodeled anchorage home with a yard
Source: HomeAway

This vibrant apartment provides a cozy and comfortable guest experience. Filled with modern amenities and brimming with color, this recently-remodeled property can accommodate up to six guests. Inside, there is a modern kitchen, stocked with convenient appliances, three bright bedrooms, three unique bathrooms, a dining room, and a cozy living room. There is also a pleasant yard for guests to enjoy. The property is situated near Elderberry Park and the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and is close to many restaurants, shops, and museums.

Downtown Anchorage Home, 1 Block to Coastal Trail!
Anchorage, AK, US
12 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Easy to find in town
It is very roomy and comfortable
Large home suitable for our travel group consisting of 3 couples
It had wonderful amenities and was well stocked with items you need: dishes pots
The Kitchen was very well stocked with any equipment that you should need
Cleanliness:
The house was very clean
There are 3 large BR's with full Bathrooms
Host:
The owner contacted me throughout our stay to make sure all was going well
Arom was super responsive to questions though we had very few as all of our needs were anticipated and exceeded
The fireplace was a great feature especially for the members of our group who were from Missouri and North Carolina
This was a wonderful home base from which we were able to see much of beautiful Alaska
Location:
It is located in walking distance to many restaurants and stores and the trolly tours
the property has great views and the house was a perfect way to unwind from our day to day
We had dining options within walking distance
Downtown is only a small walk away
Three bedrooms and three baths were very much appreciated The downtown location of this house makes walking to the shops and restaurants easy as well as easy access to the Coastal Trail Two parking...
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7. Modern and comfortable townhouse

This elegant townhouse is the ideal accommodation for a large group. The cheerful and charming property is spacious and comfortable and can accommodate up to nine guests. There are four sunny bedrooms for guests to choose from, as well as two sophisticated bathrooms, a spacious kitchen, an airy dining space, and cozy lounge area. There are also many family-friendly amenities, including a highchair, a Pack ‘n Play, a stroller, books, games, puzzles, and toys. The property is located in a peaceful South Anchorage neighborhood and there are grocery stores, shops, and restaurants nearby.

Modern, Comfortable, Convenient sleeps 9
3345 Kendall Loop
townhome 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Beautiful condo near the Cook Inlet coast (from USD 139)

A stylish and elegant property, this lovely condo is wonderful accommodation for up to six guests. The sophisticated rental is filled with modern amenities and plush furnishings and offers a stunning location near the coast. Inside the property, there are three spacious bedrooms, a cheerful bathroom, a smart, modern kitchen, and a cozy living room. This charming property is within walking distance of many fantastic attractions, including the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, Kincaid Park, and Lake Hood.

Near Anchorage Airport, Lake Hood And The Cook Inlet Coast
48 reviews
condo 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was very quiet with outdoor parking off the street
The condo was a spacious 3-bedroom in a 4-plex
The only downside is no real privacy in this unit
The unit itself was wonderful and very comfortable
The only thing about this condo I did not enjoy much is that all windows open to the parking spaces
Cleanliness:
No issues and was very clean and comfortable
The unit was very clean and nicely decorated
Everything was convenient and as described
It is spacious and very clean
It was very nice and clean
Host:
The owner is friendly and helpful Satisfied and recommend
Craig was reachable and very helpful with any questions we had
We did have a hiccup when we thought we were locked out the first day
and it always works so well for us--
Checkin with keypad codes was quick and easy
Location:
The closest Walmart is not too far and neither is downtown
The location was perfect for exploring Seward and Denali
a little out of the way
It was easy to get to downtown Anchorage and other activities
It is in an average middle class neighborhood not upscale but not sketchy
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9. Peaceful home in the heart of downtown Anchorage

Elegant style and convenient amenities make this house a delightful place to stay in Anchorage. The property is airy and sophisticated and has a terrific location, near many of the city’s attractions. Inside this wonderful accommodation, you will find two relaxing bedrooms with large, cozy beds, a well-equipped kitchen, a comfortably furnished lounge area, and an elegant bathroom. Located in downtown Anchorage, this property is close to many splendid restaurants, hiking and biking trails, shops, and family-friendly attractions. Up to four guests can stay here.

Peaceful Home in the Heart of Downtown Anchorage 2BR & a new luxury 1BR Suite!
17 reviews
townhome 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The flat screen TV is huge
There is a small chronic sound kind of like a toy rooster that might be the refrigerator?
such a wonderful and memorable one
The rental has a very clean presentation to it and is larger in the family/living room and kitchen area than the pictures show
The space is larger than appears in the photographs and very roomy for four guests
Cleanliness:
The unit was very clean and the beds were extremely comfortable
The apartment was very well appointed quite large and offered everything we needed and more
We stayed with them while we were in Anchorage and were very pleased with the location and the apartment
Host:
We really appreciated how comfortable Tim and Lily made us feel and how willing they were to share their knowledge of the area
Tim and Lily were very accommodating
You went over and above to welcome us Best to you both
So much so that we are hoping to reserve with them later this summer
We couldn't have been any happier w/
Location:
It is conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance to restaurants and coffee houses
Located in a quiet neighborhood close to downtown
It was within walking distance to shops and restaurants and the start of the Mayor's Midnight Sun
They are located Downtown which made it very easy to walk to restaurants and local cafes
The rental is in a quiet neighborhood 15 minuets walking distance to the heart of downtown Anchorage and easy access to the main roads going out of the city
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10. Denali Suite in downtown Anchorage

This gorgeous accommodation has a wonderful location in downtown Anchorage. Located within walking distance of attractions like the Anchorage Parkstrip and the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, this rental has a stylish ambiance and offers accommodation for up to four guests. The elegant property has two plush bedrooms, a chic bathroom, a cozy living area, and a sleek kitchen, filled with modern appliances. There is also free street parking available and many bus stops nearby.

Downtown Anchorage, Denali Suite
10 reviews
townhome 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
A beautiful apartment with everything you need Very comfortable bed
Clean and comfortable 2nd bedroom is tight
We enjoyed the kitchen and large common area
Also the couches are worn out The curled edge of the rug in the one bedroom is a trip hazard
Also didn't like the lack of a place to put soap and shampoo in shower
Host:
the owner was very good at communicating which helped with arrival
We were visiting family for Christmas and everything was great
Something is wrong with the fill valve
There was the most helpful binder that contained all the information I could have needed about the area; Grocery stores
It was nicely located had everything we needed and the property owners were quick to respond to my questions
Location:
It's a quick walk to some of the best bars and restaurants
The location was great walking distance to downtown
The neighborhood was quiet and a short walk to downtown
What a great place close to downtown
no problems parking and quiet neighborhood
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The amazing beauty of Anchorage

Gorgeous scenery surrounds you in Anchorage and there are so many ways for you to enjoy this stunning area. With its fascinating cultural heritage, delightful museums, and a plethora of outdoor trails, there are endless opportunities for entertainment in this Alaskan city. From stunning natural parks to family-friendly attractions, Anchorage is a fantastic destination for relaxation and recreation. These 10 Vrbo vacation rentals put you in the perfect spot to explore this brilliant area!

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