Charming Fairbanks Apartment - 10 Mins to Downtown

City: Fairbanks, Alaska Property ID: 382531

grand total: From $85 total Per Night

  • DETAILED DESCRIPTION
    * Please note that the homeowner lives on site, in a completely separate unit, and may be present during your stay. *

    Book your Alaskan adventure at this cozy 1-bedroom, 1-bath vacation rental apartment! Located on the ground floor, this quaint unit offers up to 5 guests all of the essentials including a well-equipped kitchen, and spacious interior. Drive to downtown Fairbanks, hike at Creamer's Field, swim at Chena Hot Springs or simply enjoy the apartment's peaceful wooded surroundings!

    -- THE PROPERTY --

    Bedroom: Queen Bed | Living Room: Full Sleeper Sofa w/ Memory Foam | Additional Sleeping: Twin Rollaway Bed w/ Memory Foam Mattress (Available only upon advanced request)

    This cozy garden-level unit is located in a geodesic dome home on a private 1-acre lot in a quiet neighborhood. Explore the local activities by day and relax on the comfortable 2-person sofa with a cup of cocoa by night!

    Start your morning with your favorite Keurig beverage on the lazy boy rocker and wait for your group to wake up. The central living space of this apartment features ample lighting, a Toyostove heater (for a touch of extra warmth), pretty wood cabinets, cedar closet, and a large picture window facing the garden and yard of giant spruce trees. Head out the door and explore one of the many scenic walking trails surrounding the property when you're not out exploring downtown Fairbanks.

    Make memories with your travel companions and prepare a new recipe for dinner in the well-equipped kitchen. Enjoy your culinary creations at the 4-person dining table and discuss which sites you want to see tomorrow.

    Finish off the night by watching your favorite movie on the flat-screen cable TV in the living room. If you're staying in the winter, be sure to check the sky for the gorgeous Aurora Borealis before going to bed!

    The bedroom of the property has a comfortable queen mattress and plenty of dresser space to store your outfits. Additional sleeping is available for 2 on the full sleeper sofa in the living room, and an additional twin-sized rollaway bed is available upon advance request.

    -- THE LOCATION --

    This apartment is nestled in the hills just north of the city and has the perfect location to explore all of the top sites around Fairbanks! The secluded neighborhood is ideal for a leisurely walk, with access to nearby ski trails for great summer hiking. If you forgot something at home, there are 3 nearby malls all within 10 minutes of the property.

    Throw on your hiking shoes and drive 11 minutes to the Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge. This former dairy farm is now a wildlife sanctuary, and offers several elevated trails through boreal forest, and stunning views of this scenic area! The Chena Lakes area is another hot spot for exploration located just 35 minutes away from the house.

    Drive 1 hour to enjoy the Chena Hot Springs and soak away your worries! This outdoor resort is a one of a kind destination with geothermally heated greenhouses, an outdoor hot springs rock lake, and an unbelievable place to view the Aurora Borealis!

    On the nights that you're not eating at the apartment, drive 10 minutes to downtown Fairbanks to enjoy one of the local eateries. Some of the top local favorites are The Little Owl Café (offering gluten-free cuisine) and the Cookie Jar for Brunch, as well as The Pump House, The Lemon Grass, or The Turtle Club for any special occasions!

    Some other local attractions are the Birch Hill Ski Area, Pioneer Park, Tanana Lakes, the Alaska Railroad, and the famous Denali National Park!

    -- THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE --

    Evolve Vacation Rental wants your vacation experience to be everything you hoped for and exactly what you needed. To make it easy, we help you find a property you love, offer world-class support seven days a week, and make sure our properties are safe, clean, and ready for your stay. Even better, each home has a Guest Contact available 24/7 for anything that’s on your mind. It’s a fresh new approach to vacation rental. Try Evolve today!

    -- ADDITIONAL DETAILS --

    Key Residence Features:
    - Amenities include a well-equipped kitchen, Toyostove heater (for additional heat), ground floor, flat-screen cable TV with a video library, free WiFi, 6-8 car driveway parking, optional housekeeping, and much more.
    - Fantastic Fairbanks location 10 minutes from downtown, within 10 minutes of 3 local malls, 1 hour from the Chena Hot Springs Resort, 35 minutes from the Chena Lakes, 11 minutes to Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, 5 minutes to the Birch Hill ski area, 15 minutes to Tanana Lakes or the Alaska Railroad depot, and a beautiful 2-hour drive to the famous Denali State Park
    - Airport: Fairbanks International Airport (8.6 miles away)

    -- POLICIES --

    Policies:
    - You must be at least 21 years old to book this rental.
    - No smoking is allowed anywhere on the property.
    - No pets allowed anywhere on the property
    - No events, parties or large gatherings.
    - Note that 4 guests can sleep comfortably in the bedrooms and 1 guest can sleep comfortably on the twin-sized mattress, bringing the maximum occupancy to a total of 5
    - Please keep all electronics at a reasonable volume to be courteous to the tenants above.
    - Please observe quiet hours after 9:00 PM.
    - Additional fees and taxes may apply.
    - Photo ID may be required upon check-in.

  • Location
  • DETAILS & AMENITIES

    Area Activities

    • Cross Country Skiing
    • Farmers Market
    • Festivals
    • Fishing
    • Hiking
    • Ice Skating
    • Kayaking
    • Live Theater
    • Miniature Golf
    • Mountain Biking
    • Museums
    • Playground
    • Rafting
    • Restaurants
    • Rock Climbing
    • Shopping
    • Sledding/Tubing
    • Swimming

    Inside Amenities

    • Kitchen

    Key Amenities

    • Carbon Monoxide Detector
    • Coffeemaker
    • Fire Extinguisher
    • First Aid Kit
    • Free Parking
    • Hair Dryer
    • Iron/Board
    • Smoke Detector
    • Trash Bags/Paper Towels
    • Wireless Internet (WIFI)

    Kitchen Equipment

    • Dishware and Flatware
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Spices
    • Stove/Oven
    • Toaster
    • Water Filter

    Other Amenities

    • Off Street Parking
    • Optional Housekeeping
    • Parking

    Property Amenities

    • Cable/Satellite TV
    • Central Heating
    • DVD Player
    • Flat-Screen TV
    • Games
    • Internet Connection
    • Keyless Entry
    • Linens Provided
    • TV
    • Towels Provided
    • Video Library

    Suitability

    • Car Recommended
    • Extended Stay
    • Minimum Age Requirement
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non Smoking
    • Suitable for Children
    • Suitable for Elderly
  • Guest Reviews (20)
    Write Your Own Review

    Reviewed by: Belle on

    Comment:

    Super nice place to stay in Fairbanks!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in August 2019

    Fantastic home away from home!!!

    Reviewed by: Dome Home on

    Comment:

    I can’t say enough good things about this home. The owner is wonderful to work with. It’s a wilderness getaway with in a city. It’s very clean and well maintained. It has everything you would ever need. I have stayed in many rentals and this one rates very high. Thanks

    Reviewed by: Jennifer on

    Comment:

    The host was very nice and ready to assist with whatever we needed.
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in July 2019

    Reviewed by: Joy on

    Comment:

    Nice place . Very roomy and clean . Easy to find and has everything you need . Highly recommended for group
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in June 2019

    Awesome

    Reviewed by: Gary on

    Comment:

    Very Nice place to stay!
    Convenient location in a country setting. Everything we needed for a comfortable stay was provided. Jocelyn was very friendly and helpful. She even gave us clean towels and fresh linens after a couple of days. The apartment, kitchen, and bathroom was super clean.
    We had a wonderful time and will definitely try and stay at this place the next time we visit the Fairbanks area.
    All of the great reviews are well deserved.

    Reviewed by: Mary on

    Comment:

    Convenient, clean, friendly and comfortable! Great spot and hosts!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in May 2019

    "Ditto" on Irving's review - we felt at home.

    Reviewed by: MJ (Irving's sister on

    Comment:

    We usually stay at hotels while visiting family in Alaska. We were blessed to be able to extend our stay at Jocelyn's by 2 days while there this year. Appreciated the flyers on local attractions, internet (kept my phone working), scissors, stapler and paperclips! Jocelyn asked if she could bring fresh linens down about the time we extended our stay....we said sure, but not necessary.....well....we were speechless after walking in and had to check each room out!! New pillows, sheets, comforters on both beds, towels and bathroom restocked!! Appreciated the surprise!!

    Spotlessly clean, quiet, yet centrally located.

    Reviewed by: Irving on

    Comment:

    Everything was so clean. The fridge, oven, microwave and whole kitchen was squeaky clean. The whole place was so nice. Great attention to detail in every aspect.

    The beds were so comfortable. With the ability to have everything while being tucked in the woods, yet close to downtown and shopping was amazing.

    Dome Haven is the best place in the Fairbanks area. Worth coming back to stay again.

    Reviewed by: Swapnil on

    Comment:

    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in February 2019

    Reviewed by: Hao on

    Comment:

    The place is beyond my expectation. The lady is so nice and always quickly responded!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in December 2018

    Pleasant Stay

    Reviewed by: Virginia & Stuart on

    Comment:

    We stayed at Dome Haven for an extended amount of time because we were in the area on a work assignment. We enjoy our stay at the apartment that is nestled in a grove of beautiful trees . The grove of trees provided us a great opportunity to watch the seasons change in Fairbanks. Beautiful in all seasons. The neighborhood is quiet and safe. The apartment is clean and served our needs well. The apartment provided a cozy place to spend our time. Jocelyn was a great hostess and was very willing to share her knowledge of Fairbanks. If we are ever in the area we would certainly stay here again.

    Perfection! Exceptional property at a bargain price!

    Reviewed by: Matt W. on

    Comment:

    We had a great experience over the 4 nights we stayed here. Our party was one adult and two teens. The pull-out couch was actually comfortable and the cot offered was memory foam and very comfortable as well. Full kitchen with a complete array of cookware. It was quiet, comfortable, and close to everywhere we needed to go. The owner checked in with us a few times by text to make sure we had everything we needed. Given this property is part of her home, it was the right touch so we didn?t feel smothered. Everything was great. We will definitely be back if ever we?re back in town. Thank you!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in August 2018

    Reviewed by: Carl on

    Comment:

    This is a private, quiet lower ground floor apartment in a beautiful setting. The hostess fitted us in at short notice, was very welcoming and had even made a birthday cake for my wife. With a few small improvements such as a larger bed this could be an excellent holiday venue. The spare sofa bed however, was very comfortable and ready to use.
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in July 2018

    Manager's Response:
    Carl, we're glad you enjoyed your stay overall at this Fairbanks Apt. and appreciated the thoughtful touches from the owner. The bed located in the bedroom of the suite is a queen-size bed, and the sofa sleeper is a smaller full-size bed as we note in the listing description, but we apologize if this caught you off guard. We value your great suggestion of the additional kitchen knives and tea kettle. The homeowner informed us that they intend to improve the suite with those additions. Thank you again for taking the time to leave this review! Best, the Evolve Team

    Everything You Need and More!

    Reviewed by: Nancy M. on

    Comment:

    The apartment has everything you need to enjoy your stay in Fairbanks. Jocelyn is the Hostess with the Mostest. There is a book with local attractions and maps. The location is absolutely perfect...about 15 minutes to the airport and 5 minutes from every type of store you need. The property is set back from the main drag, so is very quiet. You have privacy without having to be out in the middle of nowhere. We highly recommend staying here and hope that we will be able to come back soon!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in June 2018

    Reviewed by: ChaiDee on

    Comment:

    Some Haven was in a wonderful location for what we needed! Central enough that we could easily find our way around and back. We stayed with an infant and it worked out great. We just put a pack and play up in the room and we were able to use the living room the rest of the night!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in May 2018

    Perfect for our situation

    Reviewed by: Woods Clan on

    Comment:

    Dome Haven was an amazing place to stay! We stayed with 3 adults and 1 infant. There were great accommodations for all of us! It was great to have a kitchen and a place we could set up camp. Jocelyn is a wonderful hostess and was so helpful! She gave us fantastic recommendations for places to visit and things to do. We can’t wait for our next stay in Fairbanks!

    Quiet, semi secluded, clean, neat, comfortable

    Reviewed by: Barbara b. on

    Comment:

    It was so perfect for our 5 night stay, conveniently located. It was all that we needed and more. When we're in the area next time, we hope to be able to stay again!! Thanks, Jocelyn
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in March 2018

    Outstanding

    Reviewed by: Badavenport on

    Comment:

    What a perfect place!! It was just what we needed, quiet, comfortable, clean, peaceful, and cozy. Would highly recommend Dome Haven to anyone wishing the perfect wind down place after a busy day out exploring or visiting. Everything you need is right there and we were surprised that at some of the thoughtful items that were there for us to use. Dome Haven actually exceeds a 5 star rating!!

    Jocelyn is a wonderful host and we look forward to our next stay at Dome Haven.

    Very Good

    Reviewed by: Nathan on

    Comment:

    This was our first trip to Alaska and we chose a wonderful place to stay.
    The washroom was neat and clean and the entire house smelled really good.
    Had enought space to park atleast 4-5 cars.
    The place had automatic ligts at the entrance and electronic locks for the doors. You don’t have to carry the keys with you.
    The landlady welcomed us and showed a great hospitality.
    Would definately recommend to my friends.

    Great place!

    Reviewed by: Eddie & Lisa on

    Comment:

    The apartment was perfect for our needs. Dome Haven was very cozy and comfortable for our stay. The place was very clean, completely private, and very quite. We took advantage of the great restaurants so we did not cook much while there, but the apartment was equipped with everything we needed in the kitchen. Linen and towels provided and the queen size bed was very comfortable. There was an additional heater in the apartment but we found the place was warm and cozy that we rarely used it. The apartment is in a great location, close to shopping, restaurants and the downtown area. Also easy to get to many attractions. We enjoyed our stay!!!

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