Juneau has about a dozen major hotels and motels. The oldest hotels—some historic, some grand and some well-worn—are all downtown. Newer hotels surround the airport. Most offer airport shuttles, and many can make extended-stay arrangements. A variety of bed-and-breakfasts provide additional choices.
Beyond Juneau, you will find a number of lodges and resorts accessible by float plane, wheel plane or boat. National forest campgrounds at Mendenhall Lake, Auke Bay and Eagle Beach State Recreation Area provide sites for tents and recreational vehicles (http://www.fs.usda.gov/tongass).
A few public-use cabins are within hiking distance of the Juneau road system. They cost US$35 per night and can be reserved in advance. Toll-free 877-444-6777. http://www.recreation.gov.
Several other cabins are accessible by boat or float plane. In Juneau, the Point Bridget and Eagle Beach State Park cabins can be rented through the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. Phone 907-269-8400. http://www.dnr.state.ak.us/parks/cabins.
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