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Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed 3 October 2016

ABL provides an affordable, comfortable place to view the lights. For as little as $25 per person, Mok provides a warm place to wait, light refreshments and bathroom facilities. This was probably the best value of anything I did on my entire trip. Mok is also a great host.

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Vacaville, California
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Imagine being able to enjoy the Northern Lights show from the comfort of a cushy couch inside a warm, cozy room. Or laying in bed, seeing the lights dance right outside the window. And, better yet, imagine being able to go to bed at your normal time, knowing someone ELSE was going to stand out in the cold and let...

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Forest Hills, New York
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Mok is a honest and honorable businessman you can trust. He didn't charge us in advance. He told us it's going to rain that night and the possibility of seeing northern lights was very low. We trusted his judgement and didn't go for viewing. It turned out there's no northern lights that night. It saves us money and energy. (He...

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Katy, Texas
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This place is outstanding. About 20 minutes north of Fairbanks, you are far enough away from the city lights for great views of the northern ones, yet close enough to drop into town when you want to. Mok is extremely friendly and willing to answer any questions you may have. As for the "Could be better" review below, if Mok...

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Mok is a fabulous host and the unit was clean and well equipped. He was super helpful with daytime activity (hiking) advice and great letting us know about Aurora activity. I would highly recommend staying here.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Good location only for Aurora viewing but really nothing around and no staffs at the lodge if you need them, They only there for a short time. We stayed for 3 nights and another 3 nights we moved to Alaska Heritage House (we liked it here better). The thing that disappointed us was we went back the night after check...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We booked this well in advance and a lot really depended on the weather for a great view. Fortunately as we depart Alaska we were blessed with 3 nights of spectacular views of the northern lights. Mok made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived, greeting us as we drove in, and farewelling us as we departed this morning....

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I was skeptical to book this early into the season... So glad I booked this tour. This was probably my favorite one! We were able to see the northern lights dancing across the sky. So beautiful! Cassie, our tour guide was very informative and made sure we were all having a good time! Highly recommend this tour!!

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My wife and I just returned home. And we are missing Logan Chalet already. Great host (Mok). We will back w/daughter and son-in-law. Anyone thinking of visiting, rent a car from Airport and enjoy the view.Thank you again for having us. Amanda & Roy

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Norco, California
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We (4 adults) booked 4 days in November 2015 to see the Aurora Borealis in person. Sadly, the day we arrived, so did the overcast, and we never did see northern lights. We stayed in Logan's Chalet, which was wonderful!!! We had privacy and quiet, but were just a hundred yards from the lodge and hot chocolate. Mok was the...

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Address: Cleary Summit Rd., 1906 Ridge Run Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99707
Region: United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
Price Range: $268 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Aurora Borealis Hotel Fairbanks
Aurora Borealis Lodge Fairbanks, Alaska
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“I stayed in room 4 for three nights and room 2 for five nights (both were amazing).”
CharleeA4, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We didn't stay in the lodge; just went for viewing Aurora.”
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ryser7, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best views, helpful owner, neat rooms, convenience”
877jingc, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The best views are from the 2nd floor, but your views and photos from the 1st floor will be wonderful too.”
clover1613, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the second floor with great views. No matter what the room, you'll want to go outside to see the Aurora.”
  • Double beds, comfy sofa in front of windows for viewing the Aurora when you get too cold outside
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  • Sun starting to set
  • Clean and well equipped kitchen with oven, microwave, coffee maker, dishes, utensils
oneyearoff, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
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