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    The Aurora Express

    1550 Chena Ridge Rd, P.O. Box 80128, Fairbanks, AK 99709-2609
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    Overview
    • Excellent92%
    • Very good7%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “dining car” (17 reviews)
    “train cars” (20 reviews)
    “pullman car” (3 reviews)
    Free Parking
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    Breakfast included
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    31 - 35 of 74 reviews

    Reviewed 8 September 2014

    This place was great, you get your own rail car, and each of us then had our own tiny sleeping room. Had a great sleep and then had wonderful breakfast. Owner is a piece of work, she yells out "who wants coffee" from behind the...More

    5  Thank HClowd
    Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

    This is definitely one of those places that you have to say you stayed in! We stayed in the Can Can room- which was decorated in a very 'over-the-top' way! Such a neat place, and beautiful view! The hosts were great and very friendly. The...More

    3  Thank hkp440
    Reviewed 25 June 2014

    What a cute idea!!! Well worth the stay!!! The décor Suzie comes up with is absolutely outstanding!!! so fun, naughty, not politically correct :) The last place you expect a train to be is in the middle of the mountain... btw Suzie is your true...More

    3  Thank Bwalters1
    Reviewed 8 September 2013

    If you like things a little quirky you'll love this bed and breakfast. We stayed in the Caboose and thoroughly enjoyed it. Breakfast was delicious and our hosts were friendly and full of energy. When you're there look at the photos of how Mike managed...More

    7  Thank elizabethp_10
    Reviewed 7 September 2013

    We stayed for one night in the Aurora Express Caboose. It was a very unique place to stay. Very comfortable bed, tight potty room but adequate, still had the smell of a train (not a bad smell), very quiet location a few miles out of...More

    5  Thank applebyutah
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    • Free Parking
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    • Price range
    • US$ 145 - US$ 225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Location
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    • Fairbanks
    • Also Known As
    • Forget-Me-Not Lodge And The Aurora Express Hotel Fairbanks
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    dennisrollercoaster
    2 August 2016|
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    Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
    Dear Dennis, First of all, congratulations on a couple of things: your retirement (hoo-ray!!) and staying at the Aurora Express. The Aurora Express is about 4-5 miles out of town. You will have to have a car. There are no... More
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    12 May 2016|
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    Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
    The Aurora Express is not open during the winter. The owner explained to me that when the weather gets really cold its too difficult to insulate the pipes. This is a real train and all of the plumbing is above ground. He... More
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