Welcome to the neighborhood

Whether you’re here for business or culture, the Hotel Captain Cook provides a prime downtown Anchorage launching pad. Depending on your interests, the hotel staff can help arrange a variety of excursions, while museums, shopping and natural encounters are just steps away from the hotel’s doors. Or, you might stay put, taking advantage of the hotel’s own shopping and Athletic Club—or just drinking in the gorgeous views.

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At the Hotel Captain Cook, you’re poised to take advantage of Anchorage’s best cultural, retail and natural highlights, including the 5th Avenue Mall, the Alaska Center for Performing Arts, the Dena’ina Convention Center and the scenic, 10+ mile Coastal Trail.

Use Google maps to locate all the great things that Anchorage has to offer! Whether you want to plot your path to a business meeting or find a museum where you can spend an afternoon, our interactive map will help you start exploring the Hotel Captain Cook’s hometown.

Inside the hotel

A sense of history envelops the Hotel Captain Cook, but as you explore its towers, you’ll find every convenience you might need: 15 retail stores, business services and the Athletic Club.

Athletic Club
Function meets bliss in this separate men’s and women’s club, where you can both recharge and relax. Take a group cycle or cardio class, enjoy a massage or simply soak in the hot tub.
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Enjoying a meal at the Hotel Captain Cook can be whatever experience you desire: There are four on-site restaurants as well as 24-hour in-room service.
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Some of the finest services and shopping in Anchorage can be found at the lobby level. Our shops include men’s and women’s clothing and outdoor apparel stores, fine jewelry, gift shops, art galleries sundries, a barbershop and beauty salon. Additional shops and a Hertz rental office are located in the adjoining parking garage.

Business Center
Aside from the complimentary Wi-Fi and 24-hour business center with leather executive chairs, Captain Cook’s business guests have access to 14 different meeting spaces—several with their own commanding views of the Inlet or mountains.

Art Collection
Take a virtual walk through the Captain Cook’s art collection and marvel at the adventures of the Hotel’s namesake. Stained glass, paint woodwork, sculpture, and even Hotel architecture help to tell his story.

Barber shop and beauty salon
Opened not longer after the hotel itself opened its doors in 1965, our gentlemen’s barber shop and ladies’ salon have long been a downtown tradition for both our hotel guests and for countless locals.


The Hotel Captain Cook is located at the corner of 4th Ave. and K Street in downtown Anchorage. For detailed driving directions to the Hotel Captain Cook visit Google Maps or Bing Maps.

From Anchorage International Airport
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  1. Head East on Postmark Dr toward Heliport Pl.
  2. Turn left at W Int’l Airport Rd
  3. Take the Minnesota Dr ramp
  4. Continue straight
  5. Continue straight onto Minnesota Dr
  6. Continue on Minnesota Bypass
  7. Continue on I St
  8. Turn left at W 5th Ave
  9. Arrive at the Hotel Captain Cook

From North
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  1. Head Southwest on Glenn Highway S
  2. Continue on E 5th Ave
  3. Arrive at the Hotel Captain Cook

From South
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  1. Head Northwest on Seward Highway N
  2. Turn left at E Northern Lights Blvd
  3. Turn right at A St.
  4. Turn left at W 5th Ave
  5. Arrive at the Hotel Captain Cook

Need help?
Call our front desk at 907-276-6000 and they will gladly assist you.