Hotel Captain Cook
With glorious views of the wilderness, an attentive and welcoming staff, and a famed fine dining restaurant, Hotel Captain Cook is one of Anchorage’s most prestigious establishments. Named after the explorer who first charted Alaska’s coastline, this stylish sanctuary offers contemporary adventurers the ultimate in comfort while being a gateway to the great outdoors. With an art collection dedicated to telling Captain James Cook’s story and boutiques selling the work of local artisans, Hotel Captain Cook celebrates the region’s heritage and flair for hospitality.
- Relax in one of 546 guestrooms, including 96 suites with stunning panoramic views
- Shop for Native American arts and crafts in one of 12 on-site boutiques
- Discover the history of Captain James Cook through the hotel’s private art collection
- Help yourself to more than 30 wines by the glass with the extremely popular self-serve wine dispensing system
- Work up a sweat at one of the state-of-the-art Athletic Clubs, or relax in the sauna or steam room
- Rent a bike and ride along the scenic Tony Knowles Coastal Trail that leads to Kincaid Park
- Dine on king crab, Alaskan salmon, and Kodiak scallops at Crow’s Nest, the dashing penthouse restaurant featuring 360-degree views
Feel pampered from the moment you arrive at this well-established, nautically inspired hotel. After admiring the unparalleled views of Cook Inlet, the Chugach Mountains, and downtown Anchorage, head into the city, as shops, museums, and fine dining experiences are only a short walk away.
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Decorated in sumptuous swathes of brown, tan and cream, each of the 546 classic and serene guestrooms provides you with splendid views of both charming city and dramatic country. Relax in your plush robe and treat yourself to upmarket Gilchrist & Soames amenities. If you prefer more room with an added dash of luxury, stay in one of the Executive Suites or enjoy a lavish Crow’s Nest Suite, which features blackout drapes and a location on a secured floor while offering access to the Captain’s Deck lounge. Day and night, you are treated to complimentary meals and refreshments in this exclusive space.
A concierge is available to make restaurant reservations or plan and book sightseeing tours. Business travelers have access to 14 different meeting spaces and a 24-hour business center.
Enjoy the hotel’s decadent and eclectic dining options alongside a terrifically engaging beverage selection, from expertly mixed cocktails to a wine inventory of more than 10,000 bottles.
Crow’s Nest – Every sense is stimulated at this penthouse restaurant offering expansive views of the city, mountains, and bay. Delight in AAA Four Diamond French and American fine-dining with wines from a cellar boasting more than 10,000 bottles.
Fletcher’s – With its gilded ceiling and marble bar, Fletcher’s is your charming go-to spot for Italian cuisine in a classic English pub setting. Named after the man behind the mutiny on the Bounty, this personality-rich restaurant offers hearty favorites, such as pizza, pasta, and burgers, along with a few tantalizing desserts.
Whale’s Tail – At this cozy and atmospheric eatery, share small plates and sip handcrafted cocktails, or try your hand at the renowned self-serve wine dispensing system.
The Café – Start your day with a magnificent breakfast, from classic comfort favorites to healthy modern options to Alaskan specialties like reindeer sausages. At lunchtime, delight in a variety of go-tos, such as burgers, sandwiches, and salads.
The Cubby – Early birds don’t go hungry at this hotel, with light breakfasts and specialties coffees made to order starting around sunrise.
Set up a tour of the hotel’s private art collection through the concierge and marvel at Captain James Cook’s dramatic Alaskan adventures. Browse the 12 on-site boutiques that hold everything from native art to winter clothes. Work out in the well-equipped athletics center, boasting an aerobics room, a cycling studio, a heated pool, and a Jacuzzi.
The city’s mesmerizing highlights are well within reach, including the expansive, multidisciplinary Anchorage Museum and the interactive Alaska Native Heritage Center. The famously breathtaking Alaskan outdoors is at your doorstep as well. Hike or bike along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail that leads to Kincaid Park, where you find locals cycling and jogging with their dogs in the summertime and cross-country skiing in the winter.
Hotel Captain Cook
Overlooking the Knik Arm waterway, Hotel Captain Cook towers above downtown Anchorage, making it the perfect home base to explore the city’s cultural, retail, and culinary experiences or get closer to nature by taking on nearby hiking or biking trails.
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is 6 mi / 9 km from the hotel.