In shopping district
A stay at this hotel places you within half a mile (1 km) of Chena River and 3 miles (5 km) of University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Palace Theatre and Pioneer Park are also within 3 miles (5 km).
Renovated in 2019
This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the business center. There's a 24-hour gym on site, and a 24-hour front desk and dry cleaning are also provided.
Comfy beds, WiFi
Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 67 guestrooms also offer pillowtop beds and LCD TVs with cable channels. WiFi, hydromassage showerheads, and coffee/tea makers are also available. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Mar 25, 2022 by Cyndy-Guest Experience Representative
April, It was a pleasure to provide excellent service to you during your recent visit to our Best Western Chena River Lodge hotel. We are delighted you enjoyed our complimentary breakfast and comfortable spaces. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Apr 28, 2021 by Cyndy-Best Western Fairbanks
Thank you for a delightful review! We are so happy your stay was a good one and hope you will choose to visit again soon.
Oct 5, 2020 by Brittany - Best Western Plus Team
Our team is happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to having you back with us again in the future!
Mar 2, 2020 by Brittany - Best Western Plus Team
We truly appreciate your feedback! Thank you for staying with us and we can't wait to provide you another 5 star stay in the future.
Feb 19, 2020 by Brittany - Best Western Plus Team
We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us while visiting Fairbanks! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon.
Jul 17, 2019 by Brittany - Best Western Plus Team
I'm sincerely sorry to hear about the experience you had with us. Please contact us at your earliest convenience. We'd like to speak with you more about this. Thank you and we hope to hear from you soon.
Jul 15, 2019 by Brittany - Best Western Plus Team
My team and I are happy to see you had a good stay with us. We hope to welcome you back the next time you're in Fairbanks.
Apr 4, 2019 by Brittany - Best Western Plus Team
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our team. We are so excited that you enjoyed your time with us. Our entire team loves to come together to deliver memorable experience. We do hope that you choose to return soon.
Mar 29, 2019 by Brittany - Best Western Plus Team
Thank you for your feedback! I’m glad we were able to assist you with getting you a toothbrush. We hope you had a great experience with us and hope to welcome you back again soon.
Mar 8, 2019 by Brittany - Best Western Plus Team
Barry, We're so glad to hear that you had a perfect 5 star stay with us! I'm happy our staff was able to accommodate you and get your a ride to the airport. Isn't our breakfast delicious?! We hope to see you again soon the next time you're in Fairbanks.
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.
A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. The business-friendly Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge also features a 24-hour fitness center, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking is free. A complete renovation of Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge was completed in February 2019. This Fairbanks hotel is smoke free.
Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking , Free parking nearby
Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge offers 67 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers with hydromassage showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered once per stay and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.
For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Special check-in instructions:
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.
Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA), Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global), and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.