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Aurora Borealis Lodge

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Cleary Summit Rd., 1906 Ridge Run Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99707
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Aurora Borealis Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Clarence, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Maryland Heights, Missouri
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98 reviews 98 reviews
6 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is something to plan for. Study some astrology and learn about solar flares to indicate the best years to go. Know when the moon will not obstruct your light. Realize the night is longer in winter you have more opertunity to see some. Know the fall and spring may bring clouds that obstruct view. But stay at this lodge.... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the ABL for a babymoon for 3 nights in mid December. I intentionally chose a weekend with a new moon to maximize aurora visibility, and we lucked out with awesome displays on 2 out of 3 nights. The lower lodge room was perfect for viewing aurora while staying toasty. The windows in the upstairs... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We were blessed to stay at the Aurora Borealis Lodge for 3 nights and experienced the Aurora Borealis on 2 of those 3 nights. We had a room on the 2nd floor which has a wall of windows that were excellent for viewing. Mok is wonderful the accommodations are spotless and have everything that you need. We highly recommend this... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

There is a lot on Tripadvisor and elsewhere on ABL so we won't repeat the accolades- just agree with them! ( Clean, warm, well-furnished with an excellent kitchen and bathroom.).What we were concerned about as first-time visitors was the drive from Fairbanks to Cleary Summit/ ABL in winter.There isn't much written about the road conditions in winter .Comments such as... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

After going on two other tours to see the Aurora Borealis we called Mok. He was kind enough to come and get us from our hotel, take us to his home, the lodge and show us a wonderful time. The large deck outdoors made taking photos a breeze and the warmth of the home plus Mok's personal company made going... More 

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Maryland Heights, Missouri
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I had no idea what I was getting into... all good thanks to Mok the owner/ operator. This is much better than anywhere else you might consider staying. Its a lodge on the mountain away from the city. I drove by the other lodges and they can not compare. We rented a Subaru for the 4 wheel drive. The lodge... More 

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Additional Information about Aurora Borealis Lodge

Address: Cleary Summit Rd., 1906 Ridge Run Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99707
Location: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Aurora Borealis Hotel Fairbanks
Aurora Borealis Lodge Fairbanks, Alaska

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