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Billie's Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Billie welcomed us with enthusiasm ! She has been a great host along our stay ! She has bikes, a nice garden and all the elements are reunited to create a perfect hostel for young travellers :) the dorms are clean, it's like a big house and a big family

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10Thank Fabien D
Juneau
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Billie was an excellent host. The two twin room was comfortable and quiet. There were no lock out hours and a full kitchen. At first I was weary about a hostel in someone's house...no regulations and cleanliness. But I was sooo glad we stayed here! It was charming, clean, and had character. I recommend Billie's to anyone!!

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5Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

My brother and I stayed here for a night on our way to fish in the Brooks range. One of the best hostels I've ever seen in the world. Very clean, super unique, great atmosphere and Billie is amazing. Hope to stay there again sometime.

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8Thank justin h
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Stayed here for a night on the way to Gates of the Arctic. The beds & bathroom were clean, and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. They even gave me free coffee. I've been to several hostels across the country and this was definitely the best one. I would definitely recommend this to budget-conscious travelers to Fairbanks looking for...

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8Thank Ehren W
Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Great place. Rented private bedroom for 5nights. 13 yr old Granddaughter was with me. She had never stayed in a hostel. She loved it. Billie bakes homemade bread for all almost every day. Coffee all the time. Very quiet, but lots of great people to chat with. Very good location.

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6Thank beths1957
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

This cozy quiet spot is in a nice neighborhood near the university and is a home away from home. She is the sweetest lady and her Hostle is very accommodating. There are rental bikes, laundry, kitchen, free coffee and wifi. Sometimes being on the road can be exhausting and the same sterile cookie cutter hotels can make a traveler weary...

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5Thank PAPIO2618
Reviewed 21 May 2016

From making my reservation to checking out couldn't have been easier. I stayed on the futon in a dorm room and it was very comfortable. The bathrooms were extremely clean and there was plenty of hot water. The atmosphere is laid back and there's no worrying about coming and going. Will definitely be back!

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2Thank EazyLivin
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I was tired and tense when I arrived. Billie's charm and easy manner settled me down. I stayed 3 nights and wish I could have stayed another week. The variety of international guests was amazing. The first six I met were Irish, Brazilian, Chinese, Australian, and one big old American with a deep voice. I had a rental car but...

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1Thank Jerry J
Rockford, Michigan
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on a Friday night after driving from Anchorage to Denali, to Fairbanks. Everybody was awesome! I was exhausted ..still on EST clean! Comfortable. Low cost hostel stays for 4 days was equal to 1 night in a motel

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3Thank john G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Billie and her son were such fantastic hosts and we would recommend staying here to anyone. We arrived at 1am and were set up in a room quick and easily. A cozy and homely environment, great people and great location. They we very helpful and Billie was always happy to pop on a pot of coffee for us at midnight...

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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: €31 - €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.”
 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 ryansC7696YG, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
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