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Alaska Island Hostel - Petersburg, Petersburg

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Alaska Island Hostel is a small, home-based hostel in Petersburg on Mitkof Island. We are a 15 minute walk from the town center, schools, harbor, stores, airport, the trails, and the Wrangell Narrows, museum and community swimming pool.

OPEN: May 1 to August 31, 2009

Maximum Stay: 5 Nights

Bookings: May Be By Credit Card But Payment For Stay At The Hostel Is By Cash Only.

Check-Out: Noon

Check-In And Office Hours: 5 Pm To 8 Pm

Other Check-In Options -Because The Ferries Arrive At All Times Of Day And Night In Southeast Alaska Inside Passage By Advance Reservation We Can Also Accomodate:

5 Pm To Midnight Check-In: Is Available By Advance Arrangements. This Require That You:
..... Check Into The Hostel Immediately After Your Ferry Arrives In Petersburg.
..... You Provide Us With The Name Of The Ferry You Are Arriving On, The Date The Ferry Is Arriving, The Time The Ferry Is Arriving And Where You Are Arriving From.

Midnight To 8 Am Check-In: Is Available By Advance Arrangements.
This Require That You:
..... Reserve And Pay For The Night Before (Date Prior To Mid-Night)
..... Check Into The Hostel Immediately After Your Ferry Arrives In Petersburg.
..... You Provide Us With The Name Of The Ferry You Are Arriving On, The Date The Ferry Is Arriving, The Time The Ferry Is Arriving And Where You Are Arriving From.

8 Am To 5 Pm: Sorry No Check-In. There Are Outside Lockers To Store You Gear In Until You Check-In Between 5 Pm And Mid-Night.

Travelers Arrive In Petersburg By Ferry, Plane, Kayak, And Usually Spend A Few Nights Exploring The Nature, Culture And Wildness Of Southeast Alaska Inside Passage

Hostel Rules And Customs:
... Men's And Women's Dorms, Sorry No Couples Rooms.
... 24 Hours Use Of Hostel Between Check-In And Check-Out.
... Quite 10 Pm And 7 Am (Strictly Enforced).
... Maximum 5 Nights Stay.
... Children 6 Years And Older Welcome.
... Extensive Library With Books About Alaska, Natural History..
... Guest Laundry (Fee), Intermittent Web Access, Linens & Towels Provided, Lockers, Reading Light On Bed...
... No Smoking, Drugs Or Intoxication.
... Check-In Between 5 Pm And 8 Pm (Or Other Times By Advanced Arrangements.)
... Staff With Local Knowledge Of Petersburg.

Travelers Tips:
... Always Travel With A Snack And Good Book As Flights And Ferries Are Sometimes Delayed (Or Even Canceled.)
... Confirm Your Ferry And Flight Schedule A Few Months, A Few Weeks, A Few Days And A Few Hours Ahead Of Time. Things To Change And The Sooner You Know The Easier It Is To Make Adjustments.
... Learn More About Alaska Travel By Reading Alaska Guidebooks Such As Lonely Planet, Moon Handbooks, Rough Guide, Let's Go...
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