$80 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 31, 2014 Check-out: Jan 1, 2015

BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

3 stars
1255 TVSA Way, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4678
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
63 reviews
Wonderful vacation

This hotel was top notch. All the staff were knowlegable and friendly. The breakfast was... See full review

  • Floyelouise
  • Sep 24, 2014
Very Nice!

Stayed a week and loved it. Room was nice, clean and quiet! The staff was very friendly and helpful. See full review

  • Future resident of Denali
  • Jun 28, 2014
This Alaska hotel offers friendly service and modern accommodations all within minutes of the airport and bustling downtown Fairbanks. Feel right at home at this recently opened Fairbanks, Alaska hotel with modern furnishings and generous amenities. The sizeable, tidy and smoke-free rooms at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge offer high-speed Internet access, a refrigerator, a desk, cable satellite television and a coffeemaker. Each morning, hotel guests can get a start to their day with a complimentary full continental breakfast. This Fairbanks hotel's business center allows business travelers to stay productive. This Alaska lodge also offers meeting spaces accommodating up to 15 people. Unwind after a long day of sightseeing or out-of-town work in the fitness center at this Fairbanks hotel. Vacationers can enjoy convenient freeway access, allowing for quick and easy visits to nearby local attractions - such as the Museum of the North, Alaska at 40 below, the El Dorado Gold Mine and the Ice Museum - most of which are only five minutes away. Families vacationing at this Fairbanks, AK hotel will be delighted to spend the day taking a cruise on the Riverboat Discovery or playing at Pioneer Park, Alaska's largest amusement park. This Fairbanks, AK hotel is the closest hotel to the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, making this the perfect location for visiting parents, students and staff to stay. Guests can rest assured, as a hospital is only five minutes away. The Fairbanks International Airport is also only a couple miles away from this Alaska hotel. For an affordable stay at an exceptional hotel in Fairbanks, Alaska, reserve a stay online at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge!

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge Rooms

1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,32LCDTV,REFRIG,HI SPEED,COFMKR,HAIR,FULL BREAKFAST
1 QUEEN BED
1 QUEEN BED,NSMK,32LCDTV,REFRIG,HI SPEED,COFMKR,HAIR,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,32LCDTV,REFRIG,HI SPEED,COFMKR,HAIR,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,WALK IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,ROLL IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,WALK IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Pool
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Guest laundromat
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Room
Television with cable
Radio
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Electronic door locks
Ironing board

Dining

Turtle Club
14.10 mile(s) from Turtle Club, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: dinner,
Pad Thai
2.00 mile(s) from Pad Thai, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Gambardella's Pasta Bella
3.00 mile(s) from Gambardella's Pasta Bella, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Chilli's Grill & Bar
5.00 mile(s) from Chilli's Grill & Bar, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Pump House Restaurant
1.90 mile(s) from Pump House Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Pagoda
15.10 mile(s) from Pagoda, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Brewster's
Adjacent to Brewster's, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
The Roundup Steak House
4.20 mile(s) from The Roundup Steak House, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
Silver Gulch Brewing
14.80 mile(s) from Silver Gulch Brewing, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine
2.10 mile(s) from Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner,

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (63)

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
25 out of 63
Amenities:
4.4
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
4.7
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.5

96% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
sudipta
Business
redmond, wa
Mar 25, 2013

good place to stay in winter

very good location, nice rooms and I liked the lodge and the common space on the 2nd floor. staff was very helpful and someone's always there even in the middle of night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Alaska enthusiast
Business
NYC
Nov 19, 2013

Very good hotel

Best Western Chena River Lodge is a fantastic hotel. It's very clean, nice decor, good (and free) breakfast, free parking. Really high quality.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
AK Doug
Business
Tok, AK, USA
Dec 13, 2013

great stay

Our check-in went smoothly with no problems. The room was spacious and very clean. The beds were super comfortable. The staff were friendly and the atmosphere was quite relaxing. The breakfast was excellent with the usual fare plus make your own omelet and waffles..

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Nikki2013
Business
Bay area, CA
Dec 17, 2013

Great experience!

I and my husband visited this December. We had a great experience overall. The staff was great and very accommodating.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
AleFin
Business
Alaska
Jan 22, 2014

Best price. Best hotel.

Front desk ladies are always super nice, even at 3 morning! The rooms are nicely decorated and really clean. By far the best hotel I've stayed in!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Winter runner
Business
Eureka, ca
Feb 24, 2014

Nice room for a decent price

Convenient location to grocery store and bus line. Great starting point for our weekend in Fairbanks. Quiet, warm room, even got some Aurora pictures from a nearby parking lot.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jimroy
Business
Ithaca NY
Mar 8, 2014

A Very Nice Hotel!

Our three night stay in March was great! The only issue was that the room was too warm. This was easily solved by opening the window. We will stay here again on our next trip to Fairbanks!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Visit the Alaskan wood company which is across the street.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Coldcowboy
Business
lake Havasu Arizona
Apr 6, 2014

Great Hotel Staff

Spent 2 days there. Morning breakfast was a real breakfast with numerous choices. The staff were helpful and always ready to assist.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Fred Meyers shopping

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
jacobh
Business
Boston, MA, USA
Aug 22, 2011

Best value we had in a hotel stay in Alaska

Hotels are expensive during the summer in Alaska, and for the price the Best Western Plus in Fairbanks was probably the best value we had for our entire two week stay in Alaska. The hotel was very clean and in good condition. The room was large and the bed was nice and comfortable. The location was convenient (we had a car), and it had all the facilities we needed including a laundry machine. The included breakfast wasn't gourmet, but it was good and saved us time and money in the mornings. It even had hot options like eggs, bacon, and a make your own waffle station.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Floyelouise
Business
Middlesboro, Kentucky
Sep 24, 2014

Wonderful vacation

This hotel was top notch. All the staff were knowlegable and friendly. The breakfast was great--omlettes to your making, assorted cereals, yogurt, fruit, pastries, juice etc. The room was very nice and the bed comfortable. Couldn't have asked for anything else other than sunshine the two days it rained!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

This hotel is centrally located. Close to airport and most of the attactions.

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