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4.0 out of 5

"the lady at the desk was great! Our cabin was clean and nice.It was very quiet. The grandsons loved walking to the river to see it. " More

By a verified traveler on Fri 21 Aug 2020

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Near the airport

Within 3 miles (5 km) of this Fairbanks hotel, you'll find University of Alaska-Fairbanks and Georgeson Botanical Garden. University of Alaska Museum of the North and Palace Theatre are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Free shuttle, parking

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and free airport shuttle. Free train station pick-up is offered as well.

Free WiFi, patios

In addition to LED TVs with cable channels, the 94 guestrooms offer free WiFi and furnished patios. Private yards, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls are also available.

Cottage, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Garden Area

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Cottage, 2 Queen Beds, River View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Cottage, 2 Queen Beds, Garden Area

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Rivers Edge Resort ratings based on 11 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Rivers Edge Resort

Everyone (4) Couples (2) Family (1)
5 out of 5
the lady at the desk was great! Our cabin was clean and nice.It was very quiet. The grandsons loved walking to the river to see it.

Posted by , from Soldotna on Aug 21, 2020

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Aug 22, 2020 by Lisa

Thank you for choosing Rivers Edge Resort. I hope if you are ever in the Fairbanks area again that you allow us to provide you with another excellent stay. It is wonderful to hear good comments about our team. Safe Travels.

5 out of 5
The staff were very kind and helpful. The cabins are clean and accommodating. We have already booked to stay here again at the end of our trip.

Posted by on Aug 2, 2020

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Aug 5, 2020 by Lisa

Thank you for the nice review we are glad you enjoyed your stay. See you again soon!

3 out of 5
Very old fashioned, 60s throw back however this Alaska and a RV/cabin resort. Nothing wrong with it really

Posted by on Aug 31, 2019

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Sep 8, 2019 by Lisa

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5
The staff are the best; bend over backwards to ensure your stay is successful!

Posted by on Jul 26, 2019

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Aug 1, 2019 by Lisa s

Thank you for choosing Rivers Edge Resort. I hope if you are ever in the Fairbanks area again that you allow us to provide you with another excellent stay. It is wonderful to hear the good comments about our team.

3 out of 5
Very & extremely difficult to locate where check in office was located. Staff @ restaurant were not helpful. The room was very nice.

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019

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Jul 24, 2019 by Lisa S

Sorry it was a challenge finding the lobby. I hope the rest of your stay was enjoyable. Thank you for sharing your experience. Best Wishes,

4 out of 5
We arrived early in hopes of dropping our luggage off; the staff had already cleaned one of our cabins, checked us in and allowed us to store our luggage in our cabin. Really like the cabin set up. You have real privacy in that you don't have to worry about guest noise above or next door. The rooms are nice-sized; we had a small porch where we could sit outside in the evening. It's quiet, nicely appointed. Their restaurant is really good; need to remember that beer needs to be cold. They also have RV facilities. I would make reservations there again in a flash.

Posted by , from WA on Jul 27, 2018

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2 out of 5
Stayed here a night before getting picked up by friends in the morning. Saw they offered a 24 hour shuttle service from the airport - called the reception desk and asked and they said they would send one right away. Waited ~30 min (hotel is only a couple of miles away from the airport) for a ride, then finally the van showed up. Once I got to the hotel, the lady at the desk didn't speak to me whatsoever other than to get my name and check my reservation. Gave me my keys, no word of any facilities or a Wifi password, then walked away. I had to find my own room and carry my two suitcases and fishing pole up the main set of stairs without any offer of help from the receptionist - yep, no elevator here. My room was nice enough, but the hotel service really sucked. Not to mention they don't even provide a free continental breakfast - with the price you pay for the room, not providing any food is a little ridiculous.

Posted by , from fairbanks alaska on May 16, 2017

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May 22, 2017 by Rob

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We will use your feedback to improve our services. We hope the rest of your Alaska trip is enjoyable.

4 out of 5

Nice and convenient with a great restaurant.

Pros: Location.
Cons: Coffee in the lobby for early risers!!
Location: Good.
I expected a river front room and was assigned one back away from the river. The hotel runs many ture busses through which can be very annoying due to the noise of early am departures!

Posted by , from colorado on Jul 3, 2015

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5 out of 5

This place is EXCELLENT!

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet, river access
There is nothing like this place in town! How unique! Being in your own cottage makes the place feel like your own. The cottages were clean and comfortable, excellent housekeeping and great front desk staff! I highly recommend this place!

Posted by on Jul 14, 2011

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5 out of 5

a good choice

I had read mixed reviews about the Cottages- I was pleasantly surprised to find they were wonderful- private, quiet, clean, comfortable. We had a river view. We saw those that weren't on the river and although very nice- I would recommend the river. We had fun watching the boats- we ate breakfast on the patio outside our cottage. There aren't a lot of frills but it was clean and comfortable and quiet. The staff was wonderful. We would stay there again without hesitation. Thank you River's Edge.

Posted by , from ohio on Jun 26, 2011

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Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from September 1 2020 to March 31 2021 (dates subject to change).

The property is closed between September 16 and May 12.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Rivers Edge Resort. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a train station pick-up service are free. Self parking is free. This 3-star Fairbanks hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 94 guestrooms or units
  • 86 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Fairbanks Intl. Airport (FAI) (3.9 km / 2.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and train station pick-up; area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Rivers Edge Resort offers 94 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to furnished patios. 32-inch LED televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Private patio (furnished)
  • Private outdoor space
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 9:30 AM.

Chenas Alaskan Grill - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Miners Hall - This buffet restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fishing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit 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. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. 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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10.95 and USD 14.95 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Rivers Edge Fairbanks
  • Rivers Edge Resort Fairbanks
  • Rivers Edge Resort Hotel
  • Rivers Edge Resort Fairbanks
  • Rivers Edge Resort Hotel Fairbanks

You should know

  • Rivers Edge Resort offers transfers from the airport and train station. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation on arrival with your arrival details.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.