$129 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jul 25, 2014 Check-out: Jul 28, 2014

Rivers Edge Resort and Cottages

3 stars
4200 Boat Street, Fairbanks, AK 99709
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
8 reviews
AK Local Tourist

Loved the Chena River at sunset with the ducks. Loved pulling up to cottage and unloading at... See full review

  • local loves Alaska
  • Sep 4, 2013
Romantic Gettaway

We stayed in the cottages and they are very cute and quite sitting right by the Chena river. You... See full review

  • Aurorakat in AK
  • Jul 22, 2013
Fairbanks Alaska*s most unique hotel. Located in the heart of Fairbanks. AAA approved. The 14 acre landscaped riverfront is home to 86 private cottages each with riverfront or gardened courtyards for summer midnight sun and 8 executive suites classically designed at the central lodge. Chenas Alaskan Grill is your place on the river to enjoy breakfast lunch and dinner from our deck. Convention and meeting facilities for up to 200. Local interior Alaska and Arctic tours available with free transfers. Seasonal activities include canoeing float trips hiking and fishing guided by professional outdoor staff. Airport and Alaska railroad depot complimentary shuttle service. Open May to September. An afternoon on a sunny riverbank exemplifies the best of Interior Alaska this place is built around that knowledge. Trim little cottages stand in a grassy compound along the gentle Chena River where guests can fish for grayling. Inside each light airy cottage is an excellent standard hotel room with two queen size beds air conditioner heating ceiling fan telephone with voice mail coffeemaker hairdryer private bath. Each cottage has screened sliding glass doors that open to a private patio overlooking the river or the landscaped garden. Outside they are like a little village where guests can sit on the patio watch the river go by soak up the midnight sun and socialize.

Rivers Edge Resort and Cottages Rooms

River Front Cottage
River Front Cottage
Garden Cottage
Garden Cottage
Lodge Suite
Lodge Suite

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Phone service
Dining
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Vending machines
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
Security
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
FAX
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Internet
High-speed internet
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Outdoor parking
RV or truck parking
Bus parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Ramp access to buildings
Room
Heated guest rooms
Electronic door locks

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Hotel Map

64.8398 -147.8387
Nearby airports
(FAI), 2.00, MI;
Area description
West suburb

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 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 (8)

Ratings and reviews for Rivers Edge Resort and Cottages

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
8 out of 8
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.3
Value:
3.9

88% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Rivers Edge Resort and Cottages

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
local loves Alaska
Palmer AK
Sep 4, 2013

AK Local Tourist

Loved the Chena River at sunset with the ducks. Loved pulling up to cottage and unloading at cottage. No slamming doors or noisy upstairs or next door neighbors. Loved the silent cottage idea.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The breakfast at the COOKIE JAR. The Nolan French toast made from a huge fresh sliced cinnamon roll. Oh MY Wonderful.

Review of Rivers Edge Resort and Cottages

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Mike.in.ak
Anchorage ak
Aug 11, 2013

Nothing special

Hotel staff was friendly, but after complications with our reservations not being entered by the staff properly we weren't offered any upgrade or discounts. A good company treats its guests with the utmost respect and when a company makes a mistake they should reimburse their guest in some way. The cabin itself was fairly clean, everything inside reminded me of a Motel 6. The bedding was very old and outdated, the tv was ancient, the furniture was very worn, the mattress was extremely uncomfortable. Not a bad place for a Motel 6 price ($60-$80), they are just charging more than what it's worth at $130-$155. I wouldn't recommend this hotel to anyone. Again on a positive note, staff was friendly and hotel was fairly clean.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
2
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Brewsters

Review of Rivers Edge Resort and Cottages

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Aurorakat in AK
Alaska
Jul 22, 2013

Romantic Gettaway

We stayed in the cottages and they are very cute and quite sitting right by the Chena river. You can go out and sit by the river and spend time with your love.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Went over to the Chena grill which is within walking distance and you can eat and have a nice glass of wine and enjoy the river inside our out. Would recomment the appitisers since the dinners are about the same size. Food was good. Room was nice!

Review of Rivers Edge Resort and Cottages

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
proud of our military son
knoxville,tn
Sep 4, 2012

Beautiful vacation spot

The cottage was great. Very comfortable and great location. The staff was helpful and the resort offered a very good city tour. It was easy to find and there were stores and restaurants in the area for all of my family's needs.

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

Take advantage of the Discovery Steamboat tour and be sure to add the Dredge 8 tour where you pan for your own gold!

Review of Rivers Edge Resort and Cottages

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Bjtiff
Kalaheo, HI
Jul 3, 2010

Great place to stay.

Our stay was a one night stay over. Wished we could have been their longer. When staying in a new place one never knows when looking at the internet. But you won't be disappointed in your stay. Clean and dark on those long daylight days! Curtains do keep light out. The front desk gals, [...] and the younger gal, sorry can't remember name, were very kind and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

gas, grocery,airport close by

Review of Rivers Edge Resort and Cottages

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Bjtiff
Kalaheo, HI
Jul 3, 2010

Great place to stay.

Our stay was a one night stay over. Wished we could have been their longer. When staying in a new place one never knows when looking at the internet. But you won't be disappointed in your stay. Clean and dark on those long daylight days! Curtains do keep light out. The front desk gals, [...] and the younger gal, sorry can't remember name, were very kind and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

gas, grocery,airport close by

Review of Rivers Edge Resort and Cottages

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
strongman
Elko; Nv.
Aug 5, 2009

A place to take the family

Site see and ate good food.Nothing missing it was great.Alot better.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The salmon and halibut feast at the pioneer park down fairbanks.

Review of Rivers Edge Resort and Cottages

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
strongman
Elko; Nv.
Aug 5, 2009

A place to take the family

Site see and ate good food.Nothing missing it was great.Alot better.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The salmon and halibut feast at the pioneer park down fairbanks.

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