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Aurora Borealis Lodge

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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...

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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...

4Thank 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
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Owner is personal, detailed and informative! Room: clean, well maintained, great kitchen amenities and great bathroom amenities to include those nice warm toilet seats. Great view and best place to watch aurora Wish we could stay a few more days!!! But they are always sold out ! Will definitely go back !!

Thank lafatso
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Mok owns this Lodge, and you need a certain type of camera to get a picture of the Aurora Borealis. He knows when the best is coming, and can take a picture of you with the Northern lights. It's weather-pending, so you will want to book 3 nights in a row, during the Aurora Borealis season and their's about a...

Thank Joanne H
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had 4 nights here to make sure that we get this off our bucket list. And on all 4 nights, we are lucky to see the Aurora. Now we understand that why we need some luck to watch Aurora, as it does not have a fix timing to appear and the nice ones may not last long. Even if...

1Thank Tan_WeeKee
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The place is amazing for the northern lights / aurora. So beautiful that my boyfriend now fiancé proposed to me here. Mok is super friendly and was able to capture for us our precious moment. If you want to see the northern lights. This is the place to be!!! Visit his website for options and he's very responsive via email....

Thank shannon j
Woodbury, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This place is by far the best place to view the northern lights in Fairbanks, Alaska. If you are visiting for one of their nightly tours from 10:30pm-2:00am or staying in one of their absolutely beautiful overnight rooms, being on Cleary Summit provides some of the best northern lights viewing in all of Fairbanks! The best part about this place...

1Thank chibears5434
North Carolina
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My husband and I booked two viewing nights with our thoughts being if we did not see them one night, surely the next! What a delight to have seen them BOTH nights! We elected to drive up to the lodge to save money; $25 per person each night. Mok has HUGE, HUGE deck for viewing/photographing. The first night there were...

Thank luvsf

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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: €186 - €209 (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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“I stayed in room 4 for three nights and room 2 for five nights (both were amazing).”
CharleeA4, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We didn't stay in the lodge; just went for viewing Aurora.”
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ryser7, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best views, helpful owner, neat rooms, convenience”
877jingc, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The best views are from the 2nd floor, but your views and photos from the 1st floor will be wonderful too.”
clover1613, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the second floor with great views. No matter what the room, you'll want to go outside to see the Aurora.”
  • Double beds, comfy sofa in front of windows for viewing the Aurora when you get too cold outside
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  • Clean and well equipped kitchen with oven, microwave, coffee maker, dishes, utensils
oneyearoff, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
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