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    The Aurora Express

    1550 Chena Ridge Rd, P.O. Box 80128, Fairbanks, AK 99709-2609
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    • Terrible1%
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    “dining car” (17 reviews)
    “train car” (5 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Breakfast included
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    Mount Aurora Lodge
    95 reviews
    #6 of 24 Speciality lodging in Fairbanks
     
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    #1 of 41 B&Bs / Inns in Fairbanks
     
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    1 - 5 of 71 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    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

    Thank jillwarren413
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had reservations about staying at this BB. Totally surprised us in a very good way. Rooms where unique, breakfast was scrumptious, Susan and Mike bent over backwards to make our stay memorable. View was amazing. Just outside of Fairbanks, close to the city but...More

    1  Thank Linda S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This unique B&B might better be classified under "Specialty Lodging", though they do serve a great breakfast. We and another couple stayed in the Aurora Express during our one day in Fairbanks. I had heard of this unique "railroad car" hotel from my in-laws who...More

    Thank GeorgiaGary
    Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

    We were there for one night in the 1st week in June with my wife and two friends for our vacation tour of Alaska. What a pleasant experience! Susan and her husband Mike were perfect hosts with amazing stories. The train cars were decorated in...More

    Thank neal c
    Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

    This unique B & B was the highlight of our Alaskan Holiday. There were seven of us in our group from Australia. My daughter, son-in-law and grandson stayed in the 3 bed carriage, and my sister, two friends and myself, stayed in the family carriage....More

    1  Thank vonnjc
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    Sophie Station Suites
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    • US$145 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Fairbanks
    • Also Known As
    • Forget-Me-Not Lodge And The Aurora Express Hotel Fairbanks ,
    • The Aurora Express Fairbanks, Alaska
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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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    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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    "The rooms are all very interesting and historic. Some are "regular" style hotel rooms, and others..."
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