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Modern Studio in the Heart of Downtown Anchorage

Bedrooms Studio
Space 387 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Charming historical 1950's building across the street from the Hilton Hotel

Cozy, modern clean studio with a full kitchen (granite counter tops) and plenty of room for your clothes. The closet is quite large. King size bed, and a loveseat in the main room. Large shower, hardwood flooring, flat screen TV with cable and internet.

The location just does not get much better than this. Walking distance to everything great about Downtown Anchorage. You just will not need a car. (If you have a car, you can arrange parking though "Easy Park" in the "Chinook" lot, which is right next door to the building) You can walk down to the train station, or right next door to the Saturday Market. The Iditarod race starts on 4th avenue, just one block up. Fur Rondy Carnival is next door. Get your morning espresso just steps out the main lobby door. There is also a sushi restaurant just steps out of the main lobby.

The unit is small (387 square feet) but if you like the freedom to cook some of your own meals, the kitchen has everything you need. It is perfect for two people.

This charming old (security) building is home to unit owners who have lived in the building for many years. They take pride in ownership, and respect 'quiet time' in the building. Exterior doors lock at 7:00PM, (so you will need to keep your security key with you) and parties do not really work in this building, so that means everybody gets a peaceful night's sleep, and everybody wakes up happy in the morning (grin) .

Breakfast is served on weekends at F Street Station, they have the most wonderful Eggs Benedict, and you can walk there in two minutes, if you do not feel like cooking your own breakfast.

Should you like to see the outside of the building, please just look on Google Maps and hit the "street view" option, so you can take in the whole, wonderful street. The address is 525 W 3rd Ave, and the building is green. Sadly, there is not much of a view, from our unit, we are next door to a building that blocks it, for the most part, but you can see part of the Ship Creek area, and you can walk to the action in minutes.

We hope you enjoy it, as we do.

More Details

Carrie Sandvik
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

About Carrie Sandvik

We live in Eagle River, just about 13 miles from Anchorage. We love to travel, and when we do, we prefer to stay in a place that has a kitchen, because we prefer to make our own breakfast, and enjoy an entire pot of coffee before we leave to go enjoy the daily activities of vacation.

We bought this unit so that we, ourselves, could enjoy the city. We have had a great time finding furnishings, and artwork to make this unit feel cozy. We are still looking for fun items to decorate the place, so if you see changes in the pictures, you will know we just found something new that we liked better.

We are new at this, but we have tried to stock the place with all needed items. If we missed something, we hope our guests will let us know, so we can do better.

We hope our guests will enjoy staying here, as much as we do.

Carrie Sandvik purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Carrie Sandvik chose Anchorage

Why this property? Well, we just love this old historical building. We adore the residents who occupy this place, and the pride that the owners take in this charming old place. We love everything about downtown Anchorage and enjoy our own weekends going out to downtown events. We love being walking distance to everything, unless I am wearing heels or it is really cold. In that case, we call a taxi to take us the short distances we are going. There is usually a taxi directly across the street at the Hilton Hotel, and they are more than happy to drive just a few blocks.

What makes this apartment unique

There is a tour planning business in the building, on the street level and they keep very late hours. We have not visited the shop, but we walk past it often, and it is open late.

There is a gift shop in the Hilton Hotel, selling small necessities and personal hygiene supplies, snacks and soft drinks. It is quite convenient being so close.


Downtown Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 387 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Single vessel sink in the newly remodeled bathroom. The bathtub was removed and newly tiled large shower was installed.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • It's a studio.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Modern Studio in the Heart of Downtown Anchorage
average rating of 4.7 based on 20 reviews

Lovely Condo Great Value

  • 4 of 5

The condo was spotlessly clean and had everything you could need for a comfortable stay. Location was great with everything within walking distance including the downtown attractions, shopping, tour buses and the train station. The weekend market was just next door. Comfortable bed and a huge walkin closet.

Hilda and Jim B.

Victoria BC 🇨?🇦?

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Life in the heart of Anchorage

  • 4 of 5

We rented Coeur de Ville for four nights this summer. A pleasant place to stay right in the heart of the downtown area with many restaurants (we liked Orso and Muse) and shops close by. A bonus was the weekend market a half block away.

The apartment was nicely furnished and the kitchen utensils were probably the best of any rental I have ever stayed in.

The only negative was the lack of any interesting view.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice modern unit in central location.

  • 4 of 5

The unit was clean and modern. Elevator access. The location cannot be beat. Across the street from the Hilton and near all the restaurants and train station. The owner Carrie was more than gracious.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Exactly What We Expected

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location. This property is in a perfect spot downtown (right across from the Hilton). No need to rent a car unless you want to get out of town. You can walk everywhere downtown or Mid-Town was just a short cab ride.

Being my first time using VRBO I was a little nervous, but this apartment was a perfect choice.

Carrie was great to work with and super responsive. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property for 2 people.

  • 4 of 5

This is an ideal location in the heart of Anchorage. It's within walking distance of some very good bars and restaurants. The parking pass for the nearby parking lot that Carrie provided is a plus. The only downside is parking is a bit of a hassle on weekends, but not insurmountable.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was great except couldn't connect to internet.

  • 5 of 5

Great just like at home the guys at the your group next to you were great also thanks for great time. Everything was close to walk to in town.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
15 Metres
Across the street
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
100 Metres
Walk up from the train station
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Across the street
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Car: not necessary

Across the street from the Hilton Hotel. In the heart of downtown Anchorage.


Rates & Availability

Downtown Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
August End of Summer
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. Standard Check in time is 4:00 PM. Standard Check out time is 11:00 AM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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