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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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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

$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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
39 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Honolulu, Hawaii
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Definitely one of the best places in the world to view the Northern Lights! The staff is awesome, top notch service catering to our every need, everyone is so friendly! The meals were great, we absolutely loved them! We went on the dogsled tour and had a blast! Despite the cold the scenery is beautiful and the weather was great.... More

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Federal Way, Washington
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Hubby and I had a world class adventure. The auroras were heart-stopping. The meals are home-cooked and delicious; staff could accomodate my vegetarian needs (which my travel agent has forgotten to pass on). The rooms and lodge are comfortable. The female moose with a male rack on the wall was hilarious. As for the daytime adventures: snow machines and dogsleds... 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:
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