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100 Bettlesfield, Bettles, AK 99726
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to Bettles Lodge in March for the sole purpose of seeing the Northern Lights on a Mother-Daughter vacation. I was a little nervous - My Mom is afraid of small planes (the only way to get to the lodge), she doesn't like communal bathrooms (room with private bath was unavailable), she doesn't do well in cold temperatures, let alone... More

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the best places I have been!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great lodge, great food but most of all...great people! I am so glad I found it and I will return!!!!!!!!!!! You can count on that!!!!!!!!!!

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to relax and unwind from the city life. My husband and I were looking to tour the parks and flew a charter with Bettles air during our stay. Jamie and Eric were so helpful and did all they could to make me feel welcome and at home. All of the staff were a hoot and... More

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Aiea, Hawaii
2 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

$300/night/person and no one to help with luggage. Arrived with 2 small children and gave us room key without directions to our room. Absolutely no help with arranging any activities nor with providing any information for activities. Dinner was awful spaghetti. Fed up, cut my 3 day visit and left the next day. They checked flights and said none available.... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We just attended a music festival in Bettles and had a wonderful time. The food was excellent, the entertainment a hoot, and all around, we'd recommended it. We stayed in the Aurora Lodge and slept well, even with the entertainment still going in the early morning. What I would comment about while reading other "tripadvisor" comments is that obviously many... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We spent one night at Bettles lodge and loved it. Jamie planned a wonderful itinerary for us which included a float down the Kuyokuk river to old Bettles, and then a flight see into Gates of the Arctic NP in a float plane. It was a great time! Staff were friendly, food was really good, and the lodge was rustic... More

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Maryville, Missouri, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The lodge manager, Hazel and her staff are friendly, capable and well trained. They took good care of us and always treated us like friends, not customers. Their love for Alaska was infectious. The remoteness of the lodge made the whole trip seem like a true adventure. The food was hearty and filling and the portions were just right. They... More

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Severna Park, Maryland
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117 reviews 117 reviews
42 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

If you are looking at this property, you already know about its remoteness and uniqueness. It really is a great experience to see a village that is only accessible via plane for most of the year. We stayed only three nights. Unfortunately, the northern lights did not cooperate., despite our getting up or staying up all kinds of hours. We... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A belated review but this trip was beyond our expectations. This is because you can't know the weather until you are there, the reality of the remoteness and the adventure into the unknown. I've read some of the other reviews and i am glad I went with an open mind. We chose Bettles in the hope of seeing the best... More

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Sacramento, California
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The Dirty Little Secret that no one tells you about: The Northern Lights Are NOT Visible to the human eye in color as what you see in photos and videos. Even then you need expensive particular cameras which keeps the shutter open long enough to catch the color. We stayed @ Bettles Lodge from Jan 24-30, 2014 (6 nights). We... More

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Address: 100 Bettlesfield, Bettles, AK 99726
Location: United States > Alaska > Bettles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Bettles Hotel Bettles

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