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Dale and Jo View Suites

3260 Craft Road , Fairbanks, AK 99708 USA (Show map)

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Exquisite suites and private-bath guest rooms surrounded by unbroken panoramic river and Alaska Range mountain views. 5 Star Amenities: Luxurious ' Select Number ' King Beds, Plush Robes, AC, Cable-DVD, Free Local Calls, Ensuite kitchen/laundry, Wi-Fi, Northern Lights Wake-Up Calls, Moose Alerts, Custom Breakfast, Business Center. Built in 2002. Designed to give each guest breath taking views, privacy and quiet. Beautifully appointed in designer fabrics, original art, and antiques. Our suites are like a 5 star hotel, our guest rooms like a elegant Bed and Breakfast. We want your Fairbanks, Alaska stay to be perfect!



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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

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5 on August 28, 2013

What a great Bed and Breakfast and the Perfect place to view the Northern Lights. We stayed here March 2013 and had a great time. The room was extremely clean and so very quite. The views are breathtaking, not only at night while watching the Aurora dance in the sky, but after the sun came up and you can see the Alaska Range and Mt. Denali. The breakfast that Jo fixed hot right out of the oven was always more than enough. Most days after spending the night outside watching the Aurora, we would get up just in time for breakfast, then go back to bed until around noon. It was a great way to spend a vacation and would go back to Dale and Jo's again with no second thoughts.

Amazing Stay Great Host

5 on June 29, 2013

This was our first time to Alaska so we wanted to choose a place that would give us the most for our money. After reading reviews and doing much researching, we decided on Dale and Jo View Suites. Best choice we could have made. Dale and Jo greeted us upon our arrival and from that moment on we felt like family. The room, Flower Room, was spotless thanks to Amanda their housekeeper. This is a very large room when it comes to B&B's. The breakfast each morning was served hot and fresh right out of the oven by Jo. Everything is home made and I can not wait for her cookbook to come out. We where never served the same breakfast twice which was also very nice. The views are amazing from anywhere on the property. The home is located just a few minutes from Fairbanks proper which is just what we had wanted. Close enough to make it easy to do and see things, yet far enough out to give us that country setting. If your going to Fairbanks for one night or a ten nights, this is the place to stay.


5 on June 28, 2013

My husband and I spent a few nights here June of 2013. It was the highlight of all the places we stayed while in Alaska. Dale and Jo are wonderful host. Warm and very welcoming. From the moment we arrived to when we had to depart we were made to feel as part of the family. The room was very, very clean, the hot breakfast was very filling. Kept us going until dinner. The select number bed i love that bed. After a couple nights sleep we got rid of all the aches of pains of traveling. This has got to be, in my opinion, the best bed and breakfast in all of Fairbanks. Thanks Dale and Jo for making our stay with you so great.

Fairbanks in March

5 on May 09, 2012

The purpose of our visit to Fairbanks was to photo the northern lights. The accommodations were excellent. Stayed in the apartment and the bedrooms were quiet (anytime of the night or day). The breakfasts were excellent. Being up and outside to 3 or 4 in the morning taking pictures didn’t mean that I was going to miss the real treat of the trip – Jo’s breakfast. Dale and Jo were exceptional hosts. They did whatever was necessary to make our trip a pleasure. The location was very good and convenient for photographing the northern lights, spent 2 of the 4 nights at Dales & Jo’s. The other nights were at Ester Dome, a short drive. The view from Dale & Jo’s made for great daytime photos. Wouldn’t change a thing.

"Wonderful B&B and Great Hosts"

5 on March 30, 2012

I can't say enough how special the owners of Dale and Jo View Suites are. The best choice we made for our first visit to Alaska and to view the Northern Lights was staying with Dale and Jo. Through years of experience they have mastered their craft. The breakfasts were beyond amazing and different each morning. Everything homemade fresh out of the oven. The accommodations impeccable, but the best part of our trip was feeling like we were staying with family. The Northern Lights did come out for us and thanks to Dale for knocking on our door to wake us up. We had planned on getting up every 30 minutes to look for them, but the bed was so comfortable we slept right through the alarm. This was the perfect place to see the Aurora. We could see them from our room, (The Spa Room), but going outside and watching the Lights with the other guest, just added to the experience and the beauty. We can't recommend this B&B highly enough. The next time we visit Fairbanks, Alaska, we will definitely stay with Dale and Jo.


5 on January 12, 2012

This is THE place to stay in Fairbanks! During our weekend stay, the hosts were fabulous -- cordial and friendly. We stayed in the beautiful Spa Room with a King Select Number Bed and an immaculately clean, huge en-suite bathroom. The breakfast was served in an impeccably-appointed dining room. Afterwards, we enjoyed our coffee around the table with other guest. The house and hosts are everything you could want (and more). We will absolutely return!

excellent,friendly and fantastic breakfast

5 on August 18, 2011

a place to remember


5 on August 17, 2011

We just stayed one night at Dale and Jo's. It was our 25th anniversary and we could not have choosen better... everything was perfect! The hosts, the room (We stayed at the Spa Room.) and the breakfast. If you are looking for something really special - this is the right place. We would have loved to stay for longer... and would really love to come back in winter to see the aurora!

"We felt pampered!”

5 on June 30, 2011

If you want to stay somewhere that has every comfort and attention to detail available then this is the B & B for you! We arrived pretty frazzled - but left feeling so pampered and spoiled. Dale and Jo will make you feel so special and like you are the only guest in the house. The breakfast is to die for. Jo made everything homemade fresh that morning. We could smell all those great morning breakfast smells in our room which really made hungry. It was more than we could eat, but of course ate it all anyway. Plus this B & B is absolulety spotlessly clean! We can't wait to stay at Dale and Jo View Suites again!

Pleasant room and great breakfast

3.2 on June 23, 2011

Located a little out of town, but not hard to get to, this B&B offered a very nice bedroom and common room, and the breakfasts were special. You will have to drive anywhere you want to go.

Innkeeper Response
We are glad our guest enjoyed their stay. We are in the borough of Fairbanks just 10 minutes from the University or 15 minutes from the airport. Fairbanks the city is 15 minutes away. The common room mentioned also has a full guest kitchen and dining room plus views of the Alaska Range and confluences of the rivers.

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Rooms & Rates

Executive Spa King Room

Select Number King Bed, 5 Sided Room, Panoramic Views of Alaska Range & Confluence of Rivers, 3 Windows 6 ' high and 8 ' to 10 ' wide, Ensuite Spa Bath: Soaking Tub/4-Person Multi-jet Shower/Bidet/Double Sinks, Dressing Room, Massage Table, Luxury Bath Robes, Wi-Fi, Flat Screen TV + Cable, Daily Laundry Service, AC, Included Full Breakfast Order from Menu, Spacious and Serene, Highly recommended for Honeymoons

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

Flower King Guest Room

Select Number King Bed, for Viewing Windows Each 5¿High, Large Screen TV + Cable, Lounging Couch, Computer Desk w/Ergonomic Chair, Luxury Bath Robes, Private Standard Bath, AC, Wi-Fi, Daily Laundry Service, Included Full Breakfast Order from Menu, Rich French Country Décor w/Mahogany Antiques, Audubon and Botanical Prints, Spacious and Luxurious, Highly recommended for aurora watching

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

Jacquard King Guest Room

Select Number King Bed, 2 Windows each 5¿High, Computer Desk w/Ergonomic Chair, 2 Bath Robes, Wi-fi, 24 hr Access to 1st Floor Guest Kitchen + Living Room w/Garden & Alaska Range Views + Washer-Dryer, Fax-Phone, Ensuite Standard Bath, Included Full Breakfast Order from Menu, Radiant Heated Floors, Easy 1st Floor Access. Recommended for Guests who prefer no stairs.

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

Palm Queen Guest Room

Queen Bed, 2 Windows one with river views, 2 Bath Robes, Ensuite Bath w/Double Shower, Handicap Access Bath, Two Closets, Cable, Fax-Phone, Computer Desk w/Ergonomic Chair,, 24 hr Access to 1st Floor Guest Kitchen + Living Room w/Garden & Alaska Range Views + Washer-Dryer, Included Full Breakfast Order from Menu, Recommended for guests who prefer no stairs and also would like a handicap bath with brace bars throughout.

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

2 Bedroom Suite w/Kitchen

Our 2 bedroom suite is over 830 square feet. Each bedroom has a private adjoining bath. One room has king bed and one has a queen bed! Full Kitchen with EVERYTHING! Living Room-Dining Room, Private Washer-Dryer, Daily Beverage Service Included, Wi-Fi, Recommended for Guest Parties of up to 6, One Step Private Entrance. Each room has: Satellite TV and DVD, Tower Fan and Air Purifier, Board Games, Extra Pillows and Blankets, Iron and Ironing Board, CD-Alarm, Black Out Shades. Rate quoted for 4 guests, each additional guest up to 5 is $15.00 per night, per guest.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

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Location Type

Near University of Alaska, Great Aurora Viewing Site, Confluence of Rivers View, Over 2 Acres Private Grounds, Convenient to Downtown, Convenient to Military Bases, Airport, Countryside, Mountains


Fairbanks, AK (FAI) 7 miles

Directions to property:

See map on our Web site. Take Chena Pump Rd turn right on Roland Rd, Left on East Chinese Hills Rd, Right on Craft Rd. On the right side look for our sign ' 3260 Craft Rd, Dale and Jo. '

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Riverboat Discovery, Ice Museum, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Botanical Gardens-Large Animal Research, Creamers Field Bird Sanctuary, Pioneer Park, Alyeska Pipeline, Hot Springs, Santa Claus House, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Computer, Copier, Washer/dryer, Wired internet , ' Select Number Beds ', Air Purifier, Portable Massage Table, Shoe-Shine Stool, Baby/Toddler Set Up, In-suite Private Washer/Dryer

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Dog Mushing, Flight-seeing, Ice Carving Lessons-Ice Hotel, Northern Lights Viewing, Snow Mobiling, 4-wheeling, Camping, Moose-Bear Watching, In Season Festivals and Events, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming

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  • Check In:: 4: 00
  • Check Out:: 11: 00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: We require no deposit.
  • Cancellations: 14 Days Cancellation Policy.



Dale and Jo Skinner

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

Dale is a former Alaskan dog musher and cycling enthusiast. Jo is an artist and chef. Both are in love with each other and Alaska.

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  • Time Served: 8: 30 or early bird
  • Serving Location: Guest Room Dining Room, Or Private Suite Kitchen, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Custom, No Gutten

Signature Dish

Fruit Tarts
Jo is a pastry chef who enjoys making in-season fresh fruit tarts. In summer Alaskan blueberries are used which are densely sweet and almost wine like in richness. Apple, peach, and mix fruit tarts are also made. All pastry is homemade in Joes kitchen. Sugarless Tarts can be made by special order for guests on restricted diets. Joes cookbook will be available in 2012.


Hot Deal

Great Alaskan Range Views, Peaceful and Quite

Regular Rate: $285 now $215 (25% Savings:)

THIS SPECIAL RATE IS GOOD THROUGH THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2015 FOR 2. 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Suite with full kitchen, washer/dryer, living room and dining area. This is a great suite for families and couples traveling together. Sleeps up to 6 people. There is a small additional charge for more than 2 people. Please contact the inn directly at 1 9074566838 to redeem this deal.

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3260 Craft Road , Fairbanks, AK 99708 USA (Show map)

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