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Welcome to the Best Western PLUS Chena River Lodge

More than just a place to rest at night, our Fairbanks, Alaska hotel is a portal to explore the many sights and sounds of the state. Located just 3 miles from Fairbanks International Airport, our Alaskan hotel is a modern, welcoming place with friendly staff and thoughtful amenities. We are also the closest hotel to the University of Alaska Fairbanks. One of the premier hotels in the Fairbanks area, we invite you to stay, relax and thoroughly enjoy everything Fairbanks, Alaska has to offer.

In order to maximize time for exploring and minimize the hassle of travel, we provide all our guests with a set of complimentary services that include:

  • Wireless internet access
  • Deluxe hot breakfast offered daily in our lounge 
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center 
  • Free Parking

Enhanced Cleaning Measures

Based upon Covid-19 guidance from the CDC, OSHA and the EPA, Best Western's "We Care Clean" program builds upon our already enhanced cleaning measures giving you piece of mind while maintaining our exceptional guest service.  For more information visit We Care Clean.


What to do in Fairbanks, Alaska

From natural wonders to local events and even a visit to Santa’s workshop, there's something for everyone in Fairbanks. Known affectionately as the Golden Heart of Alaska, Fairbanks is a natural wonderland just waiting to be discovered. Jump aboard one of the River Tours available and boat down Chena River, or travel to us and experience one of the best places to see the Northern Lights. The perfect combination of location and climate make for spectacular displays of light across the night sky.


The Best Western PLUS Chena River Lodge is located approximately 3 miles from Fairbanks International Airport and the Alaska Train Station.  Let us make your travels as hassle-free as possible.

Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge Special Offers

Each Best Western® branded hotel is independently owned and operated