In Fairbanks, Alaska you’re sure to find warm hospitality, friendly locals and a vibrant city known as the Golden Heart of Alaska. There are many exciting things to do in Fairbanks that range from the adventurous and curious to family friendly and wholesome. Outdoor activities and tourist attractions are plenty here and whether you’re with us on business or leisure, we always encourage you to experience a slice of Fairbanks life.
Staying at our Fairbanks, Alaska hotel means more than just comfortable beds and great features. It also means a fantastic staff on hand to point you in the right direction of the many great sights and sounds of the area. Located near Fred Meyer shopping , the Chena River, and “Santa’s House” just to name a few—there’s something for everyone while they stay with us at the Best Western PLUS Chena River Lodge.
Our front desk has lots of great seasonal suggestions for recreation, come by to ask for suggestions.
Come by our front desk to ask for directions and suggestions!
The perfect combination of location and climate make for spectacular displays of light across the night sky.
Experience one of the best places to see the Northern Lights
Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge is perfect for business and leisure travelers as we are located less than 3 miles away from Fairbanks International Airport and the closest hotel to University of Alaska.
Boat down the Chena River when you hop aboard one of the local Riverboats in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Learn about the history of Alaska’s native people at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center.
Great for families with young children, you can find your way over to Santa Claus’ house right here in town.
The refuge comprises approximately 2000 acres of fields, woods, and wetlands in the Fairbanks North Star Borough.
Reasons to Stay with Us