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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed August 1, 2015

This hotel is located about 1/2 mile from the airport which is where we rented our car. They don't have a shuttle service but they do have a taxi service to help transport visitors to and from the airport. This was just a convent as a shuttle. The staff were very friendly and gave us several helpful hints about where...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed August 1, 2015

I was there in March 2015. (A few days before the Iditarod Race) I arrived in the wee, cold and snowy hours of the morning and was greeted with warm smiles from the front desk staff. When I asked about the best way to view the Aurora Borealis, the staff provided very useful local hints and tips. During my stay,...

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Stanardsville
Reviewed July 31, 2015

Very close to hotel but not bothered by airplane sounds. Great staff, excellent free breakfast. Very clean. laundry services were a big help as we were on an extended trip. airport shuttle was easy to use.

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Peterborough, Canada
Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is a really nice place to spend a couple of days. The rooms are a good size and there is lots of variety for the breakfast . I do wish they didn't serve what appears to be powdered eggs! The staff was very helpful making suggestions for places to eat and giving directions . The hotel was very accomodating...

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west point
Reviewed July 25, 2015

Bella was great. She always had a smile and had plenty of coffee for me! The room was nice and quiet. Breakfast is not my favorite meal, but the choices seemed fine for our group. If we are in the area again, we will for sure stay here.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed July 25, 2015

Handy to Riverboat Discovery, airport & major shops. Our flight left at 1:30 am so it was great to be able to relax in lobby area on 1st floor in evening. Very comfy chairs & power socket. Friendly & helpful staff. Room smelt a bit musty (as did another one offered) but given air freshener to help, but room was...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is t great especially if u want to be near the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. The only downside is it has a similar name to the Best Western PLUS that is within 2 miles. The service was very helpful to get to where you want to go. I would go back any day

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Picayune, Mississippi
Reviewed July 21, 2015

Clean quiet room, very helpful staff, great location! Had construction going on on the road and everyone cooperated to ensure that we guests were able to make it to the parking lot (even had us driving on the sidewalk, lol). Good breakfasts while we were there, good place to stay!

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Hamden, Connecticut
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Hi Folks, The Fairbanks Chena River is a great place to stage you visit to Denali N.P. or the Dalton Highway to Prudhoe Bay. Fairbanks is also cool to visit with lots of things to do. The Best Western Chena River itself is neat, clean and orderly with a nice breakfast for the guests. Who could ask for more. Regards,...

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Safety Harbor, Florida
Reviewed July 20, 2015

I found the entire stay excellent. The staff was very helpful and always willing to go above and beyond to assist us (even at 1 am!). The breakfast was excellent, rooms very clean and comfortable beds. The location was great; close to grocery, airport, University and even a movie theater! Wifi reliable and refridge in room great touch! Would stay...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Alaska hotel offers friendly service and modern accommodations all within minutes of the airport and bustling downtown Fairbanks. Feel right at home at this recently opened Fairbanks, Alaska hotel with modern furnishings and generous amenities. The sizeable, tidy and smoke-free rooms at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge offer high-speed Internet access, a refrigerator, a desk, cable satellite television and a coffeemaker. Each morning, hotel guests can get a start to their day with a complimentary full continental breakfast.This Fairbanks hotel's business center allows business travelers to stay productive. This Alaska lodge also offers meeting spaces accommodating up to 15 people. Unwind after a long day of sightseeing or out-of-town work in the fitness center at this Fairbanks hotel.Vacationers can enjoy convenient freeway access, allowing for quick and easy visits to nearby local attractions - such as the Museum of the North, Alaska at 40 below, the El Dorado Gold Mine and the Ice Museum - most of which are only five minutes away. Families vacationing at this Fairbanks, AK hotel will be delighted to spend the day taking a cruise on the Riverboat Discovery or playing at Pioneer Park, Alaska's largest amusement park. This Fairbanks, AK hotel is the closest hotel to the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, making this the perfect location for visiting parents, students and staff to stay. Guests can rest assured, as a hospital is only five minutes away. The Fairbanks International Airport is also only a couple miles away from this Alaska hotel.For an affordable stay at an exceptional hotel in Fairbanks, Alaska, reserve a stay online at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Address: 1255 TVSA Way, Fairbanks, AK 99706
Location: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range: $79 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Chena River Hotel Fairbanks
BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge Fairbanks, Alaska
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Fairbanks
#2 Family Hotel in Fairbanks
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“No comment!”
DonnaI122, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“If you need electricity at night, ask about outlets near the beds”
photobug429, Mar 6, 2017 | Read review
“As for a room at the back of the hotel.”
Weism, Mar 4, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are less noisy..no traffic noise.”
kalindid_12, Mar 1, 2017 | Read review
“Ask to have room that faces back of hotel.”
teetaduffy, Jan 1, 2017 | Read review
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