Enjoy the luxury of jacuzzis, fireplaces, King/Queen beds, kitchens, outstanding glacier/mountain views, and generous continental breakfasts. Between Palmer and Wasilla on 10 acres.
4.0 on March 08, 2015
I stayed in one of the cabins and loved it. The couch in the living room and mini kitchen was great for people who want to eat on a budget and relax at their accommodations. I loved the location of the B&B, which was off the highway, but quiet. I liked that the staff left breakfast for the next morning in my fridge, so I could take off as early as I needed to. My only complaint is that I did not care for the breakfast selection I received. I ended up buying my own food for breakfast. If the breakfast were improved, it would have been perfect.
Thank you for sharing a review! I'm happy to tell you that we are very close to reaching for what would have made it a "perfect" stay for you! Last pieces of equipment for our new Breakfast Hall kitchen are being shipped now. Soon we will debut our new full, hot buffet breakfast in the new Breakfast Hall: eggs, sausage, potatoes, fresh fruit, a yogurt "bar," oatmeal with fixings, homemade breads and muffins, cold cereal and toast, locally roasted coffee, an array of teas, and four juice choices. I hope you'll enjoy the new breakfast when you stay with us again!
4.4 on February 19, 2015
We enjoy staying here, they are so pet friendly and we alway stay here for dog trials
4.6 on December 09, 2013
I appreciate your review! Winter is a beautiful time of year to enjoy our B&B and cottages. Thanks for staying with us!
5 on October 23, 2013
I wished that I had found this last year when I had a relative staying at Mat-Su Medical Center. Very clean and the breakfasts were very good and nutritional. They were quiet and private. Karen
Thank you, Karen, for writing a review. We seek to have a restful and comfortable place for travelers to relax, whether that's after a full day of outdoor recreation or like you, visiting family in the hospital, which is just a mile from us.
4.8 on October 20, 2013
Love staying at Garden gate! Karen takes great care of us. Very private quiet cottages. Very nice beds and linens. She thinks of everything
We enjoy hosting pets and their people! Thank you for leaving a review. We appreciate it!
5 on September 10, 2013
I recently spent 3 nights at the Alaska Garden Gate Bed and Breakfast. It was great. The room was very comfortable, clean and quiet. The property is well maintained. It was a little over an hour drive to Talkeetna where we did some sightseeing tours. It is also a little over an hour’s drive to the Matanuska Glacier. Anchorage is not a far drive either. So, the B&B is located in an area where you can easily travel to sites on very scenic roads. The host, Karen, could not have been more accommodating. She has plenty of suggestions for things to do while you’re there. Breakfast, which was prepared fresh at the B&B, was left in the refrigerator in the room each afternoon so that you had it for the following morning. This way you are able to heat and eat whenever you’d like! Some days omelets and muffins, some days quiche and banana bread. All were delicious! The room had a coffee maker too and fresh ground coffee and filters all ready to go. I felt like I was at home, with none of the work! Stay at this place, you will not be disappointed!
Thank you kindly for taking the time to describe your time at Alaska Garden Gate! Undoubtedly this will give future guests a better idea of what we offer. It was nice to meet you and host your stay!
3.8 on August 27, 2013
Nos alojamos en el edificio de la recepción. muy limpio aunque algo ruidoso. Se escuchan los pasos del piso de arriba. No tiene cortinas con lo que hay mucha luz en la habitación. desayuno escaso. Cocina completamente equipada. Si tuviera que volver a alojarme lo haría sin duda
4.6 on August 22, 2013
I've been to the Garden Gate B&B twice now and very much enjoyed my stay each time. It is an especially good location (at a good price) if you are interest in sightseeing places North of Anchorage in the Mutsu area.
Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! We are centrally located to the many activities to do around Palmer and Wasilla, in our area called the Mat-Su. We're happy to share info about how to get to hiking, rafting, flightseeing, ATVing, dog-sledding, birding, museums, restaurants...There's plenty to do to keep visitors going for a week or more!
3.6 on August 22, 2013
The room was large and had lots of country charm. The bed was comfy and relaxing after a long day of traveling. Could not use the fireplace as it was too warm. While there, Palmer was having a heat wave! A continental breakfast was in the refrigerator (Quiche) to be heated the following morning. We didn't care for it, as it had spinach in it, but we ate the bread, banana, and drank the orange juice. Karen, the innkeeper, was very nice and helpful. She also suggested a great place to eat and have dinner. It's called The Noisy Goose I believe. A lot of the locals go there and the food is delicious. DH had the Halibut fish & chips, and thought it the best he had in a long time.
Thanks for your review! It was nice to have you here.
3.2 on August 21, 2013
They are conveniently located near major roads. We were worried about noise at first but it did not turn out to be a problem at all. Our room was in the lower level of the main house and was well appointed with everything you might need. The wifi worked. We used the oven to heat up the quiche we were provided for breakfast. It does not have a sit down breakfast spread but the provided quiche, bread, yogurt, banana and juice was fine for us. We would stay again if we were near Palmer.
So nice to have you here! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. --Karen
Large King bedroom with jacuzzi/shower. Second Queen bedroom has a bath with tub/shower. Also spacious living room, kitchen and dining. Great for families or two couples who want to enjoy time together, but have two private bedrooms as well. Private entrance and deck have wooded and mountain views.
Bedroom and Private Bath Suite. Queen bed with single bunk above, and also two sets of single-single bunk beds. Economical private suite offers value for families or singles traveling together. If you don't need your own kitchen and living room, as in our Cottages and Apartments, you can stay for less at our beautiful B&B in our new Bedroom/Bathroom Suites..
Countryside, Mountains, Small town
Anchorage, AK (ANC) 34 miles
From Anchorage, go north 33 miles to the junction of the Glenn (#1) and the Parks (#3) Highway. Turn onto the Parks Highway and take the first exit, Trunk Rd. Follow the curve of the exit ramp onto Trunk Road. Go halfway around the roundabout/rotary circle and continue north on Trunk Road. At the stoplight at College Drive, turn Left. Go one block. At Old Trunk Road, turn Left. Go 1/2 mile to our driveway, where there is a blue "tourist" sign with a bed symbol on it. Come up the driveway past the cottages and follow the Check In signs to the front porch of our B&B/main house.
Historical interests, Lake, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Matanuska Glacier--walk/hike on blue ice, Musk Ox Farm, Hatcher Pass--lush nature area, Iditarod Headquarters, dog mushing, Alaska State Fair, Knik Glacier--airboat rides or flightsee, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area
Board games, Computer, Library, Piano, Videos, Washer/dryer , Choice of down or poly pillows, Choice of feather duvets or Vellux blankets, Slippers at the door, White noise machines
Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet
Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Flightseeing Denali/Mt. McKinley, Dog-mushing, ATV'ing in the mountains, Snowmobiling, Panning for gold, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Whitewater Rafting
Karen welcomes guests to Alaska Garden Gate B&;B, which puts to good use Karen's love of roses and northcountry gardening, and cooking. In her spare time she likes to cross-country ski, bicycle, and read about the Arctic. She has traveled widely in the U.S. and Europe, and has had Turkey, Thailand and the Seychelles on her list for a long time.
Sourdough pancakes with warm cinnamon apples
Generous continental breakfast baskets are provided in each guest's kitchen so you can enjoy it whenever you like. Each day, a different egg entree is included, such as quiche or breakfast burritos, and it's accompanied by homemade banana bread, berry muffins or some other breakfast treat baked by Karen. Your basket also includes yogurts, oatmeals, juices, and fresh fruit--either whole fruits or delicious cut up fruit combinations. If there are certain things you don't eat, no problem! Just enjoy whatever does suit you, whenever you are up and ready to eat!
Great pre-season sale on bedandbreakfast.com only. For Iditarod, skiing, and snowmachining, in March and April, receive 33% off. Call about great deals in May, too. When Denali opens, you can beat the crowds, enjoy early-summer wildflowers, and see more wildlife before they head up into the mountains to avoid summer heat. Take advantage of an "undiscovered" month in Alaska! While it may rain, daytime temps are in 60's. Visitors consistently say they really liked not being here at the same time as the other 1.5 million people who come in June-July-August.