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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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College Park, Maryland
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The worst part of my trip to Alaska this summer was the weather. Driving from Denali to Fairbanks during night time in the rain was a memorable though terrible experience. I found the hostel finally in Fairbanks after midnight, when Billie was asleep. However, upon our conversation over the phone, she quickly appeared and provided me with a bed and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cozy little house, and the host Billie is a warm old lady. if you would like to visit the University of Alaska Fairbanks frequent, this is a good choice. In fact quite a number of students resident here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a great time at this place. I stayed at the gazer and it was a little cold for me. Maybe I should ask the administrator for other blanket. Internet works good. Really kind administration. You can feel at home there. Bathroom really clean.

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Wallis Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived at 23h00 wednesday 13th of august 2014 without any reservation, but billies answered to my request and i had a bed in dorm although it was very late. The atmosphere was very friendly and billies fantastic lady. Thank you once again, Michel, from Wallis and Futuna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 4 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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Address: 2895 Mack Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709
Location: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
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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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