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Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1800 Fairview Ave., Boise, ID 83702 (Formerly Doubletree Boise Downtowner)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Henderson, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at this hotel are the best; so friendly and accommodating. Whether it's the front desk staff such as Autumn, Ben, Pat, Beth, or the dining room staff, Amy and Tess, or the housekeepers, they greet you warmly and often. We love that it is so pet-friendly and the beds are the best! And Larry and Dean are readily... More 

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review on our property and your time with us. I appreciate that you took the time to recognize so many of our outstanding staff members. I do hope that you will come back and visit us again and if there is anything I can do to assist you with... More 

Carnation, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

It is a great place to stay. I like that room, the fact that you don't have to leave, the bar is there and you can get breakfast and be on our way. Ben was especially helpful and very kind. I checked out several rates and Red Lion was by far the least expensive.

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review on our property and your time with us. We value the input of all of our guests and are very pleased that you had a positive experience. Thanks for sharing your comments regarding Ben. Ben does a very good job. I will share your comments with Ben. Ken Kester General... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Recently stayed one night, opened my room and walked in and was overwhelmed with the smell of smoke. Called the front seat and Patrick immediately solved the problem without question getting me into a room in the tower. Most negative impressions can be negated with good customer service and such was the case in this scenario. Nice work Patrick. I'll... More 

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

We were thrilled to know that you had a great time with us during your recent stay. Thank you for taking the time to write nice comments about Patrick. I will certainly share your comments with Patrick. Thank you for writing about your positive experience on Trip Advisor and recommending our hotels to others! We appreciate the support! Sincerely, Ken... More 

Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here overnight on a road trip from Utah to Seattle. We wanted to break up our trip. The hotel is fairly close off the freeway. The staff was very friendly and welcoming both in check in and check out. Rooms clean and quiet. Bed was Super comfortable! They served food until midnight I think. We didn't eat but... More 

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments regarding our staff and amenities. We appreciate you posting your support on Trip Advisor Ken Kester General Manager More 

Sweet, Idaho
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We frequent this hotel for about a week a year and have always enjoyed our stays. The beds are very comfortable and the rooms are always clean. The staff here take great care of us and is very accommodating to any request. There is a nice sports bar that serves casual dinners and a breakfast/lunch restaurant as well. The outdoor... More 

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to respond on Trip Advisor and recommend our hotels to others! We appreciate that very much! Ken Kester General Manager More 

DALTON GARDENS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had a very pleasant stay at the Red Lion. Good value and good location if you want to be close to downtown. The first morning my husband had no hot water for his shower but we mentioned it to the staff and after that everything was great. The room was comfortable and quiet and the staff was polite. The... More 

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

We were thrilled to know that you had a great time with us during your recent stay. Thank you for taking the time to write such wonderful comments about our staff and hotel. Thank you for writing about your positive experience on Trip Advisor and recommending our hotels to others! We appreciate the support! Sincerely, Ken Kester General Manager More 

SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Red Lion is a nice hotel in a good location. The staff was really up to snuff when I checked in. I was super fast, especially considering I didn't have a reservation. The young lady was pleasant and knowledgeable. My bed was fine, the only problem I had was my room was a bit smokey. I believe the hotel... More 

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such wonderful comments about your recent stay with us at the Red Lion Hotel Boise. We are always thrilled when we are able to exceed the expectations of our guests. I would like to apologize for the smoky smell in your room. We are 100 non-smoking hotel, however at times do break... More 

whitebird
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This hotel was a surprising great find. Nice location, free shuttle to nearby restaurants, airport shuttle, free parking, a very dog friendly hotel. Good breakfast with buffet or order off menu, both were good with a very nice server and coffee. A convenient bar and restaurant with nice TV's. The staff were all very nice. Nice and clean rooms with... More 

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your experience here at the Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner. We realize that you can stay anywhere and we thank you for choosing the Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner. We hope to see you again in the very near future and if there is anything we can do to... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This hotel isn't the best but it is super quiet. The breakfast in the morning is plentiful and very filling and the hot tub is out of this world! If your looking for cheap but not paper thin walls cheap. This hotel will definitely fit. They have never been anything but nice to me and their bar has always got... More 

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments regarding our staff and amenities. We appreciate you posting your support on Trip Advisor Ken Kester General Manager More 

La Grande, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I needed a room close to medical appointments made for the following day. Some reviews said "dated" but I found the hotel to be quite nice. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. The room seemed clean when I entered and very tidy, until my hand stuck to the night stand, there were white stains in the dark brown bed... More 

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RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

I would like to extend my appreciation for the time you spent sharing your observations with me. I am truly sorry that you had a less than perfect stay. Please be assured that the items mentioned are being investigated and corrective action will be taken as necessary. Ken Kester General Manager More 

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Address: 1800 Fairview Ave., Boise, ID 83702 (Formerly Doubletree Boise Downtowner)
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Location: United States > Idaho > Boise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner 3*
Number of rooms: 182
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Also Known As:
Red Lion Boise
Boise Red Lion
Hotel Style:
#19 Family Hotel in Boise
#19 Business Hotel in Boise

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