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Aurora Borealis Lodge

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I just returned home. And we are missing Logan Chalet already. Great host (Mok). We will back w/daughter and son-in-law. Anyone thinking of visiting, rent a car from Airport and enjoy the view.Thank you again for having us. Amanda & Roy

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Norco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (4 adults) booked 4 days in November 2015 to see the Aurora Borealis in person. Sadly, the day we arrived, so did the overcast, and we never did see northern lights. We stayed in Logan's Chalet, which was wonderful!!! We had privacy and quiet, but were just a hundred yards from the lodge and hot chocolate. Mok was the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The tour is a great value, shuttle from downtown included. Warm indoor space with warm drinks and cookies for waiting, Mok (rhymes with bloke) is the best host imaginable. The 10pm until 2am hours flew by! The outdoor deck is ample for individuals and the tour bus arrivals, there's room to set up tripods, and great advice available to shoot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I just came here for the Aurora Tour, I didn't book a room to stay. First impression, I was skeptical. The tour van looked weak and was crowded. We came on a slow night, and every seat was filled. There was about 25 of us there with room for more people. The Lodge is beautiful, spacious, lots of seats, very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I booked our hotel about 1 1/2 year before, as a Christmas gift to my husband, whose dream was to see the Aurora Borealis. You will need to book that early, since the lodge has only four rooms plus one separate chalet and the period for best chances to see the Lights is not too long. We booked four nights... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We went to The Aurora Borealis Lodge for an evening to see the Northern Lights. A driver picked us up at our hotel and drove us to the lodge. The place was a perfect location for Northern Lights viewing and Mok was a great host. We had 4 solid hours of Norther lights viewing. I would recommend this to anyone.... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

If you ever venture to the Fairbanks area to view the spectacular aurora borealis, stay at Aurora Borealis Lodge at Cleary Summit for wonderful accommodations and an incredible view of the northern lights. Mok (the owner) and his wife Akiko, along with business partner Logan Ricketts, have built a cozy, well-equipped lodge and chalet for viewing the lights and "unplugging"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We had five of us (two families) spent a few nights at the Aurora Borealis Lodge. Instead of staying in the individual rooms we chose the Logan's Chalet which was a single stand alone lodge with a single bedroom on the ground floor and a loft with two queen beds. This chalet is not on the same property with the... More 

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Hartford, Ar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

I just returned from a 5 day trip that included myself, husband, sister and brother in law. We stayed in Logan's Chalet which was perfect for 2 couples. The kitchen is modern and the living area is cozy, complete with an electric fireplace in the island that divides the kitchen and living room. The upstairs loft has 2 beds, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

The lodge is small in number of rooms but each room is of impeccable quality, spacious and with large windows for watching the Northern Lights. On 3 of our 4 nights we saw amazing, spectacular and breathtaking displays from the large comfortable couch in our rooms. Kitchen is well equipped. The management is cooperative, attentive and we rate this as... More 

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Additional Information about Aurora Borealis Lodge

Address: Cleary Summit Rd., 1906 Ridge Run Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99707
Location: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range: $199 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Aurora Borealis Hotel Fairbanks
Aurora Borealis Lodge Fairbanks, Alaska
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