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Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner

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1800 Fairview Ave., Boise, ID 83702 (Formerly Doubletree Boise Downtowner)
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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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Buhl, Idaho
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed here many times. This time the gentleman that helped me check-in was rude and helpful at the same time. This is the first time that I have been treated rudely. I will return in the future due to the location and quality. When we stay on the third floor it is always a party floor.

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Tualatin, Oregon
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is vintage 1060's (I think), but they do a good job in updating internally. Great value for price. I was there with my husband for a conference at the Cathedral of the Rockies. I love that they provide airport shuttle at no cost. The staff is very nice and helpful. the rooms are large, clean and comfortable. The... 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 

Idaho Falls, Idaho
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we enjoyed our stay at this hotel. the beds are the main reason we stay, super comfy. the rooms are clean. the bathrooms are updated and have a nice large shower head. location is good, we walked most places downtown. there is also a shuttle every half hour that will take you most places in the area. ( tipping is... More 

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

We appreciate you taking the time to comment about your stay with us as your feedback is important when providing our guests excellent service. Thank you for writing about your positive experience on Trip Advisor and recommending our hotel to others. We value you as a guest and we are always looking for ways to enhance our guest experience. We... More 

Pocatello, Idaho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice room on ground floor. Good location close to city center. Available shuttle a welcome surprise. The only "issue" I had was coverage at the front desk. When I checked in the gentleman behind the counter was very friendly and informative. When I came back to the front desk later that evening and when I went to check out in... 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. Sincerely, Ken Kester General Manager More 

Henderson, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 review
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 

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