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Boise Inn

4060 W Fairview Ave, Boise, ID 83706 (Formerly Vista Inn Boise)
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Ranked #47 of 55 hotels in Boise
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Salinas, California, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The owners are very unprofessional i even saw them cussing out guests in the lobby. The rooms smell bad and need to be maintained. The bed comforter smelled like cooking oil and felt like it had had never been washed. I found several spiders and got 3 spider bites during my stay. Every time we asked for extra toilet paper... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an old econo lodge it's not an inn not hotel it's a motel terrible beds filthy dirty showers horrible towels no soap no shampoo I am lucky I got got sheets on the bed very poor upkeep I have stayed at motel 6s that where better

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I believe this used to be an Econo Lodge, then became the Vista Inn and is now the Boise Inn. The current owners do make attempts to keep it clean but the entire building as well as the rooms are in need of extensive maintenance. By maintenance, I am referring to several rooms with broken windows which are visible from... More

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Boise, ID.
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I lived in this hotel for a year. You are about 50 yards from the Boise River and the green belt, that goes for miles and miles. In just a few blocks you are right in the middle of down town. The owners are friendly and offer discounts for longer stays. Free WIFI and cable TV. I was last there... More

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Boise, Idaho
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Im not at all shocked this place has so many bad reviews I am shocked that they maintain a business with the way they treat guests, the man at the front desk acted as if I was a robber, my name had not been added by accident and they threatened me for "tresspassing" and said I couldnt even be added... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This place needs to be condemned worst place ever smelled worst than rotting flesh 75 dollars for a room with two beds in the scummiest part of town the homeless were half a block away, the Boise inn smelled bad of at least ten years or more of cigarette smoke that filled the lobby area and hallways looked bad and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Room smelled of urine window was broke looked like black mold in bath room Wanted to leave and find another place after paying Verry rude people charged us for 2 hours to get a refund never again dont go

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

The other reviewer has it completely right in her summation of the rude ownership. While I was staying here and was paid through a week my card stopped working on the second day. The owner instead of politely dropping what she was doing and issuing me a new card told me rudely to wait until she finished the totally unimportant... More

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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

I was here in boise for a three day business trip and I needed a cheap hotel to stay in. The Boise Inn had pretty good service, and the rooms were very clean. I will definatlely stay at the Boise Inn in the future.

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Boise, Idaho
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

When this was The Econo Lodge it was a very nice place to stay. Now I will not stay there with the new ownership. The front desk clerk was very rude and snappy. He lost his cool and was very disrespectful. After standing at the window for 20 minutes waiting for someone to help us he finally showed up. Obviously... More

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Address: 4060 W Fairview Ave, Boise, ID 83706 (Formerly Vista Inn Boise)
Location: United States > Idaho > Boise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
Boise Hotel Boise
Econo Lodge Boise
Vista Hotel Boise
Boise Econo Lodge

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