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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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Ranked #18 of 56 hotels in Boise
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Close to downtown, friendly & helpful staff, clean, comfortable & attractive rooms, good beds, lots of parking, attractive lobby, quiet...One of the nicest establishments in Boise at a reasonable price. Guests never need to be frazzled here; there's always someone to help.A pleasant stay almost guaranteed.

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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. We are always thrilled when we are able to exceed the expectations of our guests. Exceeding your expectations is what we aim to do each and every time and knowing that we... More

Boise
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has always been a favorite of the ISGCI, and once again the staff went above and beyond to make it an event that will long be remembered with great fondness. The whole weekend was nothing less that perfection!

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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 recommend our hotels to others! We appreciate the support! Sincerely, Ken Kester General Manager More

Boise
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A/C in the room was lacking Needs some sprucing up Beds and Pillow were awful There was a blood stain on my comforter The restaurant and bar need to expand their menu The waitress in the café and the bartender on Saturday night were both great They need a sundries store

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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 us. I am truly sorry that you had a less than perfect stay. The points you addressed are very understandable and we appreciate you bringing them to our attention. We will take action to correct the items you mentioned. Thank you for your positive... More

Peculiar, MO
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got into Boise late & tired. So we were happy to have had a good nights sleep here the room was very nice clean and comfortable bed Staff was nice pleasant and courteous I wish we had more time to enjoy the pool And exercise room. Very reasonable with Priceline would stay again if in Idaho

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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. We value the input of all of our guests and are very pleased to know that we were able to exceed your expectations. Ken Kester] General Manager More

Boise, Idaho
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends from Texas came to visit us so we decided to make our own stay-cation while they were here in Boise. We booked a room next to theirs on the 6th floor of the Red Lion Downtowner. On July 4th we got the evening started at Characters...the sports bar inside the hotel. Dinner was great and so was the service.... 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 recommend our hotels to others! We appreciate the support! Sincerely, Ken Kester General Manager More

Milton Freewater, Oregon
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was great about this hotel except they only have one person in the bar to help you. He had to take food orders and deliver and make drinks. The bar was fairly busy and the bartender needed a waitress to help with service. The magnetic keycard opener on the pool door was broken so we had to walk around... More

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

It was a great pleasure reading the thorough review you wrote about our property recently. The points you addressed are very understandable and we appreciate you bringing them to our attention. Ken Kester General Manager More

Redmond, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed in this hotel twice since my son and his wife moved to Boise. Very convenient to downtown and all Boise has to offer. Hotel is clean, staff pleasant, buffet breakfast is a good deal. The carpet is the hallways seems a tad worn but that would be my only complaint. I will absolutely stay there again.

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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. We value the input of all of our guests and are very pleased to know that we were able to exceed your expectations. We do hope that you will come and visit us again and if there is anything we... More

Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
21 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

highly value for money. check in was quick and efficient. we were also able to choose the which floor we would like the rooms to be. the driver doing the airport transfer was friendly and entertaining. breakfast variety could improve though. it gets boring after the third day

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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. We value the input of all of our guests and are very pleased to know that we were able to exceed your expectations. More

Nampa, Idaho
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Check in was friendly and efficient. The beds are still sooooooooooo comfy. I had trouble adjusting the temperature (not their fault I'm under 5 feet tall and can't see what I'm doing), so I called and they sent someone right up who showed me what to do and then set it himself to my specifications. Furniture and fixtures were in... More

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback on your recent stay. We are thrilled to know that we were able to exceed your expectations and we’re delighted that you took the time to post this feedback. More

Central Valley, CA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
66 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I presumed the Downtowner was downtown. I found it to be located in a somewhat desolate area on the far western fringe of "downtown." It is a stretch to consider it downtown. Anything of note in the city center is a long eight blocks walk from the hotel. Plus another two blocks walk to the main restaurant and entertainment center.... 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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Address: 1800 Fairview Ave., Boise, ID 83702 (Formerly Doubletree Boise Downtowner)
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Location: United States > Idaho > Boise
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Hotel Class:3 star — Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#11 Romantic Hotel in Boise #20 Family Hotel in Boise #24 Business Hotel in Boise
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An ideal location in the center of everything and conveniently located off I-184 in the core of downtown Boise, Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner is just 15 minutes from the airport via our free airport transportation. Take a short drive to the State Capitol, the Boise Convention Center and many other popular attractions. We're just minutes away from the beautiful Boise River and Boise State University.182 fully renovated, comfortable guest rooms and two spacious suites welcome you to our seven-story, full-service property. Guest rooms feature 37" flat-screen televisions, microwaves, mini-refrigerators, phones and coffeemakers. Complimentary wi-fi is also available throughout the hotel, including all guest and meeting spaces. Take advantage our fitness center, whirlpool and swimming pool and take some time to explore Boise's Greenbelt jogging path, just steps away. Seven golf courses, shopping, skiing, rafting and the great Idaho outdoors are all close by.With 8,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space, the Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner is a full service convention hotel able to accommodate up to 250 guests for your next conference or special occasion.This hotel offers a range of dining options, including a'la carte restaurant dining from an abbreviated menu to a cozy lounge in which to order appetizers and a beverage to enjoy with your Café2Go purchases. All select service hotels feature the Roaring Start Breakfast Buffet, Café2Go and catering services. ... more   less 
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