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BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

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1255 TVSA Way, Fairbanks, AK 99706
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Ranked #3 of 24 Hotels in Fairbanks
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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
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  • Cleanliness
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Wasilla, Alaska
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed again at the Chena River Lodge Best Western Hotel in Fairbanks. Our visit last year was so pleasant we were not even interested in staying any place else. The staff is always helpful and friendly, the breakfast was very good with plenty of variety. It is quiet. comfortable, and most restful. Located close to the many places we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The front desk staff was helpful and friendly. We visited during March hoping to see the aurora borrealis and stayed for a week. Upon arrival Chase at the front desk let us know that he would be watching the camera north of Fairbanks and would call us if the lights showed up. You do need to drive north and away... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is 5 minutes from the airport and provides free airport transfer. The property looks new and clean with a decent breakfast in the morning. My wife and I went in expecting a dingy motel but the hotel was nice and comfortable. It is conveniently located near the Fred Meyer and Walgreens which was really helpful since we needed... More 

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Dunkirk, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a total of 4 nights on two separate occasions. The hotel staff was very professional and welcoming-- they were also very knowledgeable of the area. The hotel was clean and comfortable. We flew out very early in the morning, and they arranged our ride to the airport. The taxi arrived promptly at 5 am. Breakfast was very... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful, welcoming staff!- front desk personnel were pleasant & helpful without being "fake corporate friendly"! Breakfast quite good, much better than other chains & Jackie was great. Our room was clean, quiet, & comfortable. Had a lovely view of snow-covered woods from our window. Added bonus was location - we really enjoyed our stay!

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When making the reservation, hotel said they would call for a taxi and it would be a priority call. Flight arrived just after midnight and we waited for a taxi at the curb for more than 40 minutes (in 1 degree F weather) after we called the hotel. Cab drivers didn't seem to know which hotel called and took whoever... More 

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Rochester, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 weeks. The room was quiet, clean, and comfortable. The staff were all pleasant and very helpful. The weekday breakfast cook varied the standard fare at times and kept everything in supply. We'll definitely stay again and would recommend it to anyone.

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Anchorage, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice updated and clean. Room felt alot like a standard King room at Courtyard without the sofa. I wish there was something in the room detailing ammenities and breakfast times I didn't see a directory of guest services anywhere in my room. I was 15 minutes late for breakfast the first morning and when I got there, they had... More 

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Delta Junction, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our first time staying at a Best Western Hotel because our regular hotel was booked. The staff was friendly and helpful and the rooms were clean and comfortable. I was disappointed that the tv did not offer movies on demand.

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Helena, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This was my first trip to Alaska and I didn't want any surprises, so I chose a familiar brand, with which I am a loyalty club member, Best Western. Their quality, service and amenities are reliable, and my experience with this property was just that. It is a ways from downtown but I discovered the bus service within a 5-mile... More 

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