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The Aurora Express

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“dining car”(18 reviews)
“train car”(6 reviews)
“b b”(29 reviews)
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First of all if you live in Fairbanks at lease go spend a night here. Love the uniqueness of the place. The artwork and detail. Great location with a view and convenient to downtown Fairbanks. A secret treasure that a lot of work went into....More

Thank IditarodFinisher
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We were a group of 12, six couples sharing 5 rooms for 2 nights, first trip to Fairbanks in the beginning of September, and owners Susan and Mike set the perfect FUN tone for our whole trip! We got to peek in at all of...More

Thank LoveToTravel524
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had an incredible 2 night-stay at Aurora B&B with hosts Susan and Mike. There were 12 adults (6 couples) in our group so we all had our own rail car rooms. Breakfast each morning was incredible, rooms were clean and festive, and our hosts...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We booked after seeing it as one of Tripadvisor 10 unique stays. I have to tell you, this was our most memorable stay in Alaska. We were the first guests of the season, nobody else booked in for our stay but the day we left...More

Thank 100MarionS
Reviewed 19 July 2017

What a charming and memorable place to stay! This was our first night in Alaska, and was a great way to start out the week! We stayed in the "Bordello" car, which was nicely decorated in navy and purple colors (very pretty ceiling), unique decor,...More

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Free Parking
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Price range
US$166 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$166 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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dennisrollercoaster
2 August 2016|
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Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
Dear Dennis, First of all, congratulations on a couple of things: your retirement (hoo-ray!!) and staying at the Aurora Express. The Aurora Express is about 4-5 miles out of town. You will have to have a car. There are no... More
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noncorteccia
11 May 2016|
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Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
The Aurora Express is not open during the winter. The owner explained to me that when the weather gets really cold its too difficult to insulate the pipes. This is a real train and all of the plumbing is above ground. He... More
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"Talk with Susan and find out the train car decor to choose your car."
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"Ask for a tour, if you are there in person."
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"Taxi driver couldn't find the B & B."
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"The rooms are all very interesting and historic. Some are "regular" style hotel rooms, and others..."
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