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Reviewed 10 January 2017

That's what Billie said when we walked in the door..and she meant it. We got off the train on Christmas Eve. There were plates of hot food waiting for us. We were included in Christmas dinner with friends and neighbors the next night. There were no "do this" or "don't do that" signs common in some hostel. Billie said, "I...

4Thank RICK C
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best Hostel in Fairbanks... You'll fill like in your home. Super safe, clean and warm... I enjoyed one week at the Billies Hostel! Billie always do things to help the guests... certainly I'll come back on the next time!o

6Thank GabrielOlivares
Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We have stayed at "Billies" five times since 2000"a total of just over two years collective time.we are an over eighties couple and have stayed in most of her cosy rooms and also have also put our tent up in her camping area. Billie and her hostel are unique.We have just returned home from there and are already missing the...

9Thank owlandpiglet
AlaskaH0stel, Owner at Billie's Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

you just made my day ! Thank you so much for spending your vacations with us. Its amazing to think you have spent a bit over 2 years in total with us. we always miss you both so much when you get on that plane to go home. hurry back ~

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I had a great time at Billie's Hostel. The place was clean and safe. There were a few locals that hung out there that were very knowledgeable of Fairbanks and advised us on where to see the Northern Lights. There were also other great guests there as well which made the stay that much better. I quickly befriended almost all...

9Thank ekmats
Lafayette, California
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Me & my friend had a great time at Billie's. We got to meet some cool people to hang out with. The rooms, towels and bedding clothes were clean. Also, we got there 2am and Billie promptly opened the door for us and let us go in-event though it was late.

8Thank retrabachini
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It's great hostel. Glad to meet and talk to the travelers from different places. On the table in the living room, you can see a travel diary with the earliest date in 1998, which tells you the history of this hostel. It's fun. The kitchen and the living room are very nice. And I feel so welcomed as Billie is...

7Thank Shuai L
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The place is really cozy and Billie is super kind the hosts help try to make your experience as much satisfying as they can and walk the extra mile to help you:), Billie thank you for your suggestions to take the best shots I could with my camera and thanks for borrowing me the tripod. The guests are also really...

6Thank Andrea G
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The BEST place to stay in Fairbanks. Billie, Ray and Joe are amazing people who quickly become family as soon as you walk through the door. Accommodations are great - clean bedding, towels, and extra toiletries in case you forgot something. Such a cosy stay that feels like home!

6Thank alannahdellavedova
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

家の内装も凄く素敵で、水周りも清潔。広々としたキッチンはフリーフードと調味料も豊富です。 ダウンタウンからはやや離れていますが、郊外に行かずにオーロラ鑑賞をするなら絶好のロケーションです。宿の前でオーロラ鑑賞が出来ます。出掛ける際はフリーレンタルの自転車を利用出来たり、宿の近くにバス停があるので、バスも簡単に利用出来ます。 利便性も抜群ですが、何よりも宿の居心地がとにかく良いです。他の方も書いてる通り、まるでおばあちゃんの家に遊びに行ったような感覚でのんびりと滞在出来ます。ビリーの持つ雰囲気やホスピタリティがそう感じさせるのかもしれません。また愛犬Frankyの存在もワンコ好きにはたまりません。 今までたくさんのホステルに泊まりましたが、私にとってここはその中でもトップクラスの宿です。 This hostel is really cozy and lovely!! Bathrooms are so clean. Shared kitchen has enough equipment and much free food and seasonings. It's not near downtown whereas it's good location to see northern lights if you'd like to see it around downtown. You can see it in front of the hostel. When you go out, you...

5Thank 623asamis
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Our stay at Billie's Backpackers Hostel was great. Billie was super nice and accommodating to us. The hostel is super close to airport, it's clean and has a homey feeling. It was fun meeting travelers from all over the world who were were friendly and low maintenance. Highly recommend it for anyone traveling to Fairbanks.

9Thank dina h

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a SMALL family run hostel: LOWER LEVEL: main kitchen and bath, common room, Free House Phone, Wi-Fi & Internet, TV, Deck. UPPER LEVEL: Sleeping area, bathroom, quiet area, upper deck. All rooms may be co-ed, especially during the summer months. MAIN HOUSE (Billie's private residence): two private rooms with shared bath are available. Ask Billie for more information. GROUNDS: unheated gazebo that sleeps four and a Tee-Pee if you'd like to sleep outside but are not equipped to do so - both for summer use only. Ask Billie about these options. Also on the grounds are picnic tables, a large deck, barbecue , bikes(when available -first come first served), many sitting areas. LIMITED TENT SPACE FREE: long hot showers - anytime; coffee, TV etc... GARAGE STORAGE: large enough to store your packs, bikes and gear while you are away exploring for a few days or for a few weeks. YES... IT'S FREE STORAGE! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Billie's Backpackers Hostel

Address: 2895 Mack Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709
Region: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range: £27 - £56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Tell Billie what you want. She'll work with you.”
 of 5 bubbles RICKC454, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The twin room was on the other side of the house from the dorms. Very quiet and peaceful!”
 of 5 bubbles DawnD396, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the upstairs bed next to the bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 162jerryj, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“I've only viewed the dorm. Apparently private rooms are available.”
 of 5 bubbles nhanse73, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Hostel with bunks and common spaces”
 of 5 bubbles vegan_ryan, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
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