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Northern Sky Lodge

Mile 329 Parks Hwy, P.O. Box 458, Ester, AK 99725
Northern Sky Lodge
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Even though we stay shortly, It was one of the best in Alaska. Pascale is very friendly, nice and kind. Surrounding environment is fantastic. You feel like you are living in dreams. Wooden decor is quite good. Very clean. Easy access from highway. Highly recommended.

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Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were in Alaska to watch the Iditarod sled dog race and to get married. We stayed with Pascale on the recommendation of friends who have stayed several times. A change in the iditarod start meant we had to go to fairbanks earlier than initially planned and Pascale was great in accommodating this change. The lodge is in beautiful location... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Big thanks to Pascale for her hard work and enjoyable stay over New Years. The lodge is about a 30 min drive from Fairbanks, which is a reasonable distance to have best of both worlds - city and rural. Pascale was able to cook dinner for us and other lodge guests for one of our nights (she prepares a perfectly... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

One of the very few accommodations truly welcoming to both people and dogs. Pascale, Duncan and their golden Sid will always hold a special place in our memories. Way too late writing this review (visited in 2012)but we've been traveling.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The Northern Sky Lodge is the perfect B&B for Alaska. The main purpose for my visit was a desire to see the Northern Lights. The Lodge is located just far enough away from Fairbanks to avoid city lights and noise but still convenient if you want to go into town. My room was very nice. The bed was comfortable and... More 

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Trip Advisor has definitely got this one right and glad it brought me to the Northern Sky Lodge. My son and I just got back from a quick Alaskan trip and stayed here 2 nights when in the Fairbanks area. My goal was to see the aurora and try dog sledding and this allowed us to do both. Pascale was... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My best memories of Alaska is here in this lodge. The owner made sure that I was cared for and she lent me an extra parka and winter boots so I can stay warm. She even gave me great tips on photography and maintenance of my DSLR camera during the freezing cold. And the location is PERFECT to wait out... More 

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Beijing, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Beautiful environment! Nice house! Clean and comfortable room! We love here. One of the best we had ever lived in Alaska! Just the first night we shot aurora, 11th Sept., 2013! And on the last night, we shot Aurora, too!

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Encino, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

What a great place to stay for your Alaskan adventure and Aurora viewing. We stayed at Northern Sky Lodge for 7 nights in March 2013. We wanted to see the Aurora and we wanted to be away from the city lights. What a perfect place. The lodge is located in a beautiful woodsy area that is only 30 min. away... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed for four nights at Northern Sky Lodge. Pascale is wonderful hostess. Our room was warm and cozy even though the temperature outside was around zero at night. We had room 3, with Northern views of the Aurora (saw them & photographed them each night!) and a view of the mush dogs from the west window.... More 

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