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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Went to Alaska for a vacation solo and this was where I stayed for a week! I was treated so well by the staff and was fed every morning my room 129 was just perfect and I recommend staying here! They picked me up from the airport and even took me back to the airport when it was time to...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We didn't expect much given what we had to choose from of pet friendly places (almost none) in Fairbanks. The place was clean, but that is all I can say for it. We had told them when we reserved that we had two dogs and a cat; when we got there we were told no cat because "people are allergic...

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Paul B, Manager at Golden North Motel, responded to this review

We wish we had been able to meet your needs when you stayed with us, however, as I will explain, this was just not possible. We are an economy motel and our single rooms are smaller, but priced accordingly.. Our rooms with one queen bed (which was the type of room they reserved) are not, however, able to accommodate 2...

Chillicothe, Ohio
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Very basic room and small. No a/c in our room. Close to airport and several good local (not chains) places to eat nearby. Friendly staff. Coffee/rolls in am. Allowed an hour later checkout to accommodate us not having to wait at the airport as long for a flight. Bed was comfortable

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Sun City West, SAZ
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Close to the airport, Discovery III, Pioneer Park, shopping, and a hospital. The room was rather dated, but that's "ambiance". We had a large unit with two beds, a living room with a sofa, desk, closet and refrigerator/microwave. The carpet looked new and was clean. What more could we want? It was easy to get to everything. My husband had...

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1Thank Patricia R
Ketchikan, Alaska
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The motel is simple and modest. Where the motel excels is in customer service. Anything we needed they handled o. The spot. Need a trip to the store, got it. Need a freezer for meat storage after a hunt, got it. Anything we asked for received excellent service.

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Alaska
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Considering other motels in Fairbanks in the summer want ridiculous prices for their rooms, the Golden North is a gem. Paid a normal price and got a decent room. It looks a little used from the outside and the rooms inside are old but everything was clean, the rug was new and unstained, the beds and linens were fine, there...

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Yes, the hotel is dated, the rooms are tight and the mattress could be softer. But it was within my price range, clean, had a refrigerator and microwave, it was close to the airport, major roadways and attractions, it had a free shuttle to the airport, and the front desk staff were very nice. Sold! Also, the man (thin, mustache,...

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I am so Disturbed at how old and run-down this place is the floor the carpet is old and smelly and I saw how they clean it they just sprinkled some little vacuum stuff and then vacuum it up disgustingly gross carpet. the beds are so worn and uncomfortable so bad that I had to go sleep in my car...

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Summer 2016 was the second time I used the Golden North as the starting and ending point for a group backpacking trip. I appreciate the motel's price, proximity to the airport, responsive van service, free Wi-Fi, cleanliness and helpful staff. The staff was a great help with the logistical details associated with our travel and the morning coffee and donuts...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The place is getting a little tired looking but no functional problems at all. The price was reasonable for the area and the room was clean with everything I needed. Both desk clerks I dealt with were friendly and helpful.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Golden North Motel

Address: 4888 Old Airport Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4456
Region: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range: £63 - £106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Golden North Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 62
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Golden North Motel Fairbanks, Alaska
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“They are small and quaint. You get the Alaskan Yukon feel.”
 of 5 bubbles MillerAmerica, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get an indoor room.”
 of 5 bubbles charlesc315, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Away from noise even though close to airport.and near (two blocks) to public transportation.”
 of 5 bubbles aholzman, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Good location from the airport for hunters flying in.”
 of 5 bubbles 780pamelal, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“There is a strip joint just down the road and the highway a block and a half away... not a good location. The room was very small but it was clean. The hotel desk people were friendly and helpful. The best rooms are on the other end away from the office.”
 of 5 bubbles michaeljA6261AS, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
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