Hotel with Sauna in Badger, AK

1. Bear Lodge @ Wedgewood Resort (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Set next to a Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, a 75-acre wildlife reserve, this modest, summer-only hotel set on the 105-acre Wedgewood Resort is 7 miles from Fairbanks International Airport.Simply decorated rooms feature private balconies, flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and coffeemakers.Dining options include an Internet cafe, a low-key bar/lounge with light fare, and a relaxed restaurant offering a breakfast buffet (fee) and Alaskan seafood. There’s an on-site antique auto museum (discounted admission for guests). Other amenities include a lounge and an exercise room, plus a free airport/train station shuttle and parking.

Things You Need to Know

  • Walking distance to Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary and Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
  • 14 min drive to Fairbanks International Airport
  • Guests liked the relaxed restaurant
  • Guests liked the breakfast

Feedback From Real Customers

Teresa Jones

This place would rather have you sit in their lobby for 5 hours when they know you’ve been traveling for over 24 hours straight, than let you check in early when your room has been ready for hours even if you offer to pay extra Restaurant food and service horrible Bar is a joke

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2. Candlewood Suites Fairbanks, an IHG Hotel (2-star hotel)

About this hotel

An 11-minute walk from the scenic Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary, this laid-back, all-suite hotel in a modern building with a portico is also 2 km from the guided tours at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum and 7 km from Pioneer Park theme park.Relaxed, warmly decorated suites with kitchens feature dining/living areas, sofas and flat-screen TVs, plus free Wi-Fi, desks and DVD players.Freebies include laundry facilities and parking. Additional amenities comprise a 24-hour gym, a business center, and a relaxed terrace with shaded seating and BBQ equipment. Pets are welcome (fee).

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the kitchenettes
  • Guests liked the rooms, which have TVs
  • 4 min drive to Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary
  • 15 min drive to Fairbanks International Airport
  • Guests praised the service
  • Some guests complained about the breakfast
  • The fitness center has treadmills and elliptical machines

Feedback From Real Customers

Lita Consoli

This place was so quiet and clean! Everything was perfectly cleaned, dusted and organized The amenities were nice, J R

Watkins and a nice bathroom The kitchenette was great for leftovers and the bed was very comfortable They had 2 pillow choices, and “soft” or “firm” embroidered on the pillow cases I’m not usually a one for hotels but I would stay with this company again!

Mary L

The room was very clean and cool, and had perfect darkening shades for the nonstop daylight Excellent sleeping! Which was a lifesaver, as our work schedule was long and irregular The front desk staff was AMAZING in how they worked with us on that; we had multiple changes, last-minute adjustments and more

Yet they worked hard to help us meet our needs Other hotels in Fairbanks were MUCH harder to work with on thisThis excellent customer service, on top of the wonderfully comfortable, cool rooms, was a huge help to us I will start with this hotel FIRST whenever my next trip north comes up I look forward to next time!Thank you, sincerely


The hotel is generally clean and well maintained! Carpet is a bit old and worn Housekeeping is offered once a week The staff are mostly friendly and very helpful

The blackout shade works really well so you feel you sleep at night The Dove Soap series is a nice treat The hot water is generous Soundproof is generally good Free washer and dryer a big plus! No restaurant on site No meals served here at allOne major caveat is they do NOT have a full kitchen as they claim If you plan to cook yourself mostly, this is not a hotel to do so There is a full size fridge, a dishwasher, and a microwave But there is NO oven A single electric range is very difficult to use and cook with The cooking utensils are plastic, over-used, flimsy! The knives are flimsy too and can’t even cut thru an onion without some efforts There is no hot water boiler if you like to make some tea!

3. Sophie Station Suites (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

This casual hotel is 3 miles from Fairbanks International Airport, and 5 miles from the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum and the Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary.Featuring balconies, the relaxed suites provide free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as living rooms and kitchens. Room service is available.Parking and a 24/7 airport shuttle are complimentary. There’s an informal restaurant with a patio, plus a laid-back bar. Other amenities include a 24-hour gym, a business center and 3 meeting rooms.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the large rooms and the kitchenettes
  • Guests praised the bathrooms
  • 5 min drive to the Pioneer Park
  • 9 min drive to Fairbanks International Airport
  • Guests praised the service
  • Guests praised the breakfast
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a bar

Feedback From Real Customers

Linda Aubin

This hotel is great, but what makes it so great is the people that work there We stayed for eight days and the front desk employees were amazing The entire staff were kind, they actually asked about why we were staying, and how our day was going, they were efficient, and they helped us with anything we needed!! The staff at breakfast, lunch, dinner and at the bar, were also extremely nice, and same with housekeeping! Usually in a hotel you’ll get one or two (if you’re lucky) nice employees in one department but to have excellent, caring, and overall good attitude employees in every department is such a rarity in this day and age and it just made my stay amazing! This hotel is lucky to have these employees and I would stay again just for the service I received!!

Karrie Clark

We ended up here because our other place cancelled on us and we were so glad they did! This hotel is beautiful The front desk staff is friendly and helpful The rooms are huge with a small kitchenette, separate sitting area, balcony, large bedroom, and a bathroom with a big closet

It was very clean and bright and we were sad we were only staying one night

Konrad Kersten

When we arrived to check in, we were told our reservation was for next week I don’t know how this happened because I called the day of arrival to confirm and was told we were good to goThey were able to find us a room but would not honor the price we were originally given

We were told over the phone they offered an Alaskan residence discount but they would not apply it when we arrived We asked to speak with management and were told they would not be in for 4 more daysWe wouldn’t stay here again Very unprofessional and their front desk workers lack customer service

4. Billie’s Backpackers Hostel

About this hotel

On a leafy residential road, this down-to-earth, colorful hostel is a mile from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and 3 miles from science and history exhibits at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. It’s a 2-minute walk from 2 bus stops.Homey mixed dorms in the main house and in a seasonal gazebo feature bunk beds and shared bathrooms; some add futons and/or balconies. Private rooms are also offered.Hot drinks are complimentary. Other amenities include a lounge, a guest kitchen, a dining room and a deck, plus BBQ facilities. There’s also a campsite. Parking, coin-operated laundry facilities and bike rentals are available.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the rooms and the kitchenettes
  • Guests praised the beds
  • Guests praised the bathrooms
  • 2 min drive to the World Ice Art Championships
  • 13 min drive to Fairbanks International Airport
  • Guests praised the friendly service

Feedback From Real Customers

Jeremy Hall

Billie’s was welcoming, warm, and everything you could ask for from a hostel! I got there pretty early (around 10am) and she welcomed me in with no hesitation Slept the night on a bunk in the upstairs unit which had its own mini kitchen and bathroom too! My bunk mates were all very friendly and we had great conversation between us all At no point did I feel like my belongings were unsafe being left unattended but if I had they had a locked garage to store things in! For food there was a plethora of options all within a mile walk, even a speedway gas station for snack desires

If you’re prepping for a nature trip there was a sports store (beavers sports) also less than a mile away Billie herself was an absolute delight and I enjoyed every second of my stay and would recommend staying here to anyone So welcoming and homey! Thank you Billie (and friends and family) for a wonderful stay!

Maxime Turgeon

What a great place ! The owners are fantastic, warm and well travelled people that will do whatever they can to make you feel at home That’s rather easy since the place is tastefully organised A good kitchen, clean bathrooms and a nice yard to camp in if you want to

Very well situated, close to a bus stop if you’re on foot (Fairbanks has good public transportation) It was very hard to leave

Da-Wang Wu

We arrived Fairbanks at 1:30am, and Billie left a clear note for us to find our room without any problem Billie’s place was full of beautiful antiques and collections from different countries The private room was small but cozy, and the shared bathroom was beautiful

For visitors coming in late evening, it’s challenging to get an Uber, so getting a taxi from airport to Billie’s place will be the best option Also, Uber told us that it might take 20+ minutes for our driver to pick us up back to the airport on Sat morning… so having taxi company’s phone number ready will be helpful for your stay Also, the Little Owl Café nearby is a pretty good breakfast option!

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5. Holiday Inn Express Northern Lights Inn (2-star hotel)

About this hotel

Set 4 miles from downtown Fairbanks, this straightforward hotel flanked by green space is 6 miles from gold panning at Gold Dredge 8 and 10 miles from Fairbanks International Airport.Low-key rooms offer Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and kitchenettes. Suites add separate living areas, dining tables and pull-out sofas.Amenities include a gym and BBQ facilities. There’s also a coin-operated laundry. A breakfast buffet and parking are available.

Things You Need to Know

  • 10 min drive to Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area
  • Guests praised the service
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a fitness center
  • The fitness center has treadmills and elliptical machines

Feedback From Real Customers

Savannah Sullivan

We’ve been here for a week at this point and greatly look forward to the rest of our stay for the next, at least, month Thomas at the front desk has been the nicest, most accommodating person I’ve met He has been here with a smiling face that has made this stressful move a lot less stressful for me

All of the front desk staff strives to provide a smile and a hello every time I walk by if they are not busy Ariel, one of the managers, always greets me as I pass her I see her working SO HARD to make sure the hotel is spotless and that guests are happy with their stay If I could give this hotel a million stars I would! I am forever grateful for how supportive and sweet this staff has been to us


Excellent stay while visiting Wainwright Rooms are spacious and organized Alot of storage and shelves

Shower is okay and pressure is iffy depending if alot are using it at once My room had a good size fridge and 2 burner stove However no pans or utensils Morning breakfast was typical of holiday inn express except no pancake machine Walking distance to bowling alley and quick 2min drive to PX


My stay at the Holiday Inn Express Northern Lights Inn was a memorable one mostly due to the staff From the beginning, with a phone call to ensure my reservation was good, to arriving at the inn, and just each day of the over a month there, Ms Vivian and front desk personnel, house keeping and even the cooks in the morning for the breakfast were very hospitable

A good morning, good afternoon, or a quick hello, and asking about local attractions and shops, Ms Vivian was always pleasant to stop and talk to as were the ladies and gentleman at the desk Even after multiple delays with our return flight home, and having to extend out stay, staff always received us with a smile, a quick conversation and ensured a comfortable stay

6. Best Western Plus Pioneer Park Inn (2-star hotel)

About this hotel

This laid-back hotel is 2 miles from Pioneer Park and 5 miles from Fairbanks International Airport.Relaxed rooms have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and desks, as well as minifridges, microwaves and coffeemakers. Suites add pull-out sofas and whirlpool tubs.Complimentary perks include parking and hot breakfast. Other amenities consist of an indoor pool, a fitness center and guest laundry facilities.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the beds
  • The rooms have microwaves and refrigerators
  • Walking distance to Tanana Valley Railroad and Nenana
  • Guests liked the service
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a restaurant
  • Guests praised the breakfast
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a fitness center
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a pool

Feedback From Real Customers

Jyotin Thaker

This hotel was not my first choice But having stayed two nights, I would say I am not disappointed The room is good size, front desk folks are great help, it’s clean and well maintained and not too far from city

Gave 5 stars because of Staff service The bed is comfortable so had a good night sleep after a long day of travel Go ahead and book your stay here It’s a good hotel

Terra Swank

I moved to a small town 90 miles south of Fairbanks from California 4 years ago This ex-Californian LOVES to swim! Since moving to Alaska I haven’t been able to enjoy a swimming pool I decided I would find a hotel with a pool and really get a chance to relax

THE ONLY REASON I WENT TO THIS PARTICULAR HOTEL WAS FOR THE POOL $30000 and the pool was closed!!!!!! Check-in was at 4:00, I arrived a little after 4 and had to wait 30 minutes for my room to be ready I brought a bath bomb I had been saving so I could enjoy a relaxing bath, no bathtub! Did I mention $30000?

I Love Food Coma

I found an excellent deal on “Booking” website After reading many good reviews, I felt comfortable making a reservationThe Service: My flight arrived closed to midnight

By the time, I arrived at the hotel, it was late and I was super exhausted The staff at the front desk, Lance, was assisting me He was super efficient at the check-in process so I could go to my room & rest right away He definitely went above & beyond giving me a city map, local restaurant delivery phone numbers and information about the neighborhood without me asking first A+ customer service!The Room: Good size, clean & comfortable There are complimentary coffee & tea in the room LOVE their complimentary breakfast Not just typical bagel/muffin breakfast there are scramble egg, sausage patty, roasted potato, waffles, pastries, bread, cereal, fruit, yogurt & different beverage (coffee, tea, juices & milk) Totally a full breakfast!The Parking: Big parking lot, there is always a spot If the temperature is below zero and you need to charge your car overnight, they have several outlets in the parking lot as wellThe hotel is close to the airport, about 10 minutes drive It is close to the highway as well There are restaurants and shops just a few minutes drive close by Very convenient! Overall, very nice hotel in a good location!

7. Wedgewood Resort (3-star hotel)

  • Address: 212 Wedgewood Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99701
  • Phone: (800) 528-4916
  • Ratings: 4.3 (543 reviews) Very good
  • Website : Wedgewood Resort
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Down-to-earth apartments with kitchens in a casual hotel featuring a restaurant, a bar & a cafe.

About this hotel

Set on 105 acres by the Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary, this laid-back hotel is a mile from bird watching at Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge. Fairbanks International Airport is 7 miles away.Down-to-earth 1- to 3-bedroom apartments feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and kitchens, as well as balconies, dining tables, and living rooms with sofabeds.Parking and an airport shuttle are complimentary. Other amenities include a relaxed restaurant, a low-key bar and a laid-back cafe, plus a 24-hour gym. There’s a vintage car museum and 9,300 sq ft of event space. Breakfast (fee) is available.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the large, clean rooms and the kitchenettes
  • Some guests complained about the beds
  • Walking distance to Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum and Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary
  • 15 min drive to Fairbanks International Airport
  • Guests praised the service
  • Guests liked “Trail”, mentioned 24 times in reviews
  • Guests mentioned “lakes” 12 times

Feedback From Real Customers

Jeina Nguyen

Honestly I feel that this place theme is the 80s or 90s decorations Thats the whole point, so for them to keep it together is great The wall paints and cabinets are well maintained

Very spacious place that’s convenient to everything We had no problem with internet service Laundry room is onsite that works great The only complaint is the smell of the hall way

Raj Singh

Rooms are generally ok There is stale smoke smell everywhere, in the lobby and the room The restaurant is expensive

Some of the young staff at the reception are unprofessional and don’t know the answers to most commonly asked questions The part of the town this property is in is run down They don’t offer any shuttle service into town

8. Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Covering a full city block in downtown Fairbanks, this modern conference hotel is 0.3 miles from the Fairbanks Ice Museum and 6.1 miles from the University of Alaska Museum of the North’s cultural and historic exhibitions.The sophisticated rooms have free Wi-Fi, cable TV, minifridges and microwaves. Some rooms and suites feature added amenities such as separate sitting areas, kitchenettes and Bose audio systems.The hotel has over 17,000 sq ft of meeting space, including a ballroom that accommodates up to 500 guests. There’s also a fitness center, coin-operated laundry facilities, a casual restaurant and a separate steakhouse.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests mentioned the rooms are large
  • Walking distance to the Lacey Street Theatre and Fairbanks Children’s Museum
  • Guests praised the beds but some complained about the kitchenettes
  • Some guests complained about the bathrooms
  • Guests mentioned the service is friendly
  • Guests liked the casual restaurant
  • Guests mentioned “Continental Breakfast” 11 times
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a bar

Feedback From Real Customers

Harley Quinnzel

I ended up booking this place due to the lack of availability of other hotels and the services they offered The rooms were okay but could have been cleaned better and used an upgrade especially with the amount of money that the hotel is charging people It was nice that the hotel had a bar and a restaurant to eat that offered a buffet

If you want breakfast from the hotel you have to pay out of pocket which ended up being really expensive for the quality of food they they serve The food ended up being dry and not seasoned You would be better if you just eat somewhere else locally

Graham Porell

My recent stay at the Westmark was fair The location is good, near downtown Fairbanks, and the room was comfortable and quiet However I am not sure it’s a good value for the price

The fact there is no airport shuttle adds to the cost and Ubers can take a while to arrive Appears some competitors have shuttle services but Westmark does notThe service was not great – the front desk staff were curt and rude and were very strict about check in time I’ve never seen a hotel which wouldn’t even offer to check to see if a room is available upon arrival – I’ve stayed at hotels all over the country and world The staff were not very helpful or friendly about storing luggage eitherThe restaurant breakfast was overpriced and was of poor quality Would recommend finding other local places for breakfast which were much betterOn the bright side, the bar staff at Red Lantern were great, friendly, and should be commended for their great service

Paul Crawford

We stayed here the first night on a Princess Cruise Tour The hotel is clean and the room was spacious The service was kind, helpful, and reasonably quick

The tour guides seemed a bit frazzled and the intro process felt rushed and a tad disorganized, but with all the people they did a good job of getting us to our room by 10:30 when they initially said 4:00 We were grateful as we needed the sleep

9. Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Overlooking the Chena River, 1.7 miles from Fairbanks International Airport, this seasonal upscale hotel is 4.3 miles from the University of Alaska’s Museum of the North and 4.9 miles from the Fairbanks Ice Museum.Warm, traditional rooms (many with river views) feature free WiFi, cable TV and coffeemakers.On-site dining options include an upscale seafood restaurant, a casual bar and grill, and a coffee shop. There’s a riverside deck, guest laundry facilities, a fitness center with a steam room, and a tour desk for booking local excursions. A free shuttle service is available to and from Fairbanks International Airport.

Things You Need to Know

  • 7 min drive to Riverboat Discovery
  • 8 min drive to Fairbanks International Airport
  • Some guests complained about the bathrooms
  • Guests liked the service
  • Guests mentioned “cruise ships” 22 times
  • Guests liked the breakfast
  • One of the few hotels in the area with a bar

Feedback From Real Customers

scott schwed

This is a tough review The overall Princess experience was awesome, this place was a huge let down after 10 days of excellence Cruised up from Vancouver to Whittier, stayed at the Denali Princess lodge, everything was 5 star

This place was NOT Onsite dining is just weak staff seemed overworked, took 4 hours to get our bags They said cause we had a similar name to others so they just set our bags aside Ugh Took 3 hours to get an extra blanket The grounds aren’t very nice ( except the chefs garden) the whole area is not very nice to be honest Didn’t feel safe letting my kids wander Only walkable dining was at the hotel next door, but that was actually very decent Overall I think Princess needs to do some work here Honestly I would just sell the place and build a new resort in a little nicer area The two excursions we did in Fairbanks were great, but would skip this place or at least just spend one night

Lourdes Metcalfe

The rooms were great but the welcoming of the guests were less than adequate The other hotels had free coffee, cookies or muffins at Pikes place and made everyone feel welcomed Here, a lady asked for a cup and they gave it to her after asking

Water should be free in a cup I found it to be with no hospitality But the rooms are great!

Laura Edwards

This felt like any other hotel in the US Nothing remarkable or special That said the staff was helpful in answering questions, the patio/deck out back was beautiful and the food was decent

This section I included in multiple reviews: We were part of a Princess Cruise-Tour One component I didn’t fully understand was how you move from lodge to lodge It starts with your arrival At each lodge you get an envelope, it has your room key, important information about the lodge (including any reservations you have made for activities or dining) and luggage tags You remove your current luggage tag and place the new tag on your suitcase before putting it outside in the morning (the information envelope tells you the time it must be outside) The staff then take your luggage and transport it to the next stop You go about your day and in the evening at your next lodge the process repeats It is a seamless way of making this travel managable and fun There is no check-in line, no delay when you arrive waiting on room keys The minute you have your envelope the time is yours to relax, explore, eat, drink, socialize This was a fantastic way to vacation – like a road trip without the stress of a road trip

10. River’s Edge Resort (3-star hotel)

  • Address: 4200 Boat St, Fairbanks, AK 99709
  • Phone: (907) 474-0286
  • Ratings: 4.2 (382 reviews) Very good
  • Website : River’s Edge Resort
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Quick Summary: Quaint riverside resort with quaint cottages & rooms, plus a waterfront restaurant.

About this hotel

This riverfront seasonal resort is 2.2 miles from Fairbanks International Airport, 3.7 miles from the University of Alaska’s Museum of the North, and 3.9 miles from the train station.All of the traditional hotel rooms have Wi-Fi, cable TV and coffeemakers. Quaint cottages add private patios; some overlook the river.An airport and train station shuttle service is complimentary. There’s a riverside restaurant with a terrace. Breakfast is available.

Things You Need to Know

  • Guests praised the clean rooms and the beds
  • 6 min drive to Pioneer Air Museum
  • 9 min drive to Fairbanks International Airport
  • Guests praised the friendly service
  • Guests mentioned “Patio” 13 times

Feedback From Real Customers

Anne Cerveny

Stayed for 1 nightPros: cute little cabins along the river! They were clean and spacious The staff were very nice

Cons: full buffet breakfast is not worth the price Comparable to free continental breakfasts provided at other hotels Our cabin also had a LOT of mosquitoes inside

Minal Kamat

We were at River’s Edge for 2 nights Our cottage was next to the Chena River Lovely service and and accommodation! We were dropped/picked from the railroad/airport and our suitcases were held while we visited the Chena hot springs

Rooms are clean and neat They allowed us to take their towels to the hot springs Definitely a must visit!

11. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fairbanks Airport (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

In a tree-filled area 1 mile from Fairbanks International Airport, this informal hotel with a wilderness theme is 2 miles off Highway 3, and 3 miles from the historically themed Pioneer Park.Relaxed rooms feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as microwaves, minifridges and coffeemakers. Some rooms have kitchenettes and/or sofabeds.Parking and breakfast are complimentary. Other amenities include a gym and a convenience store.

Things You Need to Know

  • The rooms have refrigerators and coffee makers
  • 7 min drive to Pioneer Air Museum
  • 8 min drive to Fairbanks International Airport
  • Guests liked the friendly service
  • Guests liked the lobby, mentioned 17 times in reviews
  • Guests praised the breakfast
  • Guests praised the bar

Feedback From Real Customers

Syrena Rheault

Stayed 1 night- hotel pretty clean and decent Beds need to be upgraded as I can feel a spring or 2 (im not a heavy person) The mattress covers need to be cleaned, my bathroom has no door knob, thankfully it was just me in the 2 bed room

There is also something gross stuck on the wall by the towel rackFood area clean, food hot overall not bad, housekeeping just needs to clean the rooms a little more

Nina Driver

We arrived late into Fairbanks and this hotel was close and in a convenient location I cannot say enough great things about the staff working at the hotel I wish I would have gotten names, but both the person working the night shift and the people working in the morning were great

I had an unfortunate issue with the taxis in front of the airport and the hotel staff were so nice and compassionate about it Also, the complimentary breakfast they serve is actually REALLY good I was pleasantly surprised

Patricia King

I had to change rooms and finally got one that looked decent The heater didn’t work, no remote, and it was creepy dark Looks nothing like the decor

Service – ice everywhere almost fell going into the hotel Sidewalk was a death trap Couldn’t open a side door to leave the hotel because the ice was to high It opened just not wide enough $167 nite I have stayed at far better places that are old and well kept I only checked in for a few hours Terrible

12. Alaska Grizzly Lodge (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Located 14.8 miles from Fairbanks International Airport and 9.6 miles from downtown Fairbanks, this B&B is set in a wooden lodge in a countryside setting known for moose sightings. It’s 9 miles from Creamers Field State Migratory Waterfowl Refuge.The homey rooms feature private bathrooms and cable TV. Some also have decks and kitchens.Free hot breakfast is served in a casual dining area. There’s a communal kitchen and laundry facilities. WiFi is available in public areas.

Things You Need to Know

  • 6 min drive to Paws for Adventure
  • Guests praised the service, which has a concierge
  • Guests mentioned “auroras” 16 times

Feedback From Real Customers


The rooms were cozy and clean and the bed was so comfortable!! The owners Fred and Janet were so friendly and treat you like family The living room area features a gorgeous fire place, many couches, and two large breakfast tables overlooking beautiful scenery There are also large porches that provide lovely views

I cant wait for my next stay here! There is no way I will back to a hotel when I visit Fairbanks

Da-Wang Wu

We stayed in this lodge for 4 days / 3 nights, and everything has been so perfect! Super friendly, kind and helpful staff Very delicious breakfast with a wide selection of food options Beautiful and comfortable room (Deluxe Upper with 2 Queen Beds + Balcony – can see aurora from the balcony) and the common area

The wake-up call to see northern light was amazing, and it’s extremely convenient to wait for aurora inside the lodge, check the webcam and just go out to the docks whenever there’s light No additional walking was needed! We just went out to check and quickly came in to have hot cocoa or continue sleeping for most of the night Eventually, we saw northern light for consecutive three nights staying in this lodge Highly recommend!!

Sid S

Simply amazing! Great location, nice views of the aurora, caring staff and owners, delicious breakfast, and close knit feeling with other guests tooThe moment we got to the lodge, we got a very warm welcome from Roy He and Denise handle most of the day-to-day and they’re both wonderful people; always willing to go the extra mile to make the guests feel comfortable

We also met the owner Fred who was great to speak with as he shared his experiences and encounters And as a bonus, their dogs Tasha and Riley are adorable!The lodge has about 15 rooms, all under one roof and most of the guests spend time in the cozy common area with tables, armchairs, board games, and outdoor decks We met and connected with so many of the other guests there during our 3 night stay that the place started to give a very homely/familial feelYou’d wake up in the morning to fresh and delicious breakfast served, you’d interact with the other guests and discuss each others’ stories about looking at or for the lights the previous night and then you’d get on your way for outdoor activitiesThe rooms were nice and the decks offered a lovely view of the awe inducing northern lights And despite that, the lodge isn’t too far from a lot of restaurants or even the airport for that matterPS: They will also offer to knock at your door in case you’re asleep when the lights show up!

13. Hotel North Pole (3-star hotel)

About this hotel

Off Route 2, this relaxed hotel in a shopping plaza near multiple casual eateries is a 13-minute walk from the landmark Santa Claus House statue and a mile from the Tanana River.Straightforward rooms feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Suites have microwaves, minifridges, and tea and coffeemakers. Extended-stay suites provide kitchens and separate living rooms.Complimentary continental breakfast is served in an informal dining area. Parking is available. Minimum-stay rules may apply.

Things You Need to Know

  • 11 min drive to The Alaskan Experience
  • Guests praised the service

Feedback From Real Customers

Kristopher Ashton

Very nice place at a good price The facility was clean and modern, staff were all very friendly and helpful My room was clean and the bed was comfortable

What else can I say? It was a little annoying that fox news was always on the breakfast room TV, considering that fox news has repeatedly and regularly been proven to lie and present falsified information (fake news) to influence the uninformed A more neutral news station would have been a welcome reprieve from the fox news disinformation machine

Carol Ann

I’m a local & normally stay in Fairbanks when I decide to stay over But I decided to stay in NP this time & I was pleasantly surprised!When I pass through NP I often comment that they really should do more to decorate for visitorsWe walked up to our room (Rm 319) and outside of the door was decorated for Christmas

We entered and BAM, it was all decorated The tree was lit and the fireplace was on 🙂Turns out I had booked the Santa Claus Suite without knowing itIt was comfy, cozy & I’d stay there again for sure

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