often asked Questions
just call us by 10AM three days before you need to
and we waive
any fees - except those of reservation companies, if
(7 days for
more than one room or multiple days for room)
(30 days if
you take the whole house - or 5+ rooms in a 3 day
- 6 pm is preferred
- Not later than 9 pm - your terms of room rental may
change or be cancelled
Driving? If you pass through Glennallen
(Mile 115 Richardson Highway) after 4pm, please call us,
so we know when to be available to check you in
ask for 5 minutes of your time
you first arrive in Valdez
check you in
and give you your house and room keys. We can visit
later if you are in a hurry. However, guests must check
in by 9 pm, or there is a surcharge of $35 (if the room
is still held for you) and
rates apply plus tax on all rooms during stay.
Seldom can we take arrivals
after 9 pm.
A bed and breakfast home has courtesy hours that hotels
and day rental units do not have.
what if I don't like my room?
Arrive by 6 pm & if the room is not what you expected or
what you need, you are free to go elsewhere - No penalty
whatsoever. We may even have another room or rental to
offer. After 6 pm, however, we have to charge 50% of
the first night's booking as there will be little
probability of re-renting the room that night. Same
would be true for after 6 pm cancellations - even if
weather related or transportation issues beyond your
First question asked us is,
"Where to eat?"
one of your meals you should consider Mike's Pizza
Harbor Drive - Nice restaurant atmosphere, Good Food
selections, including baked Halibut in a butter sauce,
reasonably priced food (for Alaska)
Bistro is also a good choice, but higher in price
Second question, Where to do Laundry?
Best place is behind the "Capt Joe's'
where people buy gas.
Lots of newer machines,
& you can do all the laundry at once. There is no 'on
site' laundry facility for public use
we need a ride?
We have a good taxi
service; call 835-2500
Base price is $12 for
someplace in town
going to be like tomorrow?
We have a 24 hour
federal weather service in town. Call 835-4505 or watch
the weather channel on Channel 25
Breakfast DISHES? When you are
done eating breakfast, please just stack the dishes in
the sink. We prefer to take care of them
usually have checked out by 11am
as we can't do our
work while guest are still in the house;
and we have to get
ready for the next guests.
We can hold bags in
If there is need to
arrange a late check out,
it is $35 add on fee
per each 2 hours add on.
minor cooking privileges are included with your stay,
full meals at
lunch or dinner, however, are an add on fee of $25 per
day per group. Please leave the kitchen as you found
Quiet time is
between 10 pm and 6 am. If you come and go during these
hours, please be considerate of other quests. No
cooking or showering or TV in the living room (unless
the sound is turned down low. Speak softly in the
living room then, as a guest may be sleeping downstairs.
Smoking outside only; Thank you
Nice front &
rear covered porches for outside smoking ... & No
I want my room warmer?
Please get a blanket from your closet
shelf or the hallway. DO NOT
turn the thermostat up as it will
warm the entire floor, and those in the next bedroom
will be too warm.... and have to listen to the house
furnace click on & off unnecessarily
want to have the whole house to ourselves,
and need at least 4 rooms - what is the price?
charge $500 for use of 4 - 5 rooms for up to 10 people.
While you are here, you can cook for your group & make
the place feel like your own. So whether you sleep in
all the beds or not, you have added privacy that will
appeal to you & be fairly priced.
Some often asked Questions of Tourists
and Guests at Blessing House BnB, Valdez, Alaska 99686
For one day stays
& all stays
on Fridays and
& late check-ins