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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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DALTON GARDENS
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The hotel location is right outside of downtown. A little sketchy neighborhood. We checked in when it was dark made me a little nervous. Check in was easy fast our room was very clean and surprisingly newly renovated. You wouldn't expect it from the outside. it was nice for a one night stay.

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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 pleased to know that we enjoyed your visit. Ken Kester General Manager More 

Pocatello, Idaho, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

In looking for a place to host an event for 200 people, we selected the Red Lion because of the staff. Everyone was amazing! During the event, any problems were resolved quickly and the location of the meeting rooms made the event work very well. We were a bit apprehensive about the food at first, based on a dinner in... 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 your meeting, 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... More 

Big Sky, Montana, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We Travel to Boise three to four times a year to see family.WeI grew up Twin Falls. We stayed here three times this year and the staff and rooms were great. The exception being the bar tender the last time we stayed on September 5th. The Bar tender was a jerk. The rudest service I have had. I love coming... 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. I am truly sorry that you had a less than positive experience in our bar. We will be working with... More 

Idaho Falls, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I travel to Boise between 1-4 times a year and for the last 3 years I have been staying at the Red Lion. I have never had a problem, and if I did they were quick to fix it (sending a remote up, fixing a clogged bathtub etc.) The staff is always friendly and willing to make your stay the... More 

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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 

Boise
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Our room had a roll-in shower so there wasn't a tub, but the room was clean, up-to-date, and comfortable. The internet was easy to access, was dependable, and fast. I'd recommend this hotel to anyone.

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I appreciate you writing about your positive experience on Trip Advisor and recommending our hotel to others! We appreciate the support. Sincerely, 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:
#20 Family Hotel in Boise
#22 Business Hotel in Boise

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