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This Alaska hotel offers friendly service and modern accommodations all within minutes of the airport and bustling downtown Fairbanks.

Feel right at home at the Fairbanks, Alaska hotel with modern furnishings and generous amenities. The spacious, tidy, and smoke-free rooms at the Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge offer high-speed Internet access, refrigerator, desk, cable satellite television, and a coffee maker. 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. Unwind after a long day of sightseeing or out-of-town work in the well-equipped and modern fitness center.

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 the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is only five minutes away. The Fairbanks International Airport is also only a couple of 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! Enjoy your stay

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types, cats, birds, etc., may be accepted at the hotels discretion. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $50.00 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair and cleaning.
Child Policy
Children 18 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 2.7 mile(s) from Univ of Alaska Fairbanks


  • 0.08 mile(s) from Greatland River Tours
  • 1.60 mile(s) from Museum of the North, 2000 years of Alaskan art.
  • 1.90 mile(s) from Pioneer Park
  • 2.21 mile(s) from Alaska at 40 Below
  • 2.21 mile(s) from Riverboat Discovery
  • 2.60 mile(s) from El Dorado Gold Mine
  • 3.10 mile(s) from Bernice Allridge Park, amenities-covered picnic pavilion, playground and trails.
  • 3.60 mile(s) from Ice Museum, larger than life ice sculptures on display in summer.
  • 4.80 mile(s) from Large Animal Research, guided tours of mushoxen, caribou reindeer
  • 16.60 mile(s) from Santa Claus House, Christmas & Alaskan gifts, toys, souvenirs, and collectibles
  • 55.00 mile(s) from Chena Hot Springs Resort


  • Adjacent to Brewster's, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Adjacent to Chena's Fine Dining, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Wolf Run Restaurant, Cafe, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.40 mile(s) from Pike's Landing, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, dinner,
  • 1.90 mile(s) from Pump House Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Pad Thai, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Denny's, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2.10 mile(s) from Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.50 mile(s) from The Cookie Jar, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Gambardella's Pasta Bella, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 3.80 mile(s) from Lavelles Bistro, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner,
  • 4.20 mile(s) from The Roundup Steak House, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Chilli's Grill & Bar, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 14.10 mile(s) from Turtle Club, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: dinner,
  • 14.80 mile(s) from Silver Gulch Brewing, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 15.10 mile(s) from Pagoda, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,

Nearby Cities

  • 100 mile(s) from Delta Junction
  • 356 mile(s) from Anchorage


  • 3.10 mile(s) from Mary Siah Recreation Center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from The Alaska Club, fitness and recreational center
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Birch Hill Recreation Area, a nordic skiing complex comprised of a state-of-the-art ski center and 32 kilometers of groomed trails.


  • 0.02 mile(s) from Fred Meyers
  • 0.03 mile(s) from Alaska Fur Company
  • 1.60 mile(s) from Interior Alaska Fish Pro.
  • 1.70 mile(s) from The Artworks, fine arts & crafts
  • 1.90 mile(s) from Baver Sports
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Barnes & Noble


  • Free local shuttle 24 hours
  • 2.10 mile(s) from Fairbanks International Airport
  • 3.60 mile(s) from Fairbanks North Star Boro
  • 3.60 mile(s) from The Alaska Railroad
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Fairbanks