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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 12 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 23 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...

8Thank Dee5891
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 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
Cypress, Texas
Reviewed 19 September 2015

After trying a different Aurora viewing option the night before, we visited this lodge and were very pleased. It is a very comfortable place for viewing and Mok is a gracious host. It is great that he has photo equipment to take your picture with the Aurora in the background. We had clouds the first night, so returned again and...

Thank StevefromKaty
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I loved this property - with or without the aurora. It was immaculate - even under the bed had been vacuumed. There was a kitchen and 2 beds. The bed itself was amazingly comfortable with awesome linens and pillows - loved it! There were huge windows with a gorgeous view. I would love to come back. Mok was the property...

1Thank Chloedallas
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The rooms all have a kitchen in it, so they are much bigger than a typical hotel room. It is nothing fancy but the rooms are VERY clean, cozy and perfect to view NL or have other family members (from other rooms) dine in with you. The lodge is about 20 min North of Fairbanks. Pretty easy drive. Mok is...

1Thank Sammyc
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Great lodge with great hospitality! This is something that we always wanted to see with our own eyes and it just felt so surreal. We didn't stay at the lodge, we drove up to it from our hotel in Fairbanks, it was $25 each. You get to relax in a warm lodge with big windows while drinking coffee/hot chocolate until...

2Thank Cheryl B

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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: ₹ 13,375 - ₹ 15,055 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Aurora Borealis Hotel Fairbanks
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“Get a room on the second floor. There are only 2, so book welll in advance”
 of 5 bubbles anitalB671RC, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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