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Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner

3.0 of 5
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1800 Fairview Ave., Boise, ID 83702 (Formerly Doubletree Boise Downtowner)
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Misty Bulle was the person working the front counter as I arrived to check into my hotel room. I had been traveling all day and was looking forward to a good night sleep in the Red Lions's comfortable king size bed. I arrived late for my check in and she greated my boyfriend and I with a smile even in... More 

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1 Thank Maddie T
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Thank you so much for taking the time to complete a review on our hotel. We are delighted to hear that your expectations were met and you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again. Beth Front office Manager More 

Marsing, Idaho
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After making my reservation I immediately called the hotel to see if we could possibly get a room with a king bed, with a view, and a balcony. The VERY nice gentleman on the phone was able to give us everything we hoped for and when we arrived the room did not disappoint. The room is very spacious, excellent mattress,... 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 on Tripadvisor. I'm glad that you enjoyed so many things about our hotel. I appreciate you mentioning the great view, free shuttle, free bottle of water, nice soaps and shampoos, excellent mattress,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Encountered issues with very loud party under my room in hotel till 2:00am. Called front desk, they told me to call police! Huh? Don't they take responsibility for their own bookings and parties? All guests should be well taken care of (I had 4 day reservations, not just a one night wedding party). Hotel room good, restaurant good, service slow... 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. We value the input of all of our guests. Thanks for sharing your comments both positive and negative regarding your stay. I'm glad you thought our hotel rooms and restaurant were good. I apologize there was an issue with noise and trouble with... More 

Fallon, Nevada
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Public areas and rooms are a little dated but clean and comfy. Front desk person was professional and friendly. Very reasonable price. They offered a shuttle service to and from downtown but we didn't partake. Definitely a nice feature since parking downtown can be a hassle.

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Thank DorminR
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. I appreciate that found our rooms clean, comfortable and priced reasonably. Thank you for your comments about our professional and... More 

Reno, Nevada
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41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

The decor is dated, but the hotel is clean, the sheets are crisp, the staff is friendly, and the price is right. A big plus - the windows open! After a 6-hour drive, we enjoyed the 20 minute walk to the downtown area. Another review recommended Uber as a quick and cheap ride if walking is not possible.

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

I appreciate you taking the time to post your review of your recent stay at the Red Lion Boise Downtowner. I'm glad to hear that your thought our rooms were clean with crisp sheets and we have friendly staff. The view of Boise from our rooms on the upper floors certainly is very nice. Yes we are a short walk... More 

Washington State
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35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Check-in was smooth and friendly and I receive a Kind bar and upgraded wifi for being part of the their loyalty program. Decor was a bit dated, but the bed was comfortable and there were outlets in the room everywhere I needed them.

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Thank mcksh
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 that you had a positive experience. We appreciate you being a member of our Hello Rewards club and that you enjoyed the Kind bar at check-in and... More 

Milwaukee, Wi
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191 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Stayed here recently and found it comfortable. It is a bit dated in the decor but did not have the hubris of charging for a high rating. It was nice, comfortable and worth taking at the price. The check-in people were helpful. They even have a free ride to and from the downtown entertainment district.

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Thank TomM_8
RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments regarding our amenities and hotel. We appreciate you posting your support on Trip Advisor. I glad to read that our hotel meet the needs of your business trip. I do hope that you will come back and visit us again and if there is anything I can do to assist you with your next... More 

Nampa, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

this hotel is great amazing staff and food great service pet friendly close to downtown clean rooms and staff goes above and beyond to help guests I would definitely stay here again just a pleasant hotel to stay at

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Thank Misty B
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 on TripAdvisor. I will certainly share your comments with our staff. They all work hard to help our guest have positive experience while... More 

Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Staff was friendly. I appreciated checking in early, as I arrived Monday morning from the airport and needed to refresh before my business appointments. Reasonable price, will definitely stay here again on future visit.

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Thank thankful98034
RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your positive review online at TripAdvisor.com. It was a pleasure to read that you thought our staff was friendly and that they were able to check you in early Monday morning prior to your business meetings. It was also nice to see that you believed our location was convenient and you had... More 

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80 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This hotel is in a convenient spot – just a short uber away from many downtown restaurants. The hotel is clean and the room was large. The bed was comfortable with multiple pillows. It also has a large parking lot that is well lit.The hot tub was a bit small but was clean. You can get a latte in the... More 

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Thank FrequentTraveler1199
RL828, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your positive review regarding your recent stay with us. I'm glad to hear that you felt our hotel was clean, comfortable and had the amenities you needed. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in the near future. Ken Kester General Manager More 

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