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Sawtelle Mountain Resort

2.5 of 5 4133 Quakie Lane, Island Park, ID 83429
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

room smelled like piss, very poor customer service, hotel is very ghetto and dirty found wrappers from christmas under the bed used water bottles everywhere, drunk snomobilers rode until 2:30AM, and as if the noise wasnt enough to try to sleep threw, there was a bright light shining right into our window all night. we rented a snow mobile that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The condos were better than I expected! My friend and I had a two day snowmobiling class out there and thought we would stay the week. We decided on a condo from reading about them on the website. When we arrived there was no receptionist available to help us check in as a sign on the door said they were... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Upon arrival in the condo it was immediately apparent that it had NOT been cleaned. There were candy wrappers by the fireplace, chips on the stairs, microwave had internal spatters, no soap or Linnens in the upper restroom. Utensils by the stove had food still on them. Black bubbles are not normal in a Hot Tub are they? IMMEDIATE ATTENTION... More 

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CANOGA PARK
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15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The room was neat and clean, but so small it was difficult to use. There was a microwave and coffee maker but no refrigerator. No real nightstands - just a tiny shelf on a lamp on only one side of the bed. Only one chair because there was not room for two. Barely room to stow luggage without it being... More 

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Homer Glen, Illinois, United States
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I called ahead and explained very clearly that I have a large rig, towing a trailer (65’ overall). They assured me there would be no problem. Well, the site may have been long enough, and if I was camping in a helicopter it would have been fine. The problem is, this campground is overgrown with trees and maneuvering to a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Sawtelle Resort SAVED OUR VACATION!! We were scheduled to stay at a friends cabin in Island Park, ID over Labor Day weekend. The bed we slept on at friends house was an old futon with a thin pad. When I was 20 that wasn't a problem. But I am old now. Unable to sleep due to aches and pain we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I recently tried to stay at this “resort” over Labor Day weekend. It was a last minute decision as I had family already staying there. I made my reservation online and planned on staying in a tent on one of their tent sites with my family which included three young children. On the Sawtelle Resort website there was a posting... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were going to Yellowstone from Idaho Falls and did not want to pay the high prices in West Yellowstone. We happened to pass through Island Park. I started looking through trip advisor and found Sawtelle. We called and he said only the economy room was left. It was just my husband and I, so we decided to go and... More 

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Hood River, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We usually stay in State and National campgrounds in a small RV, but were here for three nights with some friends who stayed in the hotel. I was really disappointed by the RV park. I didn't have high expectations but it was kind of a mess. This is ATV country, so everyone in park had an ATV that they were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Average in everything except price: fairly high for the location. no breakfast, room comparably small and with certain "moisture" smell. Clean and fits the purpose: sleep over and have fun in the nature. Staff is nice and offers vouchers for nearby Mexican restaurant: one can get either starter either dessert for free. There is a microwave in the room, and... More 

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Address: 4133 Quakie Lane, Island Park, ID 83429
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Location: United States > Idaho > Island Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sawtelle Mountain Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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Sawtelle Mountain Hotel Island Park
Sawtelle Mountain Resort Island Park, Idaho

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