$143 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 16, 2014 Check-out: Aug 17, 2014

BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

3 stars
1255 TVSA Way, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4678
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
86 reviews
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
Very nice

Hotel rooms in Alaska tend not to be up to speed as their "outside" counterparts, but this Best... See full review

  • G. M.
  • May 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!

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

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Hotel Map

64.8395 -147.8328
Area served
Delta Junction, Anchorage
Nearby airports
(FAI), 2.00, MI, W;
Area description
Airport

Dining

Pike's Landing
1.40 mile(s) from Pike's Landing, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, dinner,
The Roundup Steak House
4.20 mile(s) from The Roundup Steak House, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
Chena's Fine Dining
Adjacent to Chena's Fine Dining, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: dinner,
Lavelles Bistro
3.80 mile(s) from Lavelles Bistro, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner,
Brewster's
Adjacent to Brewster's, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
The Cookie Jar
2.50 mile(s) from The Cookie Jar, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, 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,
Denny's
2.00 mile(s) from Denny's, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, 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 (86)

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
86 out of 86
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4.6
Location:
4.5
Value:
4.3

97% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Future resident of Denali
Seattle, Wa.
Jun 28, 2014

Very Nice!

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

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
G. M.
Palmer, AK
May 28, 2014

Very nice

Hotel rooms in Alaska tend not to be up to speed as their "outside" counterparts, but this Best Western is on par, if not better than comparable Best Westerns throughout the USA. The staff, room comfort, "freebies" the decor are superb. Check in and out is very quick. Everything worked, towels and beds were super clean and changed upon request. You can not ask for a finer place to stay for the price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Check out Sunrise Coffee, next to the hotel. Best coffee in Fairbanks

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
soccermom4
New York
Apr 29, 2014

Clean, comfortable, would return

I stayed here while visiting Fairbanks for a college visit at UAF. The beds were so comfortable, after having major jet lag from traveling from the east coast, we slept amazingly! The staff were pleasant, and the free breakfast was nice. Hotel was located in a great location, close to the airport and University. Would definitely recommend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Coldcowboy
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
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Fred Meyers shopping

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jimroy
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
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Visit the Alaskan wood company which is across the street.

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Winter runner
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
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Nickolson
Oakland, California
Feb 5, 2014

Very good

Very good position, warm and cozy coming from below 0 outside. Stuff very polite, but they need a little more training regarding touristic information.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Close to the airport, shopping center and restaurant area

Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
AleFin
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
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Nikki2013
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
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
AK Doug
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
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