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Challis Lodge and Lounge

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1220 E. Main St., Corner of HWY 93 and Main St., Challis, ID 83226
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Challis Lodge and Lounge
Ranked #2 of 5 Challis B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great tasting steaks. We learned that a bar in town had really good steaks. We went through town and the 3rd bar later we got a wonderful 1 lb steak that we shared . We also got an extra salad bar . What a treat!

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La Barge, Wyoming
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We broke down in Challis over Thanksgiving weekend and stayed at Challis Lodge and Lounge until we could get our vehicle fixed. The owners were very accommodating and so understanding. The bartender/waitress in the Lounge was friendly and attentive. The food was superb. The rooms were clean and cozy with new pillows and mattresses. We will be definitely be staying... More

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Boerne, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This motel is modest but comfortable. The staff was very friendly, the beds were comfortable and the room was spacious and clean. It was like stepping back into the 1950's where everyone knows everyone and neighbors sat out on their front porches and visited each other in the evening. We went on a very busy (yes, it does get busy... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We try to support local and this was. Vintage motel, very barebones but adequate, especially considering the great price. Room was clean, but no amenities like dryer or coffee. Owner is friendly and quick to help resolve things like where do we plug in the AC unit. Best part was a decent lounge and steak dinner in the attached restaurant.... More

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

My husband and I stopped in Challis because it was too late to continue driving to Salmon. The Lodge was the only place in town that still had lights on. We went in to see if they had a room and the staff was great. They had just closed the kitchen but turned it back on so we could get... More

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Address: 1220 E. Main St., Corner of HWY 93 and Main St., Challis, ID 83226
Location: United States > Idaho > Challis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Challis Lodge And Lounge Idaho

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
After an active day of enjoying nature’s wonders, stop in the Challis Lodge & Lounge for a bite to eat, a cold drink, and a place to rest. The restaurant features a hearty menu highlighted by their delicious hand-cut steaks, as well as a full service bar. The motel houses eighteen rooms and offers the amenities of home for a reasonable price. For down-home hospitality and service the Challis Lodge & Lounge is your best bet. Please note that due to current smoking laws in Idaho, no one under 21 is allowed in the restaurant and bar area. ... more   less 
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