The Pioneer Motel has been a landmark in downtown Palmer, Alaska for generations and is a staple in our community.


Conveniently located just 45 minutes from Anchorage and 15 minutes from Wasilla, Alaska. The Pioneer Motel sits in the heart of the Mat-Su valley in Palmer, Alaska. Where you can see all the beauty Alaska has to offer in a small town setting, full of heritage with endless amounts of stuff to see and do. The Pioneer Motel is just minutes away from many natural attractions such as the Bodenburg Butte, The Knik Glacier, Lazy Mountain and the beautiful Matanuska-River hiking trails. The motel sits conveniently at the end of the Main St. strip full of shops and historical landmarks such as the Palmer Train Depot.


The Pioneer Motel offers a clean, quiet place to relax with amazing and unwind after a fun day of travel. We offer complimentary Wi-Fi and cable for your entertainment needs and a variety of room types to fit your travel party. Our rooms come with a microwaves and mini-fridges for your perishables and beverages. We are also within walking distance to restaurants and convenience stores.

Long Stays?

We also in addition to our regular nightly or weekly travelers, offer monthly room rentals for those here on business or just an extended stay. You can find those by going to the Booking section of the website and selecting the month you which to say and the date you wish to leave. (Note: Minimum of 26 nights required, max stay of 31 nights)

For those looking for a more permanent living solution we also offer apartments. Please email us at Reservations@ThePioneerMotel.com

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