Where To Stay In Fairbanks
Where to Stay in Fairbanks
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This large 20 x 24 cabin with a broad, covered front porch supported by burled posts looks out over the Chena River and features exceptional access with wheelchair suitable ramps. Located about 37 miles from Fairbanks in the Chena River State Recreation Area, the cabin nestles in a handsome spruce-birch forest on the river inside the 254,000-acre recreation area.
A cozy 14 x 12 log cabin inside a 61-acre park with a boat launch site on the Salcha River about 40 miles southeast of Fairbanks in the Tanana River Valley. The site is known for its grayling fishing, with a July salmon run. With skiing and snowmachining in winter. The cabin may be unavailable for public reservations mid-May through mid-September.
This airy and handsome 16 x 20 cabin with a sleeping loft stands in a popular campground next to an 800-acre fishing and boating lake about 59 miles southeast of Fairbanks. The cabin may be unavailable for public reservations May 1 through Sept. 30 because it is used to house campground hosts.
This handsome 16 x 24 log cabin with a sleeping loft sits on the banks of the Chena River about 48 miles from Fairbanks, featuring the musical flow of the crystal river with decent fishing for grayling or a launch spot for float trips. It’s dedicated to the memory of Park Ranger Darryl Hunt, who managed the Chena River State Recreation Area from 1994 to 2003.
This cozy 10×16 cabin inside a campground about 22 miles up the Elliott Highway from Fairbanks offers great access to the 400-acre Chatanika State Recreation Area with nearby sled and ATV trails, and boating on the Chatanika River. Wired for electricity, the cabin may be unavailable for public reservations May 1 through Sept. 30.
This framed 12 x 20 cabin about 45 miles from Fairbanks is wired for electricity and offers a partitioned sleeping area, with space for up to four adults and a bit of privacy. Located inside the Granite Tors Campground, the cabin is a great base for exploring both the Chena Hot Springs Winter Trail (also known as the Yukon Quest Trail) and the 15-mile Granite Tors Trail.
The White Mountain National Recreation Area has over 200 miles of winter trails that are shared by dog mushers, skiiers, skijorers, and snow machiners and several cabins have been built along the White Mountain winter trails to provide visitors with safety and comfort during their adventures.
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This resort is a collection of private cottages set along the scenic Chena River. The owners wanted to create a private experience that was also conveniently located, and that encouraged guests to experience the outdoors. River’s Edge Resort does just that. The location is not far from town, but just outside each cottage guests can take a walk along the river or enjoy the floral displays across the property.
Set outside of the downtown bustle in a naturally wooded environment, the resort’s lodge-style buildings are spread out across 30 acres. Walk the meandering paths, which are punctuated by flower gardens, or explore an old miner’s cabin. Inside the hotel, the “home-suite-home” 1- and 2‑bedroom suites are a great option for groups and families.
Sophie Station Suites has 149 suites that are perfect for business travelers or vacationing families. All are one-bedroom units and come with a balcony and full kitchen. And if you don’t want to cook, you can get all three meals at the restaurant, Zach’s.
Reopening in 2022. See website for other Princess properties open in 2021. Set on the banks of the Chena River, the 328-room Fairbanks Princess Hotel boasts all the atmosphere of a wilderness lodge, yet it’s also one of the city’s most luxurious properties. It’s also conveniently located, close to the airport, shops, and restaurants. You can take a shuttle downtown to enjoy the sites, or enjoy walking around the various gardens and trails on the ...more
Modern and stylish, the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel is conveniently situated in downtown Fairbanks. The hotel boasts 400 guest rooms, yet provides the personal service of a small hotel. Features include spacious rooms, a fitness center, two new restaurants, and free Wi-Fi. Relax in your room or go for a stroll through the hotel’s fresh herb garden.
Pike’s Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks sits along the banks of the beautiful Chena River. Inside, you’ll find comfortable accommodations; outside are beautiful gardens and a greenhouse growing lettuce, strawberries, and tomatoes. Dine inside, or out on the waterfront deck. The hotel also has Wi-fi, to help you stay connected while on vacation.
You’re just a few minutes from downtown Fairbanks and all the major shopping sights, but at this 157-room resort hotel — part of the city’s renowned Fountainhead Hotels family— you’ll feel like you’ve found a quiet place in the wilderness.
Located on a quiet ridgeline outside of Fairbanks, the Borealis Basecamp offers 15 elegant clear-roofed igloos that have been custom designed and specifically positioned to maximize your viewing of the Northern Lights. You’ll also have the chance to take advantage of the camps many winter activities like dogsledding, snowmachining, snowshoeing, and fat-tire biking.