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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Based upon reviews, we decided to try this place. We went to their website, dutifully looked up availability, and made reservations replete with credit card. Having made the reservations, we booked air travel. All set, right? Except it wasn't a reservation, it seems. Mok found someone else to book the room, perhaps for a longer time? Unknown. But 2 days... More 

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Hampshire
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

These apartments are a great place to watch the nothern lights. We stayed in November and managed to see the northern lights 3 nights out of 3. We had one of the top apartments that are slightly more expensive, but they are a good size, very clean and come with heated toilet seats. The rooms are modern and have a... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rained most of our stay, but managed to see the lights one or two nights. Rooms were fine and Sitka ( black Lab) was Adorable. He reminded me of our lab that had crossed over the rainbow bridge and made our stay so enjoyable ( even though the weather didn't cooperate.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed for two nights at the end of October and had an absolutely amazing stay. The cabins were clean, well kept, and had a lot of nice touches to make them more comfortable for the guests. We saw aurora activity both nights we stayed and couldn't have imagined a better view. Mok, the owner, was so hospitable (and I'm... More 

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

We just spent the past 3 nights there. We were able to see spectacular light shows every night. The 2nd night Mok had a group out there and set my camera on the right settings to get awesome pictures that night and our 3rd night! Be sure to have a tripod and we used the timer on our camera! Be... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We were in Fairbanks for 4 nights. This lodge has an amazing location for Aurora viewing. It is cozy and warm when you are waiting inside. Has panoramic windows and a great deck. Mok the owner and the tour guide is very personal, approachable and extremely helpful. There is tea and coffee when you get cold outside. Soft background music... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

This lodge is fantastic!!!. The spacious room has 2 large windows facing north and a (inside) couch sitting in front of the clean windows, so excellent design for viewing. They have walkie talkies that the owner uses to make you aware if the northern lights are "showing", so quite helpful. The kitchenette is nice and a heated bidet was a... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Owner is personal, detailed and informative! Room: clean, well maintained, great kitchen amenities and great bathroom amenities to include those nice warm toilet seats. Great view and best place to watch aurora Wish we could stay a few more days!!! But they are always sold out ! Will definitely go back !!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Mok owns this Lodge, and you need a certain type of camera to get a picture of the Aurora Borealis. He knows when the best is coming, and can take a picture of you with the Northern lights. It's weather-pending, so you will want to book 3 nights in a row, during the Aurora Borealis season and their's about a... More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had 4 nights here to make sure that we get this off our bucket list. And on all 4 nights, we are lucky to see the Aurora. Now we understand that why we need some luck to watch Aurora, as it does not have a fix timing to appear and the nice ones may not last long. Even if... More 

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Additional Information about Aurora Borealis Lodge

Address: Cleary Summit Rd., 1906 Ridge Run Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99707
Region: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range: £158 - £177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Aurora Borealis Hotel Fairbanks
Aurora Borealis Lodge Fairbanks, Alaska
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“Get room 1 or 2 on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles Chino_Mac, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Only 4 rooms, 2 down & 2 up mostly identical. Upstairs is probably a little quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles dornagnew, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the main floor; it was wonderful!! (It has a bidette)”
 of 5 bubbles 630joanne, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are north facing for better viewing, second floor room view was great!”
 of 5 bubbles chibears5434, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for an upstairs room next time, as the people above us made a lot of noise in the mornings!”
 of 5 bubbles beaglemom22, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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