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Whitebird Summit Lodge

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   2141 Old White Bird Hill Road, Grangeville, ID 83530
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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white bird
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I live in the area but had not visited the ranch before. I wanted to take some family members on a horseback ride and made a reservation with them. The ride was the real deal. I have been on rides at other places in the U.S. On those occassions the trails were as wide as a dirt road. Not so... More

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Rockford, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

My daughter's family (including grand kids) and I stayed at the lodge while doing activities provide by the Lockey U Outfitters. I've written a separate review for the Outfitters. Our stay at the lodge was exceptional. The service from Terri, Frank (owners) and the rest of the staff was outstanding. They all exuded great customer service. Everyone was super friendly.The... More

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Terrischmitz, Owner at Whitebird Summit Lodge, responded to this review

We are a great location to base your adventure trips out of. Close to the Salmon River for Rafting , Horse back riding right out of the lodge. Hiking trails and great fishing trips all close by. It was great having you back with us again and it was wonderful for you to share the adventure with your grand kids.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We have been to Whitebird Summit Lodge twice now and have loved both visits. Frank and Terri are very welcoming. My husband and daughter love horseback riding - it is not the typical nose to tail slow walk through the dust on broken down nags that you find at most places. The wildlife in the area is great. Take a... More

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Terrischmitz, Owner at Whitebird Summit Lodge, responded to this review

Ann Thankyou - we also had allot of laughs this past week with you guys. Glad you were able to get out and enjoy all the activities in the area to do - even though the zip line was a little bit of a drive it is all about an adventure and family time. Buddy was a sweet heart while... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

This is not a lodge in any sense of the word. We arrived after six hours of driving, to check in at 3:15 pm, and rang and rang. (Mind, we reserved the Wisconsin room in February, 2013.) Waited for someone to answer. Just as we were ready to leave, someone ( not the proprietor) answered, and mentioned our patio room... More

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Terrischmitz, Owner at Whitebird Summit Lodge, responded to this review

I apologize for the change in rooms. We only wished you would have stated your concerns when you were at the lodge. Your review is some what misleading as you did not stay with us , you would have no idea what kind of service you would have recieved. If I would have known you would have been so concerned... More

Edmonton, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This accommodation did not suit my standards. The room was okay just had a few spiders but most unappealing were the many animals displayed on the walls. This accommodation was part of a tour. Owners were nice. Would not stay there again.

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Terrischmitz, Owner at Whitebird Summit Lodge, responded to this review

Our bed and breakfast is filled with many taxidermy displays from all over the world. We have been very fotrunate to have traveled to many rare and exotic places. Our website shows many of these displays and we welcome our guests to ask questions and learn about the many animals and what their habitat is like and what land they... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Frank and Terri Schmitz really have B&Bs down pat. During our entire stay, they made us feel like their house was our house. The food was outstanding, the rooms were spacious and clean, the views from the private balcony (or the group balcony) were wonderful, and Frank is a great storyteller. Frank, who doubles (triples? quadruples?) as a hunting guide,... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

My friends and I recently spent a night at the Whitebird Summit Lodge, having visited previously in 2005. We had another very enjoyable experience at this relaxing, laid back mountain retreat. The proprietors, Terri and Frank, are extremely hospitable, the home style meals (dinner and breakfast) were great, the views and atmosphere were terrific, the overnight rooms are very comfortable... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This B&B was an incredible find! It is a great get-away for couples and/or families. Terri and Frank are wonderful hosts and treat everyone like family. The breakfasts are delicious and you can also use their BBQ to fix your own dinners.

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Carmichael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Though I was surprised by the lodge, my stay was a pleasant one. Frank and Terri are wonderful hosts and the lodge is clean and homey, but a bit too homey for me. I prefer being more isolated from other guests and having more privacy. This lodge is more like a B&B within someone's home. There are many shared spaces... More

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Eagle, Idaho
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

This B & B Lodge provides the best in an Idaho Experience. The location is rural but the hospitality and warmth are as good as you will find anywhere. The lodge provides many options for activity, i.e. horseback riding, hiking, but it also provides the option to just enjoy life in a gorgeous mountain setting. Terri's breakfasts and dinners were... More

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Additional Information about Whitebird Summit Lodge

Also Known As:
Summit White Bird
White Bird Summit
Whitebird Summit Lodge Grangeville, Idaho
Address: 2141 Old White Bird Hill Road, Grangeville, ID 83530
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Location: United States > Idaho > Grangeville
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Grangeville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Whitebird Summit Lodge 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bed and Breakfast located on 70 acres overlooking White Bird Canyon in north central Idaho. Large display of taxidermy displays from all over the world in the lodge. Ranch animals with Horses on premise for trail rides. Minutes from the Salmon River and Snake river. Frank and Terri live on property to assure all needs are taken care of. Full breakfast included each morning. Nightly bonfires that include some great story telling. Star gazing with dark skies away from the big city. This is your Idaho Vacation Destination for any outdoor activity. ... more   less 
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