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Superb Glamping Yurt for a Unique Getaway in Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks, Alaska (United States)

Superb Glamping Yurt for a Unique Getaway in Fairbanks, Alaska

6 Reviews
Yurts
1 unit
4 guest capacity
Shared Bathroom
No pets allowed
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Description

This superb yurt rental is based near Fairbanks, Alaska, and offers glampers a unique getaway filled with outdoor adventure. The yurt can sleep up to four guests and comes with a spacious queen-size bed and an additional double sofa bed. There is a clean and comfortable private outhouse next to the yurt and guests will also have access to a shared bathroom with a hot shower. Freshly-laundered linens and towels are provided by the host, along with complimentary shampoo and soap.

This wonderful accommodation offers a simple and authentic style. The floor is carpeted, there’s a soft plush sofa, and an inviting wood-burning stove that provides warmth and comfort during chilly weather. Meals and drinks can be enjoyed at the dining table, which has seating for all four guests, and the host delivers a healthy, hearty breakfast to the yurt each morning. Glampers will be able to prepare their own coffee, tea, or hot chocolate on the handy propane burner. Other amenities in the accommodation include electricity, cell phone reception, and a hairdryer.

During every season, guests will find something wonderful to see from the private outside deck. The property’s team of sled dogs frequently pass by, along with gorgeous local wildlife. During the winter and spring, the northern lights can be seen decorating the night sky, and in the summer, glampers can marvel at the midnight sun.

Features

  • Queen-size bed
  • Electricity
  • Cell service
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Garden
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Deck/Patio
  • Toiletries
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
Guests traveling by car will find plenty of space to park on the premises. Outside, there are extensive grounds to explore, which include forested walking trails. The accommodation offers a private outdoor deck for viewing the midnight sun or the northern lights.

Inside, there is a cozy wood-burning stove. Glampers will not have a Wi-Fi connection but will benefit from cell phone reception at the property. There are facilities for making hot drinks, and the host provides a hearty breakfast each morning, which can be enjoyed in the comfort of the yurt. Guests will have access to a private toilet and shared bathroom amenities.

Guest Services

  • Breakfast
For an additional fee, the host offers a selection of dog sledding tours and experiences.

Location + Surroundings

Terrain
  • Hot springs
Local services
  • Supermarket
Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
This unique property is located in Fairbanks, Alaska. Guests will enjoy a peaceful and quiet rural setting among lush greenery and forested trails. In the summer, the sun never sets, and glampers can take in this phenomena from the comfort of their private deck. During the fall, the leaves on the trees offer a spectacular display of colors, and in the winter and spring months, guests may be treated to the sight of the northern lights dancing in the night sky. Around 20 miles away are the adjacent cities of Fairbanks and North Pole. Fairbanks boasts a huge selection of services and activities, while North Pole offers glampers year-round Christmas decorations and the superb Chena Lake Recreation Area. The property’s closest airport can be found around a 40-minute drive away in Fairbanks.

Activities

  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Winter sports
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Jeep tours
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Horseback riding
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Wildlife watching

This wonderful location boasts many opportunities for outdoor adventure. There are miles and miles of trails in the area for hiking and biking, with the chance to catch a glimpse of local wildlife along the way. Guests might spot moose, beavers, foxes, squirrels, and even black bears. Right from the property, the host offers dog sledding tours and experiences, whatever the season. A team of around 30 dogs live at the property, and glampers can learn the art of mushing or they can simply enjoy a sled ride through the beautiful woodland. Other winter activities available in Fairbanks include snowmobiling tours, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing. Guests can take part in skiing and snowboarding at the wonderful Moose Mountain Resort.

Those who wish to take to the water will be able to book a kayaking or rafting expedition, and the nearby Chena Lake Recreation Area has options for swimming, boating, or fishing. Glampers will find water-based indulgence and relaxation at the Chena Hot Springs Resort, which features a natural rock lake (for adults only), with a temperature of around 106 degrees.

The region has many great sightseeing, shopping, and dining options. There are numerous museums, art galleries, and historical sites to explore. Families might enjoy a visit to the Santa Claus House in North Pole, which is the home of the "Original Letter from Santa". Fairbanks has some wonderful shops, selling jewelry, gifts, arts and crafts, and sporting goods, so glampers will be sure to find a unique souvenir of their trip. The city also offers a wide variety of restaurants, with cuisine to suit every taste and budget.

6 Reviews

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
  • No Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Thirty: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 30 days before check-in.
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Additional Information

This property is not suitable for infants under two years old. Guests traveling with children under 12 should check suitability with the host before booking.

Pets are not permitted.

Smoking is not allowed, and the host does not permit parties or events at the property.

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