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    The Aurora Express

    1550 Chena Ridge Rd, P.O. Box 80128, Fairbanks, AK 99709-2609
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    “dining car” (17 reviews)
    “train car” (5 reviews)
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    Mount Aurora Lodge
    96 reviews
    #6 of 24 Speciality lodging in Fairbanks
     
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    Reviewed 8 September 2013

    If you like things a little quirky you'll love this bed and breakfast. We stayed in the Caboose and thoroughly enjoyed it. Breakfast was delicious and our hosts were friendly and full of energy. When you're there look at the photos of how Mike managed...More

    7  Thank elizabethp_10
    Reviewed 6 September 2013

    We stayed for one night in the Aurora Express Caboose. It was a very unique place to stay. Very comfortable bed, tight potty room but adequate, still had the smell of a train (not a bad smell), very quiet location a few miles out of...More

    5  Thank applebyutah
    Reviewed 30 August 2013

    The Aurora Express is a truly unique experience in Fairbanks, Alaska. Located slightly out of town, this bed and breakfast is made up of seven train cars, located on a piece of track. Sue, the owner, had a dream where her grandmother told her to...More

    5  Thank lwithaz
    Reviewed 20 August 2013

    My husband and I spent the night in a caboose! Mike and Sue Wilson have converted an entire train to the most amazing B&B. On a high mountain overlooking Fairbanks with an amazing view, this B&B is like no other. They transported train cars to...More

    1  Thank juds2013
    Reviewed 21 July 2013

    We came back to the Aurora Express B&B this June-July (2013) after having first stayed there in 2008. It was better this time than the first time. Since your "lodging" is a train car (or portion thereof), TripAdvisor apparently wants to call this a "specialty"...More

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    • US$145 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 7
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    • Forget-Me-Not Lodge And The Aurora Express Hotel Fairbanks ,
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    dennisrollercoaster
    1 August 2016|
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    Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
    Dear Dennis, First of all, congratulations on a couple of things: your retirement (hoo-ray!!) and staying at the Aurora Express. The Aurora Express is about 4-5 miles out of town. You will have to have a car. There are no... More
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    Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
    The Aurora Express is not open during the winter. The owner explained to me that when the weather gets really cold its too difficult to insulate the pipes. This is a real train and all of the plumbing is above ground. He... More
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