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Casino at Best Western Kootenai River Inn

7169 Plaza Street, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
800-346-5668, 208-267-8511
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Type: Casinos
Description: Gaming center with an international flair, accepting both United States and Canadian currencies.
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Petaluma
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Nice casino for some quick gambling . Three separate rooms, one non smoking. Deli and free drinks inside. Good choice of machines.

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Champaign, IL
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I stayed here for a week while I was working in the area. I was pleasantly surprised by the amenities and service from this hotel since it had gambling. My room had an big flat screen TV and patio that overlooked the Kootenai River. I had the most beautiful morning sunrises to wake up to from my room. The rooms... More

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Camrose, Canada
Top Contributor
227 reviews 227 reviews
116 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

There are 3 areas to play. Only one is non smoking. Lots of penny machines & choices. Deli & bar. Happy hour 4-7 with well drinks, beer, wine for $1 (limit of 2 per person, at a time), free coffee at the bar & deli in the morning. Friendly & helpful staff.

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Bonners Ferry
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I like their menu and when they have special dinners, such as Thanksgiving, they give a choice of menu which is limited, but wonderful. Their chef and staff do great brunches as well

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Kelowna, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

A bit smokey but so much better with payouts compared to our casinos in BC. We won enough to pay for our room plus dinner. Lots of older machines that seemed to be the ones paying out. Always an enjoyable stop for us.

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Simi Valley, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I realize it is called gambling for a reason, and therefore I am not critical how fast the money goes. Some machines seemed to be older generation and they all seemed pretty tight with payouts. It was a nice little diversion for a few minutes, but I think overall it is expensive to play them for extended periods. The smoke... More

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Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Very slot oriented casino. Spent a Saturday night here, it was not overly busy at all which was great. Two different smoking sections, neither of which was overwhelmingly smoky. Service was good, no complaints.

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CDA ID
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131 reviews 131 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This is a very small casino in a nice little hotel, but the minute you walk in the door of the hotel your over taken by cigarette smoke.. If your looking for action I don't think this is the place your looking for, mostly older people...not that there is a thing wrong with that, but if your looking to party... More

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Radium Hot Springs, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This Casino is designed to keep you in your chair longer, they give you lots of opportunities to win enough to play longer. You won't see many big jackpots. The smoking casino areas are very smoky. The non-smoking rooms seem underused and machines seemed tight. Overall it was a good experience.

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Cranbrook Bc
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

just stopped in to check out the casino and as usual we lost a few dollars in no time but that is typical of any casino.

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