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Safari Inn Downtown

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1070 Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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La Grande, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Clean, affordable with easy access to downtown events. Weak coffee with limited continental breakfast offerings but walking distance to great coffee houses, restaurants, entertainment. Good customer service as I was offered another secured parking lot when the hotel lot was filled with weekend revelers. Farmers market sets up across the street on Sat. AM's.

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Quito
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was our good luck that we just happened upon the Sarfari Inn when we passed through Boise. It was extremely clean, very friendly reception, and right in the middle of historic downtown so we could walk to everything. We thought $89 was a very good price for this location. Breakfast is continental -- pastries, muffins, bagels, toast, juice, fruit,... More

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean basic hotel. Reasonably priced and friendly staff. Great job with keeping parking lot clean in a downtown setting. Basic breakfast but many coffee shops in walking distance with great breakfasts! If you want a good hotel breakfast, stay somewhere else and pay twice as much for your waffle. Stayed here several times and never had any noise issues.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has great location. Near downtown but found out later that there are other hotels in the region better than this. The staff was friendly. The rooms are decent but they stink. Low pressure shower. The free breakfast was basic.

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Campbell, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is the best thing going for it. You can walk to a very lively downtown restaurant area. We arrived late and we were looking for somewhere to eat at 9:30 at night. There were several choices still available. The hotel itself was a bit shabby. Frayed towels, hole in the shower curtain. The continental breakfast... More

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Newberg, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed at this hotel twice in the past two months while on business in Boise. I chose it because of the location within walking distance of shops and restaurants in downtown Boise and it is also close to the terminus of the I184 freeway. The hotel is clean and up-to-date and the staff is friendly. Both trips I had... More

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Park City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I enjoyed my stay here. I had stayed here years ago and was expecting a run down place and was pleasantly surprised. We stayed in a king bed room in building B. The staff was great, the room was clean and other then a weak flowing shower head, it was just fine. I enjoyed having a refrigerator/freezer and a microwave... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Staff was very friendly, showers were hot with high water pressure bed was clean. The breakfast was the least impressive I had ever seen. Average price, average experience. I do recommend staying here if you're passing through for the night.

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Kennewick, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The hotel was very clean and the people were very nice the location was excellent. I went there with a friend to go see a concert at The Knitting Factory so it was in walking distance. My only complaints are--1.) that they charged me an extra $100 for a deposit, when I was booking the hotel nowhere did it say... More

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Idaho, USA
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29 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We have stayed here a few times and each one has been good. The area is very safe and a quick walk to many restaurants and bars. It can get noisy when all the drunks roll in from partying on Friday/Saturday nights. Our room was in the C building where they allow pets $89. The rooms are clean and large... More

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Address: 1070 Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702
Location: United States > Idaho > Boise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Safari Inn Downtown 2*
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