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BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

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Ranked #2 of 24 Hotels in Fairbanks
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is located about 1/2 mile from the airport which is where we rented our car. They don't have a shuttle service but they do have a taxi service to help transport visitors to and from the airport. This was just a convent as a shuttle. The staff were very friendly and gave us several helpful hints about where... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was there in March 2015. (A few days before the Iditarod Race) I arrived in the wee, cold and snowy hours of the morning and was greeted with warm smiles from the front desk staff. When I asked about the best way to view the Aurora Borealis, the staff provided very useful local hints and tips. During my stay,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very close to hotel but not bothered by airplane sounds. Great staff, excellent free breakfast. Very clean. laundry services were a big help as we were on an extended trip. airport shuttle was easy to use.

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a really nice place to spend a couple of days. The rooms are a good size and there is lots of variety for the breakfast . I do wish they didn't serve what appears to be powdered eggs! The staff was very helpful making suggestions for places to eat and giving directions . The hotel was very accomodating... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bella was great. She always had a smile and had plenty of coffee for me! The room was nice and quiet. Breakfast is not my favorite meal, but the choices seemed fine for our group. If we are in the area again, we will for sure stay here.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Handy to Riverboat Discovery, airport & major shops. Our flight left at 1:30 am so it was great to be able to relax in lobby area on 1st floor in evening. Very comfy chairs & power socket. Friendly & helpful staff. Room smelt a bit musty (as did another one offered) but given air freshener to help, but room was... More 

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Liberty, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally, my reviews of Best Western hotels are generally favorable. And generally, this hotel has a favorable rating with me. There were only a few problems that we encountered with this hotel one of them being that the room smelled terrible when we got there. You know that smell of dirty clothes, the kind of smells like corn chips, yeah... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is t great especially if u want to be near the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. The only downside is it has a similar name to the Best Western PLUS that is within 2 miles. The service was very helpful to get to where you want to go. I would go back any day

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Picayune, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean quiet room, very helpful staff, great location! Had construction going on on the road and everyone cooperated to ensure that we guests were able to make it to the parking lot (even had us driving on the sidewalk, lol). Good breakfasts while we were there, good place to stay!

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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi Folks, The Fairbanks Chena River is a great place to stage you visit to Denali N.P. or the Dalton Highway to Prudhoe Bay. Fairbanks is also cool to visit with lots of things to do. The Best Western Chena River itself is neat, clean and orderly with a nice breakfast for the guests. Who could ask for more. Regards,... More 

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