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Billie's Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

It's a very comfortable place to stay! Billie and her neighbors are very kind and warm-heart, and there is a very cute dog—Franky! All public areas are very neat and clean, and guests who live here are also very friendly, you can meet lots of interesting friends here. The most important thing is Billies Hostel is very safe, and she...

5Thank di t
Reviewed 19 March 2017

First time traveling with airbnb, very fun experience. Lived in a backpack hostel that had been open for more than 20 years. Interior design was so homy and I met lots of fun people from all over the world. I highly recommend! Billie has opened the place for more than twice years. There were several booklets of traveling logs from...

6Thank Selina Y
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It is a very nice place to stay when visiting Fairbanks. They offer fresh and free coffee every morning it tastes really good. It is easy to get there, not far away from airport and there is a bus stop only take couple minutes walk. Also there is a lake nearby and that is a good place to see the...

2Thank JeanHuang0622
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Billie and her neighbours are so nice and kind! The environment is quite. It has all kinds of necessary equipment you want for living and playing. And it is a pretty good place for aurora sightseeing.

4Thank Wenyan H
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff so friendly and helpful Clean cosy fun hostel Met so many amazing people The hostel has lots of info and free local calls Francky the pug is super cute too! I am so grateful to have stayed there for two weeks I truly enjoyed it Close access to buses and not far from downtown Close to the uni...

8Thank KFlowa
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The house was really beautiful and comfortable. There are stores and restaurants near by. Billie and others were kind to us, and they gave useful traveling information. I will recommend this hostel to those who visit Fairbanks!

5Thank dora16magic
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Stayed here last month, and I decided to stayed here since people said it is the best hostel in Fairbanks and IT IS :D the place is safe, warm, clean, and super informative. Ray was like our information center for people who stayed at Biilie's he would suggest us lots of destinations, things to do, where to go to see...

6Thank tazlambert
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I stayed here a year ago, on the 13th January 2016, and have just found this place on TripAdvisor! I arrived in Fairbanks at around midnight after travelling for 24 hours from my home in Scotland. I was tired and jet lagged and nervous and Billie and her family were so friendly and accommodating. It was a great start to...

6Thank StudentFoodie23
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...

9Thank 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

9Thank GabrielOlivares

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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: €28 - €64 (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.”
RICKC454, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The twin room was on the other side of the house from the dorms. Very quiet and peaceful!”
DawnD396, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the upstairs bed next to the bathroom.”
162jerryj, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“I've only viewed the dorm. Apparently private rooms are available.”
nhanse73, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Hostel with bunks and common spaces”
ryansC7696YG, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
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