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Riverbend Log Cabins & Cottage Rentals

Certificate of Excellence
410 Nordale Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99712
Riverbend Log Cabins & Cottage Rentals
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Detroit, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It should first be noted that this is our first TA review...notable because we are frequent international travellers and have utilized all levels and styles of accommodation...we couldn't let this opportunity go by to share our wonderful experience at Riverbend. Deb and Bruce thought of everything when creating these beautiful cabins...we are pretty meticulous people and there wasn't a thing... More 

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RiverbendCabins, Owner at Riverbend Log Cabins & Cottage Rentals, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the amazing review! It is so nice when our guests recognize how hard we work to provide them with an exceptional experience in our cabins. It was a joy to meet both of you and we hope you are able to return someday! More 

Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent the last 5 days of our honeymoon in Fairbanks and stayed in the Sourdough Cabin at Riverbend. The cabin was perfect. Very warm, private, and away from the city which made good viewing of the Northern Lights right out the front of the cabin. The owners Debi and Bruce are very friendly and always happy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time here. cosy lodge and easy access to excellent spots to see northern lights. Both the owners, Debi and Bruce, are kind and warmhearted. Definitely will stay here next time to Fairbanks.

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york, sc
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time staying at the Sour Dough Cabin. Everything was perfect and very comfortable. Saw the northern lights and all the recommendations from Debi and Bruce were spot on. It was a very authentic Alaskan adventure with great host. Thank you so much! Will definitely stay here again!

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Karratha, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is absolutely beautiful. My wife and I stayed here as part of our honeymoon and it really lived up to the reviews. We were welcomed when we arrived by the owners of the property Debi and Bruce and shown to our accommodation. We stayed in the Chinook cabin. There was a basket of treats awaiting us and the... More 

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RiverbendCabins, Owner at Riverbend Log Cabins & Cottage Rentals, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write such a nice review! We're so happy that you were able to experience the Northern Lights during your 'honeymoon stay' with us and that you enjoyed the Chinook cabin! We're sorry about the intermittent Wifi connection. Alaska is known for having slow internet speeds, especially in remote locations like ours. Even though we... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Our last-minute getaway to Alaska to see the Northern Lights was beyond expectations! We are a mid-30's couple from Huntington Beach, CA and got lucky when Riverbend had a cancellation that allowed us to stay with them for 5 nights in March, 2014. The hosts were gracious and went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable. The cabin was... More 

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Chiayi, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

What a wonderful place!! The cabin was warm, welcoming and in such a fantastic location. The cabins are slightly out of town, but close enough to be convenient and far enough way for perfect peace and quiet ( and a great spot to see the Northern Lights! ) Debi and Bruce made us feel very welcome, gave us lot’s of... More 

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Hagerstown, Indiana
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Staying here was by far the highlight of our honeymoon trip in Alaska. Everything was perfect! The cabin was extremely clean, cozy and welcoming! Bruce and Debi were amazing hosts. (We loved their dog Molly too!) I cannot imagine finding a better place in Fairbanks. If planning a trip to Alaska - I highly recommend spending some time in Fairbanks... More 

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed for three nights in the Chinook Cabin. It is very well equiped for self catering and is very comfortable. It has all the facilities needed - a full kitchen, dining table and a lovely sitting area with a TV. It is about 12 miles outside of Fairbanks, but the directions given by the owner were spot on and... More 

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Punalu'u
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stayed in the Chinook Cabin in the middle of July for 10 fun days! When we checked in there was a warm loaf of hand picked blueberry crumble cake waiting for us on the counter along with a beautiful greeting card from the owners. The cabin had everything you could need or want to make you feel right at... More 

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