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Riverbend Log Cabins & Cottage Rentals

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410 Nordale Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99712
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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We searched high and low for a nice place to stay and see the Northern Lights without having to drive around or do a tour. We saw lights 3 nights of the five we stayed here. One night we watched from inside our cabin. Our hosts, Bruce and Debi were wonderful They were great about letting us know when the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Chinook cabin for 5 nights in December 2015 and we can't say enough good things about it! It had a home away from home feel to it. The cabin was toasty warm and comfortable, with nicely decorated interior, and everything we needed. The view of winter wonderland everyday was just amazing and we did see the Northern... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the cabin! Warm, clean, lovely and you could find nearly all your needs. Debbie and Bruce are perfect hosts. They will remind you everything! Like when is the aurora, where to go, and I love Debbie's homemade bread! You could see northern light in your cabin, but if you want to have a better scene, then have to go... More 

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Thank Edith W
Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Our ultimate goal was to see the northern lights in all their glory. Not only did we achieve this, but we did it in a very warm, welcoming and accommodating environment. Debi and Bruce are perfect hosts and a wealth of local knowledge. We stayed in the smaller of the the two cabins; 'Sourdough'. It's very cosy, nice and warm... More 

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

Thanks so much for the great review and posting the fantastic picture of the northern lights you took at Riverbend Log Cabins! We agree that the Sourdough cabin is quite cozy and warm, even on a cold Alaskan winter night and offers a perfect location for viewing the Northern Lights. It is wonderful you were able to experience a time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We love this place so much that we decided to add our 1st review on TA. Everything was perfect. Beautiful, warm and cozy private cottage in the woods. We booked 6 nights stay in Chinook Cabin initially but we loved this place so much that we ended up extending another 2 nights here. A well maintained & nicely decorated cabin... More 

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

So happy to receive your awesome review of the time you spent in our Chinook cabin! Our goal is for each guest to leave here with wonderful memories. We love that we are able to offer guests a perfect location to view the spectacular northern lights! Thank you again for the lovely gifts from Singapore and taking the time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Sated four nights in the Chinook cabin. Great accommodation with all amenities and overlooking Chena river. Bruce & Debbie are great hosts, proud and enthusiastic Alaskans with a wealth of knowledge of local area. First night saw magnificent display of Northern Lights. Peaceful, scenic location. Could not recommend more highly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

We had a very warm welcome here! Debi showed us the cabin. It is a lovely cabin with a lovely view over the Chena river. The cabin is full equipment! Debi made a banana blueberry nut bread for us what was very tasty! When you go to Fairbanks, stay here!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

There were five adults who spent three nights at the Riverbend Cabins and we LOVED it. We were warmly welcomed by the owners who greeted us with homemade fresh cookies and fresh tomatoes from their garden. The cabin was cute as a button, decorated with such detail and thoughtfulness, fully equipped with everything we needed. The owners loaned us their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to stay. It's on the Chena river. It had plenty of room for our family of 5. Enjoyed the full kitchen for dinners and used the outdoor grill as well. Debi brought over a badmitten net for our kids to play. The homemade cookies she let us we AMAZING!! We would definently stay here again.

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Thank Jch072375
Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My friends and I spent 4 days in Fairbanks at the end of February; we rented 2 cabins at Riverbend. The equipment in carbons which are complete prepared and it feels very comfortable and warm. Riveebend is not far away from city center by car, the surrounding environment where is also a suitable place to see the northern light. The... More 

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