Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge

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Pillowtop beds, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Pillowtop beds, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Pillowtop beds, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Pillowtop beds, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes

Overview of Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge

Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge

2.5 star property

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
1255 Tvsa Way, Fairbanks, AK, 99709

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPioneer Air Museum3 min drive
  • Popular LocationPioneer Park3 min drive
  • AirportFairbanks, AK (FAI-Fairbanks Intl.)4 min drive
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Alaska Museum of the North6 min drive

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About this area

Fairbanks

Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge is located on a river and in an area with good shopping. Pioneer Park and Alaska House Art Gallery are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Fairbanks Golf Course and North Star Golf Club. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Carlson Center Event Arena or Growden Memorial Park. Be sure not to miss outdoor adventures like hunting, mountain biking, and mountain climbing, or hop on a bike rental nearby and take a self-guided tour around Fairbanks.

What's nearby

  • Pioneer Air Museum - 3 min drive
  • Pioneer Park - 3 min drive
  • Palace Theatre - 3 min drive
  • University of Alaska-Fairbanks - 6 min drive
  • University of Alaska Museum of the North - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Fairbanks Intl. Airport (FAI) - 4 min drive

Restaurants

  • Brewster's - 9 min walk
  • Loose Moose Cafe - 12 min walk
  • Hot Licks Homemade Ice Cream - 3 min drive
  • LuLu's Bread and Bagels - 3 min drive
  • The Marlin - 3 min drive

About this property

Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge

Riverfront hotel with free airport shuttle and fitness center
This smoke-free hotel features a fitness center, a business center, and dry cleaning. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station are onsite. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge offers 67 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. 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 shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and desk chairs, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision.

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

Languages spoken

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC), Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global), and SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 0 per stay)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free extended parking on site
  • Free RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Free offsite parking
  • Free 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:00 AM–9:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends

Things to do

  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • Lever door handles
  • Low-height desk
  • Low-height door lock
  • Phone accessibility kit
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-width doorways

More

  • Renovated entire property - February 2019
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 50.00 per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only
2 per room (up to 80 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per day
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 0 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Pet deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not served at this property
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Best Western Chena Lodge
Best Western Chena River
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Best Western Plus Chena River
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Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 404 out of 824 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 261 out of 824 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 94 out of 824 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 40 out of 824 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 25 out of 824 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.1/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff was nice the rooms were nice.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wi-fi was weak but perhaps it was my device (?)
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We went to fairbank for one night, last minute. The services and staff was very friendly and did everything in their power to accommodate a group of ten. Thank you!!!!
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The front desk was nice and helpful. The breakfast was amazing.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2022