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Alaskan Hotel
U.S. Historic district
Contributing property
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Alaskan Hotel and Bar is located in Juneau
Alaskan Hotel and Bar
Location in Juneau
Alaskan Hotel and Bar is located in Alaska
Alaskan Hotel and Bar
Location in Alaska
Location 167 South Franklin Street, Juneau, Alaska
Area less than one acre
Built 1912 (1912)
Built by McCloskey Brothers; Jules B. Caro
Part of Juneau Downtown Historic District (ID94000603)
NRHP reference No. 78000526
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Added to NRHP October 25, 1978
Designated CP June 17, 1994

The Alaskan Hotel and Bar, also known as the Northlander Hotel and The Alaskan, is a historic establishment and the oldest operating hotel in Juneau, Alaska. It was opened in 1913. The owners, three miners who struck it rich in the nearby Coast Range, tied the hotel's keys to a helium balloon and released it, signifying that the hotel would never close. The building was briefly condemned in the 1970s, but was rehabilitated by the new owners.

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and was included as a contributing property to Juneau Downtown Historic District in 1994.

In 2003, the Food Network show Food Finds filmed a segment at the establishment. In September 2013, the Travel Channel program Hotel Impossible filmed an episode at the hotel.

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