Switch off your cell phone, escape and relax! Bettles offers the ultimate experience for the outdoor enthusiast, Alaska traveler and Northern Lights seeker. Enjoy the quiet beauty of the Arctic any time of the year.

In Bettles village, stay at one of our two accommodations, the Historic Bettles Lodge or the Aurora Lodge.

Historic Bettles Lodge

Historic Bettles Lodge

Built in 1952, the original Bettles Lodge became recognized as a National Historic Site in the year 1996. Offering a billiard room with pool table, full service kitchen and gift shop with local native arts & crafts. Activities and comfortable surroundings to keep everyone entertained and relaxed. Take it all in with a cold beverage on the screened in porch, a refuge against any mosquito during the summer months.

Full service dining room & bar in the Lodge lobby – we are available to cater any event, great for parties, weddings and celebrations. Upstairs in the Historic Lodge there are 6 cozy rooms that will take you back in time. These basic rooms offer all the amenities you need while you stay in a clean and comfortable piece of history. You can imagine yourself in the 1950’s when the rooms were first built to house bush pilots and dog team drivers carrying the mail.

Experience Alaska through new eyes, no false fronts – genuine, authentic – Alaska.


Aurora Lodge

Aurora Lodge

All of the luxury you need while away from home is waiting for you in the Aurora Lodge. Our Deluxe rooms offer Jacuzzi bath tubs and private bathrooms. After a day of hiking or a night of watching the Northern Lights heat up with our wood-fired sauna, ready at your convenience. A full service kitchen is also located in the Aurora Lodge. European breakfast in a basket delivered to your door, arrange with the staff when you would like to wake – your pace, your vacation. Relax in the lobby during the day between activities with wireless internet, up-to-date Aurora Activity on the lobby computer, or play DVD’s & Board games.  Hot chocolate, tea & coffee are available anytime as well as homemade baked goods. Enjoy a glass of wine or a local Alaskan Beer while you await the Aurora or watch the midnight sun never set.

Vacationing at Bettles is a wonderful adventure. Our remote Alaska countryside offers exciting opportunities for everyone.  Relax and get comfortable.

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We apologize, our long distance telephone isn’t currently working and has been sporadic over the past couple of weeks.  

Also, Bettles does not have cell phone service.

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– The  Staff at Bettles Lodge-