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The 10 Best Inns and Bed & Breakfasts in Juneau Alaska


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When traveling, some tourists prefer to stay in a more home-like setting. If you’re looking for the best inns and bed and breakfasts in Juneau, Alaska, this is your comprehensive list of options.

10 Best Inns and Bed and Breakfasts in Juneau

Best Inns Bed Breakfasts Juneau Alaska

Juneau is a well-known tourist town. With a population of just under 32,000, most of the city’s income comes from tourism. As such, it has some incredible rental options to help guests feel comfortable no matter the type of accommodations they are seeking.

Here’s a look at the best inns and bed and breakfasts Juneau has to offer.

1. Alaska’s Capital Inn Bed and Breakfast

With just seven guest rooms, the bed and breakfast is quaint with all the feelings of home. But the rooms are still spacious so you don’t have to worry about having enough space for your belongings. The inn is conveniently situated near downtown so you can walk to many attractions.

2. Pearson’s Pond Luxury Suites and Vacation Rentals

As a AAA Four Diamond Award winner for 12 years running, the bed and breakfast offers a few different room options near Mendenhall Valley and Douglas Island. You’ll be away from the cruise crowds and hustle of downtown to enjoy the wide-open spaces Juneau offers. The concierge services are rare to find in a bed and breakfast of this size. 

3. Auke Lake Bed and Breakfast

Get up close and personal with some of Juneau’s stunning nature landscapes. The quiet, secluded setting near the shores of Auke Lake is an ideal way to see Juneau and create unforgettable memories during your stay. With casual elegance, the rooms are cozy and designed for rest and relaxation.

4. Jorgenson House Bed and Breakfast

If you want to be in downtown Juneau in a luxury setting, the Jorgenson House Bed and Breakfast is for you. The luxurious accommodations also have callbacks to décor from the adventurous frontier days. The home was built in 1915 and later converted into a hotel with four guest suites. Each guest suite features a private bathroom and pieces of Alaskan history. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast included and an ideal location close to the waterfront, shopping, hiking, and more.

5. Beachside Villa Luxury Inn

Enjoy one of six guest rooms. All are well-appointed with modern amenities and a touch of elegance and luxury. You’ll enjoy a comfortable setting with scenic waterfront views. Some in-room features include a fireplace, a whirlpool tub, and a private balcony. Read up on the various room options and their amenities before booking because each is unique.


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6. Gould’s Alaskan View Bed and Breakfast

You’ll be the only guest at Gould’s Alaskan View Bed and Breakfast. The family built a 700-square-foot apartment into their home to welcome guests. The apartment comes with a queen bed and a twin bed to accommodate multiple travelers. Plus, you’ll enjoy a kitchen with all the items you need for daily living. You’ll be staying in a safe neighborhood near the Gastineau Channel. If you’re quiet, you might spot a bald eagle or other nature.

7. Alaska Wolf House

The 5,000-square-foot cedar log lodge overlooks Gastineau Channel. You’ll also have a stunning backdrop of the mountains of Douglas Island. The bed and breakfast has been in business for more than 30 years. Enjoy the Japanese Koi pond and waterfall for a tranquil moment while staying at the lodge. You’ll be one mile from downtown so that you can walk to many interesting sightseeing locations and be close to excursion pickup and drop-off locations. 

8. A Glacier Walk Bed and Breakfast

Stay close to Mendenhall Glacier at the Glacier Walk Bed and Breakfast. Guests say the host is friendly and helpful. The value and location are a few of the things that guests love about staying at this bed and breakfast. The room is above the hosts’ living space, which gives it a feeling of privacy and comfort. Outdoorsy people especially enjoy this accommodation due to its location and proximity to hiking, Mendenhall Glacier, and Auke Bay.

9. Kelli Creek Cottage

Enjoy a studio apartment built in 2002. You’ll have a view of the Gastineau Channel as well as Douglas Island. The cottage is located on Kelli Creek and is a quiet, safe and peaceful neighborhood. You can walk to many trails. The unit has a washer and dryer as well as a full kitchen with everything you’ll need to get cooking. 

10. Pybus Point Lodge

Staying at Pybus Point Lodge provides more than just accommodations. You’ll also have an opportunity to enjoy gourmet meals and tour options right where you’re staying. Enjoy fishing, wildlife, and more with an all-inclusive Alaskan vacation package. 

Bed and Breakfast vs. Hotel in Juneau

Best Inns Bed Breakfasts Juneau Alaska

As you consider whether you want to stay in a bed and breakfast or a more traditional hotel while in Juneau, you should consider the pros and cons of each. Here’s a look at some of those pros and cons to help you make the best decision based on your needs.

Bed and Breakfast Pros

  • Homelike setting
  • Local advice
  • Chance to meet new people also staying in the small bed and breakfast
  • A personalized experience tailored to meet your needs, only possible when hosts focus on a handful of travelers
  • Home-cooked breakfast in some accommodations
  • Often in a more secluded and quiet area

Bed and Breakfast Cons

  • Close living quarters with other guests and the innkeepers
  • Limited privacy compared to a hotel
  • More structured environment
  • Strict breakfast times make travel less flexible
  • No transportation to and from the airport or ferry
  • No excursion pickup and drop-off at your overnight accommodations

Hotel Pros

  • Transportation to and from the airport and ferry (often included in your stay)
  • Excursion companies pick up and drop off from most major hotels in Juneau
  • A private setting where you know exactly what to expect
  • Professional cleaning crews ensure rooms are ready for guests
  • Simple booking process with an experienced property owner

Hotel Cons

  • Less personal experience
  • Getting information from the front desk or concierge might include a wait because there are so many guests
  • Lots of movement and activity in the hotel lobby can feel overwhelming
  • Generally placed in a busy, noisy area with lots of traffic

An Ideal Hotel Setting

To get an ideal hotel setting, the best option is to go with a local hotel. Locals who have lived in Juneau for many years own and operate these hotels. They know the area and can provide a personalized experience much like bed and breakfast owners can. Their friendly teams undergo training to offer guests the comforts of a bed and breakfast in a hotel setting.

Juneau Hotel offers a full kitchen and washer and dryer in every suite to offer all the comforts of home with all the benefits of staying in a hotel. Book your stay now to enjoy your downtown Juneau stay in a comfortable setting.

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