Alaska Heritage House Bed and Breakfast

410 Cowles Street , Fairbanks, AK 99701 USA (Show map)


Our goal is to provide you the VERY BEST B&B experience you will ever have!! Check TripAdvisor for detailed reviews from guests who say we meet that goal. One guest wrote that the Alaska Heritage House "must be the most beautiful home in Alaska." No B&B in Alaska has a more interesting history. We are conveniently located downtown near a bus stop. Built in 1916, we are on the National Historic Registry and the house was fully restored to museum quality with period antiques in 2008. We are a living museum with all the modern conveniences, including new plumbing, DirecTV, free laundry and WiFi. We serve a full two-course delicious breakfast each day.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Alaska heritagr B&B

5 on August 16, 2016

It was a fabulous start to our time in Alaska. We met the most interesting people at the breakfast table. Ivhighly recommend it.

B and B charmant

5 on August 10, 2016

Nous avons beaucoup aimé ce B and B historique et plein de charme. Belle chambre, meublée et décorée avec gout, vraiment très agréable, dans laquelle on se sent bien. Délicieux petit déjeuner dans une très belle salle à manger; de plus les chocolats, gâteaux et boissons à disposition constituent un accueil sympathique. Personnel aimable, souriant, très accueillant. Que de très bonnes impressions sur ce B and B situé dans un quartier calme et agréable.

Wonderful historical residence and extraordinary comfort in a B&B

5 on August 05, 2016

Cozy haven in the neat little town of Fairbanks, you'll be close to everything and have a hearty, scrumptious breakfast.

Alaska Heritage House

4.8 on July 11, 2016

Exceptional, friendly service and very pleasant accommodation.

Great B & B

4.8 on July 08, 2016

My husband planned this entire 18 day trip to Alaska! He did a great job & to start off our trip our first few nights were at Alaska Heritage House B & B. We stayed in the Garden Room that was very charming! The staff was very nice & went out of their way to make our stay very nice! This was our 3rd trip to Alaska & we hope to return some day, & we will definitely put this B & B on our list of where to stay again!

Best place to stay in Fairbanks

4.4 on July 05, 2016

Friendly staff, clean rooms, awesome breakfasts, cool historical feel and furnishings, what else could you ask for. Located in downtown Fairbanks and convenient to everything. Would definitely recommend staying here.

First Trip to Fairbanks, AK

4.0 on July 03, 2016

We thouroughly enjoyed our short stay at the Alaska Heritage House. Our favorite part was sitting out on the large porch with a glass of wine. Loved all the antiques throughout the home as well. We wanted to stay there all week, but they were booked for the week we were there. We would highly recommend this B&B and when we return to Fairbanks, the Alaska Heritage House will be our first choice!

Loved our stay!

4.8 on June 26, 2016

We stayed 4 nights at the Alaskan Heritage House and it was wonderful! Beautiful, good location, lovely staff & fabulous breakfasts!!! Can't believe there would be a better place to stay in Fairbanks!

Warm Alaska welcome

4.6 on June 01, 2016

Despite the homeowner being away for a family emergency, the staff at Alaska Heritage House made our stay so warm and welcoming. The staff made adjustments to the breakfast based on the needs of a member of our party. The home was clean, warm, beautifully decorated. Anticipated visitor needs motivated the homeowner to stock the room with lots of amenities. Lovely place to stay while you're in the Fairbanks area.

When in Fairbanks this is the place to stay!

5 on May 03, 2016

Beautiful old mansion in downtown Fairbanks, full of antiques and graciously hosted. This is an interesting and comfortable place to stay. It is in the heart of town and close to everything.

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Rooms & Rates

Bunker Suite

A wonderful one bedroom suite, with a spacious kitchen, sitting area and private bath. Has two single beds also, so comfortably sleeps 4 people. Although located in our basement level, it has full size windows and it's cooler in the summer time because of it's location. Additional charge of $10 each per night for more than 2 persons in the room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double , 2 Twin

Georgia Lee Boudoir

A fancy room for that special occasion. This sports a double slipper clawfoot tub for two behind pocket doors. Does not have a standing shower. The beutiful european style tub has a handheld shower head.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Maids Room/shared bathroom

Small room with SHARED bath and antique single bed (extra long). Very lovely with turn of the century William Morris Wallpaper and antique furnishings.

  • Maximum Capacity: 1
  • Beds 1 Twin

Williams Room/shared bathroom

The original master bedroom with the original owner's bed. Direct entrance to bath from within the Williams Room. The bath is shared with Maid's Room through a second door from the hallway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Double

Garden Room

Our only wheelchair accessible room with direct access to the patio and greenhouse. Features Queen bed DirecTV, free wifi, coffee service.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Blanche Cascaden Room

A south facing luxurious room with an antique double bed and 1 single, a sitting area and lovely private bath. Window Air conditioner.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double , 1 Twin

Mary Lee Davis Suite

This is a lovely suite with a king bed and 2 single beds. The sitting area, kitchen, huge closet and private bath make this your perfect home away from home. Ideal for multi-day or extended stay. Rates are for 2 people. $10 per person/per night over 2 people in the room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Chena River Suite

A wonderful one bedroom suite, with a spacious kitchen, sitting area and private bath. Has two single beds also, so comfortably sleeps 4 people. Although located in our basement level, it has full size windows and it's cooler in the summer time because of it's location. Additional charge of $10 each per night for more than 2 persons in the room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double , 2 Twin

x Emergency/not for sale

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Check Dates


Location Type

Airport, Countryside, Downtown, Mountains, Small town


Fairbanks, AK (FAI) 5.3 miles

Directions to property:

Take a slight right on to Airport Way. In 4.3 miles, turn left onto Cowles St (go down 5 blocks). And in 0.5 miles turn left onto 5th Ave. You will find a large grey home on the corner of 5th ave. with the Alaska Heritage House sign.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Aurora Borealis, Dog Mushing, Hot Springs, Kayaking / canoeing, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Sports venue, Tours, University

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Copier, Fireplace, Ironing Board, Library, Outdoor grilling, Piano, Radio, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Bikes, Free WiFi, Free Laundry, 150 Channels of DirecTV, many HD

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Microwave, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Shopping

Check Dates


  • Check In:: after 3 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Deposit required for extended stay guests only (30 days or more).
  • Cancellations: If you cancel with 7 days notice, it will be penalty free. If you cancel with less than 7 days notice, we will charge 50% plus tax of the total cost of your reservation. If you cancel the same day as check in, we will charge 100% plus tax of the total cost of your reservation.



Mr. & Mrs. Tarrio

Languages spoken

Sing Language, English, Spanish

Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

We are friendly personable people who enjoy serving our guests and providing a wonderful and comfortable stay.

Check Dates




  • Time Served: Begins at 7:30 Ends at 9:30
  • Serving Location: Porch, Patio, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian local fresh organic, gluten free, dairy free

Signature Dish

Sourdough Waffles and Reindeer Sausage
A very Alaskan dish. Our sourdough is six years old and counting. A hot made to order decadent waffle served with genuine Alaskan reindeer sausage to fill up your belly for the rest of the day. Our maple syrup is %100 pure and our preserves/jams are made in house.