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Address: 56.5 Mile Chena Hot Springs Rd., Pleasant Valley, AK
Phone Number: (907) 451-8104
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Relaxing Hot Springs

This property has something for everyone. The accommodations aren't plush but they are known for their hot springs, greenhouse, restaurant and Ice Museum. It's a good day trip... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
peach8054
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Plant City, Florida
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't stay here but we walked around the property. It is a pretty place, surrounded by mountains. The hot springs smells like sulfur but many people were in it. There is nothing around the resort, such as stores. So pick up your groceries in Fairbanks.

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Thank deew4
Titusville, Florida
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all the good: this is a wonderful hot springs experience with one chlorinated pool for the kids and another outdoor, more natural hot spring for the adults. There are lockers available. There are great hiking trails nearby and the small RV area has nice reasonably priced sites including sites for 40 footers though no services. There is a... More 

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Gerry, New York
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56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hot springs was amazing, loved it. The walk to the Hot springs smelled, but the water did not. It felt great.

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Thank KathleenL01
Glasgow, Scotland
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a leisurely walk around the grounds and saw some of the wildlife, however everything seemed not quite open yet when we arrived. The menu in the restaurant was very limited - but it is well over 50 miles away from Fairbanks which is the largest city nearby. The hot springs are fantastic to see if you haven't seen anything... More 

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Thank Scottish-Tourists
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove out from Fairbanks because it was raining. Princess hotel wanted $1000 for 4 of us to go to hot springs so we rented car and drove out. Car was $72 with tax. Springs were $60 to swim. Went to lunch in only restaurant. Sadly 3 of the 4 of us order salads with chicken. The chicken was like bubble... More 

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Thank Dirtlawman
Saint Louis, Missouri
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property has something for everyone. The accommodations aren't plush but they are known for their hot springs, greenhouse, restaurant and Ice Museum. It's a good day trip from Fairbanks even if you don't want to overnight.

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Thank peach8054
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It costs about $15 to enter and it was perfect for our little vacation trip. Kinda far off the highway, about 90 minutes and the road leads to nothing but the hot springs, but well worth the drive!

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Thank Darryl B
Jessi H, Guest Relations Manager at Chena Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Hi Darryl! So glad you enjoyed our one of a kind Ice museum! We are 60 miles Nort East of Fairbanks but it is a gorgeous drive! We love it our here and are glad you made it! Thank you!! Jessi More 

Adelaide, Australia
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350 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I noticed that some people were enjoying dipping in the hot springs. But I wasn’t motivated to go into the cold, as there was a bath in the room. Since the winter season was already over, many activities had already crossed out. The only free activity was to watch aurora at night. But many of us were disappointed to see... More 

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Thank RayParks
Jessi H, Guest Relations Manager at Chena Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Hi Ray! We are so glad you were able to come out to Chena! It is always a little disappointing to see only the white aurora but, I am so glad you did get to see it! Also transition from winter to summer for activities is kind of hard depending on mother nature. We hope you will come visit us... More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If we were staying there, we may have enjoyed it better. Folks in Fairbanks suggested we come here for the day. Can't say it was a good recommendation.

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Thank Edward R
Jessi H, Guest Relations Manager at Chena Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Hi Edward! We are glad you enjoyed the day trip to see us! We hope you can come out and stay next time it is always relaxing to get in the springs after dinner! Hope to see you again! Thank you! More 

Grand Lake, Colorado
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We had a delightful visit to the hot springs. The huge hot pool was amazing and we enjoyed it immensely! Our kids enjoyed the hot tubs indoors. We did the tour also and found that interesting. The ice museum was nice and we found the carvings very enjoyable to see.

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Thank SitkaPlexus
Jessi H, Guest Relations Manager at Chena Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us! I love the hot spring and ice museum! There is so much to learn during the Geo thermal tour! We hope you come visit again soon! More 

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