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Billie's Backpackers Hostel

2895 Mack Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Billie or her son Art go above and beyond to make sure everything you need is there for ya. Loved my time there and would highly recommend it to anyone lookin for a spot to stay in Fairbanks. All the facilities you need are provided.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spent there one night with my dad. Billie was very nice and friendly. The house is cute and the rooms and showers good and clean. Would definite go there again. It is not very downtown, but usually people have a car there and this is really the only disadvantage.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was fortunate enough to spend an extended amount of time at Billie's. It reminded me of staying with my favorite aunt. Billie herself is charming (and don't forget the appeal of Franky, Kubie and Ringo....the dogs). A real family feel. If I wanted solitude it was easy to find as well as a multitude of interesting people from all... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We(my friend and myself) stayed 2 nights at Billie's.Billie's son helped us in negotiating a deal for a cab to take us to Gold Dredge.We were the lucky recipients of their generosity when the company which we had planned to book our trip to Denali cancelled their early morning departure. Her son prevailed upon his sister to drive us to... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my 8 yr old son in the Teepee and it was a great experience! Billie was so lovely and everyone we encountered was really nice. The accommodations were very clean and comfortable. We would definitely stay there again!

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent an extended amount of time at Billie's this past July and I couldn't have chosen a warmer, more comfortable, and pleasant place to stay. Billie herself is a lovely person, the place is clean and cozy; the people that came through were almost all very nice, fun, and respectful. There are a variety of housing options, depending on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Billie and her son are an oasis in a sea of high priced hotels and hostils in Fairbanks. Second time I've stayed with them and look forward to another! From the character of the house to the cleanliness and convenience of the location I'm sold. The demographics of the clientele are an added plus.

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Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Fairbanks to stage a canoe trip on the Noatak River in Gates of the Arctic. Billie's was a great place to stop. She freely allowed us to pack and store gear. The rooms were clean. Good showers, Internet, plenty of room to cook. Billie was also openly welcome and helpful. We loved the place and would stay... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Billie's for a couple weeks, and was very pleased. In addition to echoing the sentiments of other reviewers, I would like to add that Billie's felt safe, secure and snug. As an older woman who frequently travels alone, I am quite sensitive to those features. I was comfortable leaving my stuff out while I was gone during... More

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying with Billie is going to totally destroy any bed and breakfast, no less hostel experience ever. She is not just a host, she is a friend. A friend that has your back at all times, cares about what you are doing and is so caring of all around her. Staying and meeting Billie, was truly one of the cherish... More

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Address: 2895 Mack Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709
Location: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a SMALL family run hostel: LOWER LEVEL: main kitchen and bath, common room, Free House Phone, Wi-Fi & Internet, TV, Deck. UPPER LEVEL: Sleeping area, bathroom, quiet area, upper deck. All rooms may be co-ed, especially during the summer months. MAIN HOUSE (Billie's private residence): two private rooms with shared bath are available. Ask Billie for more information. GROUNDS: unheated gazebo that sleeps four and a Tee-Pee if you'd like to sleep outside but are not equipped to do so - both for summer use only. Ask Billie about these options. Also on the grounds are picnic tables, a large deck, barbecue , bikes(when available -first come first served), many sitting areas. LIMITED TENT SPACE FREE: long hot showers - anytime; coffee, TV etc... GARAGE STORAGE: large enough to store your packs, bikes and gear while you are away exploring for a few days or for a few weeks. YES... IT'S FREE STORAGE! ... more   less 
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