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Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge

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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!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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This Lodge was is wonderful. They have helped me with every aspect of my trip. Ive hit all sorts of bumps on this adventure and they have definitely been a wonderful resource! Even getting me a taxi at 4AM! ❤️
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Response from Brittany_RS, Best Western Plus Team at Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you so much Aztravelersfun for choosing the Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge while visiting Fairbanks. It was truly a pleasure having you as a guests. My team was happy to help you with all of your needs while you were with us and we're happy to hear we exceeded your expectations. We hope to see you again the next time you're in town. Come visit us again soon!
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I just want to say first and foremost we enjoyed staying at this hotel. Great location as in close to airport and only minutes from downtown. My husband and I rented a car and it never took more than about 10 minutes to get anywhere from this hotel. Our room was very good for
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Response from jsickels, General Manager at Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge
Responded 10 Nov 2018
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge, it’s always great to see when we have impressed our guest. I will be sure to share your comments with the staff. We are definitely concerned about our guest experience at our hotel and it brings us great pride as a team to know when we have succeeded. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Fairbanks. We love having you here!
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The staff there is friendly and helpful. Bed and pillows are real comfy and lovely. Breakfast had limited choices but good enough for us. The location is great and convenient. The hotel shuttle was out of service at the time we visited but they covered up the taxi charges in
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Response from Brittany_RS, Best Western Plus Team at Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
We appreciate you taking the time to review your previous stay with us Maggie W! I'm so glad to hear you had a comfortable stay with us. I do apologize about our shuttle being out of service while you were with us but, happy that we made it up to you by paying for your taxi fares. We have such friendly staff because we truly have the best guests such as yourself. My team and I hope to see you again the next time you're in town. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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The phone didn’t work when I got in the room, the temperatures fluctuated the first and second nights severely! Finally got it fixed on the third day. Asked for food a little early since I had to be to work early, NOPE! Waited until 5:55 to leave and still couldn’t even get a
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Response from jsickels, General Manager at Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to share your experience with us. I apologize that your room and service conditions were not up to our usual standards. I have discussed your comments with my team to help improve our operation. We hope you will consider staying with us again in the future.
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Arrived in Fairbanks via Alaska Railroad, called and shuttle was there shortly. Hotel is located near the airport, and after check in shuttle took me to airport for rental car. Hotel was clean and well appointed, rooms were clean and roomy, check in was quick and easy as was
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Response from jsickels, General Manager at Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for sharing your experience! We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and benefited from our complimentary hot breakfast buffet and free airport & railroad shuttle service. We are happy to hear you were able to see our beautiful attractions too. Our staff takes great pride in in a well maintained property and are touched you noticed. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Fairbanks. We love having you!
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This can cost around $25.00. When are you arriving by train? We have a courtesy shuttle for our guest arriving from the airport & train station.
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Yes, but it probably depends on how full they are on the day you check out. Why don't you ask the hotel directly?
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I visited these areas and only had a 2WD car without any problems. Santa Claus house is closed until May 1st. Chena hot springs, bring your own towel, they changed $5, per towel.
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Hello SabinaJan, Yes the Northern Lights are visible from the Hotel but also a short walk towards the river will get you a better view.
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"Get a room facing south for sunset view. First floor is closest to breakfast."
"I would probably ask for room at the back. The front rooms front into the highway."
"be sure to test the mattress! suggest a ground floor room, since the elevator is slow."
"Ask for a room that faces the back."
"Rooms on the third floor are a bit quieter."
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PRICE RANGE
US$86 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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