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Aurora Borealis Lodge

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was easily one of the most fun experiences my wife and I have ever had. We stayed January 13-16, and would have stayed longer if we could have. First, the lodge is as wonderful as the other reviews all say. The room was fantastic (we had room 2 on the 2nd floor), spacious, and very comfortable. The best part...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for 3 nights over Christmas and it was simply brilliant from start to finish. Mok welcomed us from the moment we arrived and explained all aspects perfectly to us. The room was impeccably clean and provided great viewing of the Northern Lights. As guests, we can also join in each night with the tour...

1Thank RickTrav69
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I planned our Thanksgiving trip in the beginning of the year in hopes to give thanks under God's amazing light show. I found the Aurora Borealis Lodge by googling and thru the Alaska travel sites but what helped me make my decision to stay here instead of anywhere else was reading all the great reviews from all the other guests....

Thank jarmstrong25
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Based upon reviews, we decided to try this place. We went to their website, dutifully looked up availability, and made reservations replete with credit card. Having made the reservations, we booked air travel. All set, right? Except it wasn't a reservation, it seems. Mok found someone else to book the room, perhaps for a longer time? Unknown. But 2 days...

7Thank Where_is
Reviewed 2 December 2016

These apartments are a great place to watch the nothern lights. We stayed in November and managed to see the northern lights 3 nights out of 3. We had one of the top apartments that are slightly more expensive, but they are a good size, very clean and come with heated toilet seats. The rooms are modern and have a...

2Thank Chino_Mac
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Rained most of our stay, but managed to see the lights one or two nights. Rooms were fine and Sitka ( black Lab) was Adorable. He reminded me of our lab that had crossed over the rainbow bridge and made our stay so enjoyable ( even though the weather didn't cooperate.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I stayed for two nights at the end of October and had an absolutely amazing stay. The cabins were clean, well kept, and had a lot of nice touches to make them more comfortable for the guests. We saw aurora activity both nights we stayed and couldn't have imagined a better view. Mok, the owner, was so hospitable (and I'm...

Thank socialtravler
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We just spent the past 3 nights there. We were able to see spectacular light shows every night. The 2nd night Mok had a group out there and set my camera on the right settings to get awesome pictures that night and our 3rd night! Be sure to have a tripod and we used the timer on our camera! Be...

3Thank 852Lovetotravel
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We were in Fairbanks for 4 nights. This lodge has an amazing location for Aurora viewing. It is cozy and warm when you are waiting inside. Has panoramic windows and a great deck. Mok the owner and the tour guide is very personal, approachable and extremely helpful. There is tea and coffee when you get cold outside. Soft background music...

Thank Amir S
Middle Tennessee
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This lodge is fantastic!!!. The spacious room has 2 large windows facing north and a (inside) couch sitting in front of the clean windows, so excellent design for viewing. They have walkie talkies that the owner uses to make you aware if the northern lights are "showing", so quite helpful. The kitchenette is nice and a heated bidet was a...

1Thank dornagnew

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Additional Information about Aurora Borealis Lodge

Address: Cleary Summit Rd., 1906 Ridge Run Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99707
Region: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range: €188 - €211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Aurora Borealis Hotel Fairbanks
Aurora Borealis Lodge Fairbanks, Alaska
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“Try to get a room on the 2nd floor, though don't fret at all if you're on the 1st - will still be awesome.”
  • View from the lodge deck. Full moon, KP-2 aurora forecast.
 of 5 bubbles rbmcmurt, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get room 1 or 2 on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles Chino_Mac, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Only 4 rooms, 2 down & 2 up mostly identical. Upstairs is probably a little quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles dornagnew, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the main floor; it was wonderful!! (It has a bidette)”
 of 5 bubbles 630joanne, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are north facing for better viewing, second floor room view was great!”
 of 5 bubbles chibears5434, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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