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Boise Inn

4060 W Fairview Ave, Boise, ID 83706 (Formerly Vista Inn Boise)
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Ranked #47 of 54 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

This was a very bad experience dirty rooms smells like piss and cigarette smoke from the lobby up to the third floor cigarette burns all over carpets everything is old needs updated also furniture not so pet friendly staff was rude treated us like crap wouldnt give us a ice bucket i got from third floor to first floor to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

the worst motel i have ever experienced in my life. the owners are completely unprofessional and treat their customers very poor i saw the management cussing at guests on multiple occasions for petty reasons. the entire motel smells of cat urine and cooking oil i wouldn't wish a night in this motel on my worst enemy. go to the budget... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The elevator didn't work, the king bed had queen size pad so about 1/3 of the bed had just a sheet over the rough mattress, the upholstered chair was so dirty we wouldn't even put luggage on it, the door to the bathroom was so warped it was de-laminated and shredded. It wouldn't take much investment to make it a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

After looking at other hotels in the neighborhood, we were pleasantly surprised by the Boise Inn. The staff matched a price we had found online and gave us a nice room near an exit. The room was clean, nicely decorated, and well lit. The bed was comfortable and the TV was small but nice. Parking was easy, convienet, and well... More 

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Salinas, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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 July 29, 2014 via mobile

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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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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

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
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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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