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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Billie and her son were such fantastic hosts and we would recommend staying here to anyone. We arrived at 1am and were set up in a room quick and easily. A cozy and homely environment, great people and great location. They we very helpful and Billie was always happy to pop on a pot of coffee for us at midnight...

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2Thank Jemma B
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Billie is a warm and welcoming host! She was very welcoming and trustworthy, allowing me to arrive late after she went to bed and I just paid in the morning. The home is cozy and cheap, with some random antiquities like a 150-yr old piano. Not far from the bus though I had a car and parked for free out...

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4Thank Adam W
Jackson, Mississippi
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I am 52 and this was my first time to stay at a hostel. I was worried that I would be too old or feel out of place. However, this wasn't the case at all!! I loved it! I even went on an adventure with a couple of other travelers, one older than me and one still in high school....

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7Thank Byars1963
Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed here from feb 1 st to 5th, it was great. Billie is an excellent host. You can find great People around. Nothing bad to say. If you want to see the northern lights this should be your start point.

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9Thank Ramir0Andres
Whitehorse, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2016

This is my fourth time to stay at Billies over the last ten years and it has been a great place to stay in Fairbanks. You feel at home here meeting great people from all over the world. The owner Billie is nice and kind to guests and it is always nice to see her doing well. If you love...

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11Thank Tomo U
Torreon, Mexico
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

This hostal its the best ill ever been the owner its a great person always looking forward to help you with anything you might need. Dont expect a lot of guest in winter. Like in other hostals were you can make some friends. This is or was 50% of capacity and fairbanks isn't that turistic. But if youre comming to...

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11Thank Charlie M
New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I stayed at Billie's for a short 2 nights but truly fell in love with this cozy hostel. Billie her self was so nice and kind. She welcomed us warmly and provided great amenities. It's in a great location and it truly makes you feel like you're staying at home, not some foreign hotel or something. I would come back...

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13Thank Jane D
Japan
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Stayed at Billie's BP about 5 nights for our New year's trip. Billie was always kind to us and Joe was also nice all the time! Only one thing that we are dissapointed was we are not allowed to drink any alchol at this BP. We didn't know that and no one mentioned about that, so we bought a dozen...

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17Thank kiwiyuka
Colorado
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I am so fortunate to have stayed here at Billie's Backpackers Hostel. This was my first time in Alaska with ultimately the intent of hiking around Denali but first I was staying in Fairbanks for Christmas first. I was worried that I was flying in too late as my flight also got delayed, so I didn't even get to the...

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18Thank BecksMedical
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Billie's hostel is a lovely place. Billie is helpful and kind. And you can see the northern light just in front of the house if you are lucky enough! Billie's hostel is a really good place to meet friends, to talk with people friend diverse culture background, and to just stay. I did enjoy my six days here.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a SMALL family run hostel: LOWER LEVEL: main kitchen and bath, common room, Free House Phone, Wi-Fi & Internet, TV, Deck. UPPER LEVEL: Sleeping area, bathroom, quiet area, upper deck. All rooms may be co-ed, especially during the summer months. MAIN HOUSE (Billie's private residence): two private rooms with shared bath are available. Ask Billie for more information. GROUNDS: unheated gazebo that sleeps four and a Tee-Pee if you'd like to sleep outside but are not equipped to do so - both for summer use only. Ask Billie about these options. Also on the grounds are picnic tables, a large deck, barbecue , bikes(when available -first come first served), many sitting areas. LIMITED TENT SPACE FREE: long hot showers - anytime; coffee, TV etc... GARAGE STORAGE: large enough to store your packs, bikes and gear while you are away exploring for a few days or for a few weeks. YES... IT'S FREE STORAGE! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Billie's Backpackers Hostel

Address: 2895 Mack Blvd, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4006
Region: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range: $75 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The twin room was on the other side of the house from the dorms. Very quiet and peaceful!”
 of 5 bubbles DawnD396, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the upstairs bed next to the bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 162jerryj, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“I've only viewed the dorm. Apparently private rooms are available.”
 of 5 bubbles nhanse73, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Hostel with bunks and common spaces”
 of 5 bubbles vegan_ryan, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Private bedroom good. dorm looked good.many choices outdoors for tents, gazebo, tepee. 2 baths..great hot showers.”
 of 5 bubbles bonnieh438, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
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