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    Aurora Borealis Lodge

    Cleary Summit Rd., 1906 Ridge Run Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99707
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    May 7
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (261)
    Room & Suite (85)
    Dining (4)
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    Overview

    • Excellent90%
    • Very good6%
    • Average2%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Parking
    Free Internet
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    Mount Aurora Lodge
    92 reviews
    #4 of 24 Speciality lodging in Fairbanks
     
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    #2 of 23 hotels in Fairbanks
     
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    #1 of 23 hotels in Fairbanks
     
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Aurora Borealis Lodge was amazing! Mok and his family are so welcoming and kind. We traveled to Fairbanks to see the lights. We stayed eight nights and saw the lights five nights, two nights they were pretty faint but three nights were great for...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Despite the name, where you see the Aurora is a house, not a "hotel". We were picked up at our hotel and arrived at the Lodge around 10 pm. The Aurora was just starting as a green glow in the NE sky. It grew throughout...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We LOVED seeing the Northern Lights on our first night in Fairbanks. The lodge was comfortable and warm, quiet with candles to preserve the ambience. Mok was kind enough to help me with camera settings and my pictures appeared more impressive than seeing them with...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    If you are traveling in a group of 3-4 people, the Logan's Chalet at Aurora Borealis Lodge would be your best choice. We stayed three nights. The chalet was absolutely neat, and there is a kitchen. With a private observation deck and Mok's call through...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    To watch the Aurora near Fairbanks you want to get away from the city lights. ABL is an ideal place to do so. We did not stay at the lodge (it was fully booked), but you can drive yourself as a visitor or they can...More

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    Mount Aurora Lodge
    92 reviews
    #4 of 24 Speciality lodging in Fairbanks
     
    Pike's Waterfront Lodge
    1,051 reviews
    #2 of 23 hotels in Fairbanks
     
    BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge
    743 reviews
    #3 of 23 hotels in Fairbanks
     
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$199 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    gpurk
    Did you have to bring all your own "freezing weather gear"? We live in Northern California where it rarely gets below 40 degrees. Wondering if I need to purchase gear just for the few days we are there?
    7 March 2017|
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    Response from beaglemom22 | Reviewed this property |
    When are you going? We went the last week of September (we are also in Northern California). The only thing I bought was a 32 Degrees light down vest, which I wore for our entire trip. The cool thing about the Aurora... More
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    Candice S
    What did you do in the day (for those who have stayed)? I know this is a remote location, so I was curious how your day was spent. Thanks!!
    1 January 2017|
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    Response from Alan D | Reviewed this property |
    Spent a day at Chena Hot Springs Resort (dog sledding, swimming in hot springs, dining in great restaurant), spent a day driving around sightseeing, spent another in pajamas with wine and hot chocolate playing a cut-throat... More
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    screename895
    Is it walking distance to downtown shops and restaurants?
    27 October 2016|
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    Response from luvsf | Reviewed this property |
    Heavens no!! WAY out of town away from lights.
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    Room Tips
    "I stayed in room 4 for three nights and room 2 for five nights (both were amazing)."
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    "We didn't stay in the lodge; just went for viewing Aurora."
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    "best views, helpful owner, neat rooms, convenience"
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    "The best views are from the 2nd floor, but your views and photos from the 1st floor will be wonderful too."
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