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Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Despite the name, it is not really a B&B, but a place with cottages and motel type units which serves an indifferent breakfast buffet similar to a Comfort Inn. It is off by itself a few minutes from the highway and about 10 minutes from either central Palmer or Wasilla. You should note that the address they give is misleading....

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

A three out of five "dot" score isn't too good... I'm sorry you had such an unpleasant experience. We created these new hotel-style rooms with bunk beds in our new Inn building for guests who are looking for value at a low price. We don't know of any other choices locally for $129 per night with private bathroom and also...

Dandridge, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Our entire experience with Alaska Garden Gate B&B was wonderful. We arrived after a long day of trekking the Matanuska Glacier, fairly late at night, but we were still warmly greeted at the front office and shown around to our cottage. The cottages are just wonderful! We stayed in a king bed cottage, and it was cute, clean, comfortable, and...

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to host your stay during your Honeymoon! I'm glad you got to experience our brand new full, hot buffet breakfast! We will work on updating any partner web sites that still say we only offer a continental breakfast. I'm glad you enjoyed some luxury and relaxation after your busy days glacier trekking and all the other...

San Antonio, Texas, United States
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a 2 bedroom 2 bath unit with another couple. The unit was very nice, modern, clean, and private. Breakfast was different each day with many hot and cold selections plus multiple juices, coffees, and milks. Fresh breads and more. Beautiful views, close to sights and resturants. Our 3 day stay was our nicest lodging in Alaska.

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're trying to offer a little of everything on our new breakfast buffet so we're glad you enjoyed it. The Two Bedroom/Two Bathroom Apartment you stayed in is our largest lodging spot yet, and it's a great choice for two couples or larger families who want together time, but not too much "togetherness", each with...

Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Clean, upgraded and excellent service. Although we had to share the kitchen in the room we got, it was a very quiet atmosphere surprisingly. Loved the breakfast. We will definitely recommend this place to friends that come to Alaska. :)

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hi Rosa, thanks for choosing our B&B for you and your family on your Alaska vacation! I appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback about staying in one of our new Inn rooms, and I'm glad you enjoyed your time here! --Karen

Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

This B&B is absolutely wonderful. It's quite, clean, spacious and the grounds it's on are beautiful with a nice view of mountains. Staff was very kind as well. I would recommend this place to anyone and would stay here again if I ever come back!

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hi Kiki, I'm so glad you found our B&B and stayed with us! Thanks for taking the time to write a review and share your thoughts with future guests! We try really hard to have each cottage, apartment and room super clean and to offer the best breakfast around! --Karen

Boston, MA
Reviewed 12 June 2015

We had a wonderful time at the Alaskan Garden B and B. Our first stay was for a one night stopover on the way to Denali. We enjoyed our stay so much we decided to come back for another two nights and this time booked a cabin. The facilities are brand new and spotless. Karen, the owner, is delightful. The...

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the detailed review of our B&B! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay--both times! It was a pleasure having you here. --Karen

Montpelier, Idaho
Reviewed 11 June 2015

LOVED this place! Fresh salmon quiche for breakfast that was fabulous! The egg part of the quiche was so silky it was almost like custard. There was a large variety of home made food for breakfast including banana bread and homemade applesauce. Very family friendly. Our room had the cleanest, most sparkling bathroom I've ever seen. Large dining room with...

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Hi Iris, thank you for the very kind review! I appreciate it so much. I'm so glad you enjoyed our new full, hot breakfast buffet! You're right, we're sharing a lot of what we grow and catch. The red currant jelly, black currant syrup for pancakes, raspberry sauce for yogurt, and rhubarb sauce for pancakes or toast are all grown...

Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Room is small but everything in a room is so clean and new. Two types: Guest apartment and individual cottage. We stayed at guest apt and it consists of ine queen bed and two story of beds. Breakfast is Best! Too special to explain in words. Omelet and salmon pie, yogurt with homemade apple sauce, etc.etc.... will stay again.

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

Sorry I didn't get to greet you in person since you arrived later, but I'm glad the room was a good fit for your family. You were actually in one of our new Bedroom with a Private Bathroom choices in our new Inn building (the ones we call guest apartments are within our house/B&B). The inn rooms are a convenient...

Reviewed 30 May 2015

Karen is great to work with, she helped me out in a bind with my Alaskan vacation. Her cabins are cute, clean, and modern. Bed was the most comfortable we had in Alaska and The continental breakfast was delicious - the best we had the whole time we were in Alaska, thank you Karen for a wonderful place to stay...

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Karen-GardenGate, Owner at Alaska Garden Gate B & B, responded to this review

We are happy to help, and we are glad it worked out for you to stay with us! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with our future guests, too. --Karen

Palmer, Alaska
Reviewed 20 March 2015

The cottages are colored in warm colors inviting you in. I was surprised that the kitchen was furnished. There was a beautiful picture of Alaska wild geranium by the front door that brings me a smile. The bed was easy to sink into after a busy day in Anchorage and the quilt that covered us reminded us of older times...

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Wow, thanks so much!! We are so glad you heartily enjoyed your time with us, and hope you'll find your way here again! --Karen

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Alaska Garden Gate B&B and Cottages, between Palmer and Wasilla, Alaska, just 35 minutes north of Anchorage. Take in the breathtaking views of glaciers and mountains while relaxing in the comfortable setting of your private apartment. At Alaska Garden Gate, we offer seven cottages and five guest apartments to accommodate the needs of everyone, from corporate travelers or international tourists. We feature Queen and King beds, fireplaces, Jacuzzis, full kitchens and living rooms, cable TV and free wireless internet. Additionally, a generous breakfast buffet is provided 7:30-9:30 a.M. Make our B&B your home away from home while you explore on day-trips in all directions. From everyone at Alaska Garden Gate B&B and Cottages, we look forward to sharing our love of Alaska with you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alaska Garden Gate B & B

Address: 950 S Trunk Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
Region: United States > Alaska > Palmer
Price Range: €86 - €168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alaska Garden Gate B & B 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Cottages in front have a fantastic view of Knik Glacier and the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles 866kathyr, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book early, for fantastic mountain views ask for the front cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles cagatravel, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The cottage has total privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles amtproject, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“quiet, clean and friendly”
 of 5 bubbles zoanneb, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cottages closer to the driveway have the best sunrise views.”
  • Sunrise over the Chugach Mountains.
  • Outside of our Guest Cottage (March, 2016)
  • Guest Cottage Bedroom with its VERY comfortable bed.
  • Guest Cottage Living room and Kitchenette. Couch folds out into bed.
 of 5 bubbles Jen99686, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
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