The Aurora Express

Address: 1550 Chena Ridge Road, Fairbanks, Alaska, 99708, United States | Lodge
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

How has this lodge rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.


This lodge, located on 1550 Chena Ridge Road, Fairbanks, is near University of Alaska Museum of the North, Riverboat Discovery Tours, The El Dorado Gold Mine, and Georgeson Botanical Garden.
Map this lodge



    TripAdvisor Reviews The Aurora Express Fairbanks

    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Fairbanks


    A travel blog entry by kathrynmccormic on Sep 03, 2014

    9 photos

    ... was only interested in the hot springs. They were a bit of a disappointment as I compared them to Liard Hot Springs which were in a natural creek. These were in a man-made pool. They had done it up quite well with big rocks and a lovely pebbly floor. It was very clean and neat. I stayed in too long and felt quite unwell. It was stupid of me, but I did manage to shower and get dressed and make my way to the " turtle truck" where I soon regained my normal body heat. I ...

    Fairbanks-Chena Hot Springs-Back to TOK

    A travel blog entry by navillus on Jul 01, 2014

    42 photos

    ... we continue to the ...

    Young Athletes and Ice Art

    A travel blog entry by boysplus on Mar 18, 2014

    1 comment, 11 photos

    ... clothing helped her avoid serious damage but we felt badly for her. I think what was more embarrassing was the boy from Alaska that fell coming off the rail and slid directly into the Judges table taking them out like bowling pins all at the same time. No one was hurt and it was good for a chuckle. It was entertaining to watch but much more enjoyable to see and talk to the kids that are taking ...

    Bettles: Day 1

    A travel blog entry by journeyguy on Mar 03, 2014

    9 photos

    ... put this down to my confusion in thinking the Aurora Lodge was some great distance from the main lodge. Historic=spartan with bathrooms and showers down the hall. Still, I've had much worse over the years. Chris took us for our tour of Evansville, a local native community. Not a lot to see but we did stop off at Hannah's house, the original founder of the lodge to pick up the evening's desserts (rum cake it is rumored) . A stop by the float pond showed us ...

    It's 7:00 AM. Do You know Where Your Aurora Are?

    A travel blog entry by dixiej on Jan 16, 2014

    2 comments, 15 photos

    ... moving and bring us clear skies.

    We're sitting tight to see what the day brings. We're having dinner tonight with Debbie, Dave, and Debbie from up the road. Halibut, fresh cole slaw and baked potatoes. Things could be worse. We could be staying in town at the hotel we stayed at last year. (Kim says it really wasn't that bad. Hmmm) Instead we're in a beautiful place and have lots of time for the weather to cooperate and the stars ...