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The Aurora Express

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1550 Chena Ridge Rd P.O. Box 80128, Fairbanks, AK 99709-2609 See on map
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We stayed for two nights in the CanCan room; it would have been great to stay longer. As far as the room goes, it is so cool to sleep in a railroad car, and besides the "wow!" impression we got from the decor, we found...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018

My husband and I stayed here in this July, and we cannot say enough good things about it! Aurora Express was the most unique place we have ever stayed in, and the owners were funny, sweet, and helpful. My husband has a wheat allergy, and...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

For our group of 4 couples this was our first stop of our 16 days of Alaska, we had so much fun checking out each other’s rooms. I would hate to ruin the surprise of walking into your room for the first time, we all...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

First of all if you live in Fairbanks at lease go spend a night here. Love the uniqueness of the place. The artwork and detail. Great location with a view and convenient to downtown Fairbanks. A secret treasure that a lot of work went into....More

Reviewed September 11, 2017

We were a group of 12, six couples sharing 5 rooms for 2 nights, first trip to Fairbanks in the beginning of September, and owners Susan and Mike set the perfect FUN tone for our whole trip! We got to peek in at all of...More

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$145 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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$145 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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August 1, 2016|
Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
Dear Dennis, First of all, congratulations on a couple of things: your retirement (hoo-ray!!) and staying at the Aurora Express. The Aurora Express is about 4-5 miles out of town. You will have to have a car. There are no... More
May 11, 2016|
Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
The Aurora Express is not open during the winter. The owner explained to me that when the weather gets really cold its too difficult to insulate the pipes. This is a real train and all of the plumbing is above ground. He... More
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"Talk with Susan and find out the train car decor to choose your car."
Jul 2, 2017
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"Ask for a tour, if you are there in person."
Sep 26, 2016
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"Taxi driver couldn't find the B & B."
Sep 1, 2016
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"The rooms are all very interesting and historic. Some are "regular" style hotel rooms, and..."
Aug 28, 2016
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