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4888 Old Airport Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709
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Golden North Motel
Ranked #16 of 24 hotels in Fairbanks
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an old old motel that shows its wear. But it was clean and I felt safe there. Rooms opposite the highway will be quieter. Family run, the office staff was helpful. The free donuts and packaged pastries and coffee were inadequate for a decent breakfast for me. Free shuttle to/from airport saves money. A good place for outdoorsy... More

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Valdez, Alaska
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Rooms where clean, people where very accomadating and friendly, they offer a shuttle from the airport also they are willing to shuttle you just about anywhere you need to go with in a 5 mile radiuous! I will be going back next time for sure

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Tok, Alaska, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This place is nice I like the rooms with the separate living room when we stay with the kids. The rooms are clean and I love the family that runs it. The Bear family always is nice and helpful. You will pay twice what you pay here for other motels.

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Well a dirty motel sums it! People are nice but the carpet was so nasty I couldn't let my kid crawl around. I asked the manager to clean the floor because of the nasty stains that were next to the bed- hotel is next to a strip club. Bottle openers on the wall in every room and Moth balls in... More

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Ripon, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We were given a small, tired, and shabby room with a dirty sidewalk and dusty parking lot. It was hot that day - the manager gave us a fan and told us if we just kept our door shut, we would be fine. ???? There was no place to plug the fan in without an extension cord - and crawling... More

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Cocoa, Florida
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
6 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

stayed here last week and had a wonderful stay. family owned and very friendly and helpful, the owners were able to offer many tips about Fairbanks. the rooms were not large but clean..the price was very affordable compared to the other in the area. close to grocery stores, restaurants and the airport. they offer free coffee and muffins in the... More

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Halifax, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Had a group of 20 stay here the end of May 2013. Everyone was very satisfied. Not fancy but clean and comfortable and great price. Just what we were looking for. Very friendly helpful owners. Great muffins and coffee to start the morning. Have stayed at the best of hotels but would choose this one over those anytime.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

We chose this place for the good price, free airport pickup and was not disappointed. Rooms are clean and comfortable, warm water and very nice family run vibe. I liked the real motel-feeling with the parking lot and all. Its important: not a fancy hotel but it is a great place to stay! Check on the carbon-monoxide monitors, the one... More

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Covina, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This is a basic motel located near the airport and near the Riverboat Discovery. They offer airport transportation, complimentary coffee and juice and pastry. It is truly Alaska. Simple motel room that is clean and comfy. Family owned. Fairbanks tour operators love them. Walking distance to stores(Fred Meyer-Kmart-like) for food, deli etc. Fast food nearby. With a car-close to University... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The outside of this place the strip club and the places around this area will make you change your mind about staying here. The butts all over the ground are a real welcome to this place. They don't take an American Express or Discover so we dident stay maybe a good thing. I did look in a room very small... More

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Address: 4888 Old Airport Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709
Location: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #16 of 24 hotels in Fairbanks
Also Known As:
Golden North Hotel Fairbanks
Golden North Motel Fairbanks, Alaska

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