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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Staff was friendly, Hotel was clean and updated, would definitely stay here again. After the nightmare that was Chena Hot Springs Resort, this was a welcome surprise. Even had an abundance of plugs for engine block heaters.

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Anchorage, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean hotel with amazing beds. Both my husband and I slept very well which almost never happens in a hotel. The breakfast buffet left something to be desired but it was breakfast. There were plug-ins for our car (it was -26 F when we woke up). We will be back.

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Winnett, Montana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a horrible dealing with Expedia the staff here at the hotel helped me resolve it and get my reservation changed. Have stayed here twice now and love it! Clean comfy rooms, great breakfast, awesome staff!! Will be staying here again!!! Word to the wise... Don't use Expedia to book anything. Their customer service is awful!!!

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BestWestern C, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I am sincerely glad that we could help you with your reservation in person sometimes that is what is truly needed. I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Best Regards, Kristen Koch Front Desk Manager

Green Lane, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reception Staff were always courteous and helpful. Hotel is close to Fred Meyer West supermarket . will stay here again.Centrally located and close to University of Alaska Fairbanks. Stayed on first floor which was ok.

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BestWestern C, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again! Best Regards, Kristen Koch Front Desk Manager

Reviewed 17 January 2017

I went with two fiends and was a good stay! We only spent one night but have no complaints. Everything is great. We can park the car in their park with the plug. Good breakfast too. I recommend this hotel

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BestWestern C, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to personally thank you for choosing to stay with us as well as taking your time to write us a review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that we see you again. Best Regards, Kristen Koch Front Office Manager

FAIRBANKS, United States
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I enjoyed my stay at this hotel. My room was advertised on Priceline, and so the cost was quite reasonable. Overall, I felt the room was clean, the staff was friendly, the coffee machine brewed up a good cup of coffee, and the breakfast down in the lobby was decent. My only complaint is that the mattress needed to be...

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BestWestern C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are working hard on getting new mattresses within the next year hopefully. I would like to thank you for taking your time to fill out this survey. Best Regards, Tiler Moore General Manager

Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Staff were very friendly and helpful. I can't say enough good things about them. For the price, the breakfast was more than generous. The location of the hotel is very convenient for people who need to buy groceries once in a while (just across the street). So why I give it 3 stars instead of 5? The bed was a...

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BestWestern C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us. I would also like to apologize on behalf of my hotel for the discomfort you experienced. We are in the process of ordering brand new beds for the hotel currently. As a general manager I rely heavily on your feedback and I would like to...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I must say that the staff at this hotel is very friendly and apologetic for the very poor housekeeping they have. The breakfast was good but not enough tables for all the guests. We stayed 2 nights 3 days. When we arrived the room was clean but the 2 following days the beds were not done, they gave us 2...

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BestWestern C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us. I would also like to apologize on behalf of the housekeeping staff for the service you received while staying with us. I am working on getting our hotel fully staffed as well as retraining our housekeeping staff to promote a better guest experience. As a...

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

We stayed here from the 25th-28th of Dec. Location was very convenient, near the airport, on a main street, etc. Rooms were comfortable size wise and mostly cared for well. Our two main issues were breakfast and housekeeping. Breakfast is only from 6:30 - 9 which sounds reasonable until you realize most people are staying out til 1-2 in the...

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BestWestern C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to start off by saying thank you for choosing to stay with us. I would also like to apologize on behalf of my staff for the poor accommodation you received while staying with us. Best Western is known for its friendly staff and great service and I am working hard on taking corrective action...

Reviewed 1 January 2017

I stayed at this hotel on 2 separate occasions within the same week. Based on my first reservation, I would have given it 4 stars. Based on my second, I would have given it a 1. So, I'm averaging it to a 2. 1st Stay: What you would expect out of the typical stay at a BW. Staff was friendly...

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BestWestern C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us as well as apologize on behalf of my staff. As a general manager I rely heavily on guest feedback. We have taken both some preventative and corrective action on the described inconveniences in order to improve guest experience. We hope to see you in the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Alaska hotel offers friendly service and modern accommodations all within minutes of the airport and bustling downtown Fairbanks. Feel right at home at this recently opened Fairbanks, Alaska hotel with modern furnishings and generous amenities. The sizeable, tidy and smoke-free rooms at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge offer high-speed Internet access, a refrigerator, a desk, cable satellite television and a coffeemaker. Each morning, hotel guests can get a start to their day with a complimentary full continental breakfast.This Fairbanks hotel's business center allows business travelers to stay productive. This Alaska lodge also offers meeting spaces accommodating up to 15 people. Unwind after a long day of sightseeing or out-of-town work in the fitness center at this Fairbanks hotel.Vacationers can enjoy convenient freeway access, allowing for quick and easy visits to nearby local attractions - such as the Museum of the North, Alaska at 40 below, the El Dorado Gold Mine and the Ice Museum - most of which are only five minutes away. Families vacationing at this Fairbanks, AK hotel will be delighted to spend the day taking a cruise on the Riverboat Discovery or playing at Pioneer Park, Alaska's largest amusement park. This Fairbanks, AK hotel is the closest hotel to the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, making this the perfect location for visiting parents, students and staff to stay. Guests can rest assured, as a hospital is only five minutes away. The Fairbanks International Airport is also only a couple miles away from this Alaska hotel.For an affordable stay at an exceptional hotel in Fairbanks, Alaska, reserve a stay online at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Address: 1255 TVSA Way, Fairbanks, AK 99706
Region: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range: €69 - €219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Chena River Hotel Fairbanks
BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge Fairbanks, Alaska
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Fairbanks
#2 Family Hotel in Fairbanks
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“Ask to have room that faces back of hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles teetaduffy, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Close to airport”
 of 5 bubbles DonnaG3353, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The second floor rooms by the mezzanine are affected by noise from the reception/breakfast area.”
 of 5 bubbles 119wendyw, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“View of trees in the back”
 of 5 bubbles 956merleg, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Back side away from the Airport Way highway.”
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