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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Best lodge with the best northern light view at Clearly Summit. It’s about 30-45 mins away from town depending on the weather and road condition. It’s not the cheapest in town but it definitely worth the price and advance booking. Our other friends stayed at Chena and they totally regretted it. You will see other people and tours coming to...

4Thank SassyStussy
Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Mok, the owner, was very responsive to my 3 months of emails trying to get the right dates for our trip. We booked room #2 on the top floor. He greeted us shortly after our arrival and answered all our questions. Even gave me good camera hints like needing a tripod and wide angle lens. I guess I should of...

6Thank Lira1993
Cambria, California
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We have just come home from a 6 night visit at the Aurora Borealis Lodge, located 20 miles north of Fairbanks. It was fantastic. We saw auroras for four of the six nights, and the two nights without were because of rain and snow. The last night we were there, the Aurora covered the sky and appeared to actually dance,...

5Thank Sirens1
Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Words cant explain how amazing Mok is at the aurora borealis lodge. He has kept in touch with me over the past 18 months of planning our trip to fairbanks to see the northern lights! His lodge rooms have an overlooking view so you dont need to sit outside but its worth the cooler weather to get out there and...

3Thank MeaghanWolter
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This was an ideal location to observe the Aurora and it was worth the wait! Although the views are amazing even without the Aurora. Unfortunately there had been a bad snow storm a few days before we arrived but the host contacted us and arranged alternative accommodation for our first night which was much appreciated. He was very helpful on...

2Thank Susan S
Reviewed 13 October 2015

It appears a little tricky finding this lodge, but paying close attentios to directions will get you there easily. There are four rooms in this rather plain looking lodge BUT the rooms are very very nice. There is a kitchen, heater, couch, and a very comfortable bed. Mok, the owner , is wonderful. The best part is how well it...

4Thank whoa3050
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I can't imagine a better set-up for aurora viewing. We stayed in Room 4 and had two giant windows overlooking the back deck. When it got too cold outside, we could sit and continue watching the northern lights from the comfort of our room. Mok was an excellent host--incredibly friendly and accommodating. We stayed in a few other hotels and...

Thank Keg W
Bluffton, South Carolina
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Very beautiful lodge. Paid $25/per person to drive there and sit inside/outside lodge waiting on lights. We did see some but was hard due to clouds. Reason for avg rating: When My husband and I were ready to leave and it was clear the clouds were to thick to see anymore lights I tried to find Mok the owner. Mok...

7Thank Dee5891
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 23 September 2015

ABL is a very ideal place to watch aurora borealis. It locates high on the hill in Cleary Summit area with unobstructive Northern view. The lodge is 20 miles North of Fairbanks, offers only 4 suites and basically all are similar size and well equipped. The kitchenette is quite completed. You only need to bring your own food, cooking oil,...

2Thank xjnlrntx
Cookeville, Tennessee
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Our party of four stayed in Logan's Chalet for three days hoping for a chance to see the northern lights. We were not disappointed--seeing the lights two nights of the three. Both times we were contacted by Mok via walkie-talkie when they started. We were also blessed to get some snow while there, just increasing the beauty of the area....

2Thank Sharon H

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Additional Information about Aurora Borealis Lodge

Address: Cleary Summit Rd., 1906 Ridge Run Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99707
Region: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range: $284 - $320 (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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“Try to get a room on the 2nd floor, though don't fret at all if you're on the 1st - will still be awesome.”
  • View from the lodge deck. Full moon, KP-2 aurora forecast.
 of 5 bubbles rbmcmurt, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get room 1 or 2 on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles Chino_Mac, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Only 4 rooms, 2 down & 2 up mostly identical. Upstairs is probably a little quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles dornagnew, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the main floor; it was wonderful!! (It has a bidette)”
 of 5 bubbles 630joanne, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are north facing for better viewing, second floor room view was great!”
 of 5 bubbles chibears5434, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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