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Golden North Motel

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean, affordable, friendly. Picked us up at airport at 2am! Owners belief of the golden rule is reflected on how they treat their customers. Bedding very comfortable! Close to great shopping. Very glad we booked here.

1Thank terrykaufmann1
Marbleton, Wyoming
Reviewed March 4, 2017

This is a very nice, family owned, no frills motel. Just perfect for a guy on a budget. My only complaint is that the internet wasn't reliable. The owners were extremely friendly. Rooms were clean. Coffee and donuts every morning. I'd stay here again. I don't think I'd take my family here simply because there's no pool for the kids....

1Thank Ryan W
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Went to Alaska for a vacation solo and this was where I stayed for a week! I was treated so well by the staff and was fed every morning my room 129 was just perfect and I recommend staying here! They picked me up from the airport and even took me back to the airport when it was time to...

4Thank Maxftw2
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We didn't expect much given what we had to choose from of pet friendly places (almost none) in Fairbanks. The place was clean, but that is all I can say for it. We had told them when we reserved that we had two dogs and a cat; when we got there we were told no cat because "people are allergic...

Thank Christine H
Paul B, Manager at Golden North Motel, responded to this review

We wish we had been able to meet your needs when you stayed with us, however, as I will explain, this was just not possible. We are an economy motel and our single rooms are smaller, but priced accordingly.. Our rooms with one queen bed (which was the type of room they reserved) are not, however, able to accommodate 2...

Chillicothe, Ohio
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Very basic room and small. No a/c in our room. Close to airport and several good local (not chains) places to eat nearby. Friendly staff. Coffee/rolls in am. Allowed an hour later checkout to accommodate us not having to wait at the airport as long for a flight. Bed was comfortable

3Thank jgia0365
Sun City West, SAZ
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Close to the airport, Discovery III, Pioneer Park, shopping, and a hospital. The room was rather dated, but that's "ambiance". We had a large unit with two beds, a living room with a sofa, desk, closet and refrigerator/microwave. The carpet looked new and was clean. What more could we want? It was easy to get to everything. My husband had...

2Thank Patricia R
Ketchikan, Alaska
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The motel is simple and modest. Where the motel excels is in customer service. Anything we needed they handled o. The spot. Need a trip to the store, got it. Need a freezer for meat storage after a hunt, got it. Anything we asked for received excellent service.

2Thank ryan r
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Considering other motels in Fairbanks in the summer want ridiculous prices for their rooms, the Golden North is a gem. Paid a normal price and got a decent room. It looks a little used from the outside and the rooms inside are old but everything was clean, the rug was new and unstained, the beds and linens were fine, there...

1Thank HappyGrandmaAlaska
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Yes, the hotel is dated, the rooms are tight and the mattress could be softer. But it was within my price range, clean, had a refrigerator and microwave, it was close to the airport, major roadways and attractions, it had a free shuttle to the airport, and the front desk staff were very nice. Sold! Also, the man (thin, mustache,...

2Thank GreenAcresGirl1102
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I am so Disturbed at how old and run-down this place is the floor the carpet is old and smelly and I saw how they clean it they just sprinkled some little vacuum stuff and then vacuum it up disgustingly gross carpet. the beds are so worn and uncomfortable so bad that I had to go sleep in my car...

2Thank Tim G
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Golden North Motel

Address: 4888 Old Airport Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4456
Location: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range: $85 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Golden North Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 62
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“They are small and quaint. You get the Alaskan Yukon feel.”
MillerAmerica, Mar 22, 2016 | Read review
“Get an indoor room.”
charlesc315, Sep 27, 2015 | Read review
“Away from noise even though close to airport.and near (two blocks) to public transportation.”
aholzman, Sep 27, 2015 | Read review
“Good location from the airport for hunters flying in.”
780pamelal, Sep 23, 2015 | Read review
“There is a strip joint just down the road and the highway a block and a half away... not a good location. The room was very small but it was clean. The hotel desk people were friendly and helpful. The best rooms are on the other end away from the office.”
michaeljA6261AS, Sep 12, 2014 | Read review
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