This Alaska hotel offers friendly service and modern accommodations all within minutes of the airport and bustling downtown Fairbanks.
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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! Enjoy your stay.
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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.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
Not only were the staff very helpful with their shuttle, they were attentive to any needs, and very personable! Checkin and checkout process was painless, food was great as well. Only note is that...
By Michelle V
We stayed here for two nights and you do really need a car to get here. Reasonably centrally located and this was the last stop for us in Alaska. Beds were comfortable and the complimentary...
Palmview, Australia on 14-Dec-2019
Hubby and I landed Fairbanks at 2am. The hotel 24hr airport shuttle was FANTASTIC! We just had to call the hotel after we landed and collected our bags. Ashley M came by in less than 10mins! She...
Perth, Australia on 10-Nov-2019
The Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge stay of 7 days was wonderful. The hotel was clean, quiet, and centrally located. The staff were all very helpful with any need we had. Our room was very clean...
Dry Ridge, Kentucky on 01-Nov-2019
A few years ago, we stayed at the BW Pioneer Park, and this time, based on the price and review differences, we decided to stay at the Chena River Lodge, assuming we’ll get an increase in comfort and...
Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
Weight lifting equipment
24-hour front desk
Laundromat, $3.00 USD fee.
Safe deposit box
Cable or satellite television
Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
Photocopy, nominal fee
Physically challenged facilities
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged
Cold weather hook-ups
Airport car 24 hours
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
Cable or satellite television
AM/FM alarm clock
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
High-speed Internet access
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Easy chair available
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
Accessible table in eating area
Public restrooms accessible
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Telephones have volume control
Visual fire alarms
Visual smoke alarms
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,
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