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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, Amusement
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Owner description: Gaming center with an international flair, accepting both United States and Canadian currencies.

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Anaheim, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Typical smoke-filled Lobby. I think they try to keep the smoke to a minimum but it's still very strong. Restaurant has great food and pleasant, well-dressed waitresses. Some inexpensive updates can make this place even more beautiful. They definitely need to get rid of the dusty, plastic plants in the restaurant.

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Innisfail, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We liked everything about the place, Rooms with Balcony, Restaurant right there Casino. Free hot breakfast every morning and lunch and supper were great.

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KootenaiRiverInn, General Manager at Casino at Best Western Kootenai River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience at the Best Western Plus Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa. I am happy to hear you had a good stay and will make sure your comments reach our team. Thanks again for staying. Best Regards, Tom Turpin General Manager More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

over rated no one wins any money in casino . staff acts like they are to good to be around you if you complain the complaints disappear this place is full of corruption as well as the town

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KootenaiRiverInn, General Manager at Casino at Best Western Kootenai River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am sorry to hear about your experience not only at our facility but also our community. Sincerely, Tom Turpin General Manager More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

There is a good selection of new slots but the casino paid out better a few years ago before they got the new machines. With all the money they rake in from gamblers, you would think they could still afford to provide free wifi!

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KootenaiRiverInn, General Manager at Casino at Best Western Kootenai River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share with us your comments. I appreciate you taking the time to write. We are excited about our new gaming machines as we recently completed a nearly 100 machine remodel. Our Guests are pleased with not only the new machines but the new layout of our Fireside Casino room as well as new... More

Petaluma
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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233 reviews 233 reviews
118 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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