|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
Please DO NOT contact the front desk at the resort to rent this cabin or ask anything about it. It is privately owned & operated. Unfortunately, they will not be able to assist you.
We are HIGHLY ALLERGIC so we do NOT rent to smokers at all.
Enjoy a truly once in a lifetime rustic Alaskan experience by staying in our adorable cabin on the resort property!
Heated with an oil stove keeping it warm and toasty even in the coldest temperatures! Comfy King Size Log Bed.
NO REFUND if canceled 29 days or less unless we are able to obtain another guest booking for the same time period.
2 PERSON MAXIMUM - ONE KING SIZE BED ONLY.
It is a DRY cabin which means it does NOT have a BATHROOM or running water like all of the cabins on the resort property.
However, there is a restroom open 24 hours per day in the Activity Center for your use only a one minute walk from cabin.
Purchase daily adult swim passes for $15 each at the Pool House desk. Enjoy a soak or swim and shower in the Pool House and Locker rooms. Bring quarters for the lockers.
The cabin is completely renovated and looks and feels like a deluxe cabin with nice amenities.
Bathrooms are only a ONE minute walk from the cabin in the Activity Center (24 hours daily-best option), the Pool House lobby (7AM-12AM) at $15 daily fee per person per day, to use the showers and hot springs lake.
Full Service Restaurant/Lounge (7AM-10PM). 3 outhouses are within a 30 second walk available 24 hours a day for that truly Alaskan experience.
FYI - We only rent the cabin for a 2 NIGHT MINIMUM. So whether you book and stay only one night, we block the cabin for a 2 night stay. There is no discount for only staying one night.
However, you won't have to check out by 11AM the next morning. It makes for a leisurely visit and you can stay a little later the next morning since the cabin has been reserved for the 2nd night.
A 2 night stay is required for all bookings. The 30 year old cabin was completely renovated inside and out in 2009 and is super cozy with a comfy king size log bed, 40 inch LCD TV & DVD player, 65 movie library, mini refrigerator & microwave, 2 luggage racks, 2 folding chairs, burl table & 2 chairs.
Cleaning the cabin after your stay is included in the rental rate with no additional fees, please leave any used robes or towels on the closet hooks before leaving and the cabin cleaner will take care of them.
The cabin has 2 Spa Robes & 2 pool towels for the hot springs, 2 folding chairs for the deck, 2 luggage racks, 2 head lamps for using in the dark, boot grippers for walking on icy surfaces, oil heated stove to keep it warm even in the coldest Alaskan temperatures!
It is beautifully decorated with gorgeous aurora photos taken by Alaskan photographer Todd Salat 'The Aurora Chaser' on one wall. Photos of the resort's activities taken by the cabin owners adorn the other wall.
Enjoy the afternoon sun on the deck of the cabin & watch Moose walk right by! The Moose photo was taken by the owner last summer while sitting on the deck reading a book.
LOCATION AT RESORT
It's a short ONE minute walk to the Activity Center (24 hours daily - best option) or resort's Restaurant (7AM-10PM) or Pool House (7AM-12AM). You can shower at the Pool House after your swim ($15 per person per day) and arrive at the cabin refreshed!
HOW TO GET TO CHENA HOT SPRINGS RESORT
You can either book the Resort's Chena Shuttle Service which is $199 round trip for a Single Person or or $250 round trip for two persons on same reservation in same van.
CHENA SHUTTLE VAN TRANSPORTATION
After booking your cabin and receiving confirmation, you may book the resort's round trip Chena Shuttle van transportation.
Please contact Natasha at (907) 451-8104 x 7 to book and pay for the transportation. The resort does combine van transportation groups so you may be required to spend a few hours upon arrival at the airport before the van picks you up. You will be notified of the pick up time and of any changes.
Or you can rent a car at the Fairbanks, Alaska airport (Alamo, Avis, Budget, National) and it's about 1 hour 20 minute drive from the airport to the resort.
Depart Fairbanks International Airport on Airport Way and travel about six miles staying on Airport Way. Turn left on the Steese Expressway intersection right before Ft. Wainwright Main Gate.
Take the Steese Expressway towards Fox about 3-4 miles and turn right onto the Chena Hot Springs Road exit about three miles from downtown Fairbanks.
Keep driving to the very end of Chena Hot Springs Road at mile 56.5 mile (completely paved and maintained year round) and you are there! Be on the look out for moose along the way on the side of the road!
So if you want a fabulous Alaskan getaway in a comfy cabin with amenities close by at a wonderful hot springs resort, this cabin is for you!
AURORA VIEWING & CABIN GUIDELINES
The Sun's Solar activity cycle increases which is GREAT news for those seeking their 1st Northern Lights experience! One of the best places on the planet to see them is at Chena Hot Springs Resort from August 21 to April 21 each year which we call "Aurora Season".
It is recommended to stay a minimum of 3 nights for a 75% chance of seeing them. See the Aurora Borealis move above your head while relaxing in the natural outdoor hot springs rock lake (ages 18+) in winter at the resort! Or take an Aurora Viewing tour for a close up view. Check out the Chena Hot Springs dot com website to view the list of summer and winter activities available.
* Please NO smoking of any kind inside or outside around cabin since the owners are highly allergic
* Check in at 3PM and check out at 11AM. Max. 2 persons, must be ages 25 & over, 48 hr notice required for reservations & payment
* Cabin cleaned and bed sheets changed after each guest stay
* Pet Friendly - $25 dog fee for entire stay. 25 lb. max. Please bring a leash and clean up after your dog. Maximum 2 dogs.
* No parties please! Resort owners live directly behind the cabin and you may be asked to leave without a refund if things get rowdy.
Denise and George Ferree have lived in Alaska since 1965 and 1972 respectively.
We love the freedom Alaska provides and its natural beauty and wildlife.
We enjoy sharing our private romantic getaway cabin at Chena Hot Springs Resort with all would be adventurers and dog lovers!
We have three little poochies of our own who love going to the cabin and heading in the woods for long walks and exploring.
The cabin's location on the resort property provides a unique opportunity to see moose walk right by the front door while still enjoying all the amenities you expect nearby, less than a minute's walk away!
Come see for yourself and book your Alaskan hot springs getaway today!
Denise Ferree purchased this cabin in 2008
George and Denise purchased the cabin in 2008 from the original owners who had owned it for 30 years and started renovations. After two years of long weekends and lots of elbow grease it was finally ready for visitors in December 2010!
Come see it for yourself and enjoy its comfort and natural beauty right outside your door!
Fairbanks offers lots of activities in summer and winter, so be sure to check out the Explore Fairbanks website to learn more about what is available to see and do when you are headed this way.
Also check out Chena Hot Springs website for photos of the incredible activities offered year round to keep you entertained while enjoying your Alaskan getaway.
Thank you very much! The cabin & Chena was perfect to spend New Years & ring in 2014!
the cabin is cozy, clean, and warm. Love the pictures hanging on the wall, snacks, and bottled water. Very close to everything. not bothered by the fact that we have to find bathrooms and showers in other buildings. saw northern lights two nights we were there. already recommended to friends.
All the information on this listing is accurate. The cabin is located on the grounds of Chena Hot Springs, and within walking distance to the hot springs, the Aurorium, and the Activities Center. Green lighting inside simulates the Aurora, which I saw during two nights. I soaked in the outdoor hot springs, enjoying the steam and the surrounding snow-covered hills.
The cabin was warm and cozy with the oil stove, even in below zero outside temperatures. The bed was warm and soft with several comforters. Green lighting inside simulated the Aurora. I watched several DVDs, and enjoyed the snacks that were provided. The lock system worked fine. Even though there was no water nor bathroom facilities, there was a lighted outhouse 100 feet away, and the Activity Center was open 24 hours/day.
I would return if in the area again. I would highly recommend this unique and rustic cabin.
Very cozy cabin. Loved the bed and complimentary snacks! Very close to everything!
Denise sent the detailed rules and regulations beforehand, along with a map that was helpful. I stayed at this rustic, cozy, and warm cabin from March 17-20, 2016 at Chena Hot Springs. The cabin was heated by an oil stove that kept it warm in below zero temperatures. To add ambience some of the lighting was green to correlate with the Aurora, which we saw two nights by the Aurorium. Appropriate pictures decorated the walls. The king size bed was very comfortable and warm with many pillows and comforters. I enjoyed watching DVDs and munching on the snacks. There were books about Alaska to enjoy. I signed the guest book with a glowing review. I would return to this cozy cabin if at Chena Hot Springs again. My daughter and husband, who stayed in another dwelling, would also like to stay in this cabin.
We soaked in the hot springs two times, ate at an excellent restaurant, and enjoyed tours of the geothermal energy and the world's only ice museum. Everything was within walking distance, including the lit outhouse, only 100 feet away. The Activities Center was open 24 hours per day for additional bathroom facilities.
Definitely the best place to stay at Chena. The cabin was very nice and comfortable. We also appreciated the snacks and fridge full of bottled water. We will always rent this cabin when we go to stay at the Hotsprings.
We appreciated the extremely comfortable bed and cabin overall! Decently private and the cabin is much better than the rooms within the resort!
60 scenic miles NE of Fairbanks. 1+ hr. from downtown Fairbanks or 1 hour 20 minutes from the Fairbanks airport on a completely paved year round maintained road.
The resort boasts 1940 acres of beautiful wilderness with an opportunity to see wildlife on the drive out along Chena Hot Springs Road and on nature walks at the resort.
It is also one of the best places on the planet to see the Aurora Borealis or 'Northern Lights'. Winter 2013-2014 will be the best Aurora viewing in over a decade.
Come see them for yourself and check it off your bucket list!
Other Activities: shopping, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, horseshoes, wildlife viewing, hiking
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
High Aurora Season
15 Aug 2016 - 21 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
22 Apr 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Aurora Season
21 Aug 2017 - 21 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Final cleaning fee included in rental rates. Please leave used robes and towels on floor next to red door.