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Aurora Borealis Lodge

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The tour is a great value, shuttle from downtown included. Warm indoor space with warm drinks and cookies for waiting, Mok (rhymes with bloke) is the best host imaginable. The 10pm until 2am hours flew by! The outdoor deck is ample for individuals and the tour bus arrivals, there's room to set up tripods, and great advice available to shoot...

3Thank ewahlcc
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I just came here for the Aurora Tour, I didn't book a room to stay. First impression, I was skeptical. The tour van looked weak and was crowded. We came on a slow night, and every seat was filled. There was about 25 of us there with room for more people. The Lodge is beautiful, spacious, lots of seats, very...

1Thank artsymrdarcy
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I booked our hotel about 1 1/2 year before, as a Christmas gift to my husband, whose dream was to see the Aurora Borealis. You will need to book that early, since the lodge has only four rooms plus one separate chalet and the period for best chances to see the Lights is not too long. We booked four nights...

4Thank 25Sueli
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We went to The Aurora Borealis Lodge for an evening to see the Northern Lights. A driver picked us up at our hotel and drove us to the lodge. The place was a perfect location for Northern Lights viewing and Mok was a great host. We had 4 solid hours of Norther lights viewing. I would recommend this to anyone....

Thank L C
Arlington, Texas
Reviewed 9 March 2016

If you ever venture to the Fairbanks area to view the spectacular aurora borealis, stay at Aurora Borealis Lodge at Cleary Summit for wonderful accommodations and an incredible view of the northern lights. Mok (the owner) and his wife Akiko, along with business partner Logan Ricketts, have built a cozy, well-equipped lodge and chalet for viewing the lights and "unplugging"...

1Thank CD0259
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We had five of us (two families) spent a few nights at the Aurora Borealis Lodge. Instead of staying in the individual rooms we chose the Logan's Chalet which was a single stand alone lodge with a single bedroom on the ground floor and a loft with two queen beds. This chalet is not on the same property with the...

Thank Tobbie888
Hartford, Ar
Reviewed 5 March 2016

I just returned from a 5 day trip that included myself, husband, sister and brother in law. We stayed in Logan's Chalet which was perfect for 2 couples. The kitchen is modern and the living area is cozy, complete with an electric fireplace in the island that divides the kitchen and living room. The upstairs loft has 2 beds, so...

2Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 11 February 2016

The lodge is small in number of rooms but each room is of impeccable quality, spacious and with large windows for watching the Northern Lights. On 3 of our 4 nights we saw amazing, spectacular and breathtaking displays from the large comfortable couch in our rooms. Kitchen is well equipped. The management is cooperative, attentive and we rate this as...

Cedar Park, Texas
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We stayed for 4 night at the lodge in room 4 (downstairs). There were 4 of us total with me, my wife and our 2 kids (26 & 14). We arrived one day 1 and the room was very clean and roomy. With 4 of us sharing the room I had worried it might not have been large enough. Well...

3Thank Bob B
Riverview, Florida
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We had a wonderful stay at the lodge. Accommodations were unbelievable. Mok made our visit very easy. Driving to the lodge was safe and clear roads. We got to see the Northern Lights on all 3 nights. Very convenient walkie-talkies in the room to notify us when the lights come out. The room was very lean and comfortable. The kitchen...

5Thank CLO-K1234

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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: $266 - $300 (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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“I stayed in room 4 for three nights and room 2 for five nights (both were amazing).”
CharleeA4, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We didn't stay in the lodge; just went for viewing Aurora.”
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ryser7, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best views, helpful owner, neat rooms, convenience”
877jingc, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The best views are from the 2nd floor, but your views and photos from the 1st floor will be wonderful too.”
clover1613, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the second floor with great views. No matter what the room, you'll want to go outside to see the Aurora.”
  • Double beds, comfy sofa in front of windows for viewing the Aurora when you get too cold outside
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  • Clean and well equipped kitchen with oven, microwave, coffee maker, dishes, utensils
oneyearoff, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
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