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Aurora Borealis Lodge

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Cleary Summit Rd., 1906 Ridge Run Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99707
Aurora Borealis Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aurora Borealis Lodge is fantastic! Four friends stayed in the Logan Chalet for 3 nights. We were welcomed with a bottle of Alaskan "Chardonnay" (combo of rhubarb & grape which was excellent), smoked salmon, cream cheese, and crackers - they were excellent hors d'oeuvres. Mok was an super host, checking in with us, providing complimentary snowshoes to use (great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just completed another 5 night stay at the lodge. The lodge is the best way to have a good chance of seeing the lights. We are from a hot climate and find the cold an attraction but also a little daunting. Fairbanks is the northernmost town with a major airport serviced by a major airline. The roads to... More 

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Sacramento
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51 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't get much of a show when we were there Sept 2014 but still rate the place highly. It is set up to be a great place to view the lights or just enjoy the gorgeous sky, weather, and view. The bed was super comfy and set up to look out the window! The bathroom was a trip as... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there 2 nights. Rooms is very nice, huge window that we can see aurora even from the room. We stayed one night in downtown hotel, we had to drive 30 min dark and frozen road.. I looked other lodge but most of lodge doesn't have private shower room. This place has everything and great kitchen,too. you can just... More 

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Clarence, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This Valentine's day we stayed here for 3 days. A beautiful mountaintop vista. You can see to the north and some to the south. 2 of the 3 nights we saw the aurora. They have a walkie talkie that they can use to alert you if they see the aurora out and you don't. You can wake up and look... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

First of all, this was a trip of a lifetime, an item to cross off my bucket list! It did not fail to disappoint. I was chasing the Northern Lights, so I chose to bring my family during one of the coldest/darketst months AND stay 5 nights to increase our chances of seeing the lights. Luckily I was treated to... More 

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West Allis, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Mok was the best host, location to see the northern lights is #1, but this location is more than that, it is just a beautiful location and view is incredible from the room windows. Rooms are first rate, bed is VERY comfortable and everything less food is provided. We did snow showing and played with the family dog Sitka. DO... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here at the beginning of Febuary for 3 nights. Mok and Akiko were very welcoming and Informative with all the questions we had. We were extremely lucky to see the Northern Lights on all 3 nights with our last night being the absolute best. We had heard the moon would effect how well we would... More 

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Clifton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The Lights were on my mom's bucket list so we made the decision last year to book the trip and head up at the end of January. Mok is a wonderful host and the accommodations were comfortable and well equipped. We highly recommend the Aurora Borealis Lodge in Fairbanks Alaska.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We stayed at the Aurora Borealis Lodge in late January 2015. The rooms are large and comfortable. The kitchen has all the necessary appliances and utensils to prepare most any mean. One of the best features Mok added to the rooms are the Walkie-Talkies. He alerts everyone of aurora activity until 2 A.M. Many nights we sat on the sofa... More 

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