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Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner

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1800 Fairview Ave., Boise, ID 83702 (Formerly Doubletree Boise Downtowner)
Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner
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Ranked #24 of 54 Hotels in Boise
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Novato, California
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17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for a week and I was very pleased with my stay. The hotel staff were all very friendly and helpful, the room was big with a nice comfy bed and pillows, big bathroom with lots of towels and bath supplies, nice TV with good channel selection, good internet (although I don't like their policy of offering faster... 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. We do hope that you will come and visit us again and if there is anything we can do to assist you with... More 

Seattle
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got badly injured while vacationing with my family. We showed up on our way back home and the entire team at Red Lion swung into action, from the front desk to the van drivers who arranged to have me driven in the Red Lion van to the airport (thank you Tim and Zach) to everyone in between. I am... 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just wanted to give some feedback regarding our less than stellar visit... We checked into our room that was situated right outside the pool, but we are traveling with kids, so we figured it was just the breaks. Upon entering our room, the floor was wet, the room wasn't clean, there were pieces of debris in the bathroom, the toilet... 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 

Mesa
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were traveling to see our daughter and her family. We had made reservations at a hotel in Twin Falls, but we realized that we were going to be too tired for the extra hours it would take so we decided to stay in Boise. We checked in rather late and left early, but the hotel was... 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. We value the input of all of our guests and are very pleased that you had a positive experience. We do hope that you will come and visit us again and if there is anything we can do to assist... More 

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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been staying in some budget motels before we got here. We were paying more and getting a lot less. The Red Lion is very nice in the lobby and room. The bed is huge and very comfortable. The restaurant is modest, but the food was good. This is a good place to stay, and it is convenient to... 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 

Morehead City, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location close to downtown within walking distance as we headed into town for the Live after 5 music. We did enjoy the outdoor pool and hot tub. Next door we discovered an amazing sushi restaurant 'Sushi joy'

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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 amenities and hotel. We appreciate you posting your support on Trip Advisor. 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 reservation, please do not hesitate to contact us directly. Ken Kester General Manager More 

Oakland, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

On site bar. Very reasonable bar prices, free popcorn and screen tv for sports. Very clean rooms. Clean gym with filtered cold water. There were free bikes for bike riding. My only gripe would be the toilet had a slow flush , which meant you had to hold the handle down to make sure it went down.

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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 amenities and hotel. We appreciate you posting your support on Trip Advisor. 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 reservation, please do not hesitate to contact us directly. Ken Kester General Manager More 

Bozeman, Montana
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48 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

While it is a little better than some Red Lions I have stayed in it was still a disappointing experience. The food at the bar was actually pretty good, but my food was charged to my room despite me telling the server I just wanted to pay for it( I also gave the server my credit card and signed for... 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 submit a review on our property and your time with us. We value the input of all of our guests. I would like to apologize for not meeting your expectations. I'm sorry that there were issues with your food bill from our bar and the way we handled your co-worker's guest rooms issue.... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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140 reviews
95 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I stayed here as a a result of an "express deal" with Priceline. I paid $59 + tax. To the best of my knowledge, this is the only non airport area hotel that offers van service to and from the Boise airport. Very nice business hotel. My only gripe is that the hotel was over a mile from downtown. I... 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. We value the input of all of our guests and are very pleased that you had a positive experience. We do hope that you will come and visit us again and if there is anything we can do to assist... More 

Twin Falls, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Great service can't wait to stay there again! If you like Chines food there is a Excellent chines restaurant behind the hotel. The staff is very knowledgeable about locale activities and help my wife and I find some really fun things to do.

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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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