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Bridgewater Hotel

2.5 of 5 723 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4448
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is right on the river and a short walk from the downtown area of Fairbanks. Don't get too excited about downtown Fairbanks as this is only one street and a few tourist shops and restaurants. Rooms of a reasonable size and quite. The welcoming drink and cookie on arrival was a welcoming touch. Reception and house keeping staff... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Would definitely look for a better hotel. Our room was small and outdated. The buffet breakfast was ok. The location was right in downtown Fairbanks on the river. We were not impressed. There are some decent restaurants close by. The free shuttle service from the airport and then to the train station was good.

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Denver, Colorado
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed at the Bridgewater for one night in July after arriving on a late night flight. This is not a "luxury" hotel by any means, but is perfectly adequate. The price was good and the hotel was on par with other mid-priced places I stayed in Alaska. I found the room to be a decent sized. Onsite parking was... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Stayed for three nights excellent staff and service couldn't have been more helpful, great downtown location. Asked for soft pillow and it arrived within minutes. Breakfast continental buffet is good value.

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GuestRelationsFbx, Guest Relations Manager at Bridgewater Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John M Thank you for your comments on your last stay with us. You are right about downtown being a great location and I am pleased we were able to meet your service expectations. I will look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in Fairbanks. More 

Madison, WI
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The reviews are right, Bridgewater is smack in the center of Fairbanks on the river, with adjacent free parking and a pretty good BBQ restaurant nextdoor. Yes the rooms are a bit small but they are clean and well serviced, well appointed, with comfortable beds. Noise level is a little above average so ask for an upper floor (it's a... More 

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San Diego, California
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11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Bridgewater Hotel is part of a chain of three properties located in the Fairbanks area. The Bridgewater is situated in an ideal location, across the street from the Chena River walk and only a couple of blocks from Downtown Fairbanks. One of the nicest amenities is a complimentary bus service which circles between the hotel properties and major tourist... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Out flight landed late and we arrived at the hotel at about 11:30 pm. It seemed to be professionally run and we were given our room keys without hassle by an straight face - no nonsense guest service agent. Room was small with twin beds combined to make a double bed, 2 bed side tables Good size TV, open closet... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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121 reviews 121 reviews
22 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Since this hotel is only open a few months of the year, maybe they think it hasn't aged. Believe me, it has. If you're nostalgic for the mauve and sage decor of old, this is your place. If you like small, quaint room styles with tiny plastic bathrooms, book right now. And if, when you request a room with two... More 

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Twinsburg, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I reserved a room with a King Bed. What I received was a room with a Queen and Twin. I told 3 different people about this. They didn't really care. I got a snide sorry and we are booked that is probably why that happened. When I asked on the first night where was a good place to go eat,... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had a very large corner room on the 2nd floor, very comfortable beds and to our delight, a large supply of hangers. We had a lovely view of the Chena River. Only downside was that our room was right above an outside patio area. At 1am a few folks decided to have a smoke and visit for awhile. Had... More 

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Address: 723 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4448
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Location: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bridgewater Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 94
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